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Modi’s mega swearing-in ceremony likely on May 30

Modi’s mega swearing-in ceremony likely on May 30

New Delhi, May 24: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may be sworn-in for the second term on May 30 and some world leaders could be invited for it, making it an event bigger than the 2014 when heads of governments of SAARC countries were invited, sources said here on Friday. Before his…

Rahul Gandhi may offer to resign at CWC meet on Saturday

Rahul Gandhi may offer to resign at CWC meet on Saturday

New Delhi, May 24:  Amid speculation that Congress President Rahul Gandhi may offer to resign, a Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting is scheduled on Saturday to look into the reasons for the party’s Lok Sabha elections debacle and decide on its further course of action to take on the BJP,…

Resounding Modi wave as BJP secures 303

Resounding Modi wave as BJP secures 303

New Delhi, May 24:  The BJP’s resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections that saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi make headlines across national and international dailies and also paint a vast swath of the mainland saffron brought in its wake some outstanding results from a number of states. In the…

Rajasthan woman gang-raped in south Delhi

Rajasthan woman gang-raped in south Delhi

New Delhi, May 22:  A 26-year-old married woman was allegedly gang-raped by two men in a car after being offered a lift in South Delhi’s Madangir area on Sunday night. The victim from Rajasthan’s Alwar had come Delhi to attend a ‘Satsang’ and was walking towards Chhatarpur when she saw…

Youth kills father, chops body into 25 parts in East Delhi 

Youth kills father, chops body into 25 parts in East Delhi 

New Delhi, May 22:  A 22-year-old youth killed his father and chopped his body into 25 pieces following an argument over a property dispute in the early hours of Tuesday in East Delhi, the police said on Wednesday. Aman, the main accused, was arrested along with a friend from outside…

Centre fears violence after counting of votes, alerts states

Centre fears violence after counting of votes, alerts states

New Delhi, May 22:  The Centre on Wednesday issued an alert to the states regarding the possibility of violence in different parts of the country in connection with the counting of votes on Thursday. The alert has been communicated by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to the state Chief…

Arunachal Pradesh MLA, 10 others killed in militant ambush 

Arunachal Pradesh MLA, 10 others killed in militant ambush 

Guwahati, May 21:  At least 11 persons, including Arunachal Pradesh legislator Tirong Aboh, were killed in an ambush by suspected Naga militants in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday, police said. Police said that Aboh and his family members were travelling from Dibrugarh in Assam to Khonsa, when their…

IAF officer to face culpable homicide charge for accidentally shooting down Mi-17 chopper

IAF officer to face culpable homicide charge for accidentally shooting down Mi-17 chopper

New Delhi, May 21:  The officer held responsible for the accidental shooting down of a military helicopter at the height of India-Pakistan tension in February will be charged by the Indian Air Force (IAF) for culpable homicide not amounting to murder along with three others, according to reports. The IAF…

Peacs predicts hung parliament, BJP may emerge winner in J&K too

Peacs predicts hung parliament, BJP may emerge winner in J&K too

New Delhi, May 20: Platform for Election Analysis and Community Studies (PEACS) has predicted hung-parliament this time though four out of five exit polls conducted by English television channels along with agencies have predicted a thumping win for the BJP-led NDA for a second consecutive term in the Parliament. For the…

NDA 302, UPA 122, predicts NDTV’s poll of polls 

NDA 302, UPA 122, predicts NDTV’s poll of polls 

New Delhi, May 20:  The poll of polls of exit polls done by NDTV predicted 302 seats for the BJP-led NDA, 122 for the Congress-led UPA and 118 for “non-aligned” parties. The poll of polls predicted BJP making major gains in Odisha and West Bengal, two states where it has…

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