US & China on ‘brink of new Cold War’: Chinese foreign minister

US & China on ‘brink of new Cold War’: Chinese foreign minister

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi on Sunday (May 24) claimed that the United States is pushing relations with China to “the brink of a new Cold War”, with tensions soaring over the COVID-19 outbreak, Hong Kong’s status and other issues. “It has come to our attention that some political forces in the US are taking […]

Shaheen Bagh protest an example of struggle between rights and duties of people: Naqvi

Shaheen Bagh protest an example of struggle between rights and duties of people: Naqvi

New Delhi: Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday termed the Shaheen Bagh protest against CAA an an example of the struggle between rights and duties of the people. “They (protesters) understand their rights but not their duties. I do not think one can achieve their rights by abducting (blocking) a road,” Naqvi said […]

Rule of law most fundamental feature of modern constitutions of world: CJI

Rule of law most fundamental feature of modern constitutions of world: CJI

New Delhi: The rule of law is probably the “most fundamental feature” of modern constitutions and its success depends on how judiciaries across the world respond to emerging challenges, Chief Justice S A Bobde said on Saturday. The CJI, while speaking at the International Judges’ Conference on the subject of ‘Judiciary and the Changing World’ […]

NRC process to be carried out in entire country: Amit Shah

NRC process to be carried out in entire country: Amit Shah

There is no question of any discrimination on the basis of religion, the Home Minister said while speaking in the Rajya Sabha The NRC process will be carried out across India, Home Minister Amit Shah said in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, while making it clear that there would be no discrimination on the basis of […]

Bringing CJI under RTI, a welcome move

Bringing CJI under RTI, a welcome move

Political parties will now be hard put to keep themselves out of the ambit of this law After a decade, the Supreme Court has accepted the Delhi High Court ruling that the office of the Chief Justice of India is a ‘public authority’, and hence would be subject to the same rules of transparency and […]

Rafale verdict: Supreme Court dismisses pleas seeking review

Rafale verdict: Supreme Court dismisses pleas seeking review

“Truth triumphs. Truth can be bothered, but not defeated,” BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said. The Supreme Court has dismissed pleas seeking review of its clean chit to Centre in Rafale deal. “We don’t feel necessary to order FIR or roving inquiry into Rafale deal case,” it said. The Supreme Court gave a clean chit to […]

9 facts about former Indian diplomat who fell for ISI’s honey trap

9 facts about former Indian diplomat who fell for ISI’s honey trap

Former diplomat Madhuri Gupta, who had served at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, was today convicted by a Delhi court for passing on sensitive information to Pakistan’s ISI and compromising national interest. On January 7, she was charged under Section 3 and 5 of the Official Secrets Act for the lighter offences entailing maximum […]

India, US agree to work together, find common ground

India, US agree to work together, find common ground

Laying the foundation for PM Modi’s meeting with US President Donald Trump in Osaka, Japan on the sidelines of the 14th G20 Summit, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met PM Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday in Delhi. PM Modi during his talks with secretary Pompeo, reiterated priorities his govt attaches […]

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