Date wise Archive


Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and top aide to President Donald Trump, is in Iraq on an official visit, a senior administration official has said.

Potomac Falls (US)

President Donald Trump has said that the United States is prepared to act alone if China does not take a tougher stand against North Korea's nuclear programme.


Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi today launched his child rights campaign in Bangladesh aimed at mobilising millions of children from affluent families globally to speak up for their underprivileged peers.


The Delhi High Court today turned down Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj India's request to allot them a common symbol for its candidates to contest MCD polls, saying any order would "cripple" the election process set in motion.


Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh today directed officials to clear pension arrears till March 31 of existing 19.08 lakh beneficiaries and undertake detailed scrutiny to eliminate fake or undeserving candidates.


Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu today allocated portfolios to 11 newly inducted ministers in his cabinet including his son Nara Lokesh, who was given the IT and Panchayat Raj departments.


Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti today said the youth who pelt stones at security forces in the Valley are in distress and need to be engaged to understand their problems.


Uttar Pradesh will soon get a new industrial policy that aims to create an investor friendly climate in the state, as chief minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to prepare a draft in this regard at the earliest.


BJP MP Kirron Kher today asked how logical it was that a hotel with a five star rating cannot serve liquor as she came out in support of hoteliers hit hard by a Supreme Court order banning the sale of liquor along highways.


MDMK chief Vaiko was today remanded in judicial custody for 15 days after he surrendered before a court here in an eight-year-old sedition case and refused to seek bail.


Drug culture is fast making inroads into the lives of the youth from all walks of life and needs to fully stopped to protect the society, the Delhi High Court has said, upholding a 15-year jail term to a trafficker.

Harihar Swarup

Can Hindutva deliver development in the long run? Perhaps not. Let us examine this question in the context of BJP’s landslide victory in Uttar Pradesh. The BJP’s staggering win in UP is supposedly the result of a message of Hindutva plus economic aspirations. Hindu consolidation by the Singh on the ground and economic aspiration embodied by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the winning formula. Modi in Delhi, Yogi in Lucknow is the slogan.

S. Sethuraman

India has entered a penultimate fiscal year on April 1, 2017, which may largely determine the shape of things to come in 2019, as the triumphant Modi Government steps up its relentless majoritarian drives in every sphere while the country lacks an effective and credible opposition to assert civil rights and safeguard constitutional values, wherever necessary..

Once upon a time air travel was considered to be a privilege of the affluent and the well-to-do. Not so today. Even people of moderate means have often to travel by air in the present fast and furious age in which speed is of prime importance. The Union Civil Aviation Ministry’s move to put as many as thirty-three ‘unserved airports’ on the air map is therefore a welcome decision.