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Actress-politician Jayasudha’s husband allegedly commits suicide

Actress-politician Jayasudha’s husband allegedly commits suicide

Actress­ turned ­politician Jayasudha’s husband and film producer Nitin Kapoor was found dead in Mumbai Tuesday. Kapoor allegedly committed suicide by jumping off a building in Mumbai, ANI reported. Nitin Kapoor is the cousin of Bollywood actor Jeetendra. He married Jayasudha in 1985. He is …

Madrasa tutor arrested in Kannur for sexually abusing minor girls

Madrasa tutor arrested in Kannur for sexually abusing minor girls

A 27­year­old madrasa tutor at Iritty in Kannur was arrested by the police for allegedly sexually abusing four minor girls. Police said that Muhammed Rafi, a native of Tharuvana in Wayanad, has been charged with Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO). The abused …

Neighbour offers toffees to minor, rapes her

Neighbour offers toffees to minor, rapes her

A five­year­old was allegedly raped here by a neighbor on Tuesday after he lured her with toffees and took her to an isolated place, police said. The accused, Jagat, 32, has been arrested. A police officer told IANS that they were informed by some residents …

Thousands sign petition for Shashi Tharoor to be Congress’ 2019 PM

Thousands sign petition for Shashi Tharoor to be Congress’ 2019 PM

An online petition has proposed the name of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor as the United Progressive Alliance (UPA)’s prime ministerial candidate for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Tharoor is currently MP from Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala. The petition, started on online platform “change.org” by Thiruvananthapuram resident …

Manipur Governor invites BJP to form government, oath ceremony tomorrow

Manipur Governor invites BJP to form government, oath ceremony tomorrow

Manipur governor Najma Heptulla on Tuesday said that the BJP has the requisite numbers to form a government in the state. “It is more than 30 in the House of 60 members,” she said during a brief press conference at Raj Bhavan on Tuesday. Heptulla …

In Goa, BJP to stake claim to form govt, state unit wants Parrikar as CM

In Goa, BJP to stake claim to form govt, state unit wants Parrikar as CM

Defense minister Manohar Parrikar will be the next chief minister in a BJP­led government in Goa, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari announced on Sunday. “The Defense minister will resign before he takes oath as the new Goa chief minister,” Gadkari told reporters here. Earlier, Bharatiya …

BJP Says Have Numbers In Manipur, Will Meet Governor To Stake Claim

BJP Says Have Numbers In Manipur, Will Meet Governor To Stake Claim

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday said the party will meet Manipur governor Najma Heptulla to stake claim to forming the new government in the state with the support of the National People’s Party (NPP) and the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP). “We will approach …