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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Home Minister Amit Shah to make statement in Parliament

New Delhi: Home Minister Amit Shah will make a statement in Parliament on Monday, amidst speculation that it could be on Jammu and Kashmir. A home ministry spokesperson said said Shah will speak in Rajya Sabha at 11 am and in Lok Sabha at noon. Earlier, the Union Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, […]

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National Conference takes strong exception to Jammu and Kashmir Governor’s statement

New Delhi: The National Conference on Tuesday strongly condemned Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik’s statement, asking militants to target the corrupt and said the remarks are unconstitutional and cast a shadow on the credibility, independence and neutrality of the high office of the governor. In a joint statement, over 30 NC leaders said […]

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US Presidents Donald Trump administration decides not to include citizenship question in 2020 Census

New Delhi: The Trump administration has dropped a controversial plan to add a question about citizenship status on the 2020 census, marking a major victory for civil rights groups who argued that such a move would deter immigrants from taking part in the once-a-decade population count. The Trump administration’s decision comes just days after the […]

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Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Mayawati expresses concern over high unemployment rate in the country.

New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati Thursday expressed concern over the high unemployment rate in the country. In a statement issued here, she said, “The Union Labour Ministry, in its data released after the Lok Sabha election, has confirmed that joblessness in the country was 6.1 per cent of total labour force, highest […]

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