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India cancels maritime talks with Pakistan over Jhadav

By   /  April 15, 2017  /  Breaking News  /  Comments Off on India cancels maritime talks with Pakistan over Jhadav

Amid fresh tension in bilateral relationship over former navy officer Kulbhushan Jhadav’s death sentence, India launched a diplomatic onslaught by cancelling the maritime talks with Pakistan, which was scheduled to be held in early next week, reports said. A delegation led by Pakistan’s Maritime Security Agency (MSA) was to visit New Delhi during April 16-19 […]

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PM Narendra Modi launches BHIM-Aadhaar Pay app; earn Rs 10 for each referral

By   /  April 14, 2017  /  Breaking News  /  Comments Off on PM Narendra Modi launches BHIM-Aadhaar Pay app; earn Rs 10 for each referral

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched the BHIM-Aadhaar digital paymentsplatform to boost the digital payments revolution and also felicitated some of the winners of the Mega Draw. Joining the culmination of the DigiDhan Mela, Modi presented awards to the mega draw winners of Lucky Grahak Yojna and DigiDhan Vyapar Yojna. Rs 1 crore, 50 […]

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Veerappa Moily speaks against Congress’ stand on EVM

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  Breaking News  /  Comments Off on Veerappa Moily speaks against Congress’ stand on EVM

Opposing the stand of his party against the use of electronic voting machines, senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Wednesday said there is no question of going back to ballot system, reports said. “There needs to be a high power committee. There is no question of going back to the manual voting. Going back to […]

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Manohar Parrikar comes to Rajya Sabha; Congress MPs protest

By   /  March 31, 2017  /  Breaking News  /  Comments Off on Manohar Parrikar comes to Rajya Sabha; Congress MPs protest

The presence of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in the Rajya Sabha today evoked sharp reactions from Congress members who raised slogans against him and even trooped into Well of House in protest. Parrikar, who was sworn in as the Goa chief minister earlier this month, walked in during the Zero Hour when Congress member […]

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PM Modi welcomes his Malaysian counterpart, says visit will strengthen bond

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Breaking News  /  Comments Off on PM Modi welcomes his Malaysian counterpart, says visit will strengthen bond

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday welcomed his Malaysian counterpart Mohammad Najib Tun Razak, who is due to visit the country for a 5-day state tour. Razak, who took to Twitter to break the news, shared a picture of himself with Prime Minister Modi and said that he looks forward to their meeting. “I’ll be […]

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President Pranab Mukherjee hopes festivals will be harbingers of peace and friendship

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  Breaking News  /  Comments Off on President Pranab Mukherjee hopes festivals will be harbingers of peace and friendship

President of India Pranab Mukherjee, on Monday, greeted Indians on the eve of Chaitra Sukladi, Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Cheti Chand, Navreh and Sajibu Cheiraoba He said, “On the happy occasion of Chaitra Sukladi, Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Cheti Chand, Navreh and Sajibu Cheiraoba, I convey warm greetings and best wishes to all my fellow citizens. These […]

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RK Nagar by-polls: EC orders transfer of Chennai Police Commissioner

By   /  March 25, 2017  /  Breaking News  /  Comments Off on RK Nagar by-polls: EC orders transfer of Chennai Police Commissioner

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday ordered the transfer of Chennai Police Commissioner S. George ahead of the R.K. Nagar by-polls. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) had filed a petition for the Police Commissioner`s transfer to ensure free and fair polls to the R.K. Nagar assembly constituency. Karan Sinha, who was posted as […]

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Asaram rape case: Supreme Court directs UP, Haryana to provide security to witnesses

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  Breaking News  /  Comments Off on Asaram rape case: Supreme Court directs UP, Haryana to provide security to witnesses

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the governments of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to provide full protection to the witnesses in the Asaram Bapu case. An apex court bench headed by Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri and also comprising Justice Ashok Bhushan passed the interim order today after hearing the plea filed by the lawyer for […]

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AIADMK symbol row: O Panneerselvam gets ‘electric pole’, VK Sasikala allotted ‘hat’; both retain ‘Amma’ in new party names

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  Breaking News  /  Comments Off on AIADMK symbol row: O Panneerselvam gets ‘electric pole’, VK Sasikala allotted ‘hat’; both retain ‘Amma’ in new party names

The Election Commission on Thursday allotted new symbols to O Panneerselvamand VK Sasikala-led factions of Tamil Nadu’s ruling party AIADMK for contesting the upcoming bypoll in the RK Nagar constituency. Interestingly, the poll panel allowed the two sides to retain the word ‘Amma’ in their new party names. As part of the decision, O Panneerselvam-led faction […]

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath walks the talk, orders ban on cow smuggling, seeks roadmap for shutting down slaughterhouses

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  Breaking News  /  Comments Off on UP CM Yogi Adityanath walks the talk, orders ban on cow smuggling, seeks roadmap for shutting down slaughterhouses

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is in action mode. On Wednesday, the newly-inducted CM directed police officials to prepare an action plan for the closure of abattoirs in the state. Adityanath also ordered a blanket ban on smuggling of cows. The development comes only three days after a BJP government led by CM Yogi […]

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