Former US President George HW Bush to be remembered at Houston funeral

Former US President George HW Bush to be remembered at Houston funeral

Former US President George H.W. Bush will be mourned on Thursday at the Houston church where he worshipped for many years, a final public farewell before his remains are taken by train to their resting place at his Texas presidential library. The remains of Bush, who died last week in Texas at the age of […]

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US Midterm Polls 2018 – why Donald Trump is unlikely to be removed as US President

US Midterm Polls 2018 – why Donald Trump is unlikely to be removed as US President

Donald Trump faced greater restraints on his presidency after Democrats won control of the U.S. House of Representatives and pledged to hold the Republican accountable after a tumultuous two years in the White House. Trump and his fellow Republicans expanded their control of the U.S. Senate in Tuesday’s midterm elections, following a divisive campaign marked […]

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Congress takes CBI war to street, Rahul Gandhi to lead protests

Congress takes CBI war to street, Rahul Gandhi to lead protests

Amid the battle in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Congress president Rahul Gandhi has announced that he will lead the protest outside the investigative agency’s headquarters in Delhi today. Gandhi took to Twitter and said that outside offices of the CBI nationwide, the Congress party will protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s alleged disgraceful […]

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2009 IAS Topper From Kashmir Faces Centre’s Wrath For “Rapistan” Tweet,

2009 IAS Topper From Kashmir Faces Centre’s Wrath For “Rapistan” Tweet,

Shah Faesal had drawn a sharp reaction from some people who saw the reference to “Rapistan” as a reference to India and a contrast to Pakistan. NEW DELHI: The central has ordered action against Shah¬†Faesal, the outspoken bureaucrat from Jammu and Kashmir, for his tweets as “Rapistan” that he has described as a “sarcastic tweet […]

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Why Governor’s Rule in J&K when other Indian states have provision of President’s Rule

Why Governor’s Rule in J&K when other Indian states have provision of President’s Rule

With the resignation of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, the Governor’s Rule is likely to come into effect in the restive state. This will be the eighth time that J&K would come under the Governor’s Rule in four decades. Jammu and Kashmir has come under Governor’s Rule on seven occasions in the last […]

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North East Assembly Elections:BJP extends lead over CPI(M) in Tripura, Congress faces tough fight in Meghalaya

North East Assembly Elections:BJP extends lead over CPI(M) in Tripura, Congress faces tough fight in Meghalaya

The counting of votes for the Assembly elections in three Northeastern states – Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura – is being held today amid tight security. The counting began at 8 AM. The BJP, which has been making strong inroads in the Northeast, has emerged as a major contender in all the three states. Two exit […]

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Final voter turnout in first phase of Gujarat polls 66.75 per cent

Final voter turnout in first phase of Gujarat polls 66.75 per cent: EC

Final voter turnout in first phase of Gujarat polls 66.75 per cent

Ahmedabad: The final voter turnout in the first phase of the Gujarat elections for 89 seats yesterday stood at 66.75 per cent, the Election Commission said today. The poll panel yesterday declared an estimated 68 per cent voter turnout. In the 2012 elections, 71.32 per cent voter turnout was recorded in Gujarat for all the […]

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Lucknow Metro thrown open to public, CM Adityanath, Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurate phase-I

Lucknow Metro thrown open to public, CM Adityanath, Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurate phase-I

Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow today joined the list of cities having Metro train services. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath flagged off the maiden run of the Lucknow Metro. The first train was flagged off by the home minister, who represents the Lucknow Lok Sabha seat, and the chief minister from […]

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