Wednesday , 14 November 2018

National News

Hooda attacks Centre over farmers issue

TOHANA (HARYANA): Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today attacked the BJP-led central government over farmers issue and accused it of “misleading” them with false promises. Please like & share: Read More »

Farmers’ income would be doubled before 2022: Shah

PTI   NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s aim to double farmers’ income by 2022 would be achieved before the targeted year, BJP president Amit Shah asserted today, dismissing the Opposition’s claim that it was merely a political statement. Speaking at a conference on ‘Role of Insurance in Reforming Agrarian Economy’ here this morning, he said, “The kind of changes the ... Read More »

Truckers’ strike gets mixed response on day two

PTI   NEW DELHI Truck operators’ nationwide indefinite strike called by their umbrella body AIMTC received a mixed response on the second day. Transporters Friday started a nationwide indefinite strike and their demands include a reduction in central and state taxes by getting diesel under the GST so that price of the deregulated commodity can be reduced. According to reports, ... Read More »

Opposition blinded by lust for power: Modi

IANS   SHAHJAHANPUR Flush with a decisive victory in the no-confidence vote in the Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday tore into the opposition parties, alleging that their leaders were “blinded by lust for power”. He said that when a dal (party) joins another dal (party) then it becomes dal-dal (swamp). “Where there is a lot of dal-dal, ... Read More »

Sri Lanka is India’s trusted partner in South Asia: PM

PTI   NEW DELHI Describing Sri Lanka as India’s trusted partner in South Asia and the Indian Ocean region, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the two countries can work together to translate their vision of shared progress into reality. Addressing an event to expand Emergency Ambulance Service across the entire island nation of Sri Lanka with Indian assistance, he ... Read More »

Remains of 1968 aircraft crash victim recovered

IANS SHIMLA A mountaineering expedition has located the wreckage and mortal remains of a victim who, along with 98 army personnel and four crew members, was killed in an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft crash in Himachal Pradesh’s icy terrain 50 years ago, officials said on Saturday. The IAF AN-12 aircraft crashed on the 17,400-feet high Dhakka Glacier in the ... Read More »

WhatsApp brings curbs

PTI   NEW DELHI Under pressure to stop rumours and fake news triggering a spate of horrific lynching incidents, WhatsApp on Friday announced curbs on its service in India including limiting forwarding messages to five chats at once. In a statement, Whatsapp said that it is launching a test to limit forwarding on the app. In addition, it said it ... Read More »

Pothole-ridden Mumbai-Goa highway under HC scanner

PTI   MUMBAI The Bombay High Court on Friday  directed the Maharashtra government to clarify who was responsible for the maintenance and repair work of the Mumbai-Goa national highway. A bench of Justices A S Oka and R I Chagla also asked the state government to inform the court of the steps it had taken, either to repair the potholes ... Read More »

Modi govt defeats no-confidence motion comfortably

PTI   NEW DELHI In a blistering rebuttal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday  mocked Congress president Rahul Gandhi for gesturing him to stand from the seat before the now-famous hug, saying the Congress leader was in a hurry to unseat him and grab the Prime Minister’s chair, as he dubbed the no-trust vote an act of “arrogance”. Modi also ... Read More »