Pompeo on three-day visit to India from June 25

Pompeo on three-day visit to India from June 25

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on the proposed budget estimates and justification for FY2020 for the State Department on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be on three-day visit here from next […]

Priyanka flays UP government over crimes against women

Priyanka flays UP government over crimes against women

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, a leader of India’s main opposition Congress party, addresses her party’s supporters during a public meeting in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India, March 12, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave(REUTERS) New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Thursday slammed the Uttar Pradesh government over crimes committed against women and demanded to know when […]

Create environment of trust: Modi to Imran

Create environment of trust: Modi to Imran

IANS file Photo New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan that India seeks normal and cooperative relations with his country, but for that an “environment of trust, free of terror, violence and hostility” needs to be created. Modi wrote this to Khan in response to his […]

AES spreads outside Muzaffarpur in Bihar

AES spreads outside Muzaffarpur in Bihar

A view of an over-crowded ward with children showing symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) as they undergo treatment at a hospital, in Muzaffarpur. The death toll rose to 100 in Muzaffarpur and the adjoining districts in Bihar. (Image: PTI) Patna, June 20 (IANS) After 118 children died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in […]

Violence erupts in Bengal’s Bhatpara, one dead

Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) A man was killed as violence erupted in North 24 Parganas district’s Bhatpara on Thursday following which police opened fire and deployed the Rapid Action Force amid the ongoing post-poll violence in West Bengal. BJP MP Arjun Singh claimed that the victim was shot in the head, while six others also […]

I won’t be part of electing new Congress chief: Rahul

I won’t be part of electing new Congress chief: Rahul

Congress President Rahul Gandhi being greeted by the party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on his 49th birthday, at the AICC headquarters in New Delhi. (Image: PTI) New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that he will not participate in the process of electing […]

Congress calls Kovind’s speech ‘hollow, uninspiring’

Congress calls Kovind’s speech ‘hollow, uninspiring’

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday described President Ram Nath Kovind’s speech in Parliament as “hollow” and “uninspiring”. Addressing the media, party leader Anand Sharma and Leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said Kovind’s address to the joint session of Parliament was just a repetition of Prime Minister […]

‘One nation, one election’

‘One nation, one election’

PM to form committee, while opposition resists New Delhi, June 19 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an all-party meeting on Wednesday said that a committee will be formed to look into the various issues regarding the “one nation, one election” plan. Eight key opposition parties staying away from the meeting with several expressing strong […]

Three Indian varsities among top 200 globally

Three Indian varsities among top 200 globally

IIT Bombay has emerged as the top Indian university for the second time in a row. (IITB logo Courtesy: http://www.iitb.ac.in) New Delhi, June 19 (IANS): Three Indian universities — IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi and Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc) — have found a place among the top 200 in the 2020 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) […]