HC seeks response on plea regarding children’s participation in human chain

Patna, Jan 18 : The Patna High Court on Wednesday asked the Bihar government to respond to an NGO’s plea regarding the participation of school children in the proposed formation of a human chain on January 21 to support prohibition in the state. Acting on a petition filed by non-governmental organisation Forum for Public Interest […]

Congress veteran N.D. Tiwari, son join BJP

New Delhi, Jan 18 : Nonagenarian political leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari on Wednesday quit the Congress party after over half a century of association to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) along with his son Rohit Shekhar here on Wednesday. The two were inducted into the party at the residence of BJP President Amit Shah. […]

Saudi Aramco to explore refinery possibility in Andhra

Vijayawada, Jan 18 : Oil major Saudi Aramco will send a team to Andhra Pradesh in 15 days to explore the possibility of developing a refinery. After the team’s visit, Andhra Pradesh will also send a team to Saudi Arabia for further discussions. This was decided during a meeting Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu held […]

Amarinder, Sidhu file nominations for Punjab assembly polls

[Amritsar: Congress party candidate Navjot Singh Sidhu with senior leader Raghunanthanlal Bhatia before filing his nomination papers for Assembly elections, in Amritsar on Wednesday. /PTI] Chandigarh, Jan 18 : Taking the political battle right into the home turf of Punjab Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal patron Parkash Singh Badal, Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh […]

Congress workers gherao RBI office to protest demonetisation

[Chandigarh: Police use water cannons to disperse Congress party supporters at a protest in front of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) during their RBI Gherao protest over the demonetization in Chandigarh on Wednesday. /PTI] New Delhi, Jan 18 : Hundreds of Congress party protesters gheraoed the RBI office here on Wednesday with slogans denouncing demonetisation […]

Amarinder, Sidhu file nominations for Punjab assembly polls

[Muktsar: PPCC President Captain Amarinder Singh filing his nomination papers from Lambi constituency, in Muktsar district on Wednesday. /PTI] Chandigarh, Jan 18 : Taking the political battle right into the home turf of Punjab Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal patron Parkash Singh Badal, Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh on Wednesday filed his nomination papers […]