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India ranks 133 in World Happiness Report

India ranks 133 in World Happiness Report

LONDON: India continues to lag behind most of its neighbours, including Pakistan and Bangladesh, ranking 133 in the latest World Happiness Report released by the UN. The report ranked Finland as the happiest country, closely followed by Norway and Denmark. Burundi was listed as the least happy country. According to the report produced by the United

Nine additions likely to Cabinet on April 2

Nine additions likely to Punjab Cabinet on April 2

Chandigarh – The defeat of BJP in the Parliamentary by-polls in Uttar Pradesh has seemingly paved the way for Cabinet expansion in Punjab. According to sources in the central Congress office in Delhi, the expansion will take place in the first week of April, most likely on April 2. After the exchange of lists of names,

Rahul Gandhi Sukma IED blast tragic

Rahul Gandhi terms Sukma IED blast as ‘ tragic’

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday termed the blast attack which claimed nine Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) lives in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district as “tragic” and blamed “flawed policies” of the government for the incident.Nine personnel of the 212 Battalion of the CRPF were killed and two were severely injured in the powerful improvised explosive

Rahul Gandhi accuses Jaitley of being silent on PNB scam

Rahul Gandhi accuses Jaitley of being silent on PNB scam

Rahul Gandhi accuses Jaitley of being silent on PNB scam. Congress party president Rahul Gandhi on Monday alleged that Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is silent on the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud to save her daughter, whose law firm, according to a media report, had a brief retainership with Mehul Choksi-owned Geetanjali Gems. Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi assassination Swamy supari killing

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Swamy suspects ‘supari killing’, demands probe

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday claimed that the act of Congress Party President Rahul Gandhi forgiving the killers of his father, Rajiv Gandhi, raised suspicion of “supari killing” or a plotted murder for financial gains.Speaking to ANI, Swamy urged that a probe be conducted into the death of the former Prime Minister. “The reason given by the

Demonetisation should have been thrown in the dustbin, says Rahul

Demonetisation should have been thrown in the dustbin, says Rahul

SINGAPORE: Congress president Rahul Gandhi said on Saturday that demonetisation was “not a good” initiative and if he were the prime minister he would have thrown the proposal in the “dustbin”. Gandhi is on a five day trip to the Southeast Asian countries. He began the Malaysia leg of his visit on Saturday and interacted

Harsimrat urges PM to take up turban issue with French Prez

Chandigarh – Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up the issue of humiliation being meted out to the Sikh community in France by asking its members to remove their turbans for all official identification with French President Emmanuel Macron during his ongoing India visit.The Union

Delhi sealing issue: Kejriwal writes to PM, Rahul Gandhi ask to issue law

Delhi sealing issue: Kejriwal writes to PM, Rahul Gandhi ask to issue law. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday asking for a law to be made in regard to the ongoing sealing drive against the commercial establishments in the national capital. Kejriwal also

CBI registers fresh Rs 321 cr case against Nirav Modi

CBI registers fresh Rs 321 cr case against Nirav Modi

The CBI on Thursday said that it has registered a fresh case against diamantaire Nirav Modi for causing a loss of Rs 321 crore to Punjab National Bank (PNB) by availing different credit facilities between 2013 and 2017. According to a Central Bureau of Investigation official, the case was registered after the bureau received a fresh

Mahatma's original letter on Jesus Christ up for sale

Mahatma’s original letter on Jesus Christ up for sale

WASHINGTON: A letter written by Mahatma Gandhi, in which he discusses the nature of existence of Jesus Christ, is up for sale and could be purchased for US $ 50,000. The letter dated April 6, 1926 was written by Gandhi from his Sabarmati Ashram in India. Typed in faint ink and with a bold, unaffected signature,

Congress government is like British rule for Punjabis: Sukhbir

Congress government is like British rule for Punjabis: Sukhbir

Congress government is like British rule for Punjabis: Sukhbir Jalandhar – Terming Captain Amarinder Singh’s government rule being equivalent to the British rule before Independence for the people of Punjab, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president and former Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badallashed out at the ruling dispensation alleging that the CM had not even for

MPs' monthly allowances to increase by Rs 40,000

MPs’ monthly allowances to increase by Rs 40,000

MPs’ monthly allowances to increase by Rs 40,000 New Delhi – The monthly allowances of Members of Parliament (MPs) are all set to increase by Rs 40,000 per month, with the Union Cabinet today approving up to 55 per cent hike. At a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Cabinet approved the amendment to allowance

Rare signed photo of Gandhi may fetch $10,000 at auction

Rare signed photo of Gandhi may fetch $10,000 at auction

BOSTON: A signed vintage photo of Mahatma Gandhi, walking along side Madan Mohan Malaviya, is expected to fetch $10,000 at an auction in the US signed in fountain pen, ‘MK Gandhi,’ the rare photo was taken after the second session of India’s Round Table Conference in London in September 1931. Reverse of photo bears two

Congress government plans mega event on first anniversary

Congress government plans mega event on first anniversary

Congress government plans mega event on first anniversary Chandigarh – To mark the completion of its first year in office, the Amarinder Singh-led Congress government in Punjab is planning a mega event where it hopes to disburse debt relief certificates to as many as one lakh farmers from across the state, a senior official said

CM, Punjab Congress president reach Delhi to endorse Cabinet expansion

CM, Punjab Congress president reach Delhi to endorse Cabinet expansion

CM, Punjab Congress president reach Delhi to endorse Cabinet expansion Chandigarh – To endorse the list of would-be ministers in Punjab Cabinet and to made changes in the organisational structure of Congress from the party chief Rahul Gandhi, both Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Sunil Kumar Jakhar reached Delhi on

Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa calls Rahul Gandhi ‘Baccha’

Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa calls Rahul Gandhi ‘Baccha’.  B. S. Yeddyurappa on Wednesday took a jibe at Congress president Rahul Gandhi and called him a “kid.” Yeddyurappa, who is the BJP chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Karanataka assembly elections, asserted that his party would win over 150 seats. “By bringing that baccha (Rahul Gandhi) in Karnataka, we now

Now, Rotomac Pen's Rs 800 cr defaulter flees country

Now, Rotomac Pen’s Rs 800 cr defaulter flees country

Now, Rotomac Pen’s Rs 800 cr defaulter flees country New Delhi – After billionaire diamantaire Nirav Modi, another defaulter Vikram Kothari, the promoter of Rotomac Pen, has also allegedly gone abroad after swindling Rs 800 crore from various public sector banks including Allahabad Bank, Bank of India and Union Bank of India, sources said. The Kanpur-based company’s

PM should explain why PNB scam happened, says Rahul

PM should explain why PNB scam happened, says Rahul

NEW DELHI: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the PNB scam allegedly involving Nirav Modi, asking him to explain why it has happened and what steps he is taking to ensure that the banking system is safe in India. He accused the Central government of

K'taka polls

K’taka polls: Rahul Gandhi all set for election campaign

Congress president Rahul Gandhi is set to launch his four-day campaign to election-bound Karnataka today from Bellary. According to reports, Rahul chose Bellary to start the campaign for the April Assembly polls as it would have an emotional recall with the voters, given the Congress won the 2013 Assembly polls under Sonia Gandhi‘s leadership.He is expected to continue his temple visits in the

1984 anti Sikh riots victims to protest outside Sonia Gandhi’s residence

After the sting operation video went viral against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler which showed Tytler detailing his role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Victims of 1984 Sikh massacre are going to protest outside the residence of Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi. They are demanding that Tytler should be arrested and he should be expelled from