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Potholes probably kill more than those on the border or by terrorists

The Supreme Court Thursday expressed issue over 14,926 people being demised in accidents due to potholes on roads across the country in the last five years. A bench led by Justice Madan B Lokur said a large number of deaths caused because of potholes was “unacceptable” and was “probably more than those killed on the …

Today is the day. Now is the moment. Vote for change.

The Chhattisgarh Congress Thursday moved the state High Court seeking directions to the Election Commission of India (ECI) to look into officials of the administration allegedly incomingstrongrooms in Dhamtari where Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are stored. The petition also stated that CCTV cameras at a strongroom in Durg were switched off for a few hours. …

IRCTC Indian Railways Train 18

Train 18, India’s first engine less-train, also became the fastest train in India when crossed the 180 kilometers per hour (kmph) mark during a trial run in the Kota-SawaiMadhopur section. It outran Gatimaan Express which held the record of being the fastest train in the country plying at 160 kmph.  “Train 18 breached the 180 …

CBI vs CBI

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will listen to the plea filed by CBI Director Alok Verma challenging the government’s order divesting him from his duties and sending him on leave in the eye of graft allegations against him. Verma and his deputy, CBI special director Rakesh Asthana, were sent on leave by the Centre after …

Assam Votes In Crucial Panchayat Election Amid Citizenship Bill Row

Voting has started amid heavy security for phase one of the two-phase panchayat elections in Assam today. The panchayat polls, being scheduled at a time when there are widespread protests in the state over the citizenship bill, are being seen as a test for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP which came to power …

Lt-Gen-Kenneth-McKenzie-Jr

Days after US President Donald Trump seek Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s help in the Afghan peace process, a top American commander has told lawmakers that Islamabad’s policy seems to be unaltered and it continues to use the Taliban as a hedge against India. “Pakistan is the major element in long-term stability in Afghanistan,” Marine …

Correcting Congress' Mistakes Was My Destiny,

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara, one of the sacred Sikh shrines, went to Pakistan because of the lack of vision and sensitivity of Congress leaders. Campaigning in Rajasthan, PM Modi said to the Kartarpur corridor being built between the two nations to enable Sikh pilgrims from India to visit the …

Delhi Government Bars Bloomberg-Funded Charity From Tobacco Control Work

A small Indian non-profit funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies will not be permitted to carry out tobacco-control work in New Delhi after it failed to disclose its funding, according to a city government official and a memo seen by Reuters. Other foreign-funded organizations will be required to seek prior approval in the future for anti-tobacco activities …

rahul gandhi bharat mata ki jai

Congress president Rahul Gandhi Tuesday aimed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his promise of providing employment to 2 crore youths during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Pointing an election rally, he sought to know why four people committed suicide in Rajasthan’s Alwar recently. “Narendra Modi in his election speeches in 2014 had stated he would …

strong

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 …

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 …

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. …