Tuesday, February 7, 2023

National

Parliament stalled as Oppn carries on with protests over Adani issue

The government’s hopes for the start of a debate on the President’s address in Parliament in the new week were dashed on Monday as a determined Opposition stalled proceedings in both Houses again, raising the allegations of fraud against...

No scope for hate crimes on basis of religion, says SC

Supreme Court on Monday observed that there is a growing consensus around hate speech and stressed there is no scope for hate crimes on the basis of religion in a secular country such as India.“There cannot be any compromise...

Adani row: Cong holds nationwide demonstrations

Against the backdrop of the controversy about the Adani Group over allegations of financial irregularities and market manipulation, Congress party workers staged nationwide protests outside State Bank of India (SBI) branches and Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) offices on Monday.The...

MCD House adjourned without electing mayor again

BJP, AAP continue blame game The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday launched an all-out attack on the BJP, accusing it of hatching a conspiracy to stall the mayoral election for a third time by disrupting the MCD House.The AAP,...

Modi bats for India as energy hub

RENEWABLE ENERGY, HYDROGEN TO MAKE INDIA WORLD’S 3RD LARGEST ECONOMY Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated ‘India Energy Week 2023’ in Bengaluru and said that it is the first major energy event in India’s G20 Presidency Calendar.The India Energy...

Will fight till last breath to protect Constitution: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday that she will fight till her last breath to protect the Constitution.Speaking at the fourth convocation of St Xavier’s University, where she was conferred an honorary DLitt, Banerjee said everyone...

Parties urge govt to stop anti-encroachment drive in JK

Political parties in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday hit out at the Lieutenant Governor’s administration over the anti-encroachment drive, with PDP president Mehbooba Mufti accusing the BJP government of turning the union territory into Afghanistan by “demolishing the homes...

PM unveils India’s biggest helicopter manufacturing facility in Tumakuru

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited’s helicopter factory -- the country’s largest chopper manufacturing facility -- in Tumakuru district of Karnataka.Bengaluru-headquartered HAL plans to produce more than 1,000 helicopters in the range of 3-15...

‘Hum Adani Ke Hain Kaun’: Cong jibe at centre

The Congress on Sunday stepped up its attack on the Centre over allegations against the Adani group, alleging that the Modi government’s “loud silence” over the issue “smacks of collusion”.Adani group stocks have taken a beating on the bourses...

India’s image at stake due to Adani issue, says Mayawati

The Adani episode will have long term impact on the country’s economy and it is “unfortunate” that the government is not taking people of the country into confidence on the issue, BSP supremo Mayawati said on Sunday.The former Uttar...

Climate change poses challenge to women in informal sectors: Hillary Clinton

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton on Sunday said heat caused by climate change poses an additional challenge to women workers in informal sectors and a global ‘Climate Resilience Fund’ will help tackle this challenge. Clinton also announced...

AIMPLB calls for curbs on hate, opposes Uniform Civil Code in Lucknow meet

The AIMPLB on Sunday appealed to the “highest authorities” to place stringent measures to control “hatred being spread” in the country even as it passed resolutions against the implementation of the Uniform Civil Code, and razing of people’s properties....

Nothing is impossible for youngsters of India: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said nothing is impossible for the youngsters of India and they are being encouraged to pursue a career in sports.He was addressing participants of ‘Jaipur Mahakhel’ via videoconferencing.The ‘Jaipur Mahakhel’ (mega sport) is...

BJP slams Cong for Tharoor’s condolence of Musharraf

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday condoled the passing away of Pakistan’s former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, saying that “once an implacable foe of India, he became a real force for peace” between 2002 and 2007.Tharoor’s social...

Supreme Court set to get five new judges today

The Supreme Court is all set to get five new judges, taking its strength to 32 against the sanctioned strength of 34, on Monday when three chief justices-- Justice Pankaj Mithal, Justice Sanjay Karol and P V Sanjay Kumar...