What your family did for tribals? Amit Shah asks Rahul

What your family did for tribals? Amit Shah asks Rahul

  Gadchiroli, Attacking the Congress, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday asked its leader Rahul Gandhi what four generations of his family did for adivasis during their 70-year rule in the country and stressed the region will be free of Naxalism in the next five years. Addressing a poll rally at Aheri in Gadchiroli […]

EU leaders turn focus to climate, budget issues

Brussels,  After agreeing on terms for a new Brexit deal, European Union leaders are meeting again on Friday to discuss other thorny issues, including the bloc’s budget and climate change. No decision is expected on the next long-term budget for 2021-2027, though, a topic more divisive than Brexit. Leaders need to find a compromise that […]

You have had five years, stop blaming my govt: Manmohan 

You have had five years, stop blaming my govt: Manmohan 

MUMBAI: Conceding that there were some “weaknesses” in his regime, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here on Thursday that the Narendra Modi government should stop blaming the UPA for every economic crisis, as five years was sufficient time to come up with solutions. Addressing a press conference ahead of Maharashtra elections, he was replying […]

Like ‘pickpocket’, Modi diverts attention from issues: Rahul

Like ‘pickpocket’, Modi diverts attention from issues: Rahul

Yavatmal/Wardha, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a “loudspeaker” of certain industrialists, and said his strategy was like that of a pickpocket who diverts attention to steal. On campaign trail in Vidarbha for October 21 Maharashtra assembly elections, he also targeted the Modi government for “waiving” corporate tax. Addressing a […]

People with nationalistic ideology being killed in Bengal: RSS

People with nationalistic ideology being killed in Bengal: RSS

Bhubaneswar,  The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has termed as “unfortunate” the “killing of people having faith in nationalistic ideology” in West Bengal. RSS joint general secretary Manmohan Vaidya said this in reply to a question on the Murshidabad triple murder case in neighbouring West Bengal. The organisation had claimed that the slain teacher, Bandhu Prakash […]

Rupee opens 5 paise higher at 71.38 vs USD in early trade

Rupee opens 5 paise higher at 71.38 vs USD in early trade

Mumbai,  The Indian rupee opened 5 paise higher at 71.38 against the US dollar in early trade on Thursday tracking positive opening in domestic equities and foreign fund inflows. Forex traders said rupee was trading in a narrow range as market participants remained cautious ahead of the Brexit summit scheduled later this week and on […]

Palarivattom flyover: Kerala HC seeks govt’s report on load test

Palarivattom flyover: Kerala HC seeks govt’s report on load test

KOCHI: The Kerala high court on Thursday ordered that demolition of Palarivattom flyover should not be carried out without obtaining permission from it. The court also asked the state government to inform whether it intends to conduct a load test. A division bench comprising justices AM Shaffique and TV Anil Kumar issued the order after […]

UP govt remembers farmers only in advertisements: Priyanka

UP govt remembers farmers only in advertisements: Priyanka

 New Delhi, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday attacked the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over its treatment of farmers, alleging that the Yogi Adityanath dispensation remembers them only in advertisements. Her attack on the UP government came over a media report that in separate incidents, two farmers from Mahoba and Hamirpur allegedly committed […]