Sunday, June 23, 2019Manoj Tiwari receives death threat on SMS

New Delhi, June 23 :Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari on Sunday said he had received a death threat on SMS on his mobile phone with the sender saying he was under "extreme compulsion" to eliminate him.

Tiwari told IANS: "I have got the death threat on my phone and I have informed the police about it."

According to the SMS, the person said he was sorry he had decided to eliminate Tiwari "unde


Sunday, June 23, 2019‘Committed to tolerance’: India rejects US report on minorities’ status

New Delhi,June,23:India Sunday rejected a US religious freedom report, saying it sees no locus standi for a foreign government to pronounce on the state of its citizens’ constitutionally protected rights.

In its annual 2018 International Religious Freedom Report, the State Department alleged Friday that mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups against minority communities, particularly Mu


Sunday, June 23, 2019Mamata congratulates Team India for fourth win in cricket world cup

Kolkata, Jun 23 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday congratulated Team India for the fourth win in cricket world cup“Congratulations #TeamIndia for the fourth win at this @cricketworldcup. Keep winning,” Ms Banerjee posted on her social networking page.

Mohammad Shami made a hat-trick in the final over as India secured a 11-run

victory to avoid a huge shock against Afgha


Sunday, June 23, 2019SFs harassing people on highway, it should stop at once: says Farooq

Pahalgam, Jun 2: Alleging that security forces are harassing people on the national highway, National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah said such acts should be stopped at once.
''When I was coming to Pahalgam from Srinagar, I saw that security forces were stopping people at several places on the highway…. This is not a good thing. Nowhere in the country are people stopped at so many pla


Sunday, June 23, 2019Would love to see half the House comprised of women: Sumalatha

New Delhi, June 23 : Actor-turned-politician Sumalatha Ambareesh, who made history by becoming the first independent woman candidate to enter the Lok Sabha from Karnataka, envisions a House that comprises 50 per cent female members.

"We have debated a lot about providing 33 per cent reservation to women in Lok Sabha. But why not 50 per cent? I would love to see half of the members in the House


Sunday, June 23, 2019Violence-hit Bhatpara wakes up to uncanny silence

Kolkata, June 23 : Violence-hit Bhatpara in West Bengall's North 24 Parganas district on Sunday wore a deserted look as very few people stepped out amidst prohibitory orders in the area.

Shops remained closed as an atmosphere of panic and apprehension prevailed in the area under the Barrackpore industrial belt, three days after clashes that claimed two lives and left at least four people injur


Sunday, June 23, 2019PM, other BJP leaders pay homage to Syama Prasad Mookerjee

New Delhi, Jun 23 :Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other BJP leaders on Sunday paid homage to Syama Prasad Mookerjee, the founder of Bharatiya Jana Sangh -- the predecessor of the saffron party.
"Remembering Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his Balidan Divas. A devout patriot and proud nationalist, Dr Mookerjee devoted his life for India’s unity and integrity," Mr Modi tweeted.
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Sunday, June 23, 2019US has no locus standi to speak about Indians and their constitutional rights: MEA

New Delhi, Jun 23 :Two days before the US Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo arrives India on a three-day crucial visit, India on Sunday firmly hit out at the American administration and said there is "no locus standi for a foreign entity or government" to pronounce views on Indian citizens.
"We see no locus standi for a foreign entity or government to pronounce on the state of our citizens’ c