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Shankaracharya questions Election Commission’s silence on PM Modi’s communal statement

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Shankaracharya questions Election Commission’s silence on PM Modi’s communal statement

Mathura(PTI): A Hindu seer in Mathura on Tuesday termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks on desirability of similar power supply situation in the state during festivals of different religions as one leading to “communalisation of politics” and rued the poll panel’s alleged silence over it. The statement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an election […]

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No more good times: British, Indian officials hold consultations over Vijay Mallya’s extradition

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No more good times: British, Indian officials hold consultations over Vijay Mallya’s extradition

London (PTI): British and Indian officials on Tuesday held consultations under the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT), wherein they discussed liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s extradition. Geoffrey Orden, European Union Delegation Leader, while commenting on the meeting of the senior officials from the Crown Prosecution Service and the Legal Department of the United Kingdom with the […]

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PM Modi’s message to Trump: Have ‘balanced and farsighted’ view regarding curbing H1B visas

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PM Modi’s message to Trump: Have ‘balanced and farsighted’ view regarding curbing H1B visas

NEW DELHI: Amid the Trump Administration’s move to curb H1B visas that will impact India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pressed the US to have a “balanced and farsighted perspective” on the movement of skilled professionals. He made the comment while receiving a 26-member bi-partisan US Congressional delegation in New Delhi. Welcoming the Congressional […]

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Indian Railway: Passengers to grade Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains on cleanliness

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Indian Railway: Passengers to grade Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains on cleanliness

New Delhi(PTI): Passengers will now be involved in judging cleanliness level of popular trains including Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto as well as major stations across the country. Focusing on cleanliness and hygienic conditions on premises, which has been a problematic area for it, the Railways will undertake a detailed survey cum audit of 407 busy […]

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Ganga clean up: Panel set up to probe UP project submits report in NGT

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Ganga clean up: Panel set up to probe UP project submits report in NGT

NEW DELHI(PTI): A committee set up by the National Green Tribunal to inspect the status of two sewage treatment plants (STP) in Garhmukteshwar in western Uttar Pradesh, submitted its report to the green panel on Tuesday. The committee submitted its report before a bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar which asked advocate Ritwick […]

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Space Mission: European Space Agency wants to now collaborate with ISRO

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Space Mission: European Space Agency wants to now collaborate with ISRO

NEW DELHI: The European Space Agency (ESA) has expressed its desire to further collaborate with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for space missions. This news comes after India’s historic launch of 104 satellites, in one go. In conversation with Times of India, ESA’s Senior Scientific Advisor Mark McCaughrean, who is visiting India for the […]

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For The First Time: CBI books it’s ex-chief Amar Pratap Singh in connection with Hawala deal

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For The First Time: CBI books it’s ex-chief Amar Pratap Singh in connection with Hawala deal

New Delhi: Accused of laundering over $100 million across the world through various channels, controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi has been booked by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday. The axe, however, did not fall on Qureshi alone. Former director of the probe agency, AP Singh, has also been named in the official […]

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Will do everything we need to do: N Chandrasekaran takes over as Tata Sons chair; investors cheer

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Will do everything we need to do: N Chandrasekaran takes over as Tata Sons chair; investors cheer

N Chandrasekaran or Chandra as he is fondly known as, took over as the chairman of Tata Sons on Tuesday. Chandra replaced ex-Chairman Cyrus Mistry, who was unceremoniously driven out on October 24, 2016, and Ratan Tata who took over as the interim chair. Chandra, before entering the Bombay House on Tuesday said he “will […]

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ISRO’s record satellite launch a wake-up call for China’s commercial space industry: Chinese media

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ISRO’s record satellite launch a wake-up call for China’s commercial space industry: Chinese media

NEW DELHI: Two days after hailing India’s significant achievement, the Chinese media on Monday said that ISRO’s successful launch of a record 104 satellites was a wake-up call for China’s commercial space industry. “There are a number of lessons for the country to learn,” said the China’s Global Times. Scripting history, India on Wednesday successfully […]

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Indian’s High Speed Rail project progress reviewed by Niti Aayog

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Indian’s High Speed Rail project progress reviewed by Niti Aayog

The Niti Aayog has reviewed progress of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail project for which the ground breaking ceremony will take place during the visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe later this year. The meeting chaired by Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya, was also attended by 20-member Japanese delegation last week, decided to […]

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