TN BJP protests against Sidhu’s Pakistan remarks

Taking exception to Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s reported comments that he can relate to Pakistan more than South India, BJP’s Tamilnadu unit Tuesday staged a protest here demanding action against the Congress leader for drawing such comparisons. Continue Reading

Congress is against Ram temple in Ayodhya: Telangana BJP

Attacking Congress over its leader Shashi Tharoor’s remarks on Ram temple, the Telangana unit of BJP Tuesday alleged insulting Hindus had become a chronic habit of the party. Continue Reading

Students in TN protest demanding opening of bridge

Nearly 300 students of a government high school here Tuesday boycotted classes and staged a dharna demanding immediate opening of a recently built railway under bridge at a level crossing, which would help them avoid a two-km detour. Continue Reading

Forces in J&K asked not to fire first at Pakistan: Rajnath

Accusing Pakistan of trying to destablise India by sending terrorists across the border, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have been asked not to fire first, but to retaliate without counting the bullets, if provoked. Continue Reading

Centre is giving special treatment to AP: Rajnath Singh

The Centre was giving special treatment to Andhra Pradesh as it was fully committed to the state’s comprehensive development but the Chandrababu Naidu government was still making a fuss in the name of special category status, said Union Minister Rajnath Singh. Continue Reading

KCR promises Rs 1 lakh farm loan waiver; doubling of pension

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao Tuesday assured Rs 1 lakh farm loan waiver, besides increasing assistance under the Rytu Bandhu scheme to Rs 10,000 per annum from the current Rs 8,000 if the TRS was voted to power once again. Continue Reading

Cops use force to disperse protesters at Sabarimala foothills

The protesters, who were few in numbers at Nilackal, ran from the spot when the police initiated action in the early hours today when they tried to block buses from the key entry point to the temple. Continue Reading