NATION

 Press Trust of india

BJP to fight 2019 LS polls on development, governance: Rajnath Singh

BJP to fight 2019 LS polls on development, governance: Rajnath Singh

Kanpur, Apr 27 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the BJP will contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections on the issues of development and good governance. “Good governance and development will be the two issues of our party in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections,” Singh, who was on a visit to Harihar Dham […]

 Agencies

Miftah Ismail takes oath as Pakistan’s new finance minister

Miftah Ismail takes oath as Pakistan’s new finance minister

Islamabad, Apr 27:  PML-N’s Miftah Ismail on Friday was appointed the new federal minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs. Ismail’s appointment was recommended by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and approved by President Mamnoon Hussain. Following his ascension to the top most job in the finance ministry, Ismail relinquishes his advisory role to the […]

 Press Trust of india

Indu Malhotra takes oath as SC judge

Indu Malhotra takes oath as SC judge

New Delhi, Apr 27 : Senior advocate Indu Malhotra was today administered the oath of office as a Supreme Court judge by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, making her the first woman lawyer to enter the top judiciary directly. With Malhotra joining the bench, the strength of the Supreme Court is now 25, against […]

 Press Trust of india

99% population won’t travel in ‘elitist’ bullet train: Chidambaram

99% population won’t travel in ‘elitist’ bullet train: Chidambaram

New Delhi, Apr 27 : Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today slammed the Narendra Modi government for reportedly approving the diversion of 77 hectares of forest land for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project and said 99 per cent of India’s population would not travel in the “elitist” train. Referring to 13 children being killed when […]

 Press Trust of india

13 children killed as train hits school van at unmanned crossing

13 children killed as train hits school van at unmanned crossing

Gorakhpur (UP), Apr 26:  Thirteen children were killed and eight others injured when a train rammed into their school van at an unmanned railway crossing in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar area, around 50 km from Gorakhpur, this morning, a railway official said. The children, students of Divine Public School, were killed on the spot when the […]

 Press Trust of india

Digvijay says Opposition must unite for 2019 polls to defeat BJP’s ‘religious fanaticism’

Digvijay says Opposition must unite for 2019 polls to defeat BJP’s ‘religious fanaticism’

New Delhi, Apr 26: Pitching for a “spirit of accommodation” in Opposition ranks to take on the BJP in 2019 polls, senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh today said his party should take lead in forging a unity and also reconcile to the reality of being a “younger brother” to regional outfits in states like Bihar […]

 Press Trust of india

Not elevating U’khand CJ to SC exposes PM’s revenge politics: Cong

Not elevating U’khand CJ to SC exposes PM’s revenge politics: Cong

New Delhi, Apr 26: The Congress today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of indulging in “revenge politics” by “refusing” to clear the elevation of the country’s most senior chief justice, K M Joseph, to the Supreme Court. The judiciary is under the “most vicious attack ever” and totalitarianism will stump democracy if the nation does […]

 Press Trust of india

Pak foreign minister disqualified by court for holding UAE work permit

Pak foreign minister disqualified by court for holding UAE work permit

Islamabad, Apr 26:  Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif was today disqualified from holding public office for life by the high court here for concealing details of his UAE work permit while contesting polls in 2013, in another major blow to the ruling PML-N party ahead of the general elections. In an unanimous verdict, a three-member […]

 Press Trust of india

Hugs not good enough for US visas, tweets Rahul in jibe at Modi

Hugs not good enough for US visas, tweets Rahul in jibe at Modi

New Delhi, Apr 27:Congress President Rahul Gandhi today described the proposed US visa rules as a “huge setback” for India, and in a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi said there were “some things a hug can buy”, but for visas “you’re on your own”. Gandhi’s remarks come amid Trump administration’s plan to propose ending […]

 Press Trust of india

SC refuses to stay warrant of appointment of Indu Malhotra

SC refuses to stay warrant of appointment of Indu Malhotra

New Delhi, Apr 26 : The Supreme Court today refused to stay the Presidential warrant appointing senior woman lawyer Indu Malhotra as an apex court judge and termed the plea of advocates on it as “unimaginable,” “unthinkable,” “unconscionable” and “never heard before.” A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra took strong note of submission of […]