New Delhi, April 21: A minor fire broke out at the venue of a public meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, triggering panic and commotion in the audience.
The fire, which was brought under control in short time, broke out due to an electrical short-circuit near the media enclosure, officials said.
Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath were present on the dais at the time of the incident.
State BJP chief Mahendranath Pandey was addressing the ga
New Delhi, April 21: The news does not come as a real shocking one. But it came a bit too soon as not long ago BJP veteran leader YYashwant SInha had said that he will never leave BJP.
But today came the shocking announcement. "Today I am taking 'sanyas' from any kind of party politics, today I am ending all ties with the BJP," said former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha in Patna.
The veteran leader said that many things are disturbing him. Pointing towards the p
New York, April 20: Deepika Padukone is the only Indian actress to feature in the Time 100 Influential People in the World, sharing space with names like Nicole Kidman, Gal Gadot, Greta Gerwig and Lena Waithe.
In the Time magazine, international star Vin Diesel, Deepika's co-star in her Hollywood debut "xXx: Return of Xander Cage" has penned words of appreciation for her.
"Making that movie, Deepika took committed to a whole other level. That's who she is as
London, April 18: Terming "surgical strike" an answer to the "exporters of terrorism", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that India informed Pakistan about the 2016 strike before announcing to the media in the country.
He said India will not tolerate "those who like to export terror and try to backstab" and "they will be given a strong reply and in the language they understand".
"The surgical strike was an answer
"I will continue the fast until the ordinance is passed. Also police resources and accountability needs to be increased. Really sad that some channels are playing false news that I have broken the fast. Praying to all news channels conscience to kindly not report fake news," says DCW chief Swati Maliwal, adding, " I congratulate people of this country for this victory. Very few protests have achieved so much in such less time. But until something concrete happens, I
London, April 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that his life at the railway station was about his personal struggles and the person in the Royal Palace here was the 'Sevak' (servant) of 125 crore Indians.
"The person in the railway station was Narendra Modi. The person in the Royal Palace in London is the Sevak of 125 crore Indians," said Modi during an interactive session at the Central Hall in Westminster when he was asked about his jou
Mumbai, Apr 18: Captain Rohit Sharma struck a brilliant 94 before his bowlers produced a clinical performance as Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 46 runs in their IPL match here today.
Put into bat, Mumbai recovered from a shock start of 0 for 2 to post 213 for 6, their highest score of the season, mainly through the splendid batting of Rohit (94 in 52 balls) and opener Evin Lewis (65 in 42 balls).
Then, the Mumbai bowlers led by left-arm spinner Krunal Pandya (3
New Delhi, April 17: A mentally challenged minor girl was allegedly raped by a youth and two of his friends filmed the crime in the national capital, said a police officer on Tuesday, adding that all the accused have been arrested.
According to the police, accused Bunty and two of his friends were arrested on Monday night.
"Bunty has been booked for rape and under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO), and his friends under the relevant sections of IPC a
Srinagar, April 16: A soldier who had gone missing earlier this month in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district has joined militant ranks, police said on Monday.
While there has been no confirmation from the Army yet, police said Idrees Mir, of the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry, on Sunday joined the Hizbul Mujahideen outfit along with two other locals who had also gone missing from their homes.
Police confirmation came after Mir's picture wielding an AK-47 rifle went vira