Jayalalithaa advised few days stay in hospital

Chennai, Sep 29 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has been advised few days stay in the hospital for recuperative treatment, said a medical bulletin on Thursday. In a statement issued late Thursday Apollo Hospitals said Jayalalithaa, who was admitted to the hospital for fever, has responded well to the treatment. “Necessary evaluation tests […]

Political parties in UP support cross-border surgical strikes

Lucknow, Sep 29 : Political parties in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday extended their support to the surgical strikes by the Indian Army on terrorist launchpads in Pakistani-administered Kashmir. In a statement issued here, Uttar Pradesh Congress unit chief Raj Babbar said his party saluted the Indian Army for the surgical strikes and expressed hope that […]

Revolt in JD-U against Nitish Kumar

New Delhi, Sep 29 : A revolt seems to be brewing in the Janata Dal-United with several of its state units opposing re-election of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as its national president and demanding proper organisational polls for election of the next party president, informed sources said. Nitish was nominated the party’s president at […]

Railways introduces 33 per cent sub-quota for women in catering units

New Delhi, Sep 29 : The Indian Railways on Thursday introduced a sub-quota of 33 per cent for women in allotment of each of the reserved catering units and also launched a new ‘Train at a Glance’ and time table effective from October 1. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said: “The introduction of new policy providing […]

We support government against terrorism: Azad

New Delhi, Sep 29 : Congratulating the Indian Army, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday said any step taken by the government and the Indian Army against terrorism “will be supported by the party”. “The government has briefed us about the surgical strike. We congratulate the Army for being successful in their operation,” […]

Karnataka, Tamil Nadu meeting on Cauvery issue inconclusive

New Delhi, Sep 29 : A meeting here on Thursday between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the Cauvery water sharing issue remained inconclusive as both states refused to budge from their respective stands on the issue. The meeting was chaired by Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti. The Minister said both states had been asked to […]