Post Easter bombings, church services to resume in Lanka 5 May

Posted on   5:17 pm

Public mass in terror-hit Sri Lanka would resume in some Catholic churches 5 May and no bags will be allowed inside as part of the tight security measures, according to cardinal Malcolm Ranjith. All public church services were cancelled after the Easter Sunday serial blasts that ripped through three churches and three high-end hotels.

SC seeks EC response on model code violation by Modi, Amit Shah

Posted on   5:02 pm

The Supreme Court Tuesday sought the response of the Election Commission on a plea by a Congress MP alleging Model Code of Conduct (MCC) violations by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah on their alleged hate speeches and using armed forces for “political propaganda”.