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BJP plays safe on Sidhu's move to float new party in Punjab

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Sept. 8: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday downplayed cricketer-turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu's move to launch a new political party ahead of the Punjab Assembly polls and said that it would comment on the same only after a formal announcement is made.


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PM Modi targets Pak again, says one nation producing, exporting terrorism

Vientiane (Laos), Sept. 8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday continued his tirade against Pakistan, saying there is one country in India's neighbourhood whose competitive advantage rests solely in producing and exporting terrorism.


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Instead of train's speed, PM Modi has increased speed of surging fares: Rahul

New Delhi [India], Sept. 8: After the government announced a surge pricing on tickets for high-speed trains, the Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that it is PM Modi's policy to provide benefits to rich industrialist by looting the common people.


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Consul General of Singapore meets Gujarat CM Rupani

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], Sept. 8: Ahead of the eighth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, a Singaporean delegation led by Ajit Singh, Consul General of the Republic of Singapore, today, met with Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and senior bureaucrats from the state government.


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HC decision on parl secretaries a 'lesson' for AAP: Congress

New Delhi [India], Sept. 8: Praising the Delhi High Court's decision cancelling the appointment of AAP's 21 parliamentary secretaries, the Congress on Thursday said that the Arvind Kejriwal-led party should take some lessons from the order as they don't do anything except lying.


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President Mukherjee signs GST bill

New Delhi [India], Sept. 8: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday signed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, paving the way for it to become law.


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Sidhu launches new 'Awaaz-e-Punjab', says it's not a party just yet

Chandigarh [India], Sept. 8: Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday formally launched a new political front 'Awaaz-e-Punjab', which will contest the Punjab assembly elections next year.


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PM Modi heads home after ASEAN Summit

Vientiane [Laos], Sep. 8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi emplaned for India after the completion of his two-day visit to Laos to attend the 14th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) - India Summit where he also held bilateral talks with many leaders here.


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PM Modi proposes Joint Task Force on extension of India-Myanmar-Thailand

Vientiane (Laos), Sept. 8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday proposed a joint task force on connectivity to work on extension of India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway to Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, while also proposing to enhance the ASEAN-India Fund with an additional grant of US $ 50 million.


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Terrorism is common security threat to our societies: PM Modi at ASEAN

Vientiane (Laos), Sept. 8: In a veiled attack on Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that rising export of terror, growing radicalization through ideology of hatred and spread of extreme violence define the landscape of common security threats to our societies.


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US rejects Hafiz Saeed's remarks charging India, America against CPEC

Washington D.C. [US], Sept. 8: The United States has completely denied the statement made by Hafiz Saeed, founder of the banned terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), that the new pact between India and America against the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), is "against the Muslim World and bulwark Pakistan".


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In my heart there are no borders: Asiya Firdaus

New Delhi [India], Sept. 8: "I have a deep bond with India; I feel it in my heart. My dream is to go there and inshallah I shall. Please grant me a visa, but even if you don't, I will reach India somehow".


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Pak should concentrate on Balochistan instead of Kashmir: BJP

New Delhi [India]: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday condemned Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif's assertion that Islamabad would continue to support the people of the valley on the "diplomatic and ethical" fronts, saying the Asian neighbour which now stands exposed seems to have forgotten the fact that they have already lost three wars on Kashmir.


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Kejriwal heads to Punjab amid protests by BJP women wing

New Delhi [India], Sept. 8: As Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was deaprting for Punjab today, Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) women wing staged a protest against him at the New Delhi Railway Station here, demanding him to speak on the misconduct of his MLAs against women and seeking expulsion of Ashutosh from Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).


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Navjot Singh Sidhu to launch new party Awaaz-e-Punjab today

Chandigarh [India], Sept. 8: Lending a serious blow to the hopes of AAP in Punjab, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu along with former Indian hockey team captain Pargat Singh will formally launch 'Awaaz-e-Punjab', the new political front here today, which will be contesting the Punjab assembly elections next year.


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MoS defence meets UK minister to boost defence cooperation

London (United Kingdom): India's Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre on Wednesday held a meeting with United Kingdom Minister of Defence Procurement Harriett Baldwin where they discussed a wide range...


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Ready to face any action, won't compromise on my moral values: Devinder

New Delhi [India], Sept. 6: With the Aam Admi Party (AAP) gearing to take strong action against their own MLA Devinder Sehrawat for claiming the party's representatives in Punjab are "exploiting women in return for election candidature", the latter has asserted that he is ready to face any action and that he stands by what he said.


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PM Modi returns home after attending G-20 Summit, two-nation tour

New Delhi [India], Sept. 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to the national capital on Monday night after attending the G-20 Summit, where he was present for the remaining sessions of the summit and bilateral meetings with top leaders of the world.


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Personal laws cannot be 're-written' in the name of social reforms: AIMPLB

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Friday defended the practice of triple talaq to divorce the women by telling the Supreme Court that Personal laws of a community cannot be 're-written' in the name of...


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Ready to face trial in RSS case, Rahul Gandhi tells Supreme Court

New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi told the Supreme Court on Thursday that he is ready to be tried on charges of defaming the ruling BJP's ideological mentor, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS. You may remember that 15 months...


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Sandeep Kumar betrayed AAP, says Arvind Kejriwal attempting damage control

New Delhi: Sandeep Kumar has "betrayed the Aam Aadmi Party and our movement", says Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal about now ex-Women and Child Welfare minister, he sacked last night over an alleged sex scandal...


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AAP shamed: Kejriwal sacks minister Sandeep Kumar over sex scandal

New Delhi: AAP's Sandeep Kumar would go down in history as the first minister in India to get kicked out of a ministry over a sex scandal. On Wednesday night, Delhi government's Women & Child Welfare Minister...


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Robert Vadra land deal case: Justice Dhingra panel reports 'irregularities'

Justice SN Dhingra inquiry commission, which was set up by the Haryana government to investigate allegedly questionable land deals by Robert Vadra, has submitted its report to the Haryana government on Wednesday.


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'Poor' Usain Bolt ate beef, won 9 Olympic medals, says BJP MP Udit Raj

Jamaica's star athlete Usain Bolt has nine Olympic gold medals to his name? a historic 'triple, triple'. To his credit, Bolt has won every race he has taken part in at the Olympics in 8 years. While people speculate...


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AAP's more than 65 Muslim members join Owaisi's AIMIM in Delhi

It is very clear now that Delhi's Muslim population has lost its faith in Arvind Kejriwal'a Aam Aadmi Party government. It became more evident today at an event organized by Asad-ud-din Owaisi's AIMIM in Delhi.


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Incumbent on Pakistan to extradite Dawood Ibrahim, says India

India has once again pointed out that Pakistan must heed international opinion and extradite Dawood Ibrahim, whom they have provided sanctuary for long, to face justice for his many crimes. Speaking on Friday after...


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AAP's Punjab Chief seen taking money from candidate in sting video

Today, the Aam Aadmi Party is likely to sack its Punjab chief Suchcha Singh Chhotepur, who has been accused of taking bribe for assigning constituencies to party candidates for the assembly elections to be held...


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Mahatma Gandhi assassination: Rahul Gandhi stands by every single word he said

New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that he would not stop fighting divisive agenda of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). On Wednesday, Rahul had told the Supreme Court that he had never blamed...


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Oops! Javadekar says Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Patel, Subhas Chandra Bose were

New Delhi: Some may find it hilarious but it was a major embarrassment for Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar who while addressing a gathering at Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara on Monday, committed...


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Kejriwal says Sidhu set no condition, 'needs time to think' on joining AAP

Trying to quell the rumors claiming that Navjot Singh Sidhu was demanding that AAP make him Punjab chief ministerial candidate, party convener Arvind Kejriwal tweeted today that Sidhu 'needs time' and set no...


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