According to the breaking news of the day, the one of the main accused of the 2001 Parliament attack, Afzal Guru was hanged till death on Saturday morning.
Officials from Tihar jail had said that Afzal Guru walked to the gallows in a peaceful and composed frame of mind. Read more
It was really a great moment for cricketer Yuvraj Singh, as he was honoured with the Arjun Award at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday. Yuvraj Singh was the only cricketer to receive this award among the 25 sportspersons.
Further, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratan award was given to Vijay Kumar, the shooter, and Yogeshwar Dutt, the wrestler, both of who won medals at the London Olympics 2012. Read more
Prez poll: Mamata, Mulayam rejects Sonia Gandhi’s President choices
With a twist, the race for President post entering in Rashtrapati Bhavan turned much complicated as on Wednesday Congress’s allies, TMC and SP, openly declare a joint refusal of Mukerjee and Hamid Ansari as the Presidential candidate.
Coming with name of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s candidature, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav have also shown their interest in name of former president APJ Abdul Kalam and former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee. Read more