Month: August 2018

NPP makes a strong plea against EVMs

OPEN VIEW WEB DESK Srinagar 28 August: Election Commission of India presided over by the Chief Election Commissioner, Mr. Om Prakash Rawat held its historic session today in which 07 national parties and 51 state recognized political parties participated with equal participation expressing their views on Fidelity of […]

Farmer’s struggle for proper electricity supply continues in Vijaypur from last 27 years

open view web desk BJP’s anti-farmer policies has put farmers at receiving end: Congress Vijaypur, Aug 28: Struggle for farmers to get adequate power supply in border villages has not ended even after 27 years have passed to a peaceful demonstration in which two poor farmers were killed […]

Vibodh visits historical Chingus fort, commits to promote tourism.

open view web desk Rajouri: MLC Vibodh Gupta along with local people visited Chingus and took stock of ongoing development works in Chingus fort. He was accompanied by Rajouri Development authority  CEO Dr.Tahir. He brought various ongoing development works in MLC’s notice and told that projects to construct […]

Citing ISIS, Rahul says exclusion of people leads to insurgency

open view web desk He said non-violence in India is a founding philosophy of its nationhood and the essence of being an Indian. Congress president Rahul Gandhi cited the example of Islamic State terrorist group to say that exclusion of a large number of people from the development […]

Tributes pour in for ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin

open view web desk Tributes have poured in for the beloved and iconic singer Aretha Franklin from friends, musicians, politicians and fans after the legendary “Queen of Soul” died aged 76. “It’s difficult to conceive of a world without her. Not only was she a uniquely brilliant singer, […]

India warns of ‘extremely grave’ crisis as flood toll rises

open view web desk Hundreds of troops led a desperate operation to rescue families trapped by mounting floods in India’s Kerala state Thursday as the death toll reached 106 with nearly 150,000 left homeless. Helicopters airlifted stranded victims from rooftops and dam gates were thrown open as incessant […]

If rupee slump persists, it can hurt Modi

open view web desk NEW DELHI/MUMBAI- The rupee’s plunge to a record low has worried a wide cross-section of India’s society: companies, importers, those going on vacation and students planning to study overseas. But if the weakness persists, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s job could become a lot harder […]

Indians gather as former premier Vajpayee is cremated

open view web desk NEW DELHI — Thousands of Indians gathered Friday as the funeral pyre was lit for former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a Hindu nationalist who was respected across the political spectrum. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the mourners who walked under a hot […]

Imran Khan elected as Pakistan’s new prime minister

open view web desk Islamabad, Aug 17 : Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan was elected as Pakistan’s new prime minister today after he defeated veteran politician Shahbaz Sharif in a one-sided election in the National Assembly. The election for the top post became just a formality after the Pakistan Peoples […]

Creamy layer cannot be applied to deny benefits of quota in promotions: Centre to SC

open view web desk New Delhi, Aug 16: The Centre today told the Supreme Court that the creamy layer concept cannot be applied to deny benefits of quota in promotions to government employees of SC/ST community as the stigma of caste and backwardness is still attached to them. Attorney […]

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