Real action will begin now: HD Kumaraswamy after winning trust vote in Karnataka Assembly

BENGALURU, May 25: Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Friday said that the Congress-Janata Dal-Secular coalition government led by him will complete its five-year term and also fulfil all the promises made to the state’s electorate. ”The real action will…

India wants peace, but Pakistan must stop sending terrorists into J&K: Army chief

PAHALGAM(J&K), May 25: The suspension of combat operations in Jammu and Kashmir can be extended further if the atmosphere of peace continues in the state, but any action by terrorists would trigger a rethink immediately, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat…

India urgently needs strict data protection law: experts

New Delhi, May 25: A stringent data protection law is urgently needed in India to address the mounting concerns over privacy of citizens as the country is moving in a big way towards digital governance, leading experts have said. The…

Last few years were golden chapter in India-Bangladesh ties: PM Modi

SANTINIKETAN (Kolkata), May 25: The last few years have been a golden chapter in India-Bangladesh relationship, during which complicated issues of land and coastal boundaries were resolved, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here today. Modi, who greeted her Bangladeshi counterpart…

Fund-starved Cong opts for crowd funding to ‘help restore democracy’

New Delhi, May 25: What could be termed as a mass outreach programme or genuine plea for help, the Congress Party on Thursday tweeted that they need “financial support” to help them “restore democracy” in India. Days after senior Congress…

Govt looking to formulate ‘long term’ solution for surging fuel prices

NEW DELHI, May 24: The government is working on a “long-term solution” to deal with volatility in global crude prices and frequent revisions in retail rates of petrol and diesel, law and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said after the…

Modi says ‘gram swaraj abhiyan’ a hit

New Delhi, May 24: Ahead of his government’s fourth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today highlighted the achievements of a programme to deliver services at the doorsteps of the rural populace, saying fruits of development have reached the poorest of…

Education not a subject for 2019 elections: Javadekar

New Delhi, May 24: Education was not a subject for politics and would not be poll plank for the 2019 elections, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said here today. “Education is not a subject for politics..it will also not be a…

Yogi mocks opposition unity, calls it a group without a meeting of hearts

LUCKNOW, May 24: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that the so-called Opposition unity will bear no fruits since there are incorrigible differences between those who have united with an aim to defeat the Narendra Modi-powered BJP. In…

Rahul Gandhi’s ‘fuel challenge’ for PM Modi: Cut petrol price or face agitation

New Delhi, May 24: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi received, and accepted, the fitness challenge extended to him by cricketer Virat Kohli, he received another one. This time it was a ‘fuel challenge’. Congress president Rahul Gandhi dared the…