Worse is yet to come: Manmohan on demonetisation

New Delhi: Amid fears of a decline in India’s GDP, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cautioned the people today that the worse was yet to come in the wake of demonetisation which he termed as a “disaster”. At a convention called by Congress on demonetisation, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram claimed there was no record […]

17 farmers committed suicide in TN in 2 months: CM

17 farmers committed suicide in TN in 2 months: CM

Chennai: Amidst opposition claims that over 100 farmers have died due to drought in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today said 17 farmers have committed suicide in the last two months due to “various reasons” and reports were awaited from the districts on the “shock” deaths. “Though they have committed suicide due to various […]

Pakistan, separatists thwarted peace process: Mehbooba

Pakistan, separatists thwarted peace process: Mehbooba

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday blamed Pakistan, and the separatists for derailing the dialogue process by shutting doors on the All Party Delegation, saying the preparations for the Valley unrest were done beforehand. The preparations for the five-month long unrest in Kashmir were made in advance and when the triggers […]

India be held accountable over atrocities in Kashmir: Pakistan

India be held accountable over atrocities in Kashmir: Pakistan

Islamabad: Spokesman of Pakistan Foreign Office Nafees Zakaria has said that Kashmir issue should be resolved according to the wishes of the Kashmiri people and resolutions of United Nations (UN) Security Council. According to Radio Pakistan, he made the statement in an interview on Sunday night. Zakaria stated that India was violating basic human rights […]

Several terror plots foiled due to Indo-US cooperation: WH

Several terror plots foiled due to Indo-US cooperation: WH

Washington: Describing the counter-terrorism cooperation between India and the US under the eight years of Obama Administration as “incredibly successful”, a top US official has said this has not only “diminished the threat” of terrorism in the two countries, but also foiled several terror plots. “I can tell you quite definitively that due to our […]

Pak hands over dossier on ‘India’s interference’ to UN chief

Pak hands over dossier on ‘India’s interference’ to UN chief

United Nations: Pakistan has handed over a dossier on India’s alleged “interference” in the country to new UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and asked the world body to play a role in “restraining” India from such activities. Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi delivered the dossier on “India’s interference and terrorism in Pakistan” […]

Khehar sworn in as 44th Chief Justice of India

New Delhi: Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, who led the five-judge constitution bench in the Supreme Court which had struck down the controversial NJAC Act for appointment of judges, was Wednesday sworn in as the 44th Chief Justice of India. President Pranab Mukherjee administered the oath of office and secrecy to Justice Kehar at the Darbar […]

US asks India, Pak to resolve IWT issue

Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to Pakistani Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar over phone on Indus Water Treaty issue and encouraged both the South Asian neighbours to work together to resolve their differences. “I can confirm that he (Kerry) did speak on the 29th of December with Finance Minister Dar. “I am […]

Modi asks scientists to keep eye on rise of disruptive tech

Tirupati : The Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday exhorted scientists to keep an eye on the rise of disruptive technologies even as he underlined government’s commitment to supporting different streams ranging from fundamental science to applied science with emphasis on innovations. In his address at the inauguration of the 104th session of the Indian Science […]