Mizoram gets its first Lokayukta chairman

Retired IAS officer C. Lalsawta was sworn in as the first Chairman of the newly constituted Lokayukta in Mizoram on Monday, officials said. He was sworn in at the Raj Bhavan here, they said. Governor Jagdish Mukhi administered the oath of office to Mr. Lalsawta, an official said. Chief Minister Zoramthanga, other Ministers, Assembly Speaker […]



Lalu calls the shots from hospital Notwithstanding the fodder scam conviction, opposition politics coalesces around RJD chief Amarnath Tewary Patna Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad has been in prison for over a year now after being convicted in fodder scam cases, but he continues to be the biggest electoral glue for the opposition parties […]


Niyamgiri activist Lingaraj Azad gets bail

Lingaraj Azad, convener of Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti (NSS), who was arrested last week, was granted bail by a local court in Kalahandi district on Monday. “We are happy that Mr. Azad, who was arrested on flimsy grounds, will be released from jail,” said activist Prafulla Samantara, who met Governor Ganeshi Lal here to seek his […]


30 students fall ill; food poisoning suspected

Six girls of Kittur Rani Chennamma Residential School at H.K. Veerannagowda Nagara in Maddur, were admitted to hospital late on Sunday with symptoms of suspected food poisoning. Chicken curry and rice were served to the girls for dinner. As many as 30 girls, after consuming the meals, developed vomiting and nausea. While 24 were treated […]


Match-fixing a bigger crime than murder, says Dhoni

“The biggest crime I can commit is not a murder, it is match-fixing,” Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said in a soon-to-be released documentary that focuses on Chennai Super Kings’ fairytale IPL comeback in 2018 after a two-year suspension for spot-fixing. Dhoni led the Chennai franchise to its third IPL title, making it a dream return […]