Velikkakath Sankaran Achuthanandan, popularly known as VS, was born on October 20, 1923 in a working class family in Punnapra in Alappuzha district.
Chidambaram, the former finance minister, has said that by not announcing the Gujarat poll schedule, the Election Commission (EC) has "authorised" Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the dates at his last rally
According to the government, 565 ghats are being set up along the banks of River Yamuna for Chhath Puja
Reddy said he invited Azharuddin after the former cricketer expressed his readiness to play an active role in Telangana.
According to the GSAICL, the proposed project will aid development of trade and tourism besides improving regional connectivity in Gujarat.
According to the Meteorological Department, the visibility reported at 8.30 am was 500 metres and it improved as the day progressed
The Met department also warned of squally winds with speeds reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph along and off the West Bengal coast till this evening
While last year on Diwali day, Central Pollution Control Board’s air quality index had a value of 431, putting the air in the severe category, this year it was 319 and in the very poor range.
Jose is accused of blocking the path of the ambulance for nearly three kilometres while driving through the city causing valuable loss of time for the ambulance driver.
A day before Deepavali, the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board had appealed to residents of the city to "restrict" bursting crackers to the "maximum extent possible".
"Twenty-six fire tenders were sent to the spot. However, no injury has been reported in this case," a Delhi Fire Service (DFS) official said. "It was a three-storey building. The case is being investigated by the police," he said.
Real time pollution data appeared alarming. The Delhi Pollution Control Committee's (DPCC) RK Puram monitoring station recorded PM2.5 and PM10 at 878 and 1,179 micrograms per cubic metre at around 11 pm.
SSP Jhansi Jitendra Kumar Shukla said, “People from Basari village had held the S-I and the constable hostage when they had gone to investigate a case of cow theft. They also had snatched the S-I’s service pistol.”
In August, Gorakhpur’s B R D Medical College hospital was in the news after many children died due to different medical reasons, including acute encephalitis syndrome (AES).
The morcha was organised by the Maval Taluka Bailgada Sanghatna. Farmers carried banners to protest against organisations like PETA and Pranimitra.
The proposal includes the provision of constructing a duct for laying fibre optic cables with the water pipeline network.
A police officer, on condition of anonymity, said Gadade had spoken about his “frustration over issues of promotion in the service and treatment from some senior officers” in his note.
The striking employees have sent a written request to the district collector, highlighting their problems. Local political leaders have also started helping out by providing food for the striking employees.
As the team’s coach, Ramesh takes efforts to keep the morale high when his players lose a game, and also makes sure that they don’t get carried away by their victories.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation will also purchase 20 fire bikes that can navigate narrow lanes, especially in congested areas, and reach the site before a fire engine can arrive.
Maharashtra might have played a crucial role in the movement which paved way for the Right to Information (RTI) Act, but subsequent governments have failed to strengthen it on various fronts. Five months since Ratnakar Gaikwad retired as the State Chief Information Commissioner, the state government is yet to fill the post. Presiding over the […]
As per the revised wages, they will be paid Rs 61, 55 and 45 per day. The wages of inmates from open jails have been raised from Rs 70 per day to Rs 77.
The businessmen now don’t need to go to their respective ward offices or the civic headquarters to obtain or renew their municipal trade licences.
Four years ago, the 55-year old Kandivali resident, decided to make kandeels to earn some extra money to support his family.
As part of the Centre’s initiative to ‘Make India Energy Efficient’, the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) — a joint venture of Public Sector Undertakings and the Union Power Ministry — will implement the project, bearing the capital costs.
Upadhyay, a retired Indian Army Major, said he was not surprised when Rohini Salian, a former special public prosecutor in the case, alleged that she was being asked by the National Investigation Agency to “go soft” ever since the Narendra Modi government came to power in 2014.
The new tourism policy which will become effective from January 2018 and remain valid for five years, has also offered major subsidies to those investing in the tourism sector.
Jitan Ram Manjhi, who was earlier seen as a trusted lieutenant of Nitish Kumar, had revolted when he was asked by the JD(U) leadership to resign from the Chief Minister's post within less than a year of assuming office.
The 42,000 BEST employees will get Rs 5,000 each as advance festival payment. While BEST is facing a financial crisis, the BMC cannot legally release a bonus to the former’s employees
Superintendent of Police, Sambhal, Ravi Shankar Chhabi suspended in-charge of Pathakpur outpost sub-inspector Sanjay Sharma and four constables
The rape case dates back to July 5 this year when the 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by one Firoz (22) of the same village and the same day his cousin Naushad took her to Mumbai where he kept her at his friend’s place
Sources said the deceased, Souvik Chandra of Madhyamgram Chowmatha, allegedly drowned while bathing
The protest had erupted on Tuesday after the institute expelled 14 girl students for refusing to vacate their old hostel and shift to a new one on campus. Students boycotted classes and organised a sit-in demonstration
In some cases, truck drivers have been beaten up and their vehicles damaged,” the letter, which was sent to Mamata recently, said
Besides Gurung, the order names GJM convener and his wife Asha Gurung, secretary Roshan Giri, GJM leaders Prakash Gurung President, Amrit Yonzon general Secretary of the Yuva Morcha and Ashok Chettri
The raid was conducted twice on Tuesday by SDM Amninder Kaur Brar and Kharar DSP Deep Kamal in different areas of Kurali town, including Singhpura road, National Highway 21 stretch leading towards Ropar and Kurali-Morinda road