Banners featuring AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala were removed from the party headquarters here, a day after the rival Panneerselvam camp made such a demand to "uphold the sanctity" of the party office. The Panneerselvam camp welcomed the move, saying it was a "positive step."
The BJP is leading over rivals Congress and AAP in 145 wards in MCD polls, with trends for 227 seats hinting at a landslide victory for the party. The AAP managed to gain some ground with trends at 10 AM showing that it was leading in 43 wards while Congress trailed on the third spot with lead in 27 wards, in the municipal elections dubbed by Opposition as a referendum on the Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi.
The flare-up in Pulwama and the continuing student protests could well become the matchstick needed to set the Valley aflame, again. One watches with bewilderment and awe when girl students, barely out of their teens, hit the streets, raise slogans of freedom, throw stones and out of sheer frustration, kick bulletproof vehicles to vent their anger at police and paramilitary forces on the streets — the face of bad times in Kashmir these days.
Two days ahead of the results scheduled for Municipal Corporation of Delhi Elections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday warned of launching a "movement" if the MCD exit poll results come true.
Animal welfare group PETA India today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “ban” all meat products from menus at all government meetings and events.
The Central Board of Secondary Education, the country’s biggest school board, has decided that extra marks given to Class 12 students to help clear a paper will be mentioned on mark-sheets.
In a major reshuffle, the Punjab government has ordered transfer of 18 IPS officers and 11 PPS (Punjab Police Service) officers with immediate effect.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi with a message that the government should restart talks with separatists for normalcy to return in the Valley. However, the Centre appears to be in no mood for discussion with Hurriyat leaders.
AIADMK (Amma) deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran has confessed to meeting Sukesh Chandrsekar, the arrested middleman in the EC bribery case, assuming he was a high court judge, as Delhi Police, which quizzed him for the third day in a row, grilled him for almost seven hours today.
In compliance of a National Green Tribunal (NGT) directive, the authorities here have ordered sealing of 15 factories in Rampark colony area of Loni for polluting environment.