Nitish Kumar’s prohibition claim on shaky ground in Bihar election

Sharaab-bandi or prohibition has been one of the main poll planks for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as he seeks re-election of the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the upcoming Bihar Assembly election 2020. Nitish Kumar has claimed prohibition as one of his major achievements. However, in this video-report by thelallantop.com, a sister digital … Read more

Scientists identify 1,000 stars from where ‘aliens’ can get a good look at life on Earth

As the researchers have scrambled to search for alien life, scientists have identified more than 1,000 nearby stars that, they say, are positioned to get a good view of Earth. The study lead, Lisa Kaltenegger, has said that if the researchers (or aliens) were out there searching for life in the universe, they would see … Read more

Flipkart to buy 7.8% stake in Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail for Rs 1,500 crore

Flipkart will invest Rs 1,500 crore in Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail Limited (ABFRL) for a 7.8 per cent stake, the fashion apparel company has said in a press release. Flipkart will invest Rs 1,500 crore for a 7.8 stake in Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail (File photo) Walmart-owned Flipkart will buy 7.8 per cent … Read more

Bhopal: 16-year-old girl beats father to death for assaulting mother, dials 100 to surrender

A 16-year-old girl in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal allegedly beat her father to death as he used to get drunk and assault her mother. She then dialed 100 to surrendered to then police. The girl beat her father to death with a bat used to wash clothes and a lohangi, a stick that has two iron … Read more

IPL 2020: Cancel the biryani – Sunrisers Hyderabad poke fun at Rajasthan Royals as banter continues

IPL 2020: Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals were involved in social media banter over biryani after David Warner’s men clinched 2 crucial points in their Dubai encounter on Thursday. Cancel the biryani: SRH troll RR after 8-wicket thrashing in Dubai (Courtesy of BCCI) HIGHLIGHTS Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals were involved in banter over biryani … Read more

Asura inspired by Mongolians, not Chinese Prez Xi Jinping: Pandal clarifies after images go viral

After the images showing Chinese President Xi Jinping’s head bitten off by the lion at a Berhampore Durga Puja pandal went viral, the club authorities clarified that the Asura was not made after China’s Xi but, the Mongolians. The images showed China’s Xi Jinping as Mahisasura at a Berhampore Durga Puja pandal (Photo: Facebook/Howrah-Mail) The … Read more

Panic on board Delhi-Goa AI flight after passenger claims presence of terrorists on plane

A Delhi man sparked a terror scare onboard an Air India flight after he claimed that terrorists were present on the aircraft. The man has been arrested and probe is on. (PTI photo for representation) An Air India flight had a mid-air scare on Thursday after a passenger claimed that terrorists were present on the … Read more

UP court orders woman to pay Rs 2,000 monthly alimony to ex-husband with no income

A court in Muzaffarnagar of Uttar Pradesh has ordered a woman, who recently retired from Army, to pay monthly alimony of Rs 2,000 to her estranged husband, who is a tea seller. A court has directed a woman to pay alimony to her husband in UP (Photo for representation) A court in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar … Read more

Bihar Assembly Election Live Updates: Poll temperature set to rise as PM Modi, Rahul hit campaign trail today

The political temperature in Bihar is set to go up substantially as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi take a direct plunge in electioneering on Friday. The two leaders will address a series of rallies for their respective alliances in Bihar. Prime Minister Modi will address three rallies at Dehri-on Sone (Rohtas … Read more

12 hours on, fire fighters struggle to control Mumbai mall blaze; 3,500 evacuated from adjacent building

Close to 3,500 people were evacuated from a residential building after a fire broke out at a nearby mall in Mumbai’s Nagpada area on Thursday night. Fire broke out at City Center Mall in Mumbai Central area (Photo: India Today) Nearly 3,500 people were evacuated from a building after a fire broke out at a … Read more