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Mulayam expels son Akhilesh, Ram Gopal from party for 6 years 

Party would now elect a new Chief Minister Lucknow:  Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday expelled his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav from the party for six years for “indulging in anti-party activities”. He said the party would now elect a new Chief Minister in the poll-bound state. Also expelled

Army’s 2016 death toll highest in 6 years; 31 terrorists killed

With 18 soldiers dying in a pre-dawn terrorist attack in North Kashmirs Uri area on September 18, the armys combat death toll in Jammu and Kashmir is 64 this year (until September 18), the highest since 2010, when 69 soldiers died, according to the South Asia Terrorism Portal (SATP). In contrast, civilian casualties along the

Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in jail for murder of Reeva Steenkamp

Pretoria: A South African court on Wednesday sentenced Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius to six years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp. Pretoria High Court judge Thokozile Masipa said in her ruling that Pistorius is “not a violent person” and had shown remorse and inclination to perform social work, reports Efe.

Sushma welcomes home Indian boy Sonu

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday welcomed home Sonu, the Indian boy who went missing from Delhi six years ago and was traced in Bangladesh. “From Geeta to Gurpreet and now to Sonu! EAM @SushmaSwaraj welcomes the young boy Sonu home from Bangladesh,” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted. Sonu arrived