Press Trust Of India

  • Electoral official dies of heart attack after arriving in Jamshedpur for poll duty 29 minutes ago

    A polling personnel died of heart attack in Kesharda cluster in Baharagoda, about 90 kms from in Jamshedpur, under Jamshedpur Lok Sabha constituency, official sources said on Wednesday. The deceased Kishan Mukhi (51), an employee of National Metallurgical Laboratory inJamshedpur, collapsed soon after arriving inJamshedpurfor poll duty, they said. SDO...
  • Kallis, Narine power KKR to thumping win over Mumbai in IPL-7 opener 32 minutes ago

    It was an another match-winning performance from KKR's trump card and mystery spinner Sunil Narine, who scalped four wickets giving away just 20 runs to rattle Mumbai's chase after Jacques Kallis and Manish Pandey set them a target of 164 in the slated 20 overs. Opting to bat, KKR rode...
  • Even best bowlers bowls a no-ball: Amit Shah on EC ruling 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi's close aide and BJP leader Amit Shah on Wednesday agreed to abide by the Election Commission's decision of censuring him for violation of the Model Code of Conduct and compared himself with the "best bowler" who also bowls a no-ball. "The intention in my speeches was...
  • Clay Craft offers 20 per cent discount to buyers who will vote 34 minutes ago

    Fine bone-China and ceramic tableware manufacture Clay Craft has announced a discount of 20 per cent on its products for those customers who would cast their votes. "To encourage the voting among youths, the initiative was taken. The discount of 20 per cent on retail outlets in Jaipurwill be available...
  • Gandhis have emotionally blackmailed people of Amethi: Kumar Vishwas 40 minutes ago

    Calling the Gandhis "magicians", Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Amethi Lok Sabha seat Kumar Vishwas on Wednesday said the family had always "emotionally blackmailed" the people of the constituency. Addressing meetings at several villages in the Amethi assembly segment, including Ghatampur and Tikari, Vishwas said, "Gandhis have always emotionally blackmailed...
  • Jaswant expresses fears of bogus voting, booth capturing 45 minutes ago

    With hours left for voting, ousted BJP leader Jaswant Singh on Wednesday approached the Election Commission with complaint accusing the state police of harassing his supporters early on Wednesdaymorning. Jaswant also expressed fears of booth capturing and bogus voting by BJP supporters in some assembly constituencies in Barmerand demanded that...
  • Centre fooling people on one rank, one pension: VK Singh 53 minutes ago

    Former Army Chief Gen VK Singh on Wednesday alleged that the UPA government at the Centre was "befooling" the ex-servicemen as the issue of "one rank, one pension" was still alive. "The Congress was in the habit of telling lies and had done nothing concrete," Singh told reporters in Hamirpur,...
  • Gulam Nabi Azad's fate to be locked in Udhampur on Thursday 1 hour 27 minutes ago

    Udhampur: Congress leader and Union Minister Gulam Nabi Azad's fate will be locked in EVMs on Thursday in Udhampur LoK Sabha constituency where he is in direct fight with BJP's Jintender Singh. As many as 14,61,373 voters, including 7,77,599 males and 6,77,850 women, will decide the fate of 13 candidates,...
  • With 'weak' History, Maths, Geography, Modi is no topper: Congress 1 hour 33 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Congress on Wednesday ridiculed the BJP's bid to "portray" Narendra Modi as "a topper" and said the Gujarat Chief Minister had proved he is rather weak in History, Geography and Maths. "At a rally here in December, Modi had said that Maharashtra had 27 chief ministers since its...
  • Businessman burnt alive over payment dispute 1 hour 42 minutes ago

    A 32-year-old businessman has been allegedly set ablaze by three people, including a couple, over a payment dispute in Mathura, police said on Wednesday. An FIR has been lodged against Mohan Lal, a trader, his wife Pushpa and his partner Bobby, following a complaint by the victim's brother-in-law. The accused...
  • Head surgeon arrested for accepting bribe of Rs 2500 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    Professor and head of surgery unit of SMS Hospital and College was on Wednesday arrested by the sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 2,500 from a patient's son, an official spokesperson said. Surgeon of Sawai Man Singh Hospital and College Rajveer Arya was arrested by...
  • Auto driver rapes 21-year-old foreign national in Alwar 1 hour 52 minutes ago

    A 21-year-old Nepali woman, working at a road-side eatery, was allegedly raped by an auto rickshaw driver in Neemrana industrial area of Rajasthan's Alwar district, police said on Wednesday. The victim, working with her husband at the eatery, said in her complaint that she was raped by driver Sandeep Yadav,...
  • BJP spending huge amount of money to grab power at Centre: Mahila Congress president 1 hour 59 minutes ago

    Congress on Wednesday accused BJP of spending big money to come to power at the Centre and termed as "sponsored" the poll surveys which favoured the NDA. "Surveys favouring the NDA are sponsored by the BJP, while the ground reality is that there is no BJP or Narendra Modi wave...