prayagraj- truecolumn Featured National 

Allahabad rename as Prayagraj now, UP cabinet gives approval

Stopping all the speculations of renaming the UP’s historic city Allahabad, UP Cabinet gives a final nod on Tuesday to call the city as Prayagraj now. Sidharth Nath Singh, Government spokesperson and MP from Allahabad West said that the decision was taken to promote the Indian culture with the historic name Prayagraj and also for the promotion of Kumbh Mela which is likely to be held on January 2019. He said, “I had personally taken up the matter with the governor a few months back and other people, too, had…

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odisha- Truecolumn Featured National 

Cyclone Titli: Death toll rise to 24, Relief operation on

After diverting its path from Andhra Pradesh to Odisha, Cyclone Titli is causing massive destruction in the state and the death toll has increased to 24 people by the landslide and other flood causing situations. However, due to the weakening of Cyclone Titli, the relief operations are going on with much faster pace. The Southwestern part of Odisha is going through the heavy rainfall over the last three days followed by the landslides in many parts of the state. On Friday, Fifteen people were killed due to the landslide in…

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farakka express- truecolumn Featured National 

Farakka Express Derail; Death toll rise to 9, 35 others injured

The death toll rise to nine people with 35 other injured after Farakka Express derailed on the early morning of Wednesday. The accident took place near the Harchandpur Railway Station in UP. According to the UP ADG Anand Kumar, “Two more bodies have been taken out from the derailed coaches taking the death toll to seven. Nine passengers are grievously injured. Drone cameras, long range cameras are being used”. Farakka Express travelling from Malda Town, West Bengal to New Delhi derailed at around 6.05 am in the morning. Soon after…

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migrants- truecolumn Featured National 

No point of accusing each other, North Indians not foreigners, says Mayawati for Migrants

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati urged the political parties to stop accusing each other of the violence against the migrants in Gujarat and instead take strict action against the culprit involved in the violence as north Indians are not foreigners. While addressing the crowd after the tribute to the founder of BSP founder Kanshi Ram on his death anniversary, Mayawati said, “There is no point of accusing each other. North Indians are not foreigners; they are citizens of our country. I appeal to the Gujarat government to take stringent action…

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Amrapali Group - Truecolumn Business Featured 

“Playing hide and seek”, Supreme Court sends Amrapali group directors to police custody

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the debt-ridden Amrapali Group’s Directors to surrender before the police and stop “playing hide and seek” with the apex court’s proceeding. The court said, “You are playing hide and seek. You are trying to mislead the court. You are playing with the dignity of this court and You are complying with this court’s earlier orders as far as the forensic audits are concerned”. The three directors of the Amrapali Group including Shiv Priya, Ajay Kumar and Anil Kumar Sharma are directed to submit the…

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bhilai steel plant- truecolumn Featured National 

Death toll increased to 9 with 14 other injured in Chhattisgarh’s Bhilai Steel plant explosion

The death toll has increased to 9 with 14 others injured in the explosion at the Bhilai Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh. All the injured people have been sent to the Jawaharlal Nehru Sector 9 hospital. The incident took place in the morning at around 11 am when more than 20 labourers were working on a gas pipeline which exploded and a huge blast took over the lives of 9 people. The four other injured have received more than 80% burns and are in the critical conditions. As per the sources,…

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isi spy- truecolumn National 

ISI spy arrested for leaking sensitive BrahMos Missile information

The security agencies have arrested an ISI spy for the allegations of leaking the sensitive information of BrahMos Missile from Maharashtra’s Nagpur. The secret agent was arrested after the joint operation carried out by Anti-terrorist squad of Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra. ISI Spy identified as Nishant Agarwal belongs from Uttarakhand and currently working as a system engineer in Defence Research and Development Organisation who is responsible for making Brahmos Missile fuel. The anti-terrorist squad has been searching the ISI spy for a long time but started their speedy trial from…

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opinion poll- truecolumn National 

Assembly Election 2018: Major setback for BJP, Congress likely to win, tells opinion poll

According to the recent opinion poll released, BJP will definitely have to think twice over their election strategies as according to the reports, Congress likely to win the Assembly Election 2018 mainly in Rajasthan and has a little difference in other states of Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. The opinion poll says that Congress leader Sachin Pilot is the first choice for the people of Rajasthan over the present Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. Pilot got 36% vote while Vasundhara got only 27%. However, there is a big difference between the votes…

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Kharge - National News- Truecolumn National 

Not even a dog in RSS, BJP die for country’s freedom, says Congress leader

Senior Congress leader Mallikarjuan Kharge who is known to make controversial remarks is again on the limelight for slamming RSS and BJP and saying that not even a dog in the house of both the parties had died for the country’s freedom. Kharge made the comment on the launching of the second phase of Party’s Jan sangharsh Yatra in Maharashtra’s Jalgaon district. He said that “We (Congress) gave our life for the country and made sacrifices. Indira Gandhi sacrificed her life for the unity of the country. Rajiv Gandhi gives…

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fuel price, business news Business National 

Petrol, diesel prices cut by Rs 2.50; asks states to deliver immediately

The central government today has announced to cut the prices of petrol and diesel by Rs 1.50 and ask the oil marketing companies to further drop it to Rs 1 thus benefitting the public with Rs 2.50 fall in the oil prices. Finance minister Arun Jaitley released a press conference where he announced the sudden fall in the fuel prices and blamed the continuous rise of oil prices due to the international markets. The centre further asked the respective states to reduce the value-added tax by Rs 2.50 thus making…

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