Jakhar questions Sidhu's appointment as Punjab Cong chief

Chandigarh: All is not well within Punjab Congress as former state Congress chief Sunil Jakhar has expressed his grievance openly, saying the party has forgotten him, indirectly pointing to the incapability of the newly appointed state party...

Mamata meets Sonia to forge united front

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met Congress President Sonia Gandhi at her residence last week, for the first time since the two parties fought as rivals in the assembly elections, as the Trinamool chief said there will be efforts...

New Karnataka CM to discuss cabinet expansion with BJP high command

Bengaluru: Newly sworn-in Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai is in Delhi and is expected to meet the BJP high command to finalise the names of ministers to be inducted into the new Cabinet. He has also dropped hints that the new ministers...

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa submits resignation to governor

BENGALURU: Putting to rest speculation that lasted a fortnight, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa submitted his resignation to Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot in Bengaluru, ending his fourth stint at the helm exactly two years after he...

Babul Supriyo quits politics, says his absence 'won't matter' in BJP

Kolkata: Former Union minister and BJP MP Babul Supriyo, who has recently been dropped from the Union cabinet after his defeat in the West Bengal Assembly election, announced that he will be quitting politics as he needs some time. In a long...

Assam-Mizoram drop FIRs ahead of talks on Aug 5

Squabbling northeastern neighbours Assam and Mizoram made “goodwill gestures” towards each other on Monday, including dropping FIRs filed in connection with the border violence a week ago, as they prepared the ground for an August 5 meeting...

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.

A 78-year-old Christian businessman, who spent his working years in Mumbai and attributes his success to Siddhivinayak, has built a temple for the deity in his hometown near Udupi, Karnataka. Gabriel F Nazereth said he built the temple on his...

Kanwar associations in Uttar Pradesh decided to call off this year’s kanwar yatra in view of the Covid-19 pandemic and experts’ warning about a third wave in the coming months. The move came after talks with state government representatives,...



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