Butterfly Masala


Amaco Builders


Ganga activist's death: Rahul Gandhi vows to take fight for clean river forward

New Delhi, Oct 12: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Friday hailed environmental activist G D Agarwal for his contribution towards saving the Ganga and vowed to take his fight forward.

Agarwal passed away at a hospital in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, on Thursday, 111 days after he began a fast for a pollution-free Ganga. He was 86.

Describing Agarwal as "the...

Rahul Gandhi lying on Rafale, comes from family of "middlemen": BJP

New Delhi, Oct 12: Rejecting Rahul Gandhi's allegation of corruption against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Rafale deal, the BJP on Thursday accused the Congress chief of "lying through his teeth shamelessly" and indulging in "politics of misinformation" to build his political career.

Repeatedly calling Gandhi a "clown prince", the BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra at a...

BJP trying to convert India into RSS Raj: Asaduddin Owaisi

Hyderabad, Oct 11: The BJP is trying to convert India into "RSS Raj", AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi alleged on Thursday and hit out at Amit Shah, the chief of the saffron party, saying he was "frustrated and lost".

The remark of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief came a day after Shah lashed out at Owaisi, a bitter...

Cyclone Titli leaves 8 dead in AP, causes widespread damage in Odisha

Amaravati(AP)/Bhubaneswar, Oct 11: Cyclone 'Titli' made landfall on the eastern coast of the country early on Thursday claiming eight lives and wrecking havoc in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of Andhra Pradesh, while causing widespread damage in neighbouring Odisha.

While no loss of lives were reported in Odisha, the "very severe" cyclonic storm left a trail of destruction in Gajapati...

On fast since June 22 to save Ganga, professor-turned-seer GD Agarwal dies

Haridwar, Oct 11: Noted environmentalist, IITian-turned-seer Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand (Professor GD Agarwal) who was on an indefinite fast for nearly past four months to exert pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led union the government to clean river Ganga, breathed his last today at AIIMS-Rishikesh. He was 87.

He had begun his fast on June 22 in the Matri...

Will Modi govt drop M J Akbar from cabinet?

New Delhi, Oct 11: Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar's position in the government is untenable, sources on Thursday told ANI, adding that something big on him can be expected soon.

The revelation comes after at least five women accused Akbar of sexually harassing them when he was a newspaper editor. Akbar, who is travelling outside India,...

Self-styled godman Rampal found guilty in 2 murder cases by Haryana court

Hisar, Oct 11: Self-styled godman Rampal was on Thursday found guilty by a court in Hisar in two murder cases.

Additional District and Sessions Judge, Hisar, D R Chaliya, held Rampal and some of his followers guilty in these cases. The quantum of punishment will be pronounced on October 16 and 17.

Rampal and 27...


Modi declared absconder in duty evasion case

New Delhi, Oct 11: A court in Surat on Wednesday declared fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi as an absconder in a case filed against him by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence case (DRI) for allegedly evading customs duty on import of diamonds.

Chief Judicial Magistrate B H Kapadia declared Modi an absconder in a case filed against him in December...

Rupee hits new low, falls 24 paise against US dollar on strong demand from importers

Mumbai, Oct 11: The rupee Thursday weakened by 24 paise to hit another low of 74.45 against the US dollar on strong demand for the American currency from importers amid unabated foreign fund outflows and a sharp losses in the domestic equity market.

At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (forex) market, the domestic currency opened weak at 74.37 and slipped...

Fuel prices continue to rise

New Delhi, Oct 11: Fuel prices continued to soar on Tuesday, with petrol and diesel rates being hiked by 10 paise and 27 paise respectively in Delhi.

After the revision, petrol is being sold at Rs 82.36 per litre, while diesel rates have escalated to Rs 74.62 in the national capital.

In Mumbai, petrol and diesel rates were...