NCP only party to take up EVM challenge

After a huge uproar over "faulty EVMs", Sharad Pawar's NCP was the only party to take up the challenge thrown by the Election Commission to prove charges of tampering. The AAP and the Congress, who were at the forefront of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) tampering controversy, sought to wriggle out of the challenge contending that the extensive

CBSE result would be declared on time: Javadekar

New Delhi : Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar today assured Class XII CBSE students that the result would be declared on time, amid worries that a Delhi High Court order on marks policy could lead to a delay.

Nitish skips Sonia's meet ahead of President Poll

New Delhi : Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's decision to skip a meeting convened by Congress president Sonia Gandhi has raised questions over Opposition unity ahead of the presidential elections. Nitish Kumarji will not attend the meeting chaired by Sonia Gandhiji due to prior engagements. Our senior leader, Sharad Yadav, will represent the party instead, JD(U) national spokesperson KC Tyagi said.

Modi’s government three years Hindutva laced with message for weaker sections uplift

he opposition's elusive search for a coherent narrative to take on BJP has defined Narendra Modi 's three years in office — a desperation that now appears to border on a crisis in the wake of the saffron sweep of UP.

Court to frame charges against Advani, Joshi, Uma in Babri Masjid

special CBI court in Lucknow, which had started day-to-day hearing in the Babri Masjid demolition case last week, said on Wednesday

One killed as fresh violence erupts in UPs Saharanpur

Lucknow : A day after one person was killed and several injured in fresh caste-clashes in western Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur, a team of four officers has been sent to the violence hit Uttar Pradesh district. Large number of security personal has been deployed in the area to maintain the peace.

Indian Air Force rejects claims of Pak jets flying over Siachen

The Indian Air Force denied claims by Pakistan Air Force that its fighter jets had flown over the Siachen glacier. Pakistan media had reported that fighter jets of the Pakistan Air Force made flights near the Siachen Glacier on Wednesday morning.

Canada denies entry to retired CRPF officer over rights abuse

Relations between India and Canada could take another hit as a retired senior CRPF officer was denied entry at Vancouver airport, partly because immigration authorities deemed him to have served a government that engages in "terrorism, systematic or gross human rights violations, or genocide".

Violence re-erupts in Saharanpur, 1 dead

Lucknow : Soon after BSP chief Mayawati left after addressing an impressive gathering amid "Jai Bhim" slogans in Saharanpur today, Shabbirpur and neighboring villages were hit by caste violence yet again.

UP RJD leader Prabhu Nath Singh and two others sentenced to life for killing Bihar MLA

A local court in Hazaribagh on Tuesday sentenced former MP from Maharajganj, Uttar Pradesh, and RJD leader Prabhu Nath Singh and two others to life imprisonment for the murder of a JD-U MLA from Bihar in 1995.

Indian found dead on Everest, Sherpa says he forced guide to climb in risky weather

New Delhi : The body of Ravi Kumar, an Indian climber who went missing on Mount Everest two days ago, was found after an intense search lasting 36 hours, expedition organisers said. This was the fifth death on the world's highest mountain this season. A total of 45 people have lost their lives on Everest in the past four years.

Dalits threaten to convert to Islam, police discrimination

Dalits in a village here have threatened to convert to Islam, alleging the police were targeting them following a clash with upper caste Thakurs over the construction of a drain.


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