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Tajmahal is a beautiful qabristan, so we do not keep it in our homes because it brings bad luck: Haryana Minister Anil Vij

Tajmahal is a beautiful qabristan, so we do not keep it in our homes because it brings bad luck: Haryana Minister Anil Vij

Chandigarh: The controversy triggered by BJP MLA Sangeet Som’s comments on the Taj Mahal refuses to die down. The latest to wade in is senior Haryana minister Anil Vij, who called the marble wonder as a “beautiful graveyard”. “Taj Mahal ek khoobsurat kabristan hai (Taj Mahal is a beautiful graveyard),” Anil Vij tweeted on Friday. His comments […]

Darjeeling crisis: Round 1 goes to Didi as Calcutta HC puts stay on removal of forces

KOLKATA: The Calcutta High Court today put stay on the removal of central forces from strife-torn Darjeeling on Tuesday. The High Court’s decision can be termed as victor for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerje who had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh against troop withdrawal from the region. […]

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aj Mahal has no place in India’s history, says BJP MLA Sangeet Som, talks about ‘course correction’

AGRA: BJP MLA Sangeet Som kicked up a controversy today when he said that Taj Mahal had no place in India’s history. Addressing an event in Meerut’s Sisoli village, the BJP leader from Sardhana talked about how for many years, people were ‘distorting history’ and that Uttra Pradesh was on path of course correction. Talking […]

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J&K: Beti Bachao campaign, officer supended and probe ordered for Asiya Andrabi’s image

JAMMU(PTI): Jammu and Kashmir government today suspended an officer and ordered a probe in connection with a picture of jailed separatist leader Asiya Andrabi appearing along with Indian women achievers in a banner on ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ campaign. Shamima, the Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) of Breng block in Anantnag district, has been placed […]

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Aarushi case: Nupur and Rajesh Talwar acquitted

LUCKNOW(PTI): In a big relief to Nupur and Rajesh Talwar, the Allahabad High Court today acquitted the couple in the murder case of their 14-year-old daughter Aarushi and their domestic help Hemraj. A special CBI court in Ghaziabad had, in 2013, awarded the couple life imprisonment. The Talwars are currently serving their sentence in Ghaziabad’s […]

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RSS three-day meet likely to discuss Rohingya issue, economy, cow vigilantism

NAGPUR(PTI): The state of economy, exodus of Rohingyas from Myanmar and violence by cow vigilantes are some of the issues likely to be discussed at a three-day meeting of the RSS beginning in Bhopal from Thursday. The annual ‘Diwali Baithak’ of the Sangh’s Akhil Bharatiya Karyakarini Mandal (ABKM) will also review the activities undertaken by […]

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Folk Singer Amad Khan Killed in Rajasthan For Sub-Standard Performance, Muslims Flee Village

JAIPUR,THE CITIZEN BUREAU: Caste and religion both worked against Amad Khan in village Dantal in Jaisalmer district a few days ago when he was unable to satisfy a village faith healer Ramesh Suthar with the quality of a raag he was asked to sing on Navratri. He was beaten on the spot, and later at […]

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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s ‘adopted daughter’ Honeypreet Insan sent to three-day police remand

CHANDIGARH: Panchkula court on Tuesday sent Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s ‘adopted daughter’ Honeypreet Insan to 3-day police custody. Honeypreet, whose real name is Priyanka Taneja, was arrested by the Haryana Police on October 3 in connection with the deadly violence that had claimed 35 lives. Honeypreet, in her mid-30s, has been the […]

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Guru dakshina:Former student sponsored whole stuff three day trip to select locations in India

Jhunjhunu: Giving back to his alma mater, a student from government school in Jhunjhunu has sponsored a ten day foreign trip for the principal and his wife. All staff members would also get a three day trip to select locations in India. Cash awards have been given to students who performed well in board exams. […]

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Out on five-day parole, Sasikala visits ailing husband M Natarajan

Sasikala, who was removed from the AIADMK last month after the factions led by Chief Minister K Palaniswami and now Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam united, met Natarajan and was with him for about two hours in the hospital, sources said. Later, she returned to her niece Krishnapriya’s residence in the city. The beleaguered AIADMK […]

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