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India speeds up rebuilding activity in Afghanistan

NEW DELHI: India has stepped up rebuilding activity in Afghanistan in line with its commitment to propel the wartorn nation back on the development track. The move comes just days ahead of a mega multilateral meet that the Narendra Modi government is hosting in Amritsar to contribute to Afghan stability. Ahead of the December 4 Heart of Asia Conference on ... Read More »

Government to focus on getting new currency to rural areas in next few weeks, minister Arun Jaitley says

NEW DELHI: Over the next few weeks, the centre will focus on getting new currency to rural areas to support the agricultural sector during the sowing season, finance minister Arun Jaitley said today. The minister was addressing party workers after a BJP Parliamentary party meet where a resolution was passed supporting the government’s decision to scrap high denomination notes, that ... Read More »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds POK-Balochistan mirror to Pakistan

Speaking from the Red Fort ramparts on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi signalled a distinct hardening of posture on Pakistan, for the first time raising the Balochistan and POK issues in an Independence Day speech. Modi’s new aggression seeks to rid India of its almost ingrained diffidence over Kashmir. And, his decision to highlight Pakistan’s failings in POK and Balochistan ... Read More »

PM Modi rebukes Subramanian Swamy

In remarks clearly aimed at Subramanian Swamy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today warned the BJP leaders from breaking the party line and seeking publicity. Rebuking the controversial Rajya Sabha MP for his attacks on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, Modi said, “No one is bigger than the party. If someone is making comments ... Read More »

US welcomes India’s imminent entry to MTCR

The United States has welcomed India’s imminent entry into the missile technology control regime (MTCR). India is hopeful the entry will enable it to be a member of the nuclear suppliers group subsequently despite China’s reservations. “We are looking forward to the acceptance of our application of the NSG membership. The US has been very positive in its approach,” S ... Read More »

Modi meet with Nawaz Sharif won’t radically change India-Pakistan ties but it a start

The much-awaited and arguably the most sensitive event of Prime Minister’s trip to Russia is over : his bilateral talks with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The hour-long talks, on the sidelines of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in Ufa (Russia), went on for twice as long as the two leaders had planned to meet. The biggest positive from the India-Pakistan ... Read More »

Why Not Back Rakesh Maria like Sushma Swaraj Vasundhara: Shiv Sena Stings BJP

MUMBAI:  The Shiv Sena has stung its ally BJP in the Lalit Modi controversy, questioning why the party hasn’t given Mumbai police chief Rakesh Maria the same consideration as its senior leaders Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje. “The Centre and the BJP have steadfastly backed Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje despite opposition uproar… why not the same justice for a brave ... Read More »

Jaya announces Rs five lakh cash relief to family of fisherman

Chennai : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today condoled the death of a fisherman from the state who was shot dead in Bahrain-Qatar border and ordered a cash relief of Rs five lakh to his family. T Karthikeyan of Ramanathapuram district, who was working in Bahrain on contract basis for the last four months, was shot dead allegedly by ... Read More »