BJP lauds Modi for pro-farmers initiatives

BJP lauds Modi for pro-farmers initiatives New Delhi: The BJP National Executive on Saturday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his initiatives to raise Minimum Support Price (MSP), Soil Health Card scheme and Fasal Bima Yojana for the welfare of farmers. “The NDA government-led by

Gunmen kill a student in Hazratbal area of Srinagar

Gunmen kill a student in Hazratbal area of Srinagar Srinagar: Unidentified gunmen shot and killed a student in Hazratbal area of Srinagar city on Saturday, police said. Gunmen fired at Ishfaq Ahmad, a stu

Kerala Minister attacks top bureaucrat

Kerala Minister attacks top bureaucrat Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Agriculture Minister V.S. Sunil Kumar on Saturday attacked a top bureaucrat for his remarks on paddy cultivation in Alappuzha district. Ku

Modi calls for more US investment in India

  New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged American investors to step up their investment in India, saying the country offers enormous investment potential. Modi made the remarks to board members of United States India Business Council (USIBC) who cal

Congress attacks Giriraj for questioning Rahul’s Kailash M...

  New Delhi: Congress on Friday assailed Union Minister Giriraj Singh for questioning the authenticity of Rahul Gandhi’s photographs of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, saying that he has been in the habit of indulging in trash talk with the sole objective to be in the news.

Disproportionate rise in vehicles vis-a-vis highways: Gadkar...

  New Delhi: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said there is a disproportionate increase in private vehicles vis-a-vis highway expansion and emphasised the need to develop a robust public transportation system. The Minister for Road Transport and Highways was s

Campaign to run down electric vehicles sad: Goyal

    New Delhi: Some companies in India are engaged in a campaign to run down electric vehicles in order to promote their hybrid cars in the country, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday, adding that it is sad that hybrid cars are bein

Section 377 Verdict: Judicial Finally Gives Right To Choose ...

What is 377 section? Is a section of the Indian Penal Code introduced in 1861 during the British rule of India? Modeled on the Buggery Act of 1533, it used to criminalize sexual activities "against the order of nature”. In a historic judgment on Sept 6, 2018, Supreme Court of India held that its application to consensual homosexual

Three killed in firing in UP’s Shahjahanpur

  Lucknow: Three persons were shot dead in a firing between two groups in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday night, police said. The incident happened at the Aawas Vikas Colony around 8:30 p.m

Traders’ stir against Walmart-Flipkart deal

  New Delhi: The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Thursday said traders from across the country are expected to participate in a strike against the Walmart-Flipkart deal on September 28. The confe

Five killed as bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand

  Dehradun: Five persons were killed and 21 others injured in Almora district of Uttarakhand on Thursday when the driver of the bus they were travelling lost control and the vehicle fell into a deep gorge, police said.

Bharat Bandh: India Demand For Equality.

As the OBC and other categories members in Madhya Pradesh have announced for a Bharat bandh in protest against the Parliament passing an amendment to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act that reversed a Supreme Court order to modify it. The supreme court has rejected March 20 judgment because of which

Now an ‘Amma Canteen’ in Agra

Now an ‘Amma Canteen’ in Agra Agra: No one in Agra shall go hungry now, say a group of young enterprising businessmen who have opened a ‘Maa ki Rasoi’ (Mother’s Kitchen) where decent lunch in hygienic condition

Delhi litterateurs bid adieu to Nicholas Idier

Delhi litterateurs bid adieu to Nicholas Idier New Delhi: Several prominent faces from Delhi’s literary circles came together at an evening of readings from French author and diplomat Nicolas Idier’s novel “Nouvelle Jeunes

Light tremors felt in J&K

Srinagar: A low intensity earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale was felt in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, disaster management official said. No casualty or damage was reported. The tremors were felt at 8.34 a.m. at a depth of five kilometres

IPS officer consumes poison, critical

IPS officer consumes poison, critical Kanpur: An Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, Surendra Das, posted as a Superintendent of Police in Kanpur city, consumed poison on Wednesday, police said. His condition is said to be “very crit

Former Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt detained

Former Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt detained Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Police on Wednesday detained for questioning former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt here in a case relating to falsely framing a lawyer in a criminal case in 1998.

Women writers come to fore in South Asia

Women writers come to fore in South Asia New Delhi: South Asian countries may be in the late league of nations joining the bandwagon of literary prizes — the likes of Booker and Pulitzer prizes are many decades old while the subcontine

Bridge partially collapses in Kolkata

Bridge partially collapses in Kolkata Kolkata: A bridge partially collapsed in South Kolkata’s Majherhat area on Tuesday, toppling some vehicles including two- and four-wheelers.  Source:

Kerala axes all functions for a year

Kerala axes all functions for a year Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government announced on Tuesday it won’t host any function that involves huge sums of money for a year and instead divert the amount for flood relief.