Category: India

Jun 4

Under-construction bridge collapses in Bihar, no casualties reported

An under-construction bridge over the Ganga river collapsed in Bihar‘s Bhagalpur district on Sunday, prompting the state government to direct the building construction department to initiate an enquiry into the incident, an official said.No casualties were reported so far in the collapse of the Aguwani -Sultanganj bridge that connects Bhagalpur with Khagaria district, he said. […]
Jun 4

Railway Board recommends CBI probe into Odisha train accident: Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Sunday said that the Railway Board had recommended the probe of the tragic Odisha train accident that claimed the lives of 275 people and leaving over 1000 injured, to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). While talking to the media, Ashwini Vaishnaw said, “Rescue operation was completed and restoration […]
Jun 3

Manish Sisodia arrives at his residence but fails to meet ailing wife, returns to Tihar jail

Former Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, who arrived at his residence from the Tihar jail on Saturday, could not meet his ailing wife as she was taken to a hospital after her health deteriorated, AAP sources said. Later, Sisodia left his residence for the central prison. Also read: 1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Special MP-MLA […]
May 28

Coronation over, arrogant king crushing voice of people: Rahul Gandhi on police detaining wrestlers

The Congress hit out at the Centre on Sunday over the detention of protesting wrestlers by police, with former party chief Rahul Gandhi saying now that the “coronation” is over, the “arrogant king is crushing the voice of people” on the streets. Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said the “arrogance” of the BJP-led government […]
May 23

India will not have a monopoly or duopoly in telecom sector: Ashwini Vaishnaw

India will not see a monopoly or duopoly in the telecom sector with state-owned BSNL emerging as a ‘very stable’ player, Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has said.Speaking at the Express Adda on Saturday, he allayed concerns of a duopoly emerging in the market with weakening financials and dropping market share of Vodafone Idea Ltd. “No, […]
May 15

‘Be ready to make sacrifices’: Mamata Banerjee hands Congress a reality check on Opposition unity

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday made a strong case for according priority to regional parties as they rally around Congress to put up a united fight against the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Lok Sabha elections in 2024. Mamata claimed that the BJP chokes in states where a regional party is strong and […]