AAP leader Saurabh Bharadwaj backs Bihar CM Nitish, questions Centre’s intention on Brijbhushan Singh

Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attack on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over his derogatory remarks against women in relation to population control, Aam Aadmi Party leader Saurabh Bharadwaj backed Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and said that sometimes the choice of words is wrong but his (Nitish) intentions were not wrong. “If […]

PFI case: Special Court takes cognizance on ED chargesheet against Kasim Syed Mohd Ibrahim, two others

 The Special Court of Delhi on Thursday took cognizance of the supplementary chargesheet (prosecution complaint) filed against Kasim Syed Mohd Ibrahim, Secretary of Tamil Nadu Development Foundation Trust (TNDFT) and M Mohammed Ismail, Managing Trustee, in a money laundering case related to the banned outfit Popular Front of India (PFI). The Additional Sessions […]

India-Nepal border forces’ talks conclude with commitment to bolster bilateral security efforts

A three-day 7th annual coordination meeting between Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and Nepal’s Armed Police Force (APF) concluded on Thursday with a strong commitment to bolster bilateral security efforts. Both sides unanimously resolved to implement additional measures to strengthen coordination and collaboration between the two border guarding forces, said the […]

UPSRTC workers to receive incentives for continuous services during Diwali, Chhath festivals

In view of the upcoming Diwali and Chhath festivals, the Uttar Ptadesh Government has decided to run additional buses in the state between November 10 and November 20. During this period, the government has announced an incentive amount for the workers, including bus drivers and conductors, of the Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport […]

“It’s a shameful statement,” says Union Minister Sitharaman on Bihar CM Nitish Kumar’s remark

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has slammed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over his bizarre remarks on population control in the assembly saying it is a shameful statement. Sitharaman made the remark while addressing media persons in the state capital Bhopal on Thursday. She has arrived here in view of campaigning for the […]

SC gives 5 weeks’ protection against NBW to Randeep Surjewala

The Supreme Court on Thursday granted five weeks’ protection against Non Bailable Warrant (NBW) to National Spokesperson of Congress Randeep Surjewala in a 23-year-old case of violent protest in the divisional commissioner’s court and office compound in Varanasi. A bench of Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and Justices JB Pardiwala and […]

Measures being taken to contain stubble burning, says Punjab Advocate General after SC rebuke

Following the Supreme Court’s direction to stop stubble burning by farmers in northern states of Punjab, Haryana and Western Uttar Pradesh, Punjab Advocate General Gurminder Singh said that a host of measures have been taken to address the problem. “While filing the affidavit on behalf of Punjab, we said that 30,000 to 40,000 […]

“Unethical conduct by Mahua Moitra; MP’s login accessed 47 times from UAE:” Ethics Committee in draft report

The Lok Sabha Ethics Committee, in its draft report, accused Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra of being involved in ‘unethical conduct’ and sharing her ID login and password with unauthorised persons, sources said on Thursday. According to the sources, Opposition MPs have given dissent notes on the draft. “One common ground for […]

Rahul Gandhi targets government over ‘unemployment’, accuses PM Modi of speaking in different tones on caste factor

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of speaking in different tones on the issue of caste and noted that caste census can be the basis to tackle unemployment in the country. Addressing a rally in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, Rahul Gandhi said Congress will make farmers, labourers and small shopkeepers the foundation of the state […]

“Congress is following British policy of divide and rule,” says BJP’s Kailash Vijayvargiya on caste census

National General Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and candidate for upcoming Madhya Pradesh assembly polls, Kailash Vijayvargiya on Thursday slammed the Congress party over caste-based census saying Congress was following the British policy of divide and rule. Vijayvargiya is in fray from Indore-1 assembly constituency in the city for the assembly polls scheduled to be held this month. […]