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BJP won’t ban beef across the country, says party president Amit Shah

New Delhi(PTI): BJP ruled out a country-wide ban on beef on Thursday, saying it is for the states to take a decision on it keeping in mind the “sentiments of the people”. “Wherever there is BJP government, we will consider sentiments of the people before imposing ban on beef. We have not said that we […]

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to accompany PM Narendra Modi on Bangladesh visit

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Kplkata(PTI): At a time when the Trinamool Congress’ accounts have come under the scanner of the CBI, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is all set to accompany Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his Bangladesh visit scheduled on June 6. Sources in the West Bengal government have confirmed the last minute decision of the chief […]

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Gujjar agitation: 4,500 paramilitary personnel rushed to Rajasthan

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Jaipur(PTI): 4,500 paramilitary personnel have been despatched to Rajasthan by the Centre to assist the state government in handling the Gujjar agitation that has hit traffic on the Delhi-Mumbai rail route and a national highway for the eighth day on Thursday. While some of the security personnel have already reached Rajasthan, the rest will be […]

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Be patient, Navy chief RK Dhown tells ex-servicemen on OROP

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Pune(dna): Navy chief Admiral RK Dhowan on Thursday advised ex-servicemen to be patient on the long-pending demand for ‘One Rank One Pension’ saying that the government was seized of the matter. “The Ministry of Defence is very much seized of the problem. To the best of my knowledge, a lot of progress has been made […]

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PM Modi took lessons on economy from Dr Manmohan Singh, says Rahul Gandhi

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New Delhi(dna): Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited his predecessor Dr Manmohan Singh for an hour-long lesson in how to run the economy, claimed Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday, at an NSUI event in Delhi. “After Manmohanji said yesterday that the economy is going down, the PM invited him for an hour-long pathshala (class). […]

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One Rank One Pension: 1971 India-Pakistan war veteran boycotts gallantry awards event

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New Delhi(PTI): Miffed over the delay in the roll-out of ‘One-Rank-One-Pension’ for the armed forces, 1971 war veteran Wing Commander (Retd) Suresh Karnik on Thursday boycotted a gallantry award function in Pune attended by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. Karnik, a recipient of the Vir Chakra–third highest award for gallantry, resorted to the boycott even as […]

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Rahul Gandhi launches frontal attack on Modi, accuses RSS of running the country

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New Delhi(DNA): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday launched a full-scale attack on PM Narendra Modi, and accused RSS of de facto running the country. “Go to an RSS shakha. What do you see there? Order. People in one straight line. Nobody is allowed to speak,” he said. “Talk to any RSS leader. They say […]

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India to raise Saptkoshi river issue with Nepal: Uma Bharti

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New Delhi(PTI): India will raise the issue of Saptkoshi river with Nepal which causes flood in Bihar every year, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said on Thursday. Bharati said this at the 17th meeting of the Ganga Flood Control Council attended by ministers and officials of 11 states. The assurance to take up the […]

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India Home To Highest Number Of Undernourished People In Any Single Country: UN

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New Delhi(TNN): India accounts for the highest estimated number of undernourished people in any single country, with an estimated 194.6 million, or about one in every four such people in the world. Globally, the number of undernourished people has fallen by 216 million between 1990-92 and 2015, from just over a billion to 795 million. […]

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Government does away with FIPB nod for M&As in sectors under automatic route

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New Delhi(PTI): The government has said that FIPB’s approval will not be required for merger and acquisitions in sectors where FDI is allowed under automatic route, a move aimed at further improving the ease of doing business in the country. “FIPB approval would not be required in case of mergers and acquisitions taking place in […]

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