Category: India

Poor kept in poverty by Congress to pocket their votes, says Arun Jaitley

Ahmedabad: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said that the Congress kept poor steeped in poverty to pocket their…

India will not take Rohingya refugees; they are a security threat: BJP

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said that India will not take any Rohingya refugees as they…

Cooked meals should replace nutrient packets at anganwadis: Maneka Gandhi

New Delhi :Hot-cooked meals served at anganwadis should be replaced with nutrition packets as the food being served at the…

Ram Rahim to grow vegetables, prune trees at Rs 20/day in jail

Rohtak: Dera chief, who had all the luxuries once, will now spend his time in jail growing vegetables, pruning trees…

Sunny Leone’s condom ad on Navratri outrages Twitter users

Ahmedabad: Bollywood actress Sunny Leone has fallen into a controversy after promoting condoms on the occasion of Navratri. A Navratri-themed…

Kanpur: Govt. school head teacher comes to class in intoxicated condition

Nivada [UP]: In a shocking video which went viral, a head teacher can be seen in an intoxicated condition when…

Dalai Lama decries terrorism, urges inter-faith harmony

Florence: People who stage acts of terrorism cannot claim to be religious, Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, said on…

Mangaluru: Indigo flight to Dubai delayed over suspicious object

Mangaluru (Karnataka) [India]: Indigo flight from Mangaluru to Dubai was delayed at Mangaluru Airport late on Tuesday evening after a…

Spicejet plane stuck in mud at Mumbai airport, no casualties

Mumbai: A SpiceJet aircraft with 183 passengers on board overshot the the runway while landing here and got stuck in…

Heavy rains halt operations at airport, many flights affected

Mumbai:Flight operations at the Mumbai airport were suspended for nearly half an hour as visibility dropped well below the required…

Extortion case: Dawood Ibrahim’s brother, two others sent to police custody for 8 days

Thane (Maharashtra) [India]: The Thane Court on Tuesday sent underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar and two others to…

Indian economy heads for ‘major depression’, says Subramanian Swamy

New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has said: "The Indian economy is heading for a 'major depression' and it can…

National Convention on ‘Civil Society Budget Work & Governance Accountability in India: Continuity & Change’ begins

New Delhi: A two-day national convention on “Civil Society Budget Work and Governance Accountability in India: Continuity and Change” which…

Malegaon blast: After Sadhvi Pragya, Col Purohit, two more accused granted bail

Mumbai: A special NIA court here today granted bail to two accused in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case. Sudhakar…

Hindu leader who released fake babas’ list goes missing

Bhopal: The senior Hindu leader, a functionary of the Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad, who released the fake babas' list has…

Organised insult: Farmer gets 1 paisa loan waiver under Yogi Raj

Mathura: In another such incident of waiving the loan by a few paise, a farmer got relief of 1 paisa.…

Fast-track: Refund GST else Rs 65K cr may be stuck – Exporters

Fearing that a staggering Rs 65,000 crore could get stuck in GST refunds, exporters today asked the government to fast-track the refund process and…

First you eat meat, then meat eats you: Maneka Gandhi on meat consumption

New Delhi: Union Ministerhttps://www.siasat.com/news/tag/maneka-gandhi/ Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday made a pitch for vegetarianism, saying humans are natural vegetarians and meat consumption harms…

Mobile app to be launched for retiring govt staff

A mobile application will be launched tomorrow for central government employees who are about to retire to help them monitor the progress…

Madhya Pradesh: Family fined Rs 75,000 for defecating in the open

A panchayat at a village in Madhya Pradesh's Betul district has imposed a fine of about Rs 75,000 on a family for…