Kochi : Continuing their imperious form in the ongoing T20 World Cup for the Blind, defending champions India registered their sixth win of the event, thrashing Australia by 124 runs at the Rajagiri College Ground on Sunday.
Daily Archive: February 5, 2017
Ajit Singh’s statement is significant as it comes in the wake of reports that the state could be headed for a hung assembly.
Bhartiya Janta party has expelled 33 leaders from the party just 10 days before the assembly elections in Uttarakhand due to anti-party activities.The news was confirmed by the state Party President Naresh Bansal who said all the members have been suspended for 6 years because of their involvement in the anti-party activities.
A 34-year-old Afghan national has been arrested on charges of raping a US woman and duping her of 86,000 dollars after befriending her on social media and threatening her with an acid attack after she learnt his truth, police said and suspects there may be other victims.
Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his ‘SCAM’ remark, Rahul Gandhi on Sunday alleged that one who is involved in corrution, sees scam in everything. Addressing a joint rally in Kanpur, with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh, Rahul said, "Whenever Modi is nervous, he starts giving labels PPE, ABC, DEF, GHY. Now this SCAM.. A person, who is in the wrong, sees scam everywhere because this is his reality." Giving a new defintion to SCAM, Rahul said, "S infact stands for ‘service’, C for ‘courage’, A for ‘ability’ and M for ‘modesty’."
An 11-year-boy was today killed and five of his family members were injured when their house collapsed after a tree fell on it in a hamlet in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir. Following continuous rains since last 24 hours, a big tree got uprooted and fell on the house of Noor Maie Hohli in Devi Gole village in Bunjwah tehsil of Kishtwar district, police said.
Sasikala Natarajan appointed Legislative Party leader of #AIADMK, set to become Tamil Nadu chief minister
In a big change of guard in Tamil Nadu government, Sasikala Natarajan was on Sunday elected as the Legislative Party leader of the AIADMK. She was unanimously elected by the AIADMK MLAs at a party meeting in Chennai. The roads are now clear for Sasikala, the general secretary of AIADMK, to replace O Panneerselvam as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu. It was Panneerselvam who proposed the name of V K Sasikala as the leader of AIADMK legislature party leader.
Ghaziabad/Lucknow: The Centre is likely to take "a major step" to ban triple talaq after the ongoing Assembly polls, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said and dared Samajwadi Party, Congress and BSP to make their stand clear on the contentious issue.
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Sunday accused the Modi government in Centre of trying to do away with reservation for Dalits. "The BJP-led government is trying to end the quotas for Dalits, it is trying to end reservation," Mayawati told an election rally. Hitting out at both BJP and Congress, Mayawati said, "The Dalits and tribals are treated as vote bank by these two parties."