Former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh joins BJP

New Delhi: Former Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Monday merged his nascent party, the Punjab Lok Congress, with the BJP in presence of Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Kiren Rijiju.

BJP plans 16-day programme as PM Modi turns 72

AS Prime Minister Narendra Modi turns 72 on last Saturday, the BJP will celebrate 16 days as Seva Pakhwara (service fortnight). BJP has chalked out events from September 17 (his birthday) to October 2. BJP national president JP Nadda has given...

Centre to celebrate September 17 as Hyderabad Liberation Day

Hyderabad: Union home minister Amit Shah said the Centre will celebrate September 17 as “Liberation Day” and continue to do so with pride every year to mark the day Indian forces entered the city ruled by the Nizam in 1948.

Tax raid at CPR, Oxfam and trust that funds media

New Delhi: The Income Tax Department conducted searches at the Delhi offices of independent think tank Centre for Policy Research and charity organisation Oxfam India; and at Bengaluru-based Independent and Public-Spirited Media Foundation (IPSMF)...

ED grills Abhishek for 6 hours in coal scam

Kolkata: Moments after emerging from the Central Government office complex, where he was grilled by the Enforcement Directorate for more than six hours in the coal smuggling case, Trinamool Congress national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee...

Freedom fighters’ kin share untold stories of struggle

Revolutionary leader Kanailal Dutta of the Jugantar group was hanged on November 10, 1908, for the assassination of British approver Naren Goswami in the Alipore Central Jail’s hospital. A day before the hanging, his brother, Ashutosh, had requested...

Vibrant Gujarat roadshow held in Mumbai

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani held a roadshow in Mumbai on November 26, for the ninth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019

Manchester airport delivers major boost to north with new Mumbai connection

Jet Airways’ five-times-a-week service from Manchester to Mumbai took for the first time this morning, at a celebration attended by Aviation Minister, Baroness Liz Sugg and hundreds of guests from across the region.

Non-resident Indians (NRIs) will soon be able to cast their vote through electronic-ballots or through their nominees residing in India but will not be able to exercise their franchise through the novel method during the coming Delhi assembly...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India would be the easiest place to do business and stated that his government would pursue “predictable...



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