Jet Airways passengers suffer nasal bleeding as crew fails to control cabin pressure

New Delhi, September 20: Several passengers on a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Jaipur suffered nose and ear bleeding Thursday after the crew “forgot” to turn on a switch that controls cabin air pressure, officials said. “During climb, the…

“Nailed her lie” on Rafale, Defence Minister must resign: Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI, September 20: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today accused Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of “lying” on Hindustan Aeronautics Limited or HAL’s capability to build Rafale aircraft and demanded her resignation. The Congress chief took to Twitter to attack Ms…

Universities asked to celebrate “Surgical Strike Day” on September 29

NEW DELHI, September 20: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Thursday directed varsities and higher educational institutions across the country to observe September 29 as “Surgical strike day”. Talk-sessions by ex-servicemen about sacrifices by the armed forces, special parades, visit…

PDP hopes PM Modi will reciprocate dialogue offer made by Imran Khan

Srinagar, September 20: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday expressed hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reciprocate the offer of talks made by his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan, saying dialogue was the only way out of the stalemate. Khan…

Probe into Rafale deal can’t be set up to satisfy ego of ‘ill-informed’ Congress leader: Govt

New Delhi, September 19: Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday rejected the Congress’ demand for a probe into the Rafale fighter jet deal, saying an inquiry cannot be set up only to satisfy the ego of an “ill-informed”…

BJP President Amit Shah terms triple talaq ordinance historic

NEW DELHI, September 19: Terming the ordinance making the practice of triple talaq or instant divorce a punishable offence as historic, BJP president Amit Shah today said it is also a matter of introspection and guilt for those political parties…

Govt treating triple talaq issue as ‘political football’: Congress

NEW DELHI, September 19: The Congress today accused the Modi government of treating the issue of instant triple talaq or instant divorce “more as a political football than a matter of justice to Muslim women”. Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala…

Congress had a woman leader, yet it did not end barbaric triple talaq: Ravi Shankar Prasad

NEW DELHI, September 19: In a veiled attack against Sonia Gandhi and Congress party, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday claimed that the party never tried to end the practice of triple talaq over vote bank politics. “It’s my…

India’s neighbours among countries to ban triple talaq

New Delhi, September 19: India’s neighbours Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are among the countries that banned the practice of instant triple talaq prevalent among Muslims for divorce. India and 22 other countries have banned the practice. In Pakistan and…

It was just a hug, and not a Rafale deal: Sidhu

Chandigarh, September 19: Asserting that his hug to Pakistan’s army chief has been blown out of proportion, Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu targeted the BJP on Wednesday saying it was just a “jaffi” (hug) and “not a Rafale deal”. The…