- 12 more arrested in Punjab hooch case(15 minutes ago)
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) The Punjab Police on Monday apprehended 12 more people, including two businessmen, and launched manhunt for a Ludhiana-based paint business owner who had allegedly supplied three drums of spurious liquor that triggered over 100 deaths.
- Rahul upset with in-Congress feud; leaders urged to desist(09:23)
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Upset over "mudslinging" within the party as young and old brigades in the Congress lashed out at one another over the past week, former chief Rahul Gandhi has conveyed his uneasiness, even though Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh have remained silent while the party appeared "adrift".
- Kerala gold smuggling: NIA finds PFI link, raids 6 places (Ld)(22:36)
By Rajnish Singh
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) In a new twist to the Kerala gold smuggling case where the state Chief Minister's office is in the dock, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has found links of Popular Front of India (PFI) in the case.
- Punjab Police bust Pak-backed drugs smuggling racket(16:34)
Chandigarh, Aug 2 (IANS) As part of its crackdown against drugs, Punjab Police have busted another Pakistan-backed cross-border drugs and weapons smuggling racket, with the arrest of two smugglers and another BSF constable, posted along the Pakistan border in Tarn Taran district.
- 'India doesn't need secularism,' says Govindacharya (IANS Exclusive)(11:27)
By Anindya Banerjee
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) In the 1990s, when India's political discourse was marred by agitations on 'Kar Seva' and 'Rath Yatra', he was the Sangh Parivar's celebrated ideologue and former BJP General Secretary, who was at the centre of the BJP's Ram temple strategy.
- Kerala gold smuggling case: Cong turns up the heat on CM(17:09)
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) Even as a few central agencies are looking into the Kerala gold smuggling case where the Chief Minister's office is in the dock, the Congress, here on Saturday, posed a few questions to Pinarayi Vijayan.
- AIKS agitates for Maharashtra milk farmers' demands(15:14)
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) The All India Kisan Sabha and other affiliated organisations led an agitation for milk farmers by stopping vehicles carrying milk from going to nearby towns or big cities, at dawn here on Saturday.
- Punjab hooch tragedy toll rises to 38, 8 held (Ld)(21:22)
Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) Even as the toll in the hooch tragedy rose to 38, Punjab Police on Friday arrested seven more bootleggers from Amritsar, Batala and Tarn Taran districts in over 40 raids conducted by five teams led by senior officers.
- SC to Jharkhand govt: e-darshan is no darshan(16:05)
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said e-darshan is no darshan and asked the Jharkhand government, why not allow darshan on a limited basis at Baidyanath temple during Shravani Mela.
- Sweets for all embassies to mark Ayodhya Bhumi Pujan(10:35)
Ayodhya, July 31 (IANS) The Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust will be sending boxes of Bikaneri laddoos to all foreign embassies in Delhi to mark the Bhumi Pujan ceremony of the grand Ram temple in Ayodhya.
- Ayodhya houses painted yellow for 'bhumi pujan' event(09:22)
Lucknow, July 31 (IANS) Houses and buildings on the main streets from Tedhi Bazar to Naya Ghat in Ayodhya, where the convoy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pass on August 5, are being painted yellow for the 'bhumi pujan' ceremony of the Ram temple construction.