Gujarat Becomes First State to Implement 10% Quota

New Delhi :The Gujarat government has said that it will implement the 10 per cent reservations in government jobs and higher education for the economically backward sections in the general category from January 14. The Constitutional amendment to provide the 10 per cent quota received assent of President Ram Nath Kovind Saturday. “The economically weaker […]

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20 Tamil fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

New Delhi: At least 20 Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested Sunday by the Sri Lankan Navy for fishing off Neduntheevu, sources said. Eleven fishermen hailing from Pudukottai district and nine from Jegathapattinam were surrounded by the Lankan Navy for fishing in the Lankan waters early Sunday morning and were later taken to Karainagar for an […]

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Rajasthan :BJP Picks Gulab Chand Katariya as Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan

New Delhi :Former Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Katariya has been elected as the Leader of Opposition in the new House, a month after the Rajasthan Assembly election results were announced. After former chief minister Vasundhara Raje’s recent appointment as the party’s national vice president, the frontrunners for the post were said to be Kataria, […]

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BJP on collation: ‘ SP, BSP coming together for their survival ‘

New Delhi: The BJP Saturday said the SP and the BSP came together for their survival, and not for the country or Uttar Pradesh, and downplayed suggestions that the alliance will have a major impact on the upcoming Lok Sabha polls . “The SP and BSP have allied neither for the country nor for Uttar […]

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Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati to hold joint press on Saturday

New Delhi :Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav and BSP chief Mayawati will address a joint press meet here Saturday, amid talks of seat-sharing for Lok Sabha polls from which the Congress seems to be almost out. The joint press conference at a posh hotel here was announced Friday by SP national secretary Rajendra Chaudhary and […]

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Again heavy snowfall in most parts of Kashmir, Srinagar-Jammu highway closed

New Delhi: Most parts of Kashmir, including the plains, received fresh snowfall Friday which led to closure of the Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only all-weather road-link connecting the valley with the rest of the country. The MeT Office has forecast intermittent light precipitation for the next 24 hours. Kashmir, including plains of the valley, received […]

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Jammu and Kashmir : Moderate intensity earthquake jolts

New Delhi: A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale jolted in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. “The earthquake occurred today morning at 8.22 a.m. The epicentre of the earthquake was located 63.6 km north of Leh town,” an official of the disaster management department said. “The coordinates of the tremor were latitude […]

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Unauthorised’ Bhagwat Katha programme cancelled in Greater Noida

NOIDA: A day after the Noida administeration faced flake for banning Friday namaaz at a public park, a Hindu religious event scheduled to be held on a government land in Greater Noida was stopped Wednesday after authorities found it lacked requisite permission officials said. A nine-day Bhagwat Katha was to begin on Wednesday the Hindu religious programme, […]

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35 students injured as bus went off road were on way to attend PM Modi’s rally

SHIMLA: Thirty-five students were injured when a private school bus travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a hillside in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. Five of the students are critical and the rest have been admitted to a hospital, a district official said. The group, which belonged to a computer centre, was travelling to […]

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Vinod Verma appointed Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel’s advisor

RAIPUR: Vinod Verma has been appointed as political advisor of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. Another Jounalist Ruchir Garg was appointed as his media advisor. The General Administration Department (GAD) appointed four advisors to the chief minister, an official statement said. Besides, Pradip Sharma was appointed planning, policy, agriculture and rural development advisor and Rajesh […]

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