Though the battle in Karnataka is between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), former prime minister and Janata Dal (Secular) supremo HD Deve Gowda has lately been dominating the news. He’s been accused of having cut a deal to support the BJP in the event of a hung Assembly. Recent praise for him[…]
In a horrific accident that happened at Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, 13 kids tragically lost their lives as the school bus they were travelling in was hit by a train.
Bangalore: Ahead of the Karnataka elections, state agriculture minister and Byatarayanapura MLA Krishna Byre Gowda says Congress’ scandal-free and stable governance will retain voters’ trust, especially when they compare it against the previous government’s tenure.
Haryana: With the Reserve Bank of India directing banks to open more brick and mortar branches at village level to facilitate banking facilities at villagers’ doorstep, the Haryana government has been way short of its target.
Kapadvanj: For more than a year, the residents of Kapadvanj town in Gujarat have been sending home-cooked tiffins to expecting and new mothers as well as their attendants at the Tribhuvandas Foundation (TF) Hospital run by Amul. What started as an assistance for those travelling all the way to Kapadvanj for treatment, blossomed into a full-fledged[…]
In a midnight drama that unfolded after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah returned to national capital from Lucknow, the rape-accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar reached the Senior Superintendent of Police’s (SSP) office with two dozens supporters in tow.
The BJP on Sunday released its first list of 72 candidates in poll-bound Karnataka. The state will vote for representatives to its 224 assembly seats on 12 May.
Neerody, Tamil Nadu: Father Lucian Thomas’ office in Neerody witnesses a steady stream of the faithful seeking his counsel, and these days it invariably revolves around the aftermath of Ockhi. The cyclone left 203 people dead in Tamil Nadu, 162 in Kerala and tore through the lives of fishing communities in coastal villages between Thiruvananthapuram[…]
Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu: In the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi, which ripped through southern India in late November last year, killing 365 people, there is a lot of discontent among fisherfolk in Kanyakumari about the government’s lackadaisical attitude towards search, rescue, and disaster management. Kanyakumari was the worst hit district in Tamil Nadu, with the toll[…]
Kanyakumari: On 15 January, 45 days after Cyclone Ockhi ravaged south India in late November last year, Ambica’s husband Crispin S’s body was brought ashore to Neerody village in the Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu. Within a week, the district collector personally delivered a compensation cheque of Rs 20 lakh to Ambica. Crispin, a daily-wage[…]