SC asks Karnataka Speaker what stopped him from accepting MLAs’ resignations


The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Karnataka Speaker what stopped him from deciding whether to accept or reject the resignations tendered by the MLAs of the JD-S-Congress coalition on July 6.A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi sought a clear response from senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi representing Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar. “You

ISRO hailed for detecting Chandrayaan-2 glitch on time

With India postponing the Chandrayaan-2 launch owing to technical snag in the ‘Bahubali’ rocket about an hour before it was to take off on Monday morning, people on social media said it is better late than never.The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) called off the launch of Chandrayaan-2 that would send an orbiter, lander and

36 more cows dead in UP

In a shocking incident, 30 cows died at a shelter home in Ayodhya, while six others were dead after being caught in a swamp created by rain water in Pratapgarh.The deaths in Ayodhya and Pratapgarh on Saturday comes after 35 cows died at a shelter home in Prayagraj on Friday due to a lightning strike.

Karnataka Congress ministers ready to resign: Deputy CM

In a bid to save the year-old coalition government, the Congress ministers are ready to resign for the sake of accommodating rebel legislators in the cabinet, said Deputy Chief Minister G. Parameshwara on Monday. “All of us (Congress Ministers) may resign to accommodate our rebel legislators in the cabinet. If my party asks me to

Hindus donate land for graveyard to Muslims in Ayodhya

In a gesture that could ease tension between Hindus and Muslim and, perhaps, pave the way for a solution to the Ram temple dispute, Hindus in Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya district have donated land to Muslims for a burial ground. The land has been donated in Belarikhan village under the Gosaiganj Assembly constituency here.The land had

BJP MPs never raised Delhi’s law & order issues in Parliament in 5 years: AAP

BJP MPs never raised Delhi issues: Calling Delhi’s “deteriorating” law and order situation a matter of “grave concern”, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday accused BJP MPs of not raising the city’s crime issues in Parliament in the last five years. Speaking to the media, AAP’s chief spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj said the seven BJP

Pompeo visit to India ‘very important,’ says Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar described the three-day India visit by US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo beginning Tuesday night as “very important”, stating that the tensions between US and Iran was a difficult international issue that India was dealing with. Jaishankar, who filed his nominations for the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat, told reporters at

52% Indians believe smart devices spying on them: Survey

As many as 52 per cent or more than half of the Indians believe their smart devices record personal information without their knowledge, a survey by YouGov said on Tuesday. YouGov — an Internet-based market research and data analytics firm — stated that the most commonly used devices are also the ones people are most

Modi performs yoga with 30,000 people in Ranchi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed yoga along with around 30,000 people in Ranchi on Friday on the occasion of the fifth International Yoga Day.The session continued for around 45 minutes at the Prabhat Tara ground here. The Prime Minister first addressed the participants before the session began. “Yoga has always been associated with peace and

PM must preach his MPs before guiding Opposition: Congress

The Congress on Tuesday responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s advice to the Opposition, saying his words were most of the time not implemented by his own party leaders.Stressing on the importance of an active opposition in democracy, Modi on Monday told them not to bother about their numbers and instead actively take part in

TN CM calls on Prime Minister Modi, discusses projects

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence here and sought his support for various state-specific projects. Palaniswami, during the brief interaction, also presented him a memorandum on various development projects. Later, the chief minister took part in the fifth governing council meeting of NITI Aayog here.”The

Eyeball-to-Eyeball: India, Pak to battle it out with bat and ball

A cricketing rivalry that transcends beyond the realms of 22 yards will be reignited when India and Pakistan square off in a World Cup encounter that could have fascinating sub-plots with rain gods threatening an anti-climactic twist. The escalating cross-border tensions between the two neighboring nations add to the intrigue with KL Rahul’s technique being

IIPKL organisers to share profit with Kabaddi players, associations and families of defense martyrs

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Pune: In a noble gesture, the organisers of Indo International Premier Kabaddi League (IIPKL) has announced to share its profit amount with Kabaddi players, Kabaddi welfare associations and families of martyrs of defence forces. Veteran Kabaddi Player and promoter of IIPKL Dr. Prasad Babu informed that IIPKL will share twenty percent of

Stage set for Grand Opening of IIPKL, Trophy unveiled

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Pune: The stage is set for the Grand Opening of Indo International Premier Kabaddi League (IIPKL) to be held at Shri Shivachattrapati Stadium, Balewadi, Pune on May 13, 2019 (Monday) at 6.00pm. Famous actress Kainaat Arora and dance crew MJ5, North India’s star singers MDKD and Patriotic singer Kavi Singh will be

New Kabaddi Federation launches international Kabaddi league

DP Correspondent Bangluru: The New Kabaddi Federation, in an effort to take Kabaddi on to the world platform, will start its three-week Indo International Premier Kabaddi League in May 2019. Dr MV Prasad Babu, general secretary, New Kabaddi Federation, said the first session of the IIPKL will start from May 13 to June 4 2019, across

Dhoni loses cool in 100th win, former stars unhappy
Dhoni loses cool in 100th win, former stars unhappy

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s 100th Indian Premier League (IPL) win against the Rajasthan Royals (RR) was marred by an incident where he lost his cool dramatically towards the end of the game, leading to former players criticising the move. The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) scripted their sixth win in seven games on Thursday at the Sawai

Seven drug peddlers arrested in different cases

Drug peddlers arrested:The Ludhiana Rural Police have arrested seven drug peddlers including a woman and recovered opium, heroin and other banned medicines. Giving more information, Superintendent of Police, Rupinder Bharadwaj said that during checking, the police stopped a car bearing Ludhiana registration number and recovered 14 Kilogram opium from the car. The police have arrested

Netplus Broadband announces first truly unlimited High Speed Internet

DP Correspondent  Ludhiana: Fastway Transmissions-owned Netplus Broadband today announced Truly Unlimited Data for its customers. The offer is available to new and existing customers, and is applicable from Plans starting at Rs 599 per Month. This will redefine affordability and offer great value to customers which will enable them to enjoy an enhanced internet experience. As a

Diesel prices down 8-9 paise, petrol unchanged
Diesel prices down 8-9 paise, petrol unchanged

Diesel prices across the four metro cities declined for the fourth straight day, with prices falling by 8 to 9 paise on Sunday, data on the Indian Oil Corp’s website showed. Petrol prices, however were unchanged during the day, according to the data.In the national capital, diesel was priced at Rs 66.14, down from Rs

4,956 accidents, 718 deaths on Yamuna Expressway in 5 years
4,956 accidents, 718 deaths on Yamuna Expressway in 5 years

A total of 4,956 accidents, 718 deaths and 7,671 serious injuries were recorded on the Yamuna Expressway between August 2012 to March 31, 2018, revealed an RTI reply. The alarming number of fatal road accidents on the Yamuna Expressway has caused widespread concern, calling for effective intervention of the Central and State government agencies. Information