Communal tension in Gurugram after attack on family

GURUGRAM: Following the attack on a family belonging to a particular community in Gurugram's Bhup Singh Nagar under the Bhondsi Police Station on the day of Holi, the area continued to be tense on Saturday.

I challenge Modi, Shah for debate, says Pitroda

NEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhis close confidant Sam Pitroda, who is in the eye of a political storm after his alleged comment questioning the claims about the air strikes on terror camps in Pakistan, said on Saturday that he did not say anything disrespectful of jawans or the armed forces, terming the claims by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top functionaries of the government and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on his remarks as a blatant lie.

Daughter to take on father in fight for Araku (Dangal 2019)

AMARAVATI:  It's going to be an interesting fight between a veteran tribal leader and his daughter in Araku Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh.

BJP drops four Maharashtra MPs in second list

MUMBAI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has dropped four sitting MPs from Maharashtra while announcing the second list of six nominees for the Lok Sabha elections here on Saturday morning.

Justice Ghose takes oath as India's first Lokpal

NEW DELHI: Retired Supreme Court Judge Pinaki Chandra Ghose on Saturday took oath as India's first Lokpal.

Christchurch attack mosque reopens to worshippers

CHIRISTCHURCH:  Worshippers on Saturday returned to the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, one of the two mosques where a gunman massacred 50 people on March 15.

Lohia's 'followers' betraying his principles: Modi

NEW DELHI:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accused the political parties claiming to be the followers of socialist leader Ram Manohar Lohia of betraying his principles and were desperate to form an opportunistic adulteration alliance with the Congress.

NDA names candidates for 39 seats in Bihar

PATNA: The NDA on Saturday announced candidates for 39 of a total 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar for the 2019 general elections.

Congress fields Renuka Chowdhary from Khammam

HYDERABAD: The Congress has named former Union Minister and senior leader Renuka Chowdhary as its candidate for Khammam Lok Sabha seat in Telangana.

Congress declares 34 more Lok Sabha candidates

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday night declared 34 more candidates for the Lok Sabha fielding Renuka Choudhary from Khammam, Manickam Tagore from Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu, Vikramadiya Singh from Udhampur and Raman Bhalla from Jammu.

Congress announces eight LS candidates from TN

CHENNAI:  Maintaining silence over its candidate for Tamil Nadu's Sivaganga Lok Sabha constituency, the Congress on Saturday declared eight names for the April 18 polls.

BJP declares 36 candidates, Patra to contest from Puri

NEW DELHI:  The BJP on Saturday declared names of 36 candidates for the ensuing Lok Sabha polls with the party deciding to field its spokesperson Sambit Patra from Puri parliamentary constituency in Odisha.

Vishweshwar Reddy declares Rs 895 cr family assets

HYDERABAD:  Konda Vishweshwar Reddy, the Congress party candidate from Telangana's Chevella Lok Sabha constituency, has declared family assets worth Rs 895 crore, making him the richest politician in both the Telugu states.

BJP declares 36 names, to field Patra from Puri

NEW DELHI: The BJP on Saturday declared the names of 36 candidates for the coming Lok Sabha polls with the party deciding to field its spokesman Sambit Patra from the Puri parliamentary constituency in Odisha.

India, Pakistan trade heavy fire on LoC

 Indian and Pakistani soldiers exchanged heavy gunfire on Friday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, the Defence Ministry said.

JeM terrorist Sajjad Khan remanded to NIA custody

A Delhi court on Friday send Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist Sajjad Khan, arrested near Red Fort earlier, to NIA custody till March 29.

PMO advises DoT to help BSNL with wage bill till June

 The Prime Ministers' Office on Friday took stock of the telecom sector's financial position, including two ailing PSUS, and is learnt to have asked Department of Telecom to support BSNL, currently going through a huge financial crisis leading to salary default, till a new government takes over in June.

Karnataka Minister Shivalli dies of cardiac arrest

Karnataka's Municipal Administration Minister and Congress leader C.S. Shivalli passed away on Friday at a hospital in Hubballi due to cardiac arrest, a doctor said. He was 57.

Ex-Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP

 Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Friday joined the BJP in the presence of Union Ministers Arun Jaitley and Ravi Shankar Prasad ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

BJP workers protest against ticket distribution

A group of BJP activists on Friday protested against the nomination of Nisith Pramanik, who recently switched to the saffron party from the Trinamool Congress, as a candidate from Coochbehar constituency in West Bengal.


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