Day: September 19, 2018

Upset on not meeting Modi;Women Sets bus on fire

A woman campaigning for a separate Purvanchal state set a bus on fire here on Wednesday after she was allegedly stopped from meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his recent visit to the city, police said. Vandana Raghuvanshi, secretary of the Poorvanchal Jan Andolan Samiti, went to the Varanasi bus stand at around 11 am […]

Govt is in ICU; Shiv Sena slams bjp on Goan Political play

The Shiv Sena on Wednesday accused the BJP, which had “insulted” the democracy by forming the government in Goa despite lacking majority, of being solely responsible for the current political situation in the state. The Sena alleged that the BJP’s ruling allies — Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and Goa Forward Party (GFP) — were trying […]

Medicines and clean water can prevent majority of child deaths; UN

An estimated 6.3 million children died before their 15th birthdays in 2017, or one every five seconds, mostly due to a lack of water, sanitation, nutrition and basic healthcare, according to report by United Nations agencies on Tuesday. The vast majority of these deaths – 5.4 million – occur in the first five years of […]

Farmers moves to court against modi’s bullet train project in gujarat

As many as 1,000 farmers affected by the proposed Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet Train project submitted affidavits before Gujarat High Court on Tuesday, raising objections to it, and negating the Gujarat government’s claim that most farmers in the state are ready to give up their land for the project. A Division Bench of the High Court, comprising […]