We will make sedition law even more stringent, says Rajnath Singh

GANDHIDHAM, April 13: Attacking the Congress over its poll promise of repealing the sedition law if elected to power in the Lok Sabha election, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that the BJP government would make the law…

100 years of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Prez, PM, Rahul Gandhi pay tributes to martyrs

NEW DELHI, APRIL 13: Today, April 13, 2019 marks 100 years of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, the bloodiest day in Indian history when British forces led by Brigadier General Reginald Dyer opened fire on hundreds of unarmed, innocent Indians, including…

Bad loans: 80% of write offs in decade came in last 5 years

MUMBAI, APRIL 13: With the Government stepping in time and again to bail out banks by recapitalising them with taxpayer money, banks have stepped up write-offs of loans taken by rogue borrowers. They wrote off a whopping Rs 1,56,702 crore…

Army Commanders’ Conference: Future conflicts to be planned jointly by 2 Services

NEW DELHI, APRIL 13: The Army on Friday asserted that it was committed to a peaceful security environment and would holistically address emerging threats and challenges to ensure that there was no room for terror. It was decided at the…

Row erupts over veterans’ letter to President against use of armed forces for ‘political agendas’

New Delhi, April 12: The President’s office has reportedly denied receiving any letter allegedly written by armed forces veterans to the President complaining about the manner in which politicians have been using defence personnel and their achievements for campaigning for…

Russia to honour PM Modi with its highest civilian award

New Delhi, April 12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be conferred the “Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle”, the highest civilian award of the Russian Federation, the Embassey of the Russian Federation informed. Russian President Vladimer Putin has signed the…

No records of money spent on PM’s domestic visits, says PMO

MUMBAI, APRIL 12: The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has said that it does not keep records of the expenses incurred on the domestic visits of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. City-based Right to Information (RTI) activist Anil Galgali had filed an…

99 after inception, Jamia has first woman VC

NEW DELHI, APRIL 12: Professor Najma Akhtar from the National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA) was Thursday appointed as the first woman Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia since its inception in 1920. The 16th VC of the university,…

Irani hits back after Cong’s ‘serial liar’ charge

NEW DELHI/AMETHI, April 12: The Congress on Friday called Smriti Irani a “serial liar” and alleged that she had “falsified records” of her educational qualifications. This evoked a strong reaction from the Union minister, who said she will respond by…

We will scrap Article 370, introduce NRC across country: Shah

Kalimpong/ Raiganj, April 11: The BJP will scrap Article 370 of the Constitution which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir and introduce National Register for Citizens across the country if voted to power again, BJP chief Amit Shah said…