NATION

 Press Trust of india

Protesting farmers to block KMP-KGP expressway for 24 hours from Saturday morning

Protesting farmers to block KMP-KGP expressway for 24 hours from Saturday morning

New Delhi: Intensifying their protest against the three farm laws, the farmers protesting at Delhi borders will block the key Kundali-Manesar-Palwal highway for 24 hours starting Saturday morning. “Tomorrow, on April 10, the KMP-KGP highway will be blocked for 24 hours (from 8 am, 10th April to 8 am 11th April) as a warning to […]

 Press Trust of india

India, Sri Lanka agree to jointly work against terror groups, fugitives

India, Sri Lanka agree to jointly work against terror groups, fugitives

New Delhi: India and Sri Lanka on Thursday agreed to work jointly against terrorist groups and fugitives wherever they are present and active, and emphasised on sharing real time intelligence. In the first delegation level virtual police chiefs’ dialogue, India and Sri Lanka also decided to strengthen the existing cooperation mechanisms, as also designate “nodal […]

 Press Trust of india

PM Modi chairs meet on commemorating 400th birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur

PM Modi chairs meet on commemorating 400th birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said a number of activities will be organised to mark the 400th birth anniversary of  Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Sikh Guru. Chairing a meeting of a high-level committee to commemorate the anniversary through year-long events, he said these activities should be such that not only the life […]

 Press Trust of india

Rahul takes dig at PM, says there should be ‘Kharche pe charcha’

Rahul takes dig at PM, says there should be ‘Kharche pe charcha’

New Delhi: Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Parikasha Pe Charcha’ programme, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said there should also be ‘Kharche Pe Charcha’ (discussion on expenses) as filling fuel in a car has become no less than giving an examination due to the Centre’s tax collection. The Congress has been […]

 Press Trust of india

PM urges people to focus on fighting COVID-19 by taking all precautions

PM urges people to focus on fighting COVID-19 by taking all precautions

New Delhi: On the occasion of the World Health Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged people to focus on fighting COVID-19 by taking all precautions, including wearing a mask, regularly washing hands and following other protocols. His appeal comes amid a spike in COVID-19 cases with over 1 lakh daily cases reported twice […]

 Press Trust of india

Sad day for cinema: filmmakers criticise abolition of Film Certification Appellate Tribunal

Sad day for cinema: filmmakers criticise abolition of Film Certification Appellate Tribunal

Mumbai: Criticising the government’s decision to do away with the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT), filmmakers Vishal Bhardwaj, Hansal Mehta and Guneet Monga on Wednesday said the move felt “arbitrary” and “restrictive”. The FCAT was a statutory body constituted to hear appeals of filmmakers aggrieved by the cuts suggested by the Central Board of Film […]

 Press Trust of india

US envoy for climate John Kerry calls on PM Modi

US envoy for climate John Kerry calls on PM Modi

New Delhi: US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday and discussed issues relating to climate, including a forthcoming summit of 40 world leaders. Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the discussions focussed on the climate leaders’ summit as well as issues in the […]

 Press Trust of india

Fight against Naxals will be intensified: Amit Shah

Fight against Naxals will be intensified: Amit Shah

Jagdalpur/New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said the government will intensify its ongoing fight against the Naxal menace, an assertion coming in the wake of the killing of 22 security personnel in an attack by the rebels in Chhattisgarh. The home minister, on a visit to Chhattisgarh, also paid tributes to the […]

 Press Trust of india

Cong raises Rafale deal again after French media claims of €1.1-million ‘commission’

Cong raises Rafale deal again after French media claims of €1.1-million ‘commission’

New Delhi: The Congress Monday sought a thorough probe in the Rafale defence deal and demanded answers from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, after a French media report claimed that €1.1 million was paid to a “middleman” by the aircraft manufacturer. Chief Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala told a press conference here that the French news portal’s […]

 Press Trust of india

Farmers in Punjab, Haryana ‘gherao’ FCI offices

Farmers in Punjab, Haryana ‘gherao’ FCI offices

Chandigarh: Farmers in Punjab and Haryana on Monday held protests outside Food Corporation of India (FCI) offices and raised various demands, including a legal guarantee for the minimum support price. The protesters expressed anguish over the central government’s decision to seek farmers’ land records for online payments to their accounts and demanded its immediate rollback. […]