Child labour can disrupt ‘Make in India’, Satyarthi tells Modi

KOLKATA: Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi feels that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ programme will prove to be a “big disaster” if child labour laws are not strengthened. In a letter to the Prime Minister, Satyarthi has said, “If investors are coming from foreign countries to manufacture in India and if your laws are […]

JNU Controversy: M S Bitta files complaint against Kanhaiya Kumar

JNU Controversy: M S Bitta files complaint against Kanhaiya Kumar

NEW DELHI: All India Anti Terrorist Front Chairman M S Bitta today lodged a complaint with Delhi Police alleging that JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar has made “objectionable remarks” against the Indian Army. In his complaint lodged with Vasant Kunj North police station here, Bitta alleged that after being granted interim bail Kanhaiya had used allegedly […]

ED summons Mallya; not an absconder, says liquor baron

ED summons Mallya; not an absconder, says liquor baron

Mumbai/New Delhi: Vijay Mallya was today summoned to appear before the ED on March 18 even as the beleaguered businessman asserted he is not an absconder amid an escalating political row over how he was able to go abroad unhindered with NDA ally Shiv Sena also targeting the government As the BJP and Congress traded […]

Five CRPF men injured in IED blast in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Five CRPF men, including two officers, were today injured in an IED blast in Chhattisgarh’s Naxal violence affected Sukma district. The incident occurred in the jungles of Banda-Konta when a patrol party of 217th battalion had set out to provide security for an under construction road between Murliguda and Banda, Sukma Additional Superintendent of […]

IAF admits not having enough fighters for two-front war

IAF admits not having enough fighters for two-front war

New Delhi: In a candid admission, the IAF on Thursday said that given its depleting strength, it does not have the adequate numbers to “fully execute” an air campaign in case of a two-front war involving Pakistan and China simultaneously. It also sought more 5th generation fighter aircraft over and above the 36 Rafales since […]

BABRI DEMOLITION CASE: SC judge recuses from hearing criminal appeals

BABRI DEMOLITION CASE: SC judge recuses from hearing criminal appeals

NEW DELHI: A Supreme Court judge, on Thursday, recused from hearing appeals pertaining to dropping of criminal conspiracy charge against LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and other BJP-VHP leaders in the Babri Masjid demolition case. Justice V Gopala Gowda, who was heading the bench also comprising Justice Arun Mishra, recused himself from the […]

Unlikely to campaign for WB, Kerala polls: Kanhaiya

Unlikely to campaign for WB, Kerala polls: Kanhaiya

New Delhi: JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar, who walked out of Tihar on bail last week where he was lodged in a sedition case, today indicated that he is unlikely to campaign in the upcoming West Bengal and Kerala Assembly polls. “I have already said that mainstream politics is not my calling. I am […]

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