Not 70 lakh, but one lakh to attend Trump roadshow

Nearly one lakh people are expected to line up along the 22-km route of the roadshow of US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad on 24 February, officials said on Thursday. Continue Reading

DMK MPs meet President, submit copies of anti-CAA signature campaign

DMK MPs today met President Ram Nath Kovind and handed over the copies of the anti-CAA signature campaign that the party conducted in Tamilnadu. The team comprising of MPs T R Baalu, Kanimozhi and Vaiko met the President. Continue Reading

Modi pays tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji on his 390th birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his 390th birth anniversary, saying his life continues to inspire millions.” Continue Reading

Kejriwal calls meeting with top officers

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called a meeting of top officers tomorrow to discuss the implementation of ‘ten guarantees’ including uninterrupted power supply, garbage-free Delhi and basic facilities for unauthorised colonies, sources said. Continue Reading

Moving towards gas-based economy

The devastating Australian bushfires have re-ignited fierce debates around pyro-geographies and carbon emissions. And, rightfully so. None of us will be immune to the grave effects of climate change should there even be a moderate increase of 0.3 to 1.7 °C in global surface temperatures. Our stakes are collective, so efforts have to be collective albeit contextual. Continue Reading

Separate theatre command for J&K: General Rawat

India is looking at setting up a separate theatre command for Jammu and Kashmir, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat said today. Continue Reading

SC refuses to accept Vodafone’s proposal

The Supreme Court today refused to accept telecom firm Vodafone’s proposal to pay Rs 2,500 crore by today and Rs 1,000 crore by Friday against adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues and that no coercive action be taken against it. Continue Reading

Women officers in army: SC gives 3 months to Centre

The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to grant permanent commission to all women officers in the Army within three months and said there will not be any absolute bar on giving them command postings. Continue Reading

NDA government working to boost rural economy: Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind today said the NDA government is taking several steps to strengthen the rural economy and it has announced to spend Rs 25 lakh crore on the agriculture sector across the country. Continue Reading