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26 September, 2017 3:14 AM 'I was groped on campus, but BHU guards did nothing'

VARANASI: Even as the BHU crisis entered into the third day, the detailed three-page complaint of the molestation victim at the university has made shocking disclosure on how men on a motorcycle had groped her. The complaint also makes startling revelation that the guards stationed on BHU campus kept on questioning the movement by the victim's friends 19

26 September, 2017 3:03 AM Myanmar says no 'ethnic cleansing,' genocide against Muslims

UNITED NATIONS: Myanmar's U.N. ambassador insisted Monday that there is no "ethnic cleansing" or genocide taking place against Muslims and objected "in the strongest terms" to countries that used those words to describe the situation in Rakhine State. Hau Do Suan used his "right of reply" at the end of the six-day gathering of world leaders at the General 22

26 September, 2017 2:56 AM PM forms Economic Advisory Council, Debroy will be chief

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday constituted a five-member Economic Advisory Council (EAC) headed by Niti Aayog member Bibek Debroy, at a time when concerns are being raised over the declining growth in India. The EAC also includes NITI Aayog's Principal Advisor Ratan Watal as its member secretary. Economist Surjit Bhalla, National Institute of Public 18

25 September, 2017 10:38 PM PM Narendra Modi launches Saubhagya scheme; here is what it really means

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave a big push to an ongoing mission to get all households in the country electrified by launching a Rs 16,320-crore scheme — Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Saubhagya) — to achieve the coveted goal by the end of December 2018. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave a big push to an ongoing mission 27

25 September, 2017 9:12 PM Amit Shah slams Congress for dynastic succession, appeasement politics

NEW DELHI: BJP president Amit Shah latched onto Rahul Gandhi's recent remarks on political dynasties, saying that succession based on family ties is part of Congress culture of politics which ran counter to public opinion that valued merit and performance. In his inaugural speech at the BJP national executive meet on Monday, Shah cited the example of individuals 49

25 September, 2017 8:23 PM PM Modi promises electricity to every house by December 2018

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday he will not relent in his "battle against corruption" even as he sharpened his government's development and welfarist image by announcing a mega scheme to provide electricity connections to four crore families deprived of regular power. Modi launched a Rs 16,000-crore scheme, Pradhan Mantri Sahaj 27

25 September, 2017 7:19 PM ‘Will submit video clip of Jaya in hospital’

Sasikala shot the footage: Dhinakaran Sidelined AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Monday claimed that he was in possession of video footage showing former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa watching television during her hospitalisation at the Apollo Hospitals here, and that he would hand it over to any panel constituted to probe her death. Speaking to reporters 12

25 September, 2017 5:32 PM PM Narendra Modi: No compromise on corruption

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong statement against corruption and black money at the BJP national executive meeting in New Delhi on Monday, stating he “has no relatives” to emphasise that there would be no compromise or leniency on corruption for anybody. Modi’s remarks appeared to be a warning to Union ministers, chief ministers 38

25 September, 2017 3:50 PM PM launches scheme for free power connection to 4 cr families

New Delhi, Sep 25 (PTI) After free LPG connection to poor, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced giving free electricity connection to over 4 crore households by December 2018. Using the occasion of birth centenary of Hindutva ideologue Deendayal Upadhaya to launch the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana or Saubhagya (meaning good luck) 20

25 September, 2017 3:19 PM Sharif returns, scotching rumours of escape

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returned to Islamabad on Monday to face corruption cases filed against him and his children by the country's anti-graft body in the accountability court after spending nearly a month with his ailing wife. With his return, Sharif put to rest speculation by his political rivals that he had left the country 24