Pondy govt launches scheme to help fishermen’s kin during fishing ban

The ban on fishing operations was in force from 15 April to 14 June. The Pondy government yesterday launched a scheme to help fishermen’s families who had to forgo income during the ban in the Union Territory.  Continue Reading

IMA scam: Probe on to find whether Khan fled to Dubai

A day after the Karnataka government set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) – headed by deputy Inspector General of Police B R Ravikanthe Gowda – to look into the IMA Jewellers scam, probe was on to find whether the firm’s owner Mohammed Mansoor Khan had fled to Dubai. Continue Reading

BJP brought peace to northeast: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah today said the Narendra Modi-led government has ensured peace and development in the northeast, which was roiled by militant activities even five years ago. Continue Reading

AP assembly polls: BJP releases first list of candidates

For the 11 April elections, the BJP in Andhra Pradesh announced their first list of 123 candidates to the 175-member assembly. The BJP, which fought the 2014 election in alliance with the TDP, is now fighting the elections on its own. Continue Reading

9 killed as truck rams into marriage procession in Rajasthan

Nine people, including four children, were killed in Pratapgarh district, Rajasthan, when a speeding truck mowed down a marriage procession yesterday. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has expressed condolences with the families of those killed in the accident.  Continue Reading

Kerala CM announces Rs 25 lakh aid to slain jawan’s family

Kerala Chief Minister today announced that the family of V V Vasanth Kumar, one of the CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama suicide attack in Jammu and Kashmir, would get a financial assistance of Rs 25 lakh – Rs 15 lakh to his wife and 10 lakh to his mother. Continue Reading