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Shave your head, pierce ears to look like Yogi, Lalu tells Sushil Modi

Anirban Guha Roy: RJD chief Lalu Prasad (HT file photo) PATNA: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad has asked senior Bihar Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi to wear a saffron robe, pierce his ears and shave his head to look like Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath so that he could derive […]

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Govt to crack the whip on 1,000 polluting industries along Ganga

Moushumi Das Gupta New Delhi: Union water resources ministry figures show that approximately 500 million litres a day of effluents are discharged into the Ganga daily.(HT file photo) The government has decided to crack the whip on 1,000 industrial units across five states along the Ganga that are continuing to empty untreated waste into the […]

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MP couple ties knot with child on lap as ‘bribe demand’ delays their marriage

The physically challenged couple had to run from pillar to post to solemnise their wedding.(HT Photo) Five-month-old Suvesh was the youngest guest at the mass marriage for physically challenged couples in Madhya Pradesh’s Betul district on Sunday. Elegantly dressed, he was there to attend the marriage of his parents Bheem Chandelkar and Meena Yadav, blissfully […]

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Australia: Indian-origin priest stabbed by Italian in apparent ‘hate crime’

In an apparent racist attack, a Catholic priest of Indian-origin was stabbed in the neck at a church in Melbourne by a man who called him unqualified to say mass because of his nationality. A man armed with a knife approached Tomy Kalathoor Mathew, 48, in the church foyer moments before the Italian- language mass […]

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India can join BRI project or just watch China’s influence growing: State media

Sutirtho Patranobis: India has raised concerns over the BRI project passing through PoK. (HT File Photo) India cannot prevent the growth of President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and would end up watching China’s expanding international influence by not joining the connectivity project, state media said on Monday. “It should also be noted that New […]

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Na baithunga, na baithne dunga: With new challenge, PM Modi keeps BJP MPs on their toes

Kumar Uttam: BJP president Amit Shah (second from right) offers sweets from the Tirupati temple to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as home minister Rajnath Singh (left) looks, on during the BJP parliamentary party meeting in New Delhi on Thursday. (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is challenging BJP leaders to spread the party’s ideology to the […]

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Train passengers have harrowing time in Bihar returning after Holi

Ganesh Upadhyay: Despite having reserved berths, many passengers said they were not able to occupy them, as their berths were taken up by those having unconfirmed tickets. (HT file photo) With festival of colours over and passengers returning to their respective destinations, rush has once again returned to Patna , Rajendra Nagar terminal and Pataliputra […]

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Will take up issue of central status for Panjab University with MHA: V-C

Chandigarh: “The home ministry must see that the UGC has a representative here. They can issue a directive that a UGC official should be an ex-officio member in the senate or the syndicate. We are still short of ex-officio members,” said Prof Grover. (HT File ) At a special senate meeting on Thursday to discuss […]

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Teacher accuses top Railwayofficer of molesting wife

Lucknow: Screenshot of the tweet marked to railway minister. (HT Photo) A teacher from Kushinagar has accused a top railway officer of molesting his wife onboard the Dehradun-bound Rapti-Ganga Express on Wednesday. The teacher, Gaurav Prakash Srivastava, informed railway minister Suresh Prabhu and other top railway officials about the incident through tweets demanding action in the […]

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Chandigarh: Kho-kho player moves court over sexual harassment by coach

Chandigarh: Urging the court to register a first information report (FIR) against the two, court of civil judge Rekha Chaudhary has sought a status report from the women cell of the UT police. The case will now be taken up on April 5.(Representative image ) A female player of the Chandigarh Kho Kho Association has […]

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