J&K grenade attack HIGHLIGHTS: A day after a local BJP leader Ghulam Nabi Patel was shot by unidentified gunmen in Pulwama, there was grenade attack in Kulgam on Thursday in which two policemen and one civilian was injured.
Asked about the government's efforts to nab fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, Singh said the Centre had recently brought an ordinance to seize all the properties of such "fugitive economic offenders".
Mahadevu along with some other foresters had gone to Solaba village in that district to drive away a herd of elephants, which had entered the village and wreaked havoc.
The Election Commission on Thursday announced that bypolls to four Lok Sabha seats, including Uttar Pradesh's Kairana, will take place on May 28. The bypoll to the Kairana seat was necessitated after BJP veteran Hukum Singh passed away in February.
"Of course Xi and Modi will also address each other's concerns, but they are not likely to indulge in strategic distrust and geopolitical competition by ignoring the necessity of strengthening win-win cooperation," the write-up said.
Four children were admitted to the ICU of Sushruta Trauma Centre. One of them has suffered stomach injury, while three others have suffered head injuries and shoulder fractures. Six other students are admitted in Lok Nayak hospital.
A 1985-batch IPS officer from the Assam-Meghalaya cadre, Saikia is a Fulbright scholar in community leadership from Pennsylvania University and winner of numerous literary awards.
We were having sleepless nights in these over four years and yesterday night we had a sound sleep when we were assured that Asaram cannot harm us any more, the victim's father said.
The party's central leadership believes that an organisational revamp is necessary for it to make a comeback in the assembly polls. A ministerial reshuffle in the state government is also not ruled out, sources have said.
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said the railways will provide an ex gratia amount of Rs 1 lakh for those with serious injuries and Rs 50,000 for those with simple injuries.
KK Kapila, Chairman IRF, was of the view that strict enforcement with appropriate penalties, accompanied by public awareness of laws will be a critical factor in reducing road traffic injuries and deaths.
"New US Visa Rules, huge setback for India...," the Congress president said on Twitter. "There are some things a hug can buy. For visas, you're on your own," he said.
Asked whether the Shiv Sena, the bickering ally of the ruling BJP, would be a part of the Congress-NCP alliance in future, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sunil Tatkare said he saw no such possibility.
A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and I S Mehta granted the relief to Ilyasi subject to his furnishing a bond of Rs 20,000 and a surety of the like amount.
Earlier, the elections were scheduled to be held in three phases from May 1 and counting was to take place on May 8. However, the Calcutta High Court had stayed the poll process and asked the SEC to reshedule the election dates.
Thousands of litigants, whose petitions are pending before the high court, are at their wits' end as to when their cases would be disposed of given the uncertainty over when the ceasework would be lifted.
"President Xi and I will exchange views on a range of issues of bilateral and global importance. We will also review the developments in the India-China relations from a strategic and long-term perspective," Modi said in a tweet.
A case is pending before the Delhi High Court in connection with the claim staked on the JD(U)'s arrow symbol by the Sharad Yadav-led faction after the Election Commission rejected its plea for granting it the symbol.
Union minister Babul Supriyo and other party leaders from the state, including Mukul Roy, Rupa Ganguly and Rahul Sinha, hit out at the Mamata Banerjee government. Supriyo said that the state government was inching towards becoming a fit case for dismissal.
In all, duty on petrol rate was hiked by Rs 11.77 per litre and that on diesel by 13.47 a litre in those 15 months that helped government's excise mop up more than double to Rs 2,42,000 crore in 2016-17 from Rs 99,000 crore in 2014-15.