Mukherjee travelling to Sweden amid row over Bofors remarks

New Delhi: As President Pranab Mukherjee prepares to travel to Sweden on a three-day visit from Sunday, a controversy has been triggered over his telling Sweden's Dagens Nyheter daily that the Bofors gun issue was not a scandal but rather…

Where are the good days, AAP questions Modi

New Delhi: Around 100 supporters of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) held a noisy protest here on Wednesday, questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government's claim of 'acche din' (good days).Led by Dilip Pandey, leader of the party's Delhi…

Rijiju says 'misquoted' on beef controversy

New Delhi: Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said he was "misquoted" while commenting on a statement of ministerial colleague Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on meat-eating habits of people.In a statement issued here, Rijiju said he was…

Modi pays tribute to Nehru

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid his tributes to country's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary."Tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his Punya Tithi. We remember his contribution as a freedom fighter and as…

First-time BJP MP bags Sansad Ratna award

Chennai: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader P.P. Chaudhary, a first-time Lok Sabha member from Rajasthan, has been selected for the Sansad Ratna 2015 Awards for his performance in the house till the end of the budget session."Chaudhary is among four…

India's aid to Nepal 'very welcome by the country': UNDP

United Nations: India's assistance to earthquake ravaged Nepal has been "very welcome by that country," according to a top UN Development Programme official."We have seen the Indian armed forces providing the first response," UNDP's Assistant Administrator, Magdy Martnez-Soliman, told reporters…

BJP, government enlist achievements, Congress hits back

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a channel dedicated to farmers to mark his government's first anniversary while union ministers and BJP leaders held press conferences and public meetings in different parts of the country. The Congress…

Jaitley happy with Swiss naming black money account-holders

Karnali (Gujarat): Expressing satisfaction with Swiss authorities sharing the names of two Indian nationals in connection with black money stashed abroad, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday that the move should provide enough indications of action against those holding…
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