Congress demands PM apology over remarks on Renuka

  AMN / New Delhi The Congress party today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of “lowering the dignity of his office” with his remarks in Parliament regarding party MP Renuka Chowdhury and demanded his apology. Talking to media persons here, Congress leader Anand Sharma said Modi had distorted history to mislead the people and used … Continue reading Congress demands PM apology over remarks on Renuka

SC to deal Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case as ‘pure land dispute’

Next hearing on 14 March Our Correspondent / New Delhi The Supreme Court today that it would deal Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case as a ‘pure land dispute’. The apex court also clarified that it never intended to hear the case on a “day-to-day basis”. The bench, also comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices Ashok Bhushan … Continue reading SC to deal Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case as ‘pure land dispute’

Gulf, West Asia key priority for India: PM Modi

AMN / New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a four-day visit to Palestine, the UAE and Oman on Friday. During the visit, Mr Modi will meet the leadership of these West Asian nations and hold discussions on matters of mutual interest. Briefing media ahead of the visit, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh … Continue reading Gulf, West Asia key priority for India: PM Modi

Structural reforms will bring huge dividends to country in long run: Jaitley

AMN / NEW DELHI Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that structural reforms taken by the government may pose momentary difficulty initially but in the long run, will bring huge dividends to the country. Replying to a discussion in the Lok Sabha on Union Budget-2018-19, Mr Jaitley said, in the last four years, the … Continue reading Structural reforms will bring huge dividends to country in long run: Jaitley

Justice Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf Elected as New President of ICJ

Judge Xue Hanqin (China) elected Vice-President THE HAGUE Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf of Somalia has been elected as President of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and Judge Xue Hanqin China) was elected Vice President, each for a term of three years. Mr. Yusuf will take over from French Judge Ronny Abraham to become the … Continue reading Justice Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf Elected as New President of ICJ

Reliance Capital posts Rs.315 crore net profit in Q3

Mumbai Reliance Capital Ltd today said it closed the third quarter of the current fiscal with a consolidated profit of Rs 315 crore. In a statement issued here, Reliance Capital said it had posted a net profit of Rs 315 crore for the quarter ended on December 31, a growth of 50 per cent. The … Continue reading Reliance Capital posts Rs.315 crore net profit in Q3

Congress compromising with national security by seeking details of Rafale deal: Jaitley

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has accused the Congress of compromising with the national security by seeking details of the Rafale deal. During his reply on the Union Budget in the Lok Sabha, Mr Jaitley said, it is a set precedent in earlier government also that details of the defence … Continue reading Congress compromising with national security by seeking details of Rafale deal: Jaitley

Syria: 23 civilians killed in fresh airstrikes near Damascus

WEB DESK At least 23 civilians are reported to have been killed in a new wave of Syrian government air strikes on a besieged rebel enclave near Damascus in Syria, Rescuers and a monitoring group said warplanes bombed several towns in the Eastern Ghouta yesterday, causing buildings to collapse on residents. Many people living in … Continue reading Syria: 23 civilians killed in fresh airstrikes near Damascus

Rajya Sabha adjourned for some time over PM comment on Renuka Chowdhury

AMN The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till Noon today as Congress members, particularly women, protested against the remarks by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his reply to the Motion of Thanks to President for his address to the Joint Sitting of Parliament yesterday. As soon as the House took up Zero Hour mentions, several women … Continue reading Rajya Sabha adjourned for some time over PM comment on Renuka Chowdhury

Govt not to impose ban on telecast of junk food and soft drinks advertisements

AMN / NEW DELHI The government today said that there is no proposal to impose a ban on telecast of junk food and soft drinks advertisements on television. Replying to questions in the Lok Sabha, minister of state for information and broadcasting Col Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, however, said bodies like Food and Beverage Alliance of … Continue reading Govt not to impose ban on telecast of junk food and soft drinks advertisements