Ceremonial welcome for Cambodian PM at Rashtrapati Bhawan

Ceremonial welcome for Cambodian PM at Rashtrapati Bhawan

New Delhi ): Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen was given the ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in Delhi on Saturday. This is to be followed by a wreath laying ceremony at Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial in Rajghat.Later in the day, External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj will call on the Cambodian Prime Minister. After the meeting, Hun Sen will […]

India marks 69th R-Day with grand parade

India marks 69th R-Day with grand parade

New Delhi: Marching contingents, strategic defence weaponry and colourful tableaux were on display as India celebrated its 69th Republic Day with a grand parade watched by thousands of people along with ten ASEAN leaders who attended the event as chief guests, in a historic first. Signifying India’s fast growing strategic ties with ASEAN, leaders of all […]

Nitish Kumar rejects allegations of political volte-face

Nitish Kumar rejects allegations of political volte-face

  Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today rejected opposition RJD’s allegation that he had done a political volte-face by walking out of the Grand Alliance and re-joined the BJP-led NDA. Without naming RJD or any of its leaders, Kumar, who is also the JD(U) national president, asserted that he had not turned his back on […]

4 policemen killed in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh

4 policemen killed in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Four police personnel, including two sub-inspectors, were killed and seven others injured in a gun-fight with Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district today, police said.The encounter took place in the forests of Irpanar village in Abhujmad area when a police team was out on anti- Naxal operation, Special Director General of Police (anti- Naxal operations) D […]

Fodder scam: Verdict in third case involving Lalu, today

Fodder scam: Verdict in third case involving Lalu, today

Bihar: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court is expected to pronounce verdict in another fodder scam case on Wednesday.The court through its verdict will decide the fate of 56 accused people, including Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad and former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra. The case pertained to the embezzlement of Rs 33.67 crore from Chaibasa district treasury during 1992-93.Lalu […]

Climate change, terrorism grave concerns: PM Modi at WEF

Climate change, terrorism grave concerns: PM Modi at WEF

Davos; Narendra Modi became the first Indian prime minister to address the World Economic Forum (WEF) here today during which he talked about “serious” challenges and “grave concerns” facing the world, including terrorism. Climate change and terrorism are grave concerns before the world, Modi said, while asserting that terrorism is dangerous but what is equally dangerous […]

Prez disqualifies 20 AAP MLAs, party says ‘dangerous for democracy’

Prez disqualifies 20 AAP MLAs, party says ‘dangerous for democracy’

New Delhi: In a major setback to the AAP, President Ram Nath Kovind has disqualified 20 of its MLAs in Delhi for holding offices of profit, a decision the party said showed constitutional authorities were behaving like “handmaidens of the central government”. Kovind gave his assent yesterday to the recommendation by the Election Commission (EC). The […]

EC recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs

EC recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs

New Delhi: In a blow to Delhi’s ruling Aam Admi Party, the Election Commission on Friday recommended to the President the disqualification of 20 of its MLAs for holding office of profit, setting the stage for their ouster from the Assembly In its opinion sent to President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday morning, the Election Commission […]

Sunanda Pushkar death case could be closed:Subramanian Swamy 

Sunanda Pushkar death case could be closed:Subramanian Swamy 

          New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday said there was no way that the Sunanda Pushkar death case could be closed.”If they (court) closes the FIR then they will have to go to the Patiala Court or Tis Hazari Court and the Magistrate may not accept that but I will be there to […]

CBI to probe Kerala custodial death case

CBI to probe Kerala custodial death case

Thiruvananthapuram : The Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) on Friday agreed to probe the alleged death of Kerala man Puthenveetil Sreejeev in police custody.The Kerala government has been asking for a CBI probe into the matter, a demand which was accepted by the Centre yesterday. Sreejeev’s brother, Sreejith, has been protesting to seek justice for the last 767 days outside the Secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram.”Will continue my protest […]

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