The Allahabad High Court on Friday dismissed the petition that had challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi''s election from the Varanasi parliamentary constituency.
More serious have been the accusations against Modi for mishandling the economy. Modi s predecessor, Manmohan Singh, as well as ex finance minister P. Chidambaram, have charged the PM with catastrophic mistakes like demonetisation, flawed GST, tax terrorism, regulatory overkill, protectionism and centralised control of decision making in the PMO. None other than the RBI has weighed in by slashing growth forecasts to 5 per cent, the deepest cut in a decade .
NEW DELHI : The 17th edition of the two day Hindustan Times Leadership Summit (HTLS) began today in New Delhi with Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivering the inaugural address. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and Netflix''s founder and CEO Reed Hastings will among the other key speakers during the event. Swimming champion Michael Phelps, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, actors Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones, among others, will also speak their minds during the summit.The theme for this year s summit is Conversations for a Better Tomorrow .
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced the third edition of "Pariksha Pe Charcha", a session where he would interact with thousands of students on the ways to handle examination stress. The Prime Minister has also launched a contest for the students of Classes 9 to 12 and its winners will get an opportunity to attend the event and ask him questions."Exams are approaching and so is Pariksha Pe Charcha Let us keep working together to ensure stress free examinations. Here is a unique contest for the students of Classes 9 to 12. The winners will get to attend PPC 2020 early next year " the Prime Minister tweeted along with the participation link.
The Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage defended British prime minister Boris Johnson ''s use of homophobic, racist, sexist and Islamophobic terms during a radio interview today.
London: US President Donald Trump says he doesn t want to interfere in Britain s election campaign. But his presence in London nine days before the Dec. 12 vote is a complication for Prime Minister Boris Johnson and ammunition for Johnson s opponents.Trump, who is attending a meeting of NATO leaders, said Tuesday he d stay out of the election."
HYDERABAD : In complete contrast to his earlier statements, Telangana chief minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao (TSRTC) on Sunday said that all the 48,000 odd employees of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) who were on a 52 day strike (from 5 October to 25 November) will get their salaries for the entire time they were not on duty.KCR, who held a meeting with employees of the TSRTC at his camp office on Sunday, reiterated that not a single employee of the state run bus service will be sacked, and added that all of them would receive their salaries even for their strike period on Monday itself. Earlier, when the strike was on, he had issued an ultimatum to the TSRTC employees to rejoin duties by 5 November, and also said that otherwise they would be considered self dismissed".
A third party internal survey of the BJP found out that Chief Minister Raghubar Das led BJP government will be re elected and easily surpass the majority mark of 41 seats. As per the report, the BJP government in the state will get 45 48 and increase its vote share to 42 percent from 31 percent secured in 2014 Assembly polls. The BJP and its former ally All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) won 42 seats in the last elections in 2014.
North Korea issued a stark warning to Japan during a ranting attack on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over pledges to monitor Pyongyang after the rogue state shot two short range missiles into the Sea of Japan on Thursday. Following the blast, which North Korea insisted was a test of its new "super large multiple rocket launcher", Mr Abe accused the North Korean military of being a threat to Japan and the international community. Citing a vice Director General of the North Korean Foreign Office, Pyongyang''s state agency KCNA said: "It can be said that Abe is the only one idiot in the world and the most stupid man ever known in history as he fails to distinguish a missile from a multiple launch rocket system while seeing the photo accompanied report."Abe may see what a real ballistic missile is in the not distant future and under his nose.
From Marie Andrews holds a pyx, the vessel she uses to transport the consecrated Communion wafer to homebound parishioners. Andrews is an officially sanctioned Eucharistic minister in the Roman Catholic Church. Shahla Farzan St. Louis Public Radio hide caption
India wants to conduct an audit of WhatsApp''s security systems following revelations that a spyware exploited vulnerabilities in the Facebook owned messaging platform, technology minister said on Thursday. The Indian Computer Emergency Team (CERT In) "sought submission of information from WhatsApp on November 9, 2019, including a need to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp''s security systems and processes," Ravi Shankar Prasad told parliament in a statement.WhatsApp declined to comment.
Image Credit: India TodayThe government has issued a notice to the Israeli firm accused of misusing WhatsApp via Pegasus software for snooping on Indian citizens, Electronics and Information and Technology Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad, told the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.
The government wants to conduct an audit of WhatsApp apos;s security systems following revelations of Israeli spyware exploiting its vulnerabilities, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said but refused to say if the government had bought the spyware.
NEW DELHI : Stating that he doesn''t have the majority anymore after Ajit Pawar''s resignation, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said he will also resign. "I will also resign. After this I'll go to Raj Bhavan and tender my resignation. I wish them all the best whoever will form the govt. But that will be a very unstable govt as there is huge difference of opinions," Fadnavis told reporters in Mumbai.Fadnavis said the party doesn''t have the numbers and will not indulge in horse trading.
New Delhi, Nov 26 (UNI) Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday took over possession of assets worth Rs.New Delhi, Nov 26 (UNI) Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has congratulated RailTel on its 20th Foundation day and said the company was truly a millennial PSU with a short history behind and a long future ahead.
Solomun ”Solly ” Zuckerman was a British public servant who served as a scientific advisor to the Allies on bombing strategies in World War 2. After the war, Mr Zuckerman became chief scientific advisor to the Ministry of Defence until 1968, and he also acted as chief advisor to the Government from 1962 to 1971. His appointment came during the height of the Cold War, when the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 pushed the US and Soviet Union closer to World War 3 and it is no understatement to say one mistake could have cost both nations dearly.Letters between Mr Zuckerman and the Prime Minister at the time, Harold Macmillan, reveal the real gravity of the situation, exposing some of the close calls that had already secretly occurred.
BHUBANESWAR: The eighth edition of national Tribal Craft Mela, which was inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik recently, drew a huge footfall of visitors here Sunday.The week long crafts fair hosts works from as many as 18 states. Artisans from Sikkim, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Manipur, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Telengana, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, West Bengal, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Odisha have set up stalls at the site.