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Former SP MP & actor Jaya Prada joins BJP

Former Samajwadi Party MP and actor Jaya Prada joined the BJP on Tuesday. She is best remembered for her iconic victory from Rampur as an SP candidate, despite opposition from the regional heavyweight Azam Khan. And the fight will be the same this time also, as BJP has decided to ... Read More »

Election campaign gathers momentum across India

Senior BJP Leader Rajnath Singh was in Northeast Delhi. Congress President Rahul Gandhi camped in Rajasthan and TDP chief Chandra Babu Naidu shared the stage with National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah in Andhra Pradesh. Here’s how electioneering gained further momentum today. As poll dates near, electioneering across the country is ... Read More »

BJP announces 29 candidates from UP, 10 from West Bengal

The BJP repeated Union minister Manoj Sinha from Ghazipur, his ministerial colleague Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti from Fatehpur and its Uttar Pradesh president Mahendra Nath Pandey from Chandauli. Uttar Pradesh government ministers Rita Bahuguna Joshi and Satyadev Pachauri have been fielded from prestigious Allahabad and Kanpur seats respectively. The party announced ... Read More »

BJP’s Vijay Sankalp Rally culminates today

The aim of the rally is to give an account of five years of the Modi government to the people. Addressing a Vijay Sankalp Rally in Delhi. Home Minister Rajnath Singh unleashed a scathing attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the promises made for women safety. He said ... Read More »

LS Polls: Last day of filing nominations for 2nd phase

The other States and Union Territories where voting will take place in this phase are Karnataka 14 seats, Maharashtra 10 seats, Uttar Pradesh 8, Assam, Bihar and Odisha 5 seats each, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal  3 each, Jammu and Kashmir 2 each, and Manipur, Tripura and Puducherry 1 seat each. ... Read More »

Vice President attends 16th convocation of IGIDR in Mumbai

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday attended the 16th convocation ceremony of Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research in Mumbai, wherein he awarded degrees to various students. Addressing the students, the Vice President said that the country needs research, innovation and transformation. Congratulating the students, he urged the youth of ... Read More »

Mozambique is “ticking bomb” for waterborne diseases, IFRC says

Mozambique is a “ticking bomb” for waterborne diseases such as cholera and typhus as thousands of people have been crowded into makeshift camps after a powerful cyclone hit the country, the head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said. Cholera cases were reported on ... Read More »

BJP’s Central Election Committee meeting held in New Delhi

The central election committee of the BJP was held in the national capital to finalise the names of its candidates for phase 2 of the Lok Sabha elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah, and other senior leaders attended the meet. The committee has decided on the ... Read More »

DRI Nepal officers training begins at NACIN Faridabad

The customized training on “Investigation and Control of Revenue Leakage” is organised as per the request of the Nepal Government. The training is fully supported by the Government of India under Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme. A total 50 officers from DRI Nepal are being trained under this initiative. The first batch of 25 officers had their training at NACIN from 11-15 ... Read More »

Trouble in JNU campus

JNU Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar alleged on Monday that the varsity students forcibly entered his house. He also said that the students detained his wife for hours. He said the students barged inside his residence while he was away and surrounded his wife. He also added that the police were called ... Read More »

Government notifies Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules 2019

The new rules will change the regulatory landscape for the approval of new drugs and conduct of clinical trials in the country. These rules will apply to all new drugs, investigational new drugs for human use, clinical trial, bioequivalence study and Ethics Committee. It has reduced the time for approving ... Read More »

ISRO to launch 29 satellites including EMISAT

Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C45 will take off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota tentatively at 9:30 AM carrying the satellites onboard. EMISAT has been developed for monitoring radar network by India. An ISRO release says, EMISAT, weighing 436 kg, is intended for electromagnetic spectrum measurement. It will be ... Read More »

India Open 2019 to begin

PV Sindhu will play against compatriot Mugdha Agrey at the India Open Super 500 Badminton starting in New Delhi on Tuesday. Youngsters Vrushali Gummadi and Sai Uttejitha Rao Chukka will also be in the fray in women’s singles. Kidambi Srikanth will begin his campaign against Hong Kong’s Wong Wing Ki ... Read More »

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket hits house

Israel has carried out strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, hours after a rocket hit a house north of Tel Aviv. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said the office of Hamas’s political leader and the group’s military intelligence headquarters were among the targets. Gaza’s health ministry said seven ... Read More »

Brexit: Another jolt to PM Theresa May

Another humiliation for the beleaguered Britain Prime Minister Theresa May on Brexit. The MPs have voted to take control of the House Commons business in an unprecedented move to try to find a majority for any Brexit option. The government was defeated by 329 votes to 302 on the cross-party ... Read More »

Congress facing internal strife in many states

Former MLA janardhan paswan also followed her to the BJP camp. International paralympic Deepa Mallik has also joined the BJP. MLA of INLD Kehar Singh Rawat also joined the BJP. She is the first Indian woman to secure a medal in Paralympic Games. The BJP on Monday announced the names ... Read More »