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National Cadet Corps cadres and folk artistes taking part in a procession during an EVM and VVPAT awareness programme organised by the Nalbari district administration on Saturday. – UB Photos
Chowkidar Narendra Modi, PM flaunts prefix
NEW DELHI, March 17: A day after launching the "Main Bhi Chowkidar (I am a watchman too)" campaign on social media, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday changed the title of his Twitter account to "Chowkidar Narendra Modi". ...

Trinamool terrorising my supporters: Arjun Singh
KOLKATA, March 17: New BJP joinee Arjun Singh on Sunday accused the Trinamool Congress of fomenting violence and terrorising his supporters, and claimed that despite his new avatar, workers of West Bengal's ruling party will vote for him from Barrack ...

FIIs may drive markets to fresh highs
MUMBAI, March 17: Institutional investors, responsible for most of the trading in the financial markets are betting big on Indian markets, especially, banking stocks, which may drive major indices to fresh highs ahead of the polls. ...

'Received gunman's manifesto 9 mins before attack'
WELLINGTON, March 17: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Sunday said she received the Christchurch gunman's 'manifesto' barely nine minutes before the attack. ...

Full IPL schedule likely on Monday: BCCI official
NEW DELHI, March 17: With the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) set to get underway in Chennai from March 23, the BCCI has released the schedule for only the first 17 games till April 5. The complete schedule is expected to be out on th ...

Bangladesh cricketers fly home from New Zealand
DHAKA, March 17: Players and staff of the Bangladesh cricket team which narrowly escaped terror attack on two New Zealand mosques have returned to Dhaka. ...

IPL: South Africa yet to decide on release of players
NEW DELHI, March 17: While the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to start in a week from now, there is tension brewing in South Africa as Cricket South Africa (CSA) is undecided on when they wish to release their players for the ...

Tripura's elite troopers to be deployed on poll duties in other states
AGARTALA, March 17: The elite Tripura State Rifles (TSR), which had earlier performed election duties in more than 12 states, besides at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, would be deployed in some eastern states to facilitate peaceful Lok Sab ...

BJP ally names own candidates for Tripura Lok Sabha seats
AGARTALA, March 17: In a first major setback to the year-old BJP-led coalition government in Tripura, alliance partner IPFT announced their own nominees for the state's two Lok Sabha seats. ...

LS polls: Ex-Arunachal CM Tuki to take on Rijiju
ITANAGAR, March 17: The Congress in Arunachal Pradesh has decided to field former Chief Minister Nabam Tuki against BJP leader and Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju in Arunachal West seat in the Lok Sabha elections. ...

Rahul Gandhi to campaign in Manipur, northeast next week
IMPHAL, March 17: Congress President Rahul Gandhi will kick-start the party's poll campaign in Manipur and two other northeastern states next week, party leaders said on Saturday. ...

3 Indians killed in NZ mosque attacks, some missing
HYDERABAD/THRISSUR, March 17: Two men from Telangana and a woman post-graduate student from Kerala's Thrissur were among the 49 people killed in Friday's terror attacks on two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch, while the whereabouts of at least t ...

Congress releases fourth list for Lok Sabha polls
NEW DELHI, March 17: The Congress on Saturday night released its fourth list of party candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, fielding Shashi Tharoor from Thiruvananthapuram, former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki from Arunachal West cons ...

AGP to contest 3 LS seats
NEW DELHI, March 16 - The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) sought four seats from the BJP to put up their candidates in the ensuing Lok Sabha elections, but after a modest bargaining the regional party was given three seats – Dhubri, Barpeta and Kaliabor – b ...

India ready for long haul on Azhar issue
NEW DELHI, March 16 - India will show patience with China for “as long as it takes”, but will not compromise its position on terrorism, government sources said today, days after China blocked a fresh move at the UN to designate Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) ...

Tezpur MP RP Sharma quits BJP
NEW DELHI, March 16 - In a day of hectic political activity, Tezpur MP RP Sharma has resigned from the BJP, while Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain has opted out of the Lok Sabha poll race. ...

NZ shooting suspect charged with murder
CHRISTCHURCH, March 16 - A right-wing extremist flashed a white power gesture as he faced the first of many murder charges in a New Zealand court on Saturday, while a shellshocked community dug graves for 49 mosque-goers he stands accused of slaying. ...

Mizoram Assembly urges Centre to implement UN declaration
AIZAWL, March 16 - Mizoram Assembly Friday adopted two private resolutions, one moved by an opposition member and another by a ruling party legislator. ...

SKM parts way with BJP in Sikkim
GANGTOK, March 16 - The Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) on Friday called off its nascent alliance with the BJP and decided to contest all Assembly seats and the lone Lok Sabha seat in Sikkim. ...

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