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21 October, 2017 3:38 PM Congress gets ready to finalise Rahul elevation

CWC may meet on Tuesday to decide poll process The Congress party could finalise the election schedule to formally elevate Rahul Gandhi as the next party president in the coming week. Sources say the Congress Working Committee (CWC), the highest decision making body, could meet as early as Tuesday to decide the date for completing the election process 33

21 October, 2017 10:21 AM Dainik Jagran journalist shot dead in Uttar Pradesh

Rajesh Mishra was killed in Ghazipur district; two suspects identified A Hindi newspaper journalist was shot dead by unknown assailants in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur district on Saturday. The victim was identified as Rajesh Mishra, a journalist with Hindi daily Dainik Jagran. Mr. Mishra, 38, was at the building materials shop run by his family when three 40

21 October, 2017 9:06 AM Meeting Dalai Lama major offence, China warns world leaders

BEIJING: China today warned that it would consider as a "major offence" if any country or foreign leader hosts or meets the Dalai Lama as it deems the Tibetan spiritual leader a "separatist" trying to split Tibet from it. China routinely protests world leaders meeting the Dalai Lama. It also makes it mandatory for all the foreign governments to recognise 18

20 October, 2017 6:52 PM Applications invited for ‘Mission Everest-2018’

The Youth Services Department has invited applications from eligible men and women from the district to participate in the ‘Mission Everest-2018’ programme. Candidates should be aged between 21 and 35 and should have studied for four years at any school, college or university in Andhra Pradesh. Thefamily income of the candidates should not exceed ₹81,000 (rural 24

20 October, 2017 6:30 PM Malavalli gets 1,100 houses under Basava scheme

The State government has allocated 1,100 houses to Malavalli taluk in the district, under the Basava Vasati Yojane (housing scheme) for 2017-18. B.S. Shivanna, general secretary, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee, in a release here on Friday said that the process of identifying the beneficiaries and implementing the scheme will be commenced soon. A request 30

20 October, 2017 5:10 PM Taj Mahal is a 'beautiful cemetery': Haryana Cabinet Minister Anil Vij

Ambala: Amidst all the controversy surrounding the Taj Mahal, Haryana Cabinet Minister Anil Vij on Friday termed the world famous monument a "beautiful cemetery". Speaking to ANI, Vij said that since Taj Mahal is a cemetery, people consider it to be ominous. He said, "Taj Mahal is a beautiful cemetery. It is true that the building is pretty and has graves 23

20 October, 2017 3:28 PM More rains expected in Kolkata as depression moves close to Bengal coast

A deep depression in the Bay of Bengal has triggered heavy rainfall in Kolkata and various parts of Gangetic West Bengal since Thursday night. Heavy rainfall accompanied by strong winds is expected over Kolkata and its adjoining areas over the next 48 hours. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the depression was located about 35 km north-northwest 50

20 October, 2017 3:13 PM Vijay Rupani slams Chidambaram over EC remarks; says Congress scared of polls

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Friday hit out at Congress leader P. Chidambaram for his criticism of the Election Commission and said the Opposition party was “scared” of the upcoming polls in the BJP-ruled State. Mr. Chidambaram, the former finance minister, said that by not announcing the Gujarat poll schedule, the Election Commission (EC) has “authorised 23

20 October, 2017 2:16 PM Rahul Gandhi's masterclass: How to troll Narendra Modi on Twitter and win followers

In a single tweet, Rahul poured scorn on several Modi catchphrases, about being a watch guard; about neither eating (taking bribes) nor letting anyone eat. As early as September last year, while campaigning in Uttar Pradesh, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi spoke exclusively to this correspondent on his tour bus. He was talking about how the much-vaunted 45

20 October, 2017 9:59 AM Congress Didn't Let Me Rebuild Kedarnath As Gujarat Chief Minister, Says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who offered prayers in Kedarnath today, said he had rushed to the mountain shrine after the floods four years ago and offered to reconstruct the areas surrounding the shrine As he laid the foundation stones for five reconstruction projects, Prime Minister Narendra Modi recalled that the Congress, then in power in Uttarakhand 32