EC issues show cause notice to Maneka Gandhi over ‘vote for me’ remark to Muslim community in Sultanpur rally
In a controversial remark, Union minister Maneka Gandhi has told Muslims to vote for her as they will need her once the Lok Sabha elections are over.
Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi to campaign in Karnataka; SP-BSP-RLD to hold second joint rally in UP's Badaun; day's top stories
Today's top stories: Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi will be addressing rallies in Karnataka, Amit Shah demands CBI probe into BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi's death in Dantewada, and more
Maneka Gandhi is contesting the national election from Sultanpur Lok Sabha constituency on a BJP ticket
Mayawati sells election tickets for Rs 15-20 crore each, alleges Maneka Gandhi; claims BSP supremo accepts diamonds too
While Maneka Gandhi will contest from Sultanpur on BJP ticket, her son, Varun Gandhi, will be in the fray from Pilibhit.
Daily Bulletin: BJP releases 10th list, keeps veterans out; party strength in Goa Assembly rises to 14 as 2 MGP MLAs join; day's top stories
Today's top stories: BJP keeps party veterans Murli Manohar Joshi and LK Advani out of the Lok Sabha poll process; the party's strength rises to 14 in Goa Assembly as 2 MGP MLAs merge their legislative unit with that of the BJP's; King's XI Punjab take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL; and more.
BJP names Varun Gandhi from UP's Pilibhit, Maneka from Sultanpur; ex-SP leader Jaya Prada among 39 candidates in 10th list
From West Bengal, BJP has has picked Humayun Kabir to contest from Murshidabad (West Bengal) and Actor Joy Banerjee from Ulberia (West Bengal).
In Kerala's Chettikulangara Devi Temple, devotees set on defying ban on ritual involving piercing of boys with metal hooks
The Chettikulangara Devi Temple in Alappuzha district of Kerala is all set to conduct the primitive ritual called 'chooral muriyal' in which midribs of young boys are pierced with gold or silver strings or bamboo strands, despite a ban on the ritual in 2016
Not all termites are pests; most are soil engineers, play key role in functioning of tropical ecosystems
Only a handful of the 3,000 or so known termite species are pests for humans. The rest are soil engineers, who strengthen the ground under your feet and keep it healthy. Termites thrive by eating what others can’t or won’t: wood, dung, lichen, even dirt.
Embrace a vegan life! Animals do not deserve to die to keep you healthy and define your style statement
Essentially 100 percent natural skin care products can be made without alcohol, parabens, fragrance, wax, dyes, toxic contaminants, sodium lauryl or laurethsulphate.
While Centre seeks 'justice' through triple talaq bill, activists question inaction over female genital mutilation
The BJP has been strident in its opposition to triple talaq, including attempting to push through legislation criminalising the practice, but the saffron party has chosen to tread with caution on female genital mutilation (FGM), which is practised in the Bohra community, saying the case should be referred to a Constitution bench
Treatment of maggot-infested wounds is fairly simple; however, complete recovery can take up to 1-3 months depending on how far the maggots burrowed.
Maneka Gandhi orders inspection of all shelter homes in Odisha after allegations of sexual abuse in Dhenkanal
Maneka Gandhi has ordered an inspection of all shelter homes in Odisha, a fortnight after an alleged sexual abuse of minor girls in such an accommodation.
High levels of arsenic in seafood are worrisome; studies show even harmless forms of chemical may be toxic
Seafood and seafood products contain high levels of arsenic compounds. The chemical element is mainly found as arsenobetaine. DMAsV or MMAsV can be found in various types of fin-fish, crabs, and molluscs. Arsenocholine, which is mainly found in shrimp, is chemically similar to arsenobetaine.
Centre revokes passports of 25 NRI men who deserted wives in India; look-out circulars issued against 17 people
The Indian government has revoked the passports of 25 men living abroad for abandoning their spouses in India, a Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) official said on Friday.
Avni wasn’t tranquilised: Autopsy report debunks Maharashtra Forest Dept claim tigress was shot dead in self-defence
Tigress Avni was shot dead in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal district on 2 November. She was believed to have killed 13 people in the region over two years, but animal activists maintained that there was no evidence to prove the claim.
Tigress Avni's necropsy report reveals cover-up: She was not tranquilised, dart was inserted 'subcutaneously'
Tigress Avni died due to excessive internal haemorrhage and cardio-respiratory failure and she had not hunted or eaten for 4-5 days, said a provisional necropsy report.
The ongoing feud between Maharashtra forest minister Sudhir Mungantiwar and Union minister Maneka Gandhi over the killing of a tigress escalated.
Avni's killing: Maneka Gandhi writes to Devendra Fadnavis, asks him to 'remove' Sudhir Mungantiwar as forest minister
On Sunday, Maneka Gandhi had targeted the Maharashtra government for "illegally" murdering Avni. She had also questioned its decision to hire sharp-shooter Shafat Ali Khan, a "criminal", for the job.
Avni's killing: Maharashtra forest minister says Maneka Gandhi's remarks on tigress stems from 'lack of information'
In a series of tweets, Maneka Gandhi had stated, "It is nothing but a straight case of crime. Despite several requests from many stakeholders, (Sudhir) Mungantiwar, Minister for Forests, Maharashtra, gave orders for the killing."
Devendra Fadnavis says Avni's killing will be probed; Rahul invokes Mahatma Gandhi, says 'can judge nation by how it treats animals'
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday expressed his sadness over the decision to kill tigress Avni, stating that they will probe to see if there were any lapses in the procedure followed. His comments come after Union minister Maneka Gandhi attacked the BJP-led Maharashtra government for the “ghastly murder” of Avni, saying a shooter who was sent behind bars for illegally supplying arms to terrorists was sent to kill the animal.