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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres the motivation for his “strong commitment” to climate action is rooted in the ancient Hindu scriptures, the Vedas. PM Modi and Mr. Guterres met last week on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where the two held meeting about climate …

If the US Stops Our Oil, Then No Oil Will Be Exported From The Gul

The United States will not be able to cease Iran exporting its oil and any move to prevent Iranian crude shipments passing through the Gulf would lead to all oil exports through the waterway being blocked, Iran’s president said on Tuesday. The United States has imposed sanctions on Iran and U.S. officials say they focus …

hanuman

A BJP parliamentarian today stated that Lord Hanuman was “a Dalit and a slave of manuwadi people (feudalists)”, amid a controversy over a statement by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s remarks on the Hindu god during a rally in Rajasthan. “Lord Hanuman was a Dalit and a slave of manuwadi people. He was a …

Misrepresented

Soon after union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said that Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan demanding action against his minister for his “googly remark”, the man at the receiving end of criticism said his comment was “distorted” and “misrepresented”. Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi also cleared that the remark was “strictly with reference to bilateral …

Farmer Gets Rs. 1,064 For 750 kg Of Onion, Sends Money To PM In Protest

An onion-grower from Maharashtra who had to sell his produce for few over Rs. 1 per kg has sent his earnings to the Prime Minister to mark his protest. Sanjay Sathe, the resident of Niphad tehsil in Nashik district, was among the handful of ‘progressive farmers’ chosen by the Union agriculture ministry for an interaction …

I'm A Warrior, Not A Begga

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, who dissolved the assembly in his state to allow polls months before the 2019 national election, says he is firm on forming a federal front without the Congress or the BJP. “India required to change and the beginning will be from Hyderabad,” he told NDTV’s Prannoy Roy on Sunday. …

Paytm ‘extortion

The Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has a reputation as a violent place, with one of the highest levels of crime in the country. In May, a dozen local politicians got WhatsApp messages that threatened harm to their families unless they paid $14,000. Yet even by local standards, an extortion plot that’s regions in recent …

BJP minister hits out at Yogi Adityanath

Taking High objection to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s “Lord Hanuman is Dalit” remark, state minister Om Prakash Rajbhar said it was not right to divide Gods into castes. Pointing a public meeting in Shamli district on Sunday, the backward classes welfare minister criticized his own government for starting a controversy with such statements. …

2002 Gujarat riots

The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned till January third week Zakia Jafri’s petition facing a problem of the acquittal of Narendra Modi, the chief minister of Gujarat, and various others in the 2002 Godhra riots case. Zakia Jafri is the widow of slain Congress leader Ehsan Jafri who was killed by a mob which attacked …

PM Modi, KCR, Owaisi Are One

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao and AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi were “one” and urged the people of Telangana to not be “fooled by them”. He also said that the Telangana Rashtra Samithi was the BJP’s “B team” and its chief  K Chandrasekhar Rao …

J&J faulty hip implants

The Supreme Court Monday granted one week’s time to the government’s expert panel to submit its answer on faulty hip implants marketed and sold by pharma major Johnson & Johnson. The direction from the major court came on a PIL filed by Delhi-based Arun Kumar Goenka, seeking probe into these faulty implants and also demanding …

More Cash Seized In Polls After Notes Ban Than Before

Demonetisation was thought to be a way of decreasing the misuse of money during elections but the ground reality is different, says OP Rawat, who retired last week as Chief Election Commissioner. More cash was seized after the notes ban related to previous elections, Mr. Rawat told news agency ANI. “After demonetization, it was thought …