US space agency NASA has released images revealing the impact of Cyclone Fani, one of the worst storms to hit India in two decades, as millions were left without power after it barrelled through the eastern state’s coastal areas. NASA’s images examine the situation in Bhubaneswar and the nighttime lights in Cuttack, Odisha’s second largest …

The Collegium for the appointment of judges on Thursday resent names of two justices to the government for elevation to the Supreme Court, days after the Centre had returned the two names. The Collegium also suggested two more names for promotion to the top court — Justice BR Gavai of Bombay High court and Suya …

A day after the Bengal administration claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi bypassed it and called governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to prepare a report on the damage inflicted by Cyclone Fani, government sources said the claim was not correct. “Attention has been drawn to reports in a section of the media, that the Trinamool Congress has …

A 21-year-old Dalit man was allegedly beaten to death by upper-caste men for having his dinner while sitting on a chair in front of them at a wedding in Shrikot area of Tehri Garhwal district. The incident happened on the night of April 26. The next day when the young man fell ill, he was …

Taking his lead from Sri Lanka banning face veils in the wake of Easter bombings, social activist Swami Agnivesh on Sunday made unusual remarks about the burqa, calling it odd and scary. Agnivesh, who was in Bhopal to support Congress candidate and former chief minister Digvijaya Singh, stated, “Both burqa and ghoonghat needed to be …

In a counter-attack, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday accused former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of leaving behind an economy in a slowdown, after Singh’s criticism that the Indian economy is in “dire straits” under PM Modi and also predicted that it is gone for a slowdown. In a series of tweets, Jaitley pointed out …

Confirming that a few local leaders of the party may be “greedy”, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Sunday urged people not to turn their anger against them into voting against the TMC, claiming that its central leadership is above such vices. The West Bengal chief minister stated her government has showered the impoverished Jangalmahal area, …

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has attack back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his comments against his father, former PM Rajiv Gandhi. PM Modi had said that the life of Rahul Gandhi’s father ended as “corrupt number 1”. “Modi Ji, The battle is over. Your Karma awaits you. Projecting your inner beliefs about yourself onto …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has adopted a divide and rule strategy to create a rift in the SP-BSP-RLD alliance to protect the BJP’s honor in the next three phases of the Lok Sabha polls, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati said on Sunday. “He tried everything in his might to destroy the ‘mahagathbandhan’. In keeping with …

As many as 161 men and 31 women were arrested from a rave party being held illegally at a farmhouse in Noida, police stated Sunday. The accused were seized late Saturday night from the venue in Sector 135 where alcohol and other intoxicants were being served illegally, a senior police officer said. “We had got …

Rebutting Rahul Gandhi’s charge that Anil Ambani is a crony capitalist, Reliance Group Sunday stated the group got over Rs 1 lakh crore of contracts during the UPA rule and the Congress president is continuing his campaign of “calumny, disinformation, distortion and malicious lies”. The Reliance Group, reacting to Gandhi’s recent media statements, issued a …

When you are sick, you required ‘khichdi’, says senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other BJP leaders repeated ‘’khichdi government’ barb at the opposition. The country will “resoundingly cure” the nation’s “political sickness” by showing the door to the BJP, the author-politician stated, referencing the ‘khichdi’, a dal-rice-vegetable …