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Arun Jaitley takes dig at Rahul Gandhi, says dynasty becomes burden in the long run

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Arun Jaitley takes dig at Rahul Gandhi, says dynasty becomes burden in the long run

NEW DELHI: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday took a dig at Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and said that dynasty becomes a burden in the long run. Jaitley’s remark came days after Rahul Gandhi’s comment on dynasty while addressing students at the University of California. “I feel ashamed when it was said in the […]

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For successful run, Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train will need 100 trips in 1 day, says IIM Ahmedabad study

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For successful run, Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train will need 100 trips in 1 day, says IIM Ahmedabad study

Ahmedabad: An IIM-Ahmedabad study revealed said that the proposed bullet train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad would have to undertake 100 trips daily to remain financially viable. The report is titled, “Dedicated High-Speed Railway (HSR) Networks in India: Issues in Development,”. The report also found out that if the Railways set the ticket price at Rs […]

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Delhi High Court sought the trial court records of a suit filed against former President Pranab Mukherjee

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Delhi High Court sought the trial court records of a suit filed against former President Pranab Mukherjee

DELHI: The Delhi High Court (HC) on Monday sought the trial court records of a suit filed against former President Pranab Mukherjee. The suit sought deletion of some portions of his book, which allegedly hurt the religious sentiments of Hindus. The plea was filed last year, against Mukherjee’s book Turbulent Years 1980-1996. The lower court […]

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India-US-Japan meet: Countries urged to respect international law; Sushma Swaraj deplores North Korea’s actions

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India-US-Japan meet: Countries urged to respect international law; Sushma Swaraj deplores North Korea’s actions

NEW DELHI: India’s External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj attended a trilateral meet among India-Japan-US on Monday. Rex Tillerson represented UN and FM Taro Kono was present as the Japanese representative. The meeting focussed on maritime security, connectivity and proliferation issues. The trilateral meet is significant amidst China’s growing importance in the region. Without naming […]

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Government is looking to take National Highways Authority public: Nitin Gadkari

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Government is looking to take National Highways Authority public: Nitin Gadkari

NEW DELHI(PTI): Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said government wants to take the National Highways Authority (NHAI) public and is working on the same. “It (NHAI IPO) is in the process now. I’m thinking, but I need approval from the finance ministry,”he said without spelling out details like the timing, maintaining that “it is […]

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Senior IPS officer Y C Modi appointed new chief of NIA who was part of the SIT Gujarat riot prove

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Senior IPS officer Y C Modi appointed new chief of NIA who was part of the SIT Gujarat riot prove

NEW DELHI(PTI): Senior IPS officer Y C Modi, who was part of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team that probed the 2002 Gujarat riot cases, was today named chief of the National Investigation Agency. The federal probe agency is tasked with probing terrorism and terror-financing related cases. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved […]

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Union ministers take part in ‘Swachhta hi Sewa’ campaign

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Union ministers take part in ‘Swachhta hi Sewa’ campaign

NEW DELHI(DNA): Union ministers took part in the ‘Swachhta hi Sewa’ campaign on Sunday and underscored the Modi government’s commitment towards a “clean, healthy and strong” India. The campaign has been carried out by various government departments, on a day which marked PM Narendra Modi’s 67th birthday. Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Mahesh […]

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PM Narendra Modi turns 67, here’s his packed schedule on his birthday

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PM Narendra Modi turns 67, here’s his packed schedule on his birthday

NEW DELHI(PTI): On Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday today, the BJP will observe ‘Seva Diwas’ across the country with party leaders attending medical camps, blood donation events, and taking part in cleanliness drives. BJP chief Amit Shah will be in Ranchi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Kirti Nagar in Delhi, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal in […]

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Pakistan will just waste time by raising Kashmir issue in UNGA: India

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Pakistan will just waste time by raising Kashmir issue in UNGA: India

NEW YORK(PTI): With Pakistan mulling to raise Kashmir issue in United Nations General Assembly in New York, India on Sunday said it would be wasting its time by raising an old issue. Syed Akbaruddin, India’s permanent representative to the United Nation, said that Pakistan is planning to raise Kashmir issue which has not been discussed […]

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India has every right to develop country within its boundary: Amit Shah rebukes China

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India has every right to develop country within its boundary: Amit Shah rebukes China

NEW DELHI(PTI): BJP President Amit Shah asserted that India has the sovereign right to develop the country within its boundaries, dismissing China’s objection to Japan showing interests in investment in the north eastern states. “India’s policy has been very well clarified by Sushmaji (External Affairs Minister). It is our sovereign right to develop the country inside […]

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