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IAF trains Delhi Police to spot potential air threats during Republic Day celebrations

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IAF trains Delhi Police to spot potential air threats during Republic Day celebrations

NEW DELHI(ANI): The preparations of the Delhi Police against the imminent air threat during the Republic Day parade have been beefed up with a special training imparted by the Indian Air Force (IAF). Following the Delhi Police’s advice of security threat through air, the IAF has chipped in to help in tightening the air security […]

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61,000 cases pending in Supreme Court, CJI Khehar says apex court is on ‘fast track’

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61,000 cases pending in Supreme Court, CJI Khehar says apex court is on ‘fast track’

NEW DELHI(PTI): With almost 61,000 cases pending in the Supreme Court, Chief Justice of India JS Khehar said on Thursday the apex court was on a “fast track” to dispose off old cases and assured litigants that their listed matters will not get deleted. “We all are on the fast track. Don’t worry, the matter […]

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Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma appointed CBI chief

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Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma appointed CBI chief

NEW DELHI:Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma has been appointed as Director CBI for a period of two years. PM Modi approved the appointment of Verma on Thursday. The Supreme Court was on Tuesday informed about that the issues relating to the selection of the new chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation will be […]

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India hits back at China, says not seeking NSG membership as ‘farewell gift’

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India hits back at China, says not seeking NSG membership as ‘farewell gift’

NEW DELHI(PTI): India hit back at China on Thursday for its statement that Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership can’t be a “farewell gift”, saying it was not seeking the membership to the 48-nation grouping as gift but instead based on its non-proliferation record. “India is not seeking NSG membership as a gift. India is seeking […]

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PM Modi on Jallikattu: Centre supportive of steps taken by TN govt, central team to be deputed to state shortly

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PM Modi on Jallikattu: Centre supportive of steps taken by TN govt, central team to be deputed to state shortly

NEW DELHI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam will on Thursday meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to urge him to promulgate an ordinance to lift the ban on bull taming sport, Jallikattu. Pannerselvam flew to New Delhi on Wednesday night to discuss the prospects of bringing about such an ordinance. He also requested the youth […]

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Congress files complaint with EC against PM Modi for ‘invoking religion’ to further election prospects

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Congress files complaint with EC against PM Modi for ‘invoking religion’ to further election prospects

NEW DELHI: Congress leader KC Mittal has submitted a complaint to the Election Commission against Prime Minster Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for violating the Model Code of Conduct. In his complaint, Mittal says that the Prime Minister addressed the Ramayana Darshnam Exhibition via videoconference on January 12 and used the event […]

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Bengaluru tops the chart in world’s most dynamic cities list, 5 other Indian cities also find a spot

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Bengaluru tops the chart in world’s most dynamic cities list, 5 other Indian cities also find a spot

Davos(PTI):Six Indian cities have made it to the world’s 30 most dynamic places that have the ability to embrace technological change, absorb rapid population growth and strengthen global connectivity, with Bengaluru topping the chart. Cities in India, China and Vietnam, along with several in the US, head the list of world’s fastest changing cities in […]

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Modi Govt to present budget on February 1, no announcements for poll bound states

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Modi Govt to present budget on February 1, no announcements for poll bound states

NEW DELHI(PTI): Sweeping aside objections raised by opposition parties, the government will present the Union Budget 2017-18 on February 1 but will refrain from making any announcements pertaining to poll-bound states. The government has before the Election Commission vehemently defended its move to advance Budget presentation by a month saying it had made clear its […]

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Cabinet approves listing of all 5 state-run general insurance companies

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Cabinet approves listing of all 5 state-run general insurance companies

NEW DELHI: The Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given its nod to list all the five state-run general insurance companies, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said while addressing the media in New Delhi today. “The Cabinet has decided to approve listing of state run GIC,” Jaitley said. The government will cut its holding from […]

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SAARC meet was ineffective due to insecurity of one nation, says FS Jaishankar

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SAARC meet was ineffective due to insecurity of one nation, says FS Jaishankar

NEW DELHI(PTI): Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on Wednesday said terrorism remains the most pervasive and serious challenge to international security. Addressing the second day of the Raisina Dialogue here, Jaishankar said developing a serious global response is of the highest priority. In an indirect attack on Pakistan, he said that SAARC was ineffective due to […]

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