Govt initiates process for comprehensive amendments to criminal laws

The Government has initiated the process for comprehensive amendments to criminal laws in consultation with all the stakeholders, the Centre on Wednesday informed. “Amendments in criminal laws is a continuous process to make the laws in accordance with contemporary needs and aspirations of the people. The Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs, in […]

UP polls: Stopped by bad weather, Rajnath Singh addresses public meeting in Lakhimpur Kheri over phone

Ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, BJP leader and Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday addressed a public meeting over the phone after bad weather prevented him from reaching the venue in Lakhimpur Kheri. As scheduled, Singh arrived at Bareilly at 11 am and travelled to Lakhimpur Kheri and Pilibhit by […]

Amit Shah slams SP, BSP, says ‘Bua-Bhatija’ govts pushed UP to BIMARU state category

Senior BJP leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday slammed the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) governments for pushing Uttar Pradesh to the category of BIMARU states saying the “bua-bhatija governments are not good for UP”. Addressing a gathering at Atrauli, Shah said, “The elections of 2014, 2017, 2019 have […]

US, NATO ‘ignored’ Russia’s key concerns over Ukraine, says President Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said the US and NATO ‘ignored’ Moscow’s key concerns over Ukraine. Speaking at a news conference following a five-hour meeting in Moscow with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Putin said, “It is already clear — I informed the Prime Minister about this — that the fundamental Russian concerns were ignored. […]

Widespread unemployment prevalent in country: Mallikarjun Kharge slams Centre

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday slammed the Centre for not addressing the issue of unemployment. “Widespread unemployment is prevalent in the country. Youths are in distress because big factories are shutting down, investment is not coming, and the number of government jobs is shrinking,” said senior Congress leader […]

Canadian Police arrest two men for infractions during Covid-19 protests in Ottawa

Two men were arrested in the Canadian capital of Ottawa for committing minor infractions during the largely peaceful trucker-led COVID-19 demonstrations, local police said on Wednesday. “Today, the Ottawa Police Service arrested and charged Matthew Dorken, 29-year-old, of Ottawa, with Mischief under $5000. On January 29, a man caused mischief to […]