India

Taj Mahal must be protected or demolished: Supreme Court blasts government

Hindustan Times, New Delhi,11 July 2018 The Supreme Court on Wednesday said protecting the Taj Mahal had become a “hopeless cause” and from July 31 it will hold daily hearings on how to protect the monument from pollution.“Either you shut it, demolish it or restore it,” said the court, expressing dissatisfaction at the Ministry of Environment and Forest’s response on ...

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Delhi gang rape: SC to deliver verdict on convicts’ plea

Jul 8 2018 5:49PM The Supreme Court on Monday will pronounce its verdict on pleas filed by the three death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang rape case.A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice R. Banumathi and Justice Ashok Bhushan would deliver the judgement at 2 p.m. on the review petitions of Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh ...

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Finance ministry approves Metro rail projects in Bhopal, Indore, Kanpur, Agra and Delhi

Jun 27, 2018 08:27 IST, Hindustan Times, New Delhi Metro construction will pick up pace in the country with the Union finance ministry recently giving “in-principle” approval to five proposed metro projects in Indore, Bhopal, Kanpur, Agra, and Delhi, with an estimated cost of Rs 1.07 lakh crore, senior central and state government officials familiar with the matter said. Besides ...

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President of India addresses a foreign policy think tank in Athens

New Delhi, June 19, 2018 The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, addressed a gathering of diplomats, policymakers and academics in Athens today (June 19, 2018) on the subject “India and Europe in a Changing World”. The event was organised by the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) – a leading foreign policy think tank in Greece and ...

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Congress Takes First Step For Tie-Up With BSP In Madhya Pradesh

NEW DELHI:  Prepping for the next round of assembly elections later this year, Congress leaders have reached out to Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party, or BSP, to explore the possibility of an alliance that the party hopes, would help them put a formidable front against the BJP, which has ruled Madhya Pradesh for 15 years. The discussions were still in preliminary stages ...

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15 Dead In Thunderstorms Across Uttar Pradesh

UP,02 June 2018:-                    As many as 15 people were reported dead and nine others injured after a thunderstorm hit various regions of Uttar Pradesh on Friday. An UP government spokesperson today said that most of the deaths were caused due to falling of trees and house collapse. Moradabad in western UP ...

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PM Modi meets US Defence Secretary in Singapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis in Singapore, days after the Pentagon renamed its Pacific Command as Indo-Pacific Command in a largely symbolic move to signal India’s importance to the US military. Modi, who is here on the last leg of his three-nation tour, held a closed-door meeting with Mattis during which both sides discussed ...

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Another BJP worker’s body found hanging from pole in West Bengal’s Purulia

KOLKATA: A BJP worker was on Saturday found hanging from a pole in Dabha village of Purulia’s Balarampur. Following the incident, the saffron party alleged TMC’s role behind the murder of 32-year-old Dulal Kumar, who had gone missing on Friday. Taking to Twitter, BJP National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said that Dulal’s murder is quite similar with that of BJP activist ...

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No confusion in our Kashmir policy; ready to talk to Hurriyat, Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

CNN kashmir:- Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that India is ready to talk to the Hurriyat Conference if they are ready to talk, a media report said today. “If Hurriyat is ready to talk, we have no problem, we are ready to talk to anyone. Even if Pakistan comes for a dialogue, we are ready for it,” Singh told ...

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Militants may shift focus to north Kashmir, say police

NewDelhi May 25 CNN :-Even as south Kashmir has become a hotbed of violent confrontation between security forces and local Kashmiri commanders, police and state intelligence are warning of a sharp rise in militant activity in north Kashmir with infiltrators from across the border attempting to gain a foothold in the region. According to experts, senior Jammu and Kashmir police ...

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