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India Election 2019

  • India to Perth direct flights a certainty, but locking in an airline proves challenging 16 Sep 2019 05:55 India’s oldest private airline, Jet Airways, collapsed in April this year and one of the country’s biggest – the government-controlled and debt-ridden Air India – is up for sale. “In India, it's a little challenging. We've confronted their …
  • Cowards: Pawar attacks former NCP colleagues who joined BJP ahead of Assembly polls 16 Sep 2019 04:13 Mumbai: Launching a frontal attack on his former colleagues who have quit the NCP to join the ruling BJP ahead of the Assembly elections in Maharashtra, party chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday termed them "cowards" and said people will show them their …
  • 'Historic, unprecedented': Indian envoy on Trump's presence at 'Howdy, Modi!' 16 Sep 2019 04:13 Washington: US President Donald Trump will join Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Houston’s mega “Howdy, Modi!” event on September 22, the White House said on Sunday. Reflecting on the new bonhomie in the India-US ties under the Trump administration, this is …
  • India: Free Kashmiris Arbitrarily Detained 16 Sep 2019 02:50 Kashmiri women and children participate in a protest march in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, September 13, 2019.  © 2019 AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan (New York) – Indian authorities should immediately release detained Kashmiris who have not been …
  • Stock pick of the week: UltraTech Cement to benefit from government's infra push 16 Sep 2019 01:20 Despite the ongoing economic slowdown and below average monsoon in 2018, the cement industry did well during 2018-19 and reported a jump in volume of around 13%. Since this jump has happened after a 9% volume growth in 2017-18, it can be considered a …
  • 'Will Not Fight Elections Unless J&K Statehood Is Restored,' Says NC Leader Akbar Lone 16 Sep 2019 00:07 National Conference MP and senior leader Mohammad Akbar Lone on Sunday said that his party will not participate in elections unless the statehood of Jammu and Kashmir is restored by the government.   Describing the revocation of Article 370 as New Delhi…
  • 'Will Implement NRC In Haryana As Well,' Says CM Khattar Ahead Of State Polls 16 Sep 2019 00:06 After Assam, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday announced that the National Register of Citizens will be implemented in the state. Besides this, constitution of a Law Commission is also being considered in the state and an independent …
  • Envoy lauds India's role in Tunisia liberation 15 Sep 2019 23:35 New Delhi: India’s emphasis on robust links with the Islamic world can’t have a more vociferous supporter — the North African nation of Tunisia, the original home of the ‘Arab Spring’ that shook the middle-east less than a decade ago. Tunisian Ambassador …
  • India Remains a Flawed Democracy Despite Being an Electoral Wonder 15 Sep 2019 22:07 The President of Taiwan, Tsai Ing Wen, once said, “Democracy is not just an election, it is our daily life.” In this context, the World Democracy Day, celebrated on September 15, is an opportune moment to ponder over the state of democracy in the world. …
  • J-K elections after delimitation of constituencies: JP Nadda 15 Sep 2019 16:58 THANE: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) working president J P Nadda on Sunday said that the elections in Jammu and Kashmir would be held only after the delimitation of the constituencies. "Jammu and Kashmir has been given the status of a Union Territory …
  • Embattled Israeli PM, Netanyahu fights for survival in do-over election 15 Sep 2019 11:03 Jerusalem: A visibly frantic Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in the fight of his political life as the country heads to national elections for the second time this year. With Netanyahu locked in a razor tight race and facing the likelihood of criminal …
  • PPP accuses centre of ruining economy, calls for elections 15 Sep 2019 04:17 KARACHI: The Pakistan Peoples Party on Friday accused the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government of ruining the economy and called for fresh elections in the country, echoing a statement by a federal minister who cited a similar reason for granting control of …
  • India’s chicanery on Kashmir 15 Sep 2019 03:47 MEDIA reports and politicians’ statements have stated that revoking Indian-occupied Kashmir’s special status is a contravention of United Nations resolutions. This is incorrect. India initiated a sly ploy in occupied Jammu and Kashmir in September 1951 and …
  • PIL in Bombay HC seeking to postpone Maharashtra Assembly polls 15 Sep 2019 03:32 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sept 13 (ANI): A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in Bombay High Court seeking to postpone the upcoming assembly elections in Maharashtra stating that it might delay the relief work for people affected by floods …
  • No issue between Shiv Sena, BJP over seat-sharing: Uddhav Thackeray 15 Sep 2019 03:32 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sept 13 (ANI): Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said there was no issue with ally BJP over seat-sharing for the Assembly elections in Maharashtra. "Everything between us (Shiv Sena and BJP) is already decided,…
  • Bickering led to Congress drubbing in LS elections: Dr G Parameshwar 14 Sep 2019 23:30 Tumakuru: A fact-finding committee constituted by the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) to look into the party's debacle in the Lok Sabha elections has said that bickering among its leaders led to the defeat, according to former deputy chief …
  • ‘China way or democracy? India will decide Net fate’ 14 Sep 2019 23:26 The Indian Express Adda with Nick Clegg, Vice President of Global Affairs and Communications, Facebook & Former Deputy PM of the United Kingdom in conversation with Anant Goenka Executive Director, The Indian Express Group and Shubhajit Roy,Senior …
  • Domestic cricket giants who never played for India 14 Sep 2019 06:53 Amol Muzumdar is South Africa's interim batting coach, a worthy recognition for the Mumbai batsman who scored prolifically in domestic cricket but never represented India. There are several other cricketers like him who narrowly missed the bus. Here…
  • NCP MP, Chhatrapati Shivaji's Descendant Udayanraje Bhosale Joins BJP 14 Sep 2019 06:49 NCP MP Udayanraje Bhosale joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in New Delhi on Saturday in the presence of top saffron party leaders, including its president Amit Shah and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, with Shah asserting that the BJP-led …
  • 312 Sikh foreign nationals removed from government blacklist 14 Sep 2019 05:20 NEW DELHI: With an eye on Delhi elections, the Centre on Friday has removed names of 312 Sikh foreign nationals from the 35-year-old blacklist and only two persons figure in the list now. Last month, the home ministry allowed a Special Investigation Team ( …
  • PPP calls for fresh elections 14 Sep 2019 03:56 PPP calls for fresh elections KARACHI: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) on Friday called for fresh elections in the country amid tensions with the federal government over administrative affairs of Karachi. Addressing a press conference, PPP leader Raza …
  • Pakistan should hand over PoK to India: Union minister Ramdas Athawale 13 Sep 2019 18:33 Image Source : FILE Union Minister Ramdas Athawale said that people in POK want to be part of India. Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Friday said it is in Pakistan's interest to hand over PoK to India as several reports suggest people in the occupied …
  • BCCI on track to hold elections as planned on October 22: Vinod Rai 13 Sep 2019 15:17 New Delhi: Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai on Friday said the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is on track for holding elections as planned on October 22. He also said almost 30 state associations are …
  • Do not mistake our ‘ailing’ economy with defense capability, Rasheed tells India 13 Sep 2019 11:58 by INP , (Last Updated 5 seconds ago) MUZAFFARABAD: Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Friday warned India not to mistake what he dubbed as the ailing economy of Pakistan with the defense capabilities of the country. Rasheed made the remarks …
  • ABVP Replicated BJP Lok Sabha Poll Strategy In Delhi University Elections 13 Sep 2019 11:37 ABVP's Akshit Dahiya has won the post of President, defeating NSUI's Chetna Tyagi by 19,000 votes. New Delhi: Replicating BJP's approach to reach the maximum voters, its affiliate ABVP deployed volunteers on the pattern of 'Panna Pramukh…
  • Haryana elections: Dushyant Chautala’s JJP declares 7 candidates 13 Sep 2019 08:44 Dushyant Chautala. (File) Even before any announcement on the campaign, the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) on Friday declared the names of seven candidates for the Haryana Assembly elections which are likely to take place in October. According to the list …
  • Betting on 4 pockets in broader markets: S Krishna Kumar 13 Sep 2019 07:35 Consumption discretionaries and the domestic cyclicals to offer a lot of alpha to the portfolio in the next three years, says S Krishna Kumar, CIO - Equity & Executive Vice President, Sundaram AMC. Excerpts from an interview with ETNOW. Do you think we …
  • Joe Biden Fights Off Rivals In Third Democratic Debate For 2020 Elections 13 Sep 2019 06:27 Joe Biden on the offensive in the third Democratic debate of 2020 White House race Houston, United States: Frontrunner Joe Biden went on the offensive Thursday in the third Democratic debate of the 2020 White House race, clashing with top rivals on the …
  • Those Who Thought They Are Above Law Are Now In Jail: PM Modi In Veiled Reference To Chidambaram 13 Sep 2019 04:47 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took a dig at former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram, saying some people facing allegations of corruption have already been put in their "rightful place", a reference to him being sent to jail early …
  • India Inc revenue growth in Q1 skids to 11-quarter low of 5.7% 13 Sep 2019 03:07 Weak consumer sentiment, along with a slowdown in the infrastructure sector and softening commodity prices have slowed revenue growth for the corporate sector to its slowest pace in 11 quarters. The cumulative revenue growth of 642 companies in the Indian …
  • Catholic leaders appeal for help after Jesuit school in India attacked 13 Sep 2019 02:04 Ranchi, India, Sep 12, 2019 / 07:01 pm (CNA).- Catholics in the Archdiocese of Ranchi have appealed for help after a local Jesuit mission was brutally attacked by a large armed mob last week. St. John Berchmans Inter College, a Jesuit school and hostel …
  • Future of India — defacing city 13 Sep 2019 00:56 These photos are from Satyawati College, Ashok Vihar. Every year in the name of Elections, Dusu candidates, the so-called future of India, turn our city into a filthy mess by going on a spree of defacing every public space as if it's their birth right. …
  • Lone Muslim MLA of TRS party to join BJP 12 Sep 2019 23:31 Hyderabad: The saffron hunt for pink scalps has begun. Shattering the confidence exuded by Chief Minister and TRS chief K. Chandrashekar Rao to his nervous senior party leaders a few days ago, the first of the MLAs from the ruling party has decided to quit …
  • Manmohan is sceptical about India's $5 tr GDP dream 12 Sep 2019 20:08 The dangerous thing about the present situation is that the government is complacent enough to not realise that we are in the midst of a protracted economic slowdown, Singh said. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said there was no hope of …
  • As Pak goes on anti-India rant, world must see its role in Kashmir 12 Sep 2019 18:49 Doha [Qatar], Sep 12 (ANI): At a time when Pakistan has been ranting up false narrative on Kashmir to divert international attention over its so-called "Indian aggression" in the region, the world community should not overlook the role that the …
  • US-China trade war a 'golden' opportunity for India 12 Sep 2019 17:17 The US is the largest consumer of gems and jewellery in the world contributing nearly 40 per cent of global production. If India can tap the opportunity, its overall exports to the US could jump by 10 per cent to $ 11 billion this year. India’s gems and …
  • View: Go for buy on dips strategy in gold, avoid panic selling 12 Sep 2019 16:04 China announced that they will hold talks with the US this October. This is not new. It’s a vicious circle with the US administration being tough on China and slapping tariffs. Then stock markets fall on trade war fears. Then both US-China hints at …
  • India Inc revenue growth skid to 11-quarter low 12 Sep 2019 12:59   The cumulative revenue growth of 642 companies in the Indian corporate sector skid to an 11-quarter low at 5.7 per cent in Q1 FY2020 mainly due to weak consumer sentiments and subdued government spending on Infrastructure. As per ICRA Ratings, the …
  • US urges India to engage with Kashmiri leaders 12 Sep 2019 04:25 WASHINGTON: The US State Department has urged India to resume political engagement with Kashmiri leaders and schedule promised elections in their occupied region as soon as possible. On Monday, US President Donald Trump reiterated his offer to help India …
  • Grumblings in TRS are music to Naidu's ears 12 Sep 2019 01:08 ADILABAD: Taking advantage of the dissent that has cropped up in the Telangana Rashtra Samiti, the Telugu Desam is looking to revive itself in Telangana. It is said that ‘self-respect’ for the downtrodden will be the mantra of the party’s revival in …
  • KT Rama Rao faces civic polls challenge 12 Sep 2019 01:08 Hyderabad: After taking oath as a minister in his father’s Cabinet for a second time, the major task ahead for K.T. Rama Rao is to secure a big win for his party in the ensuing Municipal elections. Earlier, after taking over as the working president of the …
  • India's Kashmir move: Two perspectives 11 Sep 2019 22:53 Image copyright Abid Bhat Image caption Article 370 granted special status for the part of Kashmir India controls India's decision to revoke Article 370, a constitutional provision that granted special status for the part of Kashmir it controls, …
  • NCP's Ganesh Naik joins BJP 11 Sep 2019 20:43 Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sept 11 (ANI): Former Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and ex-Maharashtra minister Ganesh Naik joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Wednesday. Naik joined the BJP in the presence of Maharashtra Chief …
  • Liberals’ economic plan, Trans Mountain’s construction snags and Netflix counters Apple with India deal 11 Sep 2019 13:19 Good morning! It’s finally here. The federal elections are set to kick off today and Canadians can expect to be bombarded with a new wave of gimmickry, falsehoods, grandstanding and promises from today till Oct 21 (perhaps even beyond). Right on cue, we …
  • Netanyahu Vows To Annex Occupied Jordan Valley; Turkey, Saudi Arabia Condemn His Pledge 11 Sep 2019 09:25 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to annex part of the occupied West Bank on the border with Jordan if he is voted back into office next week. Netanyahu said he would apply "Israeli sovereignty over the Jordan Valley and northern …
  • JNU Will Survive Morons, For Resistance To Tyranny, Ignorance Is At Core Of Its DNA 11 Sep 2019 09:25 Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration is unique. Perhaps even matchless in the history of education. We have heard numerous stories of varsity administrations making tireless efforts to improve academic standards, minimize violence and public …
  • For peace in Afghanistan, support for terror groups from beyond borders must end: India 11 Sep 2019 08:30 By PTI UNITED NATIONS: In a veiled reference to Pakistan, India has told the UN Security Council that the support and safe havens enjoyed by terror groups like the Taliban, the Haqqani Network, LeT and JeM from "beyond Afghanistan's borders" …
  • Global community must address Pak terror sanctuaries: India 11 Sep 2019 07:00 United Nations, Sep 11 (IANS) While the US peace overtures to the Taliban founder, India has said that the international community should address the problem of sanctuaries for terrorists in Pakistan. “The support and safe havens enjoyed from beyond …
  • J&K Block Development Council polls likely to be held next month: report 11 Sep 2019 06:50 New Delhi: Block Development Council elections will likely to be conducted in Jammu and Kashmir before the state is formally declared a Union Territory on October 31, reported News18. According to The Hindu report, the schedule of the polls will be …
  • Why Is India Making Its Own People Stateless? 11 Sep 2019 05:32 DHAKA, Bangladesh — More than 1.9 million people living in Assam, a state of about 33 million in northeastern India, effectively became stateless recently. Many have never lived anywhere but in India, and yet late last month, the government, claiming to …
  • Sonia Gandhi-Jyotiraditya Scindia meet postponed 11 Sep 2019 01:29 Bhopal: The crucial meeting between Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and senior party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, scheduled to be held on Tuesday to discuss the vexed issue of appointing a new chief for Madhya Pradesh Congress, has been postponed. …
  • Protests over Citizenship Amendment Bill in Assam 11 Sep 2019 01:28 Guwahati: Indication from the Centre that it might revive the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) soon has sparked a strong reaction in Assam, with Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) organising a protest against Union home minister Amit Shah for …
  • Sharad Pawar for Congress-NCP-MNS alliance 11 Sep 2019 01:28 New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday met Nationalist Congress Party supremo Sharad Pawar for seat-sharing talks in the coming Maharashtra Assembly elections that the two parties are fighting in an alliance. Sources said Mr Pawar made …
  • Kin not spared, D K Shivakumar daughter summoned by ED 11 Sep 2019 01:28 Bengaluru: After arresting Congress strongman and former minister D.K. Shivakumar in a money laundering case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED)  has now brought his family members under its scanner and served summons to his 22 –year- old daughter, Aishwarya …
  • Conflict between India, Pakistan over Kashmir less heated now: Donald Trump 10 Sep 2019 23:04 US President Donald Trump. (Reuters/File) Tensions between India and Pakistan over Kashmir are “less heated” now as compared to two weeks ago, US President Donald Trump has said, reiterating his offer to help the two South Asian neighbours ease the …
  • Afghanistan: As Afghanistan Elections Approach, Special Representative Underscores Importance of Resumed Talks between Kabul, Taliban, in Briefing to Security Council 10 Sep 2019 22:02 SC/13945 Security Council 8613th Meeting (AM) While operational and technical preparations for the upcoming 28 September presidential election are on track, deep concerns such as voter security, turnout and possible fraud still remain, the top United …
  • Actor-Turned-Politician Urmila Matondkar Quits Congress, Cites 'Petty In-House Politics' As Reason 10 Sep 2019 21:32 Trouble continues to mount on Maharashtra Congress as actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar resigned as a party member on Tuesday, citing " petty in-house politics" as the primary reason. In a statement, Matondkar said: "My political and …
  • After Assam Citizens List, Plans Of Detention Centre Near Mumbai- Sources 10 Sep 2019 21:23 The Assam government is spending Rs 46 crore on a purpose-built detention centre in Goalpara district Mumbai:  The Maharashtra Home Ministry has reportedly written to the Navi Mumbai planning authority asking for land on which to build a detention centre …
  • Ex-Pak Hindu lawmaker seeks political asylum in India 10 Sep 2019 13:45 Chandigarh: Former Hindu lawmaker from Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, Baldev Kumar, on Tuesday sought political asylum from New Delhi. He is staying with his wife Bhavana and two children in his in-law’s house in Punjab’s …
  • Situation at India-Pakistan International Border Calm After Scrapping of Kashmir's Special Status 10 Sep 2019 13:18 Asia & Pacific 15:57 10.09.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Once known as hotbed of infiltration and cross border tensions, the International Border dividing India and Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir is today a quiet place. Unperturbed by India and …
  • India racing the clock to regain Trump’s trade favor 10 Sep 2019 12:06 The United States and India are racing to settle several outstanding trade disputes in time for President Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to finalize a limited accord when they meet later this month during an annual U.N. General Assembly session. …
  • Pakistan politician seeks asylum in India 10 Sep 2019 10:29 He said he won't go back to Pakistan. Former Hindu lawmaker from Prime Minister Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, Baldev Kumar, on Tuesday sought political asylum from New Delhi. He is staying with his wife Bhavana and two children in …
  • India has limited room to ease fiscal policy due to high debt: Fitch 10 Sep 2019 09:30 New Delhi, Sep 10 () Fitch Ratings on Tuesday forecasted India's economic growth at 6.6 per cent during the current year, down from 6.8 per cent in the previous year, and said the government has only limited room to ease fiscal policy because of high …
  • Essential to hold elections in Congress for most leadership posts, including CWC: Tharoor 10 Sep 2019 09:04 NEW DELHI: It is essential to hold elections for most leadership posts in the Congress, including for the working committee membership, senior leader Shashi Tharoor has said, confident that the party, under interim chief Sonia Gandhi, will soon work …
  • Former Pakistan lawmaker Baldev Kumar seeks political asylum in India, citing persecution 10 Sep 2019 08:54 Former Pakistan MLA Baldev KumarTwitter A former member of the Provincial Assembly (MPA) of Pakistan and minority leader, Baldev Kumar, has sought political asylum in India, citing persecution of the minorities in the country. The political figure, who was …
  • Quader- No Bangladeshi intruded into India after 1971 10 Sep 2019 05:58 File photo of Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, who is also the general secretary of ruling Awami League Dhaka Tribune 'Not a single Bangladeshi intruded into India after 1971 and Bangladesh has nothing to worry over Assam situation,…
  • AAP govt favours those who want to break India: Meenakshi Lekhi 09 Sep 2019 23:09 Meenakshi Lekhi also wondered if the AAP was considering fielding these people in the upcoming Assembly elections. New Delhi: Days after Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said his government is yet to decide on granting prosecution sanction in the 2016 …
  • Letter to BS: India needs a government which gives freedom to people 09 Sep 2019 18:47 This refers to “Strong government, weak reform” (SWOT, September 5) by Kanika Datta. India needs a government which gives freedom to people — even freedom from the nationalism rhetoric from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and from Gujarat to Arunachal Pradesh. Is …
  • DU Students Union elections; Nadeem Javed made in charge 09 Sep 2019 17:54 New Delhi: Preparations are in full swing for Students Union elections 2019 in Delhi University. Presently the Delhi University Students Union is dominated by ABVP and it is a big challenge for Congress and other students’ organisations to defeat it. …
  • Mumbai: PM Modi launches city’s first ‘Make in India’ coach, lays foundation for three more lines 09 Sep 2019 17:21 Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and other leaders at the event in Mumbai on Saturday. (Express photo) In a massive boost to infrastructure in Mumbai, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the …
  • India: MRG joins 124 NGOs condemning mass-disenfranchisement in Assam 09 Sep 2019 16:37 On 31 August 2019, the Indian state of Assam published the final version of the Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC). An act of mass deprivation of nationality, the NRC excludes 1,906,657 residents – approximately 6% of the population of Assam – …
  • Russia Has 'Very Good Partners', India and China, for Competing With West - BRICS Forum President 09 Sep 2019 15:47 BRICS International Forum President Purnima Anand believes that the main force driving the BRICS nations is cooperation between Russia, India, and China, with Russia being the largest democratic country in the world and India the most populous. Purnima …
  • Cricket Buzz: Gill's fifty puts India 'A' in control 09 Sep 2019 15:10 IMAGE: A big innings from Gill, will put him in contention for a spot in senior team. Photograph: Shubman Gill/Twitter Young Shubman Gill was back in form with an unbeaten 66 after India 'A' bowlers set the platform, dismissing South Africa …
  • Rs 227 crore spent by BJD in 2019 Lok Sabha, Assembly elections 09 Sep 2019 07:31 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The BJD spent a whopping Rs 227.79 crore in the four-phase 2019 Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in which it secured a landslide victory and rode back to power for the fifth consecutive term. According to the statement …
  • India: why a new law criminalising Muslim ‘instant divorce’ has divided feminists 09 Sep 2019 01:05 SINCE a law making it illegal for Muslim men to divorce their wives by pronouncing the word “talaq” three times was finally passed by the Indian parliament at the end of July, it has been the focus of bitter argument. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights …
  • 'ISRO spirit' in country, moon mission has united India: PM Narendra Modi 08 Sep 2019 17:12 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said an "ISRO spirit" has gripped the country, which has been united by the moon mission Chandrayaan-2, and the nation now looks beyond success and failure. He was addressing the BJP's 'Vijay Sankalp …
  • India’s self-destruction 08 Sep 2019 02:18 THE killings of Kashmiris continue unabated in India-occupied Kashmir. Recent human rights violations in held-Kashmir by Indian forces have shaken world conscience. This is the new phase of aggressive and hegemonic Hindu nationalism. Indian secularism that …
  • Infighting gets out- Sanjay Nirupam happy Milind Deora no longer Mumbai Congress chief - India News 07 Sep 2019 23:01 It is an open secret that former Mumbai Regional Congress Committee (MRCC) presidents Sanjay Nirupam and Milind Deora, the two prominent faces of the Congress party in Mumbai, haven't had the most cordial political relationship in the past. And now, …
  • 'Broken System': Ex-Starbucks CEO Pulls Out Of 2020 US Elections 07 Sep 2019 03:27 Former Starbucks Corp chief executive Howard Schultz has abandoned plans for an independent presidential run, saying he did not want to split the electorate and help re-elect U.S. President Donald Trump in 2020, according to a statement on his website. …
  • ‘CoA looking to keep certain states away from BCCI elections’ 06 Sep 2019 10:35 New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) While announcing the extension of deadline for the state association elections of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Committee of Administrators (CoA) has also made it clear that there will be no further …
  • CoA extends BCCI's state association elections deadline to September 28 06 Sep 2019 10:23 Mumbai: The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) on Friday extended the deadline for completing Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) state association elections to September 28. Earlier, the CoA had announced September 14 …
  • India, Indonesia have shared vision on Indo-Pacific & territorial integrity: Jaishankar 05 Sep 2019 19:31 NEW DELHI: Foreign Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday asserted that India-Indonesia Shared Vision of Maritime Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific agreed during Prime Minister’s visit last year, is a recognition that India and Indonesia, as two major economies …
  • India's solar energy addition dips 14 pc to 1.5 GW in June quarter: Report 05 Sep 2019 12:58 New Delhi, Sep 5 () Solar installations in the country declined 14 per cent to 1,510 megawatts (MW) in the second quarter of 2019, compared to 1,761 MW in the previous quarter, according to a report by Mercom India Research on Thursday. The installations …
  • Russia expands its largest coal port, sends cargo to India 05 Sep 2019 10:28 By Vladimir Soldatkin and Gabrielle Tetrault-Farber VLADIVOSTOK: Russia has launched the third export line at its largest coal terminal in the Far East region, loading the first cargo for Indian company JSW Steel, Vostochny Port said on Thursday. Russia …
  • India’s reliance on Central Bank cash puts budget funding at risk 05 Sep 2019 03:24 By Vrishti Beniwal India’s government is increasingly relying on one-time revenue measures to plug its budget gap, raising questions about how it will finance spending pledges further out. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is counting on a record $24 …
  • British MPs Reject Boris Johnson's Call For Early Elections, Brexit Plan 04 Sep 2019 23:17 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government was left in limbo on Wednesday after MPs voted to derail his Brexit plan and rejected his call for an early election to break the political deadlock. Just six weeks after taking office, Johnson lost his …
  • Netanyahu again cancels India trip ahead of Israel election 04 Sep 2019 21:46 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled his trip to India, which was slated to take place next week ahead of Israel’s upcoming general election on 17 September. Netanyahu had been due to visit his “close friend” and political ally, Indian …
  • Visit to Russia, Britain has more electoral benefits for PM than India 04 Sep 2019 19:23 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks at his watch before delivering a statement at the Knesset, Israel's parliament,. (photo credit: REUTERS) When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Tuesday and …
  • Hong Kong Protesters Go Global, Seeking Support from Taiwan, India, U.S. 04 Sep 2019 17:59 Wong spoke in Taiwan Tuesday alongside activists Lester Shum and Eddie Chu, the Taipei Times reported, visiting the headquarters of two of Taiwan’s largest political parties, the New Power Party (NPP) and the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). Wong …
  • Over 1,000 Egyptians participate in India’s demand-driven training programmes: Embassy 04 Sep 2019 11:44 More than 1,000 Egyptians have participated in the demand-driven and response-oriented training programmes in India over the last few years, the Indian embassy to Egypt said on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the 55th anniversary of Indian Technical & Economic …
  • Israel PM Netanyahu cancels visit to India 04 Sep 2019 11:36 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called off his September 9 visit to India because of scheduling constraints ahead of the country’s national elections later this month.  This was the second time this year that Tel Aviv cancelled Netanyahu’s …
  • Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu cancels visit to India 04 Sep 2019 04:33 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday (Sept 3) cancelled a planned visit to India on September 9 to meet his counterpart Narendra Modi who last month annexed the disputed territory of Kashmir. This is the second time this year that Netanyahu …
  • Ahead of state polls, Election Commission of India wants social media to follow the code 04 Sep 2019 03:24 BENGALURU: The Election Commission of India has asked social media companies including Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Google, Share-Chat and ByteDance to follow the voluntary code of ethics they adopted during the Lok Sabha elections for all upcoming state …
  • Elections Likely In UK As MPs Defeat Boris Johnson's Brexit Strategy Vote 03 Sep 2019 22:57 London: Prime Minister Boris Johnson raised the prospect of a snap election on Tuesday after he suffered a major parliamentary defeat over his Brexit strategy that could delay Britain's exit from the European Union. Just six weeks after taking office, …
  • Beto O’Rourke stumps in Virginia for Democrats in pivotal state elections 03 Sep 2019 20:49 Virginia Democrat Dan Helmer got a boost in his bid to unseat Del. Tim Hugo over the Labor Day weekend when presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke appeared by his side to whip up voter enthusiasm in a pivotal state election this November. O’Rourke traveled …
  • Romila Thapar and JNU: Can India’s Left go to the rescue? 03 Sep 2019 20:33 The octogenarian opposed narrow Muslim demands in the 1970s to change the secular character of AMU. Najman Bua’s story about the defiant tamarind leaf resurfaced in one’s thoughts the other day. We learnt last week of a malodorous decision taken by Delhi’s …
  • India irked by Pakistani speechwriter of Bernie Sanders 03 Sep 2019 17:49 –Pakistani-American Faiz Shakir wrote US presidential candidate’s Kashmir speech Democratic presidential candidate for the US Elections 2020 Bernie Sanders on Sunday delivered a fiery speech, wherein he expressed deep concerns over India’s “unacceptable” …
  • Netanyahu's cancellation of India trip 'understood' in New Delhi 03 Sep 2019 16:11 THE DEMOCRATICALLY-ELECTED Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Israel in 2017, while in 2018 and 2019 Netanyahu visited India. (photo credit: REUTERS)  Prime Minister' Benjamin Netanyahu's last-minute cancellation of a planned trip to India …
  • Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu cancels planned day-long visit to India on Sep 9 03 Sep 2019 11:22 This is the second time this year that the Israeli leader has cancelled a planned visit to India, doing so earlier before April elections. Jerusalem: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday cancelled a planned day-long visit to India on September 9 to …
  • Will there be a US-Russia-Israel summit in Jerusalem before elections? 03 Sep 2019 10:33 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a cabinet meeting on Sept. 3, 2019. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM) Efforts are underway to hold another US-Russian-Israel trilateral security meeting in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday at …