Friday , 24 February 2017

National News

India, China to discuss Masood Azhar, NSG next week

NEW DELHI: Amid marked strain in bilateral ties, India and China are likely to discuss a host of contentious issues, including Beijing repeatedly blocking a UN ban on JeM chief Masood Azhar and stymeing India’s NSG membership, when Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar meets the Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui next week in Beijing. Please like & share: Read More »

Palaniswami takes oath as TN CM

CHENNAI: Edappadi K Palaniswami, a V K Sasikala loyalist, was Thursday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, ending the ten-day political uncertainty in the state which began with caretaker chief minister O Panneerselvam’s revolt against the AIADMK general secretary. Please like & share: Read More »

Bribery remarks: EC tells Parrikar to be careful

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission (EC) Thursday let off Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar with a light rap for his bribery remarks by asking him to be “more circumspect and careful” in future. Please like & share: Read More »

I am ‘adopted son’ of UP, says PM

HARDOI: Calling himself as the “adopted son” of UP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the future of the state cannot be ensured without ridding it of SP, BSP and Congress. Please like & share: Read More »

Sex determination tests: tech giants under SC scanner

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday condemned giant search engines, including Google,Yahoo and Microsoft for not adhering to Indian laws by permitting online advertisement of sex determination tests prohibited in India. Please like & share: Read More »

India, China to discuss ‘friction points’ like NSG, Azhar

NEW DELHI: India and China will hold their first Strategic Dialogue on February 22 in Beijing during which the two sides will discuss key issues of mutual “concern and interest” including “friction points” such as Masood Azhar and NSG. Please like & share: Read More »

Sasikala sent to Bengaluru jail

PTI BENGALURU/CHENNAI All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief V K Sasikala Wednesday returned to Bengaluru central jail after she surrendered before a court, a day after the Supreme Court restored her conviction in the disproportionate assets (DA) case and ordered she serve the remainder of her four-year prison term immediately. Sasikala, 60, turned up before special court judge ... Read More »

Modi slams SP on home turf, makes fun of alliance with Cong

PTI KANNAUJ (UP) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday slammed the ruling Samajwadi Party for its pre-poll alliance with Congress, likening it to a movie in which rivals befriend each other after the “interval”. Addressing an election rally here, he said Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav does not know how “cunning Congress people are” and reminded him about an “assassination ... Read More »

Centre to HCs: take decision on undertrials

NEW DELHI Expressing concern over the increasing number of undertrial prisoners in jails across the country, the government has urged the high courts to take suo motu action for their release after they complete half of their likely term. Section 436A of the CrPC provides that if an undertrial has completed half of the likely term he is likely to ... Read More »

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