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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Sauda chief Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment

Sauda chief Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment

A special CBI court on Monday sentenced Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment. The dera chief was convicted of rape on August 25. Before CBI judge Jagdeep Singh read out the sentence, dera followers burnt two cars in Sirsa. Last week, 38 people were killed in the […]

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Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) removes Sharad Yadav as party leader in Rajya Sabha

Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) removes Sharad Yadav as party leader in Rajya Sabha

Patna: Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) has replaced Sharad Yadav as party leader in the Rajya Sabha with Ram Chandra Prasad Singh. Confirming the big political development, Bihar JD(U) president Vashishtha Narayan on Saturday said that the JD(U) leaders met Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu and gave him in writing that Singh will represent […]

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AIADMK merger: All eyes on OPS after EPS camp adopts resolution against Sasikala, Dinakaran

AIADMK merger: All eyes on OPS after EPS camp adopts resolution against Sasikala, Dinakaran

A day after the AIADMK faction led by Chief Minister Edapaddi Palaniswamy (EPS) adopted a resolution against jailed party general secretary VK Sasikala and her nephew TTV Dinakran, all eyes are now on former chief minister O Panneerselvam who heads the other faction. Chennai: A day after the AIADMK faction led by Chief Minister Edapaddi Palaniswamy (EPS) adopted a resolution against jailed party general secretary VK Sasikala and […]

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Patna Zoo Soil scam: More trouble for RJD as Nitish-led NDA orders probe against Lalu Prasad’s son Tej Pratap

Patna Zoo Soil scam: More trouble for RJD as Nitish-led NDA orders probe against Lalu Prasad’s son Tej Pratap

PATNA: More trouble seems to be brewing for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family. A day after taking oath, Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government ordered a fresh probe in the alleged Patna zoo soil purchase scam involving Lalu’s elder son Tej Pratap Yadav. Sushil Kumar Modi, […]

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India’s President Ram Nath Kovind takes oath

India’s President Ram Nath Kovind takes oath

Ram Nath Kovind has been sworn in as president of India, becoming only the second leader from the oppressed Dalit community to be elected head of state. A former lawyer and state governor, Kovind was elected to the largely ceremonial position last week with more than 65 percent of the vote by members of India’s […]

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