Who Is IAS Officer Jitendra Narain, Suspended For Allegedly Raping 21-Year-Old Girl? Wife, Children, Salary

The Centre’s Narendra Modi government on Monday suspended senior IAS officer Jitendra Narain after he was accused of raping a woman in Port Blair in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. His suspension came after Union Home Minister Amit Shah directed immediate strict action against Narain. A statement by the MHA read, ” The Ministry of Home … Read more

Congress releases new list of candidates for Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Chhattisgarh and Arunachal Pradesh

The Congress on Saturday released a new list of candidates for this year’s Lok Sabha polls for Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. Notable names in the list are Shashi Tharoor, who will contest from Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, while former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has been fielded from Arunachal West constituency. The party … Read more

Name of cyclone Vardah was suggested by Pakistan

The name of severe cyclonic storm ‘Vardah’, which at present lays over the Bay of Bengal, has been given by Pakistan. ‘Vardah’, which means ‘red rose’, is expected to hit northern Tamil Nadu and southern Andhra Pradesh by tomorrow. By the time it makes landfall, its intensity is expected to reduce considerably. Name of cyclones … Read more

All 2,376 stranded tourists evacuated from Andaman Islands

A fleet of seven ships and six helicopters evacuated all 2,376 tourists, including several foreign nationals, stranded in two islands of the Andamans due to cyclonic weather since December 5, officials said today. As the weather cleared in the morning, Navy, Coast Guard, Air Force and Union Territory (UT) administration started a joint evacuation drive … Read more