By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Thursday, August 30th, 2018

Shatrughan Sinha, Kirti Azad may not get tickets

PATNA/ NEW DELHI :  Under pressure from ally Nitish Kumar to settle the thorny issue of seat sharing in Bihar in next year’s general elections, the BJP has come up with a first draft of the plan, giving itself More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Thursday, August 30th, 2018

“Notebandi is nothing less than a country’s ‘biggest scam’ : Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of demonetisation, saying it was the “biggest scam” under which money taken More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Thursday, August 30th, 2018

“Dissent is the safety valve of democracy”-Top Court

NEW DELHI : The Maharashtra Police’s arrested prominent writers and left-wing activists for suspected links to banned Maoist rebels, sparking outrage across the country. The move to arrest five well-known activists More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Friday, August 24th, 2018

Veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar passes away at 95

NEW DELHI : Veteran journalist and former Rajya Sabha member Kuldeep Nayar died late last night in New Delhi. He was 95. His last rites will be performed at 1 pm today at the Lodhi Road crematorium. Nayar also served More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

Congress Leader Gurudas Kamat Dies After Heart Attack

NEW DELHI : Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Gurudas Kamat died at a private hospital in New Delhi following a heart attack on Wednesday morning. Kamat, who is survived by his wife Maharookh and More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

Satya Pal Malik To Replace NN Vohra As Jammu And Kashmir Governor

NEW DELHI : N N Vohra, Jammu and Kashmir’s longest serving governor, has finally been replaced amid differences with the centre over the formation of a new government in the state and over Article 35A on land More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Monday, August 20th, 2018

India denies Modi called for dialogue in ‘congratulatory letter’ to Pak PM Imran Khan

 NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: Contradicting earlier claims of Pakistan’s newly-appointed Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, India said their Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote a ‘congratulatory letter’ to Mr. More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Sunday, August 19th, 2018

NDRF launches biggest-ever op; 58 teams deployed

KOCHI/ NEW DELHI : The National Disaster Response Force has launched its biggest-ever relief and rescue operation in the country till date as the deadliest deluge in Kerala in close to a century has claimed 194 More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Saturday, August 18th, 2018

Congress Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu Hugs Pak Army Chief Bajwa

NEW DELHI : The seating arrangement at the swearing-in ceremony of former Pakistani cricketer Imran Khan has sparked a controversy with former Indian batsman-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu given the chair More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Saturday, August 18th, 2018

GDP higher during Narendra Modi-led NDA: NITI Aayog

NEW DELHI : A new government-commissioned study that provides gross domestic product (GDP) data as per the new series, with the baseline of 2011-2012, shows that India achieved higher growth rates than previously More...