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Madhya Pradesh launches unified vehicle registration card

PTI Bhopal Madhya Pradesh has become the first state in the country to launch the unified vehicle registration card, Chief Minister Kamal Nath said here on Tuesday. He also said that MP is only the second state to launch a unified driving license, after Uttar Pradesh. The chief minister in afternoon launched the service to issue the unified vehicle registration …

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Anti-CAA protests: Court seeks report from police

PTI New Delhi A court here on Tuesday directed the Delhi police to submit a specific status report on the alleged police attacks on students inside the campus of Jamia Millia Islamia University during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act on December 15 last year. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gurmohina Kaur asked the investigating officer to file the report by March …

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55 Rajya Sabha seats to go to polls on March 26

IANS New Delhi The Election Commission on Tuesday announced that polling for 55 Rajya Sabha seats set to be vacated in April will be held on March 26. According to the election schedule announced by the Election Commission, 55 Rajya Sabha seats are falling vacant from 17 states. Voting will be conducted between 9 am to 4 pm on March …

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Trump says US confronting Pakistan on terrorism

IANS New Delhi In a major setback to the Imran Khan government, President Donald Trump on Tuesday reiterated that India and the US were together in their fight against “radical Islamic terrorism” and his government was committed to “confront” terrorists operating from Pakistan’s soil. In a joint press briefing of the US and India, President Trump at Hyderabad House in …

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Violence continues to wrack Delhi

PTI New Delhi Smoke billowed in the air and mobs roamed unchecked through the streets, burning shops, pelting stones and threatening locals, as fresh violence tore through north-east Delhi, killing more people on Tuesday and taking the toll in the communal clashes over the amended citizenship law to 13. Over 200 people, including 48 police personnel, have been injured and …

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Trump steers clear of CAA controversy

PTI New Delhi After talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday stressed that the Indian leader wants people to have religious freedom and also steered clear of the row over the contentious CAA. Trump also repeated his mediation offer to defuse tensions between India and Pakistan, noting Kashmir is a “big problem” and has been …

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India, US finalise defence deals worth $3 billion

PTI New Delhi India and the US on Tuesday finalised defence deals worth US $3 billion under which 30 military helicopters will be procured from two American defence majors for Indian armed forces. The announcement on the deals was made by US President Donald Trump after his wide-ranging talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Talking about convergence of interests between …

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Trump visits Taj Mahal, says America loves India

PTI Agra US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on Monday evening visited the iconic Taj Mahal as they marvelled at the famed 17th century Mughal-era mausoleum built as a monument of love. Trump, accompanied by his wife, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner, arrived here from Ahmedabad. The Taj Mahal, which was built by Mughal Emperor Shah …

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Chhota Rajan planned to kill Dawood in 1998: Lakdawala reveals

PTI Mumbai Gangster Ejaz Lakdawala has told Mumbai Police that close aides of Chhota Rajan had planned to kill fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim in 1998, but the operation failed. Lakdawala, 50, who was on the run for two decades and was once a close aide of Dawood Ibrahim, made this revelation during interrogation by the Mumbai Crime Branch following …

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US President, First Lady skip food during Sabarmati Ashram visit

PTI Ahmedabad United States President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump did not eat anything, including Gujarati delicacy ‘Khaman’, which was part of the high tea menu, during their visit to the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on Monday afternoon, its trustee said. Trump and the First Lady visited the Ashram in afternoon for about 15 minutes in the midst …

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