India’s development cooperation does not come with any conditions: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth on Thursday jointly inaugurated the new Supreme Court building of Mauritius at Port Louis. Addressing the virtual event, the prime minister said that history has taught us that in the name of development partnerships, nations were forced into dependence partnerships. It gave rise to colonial […]

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NGT cancels its 2020 summer vacations to make up for Corona-led lockdown losses.

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday announced cancellation of its summer vacation for 2020 to make up for its working days’ losses due to the country’s 40-day lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus infection. The tribunal said during the lockdown announced by the government, as part of the measures to contain the COVID-19 spread, […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi rules out rethink on decisions on Article 370 and CAA ‘despite pressure’

Ruling out any rethink on decisions on CAA and Article 370, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that his government remains and will remain firm on the steps despite pressure from all sides. “Be it the scrapping of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir or the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the country waited for […]

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Trust to be set up for construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya: PM

The Union Cabinet has given its nod to set up a trust for the construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. Soon after the meeting of the Union Cabinet ended, Modi reached Lok Sabha to make a statement in this regard. Just before the Question […]

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Anti-CAB stir: People defy curfew, police open fire as Assam turns war zone

Thousands of people defied curfew in Guwahati on Thursday and took to the streets, prompting police to open fire, even as protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill intensified in Assam. Police said they had to open fire in Lalung Gaon area in Guwahati after stones were hurled by protestors. The agitators claimed that at […]

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Elgar Parishad case: Sudha Bhardwaj moves BHC to seek bail

Human rights activist and lawyer Sudha Bhardwaj, arrested in connection with the Elgar Parishad case, has moved the Bombay High Court to seek bail. The plea was taken up for hearing on Wednesday by Justice N W Sambre. Bhardwaj, through her lawyer Yug Chaudhary, challenged the decision of a Pune court that had rejected her […]

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Cong doesn’t want resolution of Ram temple issue: Modi

Taking on the Congress over the Ram temple issue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the opposition party was trying to impede the judicial process for resolution of the matter. He also asked BJP workers to remind the masses about the Congress’ stand on the issue. In his concluding address at the BJP national […]

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Defamation complaint filed against Shashi Tharoor in Delhi court

New Delhi: A criminal defamation complaint has been filed against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor before a court here for his alleged “scorpion” remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In his complaint, Delhi BJP leader Rajeev Babbar said his religious sentiments were hurt. “I am a devotee of Lord Shiva… However, the accused (Tharoor) completely disregarded the […]

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PM Narendra Modi announces national award in Netaji’s name for disaster relief workers

A national award in the name of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose will be given every year to police personnel who do excellent work in rescue and relief operations during any kind of disaster, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Sunday.The announcement came on the 75th anniversary of Bose’s declaration of the formation of India’s first independent […]

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High Court asks: Is IAF protecting its land on Yamuna banks from sand mining

The Delhi High Court today asked the Centre whether the Indian Air Force (IAF) was protecting its land on the banks of the Yamuna, where the Tilpat station of Western Air Command is located, from illegal sand mining. The query was posed by a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari […]

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