PM Modi flags off Vande Bharat Express connecting Dehradun to Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday virtually flagged off the indigenously-built Vande Bharat Express that connects Dehradun with New Delhi. This is the first Vande Bharat train which has been introduced in Uttarakhand. The train has been built indigenously and is equipped with advanced safety features including the Kavach technology. […]

PM Modi represented culture, democratic values of India, brought laurels to our country: MoS Lekhi

Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three-nation visit as a success, Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi on Thursday said that the manner in which he represented India, its culture and its democratic values on the world platform bringing global admiration and respect for the country. “The manner in […]

Subramanian Swamy opposes Rahul Gandhi’s plea for fresh passport, claims it might hamper probe in National Herald case

 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday opposed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s plea for the grant of a fresh passport and said that if the former MP is allowed to travel abroad, it may hamper the probe in the National Herald case. The Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) […]

PM Modi to flag off Uttarakhand’s first Vande Bharat Express tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off Uttarakhand’s first Vande Bharat Express train on Thursday via video conferencing. Sudhir Singh, Senior Divisional Commercial Manager (DCM) of Moradabad Railway Division said the train will run between Dehradun and New Delhi. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami will also be present at the Dehradun railway station during the inaugural event of […]

CISF detains USA citizen carrying six live cartridges at Delhi’s IGI airport

 The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) detained a USA citizen carrying six live cartridges at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI), informed officials on Wednesday. The USA citizen has been identified as Gabriel Allen Coder, 20. “A 20-year-old USA Citizen namely Gabriel Allen Coder detained by CISF at Delhi IGI Airport with 6 live […]

Congress, 18 other opposition parties to boycott new Parliament building inauguration

Congress and 18 other opposition parties on Wednesday issued a joint statement to boycott the inauguration of the new Parliament building on May 28. The joint statement of the opposition parties said: “Undemocratic acts are not new to the Prime Minister, who has relentlessly hollowed out the Parliament. Opposition Members of Parliament have been […]

“India-Australia ties based on mutual trust, respect…real power is all of you”: PM Modi at community event in Sydney

Noting that bilateral ties between India and Australia were earlier seen to be defined by 3Cs- Commonwealth, Cricket and Curry, then by ‘Democracy, Diaspora and Dosti’ and later ‘Energy, Economy and Education’ emerged as a key component, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that he believes the relationship is […]

Congress leaders from Delhi, Punjab deliberate AAP’s demand for support against Centre’s ordinance

 Congress leaders from Delhi and Punjab held a meeting here in the wake of AAP seeking the support of opposition parties against the ordinance brought by the Centre on control of service in the national capital. Congress leaders Partap Singh Bajwa, Ajay Maken, Sandeep Dikshit and other leaders were present at the meeting. According to sources, the Congress leaders […]

Nepalese Sherpa guide sets world record, scales Mt Everest for 28th time

Nepali Sherpa guide Kami Rita Sherpa on Tuesday ascended Mount Everest for the 28th time setting the record for most ascents of the world’s tallest peak, beating his own record with the highest number of ascends on the world’s highest peak, according to Seven Summit Trek, the expedition organizing company. “This morning at 9:23 am Kami […]

Delhi HC reserves order on PIL against RBI allowing exchange of Rs 2,000 notes without identity proof

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved the order on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and State Bank of India (SBI) notifications, which permits the exchange of Rs 2,000 banknotes without obtaining any requisition slip and identity proof. The plea called the decision arbitrary and irrational […]