75th anniversary of Azad Hind govt: Modi to join flag-hoisting ceremony at Red Fort

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will join a flag-hoisting ceremony at the Red Fort on Sunday to mark the 75th anniversary of the ‘Azad Hind government’ headed by Subhas Chandra Bose. On October 21, 1943, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose had announced the formation of the country’s first independent government. Interacting with BJP More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, October 20th, 2018
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Amritsar train disaster toll rises amid anger over safety

New Delhi: Around 60 people are now known to have died when a train ploughed into a crowd of revellers watching a firework display in India, officials said Saturday. Police are investigating how a speeding train More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, October 20th, 2018
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Artist playing Ravan among victims of Amritsar train tragedy

Amritsar: Dalbir Singh, the artist who played the role of Ravan at the tragedy-stricken Ramleela also passed away after a train plowed into a crowd that had spilled over to a railway track to watch Dussehra fireworks More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Kerala temple authorities to challenge Supreme Court verdict on Sabarimala temple

Thiruvananthapuram: The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), which is the regulatory authority of all Hindu temples in Kerala, on Friday announced that they will appeal against the Supreme Court’s verdict allowing More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Railway officials rush to train accident site in Amritsar

New Delhi: Railways Friday rushed its top officials to Amritsar as several Dussehra revellers were run over by a passing train, while Union minister Piyush Goyal said immediate relief and rescue operations are being More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Over 50 dead in Amritsar train accident

Amritsar: More than 50 people were dead after a train ran into people watching Dussehra celebrations near train track in Amritsar’s Choura Bazar on Friday. The incident occurred during Dussehra celebrations More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Bombay High Court directs Maha govt to not arrest civil rights activist

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday directed the Maharashtra government to not arrest civil rights activist Anand Teltumbde, till October 26, in connection with the case registered against him for alleged Maoist More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Devotees bid aideu to goddess Durga, her children

Kolkata: Devotees across West Bengal on Friday bade teary farewell to goddess Durga on ‘Bijoya Dahasmi’ as she went back to her abode in Kailash after her five-day-long annual sojourn along with her More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Suspended Chandigarh police SI booked for raping model

Chandigarh:A suspended Chandigarh Police sub-inspector has been booked for allegedly raping a 25-year-old model from Mumbai, police said on Friday. Representative Image The victim told the police that Naveen Phogat More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Sabarimala temple priests turn back women, defying Supreme Court ruling

New Delhi: Dozens of priests have joined conservative protesters to block women of menstruating age from Sabarimala temple, one of the world’s largest Hindu pilgrimage sites, defying a ruling from Supreme Court More...