Rahul Gandhi takes 6th row seat; Congress fires salvo at govt

Rahul Gandhi takes 6th row seat; Congress fires salvo at govt

NEW DELHI: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday attended the Republic Day Parade and took the designated seat in the sixth row, prompting an angry reaction from his party that accused the government of setting aside tradition and indulging in “cheap politics”. Gandhi was seated in the sixth row, along with leader of opposition in […]

‘SAVE CONSTITUTION’ MARCH: Omar, Pawar, Sharad Yadav, Hardik Patel, D Raja, meet in Mumbai

Mumbai: Opposition leaders Sharad Pawar, Sharad Yadav, D Raja, Hardik Patel, Omar Abdullah, Dinesh Trivedi and Sushilkumar Shinde met here today, ahead of the ‘Save Constitution’ march. The meeting took place at the official residence of leader of opposition in Maharashtra Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil in south Mumbai. NCP leaders Praful Patel and D P […]

Nagaland at cusp of history, says Guv Acharya

KOHIMA: Nagaland Governor P B Acharya on Friday said the state stands at the cusp of history as the Assembly election is going to be held next month while the people are eager for a final settlement of the Naga political issue. Addressing the Republic Day celebration here, he said 20 years of negotiations with […]

One set of question paper for NEET from this year: CBSE to SC

NEW DELHI: The CBSE has informed the Supreme Court that only one set of question paper would be set for students taking the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission in MBBS and BDS courses from this year. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) told a bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra and F A Nazeer […]

Cong president to visit poll-bound Meghalaya for 2 days

Shillong: Congress president Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to arrive here on January 30 for a two-day meeting with the party workers and supporters of the poll-bound state, sources in the state unit of the party said on Friday. Meghalaya is set to go to polls on February 27 and the results will be announced on […]

Padmaavat row: Karni Sena national secretary Suraj Pal Amu arrested

GURGAON: The national secretary of the Shree Karni Sena, Suraj Pal Amu, was on Friday arrested by the Gurgaon police for the anti-Padmaavat violence here, a police official said. The outfit’s leader was detained on Thursday for questioning and placed under arrest this morning on charges of breaching peace in the city. He has been […]

Trump supports free trade with reciprocity rider

Davos: US President Donald Trump on Friday said he supports free trade but it has to be fair and reciprocal, as he reaffirmed his nuanced commitment to ‘America First’ policy, saying it does not mean “America alone”. Addressing the World Economic Forum (WEF) where several leaders have took him on for his alleged protectionist and […]

Honest borrowers to get hassle-free bank loans: GoI

Honest borrowers to get hassle-free bank loans: GoI

NEW DELHI: Honest borrowers will find it easier to get loans from public sector banks (PSBs) following the reforms being undertaken, financial services secretary Rajiv Kumar has said, asserting that there would be a premium on integrity. The government of India (GoI) this week announced a slew of reforms for the banking sector and said […]

Bidding war expected for Indian marquees, Stokes

Bidding war expected for Indian marquees, Stokes

BENGALURU: Hope and despair will walk hand in hand when some of the world cricket’s biggest names go under the hammer during the two-day IPL players’ auctions starting tomorrow with the likes of Ben Stokes and R Ashwin exexpected to be among the most sought after. This year’s auction will feature 578 players in all […]