• Mon, Mar 25, 2019
  • Alleging that Lt Governor Kiran Bedi has colluded with disqualified legislator Ashok Anand (from Thattanchavady), All India NR Congress and BJP to scuttle the by-election to Thattanchavady Assembly...
    CPM urges EC, Prez to transfer L-G till MCC is in force for fair polls
    Addressing a press conference CPM leader T Murugan along with Parliamentary Secretary to Chief Minister K Lakshminarayanan, said that Bedi by misinterpreting the orders of the Supreme Court of India in the Lilly Thomas versus Union of India case in 2005, had tried to favour Ashok Anand who was disqualified after conviction in a disproportionate asset case under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 (PCA) by writing to the President for a decision on his disqualification and postponement of Thattanchavady by-poll. Murugan has sent a petition to the Chief Election Commissioner and the President of India in this regard. In violation of the Model Code of Conduct for elections, Bedi has sent a referral letter to the President of India on March 15 (after the model code of Conduct came into force on March 10) based on a plea made by Ashok...
  • Industrialist cheated: Pondy cops hunt for Kovai man Industrialist cheated: Pondy cops hunt for Kovai man

    The Puducherry CB-CID police launched hunt for a man hailing from Coimbatore for allegedly cheating an industrialist to the tune of Rs 75 lakh after promising him to get a bank loan of Rs 60 crore.

  • Fire breaks out at AIIMS Trauma Centre Fire breaks out at AIIMS Trauma Centre

    The fire was brought under control by 8 pm and the cooling process is underway, Chief Fire officer Atul Garg said.

  • Karnataka CM alleges attempt to sabotage son's prospects Karnataka CM alleges attempt to sabotage son's prospects

    Kumaraswamy also charged that some moneybags, including those from the Kannada film industry, were splurging in Mandya to fight against his son.

  • Snubbed by Oppn alliance in Bihar, CPI fields Kanhaiya Kumar from Begusarai Snubbed by Oppn alliance in Bihar, CPI fields Kanhaiya Kumar from Begusarai

    Kanhaiya Kumar will be our candidate from Begusarai seat. CPI(ML) has pledged their support to us too, senior CPI leader D Raja said.

  • Soldier killed in ceasefire violation along LoC in J-K Soldier killed in ceasefire violation along LoC in J-K

    A soldier was killed on Sunday when Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages with heavy caliber weapons and rockets along the Line of Control in Jammu and...

  • Akhilesh to contest from Azamgarh, Mulayam not star SP campaigner Akhilesh to contest from Azamgarh, Mulayam not star SP campaigner

    The Samajwadi Party has entered a pre-poll alliance with the Mayawati-led BSP and will contest 37 of 80 Lok Sabha seats in UP.

  • Priyanka's influence 'bound to grow' in party in long term, says Tharoor Priyanka's influence 'bound to grow' in party in long term, says Tharoor

    Though Uttar Pradesh is her 'karm-bhoomi' for now, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's influence in the Congress is bound to grow in the long term, party leader Shashi Tharoor said here.

  • Kumaraswamy voices displeasure over disgruntlement in Cong on seat sharing with JDS Kumaraswamy voices displeasure over disgruntlement in Cong on seat sharing with JDS

    According to the seat sharing arrangement, out of the total of 28 seats, Congress will contest 20 and JD(S) eight.

  • Mehbooba to contest from Anantnag, PDP not to field candidates from Udhampur, Jammu Mehbooba to contest from Anantnag, PDP not to field candidates from Udhampur, Jammu

    Mehbooba said the parliamentary board of the party, which met earlier on Saturday, decided not to field any candidates from the two Lok Sabha seats in Jammu region.

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