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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal says Yamuna to breach danger mark this evening, urges people to move to safer places

The chief minister has urged people to move out of areas likely to be flooded. (Photo: PTI)   Water level in the Yamuna is likely to cross the danger mark this evening, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, urging people in low-lying areas to move to temporary shelters set up by the administration. Traffic movement […]

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Teachers report to school in Kashmir, students don’t

The movement of private vehicles in the city increased after restrictions were eased. (Representative Image) Teachers reported to work in many schools in Kashmir as restrictions were eased further on Monday but not many students were seen. Officials said the government has made necessary arrangements for opening of 190 primary schools in Srinagar city as […]

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Maharashtra flood: 12 Navy rescue teams sent to Sangli district

People stranded in rain. (Reuters) A dozen rescue teams of the Indian Navy are being deployed in the flood-devastated Sangli district of Western Maharashtra, an official said on Friday. The rescue teams left for Sangli on Thursday night by road in state transport vehicles after their airlift was aborted due to unfavourable condition in Sangli […]

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Housing Scheme: DDA aims to give refund to unsuccessful candidates in a week

The deadline for application was extended by a month till June 10, after getting a low response. The deadline for the same was May 10 earlier. The DDA on Wednesday said it has planned to refund the registration amount in a week’s time to candidates who had unsuccessfully applied to the Housing Scheme, 2019. The […]

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President Kovind declares abrogation of provisions of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir

President Ram Nath Kovind declares abrogation of provisions of Article 370.   President Ram Nath Kovind has declared abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The move came after both houses of Parliament passed a resolution in this regard. “In exercise of the powers […]

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MPs Aparajit Sarangi and S Jothinai on what inspired them to join politics, challenges of being a woman in the field

After working in the party for many years, I realised that while it is good for all of us to maintain status quo, we must fight it. I would ask him (Gandhi) whether we will see the change in our lifetime. COOMI KAPOOR: What inspired you to fight elections? APARAJITA SARANGI: I was in the […]

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PC Chacko questions appointment of block observes in Delhi

Chacko raised objection over the appointment of district observers, claiming the decision was taken “without consulting” three working presidents and him as in-charge of Delhi Congress. AICC in-charge for Delhi PC Chacko and three working presidents of the party Saturday wrote letters to Delhi Congress president Sheila Dikshit, objecting to the announcement of district and […]

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Hindi words on name boards of central govt offices blackened in Tamil Nadu

The Hindi text on the name boards of central government offices here including the BSNL and Airport, was blackened, police said Saturday. The matter came to light this morning, they said adding the text in English was left untouched. The incident comes in the backdrop of the raging controversy over the three-language formula initially proposed […]

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A good story is the most powerful counter to attempts to muzzle media freedom: Viveck Goenka

He cited the example of a tweet by home minister Rajnath Singh in the aftermath of a militant attack on Amarnath pilgrims in July 2017. A good story which is told fairly and accurately is the most powerful counter to those who try to muzzle the freedom of press, Viveck Goenka, Chairman of The Express […]

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Pact signed, Indian marine exports eye South Korea market

Written by Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | Published: July 10, 2018 10:20:48 pm Moon, who recalled his first meeting with Modi on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Hamburg on July 2017, said India’s Act East policy and his government’s New Southern policy are complementary. OPENING UP the possibility of export of marine […]

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