In Jharkhand, an average of 62 people were killed by elephants every year since 2009-10. As per the forest department, a total of 610 people were killed from 2009-2010 to November 2018, of which 53 people were killed from April to November 2018.
Phethai, which had weakened from a severe cyclonic storm into a cyclonic storm, made landfall near Katrenikona around 12.25 pm with a wind speed of 80 kmph, according to the Real-Time Governance Centre at the state secretariat in Vijayawada.
Protesters, including members of right-wing groups, clashed with securitymen and set their vehicles and a police post on fire in the three-hour rampage after reports of cow slaughter at Mahaw village on Sunday night
Asserting that his government was with the devotees, Vijayan said it was being targeted for trying to implement the Supreme Court order permitting entry of all women into the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala.
Hindu Aikya Vedi leader KP Sasikala, who was detained on Friday for defying prohibitory orders, reached Sabarimala temple top. She was allowed to visit the shrine after she assured she would return after ‘darshan’.Earlier in the day, a large number of BJP and RSS workers protested outside the official residence of Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan against the detention of over 70 persons at Sabarimala Temple late on Sunday night.The members of Bharatiya Janata Party and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh had gathered in front of Cliff House — Vijayan’s official residence at Nanthancode in Thiruvananthapuram.Here are the live updates:
Ghanaram Sahu, who was the vice president of the Congress state unit, is the second senior party leader to switch over to the BJP in Chhattisgarh. He resigned from the party just hours before polling for the first phase of the Chhattisgarh assembly elections 2018 and joined the BJP today
Chhattisgarh elections 2018: Both the ruling BJP and the Congress have aggressively campaigned and are hopeful of a good showing in the first phase, covering 18 of the state’s 90 assembly constituencies.
Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018: Addressing a press conference in Delhi, union minister JP Nadda said the party was issuing a list of 131 candidates including 12 women, 32 youth, 17 SC and 19 STs for the Rajasthan assembly elections 2018. While 85 sitting MLAs have been fielded, at least one minister has been dropped.
Updated on Nov 12, 2018 10:30 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Jaipur | ByHT Correspondent
On Saturday, Shah warned Vijayan not to play with the Sabarimala issue and warned that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would not mind throwing out the Kerala government if it tried to tinker with issues of faith.
Updated on Oct 29, 2018 10:07 AM IST
Indo Asian News Service, Palakkad | ByIndo Asian News Service
As many as six Indian players made entries on the score-sheet on Sunday night in a dominating show that reaffirmed their supremacy in Asia and showed that the below-par Asian Games performance was an aberration.
On Sunday night, reports from Kumthekar road, Magarpatta, Satara road, Wanowrie, Lal Bahadur Shastri road and parts of Kothrud, showed that DJs and sound systems, both in violation of a high court ruling, did make an appearance.
At least five policemen were injured in an alleged attack by the residents of Vijay Nagar on the police response vehicles that visited the area to prevent the escalation of an altercation at Bhavrao Devras Colony late Sunday night.
BJP leaders continued to speak in different voices, but seemed to agree on the point that Parrikar would continue to hold charge of the chief minister’s post while all of his 52 portfolios would be redistributed.