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BSP rivals daunted by ‘Brahmin Sammelans’, claims Mayawati

BSP rivals daunted by ‘Brahmin Sammelans’, claims Mayawati

Lucknow: As Uttar Pradesh is all set to contest assembly elections next year, all the state parties are preparing to claim one of the most important seat in country’s politics. In a bid to woo its Brahmin voters, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati, has been organising ‘Brahmin Sammelans’ (conference) in six

Tokyo Olympics 2020: US gymnast Simone Biles quits over “Mental Health”

Tokyo Olympics 2020: US gymnast Simone Biles quits over “Mental Health”

Tokyo: The United State’s 24-year-old superstar, Simone Biles, on Wednesday quits of a second Tokyo Olympics gymnastics competition as to protect her mental health, raising serious doubt over her participation in the rest of the Games. A day after her shock exit from the team event, USA Gymnastics said she had

IMD issues ‘Orange’ alert for moderate to heavy spell in Delhi

IMD issues ‘Orange’ alert for moderate to heavy spell in Delhi

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an orange alert, warned of major traffic disruptions and water-logging in low-lying areas of Delhi as national capital is yet to receive another spell of moderate to heavy rain on Wednesday. MeT officials said Delhi is in for a week-long spell of

At least 4 dead, 36 missing after cloud burst at J&K’s Kishtwar

At least 4 dead, 36 missing after cloud burst at J&K’s Kishtwar

New Delhi: At least four people lost their lives, while, 36 others who went missing are feared dead in a cloud burst in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kistwar district, officials said. As per available reports the cloud burst hit Honjar Dacchan and swept away six houses and a ration depot. Soon

US secretary of state Antony Blinken in India; will meet PM, Jaishankar today

US secretary of state Antony Blinken in India; will meet PM, Jaishankar today

New Delhi: US secretary of state Anthony Blinken is in India on a two-day visit, during which he will meet foreign minister S Jaishankar for discussions, on Wednesday, about extensive agenda featuring the rapidly evolving security situation in Afghanistan, boosting Indo-Pacific engagement and ways to enhance COVID-19 response efforts. This is

Basavaraj Bommai elected as new K’taka CM, will take oath today

Basavaraj Bommai elected as new K’taka CM, will take oath today

Bengaluru: Basavaraj Somappa Bommai was on Tuesday chosen as the new Chief Minister of Karnataka, succeeding B.S. Yediyurappa. The designated candidate for the post will take oath at 11 a.m. in the Raj Bhawan today, on Wednesday. A strong Lingayat leader from north Karnataka, he was elected to the post

UP: Speeding truck hits a bus, kills 18 labourers sleeping on road

UP: Speeding truck hits a bus, kills 18 labourers sleeping on road

Lucknow: As many as 18 labourers lost their lives last night after a speeding truck rammed a broke down bus, killing all in sleep who chose to lay in front of the bus they had been travelling-in, in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki district, 28 km from state capital Lucknow. The labourers,

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