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Independence Day: Donald Trump calls up PM Modi, greets him

Independence Day: Donald Trump calls up PM Modi, greets him

US President Donald Trump Monday night called up prime minister Narendra Modi to greet him on Independence Day. Modi shared this information through a tweet. “Appreciate the warm felicitations from @POTUS, who called this evening to convey Independence Day greetings. Thank you @realDonaldTrump,” the prime …

Friendship With Pak ‘Stronger Than Steel, Sweeter Than Honey’: China Vice Premier

Friendship With Pak ‘Stronger Than Steel, Sweeter Than Honey’: China Vice Premier

China is ready to enhance all-round strategic cooperation and economic ties with its “all weather” ally Pakistan, vice-premier Wang Yang said on Monday as he attended the country’s Independence Day celebrations here. Wang, a member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of China’s ruling …

Bihar flood: 41 dead, around 65 lakh affected, Patna

Bihar flood: 41 dead, around 65 lakh affected, Patna

At least 41 people have lost their lives and around 65.37 lakh hit by floods in 12 districts in Bihar, with chief minister Nitish Kumar saying heavy rains in Nepal and parts of the state in the past three days have resulted in the deluge. …

India To Deport All Rohingya Muslims Regardless Of UN Rule, Says Minister

India To Deport All Rohingya Muslims Regardless Of UN Rule, Says Minister

All of an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims living in India are illegal immigrants, even those registered with the U.N. refugee agency, and the government aims to deport them, a senior government official told Reuters. Junior interior minister Kiren Rijiju told parliament last week the central …

India must be compassionate and egalitarian: President Ram Nath

India must be compassionate and egalitarian: President Ram Nath

Calling for creating a New India by 2022, president Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said the country must be a compassionate and egalitarian society that does not discriminate on gender or religious background. In his first address to the nation, on the eve of 71st …

Several websites of Pakistan govt hacked on Independence Day

Several websites of Pakistan govt hacked on Independence Day

Several websites of the Pakistan government were defaced Monday allegedly by hackers from India. The hackers attacked websites of some key ministries on the day the country celebrated its 70th Independence Day. The sites hacked included Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Climate Change, Ministry of …

Plea against Article 35A may be heard by constitution bench: Supreme Court

Plea against Article 35A may be heard by constitution bench: Supreme Court

The issue of Article 35A, which provides special rights to the citizens of Jammu and Kashmir, seems to be heading into a major controversy with the Supreme Court Monday saying a constitution bench may examine whether it is gender-biased and violative of the basic structure. …

V Muraleedharan:Kummanam’s office a corruption hub

V Muraleedharan:Kummanam’s office a corruption hub

The Kerala Medical College scam continues to be a thorn in the flesh for the state unit of the saffron party with former state BJP president V. Muraleedharan leveling sharp criticism against party chief Kummanam Rajasekharan. At a state executive meet, Muraleedharan said that Kummanam’s …

Kerala CM Vijayan Expresses Concern Over ‘Propaganda’ Against State

Kerala CM Vijayan Expresses Concern Over ‘Propaganda’ Against State

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan Sunday expressed concern over the state’s depiction as a “trouble-torn” region and called for coordinated efforts of all the political parties to put an end to violence. Talking to reporters after an all-party meeting, convened to discuss the political situation …

Lucky, because I’m not lying raped and murdered: Victim stalked by Haryana BJP chief’s son

Lucky, because I’m not lying raped and murdered: Victim stalked by Haryana BJP chief’s son

An IAS officer, whose daughter was allegedly stalked by the son of a senior Haryana BJP leader, took to social media on Sunday and urged people to fight crime against women while also sharing the ordeal his family had gone through. The victim also expressed …