Padma Shri for man who cremated over 25,000 unclaimed bodies

New Delhi, January 26: A man who cremated over 25,000 unclaimed bodies is among those set to receive Padma Shri from President Ram Nath Kovind, according to news agency PTI. Mohammed Sharif from Faizabad lost his son 27 years ago.…

India sets up 24×7 helpline for coronavirus as toll shoots up in China

New Delhi, january 26: The government has set up a round-the-clock helpline to attend to queries about the novel coronavirus (nCoV) as number of fatalities and infected people rose across the world. “If you seek any help, you may call…

Fresh FIRs against ex-JNU student for ‘cut off Assam’ comment

New Delhi, January 26:Three fresh cases have been filed against JNU student Sharjeel Imam for a speech he made against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act at Aligarh Muslim University on January 16. Imam, who was previously one of the organisers of…

Congress questions Adnan Sami’s Padma Shri

New Delhi, January 26: The Congress on Sunday hit out at the Modi government over bestowing the Padma Shri on singer-musician Adnan Sami and asked why Kargil War veteran Mohmmad Sannaullah was declared a foreigner through the NRC for Assam,…

Congress gifts a copy of Constitution to PM Modi

New Delhi, January 26: As nation celebrated the 71st Republic Day, the Congress on Sunday decided to send PM Modi a copy of the Constitution. Taking a swipe at the PM, the grand old party also urged Modi to take…

Protests boost Tricolour sales four-fold

Hyderabad, January 25: The protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) have led to a boom in the sales of the Tricolour. Dealers said that sales have nearly quadrupled compared to last year.…

Brazilian Prez given ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan

NEW DELHI, JANUARY 25: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who is in India on a 4-day visit to attend the Republic Day event as chief guest, was given a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi. At the event, Bolsonaro…

Judicial system has failed us: Margaret Alva on Citizenship Amendment Act

Jaipur, January 25: Senior Congress leader Margaret Alva on Saturday said the Citizenship (Amendment) Act “negates” constitutional guarantees and rights given to all Indians and that the judicial system which is supposed to be the protector and the interpreter of…

India faces first fall in direct taxes in at least two decades: Report

MUMBAI, JANUARY 25: India’s corporate and income tax collection for the current year is likely to fall for the first time in at least 2 decades, over half a dozen senior tax officials told Reuters, amid a sharp fall in…

Pakistani, Bangladeshi Muslims should be ‘thrown out’ from country: Shiv Sena

Mumbai, January 25: The Shiv Sena has said that Pakistani and Bangladeshi Muslims who have entered the country should be thrown out and “there is no doubt about it”. The party made the statement in the wake of Maharashtra Navnirman…