Wednesday, February 8, 2023

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‘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...

India ranks third in world ‘start-up’ ecosystem: Anurag Thakur

Union Minister Anurag Singh Thakur on Saturday said India is now the hub of ‘Start-up’ ecosystem in the world, ranking third with 90,000 ‘Start-Ups’ and 107 unicorn companies worth 30 billion dollars.The Minister for Information and Broadcasting, and Youth...

Amit Shah visits Anukul Chandra Ashram in Deoghar

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday visited the Thakur Anukul Chandra Ashram in Jharkhand’s Deoghar district.Shah visited the ashram in Deoghar and stayed there for 20 minutes, an ashram official said.“Had the good fortune to visit Sree Sree...

Centre bans over 200 Chinese apps

Following constant complaints against Chinese loan and betting apps, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has started the process of banning 138 betting apps and 94 lending apps that had Chinese links, on the instructions of the...

Oppn steps up pressure on Centre over Adani issue

Cong to hold nationwide protest today Opposition parties on Sunday stepped up their attack on the Modi government over the Adani issue, with the Congress alleging that its “silence smacks of collusion”.Congress will hold district-level protests in front of Life...

India sets 2030 target to produce 50% of its energy need through non-fossil fuels

Union minister for power RK Singh on Sunday said India has set itself the target of producing 500 gigawatts of power -- about 50% of the country’s total energy requirement, through non-fossil fuel sources by 2030.“India is among the...

All are equal before God, castes made by priests: Mohan Bhagwat

Conscience and consciousness are all the same in the country, just the opinions differ, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Sunday.He was addressing an event at the auditorium of Ravindra Natya Mandir on the occasion of...

Liquor scam: Cong seeks Kejriwal’s resignation

The Congress on Saturday demanded that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal should resign as it said he has no moral right to be in office as the Enforcement Directorate has ‘clearly indicted’ him in the excise scam.Congress leader and...

Centre clears 5 new SC judges after ‘very serious’ warning

The names of five judges for the Supreme Court were cleared by the centre on Saturday, nearly two months after they were recommended, amid a protracted tussle between the executive and the judiciary over the process of appointments, reports...