India believes code of conduct for South China Sea should be effective, in accordance with UNCLOS: PM Modi

Calling for joint efforts to strengthen the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the Code of Conduct for the South China Sea should be effective and in accordance with UNCLOS. In his remarks at the East Asia Summit on Thursday, the Prime Minister said […]

COP28 announces largest global convening of business, philanthropy leaders around climate, nature

The COP28 Presidency will host the Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum (BPCF) on 1st and 2nd December, held concurrently with the world Leaders World Climate Action Summit. This CEO-level Forum will mobilise global business leaders and philanthropists to progress action in line with the COP28 Presidential Action Agenda to advance cross-sectoral progress around […]

INS Sumedha participates in ‘Exercise Bright Star-23’ in Egypt

 In a development highlighting India’s growing presence on the global military stage, the Indian Navy’s INS Sumedha arrived at Port Alexandria, Egypt, on September 6, to partake in ‘Exercise BRIGHT STAR-23.’ This multinational Tri-Services military exercise marks a historic occasion, with 34 countries participating, making it the largest joint military exercise ever […]

Jharkhand: Opinion divided on CM Soren’s decision to include transgenders in OBC list

 The recent announcement by Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren to include the transgender community of the state in the OBC category has been met with mixed reactions. With some welcoming the move, others including Sonal Tiwari, an advocate and transgender rights activist, have termed the decision discriminatory. According to Tiwari, the inclusion of transgender people in the OBC category should have been based […]

Pakistan flag tied to balloons found in Jammu-Kashmir’s Udhampur

 A Pakistan flag attached to a dozen white and green coloured balloons was on Thursday found in Payala Village of Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur, officials said. According to the Udhampur police, locals spotted the flag and balloons and informed police. Police have confiscated the flag and balloons, Anwar-Ul-Haq, Additional Superintendent of Police, Udhampur said. The incident took place in Payala Village […]

Government seeks public input on draft guidelines to curb deceptive online practices

The Department of Consumer Affairs, under the Government of India, has sought public comments on the Draft Guidelines for the Prevention and Regulation of Dark Patterns. These guidelines aim to address deceptive practices employed by online platforms, known as dark patterns, that are detrimental to consumer interests, read the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food […]

“INDIA alliance to take country on the path of destruction”: Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia

 Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday took a jibe at the INDIA alliance and said that it would take the country on the path of destruction. “The manner in which the INDIA Alliance is commenting on Sanatan Dharma is inappropriate and highly condemnable. They say that Sanatan Dharma should be destroyed. This is the […]

Union Minister Pralhad Joshi questions Jairam Ramesh on Parliamentary conventions

Reacting to the allegation of Congress General Secretary in-charge Communications Jairam Ramesh on the Parliament special session between September 18 and 22, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said that the summoning of parliament was the greatest boon in a democracy however, there was a lobby of compulsive contrarians who oppose the […]

‘Constitution gives respect to Sanatana Dharma’: BJP leader Ravi Shankar on Udhyanidhi’s remark

Hitting out at the Opposition leaders over Tamil Nadu Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin’s statement on ‘Sanatana Dharma’, BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said that ‘Sanatana Dharma’ has been given respect in the Constitution, no one can eradicate it. While speaking to ANI, the BJP leader said, “The Indian Constitution […]

Security checks underway in Delhi for upcoming G20 Summit

Preparations and security checks are underway in Delhi for the upcoming G20 Summit that is scheduled to be held here on September 9-10. Security checks were carried out at Raj Ghat on Thursday morning. Security personnel along with sniffer dogs conducted security checks near the Mahatma Gandhi memorial. During the two-day summit, several dignitaries are scheduled to […]

Tamil Nadu: Coast Guard rescues 9 fishermen from sea

Indian Coast Guard’s ship ‘Ayush’ rescued a distressed fishing boat along with nine crew members from 240 miles North-East of Chennai. As per the official statement, the boat suffered engine breakdown and was adrift since September 2 without any communication. However, the boat was safely to Vishakapatnam. Taking to social […]