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10 Places in India to Celebrate New Year 2018

1. Goa – India’s very own Las Vegas Cheap beer, exotic beach-side stay, live music and night long parties are things that attract youngsters to get rocking at the new year celebration in Goa. New Year parties are different than the regular parties with fire crackers lighting up the coastline. The young crowd is seen going

Shooting between two parties, 2 injured

Shooting between two parties, 2 injured

Shooting between two parties, 2 injured. Bathinda: According to the information, mutual clashes occurred between two parties in Bathinda Pratap nagar and the dispute was increased between two parties. One of the parties fired on other.Two people were injured during the firing. The incident was informed to the police and the police reached at the


Need more powers to act against parties making wild allegations: EC

The Election Commission has sought more powers to initiate contempt proceedings against some political parties which take advantage of the freedom of expression and make wild allegations against it without any credible evidence. In a letter written in April, the Commission has urged the law ministry to amend the election laws so that it can

EC seeks ban on anonymous contributions to parties above Rs 2000

New Delhi: Seeking to stem the flow of blackmoney in polls, the Election Commission has urged the government to amend laws to ban anonymous contributions of Rs 2000 and above made to political parties. There is no constitutional or statutory prohibition on receipt of anonymous donations by political parties. But there is an “indirect partial

Rai-Sikhs seek more room from parties

Ferozepur: The caste system in India reflects in its politics as well. All the parties allot tickets keeping in view caste composition of the constituency. In Punjab, the Sikhs are in majority followed by Hindus, Scheduled Castes and others. There is another community of Rai Sikhs which was known previously as ‘Mahatams’. The community has


State political parties claim demonetisation will benefit them

Chandigarh: All major Punjab political parties claim that National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s decision on demonetization is going to benefit them in the ensuing Punjab Assembly Elections. Going by Bharitya Janta Party’s (BJP’s) win with huge margin in municipal election in Gujarat and Maharashtra, the ruling Shiromain Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharitya Janta Party (BJP) alliance presumes

Play up with hair for parties

New Delhi: Go for two top knots or a French braid instead of tying your hair in a boring bun for a fun party, say experts. TIGI educator Anushka Moniz along with the participants of Hair Heroes 2016 contest have shared ideas for a chic look: * French braid: – Begin with using a dry

Turncoats joining new parties upset veterans

Chandigarh:Ignored by their parent political parties, a number of turncoats who have joined Punjab Congress, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have been creating stagnation for loyal and young promising leaders working to strengthen their outfits since years hoping a bright future. The loyalist leaders and workers in almost every political party

100 parties join Paris Agreement: UN official

Marrakesh: The Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, announced on Sunday that 100 parties formally joined the Paris Agreement on climate change. The announcement was made during a press conference before the official kick-off of the UNFCCC’s 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) in the Moroccan city of

US urges all parties in Pakistan to refrain from violence

Washington: The US has asked all parties in Pakistan to refrain from violence even as it reiterated its support to freedom of expression and right to peaceful protest. “The United States will continue to support freedom of assembly and freedom of expression. It’s well documented that we do that. We talk about it every day,

Political parties urge Karnataka government not to release water

Bengaluru: In a rare show of unity, opposition parties on Saturday once again urged the Karnataka government not to release Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu even if it meant disobeying the Supreme Court’s fresh order. “We have told the Chief Minister (Siddaramaiah) not to release water at any cost and abide by the state

New political parties in Punjab have no future: Gadkari

Rupnagar (Punjab): BJP leader and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said new political parties coming up in Punjab ahead of Assembly elections next year, have no future in the state. “New political parties have no future in Punjab. The state’s interest would be served if SAD-BJP alliance forms the government. BJP heads the government at

Political parties in state concerned over ‘Paid News’ trend in elections

Jalandhar: Even as they strongly differ on each other’s ideologies and functioning, Political parties in the state were seen expressing concern over the ‘paid news’ trend and conduct of ‘free and fair’ elections and implementing electoral reforms. From the crucial issue of ‘paid news’ syndrome to effective implementation of Model Code of Conduct and influencing voters

Code of conduct could not stop parties from campaigning

Chandigarh: Though the deadline for the campaigning had ended on Monday, as was ordered by the Dean of Students Welfare (DSW), some of the student organisations continued with their campaigning unofficially in the form of distributing manifestos to the hostel students and public meetings till late evening. Supporters of various students’ organisations were moving in their

New mushrooming parties bound by ambition: SAD

The most senior regional party of India, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), on Sunday stated that every political party was born out of people’s expectations, grew on sacrifices of its members and survived on its achievements. Parties mushrooming months prior to elections, including the recently-born Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), could never rise to the expectations

Traditional parties manipulating AAP’s volunteers: Himmat Shergill

Mohali: AAP’s Mohali candidate Himmat singh shergill today claimed that opposition parties are in over confidence for defeat of AAP in Punjab. Shergill was on election campaign in nearby areas of Mohali. While addressing people he stated that traditional parties are manipulating AAP’s volunteers for to disturb party’s discipline. Defending keriwal he counter blamed on

GST bill taken up in RS: Most parties, except AIADMK, support

New Delhi: Main opposition Congress and mostother parties, except AIADMK, today expressed support, with certain conditions, to the introduction of GST in the country as the Rajya Sabha took up the much-delayed bill to amend the Constitution for allowing the measure. Moving the Constitution (122nd Amendment) Bill, 2014 amid thumping of desks by the entire

All parties in a mood to take good decisions: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Narendra Modi on Monday speaking ahead of the Monsson Session of Parliament said that he “had spoken to all political parties and there was general mood among them to take good decisions” in the session. The monsoon session of Parliament is slated to begin at 11 a.m. “I have faith in all

190 among Owaisi’s Party forfeit registration in Maharashtra

Mumbai: The Maharashtra State Election Commission (SEC) on Wednesday cancelled the registration of 191 political parties, including the Hyderabad-based All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), a top official said here. State Election Commissioner J.S. Saharia said that the registrations have been cancelled as these parties failed to provide their income details and annual Income Tax Returns