Tensions along Assam-Nagaland border escalate; Army holds flag march

Guwahati: Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju will visit the violence-hit Golaghat district of Assam on Thursday amid escalating tensions along the border with Nagaland. Rijiju, who will first arrive in Guwahati, will also hold talks with Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and his Nagaland counterpart TR Zeliang on the matter in the state capital. “We […]

India, Pakistan only stakeholders on issue of J&K, no one else: Govt

New Delhi: India on Tuesday hit back at Pakistan’s contention that the talking to separatists was the bottom-line for talks between the two countries was to engage all stakeholders. Reacting to the assertions by Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit, the Ministry of External Affairs said, “Pakistan’s approach is different from one laid by Shimla Agreement and […]

Modi to press for equal shareholding in proposed BRICS bank

Fortaleza (Brazil): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch his first multilateral engagement in this seaside city of Brazil, meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping ahead of Tuesday’s BRICS Summit at which India will press for equal shareholding for its five member countries in the proposed USD 50 billion BRICS Development Bank […]

PSLV-C23 successfully launched; PM Narendra Modi calls for developing a SAARC satellite

Chennai: India’s national space agency ISRO on Monday launched five satellites from four countries from the spaceport of Sriharikota in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Addressing the scientists at Sriharikota Space Center, PM Narendra Modi congratulated the scientists for the successfull launch. He said, “I feel specially privileged to witness this event in person”. […]

Narendra Modi hit triple century in his first Test, carry forward his success: LK Advani to BJP MPs

New Delhi: Lavishing praise on the former Gujarat Chief Minister, BJP patriarch LK Advani said on Sunday that Narendra Modi had hit a triple century in his first Test match itself. At the same time he also asked party MPs to carry forward the succes that Modi had achieved in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. […]

Narendra Modi asks party MPs to focus on conduct, governance.

Surajkund: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday asked newly-elected party MPs to focus on their conduct both in Parliament and in public as people were observing them and directed them to nurture their constituencies and spread the message of good governance. After inaugurating a two-day workshop for over 150 newly-elected Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha MPs of […]

Karunanidhi upset with Centre for promoting Hindi, asks Modi to focus on development.

Chennai: Having faced the ignominy of complet rout in the Lok Sabha polls, DMK chief M. Karunanidhi has found an emotive to chart his comeback into political prominence. Karunanidhi, Thursday, hit out at the Narendra Modi-led government for giving priority to Hindi. The Union Home Ministry had recently issued an order asking government departments and […]