Trump pledges to find long-term solution to gun violence

Trump pledges to find long-term solution to gun violence

Washington: President Donald Trump today pledged to find a long-term solution to increasing gun violence in America and to prevent a repeat of last week’s Florida school shooting that killed 17 people, mostly students. “We want to learn everything we can learn. Starting about two minutes after this meeting, we’re going to work. This is a […]

SC allows Centre to withdraw force from Darjeeling hills

SC allows Centre to withdraw force from Darjeeling hills

New Delhi:The Supreme Court today allowed the Centre to withdraw the remaining four companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) from West Bengal’s violence hit Darjeeling area after March 8.A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra considered Attorney General K K Venugopal’s submission that the deployment of the central armed forces fell under the Central […]

Trump pushes for ban on rapid-fire gun ‘bump stocks’

Trump pushes for ban on rapid-fire gun ‘bump stocks’

Washington: Facing anger over the deadly school shooting in Florida, President Donald Trump has directed the Justice Department to consider banning bump stocks, the controversial device that turns semi-automatic rifles into fully automatic weapons capable of firing hundreds of rounds a minute. Trump yesterday said he signed a memorandum directing the Attorney General Jeff Sessions to […]

PNB fraud: Centre opposes plea for SIT probe

PNB fraud: Centre opposes plea for SIT probe

 New Delhi: The Centre today opposed in the Supreme Court a PIL seeking an independent probe and deportation of billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi in the over Rs 11,000 crore PNB fraud case, saying an FIR has been lodged and a probe was on. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and […]

Potential, policy, planning and performance key to progress: PM

Potential, policy, planning and performance key to progress: PM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said “Potential, policy, planning and performance lead to progress”. While addressing the ‘Uttar Pradesh Investors’ Summit 2018,’ Prime Minister hailed the Uttar Pradesh government’s effort of ‘One district One product’ scheme and said that this way the Yogi dispensation will give super hit performance. “Potential + Policy + Planning+ Performance leads to […]

PM an instrument of corruption, says Rahul Gandhi

PM an instrument of corruption, says Rahul Gandhi

Shillong: Congress President Rahul Gandhi here on Tuesday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi by calling him an instrument of corruption. The Congress President while addressing the media during a roadshow here said, “Modi is not against corruption, he is an instrument of corruption.” Rahul Gandhi‘s statement comes as the country is mired in several scams – Punjab National Bank scam, in which celebrated […]

SC allows Centre to withdraw force from Darjeeling hills

SC allows Centre to withdraw force from Darjeeling hills

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today allowed the Centre to withdraw the remaining four companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) from West Bengal’s violence hit Darjeeling area after March 8. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra considered Attorney General K K Venugopal’s submission that the deployment of the central armed forces fell under the […]

Sensex recovers 141 pts, snaps 3-day downtrend

Sensex recovers 141 pts, snaps 3-day downtrend

Mumbai: Snapping its three-day losing streak, the BSE Sensex today recovered by over 141 points on value-buying by domestic investors in IT, banking, FMCG and oil and gas stocks amid firming trend on Asian bourses. Also, a slide in crude oil prices boosted sentiments. However, investors appeared cautious ahead of the expiry of derivative contracts for […]

Trump pushes for ban on rapid-fire gun ‘bump stocks’

Trump pushes for ban on rapid-fire gun ‘bump stocks’

Washington:  Facing anger over the deadly school shooting in Florida, President Donald Trump has directed the Justice Department to consider banning bump stocks, the controversial device that turns semi-automatic rifles into fully automatic weapons capable of firing hundreds of rounds a minute. Trump yesterday said he signed a memorandum directing the Attorney General Jeff Sessions to […]

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