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15 die on bloody Sunday in J&K

7 civilians killed in the blast, 3 terrorists, 2 Pak intruders neutralized, 3 jawans martyred The State of Jammu & Kashmir witnessed a ‘bloody’ Sunday with 15 deaths reported from different parts of the State in incidents of firing, explosion, and attack by the Border Action Team (BAT) of Pakistan Army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani...

Artiste ‘Ravan’ saves 8 but loses his life

Ravan at the Ram Leela at Joda Phatak was among those killed in the train accident The man who played the character of demon king Ravan at the Ram Leela at Joda Phatak was among those killed in the train accident. After he enacted the role of Ravan, Dalbir Singh, in his twenties, was watching the burning of an...

Accident should not be politicised: Sidhu; says wife attended to patients

Mowing down of 61 Dussehra revelers by a train there was an accident and that nobody had done it intentionally: Sidhu Punjab minister and local MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu said the mowing down of 61 Dussehra revelers by a train there was an accident and that nobody had done it intentionally. He, however, said there was a “big negligence” and asked his detractors...

Protesters foil women bid to enter Sabarimala temple

Priest threatens to close temple if any woman of barred age group enters the premise Two women, including a TV journalist in her late 20s, nearly made it inside the Sabarimala temple on Friday under heavy police security, but they had to retreat amid massive protests by Ayyappa devotees and the head priest’s threat to close the temple if...

Dussehra turns tragic, Amritsar Train accident

Amritsar revelers mowed down on tracks by speeding trains while watching Ravana Dahan; death toll may rise to 60 plus The occasion of Ravana Dahan to mark the end of Durga Puja festivities turned out to be a heart-rending event in Amritsar train when a speeding train mowed down around 61 revelers who were gathered on the tracks to...

No Sabarimala entry for women on Day 2

MHA asks Kerala Government to ensure peace; tradition not taken into account: Bhagwat Protesters blocked the entry of women belonging to “banged” age group in the Sabarimala temple for the second day even as the Centre asked the Kerala Government to ensure peace across the State following protests against the Supreme Court order allowing women of all age groups...

RSS chief pitches for Ram Mandir law

BJP netas hail push; Opp, Muslim leaders say the call is politically motivated Ahead of the crucial 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday put the contentious Ram Mandir issue back on the front burner, by exhorting the Narendra Modi Government “to clear the path for construction of a grand temple through appropriate...

State mourns demise of EX-CM Narayan Dutt Tiwari

BJP suspends election committee meet Former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and ex-Union Minister Narayan Dutt Tiwari expired at a private hospital in Delhi on Thursday. The veteran politican died on his 94th birthday while in hospital since last year after suffering a stroke. His demise has elicited condolences from top political executives and leaders from across party...

A Tribute to “Vikas Purush” Narayan Dutt Tiwari

Narayan Dutt Tiwari was, no doubt, a popular leader Just as I was reading on social media about it being Narayan Dutt Tiwari’s birthday, I suddenly got to know about his demise that happened on the day of his 93rd birthday. And what came to my mind was that he would have loved to know that he proved unique...

Uttarakhand loses its ‘Vikas Purush’

Former chief minister of Uttarakhand, UP, N D Tiwari passes away aged 93 Former chief minister of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and ex-union minister Narayan Dutt Tiwari expired at a private hospital in Delhi on Thursday. The veteran politician died on his 94th birthday while in the hospital where he was undergoing treatment since suffering a stroke last year. His...