North India Opinion Politics Women

“BJP create divisions in the society ” another BJP MP Quits

BJP’s Lok Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh’s Baharaich, Savitribai Phule on Thursday resigned from the party accusing it of dividing the society and not doing enough on the issue of reservation.   Phule, a Dalit, was elected from the Baharaich reserved seat in 2014 Lok Sabha elections on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket.   Announcing Read More…

Arts Entertainment Life Style

Gujarat Statue of Unity elevators hit for the third time in four days

Tourists coming to visit the Statue of Unity faced a tough time as one of the two high-speed elevators stopped working. This snag has hit for the third time in four days.   Queues got longer irking visitors as the other elevator was insufficient to handle the growing crowd. Local media reported that there were Read More…

National Supreme Court

Credibility of the institution by those who man it and not by newspaper reports : CJI

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to give an urgent hearing to a plea seeking an investigation into retired apex court judge Justice Kurian Joseph’s recent interview to a national daily.   Lawyer Shashank Deo, who filed the petition, mentioned before a three-judge bench of the top court, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Read More…

Social South India Women

Prohibitory orders in Sabarimala to remain ; Tantri can act only in accordance with rules : Kerala Govt

The LDF government in Kerala on Thursday made it clear that the prohibitory orders imposed at the Sabarimala temple cannot be withdrawn now, even as the ‘Satyagraha’ by three opposition UDF MLAs at the state Assembly against the curbs, entered its fourth day.   The lawmakers V S Sivakumar (Congress), Parakkal Abdullah (Indian Union Muslim Read More…

Environment Nature World

Coal No.1 Pollutant and India No. 3 polluter of Co2 in Global Rank

Global carbon emissions are set to hit an all-time high of 37.1 billion tonnes of CO2 in 2018, according to researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the Global Carbon Project.   India, the third-highest contributor, is projected to see emissions rise by 6.3% from 2017.   The 2.7% projected global rise in Read More…

Politics South India Votes & Polls

EC transfers police official after Revanth Reddy arrest

After Telangana Congress working president A. Revanth Reddy was taken into preventive custody, the Election Commission of India has transferred Vikarabad Superintendent of Police T. Annapurna from the post with immediate effect.   She will be replaced by Avinash Mohanty who has been asked to take charge by 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Read More…