Kamlesh Tiwari murder: ‘Three accused held from Surat not linked to ISIS’

The three suspects were arrested in Surat on Saturday. (Express photo) The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and the Uttar Pradesh Police, in their initial probe, have not found any link between the three accused arrested from Surat in connection with the murder of former Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari in Lucknow and and … Read moreKamlesh Tiwari murder: ‘Three accused held from Surat not linked to ISIS’

“Mahatma Gandhi Synonymous With Simplicity,” Says PM Modi

PM Modi interacts with film personalities at an event to mark Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary. New Delhi:  At an event to mark Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that he was synonymous with simplicity and his thoughts reverberate far and wide. “Gandhi is synonymous with simplicity. His thoughts reverberate … Read more“Mahatma Gandhi Synonymous With Simplicity,” Says PM Modi

Three held in Gujarat for murder of ex-Hindu Mahasabha leader

The three suspects arrested in Surat on Saturday. (Express photo) A DAY after Kamlesh Tiwari, former working president of the Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha, was killed in Lucknow, three persons, including a cleric, were arrested in Surat on Saturday. While two others were detained, they were freed after questioning. Maulana Mohsin Sheikh (24), Rashid Ahmed … Read moreThree held in Gujarat for murder of ex-Hindu Mahasabha leader

“Scaring People With Income Tax, CBI”: Siddaramaiah Hits Out At BJP

“The central government led by BJP is targeting Congress and its leaders,” Siddaramaiah alleged. Mysore:  Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Siddaramaiah on Saturday accused Chief Minister Yediyurappa of indulging in vendetta politics and said that the central agencies were being misused to target opposition leaders. “BS Yediyurappa, right after taking oath as the Chief Minister, … Read more“Scaring People With Income Tax, CBI”: Siddaramaiah Hits Out At BJP

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: Family says conspiracy, demands NIA probe

The Hindu Mahasabha leader was shot at by unidentified men in Lucknow on Friday. (ANI) Alleging a conspiracy behind his killing, Kamlesh Tiwari’s family said that he had made repeated requests for his security to be upgraded — the last one was reportedly sent just a few days ago — but no action was taken. … Read moreKamlesh Tiwari murder: Family says conspiracy, demands NIA probe

India-US Trade Negotiations Going In “Full Speed”: Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman expressed hope that India-US trade talks will conclude soon. Washington:  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said negotiations between India and the United States on a trade deal are going on in “full speed” and expressed hope that it will conclude soon. The ongoing trade deal negotiations briefly came up for discussion … Read moreIndia-US Trade Negotiations Going In “Full Speed”: Nirmala Sitharaman

BSF officer’s death: ‘If the river is not safe for BSF, it is not safe for fishermen’

Achintya Mondal outside his house in Sirachar village, West Bengal. (Express photo) Sitting in front of his mud-house in the border village of Sirachar, in Murshidabad district, fisherman Bikash Mondal (32) considers himself lucky to be alive. He was one of the three fishermen detained by the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on October 17, after … Read moreBSF officer’s death: ‘If the river is not safe for BSF, it is not safe for fishermen’

India To Invest $1.4 Trillion In Infrastructure, Says Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the annual meeting of IMF in Washington. Washington:  As part of its goal to become a $5 trillion economy by 2024, India plans to spend $1.4 trillion on its infrastructure in the next five years, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday. Addressing the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund … Read moreIndia To Invest $1.4 Trillion In Infrastructure, Says Nirmala Sitharaman

New technology at brick kilns helps Punjab’s fight against pollution: 70% cut in emissions

At an Induced Draft brick kiln in Sarabha village of Ludhiana. (Express photo: Gurmeet Singh) After grappling for decades with its 2,800-odd polluting brick kilns, Punjab has got most of them to switch to a new technology, thereby cutting emissions by an estimated 70 per cent. After a few initial hiccups, officials of the state … Read moreNew technology at brick kilns helps Punjab’s fight against pollution: 70% cut in emissions

Kolkata Theatre Professor, Accused Of Sexual Abuse, Arrested

Sudipto Chatterjee had expressed “shock” over the allegations against him. Kolkata:  Renowned Bengali filmmaker and theatre personality Sudipto Chatterjee, accused of rape and sexual assault, has been sent to two-day policy custody by a court in Kolkata, the police said. Sudipto Chatterjee, a well-known drama teacher, was arrested late on Friday after two FIRs by … Read moreKolkata Theatre Professor, Accused Of Sexual Abuse, Arrested

J&K shutdown, Internet ban take toll: Projects stuck, govt work hit

The communication shutdown, particularly the suspension of Internet, has been among the biggest roadblocks. (Express Photo: Shuaib Masoodi/File) In the days following its August 5 decision to scrap the special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the Centre had said that the move would “usher in a new era of development” and bring private investment to … Read moreJ&K shutdown, Internet ban take toll: Projects stuck, govt work hit

Yogi Adityanath Has Created Crime-Friendly Environment In UP: Akhilesh Yadav

Yogi Adityanath has trained people to kill in a manner that they don’t know whom to shoot: Akhilesh Yadav Rampur, Uttar Pradesh:  Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav today attacked the Uttar Pradesh government over the killing of Hindu Samaj Party chief Kamlesh Tiwari and alleged that it did not provide enough security cover to … Read moreYogi Adityanath Has Created Crime-Friendly Environment In UP: Akhilesh Yadav

Govt flags ‘gaps’ in Rahul Gandhi’s SPG detail

Rahul Gandhi at a rally in Mahendragarh. (PTI/File) SCRUTINISING details of former Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s security protocol as devised by the Special Protection Group (SPG), the government has identified “gaps that raise concern,” officials have told The Indian Express. Analysing his travel, government officials have found that since 2015, there have been 1,892 occasions … Read moreGovt flags ‘gaps’ in Rahul Gandhi’s SPG detail

Haryana Assembly Elections 2019: Cash, Liquor Worth Over Rs 23 Crore Seized In Haryana

Haryana Police seized Rs 1.33 crore in cash from a car in Gurugram. (Representational) Chandigarh:  Haryana Police have seized cash amounting to over Rs 1.33 crore from a car in Gurugram ahead of the assembly elections in the state. This is the biggest ever cash seizure carried out by the police since the model code … Read moreHaryana Assembly Elections 2019: Cash, Liquor Worth Over Rs 23 Crore Seized In Haryana

Row over Iqbal poem: Headmaster’s suspension revoked, gets transferred

Furqan Ali’s suspension is being temporarily revoked on ‘humanitarian grounds’, but a disciplinary inquiry is also in progress against him. The Basic Shiksha Adhikari (BSA) of Pilibhit district on Saturday temporarily revoked suspension of Bisalpur primary school headmaster Furqan Ali on “humanitarian grounds” and transferred him to another school. On October 14, the administration had … Read moreRow over Iqbal poem: Headmaster’s suspension revoked, gets transferred

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