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Huge investment needed for development of railways: Suresh Prabhu

NEW DELHI(PTI): Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu pm Tuesday said massive investment was required for development of railways in the first five years. The minister also advocated for skill development as a tool to eradicate poverty from the country. “For the development of railways, we need massive investment in the first five years,” Prabu said here. […]

NSA Ajit Doval warns Pakistan; says covert actions not cost-effective strategy

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New Delhi(PTI): Terming “jihadi terrorism” as common threat to South Asia, NSA Ajit Doval on Tuesday warned Pakistan not to engage in covert actions saying it is a very short-sighted strategy of the neighbouring country. He said Pakistan has never realised that it can be “profitable” and “most effective” for its economic growth and stability […]

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Lalu Prasad dares PM Modi to burn RSS patriarch Golwalkar book to prove quota commitment

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Patna(PTI): RJD President Lalu Prasad on Tuesday rubbished Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment to protect reservation and dared him to burn the book by RSS patriarch M S Golwalkar which, he said, stressed on the need to scrap quota in jobs to clear the intent to the issue. “When caught, he (PM Modi) is changing […]

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BCCI to act in Amit Mishra case only after getting full details: Rajiv Shukla

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New Delhi: Senior BCCI functionary and IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla on Tuesday said the board is looking into details regarding the charges levelled against India international Amit Mishra for allegedly harassing a woman in Bengaluru last month. Mishra was arrested in Tuesday in Bengaluru and later released on bail in the case but Shukla said […]

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Nobody has right to touch woman without her consent: Delhi Court

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New Delhi(PTI): Nobody has a right to touch a woman’s body without her consent, a Delhi court has observed while upholding the six-month jail term of an army hospital employee for molesting a woman medical student in his chamber. “Nobody has a right to touch a woman’s body without her consent… In the instant case, […]

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PMO pulls up Delhi police over Kerala House beef raid, VHP demands strong

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Delhi: While the BJP on Tuesday claimed that there was nothing wrong in police entering the Kerala House in Delhi to raid for beef, PMO has reportedly pulled up the Delhi police for today’s actions. According to a report on CNN-IBN, PMO has asked why such a large team of 20 policemen was sent for […]

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How many ‘anti-Dalit’ crimes will it take before national conscience is evoked?

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New Delhi,Maninder Dabas: International media remained haunted and a debate stirred when picture of Aylan Kurdi reminded the population across globe of the Syrian refugee crisis. Shockingly enough, a similar response and empathy was missing in the public discourse that followed after images of two Dalit toddlers who were charred to death in their home […]

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Vijender Singh has to wait for his second professional bout

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Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh’s second professional bout against Englishman Dean Gillen was on Monday rescheduled from October 30 in London to November 7 in Dublin due to technical reasons. vijender singh after his first professional bout against Sonny Whiting Getty Images “My bout has been rescheduled for November 7 due to some technical reasons,” Vijender […]

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Arun Jaitley launched e-Sahyog, PAN camps to improve services of income tax department

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New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday launched eSahyog and Pan camps, initiatives of the Income Tax Department to improve services. Through eSahyog he launched the paperless initiative of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) under which notices to assesses would be sent to their emails. The PAN camps are aimed at expanding […]

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Arun Shourie no longer a party member: BJP

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New Delhi: Arun Shourie, who had launched a stinging attack on the Modi government on Monday, is no longer a member of BJP, the party said as it sought to dismiss the criticism of its one-time influential leader who was also a minister in the previous NDA government. BJP general secretary Arun Singh said Shourie’s […]

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