VP Naidu Tells Youth- ‘ Makar Sankranti, a Day of Thanksgiving, Encourages Social Bonding ‘

New Delhi :Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on the eve of Makar Sankranti urged the youth to understand the rich and diverse traditions of Indian festivals and called for protecting, promoting and enriching “our exceptional” culture and folk art forms. Speaking after inaugurating the fourth International Kite Festival and second International Sweet Festival at Parade […]

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Stand Against Terror: India, Afghanistan, Central Asian Nations Agree to Cooperate in Countering Terror

New Delhi: India and five Central Asian countries along with Afghanistan on Sunday condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and agreed to cooperate in countering the menace which poses a threat to people across the world. This was part of a joint statement issued at the end of the first ever meeting of […]

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Shiv Sena : ‘ CBI director’s removal hasty, govt set wrong precedents ‘

New Delhi: The Shiv Sena Saturday termed the ouster of reinstated CBI Director Alok Verma, who resigned from police service Friday, as a panic reaction of the Narendra Modi government which is battling allegations over the purchase of Rafale fighter aircraft. In an editorial in the party mouthpiece “Saamana”, the Sena said the government has […]

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11 trains in Delhi delays beacuse of Heavy fog

New Delhi: The minimum temperature in Delhi settled at 7 degrees Celsius on Friday, with eleven trains running late due to fog, officials said. Humidity was recorded at 100 per cent at 8.30 am, the Met department said. According to the Railways, the Mahabodi Express between Gaya and New Delhi, Faizabad-Delhi Express and Pratapgarh-Delhi Padmavat […]

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BJP’s 2-day national council meeting begins from today

New Delhi: The Modi government’s “social justice” plank with its outreach to Dalits, backward classes and general category is likely to be a key theme at the BJP’s two-day national council meeting starting Friday afternoon, as the party looks to set the tone for its Lok Sabha poll campaign BJP president Amit Shah will inaugurate […]

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High-Powered Committee Led by Prime Minister Meets Again to Decide CBI Chief Alok Verma’s Fate

New Delhi: A high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting for the second time within 24 hours on Thursday to decide the fate of CBI Director Alok Verma, who was reinstated by a Supreme Court order after he was sent on forced leave by the government. The panel’s meet held Wednesday had […]

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General Bipin Rawat on LGBTQ: ‘ Indian Army is Conservative, Cannot Allow Gays in the Force ‘

New Delhi: In comments that are likely to stir a controversy, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat on Thursday said the force was conservative and could not allow gays or adultery. Homosexuality was decriminalised by the Supreme Court last year, but the Army chief insisted “hum logon ke yahan nahi chalega (all this won’t work here). […]

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Arun jaitley on Bharat Bandh : ‘ Trade Unions Protesting on Non-Existent Issues ‘

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday accused the Left-affiliated trade unions of manufacturing a protest on non-existent issues, saying the NDA government has taken a host of decisions for the welfare of workers. His statement comes on the second day of the ‘Bharat Bandh’ organized by ten central trade unions to protest against the […]

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PM Launches Rs.100 Coin in memory of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday released a commemorative coin worth Rs 100 in memory of iconic BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Senior BJP leaders, including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, BJP Chief Amit Shah, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Vajpayee’s contemporary LK Advani were also present at the event to release a […]

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Gujarat government told to install Statue of Unity replicas in schools and Colleges

GUJRAT: District collectors and municipal commissioners across Gujarat has been directed by the Gujarat government to install replicas of the Statue of Unity in several schools and colleges on December 15. The department of home has issued a circular making it mandatory for schools and colleges to install the replicas. The directive issued, by additional chief secretary (home) Anand […]

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