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US capital under state of emergency for Hurricane Florence

Mayor Muriel Bowser told a news conference the emergency was “effective immediately” and that the measure “ensures that we will have the resources we need to prepare for Florence.” More than a million coastal residents have been ordered to leave their homes ahead of the storm’s projected arrival on Thursday, ... Read More »

EC issues notice to AAP over donation discrepancies

The Commission asked the party to reply within  20 days on why action should not be taken against it for failing to follow its lawful directions.  Citing Central Board of Direct Taxes report on concealment of donations received by the party, the poll panel said the AAP has recorded total ... Read More »

Smriti Irani : Congress responsible for increasing NPA

Addressing the media at BJP office, Union Minister Smriti Irani accused Gandhi family of trying to entering fraudulent transcations with a sole purpose to secure monetary gains. The Union Minister also directed her attack on the Congress party for creating an NPA problem for the country during its tenure. She ... Read More »

U.P: Foundation stone of Delhi-Saharanpur Highway laid in Baghpat

This National Highway will be developed in three phases. Addresing the function, Nitin Gadkari said that government is committed to work for the welfare of all section of society under the leadership of Prime MInister Narendar Modi. The Union Minister also noted that the sugarcane production has increased in the state. ... Read More »

PM Modi announces 100% hike in compensation for ASHA workers

The announcement which will be effective from next month was made during a video bridge interaction with lakhs of ASHA, Anganwadi and ANM workers today. The Prime Minister announced the doubling of routine incentives given by the Union Government to ASHA workers. In addition, all ASHA workers and their helperswould ... Read More »

National Herald case: Setback for Sonia, Rahul Gandhi

In a major setback for Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi, Delhi High Court on Monday rejected their petitions, challenging reopening of their tax assessments for 2011-12. A bench of Justice S. Ravindra Bhat and Justice AK Chawla also rejected a similar petition of Congress leader Oscar ... Read More »

Vandalism during opposition-sponsored Bharat Bandh

The BJP hit out at the Opposition, particularly the Congress over instances of vandalism that occured in different parts of the country today during the opposition-sponsored Bharat Bandh, endangering the lives of innocent people. On the death of a 2-year-old girl who breathed her last on her way to a ... Read More »

Sohrabuddin Encounter: Relief for DG Vanzara, 4 other cops

The Bombay High Court has upheld the acquittal of former ATS chief DG Vanzara and four other policemen in Soharabbudin Sheikh encounter case. The court dismissed five revision pleas filed by Sohrabuddin Shaikh’s brother Rubabuddin and the Central Bureau of Investigation challenging their discharge saying they were devoid of merit. ... Read More »

2007 Hyderabad twin blasts: Justice after 11 years

The Hyderabad blasts victims have finally got justice. A metropolitan court on Monday pronounced quantum of punishment for terrorists convicted in 2007 twin blasts case. 2 have been granted capital punishment, while one has been given life term. MD Akbar Ismail Chowdhari and Aneeq Shafique Sayeed were given the capital ... Read More »

2007 Hyderabad Blasts: Justice after 11 years

The Hyderabad blasts victims have finally got justice. A metropolitan court on Monday pronounced quantum of punishment for terrorists convicted in 2007 twin blasts case. 2 have been granted capital punishment, while one has been given life term. MD Akbar Ismail Chowdhari and Aneeq Shafique Sayeed were given the capital ... Read More »

India-Bangladesh ties at a new high; PM Modi, PM Hasina jointly dedicate 3 projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina inaugurated three major Indo-Bangladesh joint venture projects including rail links and an electricity transmission grid through video conferencing.  Prime Minister Modi appreciated PM Sheikh Hasina’s development goals of transforming Bangladesh into a middle-income country by 2021, and a developed country ... Read More »

Justice Om Prakash Mishra sworn in as new Chief Justice of Nepal

Earlier in the day, Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) unanimously endorsed his name for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. The Constitutional Council had recommended Justice Misha’s name for top juducal post of the country last month. He is the senior-most judge of Supreme Court after Justice Deepak Raj Joshee, whose ... Read More »