Harassment of diplomats: India sends note verbale to Pakistan

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 23:58

New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) With Indian diplomats in Pakistan continuing to face harassment and intimidation, New Delhi on Thursday sent yet another note verbale to Islamabad seeking an investigation into all these incidents.


Congress urges government to take corrective steps on SC/ST Act

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 23:44

New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Hitting out at the BJP for injustice to Dalits and Adivasis in the states, the Congress on Thursday also urged the government to take "corrective steps" in Parliament and file a review petition in the Supreme Court on the SC/ST Act.


India must play more active role in Middle East: Egypt

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 23:36

New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India has traditionally been supportive of peace and stability in the Middle East and should play a more active role in the region, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry saud on Thursday.


Criminals manage to flee after shootout in Delhi

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 23:30

New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Five members of a gang, who were returning from Uttar Pradesh after procuring illegal arms, managed to give police the slip following a shootout in the national capital on Thursday, police said.


27 antiques retrieved from abroad in 3 years

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 23:30

New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) In the last three years, 27 antiques have been retrieved from foreign countries out of which 11 belong to Tamil Nadu, Minister of Culture Mahesh Sharma told the Lok Sabha on Thursday.


BJP more familiar with fake websites: Singhvi

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 23:16

Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Attacking the ruling BJP on the issue of data theft, Senior Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Thursday said the Narendra Modi government should take action against it while accusing the BJP of being more familiar with fake websites.


Congress to move privilege motion against Sushma

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 22:10

New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Congress said on Wednesday that it will move a privilege motion against External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for "misleading" Parliament on the issue of the death of 39 Indians who were kidnapped in Iraq in 2014 from Mosul.


Rs 45,585 cr budget presented in Uttarakhand

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 22:04

Dehardun, March 22 (IANS) Uttarakhand's Trivendra Singh Rawat-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttarakhand on Thursday presented a Rs 45,585 crore budget for financial year 2018-19.


Gujarat assembly admits no-confidence motion against Speaker

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 21:52

Gandhinagar, March 22 (IANS) The Gujarat Assembly on Thursday admitted a no confidence motion, brought by the opposition Congress, against Speaker Rajendra Trivedi for suspending its two legislators for three years and another for a year.


Smart India Hackathon finals on March 30-31

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 21:32

New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The grand finale of the Smart India Hackathon 2018 (Software Edition) will be held on March 30 and 31 at 28 nodal centres across the country, Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday.