Congress to contest all 80 seats from UP

Lucknow, January 13: A day after it was virtually left out being part of an anti-BJP alliance formed by the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party, the Congress on Sunday declared it will contest all the 80 Lok Sabha seats…

Triple talaq ordinance re-promulgated

NEW DELHI, JANUARY 13: The Government has re-promulgated the ordinance banning the practice of instant triple talaq. Under the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2019, issued on Saturday, divorcing through instant triple talaq will be illegal, void…

CBI likely to file corruption case against Alok Verma

New Delhi, January 13: Trouble seems to be brewing for Alok Verma, who was removed as CBI director by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led selection committee on Thursday, as the central probe agency may register corruption cases against him. The Central…

Government to construct 44 ‘strategically important’ roads along India-China border

NEW DELHI, JANUARY 13: The Government will construct 44 strategic roads along the border with China and over 2100 km of axial and lateral roads in Punjab and Rajasthan, abutting Pakistan, a CPWD document shows. According to an annual report…

One who will defeat Shiv Sena is yet to be born: Uddhav Thackeray

MUMBAI, January 13: Hitting out at BJP chief Amit Shah for his remarks that the party will thrash former allies if a pre-poll alliance did not materialize, Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray said on Sunday that one who will defeat…

Visit to Kartapur Gurudwara in Pakistan will be visa-free: PM Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI, January 13: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday released a commemorative coin to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh. While releasing the coin, the PM said that pilgrims will soon be able to have a visa-free…

Only 22% shareholders exit IDBI Bank following open offer by LIC

New Delhi, January 13: Only 22% of the minority shareholders of IDBI Bank exercised their option of exiting the company in the open offer floated by Life Insurance Corporation (LIC), which is taking majority stake in the debt ridden state-owned…

Opposition wants helpless government, BJP for strong dispensation, says Narendra Modi

New Delhi, January 12: Dubbing the anti-BJP grand alliance as an “failed experiment”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday the opposition parties are coming together as they want to form a ‘majboor’ (helpless) government to promote nepotism and corruption,…

Strengthen agriculture by long-term structural changes: Naidu

Mumbai, January 12: Vice-president M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called for strengthening agriculture by bringing in long-term structural changes as farming is our basic culture providing livelihood to nearly 60 per cent of our population. Agriculture has to be made…

BSP-SP to contest Lok Sabha polls on 38 seats each from Uttar Pradesh, Congress snubbed

LUCKNOW, January 12: Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will contest the Lok Sabha elections in an alliance on 38 seats each in Uttar Pradesh. For the remaining four out of the 80 seats in the state, the alliance…