PM Modi gives tight hug to emotional ISRO chief

Bengaluru, September 7: After a pep talk to scientists, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday gave a long and tight hug to an emotional ISRO chief K Sivan, who was in tears, unable to come to termsover lander Vikram’s unsuccessful…

Kashmir on agenda during President Kovind’s visit, says Swiss Govt.

NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 7: President Ram Nath Kovind will embark on a visit to Iceland, Switzerland and Slovenia from Monday during which he is expected to brief the top leadership in those countries on India’s “national concerns”, especially in view…

Resistance, without calls in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 7: Residents are resisting attempts by authorities to show some signs of normality returning to Kashmir, a month after the Centre locked the Valley down, Reuters reported on Thursday. Despite a partial relaxation, many students are boycotting classes,…

Transferred to Meghalaya, Madras HC Chief Justice V K Tahilramani resigns

New Delhi, September 7: Days after the Supreme Court Collegium declined her request for reconsideration of transfer to Meghalaya, Madras High Court Chief Justice Vijaya K Tahilramani has resigned. She tendered her resignation to President Ram Nath Kovind and sent…

Priyanka Gandhi slams govt over plans for ‘100 days celebration’

New Delhi, September 7: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday attacked the government over its plans to mark 100 days in office, saying sectors such as automobile, transport and mining will see it as a celebration of their “ruin”.…

If attacked, India will give a befitting reply: Naidu

New Delhi, September 6: India has been acting with restraint despite “grave provocations” but if attacked will give a reply the aggressor will be unable to forget, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday, in a veiled warning to…

SC to review amendments in anti-terror law

New Delhi, September 6: The Supreme Court on Friday sought Centre’s response on a public interest litigation (PIL) urging it to declare unconstitutional the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment (UAPA) Act, 2019, notified by the Centre to designate an individual as…

BJP says Ambedkar opposed Article 370, proof shows the opposite

NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 6: A quote on Article 370 that the BJP has attributed to Dalit icon BR Ambedkar in one of its propaganda videos has turned out to be misleading. The video, made for a mass connect drive on…

Chandrayaan -2 mission manifests the best of Indian talent: PM

New Delhi, September 6: Hours before moon lander ‘Vikram’ touches down on lunar south pole, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the mission manifests the best of Indian talent and spirit of tenacity. “Its success will benefit crores of…

Delhi Govt. not to give nod to prosecute Kanhaiya for sedition

NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 6: The Delhi Government has decided not to give the Delhi Police its go-ahead to prosecute former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar in a sedition case. According to Delhi Government sources, the decision…