Liezietsu succeeds T.R. Zeliang who stepped down on Sunday amidst protests by various tribal organisations against the state government’s decision to reserve 33% seats for women in urban local body elections.
The bandh was called on January 31 to demand scrapping of 33% reservation for women in urban local body polls, suspension of policemen involved in the firing that left two persons dead and the resignation of the chief minister.
Security forces killed three suicide attackers outside the court in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Charsadda district, police said.
The state has been rocked by protests after the government announced that there would be 33% reservations for women in urban local bodies.
After sundown the team observed red lava fountains spewing from the crater into the atmosphere and hot lava flows streaming down the slopes of the volcano.
Palaniswamy’s appointment ended the ten-day political flux in the state which began with O. Panneerselvam’s revolt against the AIADMK general secretary.
The apex court also said that the AIADMK general secretary must serve her remaining jail term.
Yo-Yo Ma’s ‘Sing Me Home’ features tunes composed or arranged by different global artists as it examines the ever-changing idea of home.
The second mission to Mars is tentatively slated for a 2021-2022 timeframe and, per existing plans, it may involve putting a rover on the surface of the red planet.
Computer emergency response teams are looking into the incident, an official said.
Three other soldiers were injured but are now stable, an official said.
The ten-point commitment will include loan waivers for farmers and reductions of power tariff for them – a long-time demand of the Congress party’s.
Tamil Nadu’s governor is still evaluating the legal opinion on V.K. Sasikala’s claim to the chief minister post, while several MLAs from the Panneerselvam camp have approached the Election Commission.
Mallya, whose now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines owes more than Rs 9,000 crore to various banks, had fled from India on March 2, 2016.
In what poses more scope for worry, the company said the amount of data exfiltrated is “unascertainable due to secure deletion by the malware”.
The Centre and state governments can now specify which industrial units which will have to pay wages only through cheques or bank transfer.
Beijing has said “conditions” have not yet been met for it to back the move to designate Masood Azhar a terrorist.
The proposal said Jaish-e-Mohammed is a designated terror outfit and so its leaders, like Masood Azhar, cannot go scot-free, sources said.
“Some people laugh when they hear jokes, some are reserved. How can we issue guidelines as to how people should conduct themselves?” asked the SC bench.
“I want to see Narendra Modi coming to Mumbai and campaign for BMC polls. I want to see Sena’s win after his rally here,” Thackeray said
If Sasikala is found guilty in the disproportionate assets case, in which the Supreme Court is set to deliver its judgment soon, she will have to step down as chief minister of Tamil Nadu.
Violent protests had broken out in the Nagaland capital two days ago with tribal groups demanding the resignation of chief minister T.R. Zeliang for his refusal to meet their demand on local body polls.
Eighty-five cases were tested for swine flu on February 1, 18 of which came back positive.
Telecom regulator TRAI has said the tariff plans of Reliance Jio are in compliance with its regulations and the existing tariff orders.
The economy is “not in good shape,” said former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
The Reserve Bank also promised to review the weekly limit in the near future depending on the pace of remonetisation.
The recently declassified report dated as early as March 1986 details CIA’s thorough analysis on possible repercussions of Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination.
Launched last September, next generation satellite INSAT-3DR has opened new frontiers in India’s weather forecasting with ability to detect farm fires climate conditions hitherto unfeasible.
BJP president Amit Shah said the party would ensure the Ram Temple is constructed under constitutional provisions.
Bhatia was asked to vacate her house for allegedly being a Maoist sympathiser prompting civil society activists to voice their support for her.
Rajput activists say its because Bhansali is presenting wrong facts in his new historical drama Padmavati
The charge was refuted and dubbed as a ploy to defame the civic bodies that are controlled by the BJP.
Bombs were detonated by suspected ULFA (I) members in Charaidow, Sibsagar, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts, police said.
His remark came after the Allahabad high court directed the UP government to ensure that no fresh caste certificates are issued to those belonging to 17 Other Backward Classes (OBC) groups.
Comments by Nitin Gadkari and Amit Shah have fired up speculation on the BJP’s choice for the chief ministerial candidate for Goa.
The victim, Amalraj Dasan, was allegedly hit on his face by a person for not standing up while the national anthem was being played in a scene during the screening of film Dangal.
The state government is seeking to amend the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.
Alok Kumar Verma was selected by a three member panel comprising the prime minister, CJI Jagdish Singh Khehar and Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge.
Reacting to the controversy back home, the Tamil diaspora held protests in Sri Lanka, the UK and Australia, with further protests being planned elsewhere.
The manifesto will include a comprehensive mobility plan for the state such as electric buses and metro rail.