PM Narendra Modi to Meet Journalists Over Tea Today

Saturday, 25 October 2014 11:34
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host journalists over tea today in the national capital in what will be his first formal outreach to the media.The 'Deepawali Milan', as the event is being called, will take place around 11…

Pakistan Army again violates ceasefire

Saturday, 25 October 2014 11:11
Jammu: Pakistan Army again resorted to unprovoked overnight firing at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu region using mortars and automatic weapons, an official said Saturday."Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire at Balakote in Poonch district during…

Telangana seeks PM's intervention over share of power from Andhra

Saturday, 25 October 2014 10:55
Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao Friday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and ensure that the state gets its due share of electricity from power plants in Andhra Pradesh."It's your legitimate duty to see to it…

Modi praises clean up efforts after Diwali firecrackers bursting

Saturday, 25 October 2014 10:55
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday congratulated the public for their efforts towards cleaning up the dirt left behind after bursting of firecrackers on Diwali.In tweets posted on the Prime Minister's Office twitter handle, Modi said: "Several friends told…

Centre turns down SSTL's FDI proposal

Saturday, 25 October 2014 10:44
New Delhi: The central government has rejected Sistema Shyam Teleservices' (SSTL) proposal to up its foreign stake to 100 percent due to conversion of redeemable preference shares into equity, an official statement said here Friday.SSTL, which operates under the MTS…

India, China form Asian Infra Investment Bank

Saturday, 25 October 2014 10:44
Beijing: India Friday signed on to a China-led initiative to create an international bank to fund development of infrastructure essential for Asia's economic growth and reduce the dependence on Western-dominated World Bank and International Monetary Fund.Besides the two neighbours, 19…

Three Union ministers' assets increase in five months

Saturday, 25 October 2014 10:42
New Delhi: The assets of at least three union ministers have increased by more than Rs.1 crore since assuming office, the National Election Watch and Association of Democratic Reforms said in a joint statement Friday."Among the ministers who contested the…

BJP's first CM in Haryana M.L. Khattar - a no-nonsense man

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 14:49
Chandigarh: In Haryana's political arena, the name of BJP's Manohar Lal Khattar, who is Haryana's chief minister designate, does not ring a bell with many. The low-profile, 'behind-the-scenes' organisational man of the RSS and BJP is considered to be a…

Not Reluctant to Reveal Black Money Names, Says Arun Jaitley

Friday, 17 October 2014 13:07
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today denied opposition allegations that his government was reluctant to reveal names of tax evaders who have stashed black money in foreign accounts."Where is the question of propaganda? We have no problems in making…

PM Modi Meets Top Military Commanders, To Review Border Situation

Friday, 17 October 2014 12:57
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the country's top military officers at the Defence Ministry on Friday at a time when tension continues along the border with both China and Pakistan.He interacted with all military commanders for the first…
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