Friday , 24 February 2017

National News

Modi announces a slew of sops to ease note ban pain

NEW DELHI: In a bid to soften the blow of demonetisation effects, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday night announced a host of sops for rural and urban poor, middle class, women and senior citizens while sending out a tough message that law will come down with “full force” against the “dishonest”. Please like & share: Read More »

Israel warns its citizens not to travel to Goa

JERUSALEM/NEW DELHI: Israel’s counterterrorism bureau has warned Israelis travelling to India to be on “alert”, citing an immediate threat of attack against western and tourist targets particularly in the south-west of the country including Goa. Please like & share: Read More »

Mulayam reinstates Akhilesh, Ramgopal

LUCKNOW: Faced with an imminent split which could have drastically reduced his clout, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday revoked the expulsion of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his uncle and SP general secretary Ramgopal Yadav, just a day after they were sacked for ‘indiscipline’. Please like & share: Read More »

Congress’s 3-phase protest on demonetisation to go on till Jan end

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Saturday said it will stage month-long protests till the end of January to expose the “government’s biggest scam” demonetisation, which it claimed had brought miseries to the people, damaged the economy and destroyed jobs. Please like & share: Read More »

Mulayam expels son Akhilesh from SP

IANS LUCKNOW The ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh split on Friday between party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav who was expelled from the party following a rift over the selection of candidates for the assembly elections due next early next year. Also expelled for alleged anti-party activities was Akhilesh-backer and party general ... Read More »

Apologise for demonetisation blunder in Dec 31 address, Kejriwal tells Modi

IANS AMRITSAR Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apologise to the nation during his New Year Eve address for his “blunder of demonetisation”. “The Prime Minister has committed a blunder by imposing demonetisation and pushed the country into a deep economic crisis. Modi had sought 50 days to implement demonetisation but there is ... Read More »

China blocks proposal to list Azhar as designated terrorist; India expresses concern

PTI NEW DELHI China on Friday finally blocked India’s proposal to list JeM chief and Pathankot mastermind Masood Azhar as a designated terrorist by the UN, triggering a sharp reaction from New Delhi which termed it as “unfortunate blow” and a step that confirms prevalence of double standards in the fight against terrorism. With China blocking India’s proposal, which was ... Read More »

SC dismisses plea against new CJI’s appointment

IANS NEW DELHI The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition seeking the quashing of Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar’s appointment as the next Chief Justice of India. Khehar will take over as the Chief Justice of India on January 4 when the incumbent Chief Justice T S Thakur demits office. The vacation bench of Justice R K Agrawal and Justice ... Read More »

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