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  • India will go by its national interest: Jaishankar to Pompeo

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today conveyed to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that India will go by its national interest while dealing with other countries, including with sanctions-hit Russia. New Delhi is procuring S-400 missile defence system from Russia. The two had an extensive bilateral meeting this afternoon in New Delhi. Replying to […]

    BIMSTEC Day celebrated in Dhaka

    Members of the 7 countries regional grouping Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) celebrated the BIMSTEC Day yesterday in Dhaka. Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr A K Abdul Momen was the chief guest of the event. Acting High Commissioner Bishwadip Dey represented India in the event. Welcoming the guests on the occasion, […]

    Additional NRC Draft Exclusion list published in Assam

    Assam, the Additional NRC Draft Exclusion list published today consisting of 1,02,462 persons. Official sources said that the persons whose names appear in the Additional Draft Exclusion List are those persons whose names are included in the Draft NRC published on July last year, but have been subsequently found ineligible due to various reasons. Those […]

    EAM S Jaishankar to hold talks with Mike Pompeo

    External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will hold talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New Delhi today. MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the two leaders will exchange views on a range of bilateral and regional issues of mutual interest. Terrorism, H1B visas, trade and the situation arising out of US sanctions on buying […]

    Swami Satyamitranand Giri Maharaj passes away

    Swami Satyamitranand Giri Maharaj, a renowned seer, passed away at Dehradun in Uttarakhand today after a prolonged illness. The 87-year-old head of Bharat Mata Janhit Trust was undergoing treatment for some time at a hospital. Swami Avadeshanand Giri Maharaj said, the Samadhi will be at Haridwar-based Raghav Kutir tomorrow. President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President […]

    44th anniversary of Emergency today

    Today is the 44th anniversary of the Emergency. The then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had imposed emergency on the midnight of 25th of June in 1975. In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, India salutes all those greats who fiercely and fearlessly resisted the emergency. He said, the country’s democratic ethos successfully prevailed over […]

    Freedom fighter Mohan Ranade dies

    Freedom fighter Mohan Ranade, who participated in Goa’s liberation movement, passed away early morning today in Pune. He was 90.  During Goa’s liberation movement, Ranade was active in attacking police stations at Betim, Banastarim and other outposts. He was arrested by Portuguese police in 1955 and was imprisoned at the Fort of Caxias near Lisbon […]

    Home Minister Amit Shah pay his tributes to fighters of emergency period

    Home Minister Amit Shah has paid his tributes to the fighters of the emergency period. In a tweet, Mr Shah said, the country’s democracy was killed for political interests during the emergency. He said, the basic rights were stripped from the people and news paper offices were shut. Mr Shah said millions of nationalists had […]

    BJP attacks Congress on Emergency terming it a dark period in Indian history

    BJP today attacked Congress on Emergency terming it a dark period in Indian history. Talking to media outside Parliament, party MP Meenakshi Lekhi said Constitution was subverted and human rights were violated by this anti-democracy decision. She blamed former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi of taking such extreme step for political gain. The BJP MP also […]

    EAM S Jaishankar to file RS papers today

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will file his nomination as BJP candidate from Gujarat for Rajya Sabha by-election today. Another BJP candidate will be Jugal Thakor. The two Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat fell vacant following election of Union Ministers Amit Shah and Smriti Irani as Lok Sabha members in recent parliamentary polls. Today is […]