Congress seeks calls from jobless

New Delhi: The Congress on Thurs-day launched a helpline to register unemployed youth across the country and demanded that the government bring out a National Register of Unemployed (NRU) using those numbers. The programme launc-hed by the Indian Youth Congress would include apart from the help line, protests across the country by the district units of…

Surat and Vadodara witnessed continued imposition of Section 144

Though a draft amendment introduced by petitioners, on Wednesday, in the Gujarat High Court (HC) challenging the continuous prohibitory orders issued under Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) section 144, read with certain provisions of the Gujarat Police (GP) Act, mentioned three recent orders issued in Ahmedabad city, it has been observed that Vadodara and Surat too have…

Congress MLA, 5 others injured in a low intensity blast in Bengaluru

Karnataka Congress MLA N A Haris and five others got injured after a low-intensity blast took place during celebrations of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M G Ramachandran’s birth anniversary at Shanthinagar in Bengaluru on Wednesday. The incident took place at around 8:30 PM when the Shanthinagar MLA was attending an event to commemorate the…

Prithviraj Chavan : Shiv Sena wanted to form govt with Congress, NCP in 2014

Former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan’s statement that the Shiv Sena wanted to form a coalition government with the Congress and NCP after 2014 state elections has set off a political storm. In an interview with PTI, when asked what made the Congress join hands with the ideologically opposite Sena, Chavan said, ‘A similar situation emerged…

Top ministers embark on CAA outreach campaign

Union home minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah led senior ministers and party leaders in a door-to-door campaign as part of a nationwide outreach campaign in favour of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act that has sparked fierce protests across India. Shah visited homes in Lajpat Nagar and other parts of south Delhi and…

UP: Congress will ensure justice, says Priyanka Gandhi to victims’ kin

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday met family members of those killed during protests against the new citizenship law in Meerut and Muzaffarnagar and asked local party leaders to help the families in filing cases against ‘police brutality’. ‘The primary job of police is to ensure security of people and not to harass them,…