Haryana to purchase land of farmers for development

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 21:56

Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) The Haryana government has decided to implement a special scheme under which it will purchase small landholdings of farmers, consolidate these and use the consolidated land for development works, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday.


CBI notice to Tripura minister on chit fund case

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 21:54

Agartala, June 24 (IANS) Tripura Social Welfare Minister Bijita Nath on Saturday said she has got a CBI notice for questioning in connection with a case of the Rose Valley chit fund scam.


Car mows down two, injures two on Delhi footpath

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 21:52

New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Two unidentified men were killed and at least two others injured on Saturday after a car ran over them as they were resting on a footpath in north Delhi, police said.


CBI arrests ex-ED official in bribery case

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 21:14

Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) The CBI on Saturday arrested a senior officer, earlier working with the ED on deputation, on the charge of demanding Rs 50 lakh in bribe from an accused in the multi-crore National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam, an official said.


EC rejects AAP plea, office of profit case to continue

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 21:00

New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In a setback to the AAP, the Election Commission has rejected the pleas of 21 party legislators -- whose appointment as Parliamentary Secretaries was set aside by the court -- to drop the "office of profit" case against them.


Islamophobia being spread in India, says Owaisi

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 20:48

Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday said Islamophobia was being spread in the country, resulting in incident of lynching of Muslims.


BJP MP George Baker allegedly attacked by Trinamool

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 20:44

Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) BJP MP George Baker and some party workers were on Saturday injured after alleged Trinamool Congress workers attacked them in West Bengal's East Burdwan district.


Mamta regime not solving Darjeeling issue for political benefit: BJP

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 20:30

Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Saturday claimed that the ruling Trinamool Congress is not willing to resolve the Darjeeling unrest to gain political benefit in the region by trying to create a divide between Nepali and Bengali communities.


Congress MLA apologises to disabled man trolled on social media

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 20:22

Kochi, June 24 (IANS) Congress legislator Roji M. John on Saturday went to the home of a hearing and speech impaired man here to "apologise on behalf of everyone" who had shared his picture on social media, captioning it the "first drunkard on Kochi Metro".


Will welcome Nitish Kumar into NDA: BJP

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 20:16

Patna, June 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party and its ally Lok Janshakti Party on Saturday said they will welcome Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar into the National Democratic Alliance.