In a ceremony which will be watched closely by thousands in Kerala, a Catholic priest and a nun from the state - Father Chavara Elias Kuriakose and Sister Euphrasia - will be conferred sainthood by Pope Francis at Vatican on Sunday.
Cash-strapped Air India has expressed its inability to upgrade seats of Members of Parliament or MPs to business class or carry their extra baggage for free, especially in flights which have all upper class seats booked by paid passengers.
Two weeks after the botched sterilisation deaths in Chhattisgarh, a drug sample report has confirmed the use of sub-standard medicines and the presence of zinc phosphide used as rat poison in the Ciprocin-500 tablets allegedly given to the victims in the tragedy.
Lawmakers of the Trinamool Congress or TMC will not attend the all-party meeting on Sunday convened by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu, ahead of the beginning of the crucial Winter Session of Parliament on Monday.
Written by Alok Pandey |
Sunday November 23, 2014, Ranchi
With just a couple of days away for the first phase of polling to begin in Jharkhand, the Association for Democratic Reforms has released a survey according to which 92 of 200 candidates in the first phase face criminal charges.
BJP leader and Maharashtra PWD minister Chandrakant Patil today said that estranged ally Shiv Sena "will be accommodated" in the Cabinet expansion before the Winter Session of the Assembly starts on December 8.
Trinamool Congress lawmakers will not attend the all-party meeting on Sunday convened by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu, ahead of the beginning of the crucial Winter Session of Parliament.
Over 65 per cent turnout was today recorded in Rajasthan civic elections, as voting passed off peacefully barring minor clashes including in Bikaner where a BJP candidate was taken ill after he was allegedly forced to drink thinner by rivals at a polling booth.
A court in Kolkata today rejected the interim bail plea of Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Srinjoy Bose, arrested by CBI in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam case, and remanded him to four-day police custody.