Democracy is in danger: Ex-PM Manmohan Singh

New Delhi, April 29: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today sought support for the Congress and its president Rahul Gandhi, saying the democracy of the country is in danger with the Modi government consistently undermining its Constitutional institutions. Launching an…

Congress will win 2019 elections, says Rahul Gandhi at Jan Aakrosh rally

New Delhi, April 29: Congress President Rahul Gandhi launched his party’s 2019 election campaign at a public rally in the national capital on Sunday, insisting that the grand old party will return to power in the next general elections. “Congress…

Zoom Air looking to spread its wings to B’desh, Myanmar

Kolkata, April 29: Zoom Air is looking to fly to nearby international destinations like Yangon and Chittagong, from Kolkata, a top official of the airline has said. Last week, Zoom Air launched daily flights between Kolkata and Tezpur in Assam,…

Dalmia group ‘adopts’ Red Fort at Rs 5 crores per year; Congress questions government

New Delhi, April 28: A controversy has broken out over the Dalmia Bharat Limited signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ministry of Tourism for the adoption of Red Fort monument under the ‘Adopt a Heritage’ project. Slamming the move,…

Goa will be made logistics hub of India: Prabhu

Panaji, April 28: Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said here today that the government plans to turn Goa into a logistics hub of the country. “We are going to make Goa the logistics hub of the country. There…

BJP terms Akhilesh, Mayawati’s proposed Karnataka visit as ‘political tourism’

Lucknow, April 28: Taking a dig at the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party, spokesperson of the BJP’s Uttar Pradesh unit Rakesh Tripathi has termed the proposed visits of Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati to poll-bound Karnataka as “political tourism”.…

War memorial near India Gate to be completed by Independence Day

New Delhi, April 28: Brick by brick, India’s first war memorial to celebrate soldiers who have sacrificed their lives since 1947 is being built around the national capital’s India Gate. Coming up on the lawns just behind the canopy, or…

Bhaichung Bhutia launches ‘Hamro Sikkim Party’

New Delhi, April 27: Former Indian football captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Friday launched his political party “Hamro Sikkim” here. He said he “felt like an outsider” in the Trinamool Congress. The party will be based in his native state Sikkim.…

In Kathua rape-murder, SC stays trial till May 7

NEW DELHI, April 27: The Supreme Court today stayed till May 7 the trial in the Kathua gangrape and murder case, after several petitions sought shifting of the trial to Chandigarh and handing over the investigation to the CBI. A…

Centre to make sexual assault of boys under age of 12 punishable by death penalty

New Delhi, April 27: Less than a week after the Criminal Law (Amendment) ordinance, 2018 — which provides for death penalty for those convicted of raping a girl below 12 years — was promulgated, the Union women and child development…