One of the passengers told ANI that the group, belonging to two different regions in Telangana state, registered themselves with the Southern Travel agency for the Kailash Mansarovar and had started their journey on June 13. «We reached and visited Kailash Mansarovar. But after that we have been brought to Hilsa, a border area close to Manasarovar, and have been left abandoned,» he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid homage to all «those greats» who resisted the Emergency imposed by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on this day in 1975 and said democracy had prevailed over authoritarianism. Union home minister Amit Shah recalled how newspapers were shut and citizens of the country were deprived of their fundamental rights.
«Today is the anniversary of the #Emergency declared in 1975. For the last five years, the country went through a 'Super Emergency'. We must learn our lessons from history and fight to safeguard the democratic institutions in the country,» Banerjee tweeted on the occasion of the Emergency.
Taking to Twitter, Modi said, «Four years ago, today we started important initiatives PM Awas Yojana (U), AMRUT, Smart Cities with the aim of #TransformingUrbanLandscape in India. These initiatives have not only helped usher in a new paradigm of urban development but have also transformed crores of lives.»
The demolition of Praja Vedika, the conference hall built by the previous government led by N Chandrababu Naidu, adjacent to his own palatial bungalow on the banks of river Krishna, will begin on Tuesday.
The 236-minute documentary, which has won awards at global festivals, was included in the long documentary (competition) section along with 11 other films in the 12th edition of IDSFFK.
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The BJP on Monday took control of the South Dinajpur Zilla Parishad in West Bengal from the TMC, its first in the state, after majority of its members, besides an MLA, switched sides. In a jolt to the TMC in South Dinajpur district, veteran leader Biplab Mitra also joined the BJP.
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh lambasted Canada for its overt and covert support to the Khalistani movement, warning that Toronto's failure to check anti-India activities would be detrimental to its own security and interests. The SM added that by supporting the conspirators of the «mass murder», the Canadian government had exposed its true intent.
Land acquisition is a major problem in road construction projects and state governments should come out with solutions and help find a way out, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said in the Rajya Sabha on Monday. Gadkari said some state governments are now coming forward to assure the ministry of easing land acquisition process and bearing its cost, which is helping in early implementation of projects.
The Congress has dissolved its district committees in Uttar Pradesh and has decided to set up a three-member panel to look into complaints of gross indiscipline during the Lok Sabha election. Ajay Kumar Lallu, the leader of the Congress Legislative Party, has been appointed in-charge for making organisational changes in UP East for a defined period
Need for surveillance by UAVs and helicopters also emphasised in meeting to review security measures.
In a surprise move, Acharya has resigned from his position at the central bank merely six months ahead of the scheduled end of his three-year term, citing personal reasons. This is the second high-profile exit from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in the last seven months. Earlier in December 2018, governor Urjit Patel had resigned nearly nine months before the end of his scheduled term.
External affairs minister S Jaishankar formally joined the BJP in the presence of party working president J P Nadda. Jaishankar, a career diplomat and a former foreign secretary, was inducted by PM Modi in his government as external affairs minister.
The Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019, will replace an ordinance issued by the previous government. The Bill was introduced by Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy on behalf of Home Minister Amit Shah who was present in the House.
After 14 people died in Barmer's 'pandaal' collapse tragedy, Union Minister and Barmer MP, Kailash Chaudhary on Monday visited the district hospital where the injured are being treated.
A bench of justices Sanjiv Khanna and B R Gavai said the admission process ended on June 17 & it cannot pass any order on the plea. «No, we will not pass any order as it will lead to chaos,» the bench observed. The Maharashtra Legislative Council had on Friday unanimously cleared a bill to provide reservation to Maratha community in postgraduate medical courses.
Researchers claim to have developed a smart system that can help prevent baggage theft and facilitate hassle free collection of luggage at airports by providing estimated time of arrival at the conveyor belt for pickup. The novel solution developed by a team at Lovely Professional University restricts a person from taking away someone else's baggage.
He began his career as an assistant superintendent of police in Madurai and then rose to become the joint director of Ce-ntral Bureau of Investigation .