Wednesday , 26 September 2018

National News

Air India air hostess accuses senior executive of sexual harassment

PTI NEW DELHI An air hostess of Air India has accused a senior executive of sexual harassment, prompting Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu to ask the national carrier to take immediate steps to address the issue. In a letter addressed to Prabhu and also marked to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the air hostess has asked the government to appoint a ... Read More »

Neighbouring country must give up policy of aiding terror: Naidu

PTI   JAMMU Peace is the prerequisite for progress as development suffers when there is tension on the border, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said Monday, and in an  apparent reference to Pakistan, asked the “neighbouring country” to give up its policy of supporting, aiding and abetting terror. There should be zero tolerance on matters of national security and integrity, ... Read More »

No response from any state govt on proposed guidelines on national anthem

PTI   NEW DELHI The state governments have not responded so far to a letter sent by an inter-ministerial committee seeking suggestions on framing guidelines on occasions when the national anthem should be played, officials said today. The 12-member inter-ministerial panel was set up on December 5, 2017 following a Supreme Court observation on the national anthem being played at ... Read More »

No comprehensive dialogue with Pakistan till it shuns terrorism: Swaraj

PTI NEW DELHI There cannot be any comprehensive dialogue with Pakistan till it shuns terrorism, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Monday, asserting talks were not appropriate while people are dying on the border. “We are always ready for talks with Pakistan but with a caveat that terror and talks cannot go together… There cannot be A comprehensive dialogue till ... Read More »

Political parties out of purview of RTI: EC

NEW DELHI: Political parties are out of the purview of the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the Election Commission (EC) has said in an order, which is contrary to the Central Information Commission’s directive bringing six national parties under the transparency law. Please like & share: Read More »

India slams Pak’s Gilgit-Baltistan order

NEW DELHI: India on Sunday summoned Pakistan’s Deputy High Commissioner Syed Haider Shah and lodged a strong protest over Islamabad’s latest move relating to administrative authority over the Gilgit-Baltistan region, saying any action to alter the status of any part of the territory under its “forcible and illegal occupation” has no legal basis. Please like & share: Read More »

BJP will not come to power in 2019: Chandrababu Naidu

VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu said on Sunday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a “campaign PM…Who has failed to deliver on promises” and the BJP would “definitely” not remain in power after the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Please like & share: Read More »

Shah says Modi gave corruption-free govt 

NEW DELHI: The BJP on Saturday celebrated four years of the Modi government, claiming that it has given a corruption-free government in the interest of the poor and farmers while the Congress marked it as a “betrayal day”, accusing it of failing on multiple fronts. Please like & share: Read More »