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20 July, 2017 11:01 PM Kerala BJP leader Took Cash to Get Nod for Medical College, Says Leaked Report

Internal BJP report says Kerala BJP leader RS Vinod allegedly took Rs 5.6 crore and transferred it to Delhi through hawala channels. Thiruvananthapuram: A Kerala BJP leader allegedly took Rs 5.6 crore in exchange for getting a Medical Council of India (MCI) nod for a college, and routed the money to Delhi through a hawala operative, an internal BJP committee 15

20 July, 2017 10:59 PM Congress' Shankarsinh Vaghela Keeps Party Guessing About Birthday Plans

Shankarsinh Vaghela has made it known to the party and public alike that this function, billed as a show of strength, could see him unveil his plans for the future. GANDHINAGAR: The day after 11 Congress lawmakers in Gujarat are believed to have voted for the NDA's presidential candidate, a much bigger challenge awaits the party today when its senior 19

20 July, 2017 9:58 PM US Senator McCain Vows To Fight Cancer, Return To Washington

WASHINGTON: U.S. Senator John McCain on Thursday vowed a quick return to Washington despite his newly diagnosed brain cancer in a show of the fighting spirit that has come to define the war hero and which prompted a wave of support across the political spectrum. The 80-year-old outspoken former Republican presidential candidate had surgery last week for a blood 48

20 July, 2017 9:01 PM Cancer diagnosis spotlights Sen. John McCain's rare ability to bring partisans together

John McCain, with his short fuse and lashing tongue, is not always an easy man to like, or to get along with. The Arizona senator acknowledged as much in a wry tweet he dispatched Thursday morning — candor and self-deprecation always being two of his strongest, most appealing suits. “I greatly appreciate the outpouring of support,” McCain wrote, hours 20

20 July, 2017 7:23 PM Goa CS pulled up again over ₹51-lakh food scam

Asked to submit probe report by July 28 The Goa State Human Rights Commission has directed that a show cause notice be issued to Goa Chief Secretary Dharmendra Sharma for failing to launch a probe into ₹51 lakh food scam at last year’s BRICS summit held in Goa. The GSHRC has adjourned the matter to July 28 and has asked the Chief Secretary to submit 17

20 July, 2017 5:44 PM State should enact laws to protect right to privacy: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today asked searching questions about contours of right to privacy in the digital age when personal information was randomly shared with all types of government and private entities. The apex court, which has ventured to examine whether right to privacy can be held as a fundamental right, wanted to know about the tests which 16

20 July, 2017 5:27 PM No sympathy for mob killings: Jaitley

Minister, however, says that cow slaughter and beef-eating must not be be eulogised There is no question of any sympathy for perpetrators of lynching incidents and the law will certainly take its own course in these cases, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley assured the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. At the same time, he stressed that cow slaughter or beef-eating 16

20 July, 2017 4:50 PM Cross-voting in many states boosts President-elect Kovind's victory margin

Ram Nath Kovind, former Bihar governor and old BJP hand, will be sworn in as India’s 14th President on July 25. The NDA candidate Kovind defeated the Opposition’s nominee and former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar by garnering over 65% of votes in the electoral college. NEW DELHI: Ram Nath Kovind+ , former Bihar governor and old BJP hand, will be sworn 16

20 July, 2017 4:42 PM Activists Protest At Bengaluru Metro Stations Over Hindi Signboards

Activists of a pro-Kannada group blackened Hindi signboards at some metro stations in Bengaluru Bengaluru: Hindi signboards at some metro stations in Bengaluru were blackened by members of a pro-Kannada group on Thursday. The Karnataka Rakshana Vedike activists protested outside Peenya, Rajajinagara, Yeshwanthpur and Jayanagara metro stations, among 17

20 July, 2017 4:41 PM Can Ram Nath Kovind, second Dalit President, follow in the footsteps of first Dalit President K R Narayanan?

India's President-elect Ram Nath Kovind is only the second Dalit President of the country. He won comfortably by cornering 66 per cent of the Presidential electoral college vote while his rival, another eminent Dalit politician, Meira Kumar got 34 per cent votes. The result of the presidential election held on 17 July was just a requirement for Kovind 13