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Stampede at Sabarimala, 30 injured

Stampede at Sabarimala, 30 injured

There was massive rush on Sunday since it was the last day of the Mandala Puja that lasts for 41 days. Now police initiated crowd control measures and the crowds are in control. Devaswom minister Kadakampalli Surendran said the situation has been brought under control. Personnel from the police, Rapid Action Force, the National Disaster Response Force and volunteers of the Akhila Bharatha Ayyappa Seva Sangom (ABASS) rushed to the rescue of the pilgrims trapped in the stampede.


Dishonest To Face Ruin, Warns Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Dishonest To Face Ruin, Warns Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The people have endured the hardships for the sake of the better future of the country. The changes, at least 60 of them at last count, were signs that the government had blundered in remonetisation, the Opposition had said. Nor is this government out to hang you. These people are absolutely in the wrong. Defending frequent changes in rules after he announced demonetisation on November 8, Modi said the norms were changed to outsmart people who were exploring new ways to get round the ...


Celebrating: The hero policeman who caught Christmas market killer

Celebrating: The hero policeman who caught Christmas market killer

He was gunned down after opening fire on two police, who had no idea that he was Europe's most wanted man. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the Berlin attack , but so far little is known about any support network backing up the 24-year-old fugitive.


I saved the country, says Modi on demonetisation

I saved the country, says Modi on demonetisation

Mr Modi said, his government has revived the Benami Property legislation giving it more teeth to deal with the menace. Speaking in his radio programme Mann Ki Baat , Modi said: "I wish there was a discussion in Parliament on funding for political parties ".


Pakistan objects to World Bank pausing processes under Indus Water Treaty

Pakistan objects to World Bank pausing processes under Indus Water Treaty

In an outrageous statement in November, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that water which belongs to India can not be allowed into Pakistan. The first meeting of the task force was also attended by NSA Ajit Doval, foreign secretary S Jaishankar, finance secretary Ashok Lavasa and water resources secretary Shashi Shekhar apart from the chief secretaries of Punjab and J&K.



US Justice Department sues Barclays over mortgage-backed securities

Promising to defend itself vigorously, Barclays denied the allegations. The bank hired law firm Williams & Connolly, signaling that it wouldn't budge on the penalty figure, a person familiar with the matter said. Department of Justice, worth a combined $12.5 billion. But Barclays reportedly bridled at the big payout the government was seeking. The figure is considerably lower than the 14 billion USA dollars (£11.3 billion) originally sought.