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16 January, 2019 7:16 AM Vishnu Hari Dalmia, former VHP president, dies aged 91

New Delhi: Former Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) president Vishnu Hari Dalmia, one of the three major exponents of the Ram Janmabhoomi agitation, died on Wednesday at his residence in Delhi, a statement said. He was 91. A renowned industrialist, Dalmia breathed his last at 9.38 a.m. at his Golf Links residence. "Vishnu Hari Dalmiaji peacefully moved on to his heavenly 124

16 January, 2019 3:55 AM Nitish Kumar Reveal On Party No 2 Prashant Kishor Involves Amit Shah

Bihar JDU: It was Amit Shah who dialed Nitish Kumar twice to recommend that he appoint Prashant Kishor as his deputy, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar said. Election strategist Prashant Kishor's political debut as the number two of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal United was BJP president Amit Shah's idea, Nitish Kumar shared at an event on Tuesday. It was Amit Shah who dialed 171

15 January, 2019 6:18 PM Pakistan may lose major non-NATO ally status, Bill introduced in US Congress

The bill was introduced by Republican Congressman Andy Briggs in the House of Representatives. WASHINGTON: An influential US lawmaker has introduced a legislation in Congress to terminate the designation of Pakistan as a major non-NATO ally. Introduced by Republican Congressman Andy Briggs, the resolution 73, introduced in the House of Representatives 140

15 January, 2019 5:00 PM Press conferences by ministers, senior leaders across country for next 4 days: BJP

The BJP announced on Tuesday that its senior central government ministers, chief ministers and other prominent leaders would be holding press conferences at around 50 places across the country for the next four days. "Through press conferences, the messages given by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and party's national president Amit Shah during the National 77

15 January, 2019 3:36 PM Will give top priority to trade, tourism if voted to power: J&K Congress

Jammu and Kashmir Congress president G A Mir on Tuesday said revival of trade, commerce and tourism would be his party's top priority if it is voted to power in the next state assembly elections. "The youth of the country and the state in particular want employment and that cannot be generated until and unless we utilise all our energies for the revival 87

15 January, 2019 12:46 PM Will soon announce seat sharing arrangement of Grand Alliance in Bihar: Tejashwi Yadav

Besides the RJD, the other Grand Alliance members include the Congress, Rashtriya Lok Samata Party, Hindustani Awam Morcha and the Vikasshil Insaan Party.   Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday said that the opposition Grand Alliance in Bihar was united and strong and will soon announce its decision on seat sharing for the upcoming 83

15 January, 2019 6:18 AM Indian American White House official leaves Trump administration

Washington: Raj Shah, an Indian American spokesman in the White House Press Office, has left President Donald Trump`s administration and joined an arm of a Florida-based lobbying firm, officials said. Shah, a former researcher at the Republican National Committee, will lead the Media Group, the press wing of Ballard Partners, a lobbying firm with offices 187

15 January, 2019 6:12 AM Election Fact Check: Did BSP release list of candidates for Lok Sabha polls? Here's the truth

The notice was sent out in the name of BSP chief Mayawati and had the signature of party state president RS Kushwaha. LUCKNOW: Soon after the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) announced its alliance for the Lok Sabha elections, a list of BSP candidates was shared on social media. The list went soon went viral forcing the BSP to issue 81

15 January, 2019 4:48 AM Pentagon extends mission to Mexico border through September

Washington: The US military will extend a mission to support security along the US border with Mexico through Sept. 30, the Pentagon said on Monday. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan approved the extension in response to a request from the Homeland Security Department, the Pentagon said in a statement. There are about 2,350 troops assigned to the border 117

15 January, 2019 12:04 AM Trump Praises Brazil's New President Nicknamed "Trump Of South America"

Jair Bolsonaro is sometimes called "the Trump of the tropics" as an avowed enthusiast for the US leader. US President Donald Trump likes Brazil's controversial new leader Jair Bolsonaro -- especially his nickname. "They say he's the Donald Trump of South America, do you believe that?" Trump told a crowd at the American Farm Bureau Federation convention 65