Nitish appoints Prashant Kishor as JD-U Vice President

New Delhi, Oct 16 : Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal-United President Nitish Kumar on Tuesday named Prashant Kishor as the party Vice President, a month after the election strategist joined the party. “He (Kishor) has been appointed Vice President of the party,” JD-U spokesperson and Secretary General K.C. Tyagi told IANS. “The JD-U hopes […]

Women journalists’ group demands Akbar’s dismissal, writes to President

[New Delhi: Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman shakes hands with UAE Minister of State for Defence Affairs (MSDA) Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi, at South Block in New Delhi, Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018. ( /PTI] New Delhi, Oct 16 : A panel of female journalists has written to President Ram Nath Kovind demanding the dismissal of […]

BJP accuses Kejriwal of not approving Phase-4 Metro construction

[New Delhi: Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani with Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari during the concluding function of Mahila Sashaktikaran Daud, in New Delhi, Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018. ( /PTI] New Delhi, Oct 16 : The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for not permitting construction work for the fourth […]

Low voting in J&K civic polls

Srinagar, Oct 16 : Voter turnout was dismal in the first six hours in the only two places in the Kashmir Valley where municipal polls were held on Tuesday, officials said. Ganderbal district reported 7.91 per cent polling and Srinagar, the state’s summer capital and the urban hub of a dragging separatist campaign, just over […]

Sensex rises 270 points on expectations of robust corporate earnings

Mumbai, Oct 16 : Key equity indices rose in the afternoon session on Tuesday, amid expectations companies will report robust earnings for the second quarter ended September 30. The gains were led by banking and finance stocks, as investors saw an opportunity after these stocks were hammered over the past fortnight. Capital goods, oil and […]