New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday said a discussion on the pricing of Rafale fighter jets can only take place if the facts of the deal are allowed to come into the public domain. The apex court, which began its hearing on pleas seeking a court-monitored probe into the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets […]
Mahasamund: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Tuesday launched a counter attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation, saying the note ban hurt the poor and benefited the rich wearing “suit-boot”. Addressing a rally here ahead of the second phase of polling in the state on November 20, Gandhi also charged the Modi government with ensuring […]
New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Tuesday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has admitted to “theft” in the Rafale deal before the Supreme Court and to changes in the contract without asking the Indian Air Force. On Monday, the Centre submitted a 14-page document titled “Details of the steps in the decision making process […]
Jammu and Kashmir is unlikely to have a popular government anytime soon as the Government of India (GoI) may recommend a spell of President’s rule at the expiry of Governor’s rule on December 19, official sources said.
Under the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, there is no provision for extension of Governor’s rule.
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Monday declined early hearing of petitions in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul said it had already listed the appeals before the appropriate bench in January. “We have already passed the order. The appeals are coming up […]
HYDERABAD: Taking a dig at some BJP-ruled states over their “name-changing spree”, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi targeted BJP president Amit Shah, saying his surname was a Persian word and wondered if it would be changed. He was addressing an election campaign here Sunday evening for the December 7 assembly polls. “Shah is a Persian word…will […]
Suhail Ahmad Wani Srinagar, is one of the several places, that has been called the “Venice of the East” or the “Kashmiri Venice”. The city has had a chequered history. The name of this city of great antiquity is found in Kalhana’s Rajtarangni. According to this author, ancient Kashmir has had a number of capitals. […]
Kathua: Bharatiya Janata Party members were elected to the top positions in all the six municipal bodies in J&K’s Kathua district on Saturday, officials said. Former Congress leader Naresh Sharma, who recently joined the BJP along with three party councillors, was elected president of the Kathua Municipal Council, while Rekha Kumari was elected vice-president, the […]
NEW DELHI: Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Sunday pitched for a resolution of the contentious Ram temple issue at the earliest and asserted that a common Muslim does not have an “attitude of conflict” that may harm social unity. He, however, advocated a “wait and watch” approach amid demands from many of his BJP colleagues […]
LUCKNOW: A disgruntled Om Prakash Rajbhar, a minister in the Uttar Pradesh government and the chief of BJP ally SBSP, has mocked the saffron party over its renaming spree and suggested it to change the names of its three prominent Muslim leaders. “The BJP says that the cities were named by Mughals. In the the […]