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India Election 2019

  • Opinion | How Vikas Dubey met his dramatic end 10 Jul 2020 16:28 Image Source : INDIA TV Aaj Ki Baat July 9 episode The end was as dramatic as the surrender. Dreaded UP gangster Vikas Dubey was taken into custody by Madhya Pradesh police outside the famous Mahakaal temple in Ujjain in a dramatic manner on Thursday …
  • Global report: Tokyo hits Covid-19 high as Australia limits arrivals 10 Jul 2020 14:10 Tokyo hit another record daily high number of new cases, Australia is to halve the number of citizens it allows to return each week and Hong Kong’s schools have closed early for the summer as countries around the world struggled to contain fresh …
  • Global report: Tokyo hits Covid high as Australia limits arrivals 10 Jul 2020 14:00 Brazil 67,964 deaths, 1,713,160 cases President Jair Bolsonaro dismissed the disease as a “little flu” as it rampaged through his country and mocked measures such as wearing masks. Two health ministers have quit and Brazil's outbreak is the second- …
  • 'Weah Weeps' 10 Jul 2020 13:17 Though death is inevitable but it is difficult for one to accept whenever he or she lost someone so dear. Many at times, people who lost their loved ones cry so bitterly considering that they will not see the deceased in their life time again. So it was …
  • Dev 360 | Lessons from our patchwork pandemic, state by state 10 Jul 2020 12:06 Currently, the big story is the surge in number of new infections in the southern states Last week, India overtook Russia to become the third worst-hit nation by the Covid-19 pandemic. India’s tally has crossed 7,67,296 cases; the deaths exceed 20,000. …
  • Sanjeev Gupta targeting cricketers & harming Indian cricket: Aditya Verma 10 Jul 2020 11:42 Aditya Verma. (TOI Photo) NEW DELHI: Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) life member Sanjeev Gupta’s recent mail to BCCI Ethics Officer DK Jain levelling conflict of interest allegations against India skipper Virat Kohli has seen IPL petitioner …
  • Under-pressure Mushtaque Ahmad resigns as HI president 10 Jul 2020 11:42 Mohd Mushtaque Ahmed (Getty file photo) NEW DELHI: There’s a change of guard in Hockey India (HI) after its chief Mohd Mushtaque Ahmed resigned midway in his tenure on Friday following a recent sport ministry’s order, directing him to demit the president’s …
  • New US visa rule leaves Indian, Chinese students in panic 10 Jul 2020 11:21 New York, United States - The Trump administration's abrupt changes to foreign student visa rules have upended the plans of more than a million international students currently enrolled in institutions across the United States, with many fearing for …
  • 5 things to know for July 10: Coronavirus, SCOTUS, China, police, Seoul 10 Jul 2020 10:35 Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Coronavirus The US saw another record daily rise in reported Covid-19 …
  • Mushtaque resigns as HI president, Nigombam to replace him 10 Jul 2020 09:02 Mohd. Mushtaque Ahmad (Getty file photo) NEW DELHI: Hockey India President Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad has resigned from his position citing personal commitments, a development that was expected after the Sports Ministry asked him to quit, declaring his election …
  • Trump uses the coronavirus to impede immigration 10 Jul 2020 08:41 The Trump administration has used the novel coronavirus as license to indiscriminately kill off and impede every sort of immigration — legal and illegal, permanent and temporary, work- and family-based. On Monday, it took aim at the more than 1 million …
  • Liberia: "National Blow" Liberians Described Death of Rep. Munah Pelham Youngblood - AllAfrica.com 10 Jul 2020 06:39 Monrovia — Liberians and foreign partners were in total sadness on Wednesday July 8, 2020, when the death news of one of the vocal and dependable female lawmakers, Representative Munah Pelham-Youngblood came out. Thousands of Liberians trooped at her …
  • Liberia: Rep. Youngblood - 5th Death in 54th Legislature - AllAfrica.com 10 Jul 2020 06:39 CDC's 'Political Lioness' Rep. Munah Pelham Youngblood became known as the Political Lioness of the Congress of Democratic Change (CDC), because of her "strong voice" -- one year after her election as Representative of Montserrado …
  • Your Thursday Update: FC Dallas Withdraws From Tournament, AdventHealth Moves to Phase Two Emergency, Coleman Prison Near the Villages Sees Spike in Cases, Florida Adds Nearly 9,000 New Cases 10 Jul 2020 03:03 A second team has been withdrawn from the MLS is Back tournament in Orlando Matthew Peddie, WMFE Major League Soccer says nine players on the Nashville FC team had confirmed positive test results for COVID-19.  To the fans – We feel your frustrations and …
  • Time to strengthen party at grassroot level Better prepare for 2022 10 Jul 2020 01:31 Time to strengthen party at grassroot level : Better prepare for 2022 - The Sangai Express Editorial :: July 10 2020 - It was overt, it was loud and it seemed like a script prepared for the big screen to draw in the crowd, with those raising the voice of …
  • Covid-19 pandemic accelerating says WHO as review panel announced 09 Jul 2020 23:58 Coronavirus outbreaks are not under control in most countries and the pandemic is still accelerating globally, with infections doubling in the past six weeks, the head of the World Health Organization has warned. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus’s bleak …
  • US diktat on ‘online classes’ leaves Bihari students shaken 09 Jul 2020 23:57 PATNA: It came as a bolt from the blue for the international students community in the US when the Donald Trump administration announced that those taking online classes at American universities because of the coronavirus pandemic must return to their home …
  • Trump, Johnson and Netanyahu: Western nationalism's embattled icons 09 Jul 2020 22:43 Rising public passions sparked by the growing prominence of the “cancel culture,” and increasingly heated exchanges between President TrumpDonald John TrumpKimberly Guilfoyle reports being asymptomatic and 'feeling really pretty good' after COVID- …
  • AZZ Inc. (AZZ) CEO Thomas Ferguson on Q1 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 09 Jul 2020 22:26 AZZ Inc. (NYSE:AZZ) Q1 2021 Earnings Conference Call July 9, 2020 11:00 AM ET Company Participants Joe Dorame - Managing Partner of Lytham Partners Thomas Ferguson - CEO Philip Schlom - Interim CFO Conference Call Participants John Franzreb - Sidoti & …
  • Pakistan’s Kashmir Policy Post-Article 370 09 Jul 2020 21:47 AdvertisementPakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has been no different than his predecessors with regard to Kashmir policy, as his government both uses bilateral talks and raises the issue internationally. However, India’s move to abrogate the special …
  • Ahead of polls: Gujarat Govt increases seats in two civic bodies 09 Jul 2020 20:37 The number of seats therefore goes up by four to 120 seats. (Representational) To help kick-start the delimitation exercise in seven of the eight municipal corporations that will later go to polls in Gujarat, the Urban Development and Urban Housing …
  • Vikas Dubey, accused of killing 8 policemen in Kanpur, handed over to UP police 09 Jul 2020 20:36 Vikas Dubey was arrested from Mahakal temple in Ujjain (Source: ANI) Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey, wanted in connection with the killing of eight police officers in Kanpur, has been handed over to the UP police hours after he was arrested from the …
  • 2 LeT militants killed BJP leader, his father and brother in Bandipora: J&K Police 09 Jul 2020 20:36 Written by Adil Akhzer | Bandipore | Updated: July 10, 2020 2:05:53 am Militants opened fire on Bari outside his shop outside his shop near police station Bandipora (Source: Twitter/DrJitendraSingh) A DAY after BJP leader Sheikh Waseem Bari (27) was …
  • Swiss govt issues notices for sharing of bank details of Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi, wife 09 Jul 2020 20:35 By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: July 9, 2020 6:57:20 pm Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi and his wife Renuka. (Express Photo by Jasbir Malhi) Switzerland government has issued public notices for sharing of details with India about Swiss bank accounts and …
  • Opinion | Stop glorifying a gangster because of his caste 09 Jul 2020 19:33 Image Source : INDIA TV Aaj Ki Baat July 8 episode With the early dawn arrest of dreaded UP gangster Vikas Dubey in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh on Thursday, the curtain is finally drawn over the inter-state hunt for the mass murderer. The outlaw will now have …
  • UN calls on India to conduct impartial probe, prosecute those responsible for atrocities in occupied Kashmir 09 Jul 2020 18:59 The United Nations Special Rapporteurs have expressed serious concerns over the human rights situation in India-occupied Jammu and Kashmir, in its third communication to India since it imposed a lockdown in the region in August last year. "We have …
  • Have not offered to host IPL, it is all speculation: New Zealand Cricket 09 Jul 2020 18:52 Image Source : GETTY IMAGES Boock's statement came in after a BCCI official stated that New Zealand have also joined along with UAE and Sri Lanka the race to host this year's IPL. New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has refuted reports that it has offered to …
  • WHO sets up independent panel to assess global coronavirus response 09 Jul 2020 17:56 The World Health Organization on Thursday announced the formation of a panel to lead an investigation and assessment of how the world responded to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The panel, which will choose the investigators for the review …
  • The Trump Complex By Joseph A. Ushie 09 Jul 2020 17:14 In the kingdom of the wild, birds found by the roadside a corpse with wings and, believing the deceased was one of their own, they went close to identify the body only to find the corpse with teeth and furs like the rodents’, particularly like the rats’. …
  • Global viruses: Promoting old hatreds 09 Jul 2020 16:41 In 2015, anthropologist Cathrine Thorleifsson traveled to England and Hungary to conduct fieldwork in order to study why so many of the people living there voted for right wing populist and radical parties. In her book, titled "National Responses to …
  • Woman Linked To Kerala Gold Smuggling Case Files For Anticipatory Bail 09 Jul 2020 13:21 Swapna Suresh is a former employee of the UAE mission in Kerala. Thiruvananthapuram: Swapna Suresh, designated as a "person of interest" by customs authorities in the Kerala gold smuggling case that has pulled Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan' …
  • YS Rajasekhara Reddy birthday: People's politician who lives in farmers' hearts 09 Jul 2020 12:57 YS Rajasekhara ReddyTwitter Born in a middle-class family, completing his medical studies, he became a medical officer. He established a 70-bed charitable hospital and became a household name as 'Rs 1 doctor'. He plunged into politics and turned …
  • State Election Commission asks Ashok Gehlot government for report on covid-19 situation ahead of local body polls 09 Jul 2020 12:45 New Delhi: The State Election Commission in Rajasthan has sought a detailed report on the coronavirus situation and a meeting with the state government on July 10 over conducting urban local body polls scheduled in the state in August. 129 urban local …
  • New Zealand hosting IPL is speculation, have to honour FTP: NZC spokesperson 09 Jul 2020 12:12 New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has refuted reports that it has offered to host the now-postponed Indian Premier League this year, terming them as “inaccurate” while affirming its commitment to the Future Tours programme (FTP). NZC spokesperson Richard Boock …
  • We have not offered to host IPL nor have we had an approach to do so: New Zealand Cricket 09 Jul 2020 10:35 New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has refuted reports that it has offered to host the now-postponed Indian Premier League this year, terming the reports as "speculation". NZC spokesperson Richard Boock said the cricket board has not expressed its …
  • Buzz: 'New Zealand hosting IPL is speculation' 09 Jul 2020 10:26 IMAGE: The BCCI is eyeing the September-November window to host the Indian Premier League that has been postponed because of the pandemic. Photograph: BCCI New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has refuted reports that it has offered to host the now-postponed Indian …
  • Have not offered to host IPL 2020: New Zealand Cricket 09 Jul 2020 07:34 By: PTI | Wellington | Published: July 9, 2020 11:53:41 am A view of Seddon Park. (Photo: Sandip G) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has refuted reports that it has offered to host the now-postponed Indian Premier League this year, terming the reports as “ …
  • View: Migration, not MGNREGA, is India’s most successful anti-poverty programme 09 Jul 2020 06:23 Forget MGNREGA, the government’s flagship anti-poverty programme. Migration is India’s largest and most successful avenue – though not an official policy – of reducing poverty. Alas, the lockdown just killed the migrant economy and sent millions back to …
  • Nurturing robust democracy a win-win for India and Australia 09 Jul 2020 04:30 Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Credit:APNot surprisingly, all this has had significant impact on India’s soft power in the democratic world. Last month, a Lowy Institute poll showed that only 45 per cent of the …
  • Northland news in brief: International Rally of Whangārei canned; and SH1 delays possible 09 Jul 2020 04:12 Facing continual border uncertainty at being able to run an international event for 2020, organisers Rally New Zealand have cancelled this year's International Rally of Whangārei. Originally scheduled to run May 8–10 as a combined FIA Asia Pacific …
  • Union Cabinet formally extends free ration under PMGKAY till November 2020 08 Jul 2020 20:28 New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval to extend Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana for five more months till November 2020, to coincide with the Assembly elections in Bihar. Briefing media persons after the Cabinet meeting, Union …
  • Why Hockey India chief Ahmad will have to demit office 08 Jul 2020 17:50 IMAGE: The Sports Ministry in 2019 had held Mushtaque Ahmad's election as Hockey India president on October 1, 2018 violative of the Sports Code as he had earlier served as an office-bearer for two terms. Photograph: ANI/Twitter The Sports Ministry …
  • India first priority, hope we don’t have 2020 sans IPL: BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly 08 Jul 2020 15:34 Hosting the Indian Premier League (IPL) in India remains BCCI president Sourav Ganguly’s “first priority” and he is hoping that the cricket world will not have to endure a 2020 sans the glitzy event, despite his concerns around the rising coronavirus ( …
  • India first priority, hope we don't have an IPL-less 2020: Ganguly 08 Jul 2020 10:41 By: PTI | Published: July 8, 2020 3:37:04 pm Sourav Ganguly is aware of the grim situation in Indian cities with IPL franchises. (FILE/AFP) Hosting the IPL in India remains BCCI president Sourav Ganguly’s “first priority” and he is hoping that the …
  • Sourav Ganguly on IPL 2020: We want to host it, first priority is India 08 Jul 2020 08:54 BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said India is keen to host the Indian Premier League because it is the most important part of the country's domestic season but a decision will be taken. Ganguly said BCCI's priority is also to ensure that the IPL is …
  • Postal ballot facility for 65 yrs and above: RJD joins opposition chorus against move, writes to EC 08 Jul 2020 04:47 New Delhi: Joining the growing opposition chorus, Bihar’s main opposition party, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), has also written to the Chief Election Commissioner against the move to extend the postal ballot facility to voters who are 65 years or above. …
  • Covid, not elections, shouldbe CM’s priority: Tejashwi 07 Jul 2020 23:52 Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) functionary and leader of opposition in state assembly Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Tuesday slammed CM Nitish Kumar for “putting the common people’s health at risk” and favouring conduct of the state assembly election amid …
  • Commentary: Trump’s H-1B visa freeze shows that warm ties between US and India are mostly for show 07 Jul 2020 22:45 SINGAPORE: On Jun 22, the US temporarily suspended entry of foreigners under specific categories of temporary work visas, disrupting the lives of non-immigrant workers to the US – particularly that of Indian workers. Despite seemingly warm ties between US …
  • Notification Issued for City Mayor Election  07 Jul 2020 20:31 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 1Shares Srinagar: Authorities on Tuesday issued a notification for elections to the post of Mayor Srinagar city. Parvaiz Ahmad Qadri, who is Acting Mayor SMC Tuesday issued a notification asking SMC Commissioner to initiate …
  • Poll-year symbolism or sign of things to come? What experts think of Trump's visa move 07 Jul 2020 14:26 The recent executive order by US President Donald Trump which suspended temporary work permits including the H1B, H4, L1, L2, & J1 categories for visa holders currently outside the US till December 2020 has hit thousands of Indians hard. For many …
  • 'Impossible for China to deliver on Phase 1 trade deal' 07 Jul 2020 06:10 EM Commentator says Trump is way behind in the polls, and if he has to win, he is going back to China bashing. I wanted to begin by asking you about the market sentiment. What is this sentiment driving global markets higher? Look at the kind of moves we …
  • Xavi Commits To Al-Sadd Amid Barcelona Speculation 06 Jul 2020 23:55 Xavi has ended speculation that he was set to return to Barcelona by signing a one-year contract extension with Al-Sadd. (More Football News) It was reported that the ex-Barca captain was poised to replace the under-pressure Quique Setien at Camp Nou. Xavi …
  • Centre to hike creamy layer ceiling for OBCs to Rs 12 lakh 06 Jul 2020 18:30 ​​The move is likely to have a direct bearing on the Bihar assembly elections, where OBCs comprise 41% of the population. BJP has been trying to woo this sizeable section which has long seen as Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar as its representative.
  • Drop the pretence when it comes to India 06 Jul 2020 17:12 Although little noticed in Australia. Canada’s Global News network revealed in April that sensitive government documents showed the Indian Intelligence Bureau had engaged in protracted covert interference operations, using bribery and other means, intended …
  • India worried T20 World Cup delays could impact IPL start date 06 Jul 2020 12:12 India's cricket leaders are becoming impatient with the world body's delays in deciding whether the Twenty20 World Cup will go ahead this year amid the coronavirus pandemic. The World Cup holdup is stopping the Board of Control for Cricket in India …
  • India-China agree peaceful border is essential for ties 06 Jul 2020 12:12 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates The Chinese have started to withdraw their troops and tents in Galwan by 2 kilometres and in next few days, disengagement process will begin in other friction points including PP-14, PP-15, Hot Springs and Finger …
  • Malian footballers in India desperate to get back to their families amidst civil unrest back home 06 Jul 2020 07:22 The Coronavirus pandemic has forced them to stay back in India... Aizawl forward Abdoulaye Kanoute hails from Kidal, Northern Mali, a hotbed of civil unrest and militant insurgency. Kanoute, NEROCA FC's Boubacar Diara and Ousmane Diawara, all from Mali …
  • India-China live: Standoff likely to be long-drawn 06 Jul 2020 05:31 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Chinese President Xi Jinping has apparently decided that this is the right time to assert dominance and territorial expansionism when the global economies are reeling with the side-effects of a deadly pandemic …
  • Commentary: Domestic politics may delay India’s truce with China 05 Jul 2020 22:23 SINGAPORE: For the first time since 1975, skirmishes at the India-China border have resulted in military casualties, marking a critical juncture in bilateral relations. This is a key moment for the wider Asian region, with states keenly observing China’s …
  • Resetting India’s national security vision (Beyond Gandhi-I) 05 Jul 2020 10:51 (The author presents his thesis on why it is time for a new security doctrine based on the vision of Veer Savarkar-Subhash Chandra Bose and an honest admission that Gandhiji did great things for India but his ideology of complete non-violence and Hindu- …
  • Live: Heavy rainfall continues to lash Mumbai 05 Jul 2020 08:51 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates DHFL has defaulted on payment of Rs 50 crore on bonds, saying the company is not in a position to make payments to the lenders as it is under moratorium since last November. The payment has not been made by the …
  • US To Conduct Biggest War Drills In South China Sea Amid India-China Border Tensions 05 Jul 2020 03:49 On Sunday, the Dominican Republic will hold elections as the Central American nation looks to elect their next President and renew the totality of senate (32) and deputy (190) seats. Iran Hints At Cyber Attacks By Israel or US at Natanz Nuclear Facility; …
  • Drug/Money laundering: US, India, Ghana write FG, demand extradition of 11 Nigerians 05 Jul 2020 03:30 Olalekan Adetayo, John Alechenu, Sunday Aborisade and Jesusegun Alagbe Three countries, the United States of America, India and Ghana, have written respectively to the Federal Government requesting the extradition of 11 Nigerians, a report has revealed. …
  • Who is to blame for the collapse of India's healthcare system? 04 Jul 2020 19:52 On June 8, India began to emerge from the world's most stringent lockdown - a lockdown that devastated the country's economy and led to a staggering humanitarian crisis. Images of millions of migrant labourers trudging across the country on foot to …
  • India threatening peace in region, say Pakistan, China 04 Jul 2020 03:54 ISLAMABAD: For the first time since the recent military standoff between China and India in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed, Pakistan Friday publicly told Beijing that the regional security situation was deteriorating and underlined that India’s …
  • India has no locus standi to comment on GB polls: FO 04 Jul 2020 03:16 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday rejected remarks by Indian Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson regarding elections in Gilgit-Baltistan, saying it had no locus standi to comment. "The Indian government, which has been holding fraudulent “elections” …
  • Scindia's tiger analogy provokes Digvijaya, Kamal Nath to mock ex-Congressman 04 Jul 2020 00:24 Bhopal: A day after senior BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia reminded his ‘arch rivals’, Kamal Nath and Digvijay Singh, of his return to centre stage of politics in Madhya Pradesh with a tiger analogy, the latter on Friday paid him back in the same coin by …
  • Pakistan rejects 'baseless' Indian contentions about GB elections 03 Jul 2020 14:03 The Foreign Office (FO) on Friday rejected remarks made by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson regarding elections in Gilgit-Baltistan. "The Indian government, which has been holding fraudulent 'elections' in occupied Jammu …
  • Opinion | How China is using fake Pakistani propaganda to defame India 03 Jul 2020 09:32 Image Source : INDIA TV Aaj Ki Baat July 2 episode On Wednesday, when pictures of a three-year-old boy weeping over his grandfather Bashir Ahmed Khan’s bullet-riddled body in Sopore, Kashmir, flashed across the world, the Pakistani fake propaganda machine …
  • 'Gold will remain a preferred monetary asset for years to come' 03 Jul 2020 09:30 By Chirag Mehta The world is facing a crisis of lives and livelihoods that seems to be compounding with every passing day. Distressing statistics of Covid-19 fatalities and mounting unemployment pop up on our TV and mobile screens. And yet financial …
  • 'Mkts telling us since Mar what jobs data is showing' 03 Jul 2020 07:15 Chairman & CIO of Hugh Johnson Advisors says there are concerns that can derail the bull market, but that won’t renew a bear market. What do you make of the US jobs numbers? Do you believe markets would be hoping that this strong economic recovery will …
  • PML-N warns govt against interfering in GB elections 03 Jul 2020 05:44 ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has warned the federal government against making any effort to rig the upcoming elections in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), saying that any such action would be against the national interest and national security …
  • Former Mizoram Assembly speaker Rokamlova dies at 79 03 Jul 2020 00:13 Aizawl: Former Mizoram Assembly speaker Upa Rokamlova died at a hospital here due to prolonged illness. He was 79. He is survived by his wife and two children. Rokamlova died at the Ebenezer medical centre in Aizawl on Wednesday evening, his family sources …
  • Italian marines case: India entitled to compensation as per UN tribunal ruling, says MEA 02 Jul 2020 16:10 Italian marines Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone were charged in India with the killing two fishermen while off Kerala coast in 2012 (PTI/File) An international tribunal upheld the conduct of the Indian authorities in connection with a case …
  • Priyanka Gandhi set to shift to Lucknow, Sheila Kaul's home renovated for her: UP Cong leaders 02 Jul 2020 15:11 Lucknow: The government order asking Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to vacate a Delhi bungalow is set to speed up her shifting base to Lucknow, where party veteran Sheila Kaul's house was renovated months back for her, according to politicians …
  • India Shows the World How to Use ‘Cyberspace Sovereignty’ Against China 02 Jul 2020 11:24 AdvertisementOn Monday, the government of India announced its decision to ban 59 Chinese mobile applications within its borders. In a statement from the country’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, governing authorities from India accuse …
  • Joe Biden Says Strategic Partnership With India "Important To US Security" 02 Jul 2020 09:38 Joe Biden said if he's elected US President, bolstering ties with India will be "high priority" Washington: Democratic presidential candidate and former US Vice President Joe Biden has said that if he wins the November elections, …
  • India-China: USA blocks China's anti-India move 02 Jul 2020 06:10 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates US President Donald Trump has said he is getting "more and more angry" at China for spreading the coronavirus pandemic across the world, even as Washington welcomed India's ban on Chinese apps. Amid …
  • Covid Live: Virus tally crosses the 6-lakh mark 02 Jul 2020 06:10 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Union Home Minister Amit Shah to chair a meeting today via video conference with UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, to review the COVID19 situation in Delhi-NCR. MP …
  • If elected, bolstering ties with 'natural partner' India will be high priority: Joe Biden 02 Jul 2020 04:29 WASHINGTON: Democratic presidential candidate and former US vice-president Joe Biden has said that if he wins the November elections, strengthening relationship with India which is America's "natural partner", will be a high priority for his …
  • If elected, bolstering ties with India will be high priority: Joe Biden 02 Jul 2020 04:07 Washington: Democratic presidential candidate and former vice-president Joe Biden said that if he wins the November elections, strengthening relationship with India which is the US' "natural partner", will be a high priority for his …
  • Bihar Oppn parties object to virtual rallies ahead of elections 02 Jul 2020 01:47 BJP president J P Nadda addresses a virtual rally from the party headquarters in New Delhi. (PTI) Opposition parties in Bihar have objected to virtual rallies as a mode of campaigning for the upcoming Assembly elections. The RJD, CPI, CPI (M), NCP, BSP and …
  • ECI seeks report on condition of states; will then decide on elections (IANS Exclusive) 02 Jul 2020 00:55 Share00 New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) has asked for a detailed report from the election officials of the states where assembly elections or by-elections are to be held in the coming time. The Election Commission has asked …
  • Imran Khwaja to be interim ICC chairman until elections for the post 01 Jul 2020 14:08 Imran Khwaja will be the interim chairman of ICC until the elections are held for the post. The decision was taken by the ICC Board on Wednesday after incumbent Shashank Manohar stepped down following two terms in the role. Khwaja, who is a former …
  • Why Nepal PM blames India in tussle with old rival Prachanda 01 Jul 2020 02:40 Nepal’s Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli, also known as KP Oli, shakes hand with Chairman of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) Pushpa Kamal Dahal, also known as Prachanda (R) in Kathmandu, Nepal, July 24, 2016. (Reuters Photo: Navesh …
  • Cong Attacks PM For Skipping China In His Speech 30 Jun 2020 20:55 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 0Shares Congress Party Logo – File Pic New Delhi: Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of doing headline management, the Congress on Tuesday said his address to the nation was “much ado about nothing” as he belied …
  • Facebook launches Avatars in India, will let use... 30 Jun 2020 10:37 Facebook announced the launch of Avatars in India on Tuesday. The company said Avatars will allow users to create a digital persona that’s 'uniquely representative' of them and will enable them to share a range of emotions and expressions in a fun …
  • Virtual campaign discriminatory and violative of equality norms: Opposition to EC 30 Jun 2020 05:01 New Delhi: Major opposition parties have conveyed their reservations to the EC to its proposal to hold digital campaigns for the Bihar assembly elections due to Covid-19 related social distancing norms. RJD, Congress, the Left parties and others have …
  • IT firms are rethinking their China strategy 29 Jun 2020 20:47 IT services providers such as Tata Consultancy Services, Wipro and Infosys are likely to reprioritise their China businesses, as economic stress and unstable geopolitical relations are impacting their already struggling units that have failed to scale up …
  • Assembly By-elections Gujarat BJP appoints 16 in-charges for eight seats 29 Jun 2020 19:58 An official release from the party said that the names of 16 party leaders were decided as in-charges for the by-elections. Gujarat BJP, on Monday, put its party machinery formally in motion for the preparations of by-elections to eight assembly seats …
  • India's diverse democracy can survive muscular nationalism 29 Jun 2020 08:01 Democracy, Winston Churchill famously wrote, is the worst system of government in the world, except for all the others. One of its defining characteristics is its unpredictability, since democracy reflects the wishes of large numbers of people expressed in …
  • Joe Biden asks India to restore peoples' rights in Kashmir 29 Jun 2020 02:43 NEW YORK: US Democratic presidential nominee and former vice president, Joe Biden, has highlighted India's repression in the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir in his party's policy paper, with a call on New Delhi to take necessary steps to …
  • Decks cleared for SOMA elections, incumbent president’s plea rejected 29 Jun 2020 01:15 The order is also likely to end Shah’s reign in SOMA which had begun in 2011. (Representational) THE COURT of joint charity commissioner in Rajkot has cleared the deck for fresh elections for the posts of president and executive committee of Saurashtra Oil …
  • Live: CBI to probe Tuticorin father-son death case 28 Jun 2020 12:23 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Telangana government is weighing options to impose lockdown in Hyderabad amid a sharp spike in number of Covid-19 positive cases over the last few days and close on heels of the Centre raising concerns over ‘high …
  • Joe Biden urges India to restore peoples’ rights in occupied Kashmir 28 Jun 2020 10:55 US Democratic presidential nominee and former vice president Joe Biden has called upon India to take necessary steps to restore the rights of Kashmiris who have been living under lockdown since August last year. In a paper titled “Joe Biden’s agenda for …
  • Facebook ad boycott sinks stock, raises pressure on Mark Zuckerberg 27 Jun 2020 05:25 By Sarah Frier and Kurt Wagner Critics of Facebook Inc. who have assailed the social network as failing to adequately police hateful and misleading content on its service found a powerful ally Friday: Unilever, one of the world’s largest advertisers, said …
  • India passes 500,000 coronavirus cases 27 Jun 2020 05:15 OUAGADOUGOU: Little more than five years ago, Burkina Faso was on the up, priding itself as a favored tourist destination for well-heeled Europeans. Today, the country seems to be visibly sinking, battered by a militant revolt that has swept in from …
  • Ahead of US elections, Democrat Joe Biden critical of NRC, CAA 26 Jun 2020 23:08 Written by Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | Published: June 27, 2020 2:03:50 am FILE – In this March 12, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden arrives to speak about the coronavirus in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/ …
  • New York primary elections signify next generation of political leaders 25 Jun 2020 18:39 New York held its primary elections this week. Even before the absentee ballots are counted and the results certified, we know one thing about the political landscape. It is fundamentally changing in the state as a new generation uproots the establishment. …
  • Former Sri Lanka Sports Minister Says It's His Suspicion That SL Sold 2011 World Cup Final To India 25 Jun 2020 10:38 After asserting that the 2011 World Cup final was "sold" by "certain parties" in Sri Lanka to India, the island nation's former sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has now called his claim a "suspicion" that he wants …