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4 January, 2019 1:46 PM Goa Congress Lawmaker's Wife Charged For Encroaching Government Land

Goa Congress lawmaker Clafacia Dias's wife was on Friday charged for trespass and dishonest misappropriation of a government property, police said. Seema Dias was charged after the state water resources department (WRD) accused her of encroaching its property in South Goa to set up a stone-crushing unit there, police said. The issue was raised in the Goa assembly 137

4 January, 2019 1:19 PM Missing leopard finds its way back to Siliguri's Bengal Safari Park

The Leopard Safari enclosure is spread over close to 50 acres and has four leopards. SILIGURI: In an encouraging development, male leopard Sachin - which went missing from Bengal Safari Park on New Year's Day - found its way back to the wildlife park. Hoping that the leopard finds it way back home in search of food, employees of the Bengal Safari Park had kept the main gate of the leopard 164

4 January, 2019 1:03 PM BJP says 'challenging times' for the party after release of Parrikar tape: Report

The political situation in Goa has been unstable for months, and the BJP has been facing ally troubles and flak from the Opposition over Parrikar's failing health An audio tape alleging that Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar could blackmail the Centre on Rafale has caused discontent within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of the state, Indian 124

4 January, 2019 8:28 AM US Issues China Travel Advisory Amid Increased Tensions

Tensions with China increased after Canadian police arrested Huawei Technologies Co Ltd chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou at the request of the US The US State Department on Thursday renewed its warning for US citizens traveling in China to exercise increased caution due to "arbitrary enforcement of local laws" amid heightened diplomatic tensions 213

4 January, 2019 8:16 AM BJP's Vikram Saini speaking like a terrorist, must be probed for terror links, says UP Congress chief Raj Babbar

The Congress leader further said Saini should be arrested and punished.  In a scathing attack on BJP MLA Vikram Saini over his 'bombing' remark, Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar accused the saffron party leader of speaking like a terrorist and reiterated that he must be probed for terror links. The BJP MLA from Muzaffarnagar said that those who say they feel unsafe 188

4 January, 2019 7:50 AM Madras HC seeks information on tax dues related to Jayalalithaa's home

The Madras High Court on January 3 directed the I-T department to apprise it of tax dues and status of recovery, if any, relating to the home of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. A division bench of Justices Vineet Kothari and Anita Sumanth gave the direction on a PIL by social activist 'Traffic' Ramaswamy, challenging the announcement made by Chief 220

4 January, 2019 5:55 AM As Congress govt plans to review textbooks, row over Maharana Pratap in Rajasthan

As the new government plans to review school textbooks in Rajasthan, a war of words has erupted between the Congress and the BJP over Maharana Pratap. BJP legislator Vasudev Devnani said January 3 the ruling party wants "Congressisation" of text books and sought Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's views on the Rajput warrior. "The Congress has put the pride 144

4 January, 2019 4:41 AM Shiv Sena asks why no state funeral for Achrekar, tells Sachin Tendulkar to boycott government programmes

Shiv Sena has slammed Maharashtra government for not giving a state funeral to Padma Shri and Dronacharya awardee Ramakant Acharekar who was Sachin Tendulkar's coach. Mumbai: Expressing distress over Sachin Tendulkar's coach Ramakant Achrekar not being accorded a state funeral, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Friday asked the master blaster to boycott government 78

4 January, 2019 3:53 AM Torrent Power gains 1% on power distribution rights from MSEDCL

Share price of Torrent Power gained 1.6 percent in the early trade on Friday as company received LoI from MSEDCL. Company has emerged as winner of the competitive bidding process conducted by Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) for appointment of input based Distribution Franchisee for distribution of electricity in Shil, Mumbra 121

4 January, 2019 3:22 AM US House passes bills that would end government shutdown, without wall funds

The US House of Representatives, where Democrats now hold a majority, approved legislation on Thursday to end a partial government shutdown that began nearly two weeks ago at several federal agencies and fund the Department of Homeland Security through February 8. Under the bills, the departments of State, Commerce, Agriculture, Labor, Treasury and other 115