Date wise Archive

Tarn Taran (Pb)

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today sought the resignation of his Delhi counterpart, Arvind Kejriwal, claiming that the AAP supremo had no moral right to continue in office as his "corrupt face" had been "totally exposed".

NEW DELHI

Children should be taught to respect women the same way they respect men, the Supreme Court's lone woman judge R Banumathi has said while stressing that gender equality should be made a part of school curriculum.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court has sought "concrete material" in support of a plea seeking a CBI probe into alleged corruption in renewing licences of flying clubs between 2013 and 2015 across the country."You (petitioner) give us some concrete material.

Phagwara

Members of a right-wing Hindu outfit today took out a protest march and burnt an effigy of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufi over her "failure" to check stone-pelting on security forces in the state.

Author: 
Nantoo Banerjee

Few will disagree that making a Rs.1,00,000-crore-plus branded fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) market, led largely by multinational companies and their associates, suddenly busk in the glory of nearly 5,000-year-old India’s own home-grown Ayurvedic formulae products is no joke.

Author: 
Kalyani Shankar

Is the Congress President Sonia Gandhi back in the driver’s seat after putting her son Rahul Gandhi forward since 2013 by making him as the party vice president? No one in the Congress today is talking of Rahul Gandhi’s elevation as demoralisation has set in deeply.  Dissent within the party against Rahul has been growing even as the transition trauma is still continuing. The fight between the old guard and the new guard (read Rahul’s team) is also continuing.

The verbal duel between West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the central leadership of the BJP is getting fiercer by the day. While the CM is drawing the people’s attention to the development schemes she initiated and successfully implemented despite resource constraint, the BJP is trying to polarize the electorate on communal line. The CM is being portrayed as an ‘appeaser’ of the minority community. But excepting the allowance for the Imams, no specific instance of minority-appeasing could be given against her.

SEOUL

Ahn Cheol-soo's supporters believe that as South Korean president he'll rise above a political culture long bogged down by corruption and factional bickering.

Berlin

German police on Sunday evacuated some 50,000 people from the northern city of Hanover in one of the largest post-war operations to defuse World War II era bombs.

Washington

US President Donald Trump is looking to unload his luxurious $28 million French St Martin beachfront estate, a media reported on Sunday.

Berlin

The head of Germany`s armed forces has called for an inspection of all army barracks after investigators discovered Nazi-era military memorabilia in a garrison, broadening a scandal about right-wing extremism among soldiers.

Manila

Philippine police believe a Shiite Muslim cleric was the likely target of explosions that killed two people in Manila, an official said today, rejecting Islamic State claims of involvement.

Washington

Noise pollution caused by humans is 'pervasive' in the US protected areas, posing a threat to land masses that harbour wildlife and provide places for respite, recreation, and natural resource conservation.

Abuja

Nigeria's president says he will meet Sunday with 82 Chibok schoolgirls freed this weekend after being kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram.

Cairo

India will organise a cultural festival in Egypt to mark the 156th birth anniversary of the famous Indian poet, Rabindranath Tagore.

Paris

French voters went to the polls today to pick a new president, choosing between young centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a watershed election for the country and Europe.

Islamabad

The Pakistani army said today it has killed over 50 Afghan soldiers near the border between the two countries, as tensions between the two forces escalated after clashes earlier this week killed 10 Pakistani civilians.

Beijing

White House senior advisor Jared Kushner's family business is courting wealthy Chinese to buy stakes in real estate through a controversial government program that offers US residency in exchange for investment.

Dhaka

Two suspected militants today blew themselves up in "suicide blasts" when security forces raided their hideout in western Bangladesh, officials said.

Beijing

A Chinese manned submersible has explored submarine turbidity currents in the disputed South China Sea.

Lahore

Pakistan International Airlines will suspend its flights between Karachi and Mumbai from Monday due to "extremely low" traffic volume on the route, a senior official of the national carrier has said.

Islamabad

Pakistan has summoned the Indian envoy here over non-issuance of medical visas to Pakistani nationals seeking treatment in India, Pakistani media reports said today.

Allahabad

A candidature is liable to be rejected if the caste certificate is not submitted within the stipulated period of time, it has said.

Allahabad

A candidature is liable to be rejected if the caste certificate is not submitted within the stipulated period of time, it has said.

BALRAMPUR (UP)

Two youths were killed when their bike hit a tree near Kanjebharia village in Lalia area here, police said today. The incident took place late last night.

NEW DELHI

Bureaucrats will have to shed the 'let the courts decide' attitude and take decisions which help the government reduce its share of cases in courts, the Law Commission is set to recommend.

JAIPUR

Drones and thermal cameras will be part of an advanced surveillance mechanism that will be put in place to check poaching and other anti-wildlife activities in prominent reserves of Rajasthan including Sariska and Ranthambore.

Thiruvananthapuram

BJP today alleged that some miscreants attacked the office of former Union minister and MLA O Rajagopal here early today and blamed CPI(M) for it. Rajagopal's office is on the ground floor of a two storeyed building.

Mainpuri (UP)

Samajwadi patron Mulayam Singh Yadav today blamed the alliance with the Congress for the "poor" state of the party and said efforts should be made to strengthen the SP.

Bengaluru

Newly appointed Congress general secretary in charge of Karnataka, K C Venugopal is all prepared to set the tone for the 2018 assembly election when he will arrive here tomorrow to discuss organisational issues, including proposing name for the post of KPCC president.

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