1817 rebellion to be mentioned as First War of Independence: Javadekar

Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 : Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said that the 1817 ‘Paika Bidroha’ or rebellion would find a place in history books as the First War of Indian Independence. “Odisha’s Paika rebellion will find a place as the First War of Independence in the 2018 history books and […]

Built dormitories to accommodate extra 500 students: JNU

New Delhi, Oct 22 : Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Sunday said it has built extra dormitories to accommodate around 500 more students in the last one-and-a-half years. “JNU has been over the year and half working assiduously to improve the facilities for its residents, specially for students. New dormitories with the added capacity of […]

Kolkata Home Guard kills himself over family quarrel

Kolkata, Oct 22 : A Kolkata Police Home Guard committed suicide on Sunday after an argument with his wife at Baguihati on the city’s northeastern outskirts, police said. “Rajesh Tiwari,37, hanged himself at his residence. His body was found on Sunday afternoon,” an officer from Baguihati police station said. Police said Tiwari, who was posted […]

Militants kill UP resident in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 22 : Militants on Sunday shot dead a man from Uttar Pradesh in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. Police sources said the militants shot at Shakir Ahmad who ran a snack shop in Arwani area of Anantnag district. “He was shifted to hospital in a critical condition where the doctors declared […]

Modi rallies in Gujarat a flop: Congress

Bhopal, Oct 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s public meetings in Gujarat are a flop and are witnessing a poor turnout, said Congress in-charge of the Madhya Pradesh unit Deepak Babaria here on Sunday. The Congress, meanwhile, is getting support from many communities like Patels, Dalits and the backward class, Babaria told the media when […]

Himachal polls: Congress announces second list, CM’s son doesn’t figure

New Delhi/Shimla, Oct 22 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh’s son Vikramaditya did not figure in the Congress’ second list of seven of the nine pending candidates for the November 9 assembly polls in the state. Except for Shimla Rural and Mandi, the party has declared candidates for all the other assembly seats. Besides […]