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Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat Saturday stated there are women officers engaged in exercises like mining and de-mining operations and also manning the air defence system, but cited difficulties in assigning them frontline combat role. He commented that in frontline combat there are risks of officers getting killed.  “See, I am not saying a woman …

Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said Congress’s victory in three Hindi heartland states to party chief Rahul Gandhi and said the win will change the “picture and fate” of the country. Sidhu, who had gone to visit chief minister Amarinder Singh at his residence, told reporters that now the farmers could talk about their rights. …

A Delhi Court on Friday commented that it would hear on January 30 the chief secretary assault case in which Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia have been named as accused. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal was said by the counsel for Kejriwal, Sisodia and other AAP leaders that they have …

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 …

Congress Stands Rock Solid Behind 'Mama' Christian

The Congress is trying to save Christian Michel, the said middleman in the AgustaWestland chopper deal, the BJP alleged today — a day after a youth Congress leader represented him in court. Alleging that all three lawyers representing Michel were from the Congress, the BJP stated a “full surveillance” has been launched on him by …

US Gives Russia A 60-Day Ultimatum To Comply With Nuclear Treaty

The United States delivered Russia a 60-day ultimatum on Tuesday to come clean about what Washington stated is a violation of a arms control treaty that keeps missiles out of Europe. NATO allies led by Germany pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a meeting in Brussels to give diplomacy one last chance before …

Karnataka

A day after an audio clip came fresh charges of attempts by BJP to topple the HD Kumaraswamy ministry, the state Congress Tuesday said it would lodge a police complaint about the matter while asserting all MLAs of the party and its ruling partner JDS was with the government. “On behalf of the KPCC, we …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …