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Govt focused on sustainable growth of eastern India: Mos for finance Jayant Sinha

NEW DELHI(PTI): The Centre is focussed on securing sustainable growth in eastern India and productive capacity in the region can be raised by boosting connectivity, social security schemes, agriculture and Make in India drive, Union Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha has said. “The Centre has laid emphasis on sustainable growth of eastern India. […]

Governor’s rule imposed in Jammu and Kashmir: Jitendra Singh

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NEW DELHI(PTI): Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Saturday said that Governor’s rule has been imposed in Jammu and Kashmir till a new Chief Minister is sworn-in. “For now Governor’s rule has been imposed in Jammu and Kashmir,” Singh told reporters here. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister’s post was left […]

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Venkaiah Naidu hopeful of clearing GST in Budget Session

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NEW DELHI(PTI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday expressed hope that the GST bill will be passed in the Budget Session of Parliament. Addressing the Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association here, Naidu expressed the hope that Parliament will be able to pass the new taxation law in the Budget Session. On […]

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JD(U), RJD link former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi with accused arrested in engineers’ murder case

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PATNA(PTI): Under opposition fire for a series of murders in the state, ruling JD(U) and RJD on Saturday sought to turn the tables by linking HAM(S), led by former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, with the couple arrested on the charge of murdering two engineers at Darbhanga. Baheri block head Munni Devi and her husband […]

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Story of unusual troop movement by Indian Army near Delhi in January 2012 is correct: Manish Tewari

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NEW DELHI(PTI): Brushing aside allegations that a news item concerning troops’ movement published by the Indian Express in 2012 was ‘fake’, former information and broadcasting minister Manish Tewari on Saturday said its unfortunate but the story was true. “At that time, I used to serve in the Standing Committee of Defence. And it’s unfortunate, but […]

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CM Banerjee says no communal tension in West Bengal, calls Malda incident a ‘scuffle’

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KOLKATA(PTI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said there is no communal tension in the state and described the recent violence in Kaliachak in Malda district as a result of scuffle between BSF and local people. “What happened there is a different issue. It was an issue between BSF and the local people. […]

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Indians v/s Western Australia XI warm-up: India won by 64 runs

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Welcome to the live match updates of India’s second warm up match against Western Australia XI. India won the first game, which was a Twenty20 game, courtesy Virat Kohli’s 74. This however, is a traditional 50-over match. Indians have won the toss and elected to bat. Here is the complete schedule of the India-Australia series […]

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Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis Start 2016 With a Bang, Win Brisbane International Title

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Brisbane: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis continued their dominant run in Women’s doubles by winning yet another title at the start of 2016. Sania-Martina defeated the German duo of Angelique Kerber and Andrea Petkovic 7-5, 6-1 to win the Brisbane International Title at the Pat Rafter Arena on Sunday. (Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis Secure Year End World […]

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Ram Temple seminar at DU – BJP should not use varsities to spread communalism: AAP

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New Delhi(PTI): Attacking the BJP over a seminar in Delhi University by party leader Subramanium Swamy on the Ram temple issue, the Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday said the saffron party should not use varsities to spread communalism and alleged that the move was aimed at the 2017 Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh. Terming it […]

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PM Modi in Pathankot: Voices satisfaction with counteroffensive during attacks

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NEW DELHI: PM Narendra Modi has reached Pathankot, where suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists carried out an attack this week. The Prime Minister reached the Pathankot air base at around 11:30 am. He will be assessing the situation at the air base after the combing operation finished on Friday. View image on Twitter  Follow ANI    ✔@ANI_news […]

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