Yechuri meets Rajnath, demands release of arrested student leader

Saturday, 13 February 2016 13:53
New Delhi: Communist Party of India-Marxist General Secretary Sitaram Yechuri on Saturday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh regarding the JNU campus incidents and demanded the release of a student leader arrested over sedition charges.Delhi Police on Friday arrested Jawaharlal…

Modi inaugurates Make In India Centre in Mumbai

Saturday, 13 February 2016 13:49
Mumbai: Kicking off the 'Make In India Week', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Make In India Centre at the MMRDA Grounds here along with Swedish Prime Minister Kjell Stefan Lofven and the Prime Minister of Finland, Juha…

Indian Ambassador to Tajikistan passes away

Saturday, 13 February 2016 12:21
New Delhi: India's Ambassador to Tajikistan Biraja Prasad passed away on Saturday morning."Our deepest condolences to the family of Biraja Prasad, our Ambassador to Tajikistan, who tragically passed away this morning," External Affairs Ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup tweeted."The thoughts and…

US okays F-16 sale to Pakistan, India upset

Saturday, 13 February 2016 12:15
New Delhi: India on Saturday reacted strongly to the US decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan and said Washington's envoy will be summoned over this."We are disappointed at the decision of the (Barack) Obama administration to notify…

Modi extends World Radio Day greetings

Saturday, 13 February 2016 12:13
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended his greetings to the nation on the occasion of World Radio Day and said "radio is a beautiful means of communication"."On World Radio Day greetings to radio lovers. Radio is a…

ISI wanted to infiltrate Pune army command: Headley

Saturday, 13 February 2016 12:11
Mumbai: Pakistani-American Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley told Special TADA Court Judge G.A. Sanap that post-26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, he had surveyed sensitive military establishments in Pune, here on Saturday.When asked by Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam what military establishments…

Modi government bullying JNU, says Rahul

Saturday, 13 February 2016 11:47
New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday accused the Narendra Modi government of "bullying" an institution like the Jawaharlal Nehru University because it will not toe to its line.In tweets, Gandhi said that while any anti-India sentiment was…

Economic problems Manmohan's gift to the nation, says BJP

Saturday, 13 February 2016 11:35
New Delhi: Hitting back at former prime minister Manmohan Singh over his criticism of Narendra Modi governments' economic policies, the BJP said on Friday that the problems are his gift to the nation."He rightly identifies a lot of issues Indian…

We should not tolerate intolerance: Amartya Sen

Saturday, 13 February 2016 11:36
New Delhi: Asserting intolerance should not be tolerated, renowned economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said that silencing of dissent and generating fear in the minds of people makes it much harder to have a dialogue-based democratic society."India is being…