Milind Deora resigns as Mumbai Congress president

Mumbai Congress president Milind Deora on Sunday announced his resignation from the post and said he was looking forward to playing a role at the national level to help stabilize the party. He recommended setting up of a provisional collective leadership comprising three senior Congress leaders to oversee the city party unit till the Maharashtra […]

Call for identifying drug-affected districts in Meghalaya

A national survey that identified 11,420 injecting drug users in Meghalaya has strongly recommended the need to conduct state-level surveys to identify priority districts for countering drug abuse. According to the report, there are an estimated 8.5 lakh people who inject drugs (PWID) across the nation, of whom 11,420 are in Meghalaya. The survey was […]

Rahul gets bail in another defamation case; accuses Modi govt of hounding dissenters

Rahul Gandhi was granted bail on Saturday after he appeared before a court here in a defamation case filed by BJP leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, days after a Mumbai court held that the Congress leader would face trial for alleged slander against the RSS. Gandhi alleged that he was being […]

Attacking each other over rising crime rate not a solution, will cooperate with Centre: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Sunday said he has not gone soft on the Centre on the issue of rising crime rate in the national capital, but “attacking or abusing” each other over it is not a solution. The chief minister made the remarks on the sidelines of an event to inaugurate works to install […]

AIADMK nominees file RS poll papers

The ruling AIADMK’s candidates A Mohammedjan and N Chandrasekaran and its ally PMK’s nominee Anbumani Ramadoss Monday filed their nominations for the July 18 biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha. All the three candidates filed their nomination papers with returning officer and secretary, Tamil Nadu Assembly Legislative Assembly Secretariat, K Srinivasan in the presence of […]

Independent MLA Nagesh resigns, withdraws support to govt

Karnataka minister and Independent MLA H Nagesh on Monday resigned and withdrew support to the H D Kumaraswamy-led government, delivering another blow to the shaky JD(S)-Congress coalition ruling the state. Nagesh, who was recently inducted into the government as small scale industries minister, met Governor Vajubhai Vala at the Raj Bhavan here and submitted his […]

Indian Railways Tejas Express to run between Chennai and Madurai

On Friday, a senior official from Indian Railways said that Tejas Express, which will be the second feature-rich superfast train of the Indian Railways will run on tracks between Chennai and Madurai. The government official further informed that the superfast train will have fully air-conditioned coaches which will be equipped with all modern facilities and […]