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Sonia, Akhilesh, Ram Naik Condoles The Demise Of Ravindra Jain

Ravindra Jain

UP Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav mourned the demise of legendary music composer, director, lyricist and singer Ravindra Jain, who died at Lilawati hospital in Mumbai on Friday. In a condolence message, Naik recalled the commitment of Ravindra Jain to the music world and said he had carved a niche for himself by his diligent work and ability. ...

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Bihar Elections : 33% Candidates Face Criminal Cases

Bihar Elections

Around 33% of the candidates for the second phase of the Bihar elections have proclaimed their criminal cases, with the BJP, JD-U and RJD leading with most number of such applicants, the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said on Friday. There are 456 candidates in the second phase of the Bihar elections. Voting for 32 seats in the second phase ...

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If I am devil, Modi is super demon says Lalu

Lalu Prasad

The former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav hit back on Friday saying Modi was a ‘super demon’. This is a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called RJD chief Lalu Prasad a ‘shaitan’ (devil). He said Modi abused him because he belonged to the Yaduvanshi community and was from the backward caste. “Modi has insulted all Yaduvanshis by abusing me.” “If ...

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Tosa Maidan to be developed as a tourist destination: CM Sayeed

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed said on Friday that the Tosa Maidan vacated by the army last year would be developed as a prime tourist destination. He said his government had kept separate funds to develop new tourist destinations so that more and more tourists visited the state. Located in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, the meadow spread over ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Addresses 40 Rallies for Bihar Polls


Recognized as an expert speaker by supporters and political enemies alike, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ready to set a record ahead of Bihar assembly elections: addressing around 40 rallies as the star campaigner of the BJP-led NDA – the most by any prime minister. None of the prime ministers before Modi has ever gone to Bihar more than two-three ...

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Modi is poised to set a record in Bihar elections

PM Narendra Modi

He is acknowledged as a master orator by both followers and political adversaries alike. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is poised to set a record ahead of the Bihar assembly elections. He is likely to end up addressing around 40 rallies as the star campaigner of the BJP-led NDA. After the Election Commission announced the dates for the assembly polls, Modi ...

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Modi questioned on his silence for reservation issue

Lalu Modi

On Thursday Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s silence on the issue of reservation for Dalits and OBCs after RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat demanded a review of the policy. “Why has Modi remained silent on the reservation issue after the RSS chief demanded to end it. He should have either condemned the statement or ...

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No ‘one size fits all’ solution for social development: Bishnoi tells UN

Bhagwant Singh Bishnoi

Nations have different types of responsibilities in reaching the common development goals in The Agenda 2030 adopted at the UN summit last month. There is no “one size fits all” solution, India’s Deputy Permanent Representative Bhagwant Singh Bishnoi said. Bishnoi pointed to the lack of finance in developing countries to achieve these ambitious goals and said international funding was necessary to ...

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Swachh Bharat Mission helps set up 95 lakh toilets in one year

Swachh Bharat Mission

Almost 95 lakh toilets were set up in rustic India in the most recent one year since the launch of the Swachh Bharat Mission, Rural Development Minister Birender Singh said on Wednesday. The quantity of toilets developed was more than the objective of 60 lakh, Singh said releasing a coffee table book on Swachh Bharat Mission. He said states like West Bengal, Karnataka, Rajasthan ...

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Human trafficking a borderless, organised crime

Rajnath Singh

On Wednesday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said human trafficking is a “borderless, organised crime”. His ministry had put in place an effective mechanism to curb the menace. “Human trafficking is a very sensitive and serious issue. It is a borderless organised crime and India alone is not a victim of human trafficking as it is a global phenomenon. It ...

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