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Post MFN move: India to list Pak items for higher custom duties

Post MFN move: India to list Pak items for higher custom duties

New Delhi: In the wake of government’s decision to withdraw Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to Pakistan, steps are being taken by the Union Commerce Ministry to prepare a list of Pakistani items which would face restrictions and high custom duties. While the Modi government has sought to squeeze Pakistan’s already under stress economy, sources […]

CRPF convoy attack: Rajnath Singh likely to visit JK today

CRPF convoy attack: Rajnath Singh likely to visit JK today

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Thursday spoke to Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik and took stock of the situation in the state after the deadly attack on a CRPF convoy, officials said. He also cancelled all his political engagements in Bihar Friday and is likely to visit Jammu and Kashmir. He called […]

Ensure no repeat of Pulwama attack: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tells Modi govt

Ensure no repeat of Pulwama attack: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tells Modi govt

New Delhi: Condemning the attack on the CRPF convoy in south Kashmir’s Awantipora district, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday expressed concerns over the rising casualties and urged the Narendra Modi government to adopt steps to curb such incidents in future. At the time of filing this report, as many as 39 security […]

MHA banns Kashmir’s Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen

MHA banns Kashmir’s Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen

New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry on Wednesday banned “The Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen”, saying that ” the outfit fights for liberation of Kashmir is involved in a series of attacks In a notification, the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India said that the Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen (TuM) is involved in “terrorism as it has committed and participated in […]

Mamata vs Centre: CM continues dharna as issue rocks Parliament; SC to hear matter today

Mamata vs Centre: CM continues dharna as issue rocks Parliament; SC to hear matter today

New Delhi/ Kolkata: Even as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee continued her dharna over CBI’s attempt to question city police chief Rajeev Kumar in chit fund cases, its ripple effect was felt in Parliament in New Delhi and the battle also moved to the Supreme Court, which will hear the matter on Tuesday. A […]

Stopping CBI from performing their duties “unprecedented”, Centre has powers to take action: Rajnath

Stopping CBI from performing their duties “unprecedented”, Centre has powers to take action: Rajnath

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Monday hinted at the possibility of a constitutional breakdown in West Bengal after the Kolkata Police-CBI scuffle and brief detention of CBI sleuths seeking questioning of West Bengal Police Chief saying “the Centre has power to take action” . Amid uproar over the Sunday night incident at the […]

In Modi govt’s election year Budget, farmers get cash dole, middle class tax rebate

In Modi govt’s election year Budget, farmers get cash dole, middle class tax rebate

New Delhi: With just a couple of months to go for the Lok Sabha elections, the interim Budget 2019, presented by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, focused on the middle class, farmers and the unorganised sector, whose disenchantment is believed to be behind the BJP’s recent poll drubbing in the three Hindi heartland states. Proposing tax […]

Modi Gov t committed to equitable dev of all three regions of J&K : Prez Kovind

Modi Gov t committed to equitable dev of all three regions of J&K : Prez Kovind

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind Thursday said the Modi government was committed to equitable development of the three regions of Jammu and Kashmir and has created a favourable environment for it. Addressing the joint sitting of Parliament at the beginning of the Budget Session, Kovind also highlighted the peaceful conclusion of Panchayat elections in […]

George Fernandes dead at 88

George Fernandes dead at 88

Former Defence Minister George Fernandes, long-time socialist and a trade unionist, who fought the Congress all his life died on Tuesday after prolonged illness. He was 88. Fernandes, who was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, has been out of the public eye and has been bed-ridden for more than eight years, family sources said. He had […]

Barring Kashmiri journalists from R-Day venue ‘unprecedented state-sponsored attack on press freedom’: EGI

Barring Kashmiri journalists from R-Day venue ‘unprecedented state-sponsored attack on press freedom’: EGI

New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India (EGI) on Monday termed the barring of Kashmir journalists from R-Day venue in Srinagar as an “unprecedented state-sponsored attack on press freedom”, even as it demanded an inquiry into “how such lapses were allowed to take place.” In a statement, EGI condemned “the arbitrary manner in which several […]

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