Karva Chauth is a one-day festival celebrated by Hindu women in many countries in which married women fast from sunrise to moonrise for the safety and longevity of their husbands. The fast is traditionally celebrated in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, parts of Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, and Punjab. The festival falls on […]
New Delhi/Patna: With the Lalu Prasad Yadav-Nitish Kumar combine having gained the upper hand in the bypoll held for 10 seats in Bihar, all eyes are now on the changing political dynamics ahead of the big battle in 2015, when assembly elections would be held in the state. Though the ‘grand alliance’ managed to win only […]
Lok Sabha Election 2014 Results 563 million people have cast their votes in the Indian elections with exit polls predicting a huge victory for Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party Overview India’s general election, which starts on 7 April, will be the largest vote ever held. About 814,500,000 people will have a […]
Mumbai: Amid the raging row over claims that Margaret Thatcher’s government had aided India in the Operation Bluestar to flush out militants from the Golden Temple in 1984, Lt Gen (Retd) KS Brar, who led the offensive, on Tuesday said it was planned and executed by Indian military commanders. “I am quite dumbfounded because the […]
Amritsar: Outraged Sikh organisations and leaders on Tuesday demanded a thorough probe into reports that the British government colluded with former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi over Operation Blue Star, when Indian security forces entered the holy Sikh shrine, the Golden Temple in 1984, to flush out militants. A lawmaker from Britain’s Labour party claimed that […]
Bolstered by two emphatic back-to-back wins, India will seek to clinch the ODI series against England by taking an unassailable 3-1 lead in the fourth match in Mohali on Wednesday with the under-fire hosts showing signs of rediscovering their winning touch.
Another incident of gang rape came to light in north India when a woman was thrown out of a moving car after being forced upon for two days in Punjab. A man and two women kidnapped the victim, who had gone to Chandigarh for a job interview, on Friday (January 18) on the pretext of […]
SAD leader Ranjit Singh Rana and another co-accused were on Thursday arrested in the case of gunning down of an Assistant Sub Inspector of Punjab Police while saving his daughter from eve teasers. Rana, who is general secretary of SAD district unit, and co-accused Gurveer Singh were nabbed this morning from Rajoke village in neighbouring […]