Monday , 22 January 2018

National News

Terrorism more dangerous when actively backed by states: Swaraj

PTI NEW DELHI Terming terrorism as the “mother of all disruptions”, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Wednesday that the menace was even more dangerous when actively supported and sponsored by states, in an apparent reference to Pakistan. Addressing the the geo-political conference ‘Raisina Dialogue’ here, Swaraj said ensuring zero-tolerance towards terrorism was a must. The menace of terrorism can ... Read More »

No subsidy for Haj: Naqvi

NEW DELHI: There will be no subsidy for Haj from this year and the funds saved will be used for providing education to minorities, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday, while projecting the move as an effort by the government to “empower minorities” without appeasement. Please like & share: Read More »

Will not tie up with CPI-M for panchayat polls: Congress

KOLKATA: West Bengal Congress president Adhir Chowdhury on Tuesday ruled out the possibility of an alliance with the CPI-M for the upcoming panchayat polls and held the Left party responsible for the growth of the BJP in the state. Please like & share: Read More »

Haryana to constitute higher education council

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana government will constitute a State Higher Education Council to create an enabling environment promoting academic excellence and social justice by obtaining academic inputs for policy formulation. Please like & share: Read More »

Army kills 7 Pak soldiers, 5 Jaish militants in J&K

JAMMU/SRINAGAR: Seven Pakistani soldiers were killed on Monday  in retaliatory firing by the Indian Army after a ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir where an infiltration bid was also foiled with the elimination of five militants of Pakistan-based JeM, Army officers said. Please like & share: Read More »

AG, BCI say Supreme Court crisis ‘settled’

NEW DELHI: The unprecedented crisis that rocked the Supreme Court seems to have abated on Monday with the Attorney General and the Bar Council of India saying it has been “settled” and resolved “internally” and the four revolting judges attending work as usual. Please like & share: Read More »

Karnataka minister visits Kankumbi

BELAGAVI/BENGALURU: Karnataka Minister for Irrigation M B Patil on Monday demanded that the Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar should tender an apology to the people of Karnataka for Goa Water Resources Minister Vinod Palyekar’s alleged derogatory remarks against the people of Karnataka. Please like & share: Read More »

Mhadei row gives birth to a political party in Karnataka

BAGALKOTE: More than 800 day-old agitation for pursuing Kalasa-Banduri nala project to divert Mhadei river water into Malaprabha river led to launching of a new political party ‘Jana Sammanyara Paksha’ (Common People’s Party) on Monday. Please like & share: Read More »

Togadia goes ‘missing’; found unconscious in Ahmedabad

AHMEDABAD: Hours after being “untraceable” from Ahmedabad in the morning, VHP international working president Pravin Togadia was found in an unconscious state in Shahibaug area of the city on Monday night and was rushed to a hospital. Please like & share: Read More »

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