Hundreds of Sikh NRIs offer voluntary service at Patna event

[Patna: Sikhs playing Gatka at Gandhi Maidan during 350th birth annivarsary celebration of Guru Gobind Singh in Patna on Tuesday. /PTI] By Imran Khan Patna, Jan 3 : Hundreds of Sikh NRIs participating in the celebrations of the 350th birth anniversary of the 10th Sikh master, Guru Gobind Singh, are enthusiastically performing ‘kar seva’ or […]

HC to hear CBI’s plea to cancel Tyagi’s bail on January 9

New Delhi, Jan 3 : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday posted for January 9 the hearing on the plea of the Central Bureau of Investigation seeking cancellation of bail to former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief S.P. Tyagi in the AgustaWestland chopper deal case. Justice I.S. Mehta posted the plea for Monday after Tyagi’s […]

Manipur Governor meets DoNER Minister in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 3 : Manipur Governor Najma Heptullah on Tuesday met DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh here, and said that she is personally interacting with different sections — political and social — to ensure peace and amity in the state. During the meeting, Heptullah also shared the written chronological record of various meetings held by […]

Tibetan parliament-in-exile asks UN to restart Sino-Tibet talks

Dharamsala, Jan 3 : The Tibetan parliament-in-exile on Tuesday appealed to the United Nations to reaffirm its commitment and conviction on the resolutions adopted by its general assembly on Tibet and restart the Sino-Tibet dialogue. In a letter addressed to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, it said: “The situation inside Tibet continues to remain grim […]

Manipur CM in Delhi to share state’s concerns with President

New Delhi, Jan 3 : Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and the state Congress legislators reached Delhi on Tuesday to meet President Pranab Mukherjee over the ongoing tensions, caused due to the economic blockade by Naga groups. The blockade started soon after creation of seven new districts in the state. “The Chief Minister and […]

Trinamool MP arrest: BJP office attacked, RAF deployed

Kolkata, Jan 3 : Agitated Trinamool Congress activists attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party headquarters in the city following party MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay’s arrest here on Tuesday. The Rapid Action Force has been deployed to control the situation, the city police said. As the news of the MP’s arrest spread, hundreds of Trinamool activists took to […]