PM Modi meets members of JP Morgan International Council in New Delhi

PM Narendra Modi meets JP Morgan International Council members in New Delhi. (Source: NarendraModi.in) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday met members of the JP Morgan International Council in New Delhi and shared his vision for making India a USD 5 trillion economy by 2024. This was the first time that the International Council met in … Read morePM Modi meets members of JP Morgan International Council in New Delhi

J&K: One Army jawan killed in heavy shelling by Pakistan along LoC

Pakistani troops initiated small arms fire in Mendhar and Balakote areas. (Express photo: Shuaib Masoodi/File) A Junior Commissioned Officer was killed on Tuesday as Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked mortar shelling and small arms fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K’s Rajouri and Poonch districts. According to sources, the JCO — whose identity was … Read moreJ&K: One Army jawan killed in heavy shelling by Pakistan along LoC

Former Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka K C Ramamurthy joins BJP

In June this year, four Telugu Desam Party members from Rajya Sabha had joined the BJP. (ANI) Former Congress Rajya Sabha member from Karnataka K C Ramamurthy joined the BJP on Tuesday in the presence of the party’s general secretaries Bhupender Yadav and Arun Singh. Ramamurthy had resigned as a member of the Rajya Sabha … Read moreFormer Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka K C Ramamurthy joins BJP

Tarun Tejpal trial: Defence lawyers start cross-examination of victim

Tehelka magazine’s founder Tarun Tejpal. (Express Photo by Pradip Das/File) With the Bombay High Court dismissing former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal’s plea to delay the ongoing rape trial last week, his defence lawyers on Monday began cross-examining the victim. Both the prosecution and the defence lawyers did not comment on the cross-examination, though they confirmed … Read moreTarun Tejpal trial: Defence lawyers start cross-examination of victim

SC to pronounce verdict on Chidambaram’s bail plea in INX Media corruption case

Chidambaram is presently in the custody of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the INX Media money laundering case. (File Photo) The Supreme Court is scheduled Tuesday to pronounce judgement on former finance minister P Chidambaram’s plea challenging the Delhi High Court verdict denying him bail in the INX Media corruption case. Chidambaram was arrested in … Read moreSC to pronounce verdict on Chidambaram’s bail plea in INX Media corruption case

PM mementos auction date extended once again

Almost a month into after the e-auction, a range of angavastrams and sketches gifted to the PM haven’t received a single bid so far on the auction website. The auction of 2,772 mementoes received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his official trips across the country has now been extended till October 24. This is … Read morePM mementos auction date extended once again

Evening news briefing: Maharashtra, Haryana polls ends, SC on Mumbai’s Aarey trees and more

Here are the top evening headlines of the day. Assembly elections: 54.76% turnout in Maharashtra, over 57% in Haryana till 5 pm Maharashtra saw 54.76 per cent voter turnout till 5 pm, while Haryana witnessed 57.04 per cent turnout at the same time. An incident of stone pelting was reported near a polling booth in … Read moreEvening news briefing: Maharashtra, Haryana polls ends, SC on Mumbai’s Aarey trees and more

Sadhvi Pragya calls Mahatma Gandhi ‘son of soil’, says she follows his footsteps

BJP MP from Bhopal Pragya Singh Thakur. (File) In a stark contrast to her previous statements, BJP MP Sadhvi Pragya Thakur Monday called Mahatma Gandhi “son of the nation” who needs to be loved and remembered by the nation at all times, India Today reported. Thakur had earlier heaped praises on Gandhi’s killer, Nathuram Godse, … Read moreSadhvi Pragya calls Mahatma Gandhi ‘son of soil’, says she follows his footsteps

Kartarpur agreement to be signed on October 23: MEA

The Indian government has once again urged the Pakistan side to reconsider its stance on levying the service fee. (File Photo) The Ministry of External Affairs on Monday said that the government is ready to sign the Kartarpur agreement on October 23 so that the corridor can be opened on November 12. The government has, … Read moreKartarpur agreement to be signed on October 23: MEA

Not stopping Aarey metro shed, interim order against tree felling to continue: Supreme Court

The top court posted the matter for further hearing in November. (File Photo) Two weeks after the Supreme Court ordered status quo on the felling of trees in Aarey Colony in Mumbai, the Supreme Court on Monday clarified that it was not stopping the metro shed project.  The apex court, however, said that its interim … Read moreNot stopping Aarey metro shed, interim order against tree felling to continue: Supreme Court

Savarkar an accomplished man, played part in freedom struggle: Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi

Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi. (File) Senior Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Monday praised V D Savarkar, saying he was an “accomplished man” who played a part in the freedom struggle, fought for Dalit rights and went to jail for the country, days after the BJP’s Maharashtra unit proposed a Bharat Ratna for the Hindutva … Read moreSavarkar an accomplished man, played part in freedom struggle: Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi

Kerala doctor who claimed infant recovered due to Mariam Thresia’s intervention under lens

Kerala-born Catholic nun Mariam Thresia was on Sunday declared a saint by Pope Francis. The Kerala branch of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has initiated a probe against a doctor in Kerala for his 2009 testimony to a Catholic Church tribunal that a new-born under his treatment was cured of acute respiratory issues due to … Read moreKerala doctor who claimed infant recovered due to Mariam Thresia’s intervention under lens

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