“Need Gandhi 2.0 In A Changing World”: Shah Rukh Khan At PM’s Event

Shah Rukh Khan said there is a need to reintroduce Mahatma Gandhi to India. New Delhi:  Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Saturday said that there is a need to reintroduce Mahatma Gandhi to India and the world in the face of changing global scenario. “We all know that we should be clean. But PM … Read more“Need Gandhi 2.0 In A Changing World”: Shah Rukh Khan At PM’s Event

Blocked polls

An abandoned panchayat office in Pampore, Pulwama. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi) Kashmir: Amid unkept promises and fear, an uneasy contest A mere six kilometres from the district headquarters of Budgam, Ichgam ticks most boxes on development. Two-storied houses dot both sides of the village road, and a Primary Health Centre, and 10 schools dot … Read moreBlocked polls

Rs 1,100 Crore Fraud Uncovered In Jammu And Kashmir Bank, Officers Raided

Further investigation into the matter is underway. (Representational) Jammu:  The Anti-Corruption Bureau on Saturday filed a First Information Report in the Jammu and Kashmir Bank loan fraud case involving over Rs 1,100 crore, officials said. The said amount was advanced by the bank to Rice Exports India (REI) Agro Ltd. Soon after the FIR, different … Read moreRs 1,100 Crore Fraud Uncovered In Jammu And Kashmir Bank, Officers Raided

After Dantewada, Cong eyes another bypoll win in Bastar

A Congress rally in Chitrakote. Praveen Khanna Forty kilometres separate the dusty, bustling town of Jagdalpur, the biggest in Bastar range, from the Chitrakote waterfalls, considered Chhattisgarh’s “Niagara Falls”. It is in this area that the Congress and BJP are poised for battle again, in the second bypoll in Bastar in two months. Yet, along … Read moreAfter Dantewada, Cong eyes another bypoll win in Bastar

“He Was Warm, Inspiring”: Film Stars After Meeting PM Modi In Delhi

PM Modi with superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan. New Delhi:  Bollywood stars including Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Kangana Ranaut on Saturday thanked and congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the “wonderful interaction” he had with them and other celebrities. The interaction, which took place at the PM Modi’s official residence in … Read more“He Was Warm, Inspiring”: Film Stars After Meeting PM Modi In Delhi

Truck driver killed in blast on highway

According to police, the incident took place at 11 pm, when the driver, Dattatrey Ganpat Patil, was on his way back from work. (Representational) A 55-year-old truck driver was killed when an unidentified object exploded near a flyover on the Pune-Bengaluru highway, around 15 km from Kolhapur city, on Friday night. Local police teams and … Read moreTruck driver killed in blast on highway

BSF Soldier, Killed In Firing By Bangladesh Border Guard, Cremated

Family members demanded that one member of the soldier’s family should be provided a government job Firozabad:  The BSF head constable who was killed early this week in an unprovoked firing by a Bangladeshi border guard on the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal was cremated at his native village on Saturday evening. The body of … Read moreBSF Soldier, Killed In Firing By Bangladesh Border Guard, Cremated

Ex-Hindu Mahasabha leader’s death in UP: ‘Three accused held from Surat not linked to ISIS’

Since the murder of Tiwari, a message on WhatsApp and other social media began circulating that an unknown terror outfit by the name of ‘Al Hind’ Brigade has claimed responsibility for the murder. (File) The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and the Uttar Pradesh Police, in their initial probe, have not found any link between the … Read moreEx-Hindu Mahasabha leader’s death in UP: ‘Three accused held from Surat not linked to ISIS’

Mass Movement Needed Against Those Stalling Development: Piyush Goyal

Panaji:  Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said a mass movement was needed against those who were stopping development in the country. Addressing a session on the last day of the ”Vibrant Goa Global Expo and Summit”, Mr Goyal cited the example of the Mopa greenfield airport in the coastal state, construction of which … Read moreMass Movement Needed Against Those Stalling Development: Piyush Goyal

Take 5: ‘There is comfort in saris… no need for shoes either, I just wear flats’

‘I wear my sari for 15-20 days, then get it dry-cleaned,’ says Constable Seema Sharma, 29, Public Facilitation Officer, Ashok Vihar Police Station, Delhi. (Express Photo by Gajendra Yadav) Earlier this year, khadi silk saris were introduced as uniforms for women staff working on the desk at police stations. But last month, following an increase … Read moreTake 5: ‘There is comfort in saris… no need for shoes either, I just wear flats’

Security, Licensed Weapon, Financial Help For Kamlesh Tiwari’s Family

Kamlesh Tiwari was shot dead at his residence in Lucknow. Sitapur:  The Uttar Pradesh government will provide security to the family of slain Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari and a licensed weapon to the eldest son for self-defence. Kamlesh Tiwari was shot dead at his residence in Lucknow by some unidentified persons on Friday … Read moreSecurity, Licensed Weapon, Financial Help For Kamlesh Tiwari’s Family

Sex, lies and video ‘trap’

Monika Yadav’s mother Kaushalya at their home in Sanwasi village. Yadav left home at a young age to pursue studies, with the village school only till primary level, and hoped to get a job. (Milind Ghatwai) A few years ago, when she was still a minor, Monika Yadav’s parents told her they had found a … Read moreSex, lies and video ‘trap’

Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan In Frame, PM Tweets Video After Meeting Film Stars

Shah Rukh Khan said he feels that there is a need to reintroduce Mahatma Gandhi to India. New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met Bollywood actors and filmmakers, including Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan, to discuss initiatives to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. In an interaction with them at … Read moreAamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan In Frame, PM Tweets Video After Meeting Film Stars

If Ayodhya verdict is in Muslims’ favour, then construction of mosque should be delayed: Litigants

Mohammad Umar, who is also a litigant in the case, said he agreed with postponing the construction. (Express file photo) Some Muslim litigants in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute have said that if the Supreme Court’s verdict is in their favour then the construction of mosque should be delayed on the disputed land in Ayodhya … Read moreIf Ayodhya verdict is in Muslims’ favour, then construction of mosque should be delayed: Litigants

Improve Economy, Don’t Run Comedy Circus: Priyanka Gandhi To Centre

Priyanka Gandhi said the Nobel laureate did his work honestly and won the Nobel Prize (File) New Delhi:  Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday hit out at Union Minister Piyush Goyal for his remarks on Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, saying the government’s job is to improve the “collapsing” economy and not to run a … Read moreImprove Economy, Don’t Run Comedy Circus: Priyanka Gandhi To Centre

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