Former Afghan prez Hamid Karzai says facing ‘troubles’ with travelling abroad

Former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has said that he is facing “troubles” in travelling out of the country. In an interview with an Iranian media outlet on Wednesday, Karzai said that the former head of the Afghan High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah was also facing the same issue, according to Khaama Press. […]

PM Modi writes to Dehradun class 11 student, lauds his understanding of issues of national interest

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote a letter to Dehradun class 11 student and appreciated his art and ideas after being impressed by his understanding of the issues of national interest at a young age, informed Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on Friday. According to PMO, Anurag Ramola has been awarded the […]

Meenakshi Lekhi says Arvind Kejriwal’s claim of EC forced to delayed MCD polls ‘not gracious’

Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi on Friday said that the allegations made by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Election Commission over delay in municipal corporation elections do not seem “gracious”. Her remarks came in the wake of Kejriwal earlier in the day stating that the EC was forced to cancel MCD polls and that doing so […]

BJP’s Arvind Menon terms SP as ‘Samapt Party’ after his party’s win in UP polls

After Bhartiya Janta Party’s significant victory in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, party’s National Secretary and Uttar Pradesh co-in-charge Arvind Menon took a dig at oppositions and termed Samajwadi Party as ‘Samapt Party’ and Bahujan Samaj Party as ‘Bilkul Samapt Party’ in the state. “SP means ‘Sara Parivar’ (entire family) and […]

SC seeks Centre’s response on plea alleging unethical marketing practices by pharmaceutical companies

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to respond to a plea alleging unethical marketing practices by pharmaceutical companies in their dealings with healthcare professionals resulting in the prescription of excessive or irrational drugs and a push for high-cost or over-priced brands. A bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud issued notice to the […]

Indian Coast Guard, NDMA officials hold discussions to enhance cooperation in tackling disasters

Indian Coast Guard and National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) officials including member Rajendra Singh on Friday held discussions at the force headquarters in the national capital. The discussions were held to strengthen cooperation and coordination in tackling disasters in the maritime zone, according to NDMA officials. “Indian Coast Guard and National Disaster Management Authority […]