The government has decided to prepare a National Population Register (NPR) by September 2020 to lay the foundation for rolling out a citizens register across the country. The NPR will be a list of usual residents of the country. Once the NPR is completed and published, it is expected to be the basis for preparing […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday described Arun Jaitley as a valued friends whose insights and nuanced understanding of matters had very few parallels as he condoled the death of the senior BJP leader who was one of his close confidants for decades. Modi, who is in the UAE on an official tour, said the […]

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AICC in-charge for Delhi PC Chacko and three working presidents of the party Saturday wrote letters to Delhi Congress president Sheila Dikshit, objecting to the announcement of district and block-level observers. In his letter to Dikshit, Chacko termed the appointments as unauthorised. Chacko said Dikshits decision to dissolve the 280 block committees was already stayed […]

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Asserting that lack of clarity over leadership following Rahul Gandhis resignation is hurting the Congress, senior leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said the way forward for the party could be opening up all key posts, including the CWC membership, to fresh elections which would help legitimise the incoming set of leaders. He also backed Punjab […]

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A day after quitting the Congress and his Rajya Sabha membership, Sanjay Sinh joined the BJP on Wednesday in the presence of senior party leaders, including its working president J P Nadda. Sanjay Sinh joined the saffron party along with his wife Amita Sinh. He asserted that the entire country has reposed its faith in […]

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The DNA Technology Regulation Bill, which seeks to control the use of DNA technology for establishing the identity of a person, was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday amid questions being raised by opposition parties on its provisions. A similar bill was passed in Lok Sabha in January, but lapsed as it could not be […]

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Greeting the people of Pakistan on the eve of their Independence Day, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hoped to build on the commitments made by Prime Minister Imran Khan to deepen efforts in promoting regional stability and peace. During his visit to Washington DC last month, Khan had met US President Donald Trump and […]

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India continues to pursue its request for extradition of Zakir Naik and it has been informed by the Malaysian government that its appeal is under consultation, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said Thursday. MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said India is pursuing the matter not only through the Malaysian government but also through its High […]

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Kashmir is experiencing an unprecedented lockdown and its eight million population incarcerated like never before, former IAS officer and politician Shah Faesal said on Wednesday, adding that there is no shortage of food and essentials as of now. It was not possible to reach former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and […]

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Delhiites on Wednesday woke up to heavy rains in some parts of the city which brought down the minimum temperature to three notches below the normal, even as the humidity level shot to 100 per cent. The downpour also contributed to traffic snarls at major intersections in the national capital, including Dhaula Kuan, Nagloi, Najafgarh […]

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