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Congress to join Opposition protest on Kashmir crisis

New Delhi: Despite serious internal differences over its stand on abrogation of Article 370, the Congress party would participate in a protest called by Opposition parties on Kashmir on August 22. The party would be represented by Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad. The Opposition agitation at Jantar Mantar is the first such event since the rout […]

SC notice to Centre on transfer of Aadhaar cases

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre and social media sites on a plea by social media platform Facebook seeking the transfer of four cases pending before three high courts — Madras, Bombay, and Madhya Pradesh — on the linking of Aadhaar with the profile of the users of social media websites. Besides Centre, the […]

No need for any more debate on quotas: Ram Vilas Paswan

No need for any more debate on quotas: Ram Vilas Paswan

New Delhi: Disimissing the comments made by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on quota in jobs and higher education, Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said there was no need for a debate on reservation. Mr Paswan said, “I want to say this on behalf of the government. This is not on the table.” “There is no need for a […]

Chandrayaan-2 makes it to lunar orbit, ISRO chief calls it ‘major milestone‘

Chandrayaan-2 makes it to lunar orbit, ISRO chief calls it ‘major milestone‘

New Delhi: Addressing the media after successfully placing Chandrayaan-2 into lunar orbit, ISRO chairman K Sivan said that the mission had crossed a major milestone on Tuesday. After nearly 30 days of journey, India’s second spacecraft to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, was successfully inserted into the lunar orbit on Tuesday morning. Sharing the details of the tricky operation, Sivan said the […]

INX Media case: After rejection of bail plea, CBI at Chidambaram‘s door

INX Media case: After rejection of bail plea, CBI at Chidambaram‘s door

New Delhi: Barely hours after the dismissal of the anticipatory bail plea at Delhi High Court, a team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officers has arrived at the residence of P Chidambaram to arrest him. NDTV has also reported that the Enforcement Directorate has also reached his residence. Chidambaram has also moved Supreme Court against the order of the […]