HRD Ministry withdraws Kashmiri translations under ‘Bhasha Sangam’ following row

New Delhi, Dec 4: The HRD Ministry has withdrawn the Kashmiri translations of certain sentences under its “Bhasha Sangam” initiative following a row. Last week, the Ministry’s Department of School Education and Literacy had initiated the “Bhasha Sangam”, a celebration of linguistic diversity, with an aim to familiarise every child with simple dialogues in all […]

JK gets 15334 more houses under PMAY(U)

New Delhi, Nov 28: The Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee(CSMC) on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) which met here today approved 15,334 houses more houses under PMAY(U) for Jammu and Kashmir. The approval was given in the 40th meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee held here today. The CSMC approved construction of another […]

Naidu stresses on equipping youth with required skills

Bengaluru, Nov 23: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Friday said the demographic advantage that India has would yield complete dividends only if the youth are equipped with the required skills and attitude. “We are a young India with nearly 65 percent of our population being less than 35 years of age… Youth represents the energy […]

BJP’s shameless power play in JK recipe for disaster: Kapil Sibal

New Delhi, Nov 22: Taking a umbrage to the sudden dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, former Union Minister and Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Thursday attacked the Bharatiya Janta Party for a power play in the state. Taking to social networking site Twitter Kapil Sibal wrote: “When a Governor brazenly plays politics […]

Undemocratic action, says Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow, Nov 22: Samajwadi Party president and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has termed the dissolving of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly by the Governor an ”undemocratic attitude”. “Jammu-Kashmir ki Vidhan Sabha ka Achanak Bhang kiya jana purnath aloktantrik hai( Dissolving the Jammu-Kashmir assembly is totally undemocratic),” commented Yadav through a tweet on […]

Joke on democracy: Shatrughan Sinha

Allahabad, Nov 22: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Shatrughan Sinha on Thursday condemned the dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly. Speaking to the media here, the MP from Patna termed the dissolution as a joke on democracy. When asked about working against party interests, Sinha said that he was always a votary of democracy […]

Modi regime making calibrated bid to weaken democracy: Manmohan Singh

Modi regime making calibrated bid to weaken democracy: Manmohan Singh

  Indore, Nov 21: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said the credibility of institutions like Parliament and CBI has been systematically denigrated in the Narendra Modi-led regime, which he said is making a “careful, well-thought-out calibrated effort” to weaken democracy. Addressing a press conference ahead of the November 28 Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls, […]