Thursday , 25 April 2019

National News

‘Time for political class to unite, make India stronger’

NEW DELHI: BJP president Amit Shah Friday appealed to political parties to rise above politics and come together on the issue of national security, saying these are times when “we must strengthen our resolve to make India stronger and safer”.  Please like & share: Read More »

SC judgement a big loss to AAP, says BJP

IANS   NEW DELHI The BJP on Thursday described the Supreme Court verdict on the tussle between the Delhi government and the Centre over sharing of powers as a big loss to the Arvind Kejriwal government and asked the Chief Minister to apologise to the top court. The remarks came soon after Kejriwal at a press conference termed the Supreme ... Read More »

Cannot disclose data on phone tapping permissions: MHA

PTI NEW DELHI Information on permissions given to central agencies for phone tapping cannot be disclosed as it would prejudicially affect interests of the state, might endanger a person or impede the process of investigation, the Home Ministry said in response to an RTI query. The applicant had sought to know the number of sanctions issued by the Ministry to ... Read More »

Aadhaar data breach report incorrect: HC told

IANS   NEW DELHI The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Thursday told the Delhi High Court that reports regarding security breach of data related to Aadhaar is incorrect and misleading as the strongest encryption technology has been used to store data which is impossible to decrypt. “The technology used is 2048-bit encryption, which is the strongest one and ... Read More »

Parents of 2012 gangrape victim want convicts to be hanged soon

IANS   NEW DELHI Parents of the December 16, 2012, gangrape victim on Thursday moved a plea in a Delhi court seeking to expedite the hanging of the four convicts in the case. The court will hear the case on March 2. On July 9, 2018, the Supreme Court had rejected review petitions filed by three of the four convicts ... Read More »

India’s rise due to majority government, not me: Modi

IANS   NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the achievements of his government in domestic as well as foreign policy fronts were not due to those who led the government but because it was a majority government with a clear mandate to take strong decisions. He also took a jibe at the Congress, saying his was the ... Read More »

Time to evolve a collective conscience for proper functioning of RS: Naidu

IANS NEW DELHI Expressing anguish over frequent disruptions in the Upper House, Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said it was time for the House to evolve a collective conscience to enable its effective functioning. “With a heavy heart I have to say that this short but important Budget Session of the Rajya Sabha turned out to be ... Read More »

Congress MPs fought animosity, unfairness over last 5 years: Rahul

IANS   NEW DELHI Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the Congress was defeating the BJP in the ideological fight and in the daily news cycle and said that the party MPs had fought “animosity and unfairness” over the last five years. Addressing the Congress Parliamentary Party meeting here, the last such meeting of the 16th Lok Sabha, Gandhi ... Read More »

Priyanka holds marathon meeting with party workers

PTI   LUCKNOW Taking a break of just a few hours after night-long discussions with party workers, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Wednesday resumed the exercise, prepping the party in eastern Uttar Pradesh for the coming Lok Sabha elections. When asked by reporters about a `muqabla’ (contest) with PM Narendra Modi, the newly appointed AICC office bearer  said, “Kar ... Read More »