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Neiphiu Rio discusses Naga issue with Shah

By   /  August 19, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Neiphiu Rio discusses Naga issue with Shah

New Delhi, Aug. 19 (PTI): Chief Ministers of Uttarakhand and Nagaland and Governor of Uttar Pradesh on Monday called on Union Home Minister Amit Shah and discussed with him various issues concerning their respective states, officials said. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel met […]

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Modi government committed to development of Northeast — Amit Shah

By   /  August 19, 2019  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on Modi government committed to development of Northeast — Amit Shah

New Delhi, Aug. 19 (PTI): The Centre is committed to all-round development of the northeast region, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Monday. Shah, who laid the foundation stone of Karbi Bhavan and Dimasa Bhavan here, said development in the region had curbed terrorism. “The Narendra Modi government is committed to the all-round development […]

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Ayodhya: No hearing on Monday

By   /  August 19, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Ayodhya: No hearing on Monday

New Delhi, Aug. 19 (PTI): The hearing in the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case could not take place in the Supreme Court on Monday due to some urgent engagement of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, an official source said. According to the source, the five-judge Constitution bench could not assemble for hearing as […]

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Trump warns Tiananmen-style HK crackdown would harm trade deal

By   /  August 19, 2019  /  Top News, World  /  Comments Off on Trump warns Tiananmen-style HK crackdown would harm trade deal

  Washington, Aug. 19 (PTI/AFP): US President Donald Trump has warned China that carrying out a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown on Hong Kong pro-democracy protests would harm trade talks between the two countries, in comments that followed a huge, defiant march through the streets of the global finance hub. Hong Kong has been rocked by more […]

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US talks secretly to Venezuela socialist boss

By   /  August 19, 2019  /  World  /  Comments Off on US talks secretly to Venezuela socialist boss

Bogota, Aug. 19 (PTI/AP): The US has made secret contact with Venezuela’s socialist party boss as close allies of President Nicol s Maduro’s inner circle seek guarantees they won’t face prosecution for alleged abuses and crimes if they cede to growing demands to remove him, according to a senior Trump administration official. Diosdado Cabello, who […]

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Controversial General accused of war crimes named as Sri Lanka Army chief

By   /  August 19, 2019  /  Top News, World  /  Comments Off on Controversial General accused of war crimes named as Sri Lanka Army chief

Colombo, Aug. 19 (PTI): A controversial Sri Lankan army general accused of grave human rights abuses during the country’s 26-year brutal civil war with the LTTE was on Monday appointed the new Army Commander, evoking strong criticism from the US and the minority Tamils. President Maithripala Sirisena’s office on Monday announced that Lt Gen Shavendra […]

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Dozens wounded as series of blasts rock eastern Afghan city

By   /  August 19, 2019  /  World  /  Comments Off on Dozens wounded as series of blasts rock eastern Afghan city

Jalalabad, Aug. 19 (PTI/AFP): Afghanistan’s independence day was marred by bloodshed Monday when a series of explosions shook the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, wounding dozens of people including children. As many as 10 blasts were reported in and around the city in Nangarhar province, authorities said, and casualty numbers appeared to be rising. “The […]

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Relationship with Pak improved after aid cut, says Trump

By   /  August 19, 2019  /  World  /  Comments Off on Relationship with Pak improved after aid cut, says Trump

Washington, Aug. 19 (PTI): President Donald Trump has said the US’ ties with Pakistan have improved after he cut USD 1.3 billion in security assistance to Islamabad for not doing enough to rein in terror groups operating in the country. President Trump announced last year that the USD 1.3 billion aid to Pakistan would remain […]

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Army was ready for conventional war with Pak in run up to Balakot strikes—Sources

By   /  August 19, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Army was ready for conventional war with Pak in run up to Balakot strikes—Sources

New Delhi, Aug. 19 (PTI): In the run up to Balakot strikes, Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat very categorically conveyed to the top brass of the government that his force was fully ready to deal with any ground offensive by Pakistan and take the battle into the enemy territory, top military sources said. The Indian […]

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Protection from criminal prosecution not available to govt servants employed with PSU—SC

By   /  August 19, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Protection from criminal prosecution not available to govt servants employed with PSU—SC

New Delhi, Aug. 19 (PTI): Protection from criminal prosecution is not available to those public servants who work in government companies or undertakings, the Supreme Court held on Monday. Under section 197 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), prior sanction from a competent officer is needed to prosecute a government servant for alleged criminal act […]

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