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Opposition’s issues on GST can be easily addressed, says FM Arun Jaitley

Opposition’s issues on GST can be easily addressed, says FM Arun Jaitley

NEW DELHI(PTI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said there is some “meeting ground” and issues raised by Congress on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill can be easily addressed provided there is willingness on part of the party. “What our stand on three issues (raised by Congress) could be, I have conveyed to […]

Manohar Parrikar holds talks with US Defence Secretary Carter at Pentagon

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Manohar Parrikar holds talks with US Defence Secretary Carter at Pentagon

NEW DELHI(PTI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday held talks with American counterpart Ashton Carter at the Pentagon on ways to deepen bilateral long-term strategic partnership. Earlier on his arrival at the Pentagon, Parrikar was given an enhanced honour cordon by the American military as he was welcomed by the US Defence Secretary. The meeting […]

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Central forces will be deployed in all booths in West Bengal elections: EC

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Central forces will be deployed in all booths in West Bengal elections: EC

NEW DELHI(PTI): The Election Commission on Thursday said it is their endeavour to hold the next year’s Assembly polls in West Bengal in free, fair and peaceful manner and deploy central forces and IT-enabled efficient and smart observers for smooth conduct of election process. “The Election Commission will perform its constitutional obligations and ensure that […]

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I know he will never hurt me or take me for granted: Deepika talks about Ranveer

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I know he will never hurt me or take me for granted: Deepika talks about Ranveer

Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone’s dating rumours have been doing the rounds, ever since they started shooting for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 2013 film Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela. But the two have been in denial about it in front of public. In an interview to Times Of India, Deepika has finally opened up on her relationship […]

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Donald Trump Postpones Trip to Israel Until ‘After I Become President’

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Donald Trump Postpones Trip to Israel Until ‘After I Become President’

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump tweeted early this morning that he was postponing his trip to Israel until “after I become President.” Trump was scheduled to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Dec. 28 in Jerusalem, an Israeli official confirmed to ABC News on Wednesday. Donald J. Trump    ✔@realDonaldTrump I have decided […]

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Israel’s Occupation of Palestine Is Morally Indefensible

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Israel’s Occupation of Palestine Is Morally Indefensible

I have long maintained that Israel’s occupation of the West Bank defies the moral principle behind the creation of the state. Contrary to Prime Minister Netanyahu’s assertion, the occupation erodes rather than buttresses Israel’s national security and cannot be justified on either security or moral grounds. Unless Israel embraces a new moral path, no one […]

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Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan: Dead, Disabled, Displaced or Destroyed – “Democracy” Delivered

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Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan: Dead, Disabled, Displaced or Destroyed – “Democracy” Delivered

Six months ago, the Washington DC-based Physicians for Social Responsibility (PRS) released a landmark study over the death toll from 10 years of the “War on Terror” since the 9/11 attacks. It was largely ignored by the world’s press. The 97-page report accompanied by hundreds of studies, reports and investigations by the Nobel Peace Prize-winning […]

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Salman Khan hit and run verdict: Sad day for the Indian criminal judiciary system, says Advocate Abha Singh

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Salman Khan hit and run verdict: Sad day for the Indian criminal judiciary system, says Advocate Abha Singh

MUMBAI(ANI): Advocate Abha Singh on Thursday said exonerating Bollywood superstar Salman Khan in connection with the 2002 hit-and-run case was appalling and a sad day for the Indian criminal judiciary system. “Coming to Salman Khan’s thing, when the issues on same facts on which the session court gave him a punishment of five years, it […]

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CBI questions Vijay Mallya in alleged loan default case of Rs 900 crore from IDBI bank

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CBI questions Vijay Mallya in alleged loan default case of Rs 900 crore from IDBI bank

New Delhi(PTI): CBI today examined UB Group Chairman Vijay Mallya in connection with its probe into alleged loan default of Rs 900 crore taken from IDBI bank. The sources said Mallya was called to agency Headquarters here in connection with the case where the team of Banking Securities Fraud Cell carried out his detailed questioning. […]

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PepsiCo Chairperson & CEO Indra Nooyi meets PM Modi

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PepsiCo Chairperson & CEO Indra Nooyi meets PM Modi

NEW DELHI(PTI): Global food and beverages major PepsiCo Chairperson and CEO Indra Nooyi on Thursday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PepsiCo Chairperson & CEO Indra Nooyi meets PM Modi PTI The meeting was a courtesy call, sources said although PepsiCo India officials declined to comment. Nooyi was in the Capital to meet government officials. […]

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