Rajnath Singh in Kashmir: We feel that there should be an alternative for pellet guns

Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on a joint press conference in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday said that the government would try and find a safer alternative for pellet guns to quell protests in the region. Continue Reading ...

Dahi Handi on Janmashtami: A beautiful celebration with life-threatening risks

It is Janmashtami, and Janmashtami without Dahi-handi ritual is like a fish without water. Dahi-Handi ceremony is an event where different communities hold programmes and competitions on the day of Janmashtami. Dahi-Handi is also among those competitions where in different groups are supposed to break the Dahi-Handi tied at a particular height. The groups form man-pyramid which aims at reaching the Dahi-Handi and breaking it. The person at the topmost in the pyramid is called Govinda. Continue Reading ...

"People are fortunate to find Ganga water in their home", Lalu Prasad on Bihar floods

With Bihar reeling under severe flood after mismanagement of dam and release of water from Nepal, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav drew flak for his comment calling people 'fortunate' for receiving Ganga water in their homes. Continue Reading ...

Odisha man who did not have money for ambulance carries wife's body for 12 km

A grief-stricken tribal man in Kalahandi, Odisha carried his wife's lifeless body on his shoulder for a staggering 12 km purportedly because he had no money to arrange for a van and the district hospital authorities had refused him help for lack of money. Continue Reading ...

Rajasthan: Major setback for Congress’ NSUI as ABVP wins in student union polls

In what can be termed as a major setback for Congress and its student body National Students’ Union of India (NSUI), Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) emerged victorious by winning in most student union polls in Rajasthan’s universities and colleges. Continue Reading ...

Virender Sehwag to the rescue: Stumps Piers Morgan for his mocking tweet on India’s Olympic celebration

Former Indian ace cricketer Virender Sehwag who, after a glorious career in cricket, has formed a huge fan following on social media platform Twitter for his medal-worthy tweets, has yet again proved it by taking on British Journalist Piers Morgan for his sarcastic tweet on India’s Olympic celebration. Continue Reading ...

There's some conspiracy as govt is planning to release him: Vinay's father on suicide bid

After Vinay Sharma, one of the six accused in the 2012 Delhi gang-rape case, allegedly attempted suicide at Tihar Jail late last night, his father Hari Ram Sharma on Thursday alleged that there is some "conspiracy" (mili bhagat) as the "government is planning to release his son". Continue Reading ...

As rescuers dig through the rubble, more than 250 people dead in Italy earthquake

After an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale struck a small Italian town on the midnight of Tuesday, a considerably large number of people were believed to be trapped under the rubble as they could not reach to safer shores on time Continue Reading ...

12 people put to death in American University attack in Kabul

Twelve people were killed in an attack on the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, a spokesman for the Chief of Kabul Police told CNN on Thursday. Continue Reading ...

Sunny Deol wanted to re-create 'Betaab' magic with son Karan and Sara Ali Khan

Bollywood actor Sunny Deol is all set to launch his son Karan Deol in Bollywood. He will be even directing his son's debut film himself. Continue Reading ...

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