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Vice President confers 1st Democracy Awards in Mumbai

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was also present at the award ceremony held in Mumbai.  The Vice President said that calling India our mother shows the the importance we give to women in our country.  He also asserted that women should get reservation in the Parliament as they are the 50% ... Read More »

Vice President confer 1st Democracy Awards in Mumbai

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was also present at the award ceremony held in Mumbai.  The Vice President said that calling India our mother shows the the importance we give to women in our country.  He also asserted that women should get reservation in the Parliament as they are the 50% ... Read More »

Spl CBI court sends businessman Satish Babu Sana to 5-day remand

He was produced before the court by enforcement directorate who was arrested on Friday in connection with Moin Qureshi money-laundering case.  ED had sought 14 day remand for Satish Babu. He was arrested under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.  The ED had registered a criminal case under ... Read More »

Heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai & adjoining suburbs

Mumbaikars have been witnessing heavy to very heavy rainfall, accompanied by strong winds and lightning, since yesterday leading to waterlogging and traffic congestion at several spots.  Nonstop rains in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane and other suburbs have led to flooding in residential areas.  Mumbai Police requested commuters to avoid water-logged ... Read More »

All stranded passengers of Mahalaxmi Express evacuated successfully

The train had been held up near Badlapur in Thane district since last evening due to water logging on track.  It was carrying about 700 passengers. NDRF, State Disaster Management, Railway Protection Force and fire brigade officials were pressed into service to rescue the stranded passengers.  Relief material like food ... Read More »

US brings back death penalty for federal inmates

The US government will execute its first federal inmate before the end of the year, bringing justice to victims of the most horrific crimes. President Donald Trump has long been a proponent of the death penalty, which is also supported by six in 10 Americans, though support has declined since ... Read More »

Government extends Parliament session till August 7

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi told Lok Sabha that there were around 17 pending bills as he explained the reason for the extension.   Speaker Om Birla then made an announcement in the House about the session’s extension till August 7.     The ongoing session had started on June 7 ... Read More »

BS Yeddyurappa to take oath as Karnataka CM today

He also requested him to hold oath ceremony by this evening. Talking to media, Yeddyurappa said that Governor has agreed for the swearing in today itself. The 14-month-old Congress-JDS coalition government headed by Kumaraswamy collapsed on Tuesday after losing the vote of confidence in the Assembly in a climax to ... Read More »

Open letter against ‘selective outrage and false narratives’

Three days after 49 eminent personalities wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressing concern over alleged incidents of lynching, 62 others have hit back, accusing them of “selective outrage, false narratives and a clear political bias” in an open letter. The authors of this new letter include CBFC chief Prasoon ... Read More »

Japan Open: PV Sindhu crashes out, Praneeth advances to Semis

Sindhu had earlier lost to Yamaguchi in the final of Indonesia Open 15-21 16-21. With yet another loss, Sindhu now has a 10-6 head-to-head record against the Japanese. Meanwhile, B Sai Praneeth continued with his good form as he advanced to the semifinals after an easy straight game 21-12 21-15 ... Read More »

Bajrang Punia qualifies for World Championship

Star wrestler Bajrang Punia needed less than four minutes to book a berth in India’s World Championship squad while Ravi Kumar Dahiya earned his chance by winning the most competitive category during the trials, in New Delhi on Friday. Presence of proven performer Bajrang in the 65kg trials meant that ... Read More »

Pakistan can’t fight direct war against India: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh hailed the valour and courage of armed forces during wars with Pakistan.   Speaking in Lok Sabha, the Defence Minister said that due to lesson taught by armed forces, Pakistan will never think of going into full fledge war with India, rather it remains involved in ... Read More »

Ravi Shankar Prasad condemns Azam Khan’s remarks

Azam Khan made the remark on Thursday when Rama Devi was presiding over the proceedings of the House, leading to uproar with Union Ministers pressing from an apology from the Samajwadi Party leader.   Condemning the Azam Khan’s remarks, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that either Azam Khan should ... Read More »

Lok Sabha passes Companies Amendment Bill

The Bill also seeks to amend the Companies Act, 2013. It aims to tighten Corporate Social Responsibility compliance, transfer certain responsibilities to National Company Law Tribunal and recatgorise certain offences as civil offences. Responding to debate on the bill, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, the bill will ensure improved ease ... Read More »

BS Yediyurappa takes oath Karnataka CM

B S Yediyurappa took oath as Karnataka Chief Minister for the fourth time on Friday evening. Governor Vajubhai Vala administered oath of office and secrecy to him at the Raj Bhavan. Yediyurappa took over the reins of the state three days after the fall of the Congress-JD(S) coalition government that ... Read More »

Pressure mounts on SP MP Azam Khan to apologise for his remarks in Lok Sabha

Leaders from all the political parties termed the remark as inappropriate. Union Ministers condemned Azam Khan’s objectionable comment and demanded stringent action against him in order to ensure no such incident is repeated. Leaders from various political parties also expressed dissent over the Azam khan’s objectionable comment. Urging political parties ... Read More »