May 05

Rahul slams Modi for calling Rajiv Gandhi corrupt

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Rajiv Gandhi a “corrupt” politician, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday criticized him for attacking his father and former Prime Minister who sacrificed his life for the country.”Modiji, the battle is over. Your karma awaits you. Projecting your inner beliefs about yourself onto my father won’t protect

850 Indians freed from Saudi jails on my request: Modi
850 Indians freed from Saudi jails on my request: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it was on his request that Saudi Arabia released 850 Indians lodged in its jails on the eve of the month of Ramadan. “When the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia was in India, I requested him to release the prisoners before Ramadan and he accepted my proposal,”

Five killed in road accident in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi
Five killed in road accident in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi

 Five people were killed on Sunday when a car in which they were travelling skidded off the road and plunged into a 300-metre-deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh‘s Mandi district, police said.The accident took place near Janjehli while the victims were en route to attend Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur’s election meeting in his home constituency

OnePlus 7 Pro pricing, specifications leaked online
OnePlus 7 Pro pricing, specifications leaked online

With OnePlus gearing up for the official launch of its flagship device OnePlus 7 Pro on May 14, the specifications and pricing of the latest smartphone have been leaked online.The company is expected to unveil three OnePlus 7 Pro variants in India with the base model, featuring 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage, starting

9 attacks in 5 years: Kejriwal blames BJP
9 attacks in 5 years: Kejriwal blames BJP

A day after being slapped by a man during a roadshow, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday blamed the BJP for the attack, saying the party was trying to silence voices raised against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and establish dictatorship.Addressing the media, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief said: “Yesterday a man attacked me.

General aviation flies high on election season
General aviation flies high on election season

High-flying netas have reversed the trend in general aviation sector with more and more politicians taking charter flights for election campaigns. The negative growth has turned positive in March with the total charter flight movement rising 11.2 per cent from a year-ago period this election season. As per the latest data by Airports Authority of

Sunny Deol's 'Gadar' sequel will take Tara and Sakeena's story forward
Sunny Deol’s ‘Gadar’ sequel will take Tara and Sakeena’s story forward

 A sequel to Sunny Deol‘s 2001 blockbuster “Gadar: Ek Prem Katha” is underway and the story will be a continuation from the original film with a backdrop of India-Pakistan.The film, directed by Anil Sharma, ranks among the top three Indian films in all-time highest footfalls. According to sources, it had 17 crore footfalls and had

Sikh truck driver brutally assaulted by Rajasthan cops, reveals tales of horror
Sikh truck driver brutally assaulted by Rajasthan cops, reveals tales of horror

Rajdeep Benipal Chandigarh A Sikh driver Kabul Singh, native of Fatehgarh Sahib in Punjab was brutally assaulted by Rajasthan Police. The victim who was released from jail revealed tales of horror and demanded probe by a Central Investigation Agency. The victim has also written a letter to the Prime Minister, Human Rights Commission and demanded

Harsimrat accuses Congress of stalling wheat procurement
Harsimrat accuses Congress of stalling wheat procurement

DP CORRESPONDENT Bathinda Union food processing industries minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday said that the Congress government’s criminal negligence in failing to procure gunny bags had choked all the grain markets in the constituency besides stalling the wheat procurement process and causing untold misery to farmers. Stating that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh was

Indumeet Singh urges youth to join plantation drives on Guru Nanak Dev 550th Birthday
Indumeet Singh urges youth to join plantation drives on Guru Nanak Dev 550th Birthday

Srinagar : Kashmiri Sikh leader Indumeet  Singh on Sunday said that to commemorate 550th Parkash Purab (Birthday anniversary) of Guru Nanak Dev Ji , plantation drives will be organised at various places of Kashmir valley. In a statement Indumeet said that , “In order to celebrate the 550th Parkash Purab of beloved Guru Nanak dev ji’s , i

Cyclone Fani: Bangladesh death toll reaches nine
Cyclone Fani: Bangladesh death toll reaches nine

The death toll due to cyclone Fani that slammed into Bangladesh after striking the Indian states of Odisha and West Bengal, has increased to nine, authorities said on Sunday. While confirming the toll, state Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Enamur Rahman said that over 60 people were also injured, reports bdnews24.The severe cyclonic storm,

Stage set for IIPKL, grand opening on May 13
Stage set for IIPKL, grand opening on May 13

DP Correspondent Amritsar As the International Premier Kabaddi League (IIPKL) is just around the corner, as many as 160 players, including national and international will be playing at least 44 matches which will be held at three various locations – Pune, Mysore and Bengaluru.The matches will begin from May 13. Around 20 matches will be

Punjab government performance below average: ADR
Punjab government performance below average: ADR

Better employment opportunities, agriculture loan availability and higher price realisation for farm produce have been the top three priorities of Punjab voters but the state government’s performance over these issues has been below average, according to an ADR survey. The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said better employment opportunities (51.70 per cent), agriculture loan availability

Centre opposes reopening of Rafale matter in SC
Centre opposes reopening of Rafale matter in SC

The government on Saturday filed a fresh affidavit in the Supreme Court in the Rafale case, opposing reopening of the whole matter by contending that the petitioners were attempting to get “a fishing and roving inquiry ordered”.The government said the the top court has “specifically declined” to have a “fishing and roving inquiry” into the

No impact of Fani cyclone in Punjab
No impact of Fani cyclone in Punjab

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana As the tropical cyclone- Fani has hit the coastal areas of Orissa, the weather experts has clarified that the cyclone will have no impact in Punjab and surrounding areas.Head of the Department of climate change of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Dr Prabhjot Kaur said that the people were scared due to

Shubhman Gill grabbed opportunity with both hands: Karthik
Shubhman Gill grabbed opportunity with both hands: Karthik

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Kings XI Punjab by seven wickets to keep their chances alive of making it to the playoffs in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).Chasing 184, KKR rode on the unbeaten half century from Shubhman Gill as they easily crossed the line with 12 balls to spare at

Biopic on PM Modi to release on May 24 now

The makers of Vivek Oberoi-starrer biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday announced that the film will be released countrywide on May 24, a day after the results of the Lok Sabha elections are declared. The film, titled ‘PM Narendra Modi’, was earlier set to release on April 11 but was banned by the Election

Sisodia speaks to Delhi government school toppers
Sisodia speaks to Delhi government school toppers

A day after the CBSE announced the Class 12 results, Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday spoke to the toppers of the state’s government schools, which outperformed the national as well as city pass percentage. The Delhi government schools had a pass percentage of 94.24 per cent. The overall pass percentage across the country

Rahul pens emotional letter to Amethi people
Rahul pens emotional letter to Amethi people

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has written an emotional letter to the people of Amethi, asking them to vote for him and promising development of the region as soon as Congress forms government at the Center. The letter is addressed to ‘Mera Amethi Parivar’ and says that the BJP has been setting up ‘factory of lies’

Now India enters Pakistan take on terrorists: Manoj Tiwari
Now India enters Pakistan take on terrorists: Manoj Tiwari

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Friday said that India, which for years faced the menace of terrorism, was now giving a befitting reply to terrorists across the border by entering Pakistan. Tiwari was addressing a public gathering ahead of a roadshow in his north east Delhi Lok Sabha constituency, where he is pitted in