The Rajasthan legislative assembly on Monday passed a bill providing for life imprisonment and a fine up to Rs 5 lakh to convicts in cases of mob lynching involving the victims death. The Rajasthan Protection from Lynching Bill, 2019 was passed by the Vidhan Sabha by a voice vote amid vociferous protest by the opposition […]

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A ten-member Public Response Unit has been set up in the Indian High Commission here to provide instant service to the diaspora. Speaking as a chief guest at the 72nd Independence Day celebrations at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan here on Wednesday, Indias High Commissioner to the UK Ruchi Ghanashyam said the Public Response Unit has […]

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National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah Thursday said Kashmir is a dispute between India and Pakistan which needs to be resolved through dialogue. Abdullah, the MP from Srinagar, said nothing would be achieved through military might. Kashmir is a dispute between two countries (India and Pakistan). The issue is still in the United Nations. The […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modis third official visit to the UAE on August 23-24 is another important milestone in the bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership and the Indian community is looking forward to it, Indias envoy in the country has said. During the visit, the prime minister would receive the Order of Zayed, the highest civil decoration […]

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Senior Congress leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has held Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah directly responsible for the current political crisis in the state. Addressing the media in Bengaluru, Siddaramaih demanded from Speaker Ramesh Kumar to disqualify the rebel MLAs. Siddaramaiah said that the Congress has filed a […]

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In a major boost for the Congress in Rajya Sabha, its senior leader and former prime minister Manmohan Singh was elected to the Upper House of Parliament on Monday. Manmohan Singh was elected from Rajasthan. The former prime minister, who was at the helm from 2004-2014, was elected unopposed after the deadline to submit nominations […]

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In line with India The two countries are celebrating the golden anniversary of diplomatic ties. While this is Modi In fact, in 2014, Bhutan was the first destination in the neighbourhood where Modi visited after becoming Prime Minister in 2014. Though the dates have to be formally announced, the government of Bhutan is already getting […]

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Bangladesh said on Tuesday that revoking the special status to Jammu and Kashmir is Indias internal matter and maintaining regional peace and stability should be a priority for all countries. Bangladesh reaction on the issue came a day after External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar visited the country and held talks with the top leadership, including […]

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Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday praised sanskrit as a scientific language and claimed it to be the first language of the world. Nishank, who was addressing the 65th Convocation of IIT Kharagpur here, said India had been the world leader from knowledge to science for ages. He said yoga and ayurveda, which […]

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Parliament on Friday approved the Code on Wages, 2019, a move that could extend the benefit of obligatory minimum wages to all workers The code, which does away with the variation in minimum wages across sectors, received the Rajya Sabha nod on Friday. The Lok Sabha had approved it on July 30. Minimum wages set […]

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