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India responded with an air strike on a Jaish terror camp in Pakistan’s Balakot on February 26. “Pulwama has convinced the world that what India says is right. Because of that, the entire world supported us when the air strikes were conducted. There was a time when only Russia was with us on the international …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks to Shashi Shekhar on a range of issues, including NDA’s governance record, the economy, demonetization, opposition strategy, and his party’s poll prospects. Edited excerpts: You complete five years as the Prime Minister soon. How do you look back on these years? It had been a very satisfactory and extremely good …

Two of the most iconic agrarian movements against the Fadnavis-led ruling government in the last four years, indicated by striking images of farmers upturning milk cans on the roads and of callused, bleeding feet of the tribal cultivators, marching into Mumbai, were from the state’s north Maharashtra region. As the region spread across six Parliamentary …

A Muslim student of a law college here has accused her fellow students of bullying her and misbehaving with her on board a bus while going for a tour to Agra on April 2. She was allegedly compelled to dance by wearing a scarf carrying the election symbol of the Bharatiya Janata Party. The matter …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Thursday conferred with United Arab Emirates’s highest civilian decoration, the Order of Zayed, awarded to those who contribute to international leadership in strengthening relations with the country. “We have historical and comprehensive strategic ties with India, reinforced by the pivotal role of my dear friend, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, …

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday filed a supplementary charge sheet in Delhi’s Patiala House court against Christian Michel, the stated middleman in the Agusta Westland case. David Syms, the partner of Christian Michel, has also been named as an accused. Some unique individuals and firms have been named as accused in the charge sheet. Michel …

On the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed BJP’s “Main Bhi Chowkidar (I too am chowkidar)” campaign at Delhi’s Talkatora stadium, opposition leaders in Visakhapatnam held a joint rally seeking the former’s ouster. Andhra Pradesh CM and Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu, along with Delhi CM chief Arvind Kejriwal and West Bengal CM Mamata …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hit out at the Opposition parties, attempting to present a united front against the BJP-led ruling coalition, pointing out to the prime ministerial ambition of rival leaders. PM Modi said, “When I was made a prime ministerial candidate, there was a queue for the PM’s post in 2014. Many …

West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee endorsed Telugu Desam Party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu for another term on Sunday saying the state is recognized across the world only because of him while insisting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has to be ejected in the general elections. …

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Sunday took a potshot at Rahul Gandhi for deciding to contest Wayanad seat in Kerala, claiming that the Congress chief is feeling “uncomfortable, insecure and helpless in Amethi”, his Lok Sabha constituency for three terms in a row. Rae Bareli, the constituency of Sonia Gandhi, and Amethi are considered as …

A traffic police constable in Guwahati became a social media star on Sunday for exemplary dedication to duty amid a thundershower that lashed Assam’s capital around noon. Mithun Das, who was manning the busy Basistha traffic intersection, stood amid heavy rain without a raincoat in an uncovered podium directing traffic without thinking twice about running …

Rahul Gandhi addresses the media on Rafale deal issue

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday stated that if the party is voted to power, then lakhs of rural youngsters will be employed in gram sabhas to improve the environment. He tweeted that the country requires repair and restore its water bodies, and regenerate wasteland and degraded land. “We will employ lakhs of rural youth …