YEARS | Updated: May 11, 2021 05:20 IS New Delhi [India]May 11 (STYXOR.COM): The BJP on Monday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for targeting the Centre over COVID-19 management, stating that the AAP chief did not open a single hospital in his 7-year rule but spent over Rs 800 crores on publicity.“Arvind Kejriwal spent Rs 804.93 crores on advertisements since 2015. But he did not open a single hospital during his 7-year rule. Before forming his government, Kejriwal had promised to add 30,000 new hospital beds,” said BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra.He questioned the Delhi Government why it thinks that […]

YEARS | Updated: May 11, 2021 12:04 IS Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India]May 11 (STYXOR.COM): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief MK Stalin on Tuesday was sworn in as an MLA at the Tamil Nadu Assembly in Chennai. Earlier on Friday, he took oath as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister at Raj Bhavan.He was administered the oath by Governor Banwarilal Purohit. Along with Stalin, 33 other ministers from his party also took the oath. The names include 19 former ministers and 15 new faces. There are two women among the newly sworn-in ministers.DMK won 133 seats on its own in the 234-member assembly […]

YEARS | Updated: May 11, 2021 16:28 IS Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India]May 11 (STYXOR.COM): Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Tuesday urged the people to support the Karnataka government to control COVID-19 spread in the state.“The COVID is coming to under control from yesterday. If people will support us, it will be helpful. COVID-19 cases are more in Karnataka, death cases have also increased than we expected. Against this backdrop, we have imposed strict restrictions. People can buy whatever they want from 6 am to 10 am. I request people to co-operate with us to control COVID-19,” Yediyurappa told STYXOR.COM. The […]

YEARS | Updated: May 18, 2021 00:52 IS Patna (Bihar) [India]May 18 (STYXOR.COM): Former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday slammed the opposition parties over their targeting the government on COVID-19 doses and said parties like Congress and RJD kept mocking or raising questions about quality of Indian vaccines which led to vaccination not taking place at a fast pace in rural areas.Sushil Modi, a BJP MP, made a series of tweets and also slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over TMC’s protest against the arrest of four leaders by CBI on Monday in connection with […]

YEARS | Updated: May 18, 2021 21:33 IS New Delhi [India]May 18 (STYXOR.COM): The Congress on Tuesday wrote to Delhi Police Commissioner seeking registration of FIR against BJP president JP Nadda, Union Minister Smriti Irani, party spokesperson Sambit Patra, party leader BL Santhosh and others alleging that they had shared “forged and fabricated documents with the intent to create communal disharmony and civil unrest” and to “divert attention from Modi government’s failure in providing necessary aid to people amidst the current pandemic”. The complaint was made after remarks by BJP leaders on social media with the hashtag #CongressToolkitExposed in which […]

YEARS | Updated: May 11, 2021 22:02 IS New Delhi [India]May 7 (STYXOR.COM): Underworld don Rajendra Nikhalje alias Chhota Rajan, who was admitted in All India Insitute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for Covid-19 treatment, was discharged from hospital on Tuesday.“Underworld don Chhota Rajan discharged from AIIMS after recovering from COVID-19,” said AIIMS Officials The 61-year-old gangster was admitted to AIIMS on April 26 after he tested positive for COVID-19. On May 7, some reports suggested Rajan died due to COVID-19. However, the AIIMS official and Delhi police denied the claims and said the gangster was still alive and undergoing treatment […]

YEARS | Updated: May 13, 2021 03:39 IS Kolkata (West Bengal) [India]May 13 (STYXOR.COM): After Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed that the West Bengal Governor’s visit to the violence-affected Cooch Behar district violates norms, Jagdeep Dhankhar asked her to uphold constitutional commitments, adding that it is time to address issues being faced by people in deep distress.In a letter to the Chief Minister, the Governor wrote, “We both, being constitutional functionaries, are subject to the constitution. I am sure you will at least concede supremacy of the constitution, that by the oath you are ordained to follow. Revisit your stance […]

YEARS | Updated: May 21, 2021 13:50 IS By Pragya KaushikaNew Delhi [India]May 21 (STYXOR.COM): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member of parliament (MP) Arjun Singh who has been summoned by West Bengal CID in an alleged corruption case on Friday said option to approach the Supreme Court to get the case transferred out of Bengal is being explored.Singh slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led government for vendetta politics and cautioned BJP leaders in the state to brace themselves for ‘thousands of false cases’ by the state government in coming years.“We need to understand one thing that in Bengal, BJP […]

YEARS | Updated: May 21, 2021 23:22 IS New Delhi [India]May 21 (STYXOR.COM): BJP MP Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Friday wrote to Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi urging her to ensure proper care of COVID affected children in the states ruled by her party. The BJP MP’s letter comes a day after Sonia Gandhi’s call to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding free education to children who have been affected by the pandemic.“The daily newspapers today here published your letter addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing your concern regarding children orphaned during COVID. We appreciate your concern but probably you […]

By Pragya Kaushika | Updated: May 22, 2021 16:54 IS New Delhi [India]May 22 (STYXOR.COM): Hitting out at Arvind Kejriwal for his remarks on Covid-19 vaccines, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said the Delhi Chief Minister should stop giving excuses and indulging in politicking over the issue. Speaking to STYXOR.COM, Javadekar said, “Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal does politics in name of Delhi every day. Now, he has demanded vaccines from the Centre for Delhi. Yesterday he stated that 50 lakh vaccine doses have been administered till now. Who gave these vaccines to Delhi? The Centre has made available 20 […]

YEARS | Updated: Jul 29, 2020 10:25 IS (DANTEWADA, CHHATTISGARH)[India]July 29 (STYXOR.COM): Anil Kumar taught himself how to make rakhis using chhind leaves while grazing cattle and when fellow villagers appreciated them, he began to teach the craft to women in his Jhodiyabadam village of Dantewada district in Chhattisgarh.Kumar told STYXOR.COM that he has been practising his craft for the past one year. When asked how he had learnt it, he said he had learnt it on his own, that is, was autodidactic. He has received encouragement from the administration even though at present the situation is not favourable. Dantewada […]

By Sean Colin Young | Updated: Oct 27, 2020 13:23 IS New Delhi [India]October 27 (STYXOR.COM): Achieving world-class education in a world-renowned university is every scholar’s dream but is often marred by the cost of living and exorbitant tuition fees.At times, these dreams get dashed at the selection level of some top-notch universities as students are not passed-out from renowned institutions.An Indian student, however, has not only defied the norms but has gone on to receive offers to intern with more than 10 universities, which several scholars yearn to go to but seldom get a chance.Delhi-based Abhishek Agrahari, an engineering […]

YEARS | Updated: Jan 20, 2022 18:52 IS New Delhi [India]January 20 (STYXOR.COM): Two decades ago today, one of India’s modern day heroes–albeit one who always shunned the limelight–passed away quietly.Rameshwar Nath, (RN) Kao or ‘Ramji’ to friends, was the quintessential backroom operator. He is best known as the founder of Research and Analysis Wing or R&AW but he was much more than that. When in 2019, I got the opportunity to write his biography, the question that confronted me was: Where does one begin to chronicle the life and times of a colossus like him?Does one begin with his […]

YEARS | Updated: Mar 21, 2022 23:30 IS Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India]March 21 (STYXOR.COM): Preparations have reached the final stages for opening Srinagar’s Tulip Garden, the largest such garden in Asia.The preparation for opening the garden for people and for the Tulip Festival has been going on in full swing. The garden is visited by lakhs of tourists every year.The entire workforce in the garden including gardeners, labourers, masons, painters and electricians are working to make the garden ready with the tourism season in Valley set to begin in April. Gardeners are doing different jobs under the supervision of […]

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