63 people died in Himachal Pradesh this monsoon:Chief Minister Jai Ram

New Delhi: As many as 63 people have lost their lives in Himachal Pradesh this monsoon season, while 25 of them were killed in heavy rains in the last few days, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur informed the assembly on Tuesday. Replying to a discussion on the second day of the monsoon session, Thakur said […]

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B S Yediyurappa finally expands Cabinet, inducts 17 Ministers

New Delhi: More than three weeks after he was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka, B S Yediyurappa on Tuesday expanded his ministry by inducting 17 ministers into his Cabinet. This is the first Cabinet expansion after he assumed office on July 26 and proved his government’s majority on the floor of the […]

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Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad stopped at Jammu Airport, sent back

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad was stopped at the Jammu airport on Tuesday and sent back to Delhi, a party leader said, the second time in a month the former chief minister was not allowed to visit Jammu and Kashmir. “Azad sahib had arrived from Delhi at around 2.45 pm and was […]

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After Delhi High Court denies protection,Chidambaram meets Sibal,others in Supreme Court for discussing further action

New Delhi: Congress leader P Chidambaram Tuesday discussed with senior advocates Kapil Sibal, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Salman Khurshid the situation after the Delhi High Court dismissed his anticipatory bail plea in corruption and money laundering cases related to the INX Media scam. Sibal was asked by Supreme Court official to place Chidambaram’s petition before […]

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4 persons killed in road accidents in Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi: Four persons were killed in separate road accidents in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Tuesday. Two persons were killed while three others sustained serious injuries, when a truck hit a car in Faridpur area of Bareilly district, police said. The accident took place on Monday night when the five youth were returning from […]

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Maharashtra:eight-year-old boy gets stuck in lift, rescued

New Delhi: An eight-year-old boy was injured after his leg got stuck between the doors of an elevator at a residential building in Maharashtra’s Thane city, an official said on Tuesday. He was later rescued by a fire brigade team and rushed to a hospital, regional disaster management cell chief Santosh Kadam said. The incident […]

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Supreme Court to hear plea against changes to Karnataka Right to Education rules

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear a plea challenging the amendments to Karnataka’s Right to Education rules under which an unaided school will not obliged now to give 25 per cent reservation to EWS children in case a government school is available within the neighbourhood. A bench of Justices N V Ramana, […]

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Madhya Pradesh government signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Centre for metro rail projects

New Delhi: Metro trains will soon be plying in Madhya Pradesh as the state government on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Centre for metro rail systems in Bhopal and Indore, officials said. The MoU was signed here in the presence of Madhya Pradesh’s minister for Urban Development and Housing Jaivardhan Singh […]

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