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Money in Swiss banks: India moves to 73rd place, UK remains on top

ZURICH/NEW DELHI: India has moved up to 73rd place in terms of money parked by its citizens and companies with Swiss banks, while the UK remains on the top. India had slipped to 88th place with a 44 per cent plunge in such funds during 2016, but the latest data from the Swiss National Bank

Modi condemns Jalalabad attack, Sushma meets victims' kin

Modi condemns Jalalabad attack, Sushma meets victims’ kin

New Delhi – Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday “strongly” condemned the terror attack in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad city that killed at least 19, including many Sikhs on Sunday, and offered India’s assistance to Kabul. “We strongly condemn the terror attacks in Afghanistan yesterday. They are an attack on Afghanistan’s multicultural fabric. My thoughts are with

42 lakh senior citizens gave up railway concessions in 9 months: PM

42 lakh senior citizens gave up railway concessions in 9 months: PM

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that 42 lakh senior citizens had voluntarily given up their railway concession in the past nine months while 1.25 crore families had surrendered their gas subsidy. Modi said an environment of honesty has been fostered in the country and more and more people are coming forward

Largest-ever security cover for Amarnath Yatra this time

Largest-ever security cover for Amarnath Yatra this time

SRINAGAR: Vehicles tagged with electromagnetic chips, bike and bullet-proof SUV police convoys and scores of bulletproof bunkers have been deployed as part of the ‘biggestever’ security blanket thrown to secure pilgrims undertaking the Amarnath Yatra that begins in Jammu and Kashmir from Thursday. Over two lakh pilgrims have registered for the annual pilgrimage to the

Threat to Modi all-time high; ministers, officers won't allowed to come close

Threat to Modi all-time high; ministers, officers won’t be allowed to come close

NEW DELHI: Issuing new security guidelines to the states in the wake of an ‘all-time high’ threat to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Home Ministry has said that even ministers and officers will not be allowed to come too close to him unless cleared by the Special Protection Group (SPG). There has been an

Govt plans new city larger than Chandigarh next to Gurugram

Govt plans new city larger than Chandigarh next to Gurugram

GURUGRAM: The Haryana government is planning a new city next to Gurugram in the National Capital Region to boost the potential of the region. This new city which will be developed in a public-private partnership (PPP) model is expected to be larger than Chandigarh and will be spread across at least 50,000 hectares. The Haryana

PM Narendra Modi to visit Jaipur on July 7

Jaipur, Jun 25 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be in Jaipur on a one-day visit on July 7, officials said. State Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Rathore said the 7,000 beneficiaries of government schemes would be taken from Churu to Jaipur for the prime minister’s visit on July 7.He today reviewed the preparations in Churu

Violence cannot solve any problem: PM

Violence cannot solve any problem: PM

New Delhi, Jun 24 (PTI) Violence and cruelty can never solve a problem and it is peace and non-violence which always win, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today. Referring to Guru Nanak Dev Ji and Kabir Das, he said they worked towards social harmony and fought against casetism. He also referred to Bharatiya Jan Sangh

BJP MLA Vikram Saini says 'Hindustan' belongs to Hindus

BJP MLA Vikram Saini says ‘Hindustan’ belongs to Hindus

Once Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat asserted that anyone living the country of India is a Hindu, now BJP MLA Vikram Saini also continue the row as he said the Hindustan belongs to Hindus. According to the sources Vikram Saini said, “Kuch nalayak netao ne in lambi dadhi valo ko yahan rok kar