Unemployment reason for Modi, Trump’s rise to power: Rahul

Unemployment reason for Modi, Trump’s rise to power: Rahul

Princeton (US): Leaders like Narendra Modi and Donald Trump are being elected all over the world as the people are in pain due to unemployment, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday, but stressed that even the prime minister was not doing enough to solve the key problem facing India. Gandhi, 47, who is […]

Inspect mosques to check noise levels: NGT to Delhi govt

Inspect mosques to check noise levels: NGT to Delhi govt

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government to inspect mosques in East Delhi and check if the noise levels generated by loudspeakers during ‘azaan’ were exceeding the permissible limit. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the AAP government and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to take […]

Pak should take away Rohingyas: Giriraj Singh

Pak should take away Rohingyas: Giriraj Singh

NEW DELHI: Indian Minister Giriraj Singh, known for his controversial remarks, on Tuesday said Pakistan should “take away” Rohingyas as Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar “is fond of them”. Referring to Pakistan-sponsored “terrorism” in Kashmir and the continuing infiltration attempts from across the border, Singh said that India does not have the capacity to bear […]

Intolerance, unemployment key issues facing India: Congress

Intolerance, unemployment key issues facing India: Congress

WASHINGTON: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has said that intolerance and unemployment are the key issues that pose a serious challenge to India’s national security and development. Gandhi, who is in the US on a two-week-long tour, held a series of meetings, including a roundtable with eminent Indian /South Asia experts hosted by the Center for […]

Security beefed up to check entry of Rohingya Muslims

Security beefed up to check entry of Rohingya Muslims

AIZAWL: Security has been beefed up and patrolling by the Assam Rifles intensified along the Mizoram- Arakan (Myanmar) border in the state’s Lawngtlai district, in view of the possibility of Rohingya Muslim militants and refugees attempting to enter the state. A senior home department official said on Tuesday that several meetings were held by the […]

Don’t believe, forward WhatsApp messages without verification: Rajnath

Don’t believe, forward WhatsApp messages without verification: Rajnath

NEW DELHI: Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday that anti-national elements have been trying to foment tension in the society by posting unverified information on social media and asked people not to forward such messages without verification. Singh said information and news, that was completely wrong or having no basis, was being regularly circulated […]

Officer who probed Gujarat riot cases named NIA chief

Officer who probed Gujarat riot cases named NIA chief

NEW DELHI: Senior IPS officer Y C Modi, who was part of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team that probed the 2002 Gujarat riot cases, was on Monday named chief of the National Investigation Agency. The federal probe agency is tasked with probing terrorism and terror-financing related cases. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) […]

Al-Qaeda suspect held in Delhi

Al-Qaeda suspect held in Delhi

NEW DELHI: A suspected al-Qaeda operative has been arrested from east Delhi, police said here on Monday. Shauman Haq, 27, was arrested near Vikas Marg on Sunday following a tip-off by Delhi Police’s Special Cell, an official said. Haq’s interrogation is underway and further details are awaited, he added. Last month, two men with suspected […]

UP govt extends deadline for registration of madrassas by 15

UP govt extends deadline for registration of madrassas by 15

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government today extended the deadline for all madrassas of the state to register themselves on the state government’s website by 15 days. The last date for registration is September 30, Minority Welfare Minister Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary told PTI. He said there were some technical bottlenecks, which have been removed. “The last […]

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