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The US refuses to be partner

After partnering Vibrant Gujarat for two consecutive editions, United States has denied being a partner country for the upcoming edition of the summit that is scheduled to be held from January 18-20, 2019. Ten countries comprising Japan and Canada have already confirmed to be partner countries for the summit. A senior state government official from …

NPA crisis not due to farm loan waiver,

The non-performing assets (NPA) crisis in the country is not because of loan waivers to farmers, stated BJP Lok Sabha member Varun Gandhi on Friday as he backed the UPA government’s Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) scheme. Labeling students at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A), where he also launched his …

AJL land allotment case

The CBI Saturday filed a charge sheet against former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, senior Congress leader Motilal Vohra and Associated Journals Limited (AJL) in connection with the addresed re-allotment of institution plot in Panchkula in Haryana. The central agency has alleged that the reallotment of land had resulted in a loss of Rs …

Manohar Parrikar holds the me

Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Saturday held a meeting with government officers at his private residence near here and directed them to expedite finishing of pending works. The meeting was to take stock of various projects, comprising construction of a third bridge on the Mandovi river, a senior official told PTI. Parrikar had earlier …

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq put under house arrest

Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was put under house arrest on Saturday as a precautionary measure and his outfit’s one-day session was foiled, a police official stated. In a tweet, Mirwaiz tweeted that the separatists were not allowed any space for any kind of political activity and posted pictures of police personnel outside …

G20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the Group of 20 or G20 Summit in Argentina’s Buenos Aires on Thursday. The Prime Minister is on a five-day meeting to the nation to attend the summit on Friday and Saturday. In their …

Side issues loom over G-20 summit as world leaders arrive

Border Security Force Director General R K Mishra Friday stated that the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor between India and Pakistan will not pose a challenge for border security. He iterated it was not difficult to look for the security along the International Border as several people already cross over to Pakistan through Wagah-Attari. “Opening of Kartarpur …

SC notice to Ramdev on plea against HC order restraining publication, the sale of the book on him

The Supreme Court Friday published a notice to yoga guru Ramdev on a plea challenging a Delhi High Court order that restrained publication and sale of a book titled ‘Godman to Tycoon: the Untold Story of Baba Ramdev’, which is purportedly on his life. As per the yoga guru, the book was defamatory in nature …

Farmers’ protest in Delhi

As mandatory as they are, the two bills are the first step. They are not a comprehensive closure of the agrarian problem. You cannot resolve the agrarian problem if you do not engage with the rights and entitlements of those who do the greatest amount of work in agriculture, which is Mahila Kisan. There was …

India, China militaries should work hand in hand, says Chinese defense ministry

The militaries of China and India should “work hand in hand” for the advantage of people of the two countries, the Chinese defense ministry said Thursday, as the armies of the two countries are all established to resume joint military exercises next month after a gap of a year following the Doklam standoff. The 7th …

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After holding a big ‘Dharma Sabha’ on Sunday, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) is now planning to send its representatives to meet Members of Parliament (MP) from across party lines and seek their help for an early construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya. The constituency-wise drive will start in the first week of December. Besides, …

Brazil backs out of hosting 2019 climate change meeting

Brazil this week set out of hosting next year’s United Nations global summit meeting on climate change, the latest signal that Latin America’s widest nation no longer aspires to be an influential player in efforts to mitigate the effects of a warming planet. The decision leaves the UN scrambling to find a new place for …