Dhinakaran allotted pressure cooker symbol for RK Nagar bypoll

  Chennai, Dec 8: Ousted AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran has been allotted ‘pressure cooker’ symbol to contest upcoming RK Nagar bypoll on December 21. After being allotted the symbol by the Election Commission (EC) on Thursday, Dhinakaran campaigned in the legislative constituency, whose seat has been lying vacant following the death of former Tamil Nadu […]

SC seeks comprehensive report for long-term protection of Taj Mahal

  New Delhi, Dec 8: The Supreme Court on Friday sought a detailed and comprehensive document to protect the medieval era monument Taj Mahal for at least the next 100 years. Terming as “ad hoc”, the measures enumerated by the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ) authority in its affidavit, a bench headed by Justice M B […]

Navy primary instrument of sea power: President Kovind

Navy primary instrument of sea power: President Kovind

  Visakhapatnam, Dec 8: President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said the Navy was India’s primary instrument of sea power and it was playing an enhanced role in national security and nation building. Kovind presented President’s Colour to the submarine arm of the Indian Navy, which is celebrating its golden jubilee, in recognition of its […]

‘Ready for any punishment if Cong suffers in Gujarat polls’

  New Delhi, Dec 8: A day after being suspended from the Congress, Mani Shankar Aiyar on Friday said he would accept any punishment if the party suffers damage in the Gujarat polls due to his “neech aadmi” remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Aiyar said the Congress party had given him a lot and […]

BJP releases manifesto for Gujarat elections

  Ahmedabad, Dec 8: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday released its poll manifesto for the upcoming Gujarat Elections 2017. The manifesto titled ‘Sankalp Patra 2017’ was released by Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley here. After releasing the manifesto, Jaitley briefed the media and accused the Congress of making fall promises on […]

Will find out why Brahmaputra is turning black: Rijiju

  New Delhi, Dec 8: Assuring the people a detailed probe into the Brahmaputra river allegedly turning “muddy and black”, MoS Home Kiren Rijiju said on Friday that he would make a comment “only after getting accurate information”. He said that the government is “continuously assessing” the flowing pattern of Brahmaputra, also known as the […]

75-80 per cent of insurgency problems in northeast have ended: Rajnath

75-80 per cent of insurgency problems in northeast have ended: Rajnath

  Shokhuvi, Dec 8: About 75-80 per cent insurgency problems in the northeast have come to an end, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday. At a ‘Sainik Sammelan’ at the Assam Rifles Training Centre, he said the country’s oldest paramilitary force has been carrying out an exemplary dual service of guarding the porous […]

People of J&K worst sufferers of India-Pak confrontation: Bhat

  New Delhi, Dec 8: Senior PDP leader Nizamuddin Bhat has said that friendship and understanding between India and Pakistan is an imperative for resolution of mutual issues and success of peace process in the region. Speaking at a seminar organised at India International Centre, New Delhi by an NGO headed by prominent peace worker […]

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