• Sun, Dec 16, 2018
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a blistering attack on the Congress party, saying national security and defence sector were either a punching bag or a funding source for it.
    National security is a punching bag for Congress: PM Modi
    Modi's attack on the opposition party came even as the Congress accused the government of misleading the Supreme court by presenting wrong information about the CAG report on the Rafale deal and demanded that the government apologise for it.The Congress has also said the Supreme Court, which gave the government relief in the Rafale jet case, has not gone into the pricing and technical aspects of the aircraft and it is only a joint parliamentary committee that can probe whether there was any irregularity in the deal.Targeting the main opposition party in an interaction with BJP workers from Tamil Nadu through video conference from New Delhi, Modi alleged that the (Congress) leaders call the army chief names and mock at the (2016) surgical strike on the one hand. On the other hand, they have looted the defence sector from the jeep scam...
  • Mamata, Mayawati, Kejriwal, MK Stalin invited for Kamal Nath's swearing-in on Dec 17 Mamata, Mayawati, Kejriwal, MK Stalin invited for Kamal Nath's swearing-in on Dec 17

    The Congress has invited leaders from across the political spectrum for the swearing-in ceremony of party stalwart Kamal Nath taking charge as chief minister of Madhya Pradesh on December 17.

  • Rafale verdict: Govt moves SC seeking correction over CAG, PAC reference Rafale verdict: Govt moves SC seeking correction over CAG, PAC reference

    The Centre filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking correction in a paragraph in its judgement on Rafale fighter jet deal in which a reference has been made about the Comptroller and Auditor...

  • Rahul Gandhi hints at resolving Chhattisgarh CM tussle Rahul Gandhi hints at resolving Chhattisgarh CM tussle

    Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday hinted at the end of tussle for the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, tweeting a picture of himself flanked by all the four claimants to the post.

  • AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case: CBI gets custody of Christian Michel for 4 more days AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case: CBI gets custody of Christian Michel for 4 more days

    A Delhi court on Saturday extended by another four days the CBI custody of British national Christian Michel, the middleman accused in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.

  • 7 civilians among 11 killed in encounter, protests in J-K's Pulwama 7 civilians among 11 killed in encounter, protests in J-K's Pulwama

    Seven civilians died in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday when security forces allegedly opened fire at an unruly crowd that tried to storm the site of an encounter in which three militants...

  • Kashmir reels under arctic conditions, many places record season's coldest night Kashmir reels under arctic conditions, many places record season's coldest night

    The night temperature in Pahalgam, one of the base camps for the annual Amarnath yatra in south Kashmir, settled at 9.5 degrees Celsius.

  • India shares 'historical' and comprehensive defence ties with France, says Sushma India shares 'historical' and comprehensive defence ties with France, says Sushma

    In a crucial meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her visiting counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian here, both sides agreed for enhanced collaboration in fighting terrorism.

  • Deep Depression to intensify into 'severe cyclonic storm', to cross between Ongole and Kakinada on Dec 17: IMD Deep Depression to intensify into 'severe cyclonic storm', to cross between Ongole and Kakinada on Dec 17: IMD

    India Meteorological Department (IMD) in a bulletin said It is very likely to intensify further into a Cyclonic Storm during the next 12 hours and 'into a Severe Cyclonic Storm' in the subsequent 24...

  • Zoramthanga sworn in as new Mizoram CM Zoramthanga sworn in as new Mizoram CM

    Updated: Dec, 15, 201803:49 PM

    Mizo National Front (MNF) president Zoramthanga was on Saturday sworn in as Mizoram's new chief minister, heading a 12-member ministry.