Punjab governor approves convening Assembly session

Chandigarh: Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit has approved the state government’s request to hold a special Assembly session on September 27, Speaker Kultar Singh Sandhwan said. Chief minister Bhagwant Singh Mann had sought the session days...

Comedian Raju Srivastava passes away at 58

Comedian Raju Srivastava passed away in Delhi. He was 58. He was admitted to AIIMS, Delhi on August 10, after he suffered a heart attack. Raju Srivastava was on ventilator support for 15 days, after which he regained consciousness. However,...

President inaugurates Dussehra festivities in Mysuru

Mysuru (Karnataka): The famous 10-day Dussehra celebrations commenced in Musuru on Monday with religious and traditional fervour, with President of India Droupadi Murmu inaugurating the festivities.

Centre to celebrate September 17 as Hyderabad Liberation Day

Hyderabad: Union home minister Amit Shah said the Centre will celebrate September 17 as “Liberation Day” and continue to do so with pride every year to mark the day Indian forces entered the city ruled by the Nizam in 1948.

ED grills Abhishek for 6 hours in coal scam

Kolkata: Moments after emerging from the Central Government office complex, where he was grilled by the Enforcement Directorate for more than six hours in the coal smuggling case, Trinamool Congress national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee...

Freedom fighters’ kin share untold stories of struggle

Revolutionary leader Kanailal Dutta of the Jugantar group was hanged on November 10, 1908, for the assassination of British approver Naren Goswami in the Alipore Central Jail’s hospital. A day before the hanging, his brother, Ashutosh, had requested...

Vibrant Gujarat roadshow held in Mumbai

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani held a roadshow in Mumbai on November 26, for the ninth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019

Manchester airport delivers major boost to north with new Mumbai connection

Jet Airways’ five-times-a-week service from Manchester to Mumbai took for the first time this morning, at a celebration attended by Aviation Minister, Baroness Liz Sugg and hundreds of guests from across the region.

Karnataka announced “third gender” reservations in police recruitment, possibly the first state to do so. State home minister Araga Jnanendra said the process of hiring 3,484 constables had started and 79 of these had been reserved for the “male...

Eight of the 11 Congress MLAs “merged” the Goa Congress Legislature Party into BJP, taking the saffron party’s strength alone to 28 in the 40-member House. Former CM Digambar Kamat, who led the rebel MLAs along with opposition leader Michael...



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