Apr 17

Congress is leaderless: CM Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the Congress party has become an issue-less and leaderless party at the national and state levels.In a press communiqué issued on Tuesday, the Chief Minister said the Congress party has neither the approach nor the idea for development of the nation. Meanwhile, BJP has a strong leadership of

RBI bids for Air India’s iconic Nariman Point tower

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has tossed its hat in the ring for the taking over of Air India’s iconic tower at Nariman Point in Mumbai.The central bank is learnt to have offered 10 years’ lease rental as advance payment, a top reliable.”The RBI wants to take the whole building and is willing to give

Yet to register as a voter?

A meeting held on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner-cum-Additional Chief Electoral Officer Mandip Singh Brar with the representatives of Resident Welfare Associations to discuss the programmes that can be initiated by them under the SVEEP programme. The meeting aimed at making sure that every person who is eligible to vote registers as a

Election Commision boycott Mayawati

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed satisfaction over the Election Commission ban Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, BSP supremo Mayawati, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan from campaigning for varying periods.”It seems you’ve got your powers back,” says the CJI, adding, no interim orders needed at this stage. On behalf

AAP LS nomination is just about to start : Gopal Rai

The AAP Tuesday said its Lok Sabha candidates would file their nominations from Thursday even as uncertainty remained over a possible alliance between the ruling party in Delhi and the Congress. Senior AAP leader Gopal Rai said the party’s west Delhi candidate Balbir Singh Jakhar would file his nomination on Thursday while Chandni Chowk candidate

Voter awareness van flagged off by district election officer: Ludhiana
Voter awareness van flagged off by district election officer: Ludhiana

Ludhiana April 16 Aiming to sensitize the residents about the importance of the right to vote and motivate them to actively participate in the ensuing Lok Sabha polls, a Voter Awareness Van was flagged off by District Election Officer Mr Pradeep Kumar Agrawal from District Administrative Complex, here today. This van has been deputed in

Surgical strike, Air strike were possible with 'ONE VOTE': Modi
Surgical strike, Air strike were possible with ‘ONE VOTE’: Modi

Amid claims of “misusing” the armed forces for electoral gain, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said the strength of “one vote” had enabled the surgical strike and air strike in Pakistan. Addressing a poll rally here in Chhattisgarh, Modi said the India of today carries out surgical and air strikes across the border and shoots

India successfully test-fires Nirbhay missile
India successfully test-fires Nirbhay missile

India on Monday successfully test-fired its first indigenously designed and developed long-range sub-sonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ from a test range in Odisha. The state-of-the-art missile, which can be deployed from multiple platforms, was test-fired at 11.44 am from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur near here, sources in Defence Research and

SC directs Madras HC to decide plea of TikTok app on Apr 24
SC refuses to stay HC order banning TikTok app

The Supreme Court Monday refused to stay the Madras High Court order that directed the Centre to ban the “Tiktok” app over concerns about access to pornographic content through it. The top court said that ban directive was just an interim order and the high court is schedule to hear the matter on April 16.

Sex on pretext of marriage is rape, rules SC

New Delhi The Supreme Court has ruled that sex on the pretext of marriage is rape and a blow to the honour of a woman.A bench of Justices L. Nageshwara Rao and M.R. Shah in their recent judgement observed that rape offends a woman’s dignity and esteem, and if for the fact the victim and

Dubai gurdwara to hold daily iftar during Ramzan
Dubai gurdwara to hold daily iftar during Ramzan

Dubai In a heart-warming gesture, the UAE’s only Sikh Gurdwara here, will host iftar for workers throughout the holy month of Ramzan, offering vegetarian meals, according to a media report. The Gurdwara in Dubai’s Jebel Ali, which has been hosting an interfaith iftar during every Ramzan in the past six years, will offer iftar meals

Jet Airways pilots appeal to SBI for funds

Mumbai Jet Airways pilots body, the National Aviator’s Guild, Monday appealed the State Bank of India (SBI) to release Rs 1,500 crore, which was proposed to be infused in the ailing carrier as part of a debt-restructuring plan last month.The airline is operating just 6-7 planes, with almost its entire fleet being grounded due to

SC to hear Sajjan Kumar's bail plea in August
SC to hear Sajjan Kumar’s bail plea in August

New Delhi The Supreme Court Monday said it would hear in the first week of August the bail application of former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, who was awarded life term by the Delhi High Court in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. The CBI told a bench of Justices S A Bobde and S A Nazeer

India to be guest of honour at Abu Dhabi book fair
India to be guest of honour at Abu Dhabi book fair

India will be the guest of honour at the 29th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair that will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital from April 24 to 30. Over 1,000 publishers from 50 countries will participate in the 29th edition of the fair, reports The Khaleej Times. The National

India successfully test fires Nirbhay missile
India successfully test fires Nirbhay missile

India successfully test fired a sub-sonic cruise missile Nirbhay off the Odisha coast on Monday. The 1,000-km range missile was fired for a shorter range from a launch pad from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Balasore district, said informed sources. Indigenously developed by the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO), the Nirbhay missile

The Hooda factor in LS elections
The Hooda factor in LS elections

Ravinder Singh Malik Chandigarh Even, the party high command and senior leaders also accepted it as he was appointed the chairman of co-ordination committee of 15 members leaving other senior party leaders in a state of disappointment. Along with this, out out 17, Hooda entertains the unflinching support of 13 legislators which clearly indicates his

NCW's notice to Azam Khan on 'khaki underwear' comment
NCW’s notice to Azam Khan on ‘underwear’ comment

The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Monday issued a notice to Samajwadi Party candidate Azam Khan for his “extremely offensive, unethical” remarks against his BJP rival and actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada.Khan, who is contesting from Uttar Pradesh’s Rampur constituency, had said at a Sunday rally that he “realised in 17 days that the underwear beneath

Voice of Indo-Americans ahead of Lok Sabha polls
Voice of Indo-Americans ahead of Lok Sabha polls

As the crucial weeks-long general elections began in India, issues like sustained economic growth, national security and protection of democratic values are among key poll priorities for the Indian diaspora across the US as it galvanizes support for various political parties. An Indian-American community group recently organised an election campaign kickoff event in upstate New

Ayushmann Khurrana 'Andhadhun' crosses Rs 200 cr mark at China box
Ayushmann Khurrana ‘Andhadhun’ crosses Rs 200 cr mark at China box

Thriller drama “Andhadhun”, directed by Sriram Raghavan, earned over Rs 200 crore at the box office in China, the makers announced Monday.The film, starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Tabu and Radhika Apte, crossed the Rs 200 crore mark within 13 days of its release in the country.It released on April 3 in China under the title “Piano

Woman raped by two youths in front of mother Muzaffarnagar
Woman raped by two youths in front of mother Muzaffarnagar

A 22-year-old woman was allegedly raped by two youths in front of her mother in a sugarcane field in Kakrauli area of the district, police said. The incident happened Sunday when the victim along with her mother had gone to buy medicines in Kakroli police station area here. A case has been registered against the