Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says ‘India is heaven for Muslims’

In a reaction to a statement by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and criticism by some eminent people in the Gulf on “Islamophobia” in India, the Union minority affairs minister, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, said India is “heaven for Muslims”. Read More
0 0 0
 
 

Mamata to PM: Centre must explain Covid-19 teams in Bengal

The chief minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, wrote a letter to the prime minister, Narendra Modi, in which she asked to explain why the Centre wants to send teams to her state to examine alleged violations of the coronavirus lockdown. Read More
0 0 0
 
 

Modi calls for unity, says ‘virus knows no religion, caste’

PM Narendra Modi called for unity and brotherhood in the country’s fight against coronavirus and said the virus doesn’t see religion and caste before infecting a victim. Read More
0 0 0
 
 

COAS: India exporting medical supplies, Pakistan exporting terror

Chief of the Army staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane said India is fighting the new coronavirus pandemic and is lending a helping hand to other countries by exporting essential medical supplies, Pakistan is exporting terror. Read More
0 0 0
 
 

Rahul: ‘Lockdown not enough, need to ramp up COVID-19 testing’

Rahul Gandhi said the current lockdown imposed on the country to stop the coronavirus pandemic is neither a solution nor a treatment. He said the country needs to ramp us COVID-19 testing and make a strategy to lift the lockdown. Read More
0 0 0
 
 

Chidambaram says ‘what’s new in Modi’s message?’

Former finance minister P Chidambaram took a jibe at PMNarendra Modi after the latter’s address to the nation, in which he announced the extension of the lockdown to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, and accused him of neglecting the poor. Read More
0 0 0
 
 

RBI guv: India’s near-term GDP outlook has ‘deteriorated sharply’

The Reserve Bank of India governor, Shaktikanta Das, said the new coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic has adversely affected the country’s economy and the growth outlook doesn’t look good. Read More
0 0 0
 
 

Sonia Gandhi: ‘Rahul’s warning helped Bhilwara tackle Covid-19’

Sonia Gandhi, the interim Congress president, has reportedly told her party chiefs from states that the Rajasthan government’s success in tackling Covid-19 in Bhilwara was the result of a “timely” warning from her son, former party president Rahul Gandhi. Read More
0 0 0
 
 

Narendra Modi to Donald Trump: ‘Will aid humanity’s fight’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday, said India will do everything possible to help humanity’s fight against Covid-19. Modi said this in a tweet quoting US President Donald Trump’s tweet in which the latter thanked the former for allowing a shipment of hydroxychloroquine to the US. Read More
0 0 0
 
 

Trump changes tune on India after ‘retaliation’ threat over HCQ

The US president, Donald Trump, took a U-turn, on Tuesday, after threatening “retaliation” on India if New Delhi didn’t lift a hold on the export of antimalarial drug hydroxycholoroquine (HCQ), on Monday. India eased the hold on HCQ exports on Tuesday. Read More
0 1 0
 
 

Trump: ‘Retaliation’ possible if India doesn’t send HCQ

The US president, Donald Trump, spoke of “retaliation” if India turned down his request to lift the hold on US orders of an antimalarial drug – hydroxychloroquine. Trump touted the drug as “game changer” in the fight against the novel coronavirus despite its untested efficacy. Read More
0 0 0
 
 

Shiv Sena: COVID-19 war can’t be won by clapping, lighting lamps

Saamana, the mouthpiece of the Shiv Sena, criticized the prime minister, Narendra Modi, for calling upon the public to clap hands and light lamps to show their gratitude towards the health workers and show unity during this time of crisis. Read More
0 0 0
 
 

Owaisi says ‘Supreme Court is supreme, but not infallible’

Reacting to the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya dispute, Asaduddin Owaisi said the Supreme Court is supreme, but not infallible. He then attributed his quote to former Supreme Court judge Justice JS Verma. Read More
0 0 0
 
 

Jaishankar: ‘POK is part of India and we expect to take it back’

The foreign minister, S Jaishankar, asserted that the part of Jammu & Kashmir that is occupied by Pakistan is an integral part of India and said India expects to take physical control of the region. Read More
0 0 0
 
 

Owaisi: ‘Shah wants supremacy of one faith, one language’

Days after Union home minister Amit Shah’s remarks over the Hindi language embarked criticism, All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen president Asaduddin Owaisi alleged that Shah wanted the supremacy of one faith, one language and one party in the whole country. Read More
0 0 0
 
 

Mayawati calls Congress ‘cheat’ after 6 BSP MLAs switch party

In a major setback to the Bahujan Samaj Party, six party MLAs in Rajasthan switched sides and joined the Congress. She said the Congress party in Rajasthan, by creating a split among the BSP MLAs, has once again proved that it is untrustworthy and a cheat. Read More
0 0 0
 
 

Amit Shah wonders if multi-party democratic system is a ‘failure’

Taking a dig at successive governments led by the Congress, the Union home minister, Amit Shah, on Tuesday, said during the Congress’s tenure, there was “policy paralysis” and the government had “no direction”. Read More
0 0 0
 
 

BSY on Shah’s Hindi pitch: ‘We would never compromise’

Days after BJP president Amit Shah’s remark over Hindi language, BJP’s biggest leader in the south and Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa firmly said “no” to the party chief over the imposition of Hindi over non-Hindi-speaking states. Read More
0 0 0
 
 

‘No 56 can stop you’: Karti to his father Chidambaram on birthday

Former finance minister P Chidambaram, who is facing probe in the INX Media case by both the ED and the CBI for alleged money laundering and is currently in jail, turned 74 on Monday. On this, his son tweeted a letter saying “no 56 can stop you”, which is seen as a challenge thrown to the prime mini Read More
0 0 0
 
 

Gangwar says ‘no job crisis, north Indians lack qualifications’

Three months after the government’s report on jobs said India’s unemployment was at a four-decade high, Union minister Santosh Gangwar insists that there is no job crisis. Instead he blamed the north Indians for lacking requisite qualifications for employment. Read More
0 0 0