Friday , February 24 2017


Akhilesh Yadav is scared of Gujarat’s donkeys: Narendra Modi

Gujarat’s donkeys

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister on February 20 asked Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan to stop promoting ‘Gujarat’s donkeys’ New Delhi/Lucknow: Midway through the battle for Uttar Pradesh election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday involved in a high-pitched war of words over “donkeys and ...

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Kashmir stone-pelting youth to attend career counselling fete

kashmir youth stone-pitting

The Jammu & Kashmir police had a few months ago in a rear move started invoking teaching of Islam against stone-pelting pastime by its “ill-advised” youth Srinagar: About 400 Kashmir youth, half of them females, have been invited for a career counseling fête being conducted by the police in a ...

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Chennai: 4 college students under intelligence scanner for ISIS links


  Chennai: The custodial interrogation of an ISIS sympathiserr from the Chennai city had revealed the role of at least 14 others being involved in the Chennai module; of them 4 could be college students. The suspect Mohamed Iqbal (32) was planning to take the Schengen route to join the ...

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Now, Tamil actress Varalaxmi claims TV exec asked her for sexual favours


Chennai: Amid growing furor over the abduction and harassment of a leading south Indian actress, a noted Tamil actress on Monday appealed that a TV channel executive had spoken to her in an “inappropriate” manner. Kollywood actress Varalakshmi Sarathkumar stated women’s safety has become a joke as she rallied behind ...

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What crisis? For Donald Trump’s base, it’s full speed ahead

donald trump

Even some fellow Republicans are expressing alarm to Donald Trump Melbourne:  With US President Donald Trump struggling to keep his presidency on an even keel in a discordant first month, die-hard supporters have a message for their champion: stay on offence, never modulate, never change. Donald Trump is under immense ...

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Jet Airways plane loses contact with ATC, escorted by German fighters

Jet Airways

The incident happened three days back when Mumbai-London Jet Airways plane 9W-118 was flying over Cologne, Germany Mumbai: A reported communication failure on board a Jet Airways plane while flying in the German skies gave a scare to German authorities who feared a hijack and knotted their fighter jets. The incident ...

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Edappadi Palanisami ahead by 8 in Assembly trust vote today

Edappadi Palanisami

Chennai: The main opposition in the state, DMK and its ally IUML on Friday declared that they would oppose the confidence vote sought by Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisami on the floor of the Assembly on Saturday. Though, the stand of Congress could not be confirmed. State Congress leaders stated their ...

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Supreme Court Constitution bench to decide on Triple talaq

Triple talaq

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday specified that a 5-judge Constitution bench will decide whether ‘triple talaq’ form of divorce is a fundamental right to the religion and a part of Muslim personal law which can be acknowledged as legally valid. A 3-judge Bench containing Chief Justice J.S. Khehar ...

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Governor to invite Edappadi Palanisamy to form Tamil Nadu government

Edappadi Palanisamy

Chennai: TN Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao will invite AIADMK Legislature Party leader Edappadi K. Palanisami to form the government on Thursday, sources stated. The swearing-in could be held in the evening. Sources stated Mr. Vidyasagar Rao would give Mr. Edappadi Palanisamy between 3 days and a week to prove his ...

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Sasikala’s nephew Dinakaran, expelled by Jaya, becomes AIADMK Deputy General Secretary


Chennai: AIADMK chief  VK Sasikala on Wednesday reinducted her relatives Dinakaran and Venkatesh in the party. Dinakaran has been appointed deputy general secretary of AIADMK. The Dinakaran and Venkatesh had been banished by late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in 2011. On Tuesday, at an emergency meeting following the SC ...

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