Kamal Haasan Said : ‘ India’s first terrorist was Hindu ‘

New Delhi :Makkal Needhi Maiyam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan has stoked a possible controversy, saying free India’s first “terrorist was a Hindu,” referring to Nathuram Godse who killed Mahatma Gandhi. Addressing an election campaign here last night, the actor-politician said he was one of those “proud Indians” who desires an India with equality and where […]

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IAF chopper on PM duty makes emergency landing

New Delhi : An IAF helicopter on a mission to review the security at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally venue Wednesday developed a technical fault and made an emergency landing on the outskirts of the district here, police said. All persons onboard the chopper were safe. “The helicopter used for reviewing the secret security of […]

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“Only Modi can give strong government” says Amit Shah

New Delhi : BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday made a strong pitch for return of the party-led NDA government at the Centre, saying only Prime Minister Narendra Modi can give a strong government. Addressing an election rally at Shamshabad near here, he also said the BJP’s manifesto released Monday was nothing but a document […]

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PM Modi Conferred With UAE’s Highest Award For Role in Strengthening Bilateral Relations

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday was conferred with United Arab Emirate’s highest award, the Zayed Medal, which is given to heads of states, presidents and kings. The award was conferred by UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. PM Modi has thanked Nahyan in a tweet and said that he accepts […]

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Vice Admiral Karambir Singh appointed as next Navy Chief

New Delhi :Vice Admiral Karambir Singh was appointed as the next chief of naval staff, succeeding Admiral Sunil Lanba who retires on May 30, the defence Ministry said Saturday. Vice Admiral Singh, who is at present serving as the Flag Officer Commanding in Chief (FOC-in-C) of the Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam, will be the […]

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Prez administers oath of office to Lokpal chief Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose

New Delhi : President Ram Nath Kovind Saturday administered the oath of office to Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as the country’s first Lokpal. The oath was administered at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, a communique issued by the President’s office said. Justice Ghose, a former Supreme Court judge, was Tuesday named the country’s first […]

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Last Respect : PM Modi pays tribute to Parrikar in Goa

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tribute to Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who died of pancreatic cancer on Sunday. After arriving in the coastal state, Modi reached the Kala Academy in Panaji where he paid his last respect to the 63-year-old senior leader. He met Parrikar’s family members and offered […]

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Gadkari holds talks with BJP, MGP leaders to select new Goa CM

New Delhi :Union minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Monday held talks here with party leaders and alliance partner Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) to select a new Goa chief minister following the death of Manohar Parrikar. The BJP-led coalition in Goa began discussions on Sunday night to find a new leader to replace […]

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Women’s Day Special : President to present Nari Shakti awards on Women’s Day

New Delhi : President Ram Nath Kovind will present the Nari Shakti Puraskar, the highest civilian honour for women in India, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on today. The awards for 2018 will be presented by the president at a special ceremony on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The Ministry of Women and Child Development […]

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Kumbh 2019 : PM Modi donated Rs 21 lakh to Kumbh Mela sanitation workers: PMO

New Delhi :Prime Minister Narendra Modi donated Rs 21 lakh from his personal savings to the corpus fund for the welfare of sanitation workers of Kumbh Mela, his office said Wednesday. The PM had felicitated sanitation workers who ensured cleanliness during the Kumbh recently by washing their feet. He also interacted with the sanitation workers, […]

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