Days after creating a buzz with her red bahi-khata to present her maiden budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that she chose not to carry the usual suitcase because the Modi government is not a However, this is not the first time that the minister is addressing the symbolism of her choice. Earlier […]

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The BJP on Tuesday termed as inappropriate and irresponsible the opposition parties demand that Prime Minister Narendra Modi make a statement on US President Donald Trumps Kashmir claim and accused them of putting politics above national interest. Senior party leader Prakash Javadekar told reporters that the row over Trumps comments that Modi wanted him to […]

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Atanu Chakraborty, a 1985 batch Gujarat cadre IAS officer, has been appointed as the new Economic Affairs Secretary succeeding Subhash Chandra Garg, who will be the new Power Secretary. Anil Kumar Khachi, a 1986-batch IAS from Himachal Pradesh cadre will be the new Secretary, Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM). The Appointments Committee […]

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A Delhi court on Tuesday sent two officials of Amrapali Group to five-day police custody after the probe agency sought their custodial interrogation. The court sent Amrapali Groups chief financial officer Chander Wadhwa and statutory auditor Anil Mittal to police custody after the Economic Offence Wing (EoW) of Delhi Police claimed they were instrumental in […]

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Maharashtra flood update: Over two lakh people have been moved to safer places due to floods that have wreaked havoc in five districts of western Maharashtra. The death toll due to the deluge has risen to 27. A dozen teams comprising Indian Navy, Indian Air Force, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), SDRF (State Disaster Response […]

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Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has said that the Modi government took a decision on Kashmir without taking people of the Valley in confidence. He said that the decision was not right and it will only escalate problems. Dont forget there is China on one side, Pakistan on the other, there is Afghanistan too. Think […]

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The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday asked beleaugered Congress leader P Chidambaram to face the INX Media money laundering case and not run away, comments that came on a day when the ED issued a fresh lookout circular against the former Union Minister. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had issued the fresh notice against […]

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Amid an increased India-Pak tension on Kashmir and an ongoing Afghan peace talks, a top American foreign policy expert has cautioned the Trump Administration against any strategic tilt towards Pakistan and moving away from India. The US would be unwise to turn to Pakistan as a strategic partner, Richard N Hass, president of the Council […]

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Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday challenged Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and NCP chief Sharad Pawar to clear their stand on the withdrawal of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in Maharashtra. Addressing a rally here on the occasion of culmination of the second […]

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The latest report on dam safety has stated there are 297 dams in Maharashtra with rectifiable deficiencies which need immediate attention and another 1,055 have minor issues. An official said the upside of the report was that none of the dams in the state have any major deficiency which could lead to failure. The report […]

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