According to party sources, the target of enrolling 60 lakh new members - set by the central leadership - when the countrywide membership drive began on July 6 was met in August.
IN an incident of police high-handedness, the sub-inspector (SI) of Atmakur police station in Yadadri district allegedly assaulted a youngster during a Durga idol procession on Wednesday.
In order to ensure a smooth flow of Ganesh immersion processions on September 12, the Hyderabad traffic police have imposed traffic restrictions throughout the procession route.
The officials did not cite any reasons for reimposing restrictions but it is believed that the step was taken to prevent Muharram processions.
Tazia is a replica of the tomb of Hazrat Imam Hussain Ali, the martyred grandson of Prophet Muhammad, that is taken out by Muslim devotees in processions.
The MLA's father wanted to organise a 'bhandara' on the Muharrum procession route, which was banned by the administration.
Expert swimmers and fire services personnel rushed to the spot and undertook rescue operations and retrieved the bodies late in the night.
Khayyam's mortal remains have been kept at his Juhu home to enable people pay their last respects to the legendary composer.
Earlier this week, the picture of a 70-year-old bony elephant, Tikiri, decked up to participate in one of Sri Lanka’s grandest Buddhist parades, surfaced online.
He said the Vijay Rupani government in the state was a "mute spectator" while Dalits were facing discrimination.
According to the Dalits in the village, they were denied milk and other necessary grocery items from the market under the influence of the boycott.
The groom's family had decided to seek police protection after some non-Dalit residents objected to their plan to take out the procession through the village.
The 7-kilometre procession brings the public into close proximity with the 66-year-old monarch for the first time, two years after he ascended the throne in an increasingly assertive reign.
In the afternoon, Vajiralongkorn will emerge from the palace as soldiers in conical red hats carrying tiered umbrellas and royal standards flank the hourslong procession.
The city traffic police have regulated the movement of vehicles on Monday in view of the Infant Jesus shrine car procession.