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Former Manipur Congress chief joins BJP

New Delhi : Former Manipur Congress president Govindas Konthoujam joined the BJP on Sunday, saying he was impressed with the Modi government”s development work for the region. He joined the BJP in the presence of Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh, state BJP chief A Sharda Devi, Rajya Sabha MP ... Read More »

SC quashes FIR against Anurag Thakur, former HP CM Dhumal

The case related to alleged irregularities in granting land on lease for construction of the Dharamshala cricket stadium. Thakur, Dhumal and Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association had challenged the high court order of April 25, 2014. However, the Himachal Pradesh High Court had refused to quash the FIR and stay the ... Read More »

Former Nepal PM PK Dahal ‘Prachanda’ calls on PM Modi

The two leaders discussed the progress in India-Nepal relations, as well as other issues of mutual interest. The Prime Minister fondly recalled their previous interactions and thanked Prachanda for his valuable contributions in strengthening India-Nepal relations. Recalling his two visits to Nepal this year, the Prime Minister said that India-Nepal relations ... Read More »

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee dies at 89

Kolkata: Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee, who was put on ventilator support in a Kolkata-based hospital following a heart attack, died on Monday. Chatterjee, 89, was suffering from a kidney-related ailment. He was moved to the hospital on Tuesday.  A 12-member team of doctors was keeping a constant watch ... Read More »

Former champs Sharapova, Kvitova crash out, Nadal, Djokovic through B

Sharapova, the 2004 champion, was joinedon Tuesday at the exit by 2011 and 2014 winner Petra Kvitova who was stunned by Belarusian world number 50 Aliaksandra Sasnovich. However, two-time men’s champion Rafael Nadal and three-time winner Novak Djokovic eased into the second round. Sharapova was cruising to victory at one ... Read More »

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram appears before ED

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED)  for the second round of questioning in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case.  The senior Congress leader arrived at the ED’s headquarter annexe office in New Delhi.He was summoned for today after he was first questioned on June 5 ... Read More »

PM Modi visits former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at AIIMS

A statement from AIIMS said that he is stable and a team of doctors under supervision of Dr. Randeep Guleria are conducting tests.  The 93-year-old leader has been admitted on doctors’ advice. The BJP stalwart ruled India as Prime Minister between 1998 & 2004. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP veteran ... Read More »

Former President Mukherjee stresses plurarism and tolerance at RSS function

Former President Pranab Mukherjee was welcomed by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh founder KB Hedgewar’s birthplace in Nagpur. Pranab Mukherjee who participated as the Chief Guest at the concluding ceremony of RSS’ Tritya Varsh Training Programme spoke on the concepts of nation, nationalism and patrotism. He said ... Read More »

PM Modi gives Padma Shri award to former Singaporean diplomat

Koh was among 10 ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) receipts of the prestigious award this year. “Prof Tommy Koh, former diplomat of Singapore, was handed over the Padma award by Prime Minister Modi in the presence of Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. The award was announced in January ... Read More »

Former PM Mahathir Mohamad storms back to power in Malaysia

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Bin Mohamad has scored a historic victory in the country’s general election. The election commission said Mahathir’s party Pakatan Harapan won 115 seats, over the threshold of 112 seats needed to form a government. Mahathir, defeated the governing Barisan Nasional coalition, which has been in ... Read More »

SC: Former Uttar Pradesh CMs can’t retain govt bungalows

A bench headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi said the amendment in the legislation was ultra vires to the Constitution since it transgresses the concept of equality under the Constitution. The bench said the amendment was “arbitrary, discriminatory” and violates the concept of equality. The apex court said that once such ... Read More »

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