How Gujarat Poll Outcome May Decide Electoral Politics in Neighbouring Rajasthan

21-10-2017

New Delhi: Both the Congress and BJP have banked on Rajasthanis to lead their charge for the Gujarat Assembly Elections and both are at interesting stages of their careers. Congress’ Ashok Gehlot, the 66-year-old veteran politician from Jodhpur, is a two-time Chief Minister of Rajasthan. On the other side is 48-year-old parliamentarian from Ajmer — Bhupender Yadav. Gehlot is said have the ears of the most important person in Congress after the Gandhi family — Ahmed Patel. Gehlot played a key role in Patel’s election to the Rajya Sabha. While Yadav is said to be a close aide to BJP chief Amit Shah. Both Gehlot and Yadav, have served as members of various

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LeT Commander Waseem Shah, The Don of Heff, Killed in Pulwama Encounter
October 14, 2017

Srinagar: Top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Waseem Shah and another member of the terrorist outfit were killed in an encounter in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district early on Saturday. Police sources told CNN-News18 that the second terrorist was identified as Nisar AhmedShah, 23, also known as 'Abu Osama Bhai' was killed at Litter area in Pulwama,

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Supreme Court Refuses To Amend Medical Termination Of Pregnancy Act
October 14, 2017

The Supreme Court today declined to amend an Act which prohibits termination of pregnancy beyond 20 weeks saying that the issue fell within the legislative realm. The apex court, however, sought response from the government on framing of guidelines for for setting up a permanent mechanism for expedient termination of pregnancies beyond 20 weeks

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Supreme Court To Review Its Verdict Which Diluted Anti-Dowry Law
October 14, 2017

NEW DELHI: Going against its own order, the Supreme Court has called for a review of the Anti-Dowry Law saying that the current law curtails the rights of women. The court will now reconsider the verdict delivered by another bench of the top court in July 2017, which stated that arrests could be made only after a preliminary probe by a panel

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India Has High Growth Potential For Next 2 Decades, Says Arun Jaitley
October 14, 2017

WASHINGTON: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday that India has the potential to grow at a reasonably high level in the next decade or two, citing structural changes by the government and a turnaround in the global economy. The whole environment of doing business has changed in a matter of months, Mr Jaitley told a Washington audience

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Trump Sets Conditions For US To Stay In Iran Nuclear Deal, Tossing Issue To Congress
October 14, 2017

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Friday officially disavowed the international nuclear deal with Iran, undermining but not terminating an agreement he called weak and poorly constructed. The administration asked Congress to attach new caveats that could either alter the pact or lead to its rupture. Sounding frustrated and angry, Trump also

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PM’s interaction with Governors of Russian Provinces
June 3, 2017

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today met and interacted with sixteen Governors of various provinces of Russia. The Prime Minister reiterated his vision that relationships between regions and provinces of two countries are a vital part of nurturing the bilateral relationship. He recalled warmly his visit to Astrakhan province of Russia

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