Central paramilitary forces stand with CRPF, decide not to celebrate Holi in wake of Pulwama attack

New Delhi, March 20: All the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), who together have more than 10 lakh soldiers, have decided to cancel their ceremonial Holi celebrations across the nation in solidarity with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in…

Mehbooba hits out at Omar, says J&K is not NC’s personal estate

Jammu, March 20: In a blistering attack at former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for dubbing emergence of new parties in Kashmir as a New Delhi ploy to divide Kashmiri mandate, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday said J&K is not a…

India may not have elections if Modi re-elected, may go China way: Ashok Gehlot

New Delhi, March 19: India may not see another election if Narendra Modi is re-elected as prime minister, Rajasthan Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot has claimed, suggesting that the country may go the way of China and…

New Goa CM Pramod Sawant seeks floor test on Wednesday

Panaji, March 19: Hours after being sworn in, Goa’s new Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said his government had sought a floor test on Wednesday to prove its strength in the Assembly. The BJP-led government claims it has the…

India’s leadership fully capable to act against terror: Doval

Gurgaon, March 19: NSA Ajit Doval said Tuesday the leadership of the country is fully capable to deal with any act of terror and against those who abet it. Addressing the 80th raising day of the Central Reserve Police Force…

BJP trying to turn Lok Sabha polls into ”khaki election”: Shashi Tharoor

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, March 19: The Lok Sabha polls should be fought on “perennial issues” like poverty and disease and not on a “tragedy of one moment”, says Congress leader Shashi Tharoor while accusing the BJP-led government of trying to turn the…

India on the brink of a dry eye disease epidemic, says study

CHENNAI, MARCH 19: For the first time, a large-scale, hospital-based study in India involving over 14.5 lakh patients had found the incidence (number of new cases occurring each year) of dry eye disease to be 21,000 (1.46%). At over 12,500…

Modi trying to turn whole nation into “chowkidars” after being “caught” in Rafale deal, says Rahul

Kalaburagi, March 18: Mocking the Prime Minister’s ‘chowkidar’ campaign, Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday said Narendra Modi was attempting to convert the whole country into chowkidars after being “caught” in the Rafale fighter jet deal. Attacking Modi’s “Main bhi chowkidar’…

‘New education policy ready, will come after elections’, indicates Javadekar

Jaipur, March 18: The report of the committee, headed by former ISRO chief K Kasturirangan, to draft a new National Education Policy is ready but may not be taken up at this juncture since the model code of conduct has…

On boat yatra, Priyanka Gandhi jabs PM Modi’s ‘Main bhi Chowkidaar’ campaign

Prayagraj, March 18: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday launched a scathing attack on the Narendra Modi government at the Centre accusing it of “hoodwinking” people and undermining all existing institutions in the country. Priyanka Gandhi said that…