india

Sabarimala Day 2: Activist KP Sasikala released on bail as hartal affects normal life; TDB to move SC on Monday

Following Sasikala's arrest, right-wing Hindu outfits called for a dawn to dusk 12-hour hartal in Kerala which brought the state into a forced shutdown situation. BJP extended its support for the shutdown. Amid heavy security, thousands of devotees offered prayers at the Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple early Saturday, the first day of Malayalam month ‘Vrischikom,’. […]

cities

BJP worker among two held for trafficking children

The Alirajpur police have arrested eight people in the case so far and rescued four children, including one from Vadodara. Madhya Pradesh Police has arrested two persons from Gujarat in a child trafficking racket in MP’s Alirajpur district which was busted on Tuesday. One of the accused is a BJP worker from Chhota Udepur district. […]

lifestyle

In poll season, Congress, BJP tackle defections

On Monday, five-time MLA and minister Surendra Goyal quit the BJP after his name did not figure in the first list of the candidates released by the party. Goyal has not joined any other party yet. People familiar with the development said talks are on to convince the minister from Jaitaran to reconsider his decision. […]