Pakistan violates ceasefire along Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri

New Delhi: Pakistan on Saturday violated ceasefire by resorting to mortar shelling and small arms firing on forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district, a defence spokesman said. The firing from across the border started in Nowshera sector at around 6.30 am, prompting strong and effective retaliation by Indian […]

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Former minister Aam Aadmi Party MLA Kapil Mishra joins BJP

New Delhi: Former minister in the Arvind Kejriwal government and disqualified MLA Kapil Mishra alongwith AAP women’s wing chief Richa Pandey joined the BJP here on Saturday. The duo was welcomed by BJP national vice president Shyam Jaju and Delhi unit president Manoj Tiwari at the party’s office on Pant Marg. “I welcome Kapil Mishra […]

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87 villages in Andhra Pradesh affected by Krishna floods

New Delhi: Tens of villages and hundreds of acres of farm land remained under a sheet of water in Krishna and Guntur districts of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday, even as the flood fury in river Krishna showed signs of abatement. After touching a maximum of 8.21 lakh cusecs in the early hours of the day, […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for Bhutan on two-day visit

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left for Bhutan on a two-day state visit to promote the “time-tested friendship” between the two countries. In his departure statement issued on Friday, the prime minister said his visit to the Himalayan nation in the beginning of the current term reflects the high importance his government […]

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China doing very poorly as a result of trade war : US President Donald Trump

New Delhi: US President Donald Trump has said that China is doing very poorly as a result of the trade war and the “longer it goes on, the stronger we get”. Asserting that the United States is “having a very good discussion” on a trade deal with China, Trump told reporters at the Morristown airport […]

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We would like to give little time: Supreme Court on plea seeking removal of restrictions on media in Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday said it will wait for sometime before passing any direction on the plea seeking removal of restrictions on the media in Jammu and Kashmir after the Centre said curbs are being lifted gradually During the hearing, the Centre told the apex court that the situation is improving in […]

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Election Commission Director General given one yr extension

New Delhi: Director General of the Election Commission Dhirendra Ojha has been given a one year extension, a government order said on Friday. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the extension in the central deputation tenure of Ojha, the DG (Media and Communications) of the Election Commission of […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi wishes Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on his 51st birthday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wished Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on his birthday and prayed for his good health and long life. “Birthday greetings to Delhi CM Shri @ArvindKejriwal. Praying for his good health and long life,” Modi tweeted. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor, who turned 51 on Friday, responded […]

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his first death anniversary

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday paid her tribute to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his first death anniversary. The Trinamool Congress chief, who had served as the railway minister in Vajpayee-led cabinet, urged people to bear in mind his principles of ‘insaniyat (humanism), jamhooriyat (democracy) and kashmiriyat (inclusive […]

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Over 6,000 people at camps in rain-hit Nilgiris: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami

New Delhi: As many as 6,910 people affected by landslides and floods in Nilgiris district have been housed in 67 relief centres and officials tasked to ensure all amenities to them, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said on Wednesday. Chairing a meet at the Secretariat here to review the relief and rehabilitation measures undertaken in Nilgiris […]

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