Daughter of Bihar Meira Kumar to take on NDA’s Ramnath Kovind; BSP to support


NEW DELHI : The opposition today chose former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar, a Dalit, as its candidate for president against NDA’s Ram Nath Kovind. Kumar, a former diplomat and daughter of the late Dalit icon Babu Jagjivan Ram, was the unanimous choice of the 17 opposition parties that attended the meeting. With Kovind also being a Dalit, this makes More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Yoga’s has connected the world with India : PM Modi

LUCKNOW/ NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi rolled out his yoga mat at Lucknow’s Ambedkar Sabha Sthal to lead the celebrations on the 3rd International Yoga Day. He took part in the International Yoga More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Monday, June 19th, 2017

BJP President Nominee Announcement is likely later today

 NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi met today with the most senior leaders from his party, including BJP chief Amit Shah. The agenda was focused on deciding the ruling party’s choice for the next President More...

By newstrack24x7.com On Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Inspired Pakistan hammered a blundering India by 180 runs

NEW DELHI : An inspired Pakistan hammered a blundering India by 180 runs to lift the ICC Champions Trophy, riding on a scintillating hundred from rookie opener Fakhar Zaman and a sensational bowling spell from Mohammad More...

By newstrack24x7.com On Saturday, June 17th, 2017

Kochi gets Metro, PM Modi flags off Kochi rail service, takes ride

KOCHI : Kerala took a big leap in modern urban transport infrastructure development on Saturday, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi commissioning the first phase of the Kochi Metro rail service along a  13.2-km More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Friday, June 16th, 2017

Suspense continues, BJP veterans meet Sonia Gandhi to discuss the presidential poll

NEW DELHI : The first meeting between the government and the Opposition over the July 17 presidential election ended inconclusively on Friday without any names being discussed by the either side.Union Ministers More...

By newstrack24x7.com On Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Shatrughan Sinha bats for LK Advani as India’s next president

NEW DELHI :  With the BJP confirming that it will announce its nominee for the next President of India by June 23, party leader Shatrughan Sinha appears to have made his choice. Since Tuesday evening, Mr Sinha, More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

President Election: Team BJP to meet Sonia Gandhi on Friday

NEW DELHI : Intensifying efforts to zero in on a “mutually acceptable” Presidential candidate, a three-member Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) committee will call on Congress president Sonia Gandhi here More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya granted bail by UK court

NEW DELHI/LONDON  : Vijay Mallya, the embattled tycoon who is wanted in India on loan defaults to several banks, was granted bail by a UK court until December 4 on Tuesday. The court has set the next hearing on More...

By newstrack24x7.com On Monday, June 12th, 2017

Sonia Should Apologise on ‘Goonda’ Comment For Army Chief: Minister VK Singh

NEW DELHI : Congress leader Sonia Gandhi should apologise for her party’s Sandeep Dikshit likening the army chief to a “goon” and also disown him, union minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today. More...