Committed to Assam, tea company rejects terror threats
  • Committed to Assam, tea company rejects terror threats(17:36)

    Guwahati, April 11 (IANS) The Kolkata based Amalgamated Plantation Private Limited (APPL) company, which has 21 tea estates and operating units across Assam, rejected terror threats and said that it was committed to the state and its people.

EC stopped me from going to Sitalkuchi: Mamata
  • EC stopped me from going to Sitalkuchi: Mamata(14:02)

    Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) A day after the Election Commission disallowed any political party from entering into Cooch Behar following the death of four people in the firing of the central forces, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who earlier announced to visit Sitalkuchi in Cooch Behar district on Sunday, accused the poll body of hatching conspiracy against her and alleged that the restriction was imposed only to stop her from meeting the bereaved families.

Akhilesh to set up 'Baba Sabheb Vahini' jolt to BSP
  • Akhilesh to set up 'Baba Sabheb Vahini' jolt to BSP(10:36)

    Lucknow, April 11 (IANS) Continuing its efforts to win over Dalits for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2022, the Samajwadi Party has now decided to constitute a Baba Saheb Vahini named after Dalit icon Dr B.R. Ambedkar.

SP leader Gayatri Prajapati's income saw sharp spike after he became minister: ED
  • SP leader Gayatri Prajapati's income saw sharp spike after he became minister: ED(09:22)
    By Anand Singh

    New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The income of Samajwadi Party leader Gayatri Prajapati -- currently lodged in prison in connection with a rape case -- and his family members, witnessed a sudden spike from 2013-14 till 2016 during the time he was a minister in the Samajwadi Party government, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) charge sheet has revealed.

BJP ropes in Jyotiraditya as aunt Raje goes 'missing' from bypoll campaigning
  • BJP ropes in Jyotiraditya as aunt Raje goes 'missing' from bypoll campaigning(21:06)
    By Archana Sharma

    Jaipur, April 10 (IANS) As former CM and BJP national vice president Vasundhara Raje continues maintaining a distance from campaigning for the bypolls scheduled on three seats on April 17, the BJP has strategically invited her nephew BJP MP Jyotiraditya Scindia to Sahada, cashing in on the historic ties the Scindia family shares with Gangapur.

Woman who consumed poison in front of Union minister Joshi's house, dies
Covid ruins job-seekers but placement agencies do roaring business
Customs questions Kerala Speaker P. Sreeramakrishnan
  • Customs questions Kerala Speaker P. Sreeramakrishnan(14:00)

    Thiruvananthapuram, April 10 (IANS) Kerala Assembly Speaker and senior CPI-M leader P. Sreeramakrishnan has been questioned by the Customs department at his official residence in a dollar smuggling case.

500 workers ask Sundar Pichai to stop protecting harassers
  • 500 workers ask Sundar Pichai to stop protecting harassers(10:18)

    San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) More than 500 employees have sent an open letter to Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, demanding that the company stop protecting the harassers and provide workers an environment free from their abusers.

Rajasthan Housing Board earned record Rs 2,621 cr during pandemic
  • Rajasthan Housing Board earned record Rs 2,621 cr during pandemic(21:56)
    By Archana Sharma

    Jaipur, April 9 (IANS) Beating the Covid pandemic blues, the Rajasthan Housing Board earned a record revenue of Rs 2,621 crore in the last 18 months, thus setting up an example of reviving a 'dead' unit besides attracting the attention of other states/UT, including Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Puducherry, which have expressed their desire to study the revival model adopted by the RHB by using unconventional means and thinking out of the box.

More gold found in Telangana village, day after treasure trove unearthed (Lead)
PIL against Goa colonial code barring women temple administrators in Bombay HC
  • PIL against Goa colonial code barring women temple administrators in Bombay HC(18:38)

    Panaji, April 9 (IANS) Days after Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde lauded Goa for following the Uniform Civil Code, a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a young lawyer has questioned a colonial era temple code, which bars women from being appointed as "mazanes"/"mahajans" (temple administrators).

Surat municipal body deploys teachers to register deaths at crematorium
This family fights against each other in UP panchayat polls
Yogi opts for RBI's e-Kuber system for payment disbursement
  • Yogi opts for RBI's e-Kuber system for payment disbursement(14:40)

    Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) To ease government transactions and improve transparency and efficiency, the Yogi Adityanath government has decided to implement the e-Kuber system of RBI to disburse government funds directly to the payee's bank account, in times of natural disasters like flood, drought, hailstorm, excess rain, lightning, etc.

AGuH terror outfit wiped out in J&K
  • AGuH terror outfit wiped out in J&K(12:54)

    Srinagar, April 9 (IANS) With the killing of seven terrorists of Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind (AGuH) in two different operations in Shopian and Pulwama districts of South Kashmir in the last 24 hours, the proscribed terrorist outfit has been wiped out in Kashmir, top police officials told IANS on Friday.

Scientists predict 2nd Covid wave to peak between April 15-20