NEW DELHI: Mr P A Sangma today moved the Supreme Court challenging the election of Mr Pranab Mukherjee as the President of India saying that the veteran Congress leader was not eligible for the post as he was holding offices of profit.Read More »
NEW DELHI: India was subjected to nuclear blackmail through explicit and implicit threats at least thrice but the 1998 Pokhran tests changed the situation as the atomic weapons acted as deterrence.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Congress member, Mr P J Kurien was Tuesday unanimously elected as deputy chairperson of the Rajya Sabha.
The motion for Kurien’s election was moved by the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh and seconded by the Leader of Opposition, Mr Arun Jaitley. Members from several other parties also seconded the motion.
BARABANKI: The Union Minister, Mr Beni Prasad Verma kicked up a controversy with remarks that he was “happy” over rising prices of food items as it will benefit farmers, evoking sharp criticism on Monday from opposition parties and UPA supporter Samajwadi Party.Read More »
GUWAHATI/BANGALORE: Reflecting a gradual return to normalcy after the panic exodus, people from the Northeast headed back to Bangalore in special trains from Guwahati and the situation also eased on Monday in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.Read More »
NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: India on Monday said it will share with Pakistan evidence on involvement of elements there to whip up communal sentiments even as a technical probe concluded that many doctored images were uploaded on social media networking sites in that country.Read More »
JAMMU: Heavy firing exchanges erupted along the International border after Pakistan again violated the ceasefire by targeting Indian posts to push in a group of militants in Akhnoor sector of Jammu district, where one intruder was killed.Read More »
NEW DELHI: India has asked Pakistan to crack down on elements based in that country that were using social media networking sites to whip up communal sentiments and set off panic among people of northeastern region living across India.Read More »
SRINAGAR: Violent protests after congregational prayers today marred Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations in the city as a mob set ablaze a police vehicle and beat up three policeman in Eidgah area.Read More »
BANGALORE: India’s proposed Mars mission in November next year would boost its credentials to take part in possible international collaborative ventures on exploring the Red Planet.Read More »