World looking forward to India’s Budget amid uncertainty in global economy: PM

World looking forward to India’s Budget amid uncertainty in global economy: PM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India’s Budget for 2023-24 will not only try to fulfill the hopes and dreams of the common man in the country but it will be a ray of hope for the world. Addressing reporters ahead of the Budget Session of Parliament, PM Modi said not just […]

India has become world’s third-largest aviation market: Prez

India has become world’s third-largest aviation market: Prez

New Delhi: India has become the third-largest aviation market in the world and is growing rapidly, with the number of airports increasing to 147 from just 74 in 2014, President Droupadi Murmu said on Tuesday. She also said the Indian Railways is emerging as a modern institution and many inaccessible areas are being added to […]

SC posts petitions against electoral bonds for hearing in March

SC posts petitions against electoral bonds for hearing in March

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday posted petitions challenging the 2018 Electoral Bonds Scheme for hearing in the third week of March this year. A bench presided by Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud, which took up the batch of petitions Tuesday, noted that they raised three separate issues—a challenge to electoral bonds, whether […]

PM CARES Fund not ‘public authority’, RTI Act not applicable: Centre to Delhi HC

New Delhi: The Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) Fund is not a “public authority” as defined by the Right to Information Act, and therefore, the Trust does not come under its provisions, the central government told the Delhi High Court on Tuesday. In a detailed affidavit submitted to the […]

SC to hear PIL challenging ‘ban’ on BBC documentary on Feb 6

SC to hear PIL challenging ‘ban’ on BBC documentary on Feb 6

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday said it will list a PIL challenging the “ban” on the BBC documentary ‘India: The Modi Question’ for hearing on February 6. Advocate M L Sharma, who filed the petition, mentioned it before a bench presided by Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud. Sharma’s plea seeks quashing of […]

‘Will rather die’: Nitish Kumar rules out realignment with BJP

‘Will rather die’: Nitish Kumar rules out realignment with BJP

New Delhi: A day after the Bihar BJP state executive passed a resolution to “never align with the Janata Dal (United) again”, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, too, ruled out any possibility of an alliance with the BJP in future, saying he would rather die than join hands with the saffron party. “I will rather die […]

Bharat Jodo Yatra spread message of love across country: Priyanka Gandhi

Bharat Jodo Yatra spread message of love across country: Priyanka Gandhi

Srinagar: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday said the Rahul Gnadhi-led Bharat Jodo Yatra has spread the message of love to every corner of the country and urged the party’s supporters to unite for taking the nation forward. Rahul Gandhi unfurled the national flag at the historic clock tower of Lal Chowk in […]

Kejriwal urges Centre to provide 1,300 MGD of water to Delhi

Kejriwal urges Centre to provide 1,300 MGD of water to Delhi

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Sunday urged the Centre to provide 1,300 million gallons per day (MGD) of water to Delhi, saying it will help ensure round-the-clock water supply to the people in the city. The Delhi government is trying to increase water availability in the city, he said after inaugurating an 11 million […]

Govt working to empower every section of society that has faced neglect: PM

Govt working to empower every section of society that has faced neglect: PM

Jaipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government is working to empower every section of society that has faced deprivation and neglect, and is moving ahead with the mantra of “Vanchit ko Variyata (preference to the underprivileged)”. Modi is on a visit to Bhilwara district in Rajasthan on the 1111th incarnation festival of […]

Amit Shah stresses on need to increase conviction rate in country

Amit Shah stresses on need to increase conviction rate in country

Dharwad (K’taka): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday stressed on the need to increase conviction rate in the country and to integrate the criminal justice system with forensic science-based investigation, in order to set right the law and order situation in India. Highlighting that the country has been making strides in the field of […]

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