Sheila Dikshit: The affable politician who gave Delhi its modern look

New Delhi: Sheila Dikshit was one of the tallest leaders of the Congress who had the distinction of being Delhi's longest serving chief minister and gi...

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Kashmir resolution is bound to happen, no power on earth can stop it: Rajnath

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Sheila Dikshit no more, PM Modi, Sonia Gandhi pay last respects

Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit passed away following a cardiac arrest in a private hospital in the national capital, Delhi, on Saturday.

Centre not imposing Hindi in Tamil Nadu: Sitharaman

Chennai: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday (July 20) said that the Union government was not making any attempts to impose Hindi in Tamil Nadu and was trying to promote Tamil as well. Sitharaman's response to queries of reporters here came in the backdrop of state political parties protesting the conduct of recent postal department exa...

Rajnath pays tribute to soldiers killed in Kargil war, to inaugurate two bridges

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Saturday paid tributes to soldiers killed in the 1999 Kargil War at a memorial in Jammu and Kashmir's Dras sector as the nation commemorated 20 years of Operation Vijay. The defence minister, who is visiting Kargil, will also dedicate to the nation two bridges built by the Border Roads Organisation at Ujh in Kathua...

Respect Priyanka more for standing up against atrocities on villagers: Robert

New Delhi: Robert Vadra on Saturday (July 20) lauded his wife and Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for meeting family members of the Sonbhadra clash victims, saying that he respects her even more for standing up against atrocities on the villagers. Family members of the Sonbhadra clash victims on Saturday met Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi...

India in touch with Iran to secure release of Indians aboard British-flagged ship

New Delhi: India on Saturday (July 20) said it was in touch with Iran to secure the release of the Indians on board a British-flagged oil tanker seized by the Gulf country in the Strait of Hormuz. "We are ascertaining further details on the incident. Our Mission is in touch with the Government of Iran to secure the early release and repatriation of Indian ...

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18 Indians aboard British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran

London: Eighteen Indian nationals are among the 23 crew members of a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz amid fresh escalation of tensions in the Gulf, according to a media report. The Stena Impero was seized on Friday by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker was allegedly due to...

Two Governors transferred, fresh appointment in some states

New Delhi: The government on Saturday (July 20) transferred two governors and made fresh appointments in some states. Former interlocutor on Naga talks, RN Ravi has been appointed as Nagaland governor, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique. Noted lawyer and former Janata Dal MP Jagdeep Dhankhar was appointed the West Bengal governor. Madhya Prade...

Cong announces ₹10L compensation to kin of Sonbhadra victims

A four-member Parliamentary delegation of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) led by MP Derek O’Brien was detained at Varanasi airport on Saturday (July 20) while it was on its way to meet the victims of the Sonbhadra tragedy.

BJP govt wants to deport Priyanka, jungle raj prevailing in UP: Cong

New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday (July 20) alleged that the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh wants to "deport" party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra so that she cannot meet the victims of the Sonbhadra clash. The party also alleged that "jungle raj" was prevalent in the state and the government had failed to take action against the guilty. Pri...

HC issues notice to Modi on petition challenging election from Varanasi

Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court on Friday (July 19) issued a notice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a petition challenging his election from Varanasi parliamentary constituency. Justice M K Gupta fixed August 21 for hearing of the case. The petition was filed by former BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was declared Samajwadi Party candidate from V...

Death toll due floods in Assam, Bihar nears 150; over 1.15 crore affected

New Delhi: The flood situation in Bihar and northeast India showed little improvement on Friday (July 19) as over 1.15 crore people remained affected while the death toll due to flood and rain-related incidents neared 150. The southwest monsoon advanced into the remaining parts of west Rajasthan, thereby covering the entire country on Friday. Most regions ...

Daily wrap: Priyanka ‘detained’ in UP; SC Babri verdict in 9 months

Chennai: Congress eyes dharna after cops detain Priyanka, halt her Sonbhadra visit The Congress has directed all its state units to hold dharna in protest against the detention of party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Mirzapur on Friday (July 18) and for not allowing her to visit Sonbhadra, where section 144 has been imposed. Priyanka was stopped in Mi...

IIT students come up with emergency ration packets for distribution during quakes, fl...

New Delhi: Students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) have come up with "emergency ration" packets to be distributed during disaster relief operations at the time of floods and earthquakes and can also be consumed immediately or be left for microgreens to grow for later usage. The "emergency ration" packets called "Green Aid" each contain a mix o...

Bill to check ponzi schemes introduced in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: A Bill which seeks to tackle the menace of illicit deposit-taking activities in the country was introduced in Lok Sabha on Friday (July 19). The Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019 will replace the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Ordinance, 2019. The bill seeks to help tackle the menace of illicit deposit taking activities i...

Babri demolition case: SC asks special judge to deliver verdict within 9 months

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday (July 19) asked the special judge conducting trial in the politically sensitive 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case, involving BJP veterans such as L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti, to deliver the verdict within nine months from today. A bench of Justices R F Nariman and Surya Kant said the recording of evidence in ...

Congress eyes dharna after cops detain Priyanka, halt her Sonbhadra visit

The Congress has directed all its state units to hold dharna in protest against the detention of party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Mirzapur on Friday (July 18) and for not allowing her to visit Sonbhadra, where section 144 has been imposed. Priyanka was stopped in Mirzapur on her way to Sonbhadra, where a clash on Wednesday had claimed the l...

Centre, Assam seek Supreme Court’s nod for extending NRC deadline

New Delhi: The Centre and the Assam government on Friday (July 19) moved the Supreme Court seeking extension of the July 31 deadline for finalisation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The Centre told a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi that India cannot be the refugee capital of the world. The union and state government also sought sa...

India-US relationship on very sound footing: Harsh Vardhan Shringla

New York: The India-US relationship is on a very sound footing with both nations working closely to take the momentum forward and propel bilateral ties to the next level, India's Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said. The US is a major partner of India when it comes to economic development, he said. "What we are looking at is investments, te...

Pranab credits former govts for laying foundation for $5 trillion economy

Conceding that India would become a $5 trillion economy by 2024, former President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday (July 18) said that India would attain that status only because of the strong foundation left by previous governments. He further said that the founders of modern India firmly believed in a planned economy. This was in reference to Unio...

Govt may extend ongoing Parliament session to wrap up legislative business

New Delhi: The government is considering extending the ongoing session of Parliament by at least two to three days to complete its legislative business, sources said on Friday (July 19). At the BJP's parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said the session can be extended, if required. "The government is considering exte...

Pak to grant consular access to Kulbushan Jadhav: Foreign Ministry

Islamabad: Pakistan will grant consular access to Indian national Kulbushan Jadhav according to Pakistani laws, for which the modalities are being worked out, the foreign ministry has said. The ministry also said that Jadhav had been informed of his rights under the Vienna Convention on consular relations. "Pursuant to the decision of the ICJ, Commander...

IMA Ponzi Scam accused Mansoor Khan arrested, being questioned by ED

Mansoor Khan, the prime accused in the multi-crore IMA Ponzi scam, was arrested by Enforcement Directorate (ED) sleuths at New Delhi in the early hours of Friday (July 19), soon after he returned to India from Dubai. He is currently being questioned by ED, said a special investigation team which is probing the scam. Earlier, an SIT team had loc...

Daily wrap: Chandrayaan-2 to be relaunched; no VIP darshan in Tirupati

Failing heart, rising stress kill Saravana Bhavan owner Rajagopal   Doctors treating Saravana Bhavan founder P Rajagopal (72) who died at a private hospital in Chennai on Thursday (July 18), said the ‘dosa king’ was frustrated and under immense pressure, which led to his health condition deteriorate rapidly. On July 10, Rajagopal had arrived in ...

TMC MLA Sabyasachi Dutta seen with Mukul Roy quits as Bengal municipality mayor

In a twist to the Bharatiya Janata Party-All India Trinamool Congress’ battle for control over civic bodies in West Bengal, the mayor of a Bidhannagar municipal corporation, Sabyasachi Dutta resigned, weeks after he came under fire from the TMC for meeting BJP leader Mukul Roy. Dutta on Thursday (July 18) resigned from his post, accusing the sta...

Karnataka: BJP MLAs dine, sleep in House; Guv tells CM to prove majority by 1:30 PM

Bengaluru: The stormy debate in the Karnataka Vidhan Soudha on Thursday (July 18) that witnessed mud-slinging, sloganeering and repeated adjournments, culminated with Governor Vajubhai Vala giving Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy time till 1.30 pm on Friday (July 19) to prove his majority in the floor test. Even as the house adjourned for the day, BJP leader ...