FIR against actress-turned-BJP candidate Locket Chatterjee

Kolkata, April 18 : A police case has been initiated against actress and BJP candidate Locket Chatterjee for “disrupting the polls process” and showing “discourteous behaviour” to the polling personnel, the Election Commission said. Chatterjee, contesting the West Bengal assembly election from Mayureswar of Birbhum district, where polling was held during the second phase of […]

Punjab CM meets Modi, demands immediate CCL release

New Delhi/Chandigarh, April 18 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday urged the centre to immediately release cash credit limit (CCL) of Rs.20,094 crore to enable it make timely payments to farmers for wheat procured by government agencies. Badal made the plea during a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. […]

GPRN/NSCN extends ceasefire, refuses to join Naga peace accord

New Delhi, April 18 : The GPRN/NSCN, one of the strongest factions of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland, on Monday extended its ceasefire with the Indian government for another year, but made it clear that it won’t be joining the Naga peace accord as the pact is an understanding between the government and the […]

Kejriwal, Azad made defamatory statements against me: Chetan Chauhan

New Delhi, April 18 : Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) vice president Chetan Chauhan on Monday told a court here that statement made by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and suspended BJP parliamentarian Kirti Azad against him and the cricket association were false and defamatory. Chauhan recorded his statement as complainant witness before Metropolitan Magistrate […]

Ishrat case: Congress government watched terror plot bloom, alleges BJP

New Delhi, April 18 : Levelling serious allegations against the Congress in the Ishrat Jahan shootout case, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said the Congress almost connived to get a political rival eliminated. “Here is a political rival, the then chief minister of Gujarat, whom the Congress could not face politically. So they […]

Things you need to know about Rousseff’s impeachment

Beijing, April 18 : The chamber of deputies of Brazil, the lower house, on Sunday gave the green light to impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff. Following are frequently asked questions about Rousseff’s impeachment. Q: What is next after the chamber’s Sunday decision? A: The impeachment motion will go to the country’s senate which will […]