Modi govt will enact law to ban cow slaughter in India: Swamy

Modi govt will enact law to ban cow slaughter in India: Swamy

MUMBAI: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy Sunday said the Modi-government will bring in a law banning cow slaughter across the country. “We don’t have a law right now, but still we have two years to go… after that five years more… so a law banning cow slaughter, which is in the concurrent list, would be enacted […]

Sharif, Modi exchange greetings at summit

Sharif, Modi exchange greetings at summit

ASTANA: For the first time in 17 months, Prime ministers of India and Pakistan on Thursday met at a summit in Kazakhstan. Indian premier Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif shook hands and exchanged greetings late Thursday at the opening of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation meeting in Astana. Modi and Sharif last met […]

No Modi-Sharif meeting: Swaraj Says ICJ has no role in Kashmir

No Modi-Sharif meeting: Swaraj Says ICJ has no role in Kashmir

New Delhi: India on Monday ruled out any meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif when the two will be in Kazakhstan this week, and asserted that Pakistan cannot take Kashmir issue to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Taking a tough stance on ties with Pakistan, External Affairs Minister […]

Kashmir: A Deliberate Policy Failure

Kashmir: A Deliberate Policy Failure

By Syed Suhail Yaqoob Kashmir conflict is now more than fifty years old. Over the years it got murkier, more intense and bloodier.T housands lost lives, many more injured; infrastructure and institutions, both of social and government, crippled. As of today, no solution seems to be in proximity which is acceptable to India, Pakistan and […]

Modi has time to meet Priyanka Chopra, but not farmers: Cong

Modi has time to meet Priyanka Chopra, but not farmers: Cong

MUMBAI: Amid the ongoing agitation of farmers in Maharashtra, Congress today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he could take time out of his schedule to meet Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra, but had no time to meet farmers. “It is unfortunate that Modi ji has time to meet Priyanka Chopra, but not our […]

Modi govt will resolve Kashmir issue: Rajnath

Modi govt will resolve Kashmir issue: Rajnath

Srinagar: Narendra Modi led government in India will find a permanent solution to the Kashmir issue, Indian Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, said during an interview with the Delhi based India Today TV channel on Sunday. Singh said even as the government cannot provide a definite time frame on the Kashmir issue, a problem that has […]

Modi appreciates surveys on his govt’s performance

Modi appreciates surveys on his govt’s performance

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday welcomed the analysis being done in various media fora about the performance of his three-year-old government, saying “constructive criticism” strengthens the democracy. He said some opinion polls and surveys have appreciated his government’s work, some have supported it while some others have highlighted the drawbacks. Appreciating this exercise […]

Omar lauds Modi with a Kashmir rider

Omar lauds Modi with a Kashmir rider

Srinagar: Opposition National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Friday said it would be petty to deny the achievements of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his three years at the helm but Jammu and Kashmir remains a “dark blot”. “PM Modi has many achievements to boast of after 3 years and it would be petty to deny […]

BJP chief says Modi will ‘control’ Kashmir situation

BJP chief says Modi will ‘control’ Kashmir situation

Chandigarh: BJP national president Amit Shah on Saturday said the ‘Kashmir problem’ emerged because of Congress, expressing confidence that Narendra Modi government will soon control the present situation in the Valley. “What else Congress can say? Kashmir problem emerged because of Congress,” Shah said while addressing media here on Saturday. He was asked to respond […]

Modi-Nawaz may meet at Shanghai summit

Modi-Nawaz may meet at Shanghai summit

Islamabad: If India shows interest, Pakistan will look into the possibility of a meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Astana next month, Pakistan’s top diplomat Sartaj Aziz said on Wednesday. “It is too early to say. We will […]

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