INDIA
Yogi Adityanath targets ‘Yuvraj’ Rahul Gandhi, says Gorakhpur not a 'picnic spot'
Gorakhpur Tragedy
19.08.17 - TEAM PT

Ahead of Rahul Gandhi's visit to Gorakhpur on Saturday, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath mounted a veiled attack on the Congress vice-president and said the city wasn't a picnic spot.

"There's a 'yuvraj' (prince) sitting in Delhi, who doesn't understand the significance of a Swachhta ...
  


Bihar floods claim over 150 lives, over 1 crore people affected
Floods triggered by heavy rain
19.08.17 - TEAM PT

The flood situation in Bihar seems to have worsened further, with the toll mounting to 153. Seven out of 11 major rivers, other than the Ganga, Burhi Gandak, Bhutahi Balan and Laloakeya, continued to flow above their danger levels affecting more than one crore in ...
  


200 cows die of starvation at a shelter run by BJP leader
18.08.17 - TEAM PT

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader has been arrested in Chhattisgarh a day after nearly 200 cows died at a bovine shelter, being managed by him, allegedly due to starvation and lack of medicines in Dhamdha block of Durg district. Though Chhattisgarh animal husbandry department's ...
  


Delhi 5 star hotel employee ‘molested’ by colleague, fired for complaining
18.08.17 - TEAM PT

A manager at a five-star hotel in Delhi is seen yanking an employee's saree and dragging her to him in an aggressive act of sexual harassment caught on CCTV camera. The shocking footage from Pride Plaza near the airport has been shared by the 33-year-old ...
  


81 lakh Aadhaar cards deactivated: Here's how to find out your status
16.08.17 - TEAM PT

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has deactivated approximately 81 lakh Aadhaar accounts till date for reasons which stated in Section 27 and 28 of Aadhaar (Enrollment and Update) Regulations, 2016. As per Aadhaar Act, 2016, the deactivation of Aadhaar numbers was done as ...
  


Nitish Kumar removes Sharad Yadav as JD(U) party leader in Rajya Sabha
12.08.17 - TEAM PT

The Janata Dal (United) has decided to remove rebel Rajya Sabha MP Sharad Yadav as the leader in the House. The decision comes in the wake of Sharad Yadav revolting against Nitish Kumar after he joined hands with the BJP to form government in Bihar.

Announcing ...
  


2 Bareilly sisters set ablaze by attacker while they were asleep
Role of a stalker suspected
12.08.17 - TEAM PT

Two teenage girls in Bareilly were set ablaze by unidentified persons, while they were asleep at their home early Friday morning. They have been admitted in the Intensive Care Unit of the district hospital, where the elder sister was described as being in a very ...
  


Woman killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan army in Poonch
12.08.17 - TEAM PT

A 45-year-old woman was killed in ceasefire violation and shelling by Pakistan early on Saturday morning in Mendhar sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
 
"The Pakistani army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatic weapons and mortars from 0515 hours in Poonch sector ...
  


30 kids die in 48 hours at a hospital in Yogi Adityanath's hometown Gorakhpur
11.08.17 - TEAM PT

At least 30 child deaths in 48 hours were reported in BRD medical college, the largest government hospital in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur district, as a private firm contracted to supply oxygen cylinders allegedly withdrew over non-payment of outstanding dues to the tune of Rs 60 ...
  


Congress expels 8 Gujarat MLAs for cross-voting in RS polls
After Effects
09.08.17 - team pt

A day after the Gujarat Rajya Sabha poll results went in the Congress' favour, the party has expelled eight MLAs including former chief minister Shankersinh Vaghela for six years for anti-party activities.

"We have expelled them for six years as they defied the party whip and ...
  


Thousands of Marathas hold protest march in Mumbai, force CM to announce sops
Maratha Kranti
09.08.17 - team pt

After an overwhelming show of strength by the agitating Maratha community on Wednesday, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has agreed to their main demands.
 
Tens of thousands of people waving saffron flags marched through Mumbai early in the day in what was the Maratha community's 58th protest ...
  


Justice Dipak Misra appointed as next Chief Justice of India: Law Ministry
08.08.17 - team pt

Justice Dipak Misra, who led the Supreme Court bench that confirmed death to four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape case in May this year, will succeed Justice JS Khehar as the next Chief Justice of India.
 
Justice Mishra will be sworn in as the 45th Chief ...
  


BJP leader halts ambulance for 30 minutes, delay leads to death of patient
07.08.17 - team pt

A patient, who was being taken to a hospital, died after a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader stopped the ambulance after it hit his vehicle.
 
The incident took place in Fatehabad district of Haryana. According to news agency ANI, BJP Leader Darshan Nagpal chased an ambulance ...
  


Dialogue is the only way to resolve conflicts: PM Modi
Samvad
05.08.17 - TEAM PT

Dialogue is the only way to cut through deep-rooted religious stereotypes and prejudices that divide communities across the world and sow seeds of conflict between nations and societies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday.
 
Speaking at the Samvad - Global Initiative on Conflict Avoidance and ...
  


3 LeT terrorists killed, 1 policeman injured in encounter in J&K's Sopore
internet services snapped
05.08.17 - TEAM PT

Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists have been killed in an encounter with the security forces at Sopore, in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, on Saturday. During the encounter, a police jawan was also injured, but he is stable.
 
The encounter broke out while security personnel were conducting searches ...
  


Khattar left high and dry, not CM-enough material for next poll
HARYANA POLITICS
04.08.17 - Amodini Sachi Priya

CHANDIGARH: BJP supremo Amit Shah did not use the words, yet made a sensational disclosure. Addicted to inane press releases, the media missed the story. You will, of course, find it in today's newspapers, as long as you do not depend on the journalists to ...
  


3 Men accused of carrying beef attacked In Bihar, CPM says sign of BJP back in power
Vigilantes at it again
03.08.17 - team pt

Three men were beaten up by a mob in Bihar's Bhojpur district allegedly because they were found to be transporting beef, police said. The driver of a truck and two others were hurt in the incident.  This is the first such incident of cow vigilantism ...
  


100 bridges across country can collapse any time: Transport minister Nitin Gadkari
03.08.17 - TEAM PT

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari today informed the Parliament that around 100 bridges in different parts of India are on the verge of collapse and they require immediate attention.
 
Gadkari said in the Lok Sabha that his ministry has completed safety audit of ...
  


IT raids on Karnataka minister's properties, Cong calls it 'witch hunt'
02.08.17 - team pt

The Income Tax department conducted raids on Wednesday at the residence of Karnataka energy minister D.K. Shivakumar and his brother D.K. Suresh, a Lok Sabha member of parliament.
 
The IT department conducted searches at the resort of Shivakumar, who has been hosting 44 Gujarat Congress MLAs ...
  


India carried out Surgical Strike 14 km deep into Pak, brought back bodies, reveals Arun Shourie
SENSATIONAL DISCLOSURE
30.07.17 - PT Bureau

IN A SENSATIONAL DISCLOSURE, former Union Minister and now a strong critic of Narendra Modi government, Arun Shourie has said he had "personal knowledge” that Indian army conducted a surgical strike 14 kilometres inside Pakistan during Atal Bihari Vajpayee regime, killed 10-15 persons and brought ...
  



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