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Congress MP dies of heart attack during Bharat Jodo Yatra in Punjab

Ludhiana:  Congress MP Santokh Singh Chaudhary died of a heart attack during Bharat Jodo Yatra in Punjab on Friday morning. He was 76. Santokh Singh Chaudhary, the party’s MP from Jalandhar, collapsed during the foot march in Punjab’s Phillaur on Friday.  Chaudhary was walking along with a fellow MP from Kerala and suddenly collapsed. He was rushed to Phagwara …

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Woman gang-raped, hair chopped off and paraded in Delhi, 4 held

NEW DELHI: Police have arrested four persons after a woman was allegedly attacked and gang-raped in the Vivek Vihar area in Delhi on Republic Day. As per reports, a group of people, including women, allegedly chopped off her hair, tore her clothes, blackened her face, and then paraded her on the streets in the Shahdara …

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Security forces kill Maoist rebel in Sukma

NEW DELHI: Security forces have gunned a dreaded Maoist rebel in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district. Troops of District Reserve Guards (DRG) and the Central Reserve Police Force’s anti-Maoist specialized wing CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) in a joint operation killed the Maoist in the forest area of Timmapuram under Chintalnar Police Station in Sukma district. …

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Priyanka slams BJP, says party dictating women what to wear

NEW DELHI: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday accused the BJP of trying to redefine religion and dictating women what to wear in India. Addressing an election rally in the St Cruz assembly constituency in North Goa, Vadra also accused the Trinamool Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party of trying to split the …

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Air India to operate more flights to Romania, Hungary to evacuate Indians

NEW DELHI: Airline major Air India will operate more flights to Romania and Hungary to bring back stranded Indians, heading to these countries from war-torn Ukraine. The airline operated a direct flight from New Delhi to Bucharest on early Sunday morning, while another one departed for the Romanian capital in the afternoon. Besides, the airline …

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Indian Embassy asks stranded students to leave Kharkiv as soon as possible

Kyiv: Embassy of India in Kyiv, Ukraine has advised all Indian nationals in Ukraine to immediately leave Kharkiv. The embassy in an advisory said that all Indian nationals in Kharkiv should leave the city and proceed towards Pesochin, Babaye and Bezlyuduvka as soon as possible.  The Indians have been asked to reached these cities under any …

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Right-wing protesting against me because they are losing: Mamata Banerjee

Lucknow: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed that the right-wing workers were protesting against her in Varanasi because the BJP is going out of power. She declared that the protests against her by right-wing workers on her arrival at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency were because the workers and the BJP knew that they were …

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Kashmir journalist arrested for the third time after getting bail

Srinagar:  Fahad Shah, a journalist from Kashmir has been arrested for the third time after he was granted bail. His lawyer Omair Ronga said Judicial Magistrate, Shopian, S Qayoom granted him bail in a case registered with the Imam Sahib Police Station in south Kashmir’s Shopian. The case was registered under CrPC 505 (statements conducing to …

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Mumbai man arrested for fake bomb scare at Mumbai University

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Police have arrested a man who allegedly made a false bomb blast call in an attempt to spread panic in the Mumbai University. Reportedly, the man had called the police control room on Wednesday and then he threatened to blow Mumbai University campus within 10 minutes. After the call by the individual, a …

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16 Chinese nationals granted Indian citizenship since 2007: Centre

New Delhi: A total of 16 Chinese nationals have been granted Indian citizenship since 2007 while 10 applications are pending with the government. Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai revealed this in Parliament on Wednesday. He informed this while replying to a written question by DMK MP Tiruchi Siva. As per data available …

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