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Pakistani officials said the Indian fishermen continued to intrude into the country's marine-rich Indus delta region on which the livelihood of local fishermen depends.
Mahant Suresh Das of Digambar Akhada also exuded confidence that with BJP governments at the Centre and in UP, the road to constructing the temple would rather be smooth.
The government has indicated that it is ready to revoke the expulsion of MLAs from March 29 when the House resumes after a three-day break, said a BJP leader.
State Congress chief Kishore Upadhyay said here today that the decision was taken at the Congress Legislative party meeting attended party's state affairs in-charge Ambika Soni
This election was unique, and nobody had ever imagined that BJP would register such a huge win in the state, said Rajnath Singh.
Uttar Pradesh state Minister Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary today said that the Samajwadi Party would be defeated in 2022 state polls as well
He pointed out that there was no military solution to the Afghan problem and the only way out was to have an 'Afghan-led' and 'Afghan-owned' political settlement.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi today ordered strict action against the food grain and ration mafia, while directing the officials to submit reports of closed sugar mills in the state. "The poor people must be issued ration cards, while stringent action be initiated against the food grain and ration mafia. The superintendents of police and district magistrates must act tough against these mafia through sustained campaigns," he said while chairing a review meeting of officials of Gorakhpur and Basti divisions here.He directed the officials concerned to submit a report in the next
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today asked all BJP office bearers and public representatives not to undertake any contractual work and instead monitor them for effective execution.He said BJP's unprecedented win the recent Assembly elections had only increased the responsibilities of the party and its workers. "No office bearer of the party or any public representative should undertake any contractual work (thekedaari). They should rather monitor them. And, if they find any discrepancy, they can inform me, so that action could be taken immediately against the guilty," he said.Add
Mahant Suresh Das of the Ayodhya-based Digambar Akhada today raked up the contentious issue of the construction of Ram Temple in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi here, saying the temple would be built on 'Ram Janmabhoomi' itself. "A grand Ram temple would be built on Ram Janmabhoomi," he told the gathering at a function which was also attended by Aditya Nath Yogi.The priest also exuded confidence that with BJP governments at the Centre and in Uttar Pradesh, the road to constructing the temple would rather be smooth. "In 2018, we would have a majority in Rajya Sabha
Meat sellers across Uttar Pradesh would go on an indefinite strike from tomorrow against the crackdown on illegal and mechanised slaughterhouses.Fish vendors were also claimed to have resolved to join the stir which has seen non-vegetarian delicacies go off the menu in several parts of the state."We have decided to intensify our strike from tomorrow. All shops will remain closed. Fish sellers too have joined us and are extending support to us," Lucknow Bakra Gosht Vypar Mandal office bearer Mubeen Qureshi said.He said, in the wake of the crackdown, there was no question of the strike being c
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who allegedly assaulted a senior Air India official, today claimed that he was asked by a top party leader not to speak with the media over the issue.Threatening legal action against the national carrier, the Parliamentarian said he has not gone into hiding and will be present in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday."A senior Sena leader ordered me not to speak with media till Wednesday (March 29) and so I am not coming before the media. I will come to Omerga on Tuesday and celebrate Marathi new year 'Gudi Padwa' with my family and Shiv Sainiks. I will then attend Lok Sabh
A day after abusing an IPS officer and manhandling his securityman, TDP MP Kesineni Srinivas and MLA Bonda Umamaheswara Rao apologised from the official today after a "rap" from Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. "The chief minister summoned the MP and the MLA, besides other TDP leaders who were witness to the incident, to his residence this afternoon and reportedly gave them an 'earful' for tarnishing the image of the government and the party," the party sources said.Soon after meeting the chief minister, the MP and the MLA drove straight to the transport commissioner's office and tendered a
More than 100 Indian fishermen were arrested and 19 of their boats seized today by Pakistan for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters off Gujarat coast, Pakistani officials and a fishermen association in India said. Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) arrested the fishermen and seized the boats off Jakhau coast in Kutch district.A PMSA spokesman confirmed the fishermen and the boats had been handed over to the local police for further action. The fishermen would be presented in a court on Monday and from there the judicial magistrate would send them to jail as per the procedure, a
India does not believe in imposing its views on anyone, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today while underlining the country's rich tapestry of diversity. In an address to a convention of the spiritual organization Brahma Kumaris here via video conferencing, Modi also said the central theme of India’s tradition is that “God is one”.He said in India, God is not different for the Hindus, Muslims and for Parsis. “The truth is one, only different people may express it differently,” he said. “We are such a country which does not believe in imposing our views on anyone. We are such peop
Slaughterhouses have been shut in Uttar Pradesh after the nationalist BJP won state elections there.
A court says legal protection will help in conserving the heavily polluted Ganges and Yamuna rivers.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath Yogi on Sunday urged the people help him break the negative image of the state and hinted at strong measures to ensure law and order. "For the past few years Uttar...
At least two terrorists were killed in an encounter that broke out in Padgampora in Pulwama area on Sunday. Terrorists were killed when they tried to ambush a police party that included three officers of the...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday extended his greetings to the people of Bangladesh on their Independence Day and said India will always stand shoulder with its neighbour. “Greetings to the people of Bangladesh on their...
In yet another incident of crime against Indians, a man from Kerala was allegedly assaulted by a group of people including a woman in a restaurant in Australia’s Tasmania state. Li Max Joy, who is pursuing...
A US counter-terrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed top al Qaeda leader Qari Yasin, responsible for multiple deadly attacks in Pakistan which claimed dozens of innocent lives, the Pentagon said Saturday. The
Broadening the use of unique identification programme, the Centre will soon make Aadhaar cards necessary for a new driving licence as well as for the renewal of the permit. The Narendra Modi government will soon ask...
Amid a controversy over crackdown on slaughterhouses, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi on Saturday said abbattoirs operating legally will not be touched and action is only being taken against the illegal ones. "The i
Several meat shops in Uttar Pradesh, especially those in Lucknow, have already downed their shutters. Meat sellers are planning to intensify this stir from tomorrow onwards.
Much before the BJP made cow slaughter its poll cry, a Congress chief minister outlawed cow slaughter in Uttar Pradesh, going against even then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru's wishes.
With Yogi Adityanath being elected CM, the campus is buzzing. And most are skeptical of the new regime. However, most students say they believe the image makeover Yogi has shown recently.
Li Max Joy, who is pursuing a nursing course and working as a part time taxi driver in Australia, alleged that five people including a girl hurled racial abuses like "you bloody black Indians" at him and assaulted him.
The government is putting in place a system to make Aadhaar mandatory for new driving license applications and renewals.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called upon the nation to fight against the evil of terrorism, saying that it has posed a great challenge to humanity. While recalling the incident on Jatayu trying to save Sita from the clutches of Ravana in Indian epic 'Ramayana', PM Modi said the bird serves as an inspiration for all to fight against terrorism. While addressing the Ugadi Milan function, Prime Minister said that diversity is India's identity and its strength and the Centre's programme 'Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat' has been made to achieve the same.
Bambolim (Goa), March 26 (IANS) Bengal rode on Manvir Singh's goal at the death to pip Goa 1-0 in the final of the national football Championship for the Santosh Trophy here on Sunday. Manvir's 119th-minute left-footed strike following a pass from Shaikhom Ronald Singh gave Bengal their record 32nd Santosh Trophy, leaving the huge crowd shocked.
Islamabad, March 26 (IANS) Pakistani authorities detained 100 Indian fishermen on Sunday for allegedly violating the country's maritime boundary, police officials said. The Maritime Security Agency (MSA) said 19 boats were also seized, Xinhua news agency reported. India and Pakistan routinely arrest fishermen on charges of entering each other's waters.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) With India expected to be the osteoarthritis capital of the world by 2025 with over 60 million cases, leading orthopaedic surgeons stress the urgent need for training of emerging surgeons as the cases of joint replacement surgeries are likely to rise. Doctors say that with improvement in medical techniques, patients now have a better acceptance to the joint replacement surgeries but to maintain this, there is a need for better training of the orthopaedic surgeons across the country. "Osteoarthritis is the most prevalent form of arthritis in India, affecting over 15 million adults every year.
Imphal, March 26 (IANS) Border trade between India and Myanmar was disrupted on Sunday for several hours along the international border in Manipur due to protest by villagers on the Indian side. Police said a large number of villagers of Haollenphai near the international border shouted slogans against Myanmarese authority earlier in the day to demand return of saw mill machinery seized by officials of the neighbouring country. While the Myanmarese officials claimed that the saw mill was in their territory, the villagers said it lies in Indian territory.
Dharamsala, March 26 (IANS) Off-spinner Nathan Lyon was delighted to have utilised the sharp turn and venomous bounce on offer at the Dharamsala pitch as his four-wicket haul pulled things back for Australia, who reduced India to 248/6 in their first innings on the second day of the fourth and final cricket Test on Saturday. India were cruising with Lokesh Rahul (60) and Cheteshwar Pujara (57) having taken the hosts to 153/2 with Lyon looking not efficient, among others. Lyon bagged Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (46), Karun Nair (5) all being caught by close-in fielders.
Kumbakonam (Tamil Nadu), March 26 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India currently has no plans of introducing new denomination currencies, a senior RBI official said on Sunday. The central banking institution wants to encourage cashless transactions, which are helpful to the people", RBI Deputy Governor N.S. Vishwanathan said while speaking at a lecture here on "Credit culture and the financial system". In this connection, Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal had told Parliament on Friday that the government is not planning to print Rs 5,000 and Rs 10,000 currency notes.
Dharamsala, March 26 (IANS) Indian opener Lokesh Rahul on Sunday said he was disappointed at not being able to capitalise upon the good starts into big score. Rahul batted steadily to score 60 runs with nine hits to the fence and a six before being dismissed while trying to hit a short pitched delivery from Pat Cummins over the onside. As an opener, my responsibility is to spend as much time in the middle to get big scores in the first innings so that we don't have to bat in the second innings," Rahul told reporters here.
The bullet that all-American hero Ian Grillot took standing up xenophobic hate against two Indian engineers in Kansas last month was worth more than handsome $100,000 the Indian-American community raised for him, because there is no price tag on compassion crowned by courage.
Though millions of foreigners from around the world live and work in Saudi Arabia, Khalid Masood's time there immediately raised questions about whether the country's ultraconservative brand of Islam impacted his worldview and radicalized him.
A senior Sena leader ordered me not to speak with media till Wednesday (March 29) and so I am not coming before the media, said MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who allegedly assaulted a senior Air India official. "I am not hiding and will speak to all after Wednesday," he added.
"There is no place for those who give patronage to the goonda elements, mafia, criminal and other rogue elements. They have the option of leaving UP or else they would land in places designated for them (jails)," UP CM Adityanath said while hinting at massive revamping of law and order.
Li Max Joy, who is pursuing a nursing course and working as a part time taxi driver in Australia, alleged that five people including a girl hurled racial abuses like "you bloody black Indians" at him and assaulted him up at the McDonald's restaurant at North Hobart, Melbourne.
The Narendra Modi government is constantly undermining the parliament and it is a serious threat to the democratic structure of our country, CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said today.
British police investigating the terror attack on parliament made a new arrest on Sunday as authorities try to piece together the assailant's motive.
Nathan Lyon said it was variation in speed and coming over the wicket to stop Ajinkya Rahane that did the trick.
The COA has also summoned Amitabh Chaudhary and Aniruddh Chaudhry on Monday to make it clear that they should follow every instruction given by the Supreme Court-appointed committee
Jail authorities rewarded the inmates of Gurdaspur central jail who "exhibited good behavior" and saved some prison employees when some prisoners clashed last week.
A group of heavily-armed terrorists today opened fire at the house of Jammu and Kashmir minister Farooq Andrabi, a leader of the ruling of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party or PDP, in the Anantnag...
My primary motive for visiting a new place is to go market hopping. Here are a few of my own favourite food markets across the country.
Images from Day 2 of the fourth and final Test between India and Australia in Dharamsala, on Sunday.
'In <em>1984</em>, George Orwell dreamt up the concept of a dictatorship that worked on surveillance.''The reality of 2017 goes a long way beyond everything that Orwell imagined.' says Devangshu Datta.
'It is not as bad an airline as it is made out to be: We serve wonderful food, the leg space is more, our cabin crew is warm and friendly.''The customer needs to be apprised of these things.'
'In Angamaly Diaries, dreams, kinks, small corruptions, cheap lives, and hopes are all given their due and that attitude frees us up to believe that perhaps there is more good than bad in the sum total of us.''This is a coming-of-age tale taken straight out of a diary written in blood,' says Sreehari Nair.
Despite having many opportunities, Phillauri isn't able to make full use of them, feels Sukanya Verma.
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Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Mar. 26 (ANI): Family of spinner Kuldeep Yadav celebrated his dream debut for Indian vs Australia Test match in Dharamsala yesterday, taking four wickets. Proud with her son's performance, Usha Yadav told ANI, "We cannot describe how overwhelmed we are after hearing this news.
Trivandrum (Kerala) [India], Mar. 26 (ANI): Kerala Transport Minister A.K. Saseendran on Sunday resigned following charges of sexual harassment. Saseendran resigned after an audio tape of alleged sexual harassment was aired on a regional channel. "I am resigning on moral grounds.
New Delhi [India], Mar.25 (ANI): In a twisting turn of events, director Shirish Kunder has apologised for dubbing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath as a 'goon' on Twitter. The 43-year-old director took to his Twitter page and wrote, "I unconditionally apologise. In a series of tweets earlier, Shrish criticized the newly appointed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister by saying, "Hoping a goon will stop rioting once he's allowed to rule is like expecting a rapist to stop raping once he's allowed to rape." Further wrote, "Going by the logic of making a goon as CM so that he behaves, Dawood can be CBI director.
The iconic La Closerie des Lilas in Paris boasted, until last year, of Satish Mishra for his classic Tartar steaks, which is mostly raw minced beef, (yes, cow) richly spiced. Tartar steak, derived from Tartaristan of Caucasus, is different from the uncooked beef steaks in, say, Belgrade. To start a fire to cook food was dangerous for Gengiz Khan and Halaku's cavalries.
New Delhi [India], Mar. 25 (ANI): In a major jolt to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, a Delhi Court on Saturday put the former on trial in a criminal defamation case filed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) matter.
The centre-right GERB party has a clear mandate to form Bulgaria's next government following a parliamentary election on Sunday, its leader Boiko Borisov said.
World number one Dustin Johnson, bidding to make golfing history, edged surprise package Hideto Tanihara of Japan 1-up to reach the WGC-Dell Match Play final in Texas on Sunday.
This was conveyed after a meeting took place in Delhi on Sunday to discuss the situation arisen after March 24 orders of Apex court. With BCCI's vice-president C.K. Khanna, joint secretary Amitabh Chaudhary and treasurer Anirudh Chaudhary filing an undertaking in the SC, the Court allowed them to work as BCCI officials, pending determination of the validity of the same.
With buffalo meat, their diet of choice, unavailable for two days, the lions of Lucknow were forced to get by on chicken and mutton.
A new Hindu-right government in Uttar Pradesh claims the Muslim-run businesses are cover for the illegal slaughter of cows. But the closings are shaking the economy.
A lower-cost vaccine provides strong protection against rotavirus, a diarrheal disease, and could be particularly useful in poorer countries, researchers said.
As mobile phone use grows, more young men are calling women at random, hoping to strike up a relationship, but sometimes harassing them.
A punishing price war in India’s mobile market heightens the worries over the deal’s structure and the combined company’s debt.
The $23 billion deal would create one of the world’s largest cellphone providers, with roughly 400 million subscribers in the country.
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Pakistan has arrested at least 100 Indian fishermen for illegally fishing in its waters, officials said on Sunday.
Two Hizbul terrorists were gunned down on Sunday while two militants have been apprehended in separate incidents in Jammu and Kashmir.
"Our troopers are on high alert along the India-Bangladesh after a series of blasts in Bangladesh," BSF Inspector General, Meghalaya frontier P.K. Dubey told IANS.
Li Max Joy, who is pursuing a nursing course and working as a part time taxi driver in Australia, alleged that five people including a girl hurled racial abuses.
In a swift action, two militants were today killed when they tried to ambush a police party that included three officers of the rank of superintendent of police in south Kashmir.The incident happened ...
Release of two Kannada books, including one on Prof. Giraddi Govindaraj, and review of his works marked the felicitation of the here on Sunday.In the programme organised by “Dr Giraddi Govindraj Gele...
Leaders such as Basaveshwar and Shahu Maharaj advocated democratic values. Their collective contribution is what has shaped modern ideals of equality and equal opportunity, Vilasvati Khuba, writer an...
The Kandi road project which will pass through the national park will reduce the distance between Garhwal and Kumaon by around 70 km.