OPS meets Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi

Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who is stationed in New Delhi, today met Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. It is to be noted that Panneerselvam also holds Finance portfolio in the State Cabinet. Continue Reading

Govt considers RTI as nuisance: Sonia

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi today slammed the Centre for passing the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 and said that the BJP-led government sees the RTI Act as a nuisance. She added that by amending the RTI Act, the Centre wants to destroy the status and independence of the Central Information Commission which was put on par with the Central Election Commission and Central Vigilance Commission. Continue Reading

Cong welcomes BJP govt’s stand for denying Trump’s statement

The Congress today welcomed the government’s reiteration of India’s ‘no third party involvement’ stand on the Kashmir issue but asked why Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ‘mum’ over US President Donald Trump’s claim that the Indian leader asked him to mediate on the matter. Continue Reading

Woes continue for Air India passengers

New Delhi: The five-hour shutdown of Air India’s check-in software, which occurred Saturday morning, is still causing its ripple effect as the airline said 137 flights will be running with a delay on Sunday. The average duration of delay —… Continue Reading

Telangana: Exam results fiasco; Committee points out errors

Hyderabad: The three-member committee of technical experts, appointed by the Telangana government following the furore over Intermediate examination results, pointed out certain lapses and suggested various measures for improvement, officials said. In its report, submitted to the government on Saturday,… Continue Reading

TikTok ban: Supreme Court sets deadline for Madras High Court

A bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, said if the Madras High Court fails to decide on the plea of TikTok app, then its ban order will stand vacated. Continue Reading

Kathak artiste Seema Mehta gets Nari Shakti Puraskar Award

Kathak artist Seema Mehta, who is also the director of Kirtilals, has been awarded with the prestigious Nari Shakti Puraskar Award 2018, the highest National award for women, for her contribution towards women’s empowerment for over 15 years. Continue Reading