Media freedom intact under Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rule, says Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi: The media will have full freedom under the BJP rule, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar said on Monday. The senior BJP leader said he had spent several months in jail during the Emergency (1975-77), imposed by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, to uphold freedom of the press. Addressing a press […]

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Congress president Sonia Gandhi greets countrymen on Eid al-Adha

New Delhi: In her first message after assuming charge as the interim Congress president, Sonia Gandhi has greeted countrymen on Eid al-Adha and wished that it brings peace, good health and happiness to all. Wishing countrymen on the occasion, she said this auspicious festival marks the spirit of devotion to the almighty as also celebrating […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi wishes nation on Eid al-Adha

New Delhi: Greeting people on Eid al-Adha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hoped that the festival will further the spirit of peace and happiness in the society. Eid al-Adha, also called festival of sacrifice, is being celebrated on Monday. “My best wishes on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. I hope it furthers the spirit […]

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YSR Congress announces 3 candidates for Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council

New Delhi: The ruling YSR Congress on Monday announced three candidates for the by-election to the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council to fill as many seats under the assembly quota in the poll, slated for August 26. The YSRC nominated minister Mopidevi Venkata Ramana, former IPS officer Sheik Mohammad Iqbal and former MLA Challa Ramakrishna Reddy […]

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi appeals to people to donate relief material

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday appealed to the people to provide relief materials to those hit by the devastating floods in his Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency. Gandhi, currently visiting areas ravaged by floods and landslides in his constituency, posted the appeal on his Facebook page. “My Parliamentary constituency Wayanad has been devastated […]

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Time will tell if peace prevails in Jammu and Kashmir : Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Article 370

New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Thursday said only time will tell whether the Modi government’s move of scrapping of Article 370 will establish peace and bring down terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir. He was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the inauguration of the Madhya Pradesh government’s guest house […]

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee unveils former DMK supremo M Karunanidhi ‘s statue

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday unveiled a statue of former DMK supremo M Karunanidhi here on the leader’s first death anniversary. The All India Trinamool Congress top leader unveiled the statue in the presence of DMK president M K Stalin in the premises of party’s mouthpiece “Murasoli,” and paid floral tributes. […]

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Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir gave rise to terrorism: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb

New Delhi: Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir gave rise to extremism and terrorism in the country, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said, insisting that the abrogation of its provisions is the “boldest decision” taken by any government after Independence. The BJP government, with this “historic” move, has fulfilled the “long-cherished dream of […]

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai ram Thakur seeks Rs 2,000 crore grant for Mandi airport

New Delhi:┬áHimachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur on Tuesday met Finance Commission Chairman N K Singh and sought a Rs 2,000-crore special purpose grant to construct an international airport in the Mandi district. Thakur said the Airports Authority of India has completed a technical survey related to obstacle limitation surfaces at Nagchala in the Mandi […]

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