Economy falling into deep abyss of recession: Priyanka

Hitting out at the Modi government, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today said the¬†economy is falling into a “deep abyss” of recession and asked when will the dispensation “open its eyes”. Continue Reading

Pondy CM asks Cong MLAs not to give political colour to Ayushman Bharat

Ticking off ruling Congress members in the assembly for attacking BJP over the Ayushman Bharat scheme, Puducherry Chief Minister leader V Narayanasamy on Tuesday asked them not to give a political colour to the initiative meant for the poor people. Continue Reading

Karnataka govt plans to open hotel, tourism centre in J-K

Weeks after the Centre scrapped special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370, the Karnataka government on Tuesday said it plans to build a hotel and tourism centre there. Continue Reading

Modi to hold talks with Putin in Russia; to attend Eastern Economic Forum

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Russia today on a two-day visit during which he will hold summit talks with President Vladimir Putin and attend the Eastern Economic Forum. His visit to the Russian Far East Region is the first by an Indian Prime Minister. Continue Reading

4 TN fishermen rescued after boat mishap, detained by Lankan Navy

Four Tamil Nadu fishermen were rescued and detained by the Sri Lankan Navy while struggling in the sea near Katchatheevu islet after their boat was destroyed on hitting a rock, a fishermen association leader said on Sunday. Continue Reading

State of economy deeply worrying: Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said the state of the economy was “deeply worrying” and urged the government to put aside “vendetta politics” and reach out to sane voices and thinking minds to steer the economy out of this “man-made crisis”. Continue Reading

Need Chidambaram’s custody to unearth conspiracy: ED to SC

Money laundering is an offence against “society and nation,” the ED told the Supreme Court today and said it needed custodial interrogation of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram to unearth the larger conspiracy in the INX Media money case under PMLA. Continue Reading