Will contest against Akhilesh if he does not relent: Mulayam

Lucknow, Jan 16 : Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday said he was prepared to contest against his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav if attempts to keep the party united fail. Mulayam Singh Yadav made the remarks during a visit to the party office here where he interacted with party […]

I am being framed, says arrested Bengal BJP leader

Kolkata, Jan 16 : BJP West Bengal Vice President Jayprakash Majumdar on Monday said he had been arrested on fabricated charges. “I am being framed. This is an action against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). But the BJP’s progress in the state can’t be thwarted through such actions,” Majumdar said while being taken for a […]

Pound falls ahead of May’s Brexit speech

London, Jan 16 : The pound sterling on Monday hit its lowest level for more than three months on reports that British Prime Minister Theresa May would in her address on Tuesday signal a “hard Brexit”. The sterling pound fell below $1.20 before bouncing back slightly on Monday, BBC reported. The pound also dropped to […]

Uproar in J&K assembly over compensation to 2016 unrest victims

Jammu, Jan 16 : The Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Monday witnessed uproarious scenes when opposition National Conference (NC) demanded clarification from the state government over the issue of compensation to the victims of 2016 valley unrest. National Conference legislator Devender Singh Rana stood up in the house, supported by other members of his party, […]

Bihar CM promises to punish those responsible for boat tragedy

Patna, Jan 16 : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said action would be taken against officials found guilty of dereliction of duty in connection with the boat tragedy that claimed 24 lives. “I have ordered an inquiry into the boat tragedy…,it is already going on,” Nitish Kumar told the media after holding his […]

Trump hails Brexit, vows swift trade deal with Britain

Washington, Jan 16 : US President-elect Donald Trump said in an interview that Britain’s exit from the European Union will turn out to be “a great thing” and pledged to strike a swift trade deal with Britain. “I think Brexit is going to end up being a great thing,” Trump told the Times of London […]