India’s President Ram Nath Kovind takes oath

India’s President Ram Nath Kovind takes oath

Ram Nath Kovind has been sworn in as president of India, becoming only the second leader from the oppressed Dalit community to be elected head of state. A former lawyer and state governor, Kovind was elected to the largely ceremonial position last week with more than 65 percent of the vote by members of India’s […]

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We must free public discourse from all forms of violence: Full text of President Mukherjee’s farewell address

We must free public discourse from all forms of violence: Full text of President Mukherjee’s farewell address

President Pranab Mukherjee advocated freeing public discourse from violence — “physical as well as verbal” — and asserted that the country derived its strength from tolerance. Stressing the need for “pluralism and tolerance” in his last televised address to the nation as the president, he said the capacity for compassion and empathy was the “true […]

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Tral encounter: Two terrorists gunned down, 7-8 militants believed to be hiding; gun battle on

Tral encounter: Two terrorists gunned down, 7-8 militants believed to be hiding; gun battle on

Srinagar: The security forces on Saturday killed at least two terrorists in an encounter that broke out in Tral area of Pulwama district in Kashmir, police said. The operation is currently underway. The encounter began after militants opened fire on security forces who were carrying out a search operation in Satoora forest area of Tral. […]

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7th Pay Commission on allowances: Maximum monthly HRA hiked by 176% to Rs 75,000

7th Pay Commission on allowances: Maximum monthly HRA hiked by 176% to Rs 75,000

Lower level employees will get HRA hike of up to 157 percent from their July month salaries as against 122 percent for higher level employees. But when DA will cross 50% then higher level employees will receive 176 percent hike as against 157 percent hike for lower level employees. New Delhi: More than 7.5 lakh […]

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No VIP treatment to Sasikala, will take action against DIG Roopa for false report, says DG Prisons, dismisses bribery charges

No VIP treatment to Sasikala, will take action against DIG Roopa for false report, says DG Prisons, dismisses bribery charges

Director General of Prisons (DGP) Satyanarayana Rao who was accused of giving special treatment to AIADMK general secretary V. Sasikala has refuted all the allegation levelled by Deputy Inspector General (DIG) (Prisons) D. Roopa and termed them baseless. Bengaluru: Director General of Prisons (DGP) Satyanarayana Rao who was accused of giving special treatment to AIADMK […]

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Rahul Gandhi gets Nitish Kumar’s nod over support to opposition vice-presidential candidate Gopal krishna Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi gets Nitish Kumar’s nod over support to opposition vice-presidential candidate Gopal krishna Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi gets Nitish Kumar’s nod over support to opposition vice-presidential candidate Gopal krishna Gandhi New Delhi: Days after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar broke ranks with the Opposition and announced his support to NDA presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has now reached out to the Janata Dal United leader […]

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