Given the limited scale of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Dharma Sabha to whip up support for building a Ram temple in Ayodhya, the frenzy seen among kar sevaks in October-November 1990 and in December 1992 is missing this time around read more
The mangled remains of a CISF minibus after an IED blast, allegedly triggered by the Maoist rebels, in Bacheli area of Dantewada, Chhattisgarh. Police said that four civilians and a CISF jawan were killed when suspected Maoists blew up the bus in poll-bound Dantewada district. Two personnel of the CISF were also injured in the incident.
On February 14, 1998, serial bomb blasts coinciding with the visit of senior BJP leader and then party president L K Advani had rocked the industrial city of Coimbatore, leaving 58 people dead and over 200 injured. read more
The southwest monsoon touched down on Maharashtra on Friday morning and will reach Mumbai on Saturday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said while warning of heavy rainfall in the city. Mumbai however, woke up to dry conditions on Friday, as against the Thursday’s moderate thundershowers.
Congress’ K N Rajanna made the remark about Siddaramaiah in the Karnataka assembly. His statement was supported by another Congress MLA Narendra Swamy and few others endorsed it by thumping the desk. read more