Demands to raise royalty on coal, roll back of steep hike in airfares between Kerala and Gulf region and government intervention to help release fishermen captured by Pakistan were among issues raised during the Zero Hour in Rajya Sabha on Monday. Amar Patnaik (BJD) said the rate of royalty paid to state governments on coal […]

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To ensure the smooth sale of liquor in the state, an MLA of the ruling AIADMKs alliance partner has asked the Tamil Nadu government to bring a system in place so that people who consume liquor dont have to face hardship in buying liquor. Speaking on the floor of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly, MLA […]

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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has told US President Donald Trump that normal ties with India would be beneficial for both the countries, asserting that a peaceful neighbourhood was a priority of his foreign policy, according to officials here. The meeting between Prime Minister Khan and President Trump at the White House on Monday was […]

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The lynching of Muslims, Dalits and other minorities be stopped immediately, celebrities from various fields have said in an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi while also stressing that there is no democracy without dissent. The letter, written by 49 eminent personalities, including filmmakers Shyam Benegal and Aparna Sen as well as vocalist Shubha […]

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The Supreme Court on Thursday commenced hearing on the third day in the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case in Ayodhya after efforts to arrive at an amicable settlement through mediation failed. Senior advocate K Prasaran, appearing for deity Ram Lalla, commenced arguments on before a five judge constitution bench headed by Chief […]

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Pakistan on Monday strongly rejected the Indian Governments decision to scrap Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir and vowed to exercise all possible options, including appealing to the UN, to counter Indias illegal and unilateral step. The Indian government on Monday abolished Article 370 and moved a separate bill to bifurcate […]

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Eleven persons are feared to have lost vision due to bacterial infection following cataract surgeries conducted at a private hospital here last week. Thirteen patients underwent surgery under the National Programme for Control of Blindness at Indore Netra Chikitsalay on August 8 and some of them later complained of blurred vision, Indore Chief Medical and […]

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the AAP will win all the 70 seats in the Assembly election next year as he lauded the contribution of his party workers on his birthday. The AAP national convenor addressed his party workers who came to greet him on his 51st birthday. I want to thank […]

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Pehlu Khan case: The Rajasthan government has decided to form a three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to re-investigate the lynching case. It has also decided to challenge the lower court verdict that acquitted six of nine accused. During this, the events of this episode and the errors in the investigation were discussed in detail, he […]

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Asserting that he did not have any personal agenda and was accomplishing the task entrusted to him by people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said it was the governments responsibility to fulfil the hopes and aspirations of people of Jammu and Kashmir and help them get new wings. Addressing the nation on 73rd Independence […]

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