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No village in India will be without electricity by next year, says PM Modi in Gujarat

No village in India will be without electricity by next year, says PM Modi in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that no village in the country will be without electricity by next year. Modi made the remark while inaugurated the annual meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar. “India has in the last three years improved on all macro-economic indicators. India must be an […]

Suresh Prabhu flags off first Tejas, promises another one soon

NEW DELHI: Even as Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu flagged off India’s first Tejas Express, which will run between Mumbai CST to Karmali, on Monday, he assured that Mumbaikars can soon expect another Tejas Express running between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. Prabhu not only flagged off the train but also inaugurated several passenger amenities, including emergency medical […]

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‘Pained by attack in Manchester, strongly condemn it’: PM Modi

NEW DELHI(ANI):Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condemned the blast in Manchester in the UK which killed at least 19 people and injured around 50. “Pained by the attack in Manchester. We strongly condemn it. Our thoughts are with the families of the deceased & prayers with the injured,” he tweeted. An explosion occurred at […]

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Coal scam case: Ex-Coal Secretary HC Gupta, two others sentenced to 2 years in prison

NEW DELHI: A special CBI court on Monday sentenced former coal secretary HC Gupta and others to two years in prison for cheating and criminal conspiracy in allocation of a coal block to a private firm. Gupta, who was the coal secretary from December 31, 2005 to November 2008, then joint secretary K S Kropha […]

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Babri demolition case: Special CBI court to resume hearing today

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Babri demolition case: Special CBI court to resume hearing today

NEW DELHI(ANI): A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court will on Monday resume hearing in the Babri Masjid Demolition case. Earlier on Saturday, the ministers, who were facing charges in connection with the same case, were granted bail by the court. The accused were granted bail after signing a surety bond worth Rs. 20,000. […]

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RBI Chief Urjit Patel to brief Parliament panel on demonetisation on June 8

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RBI Chief Urjit Patel to brief Parliament panel on demonetisation on June 8

MUMBAI: RBI Governor Urjit Patel’s appearance before a parliamentary panel for a second briefing on demonetisation has been put off from May 25 to June 8, as work on framing the monetary policy would be underway at that time. The Standing Committee on Finance, which had questioned Patel on January 18 on the move to […]

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Indian climber Ravi Kumar goes missing after successfully scaling Mt Everest

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Indian climber Ravi Kumar goes missing after successfully scaling Mt Everest

Kathmandu: An Indian climber has gone missing on Mount Everest after successfully scaling the world’s highest peak, officials in Nepal said. Ravi Kumar, a climber from Moradabad of Uttar Pradesh, had gone out of contact with the balcony area, the final resting spot before climbers ascend the south summit of the mountain, after he was […]

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Ex-coal secy intentionally misled former PM Manmohan Singh: Delhi court

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NEW DELHI,RITIKA JAIN : Former Coal Secretary HC Gupta intentionally misled the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who was also the coal minister, a sessions court has found. “Dishonest representation made by the accused persons before the Screening Committee continued even before Prime Minister as Minister of Coal when he approved the recommendation of Screening […]

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Future elections will be conducted using EVMs and VVPATs, says Election Commission

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Future elections will be conducted using EVMs and VVPATs, says Election Commission

NEW DELHI(ANI): In the wake of a string of allegations levied on the Election Commission of India (ECI) regarding the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in March’s Assembly polls, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi clarified that future elections would be conducted using both EVMs and Voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPATs). In lieu of […]

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RSS the reason why J&K, Punjab, WB are still a part of India: Yogi Adityanath

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RSS the reason why J&K, Punjab, WB are still a part of India: Yogi Adityanath

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday came in defence of the RSS, claiming that if it was not for the organisation, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, and West Bengal would have been a part of Pakistan. IMAGE: FILE PHOTO PTI Adityanath’s statement were in response to the state opposition criticising the two-month-old UP […]

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