Day: December 13, 2018

Rahul tweets pic with Kamal Nath, Scindia as race for CM moves to Bhopal

New Delhi, Dec 13:After hours of hectic deliberations over selection of chief ministers, Congress president Rahul Gandhi late Thursday evening tweeted a smiling picture with Madhya Pradesh chief ministerial contenders Kamal Nath and Jyotiraditya Scindia and quoted Leo Tolstoy to say that the two most powerful warriors are […]

Sacking of Sri Lanka parliament illegal: Supreme Court

Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that President Maithripala Sirisena’s sacking of parliament last month was illegal, clearing the way for potential impeachment proceedings against him. The ruling is a major blow to Sirisena, seven weeks into a major political crisis in the Indian Ocean island nation […]

Israel locks down Ramallah after two soldiers shot dead

A Palestinian shot dead two Israeli soldiers at a bus stop in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, the military said, sparking army raids in the city of Ramallah during which a Palestinian was killed. The attack came hours after security forces killed two Palestinian murder suspects, with […]

Vice President appeals to political parties to ensure effective functioning of Parliament

Media should never lose sight of its Dharma of informing, educating and empowering people: Vice President Media wields significant power and is capable of influencing the society; Those in public life have a tremendous opportunity to shape the future and make History; Presents 2nd Lokmat Parliamentary Awards 2018 […]

Nagaland CM Sh Nephiu Rio meets DoNER Minister Dr Jitendra Singh, discusses Kohima airport, other issues

open view web desk The Chief Minister of Nagaland, Shri Nephiu Rio called on Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh here today and held a detailed discussion on […]

Government is making every effort to stop stubble burning by farmers

Promotion of Agricultural Mechanization for in-situ Management of Crop Residue in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh and NCT of Delhi is being undertaken  open view web desk Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that government is making every effort to stop […]

India-Russia Discuss Defence Cooperation During 18th IRIGC-MTC Meeting

open view web desk The 18thmeeting of the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Military Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) was held here today. The meeting was co-chaired by Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman and Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation General Sergei Shoigu. In the framework of the bilateral Special […]

Prabhu, US Commerce Secretary to discuss trade issues on Feb 14

New Delhi, Dec 13:Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu will hold bilateral discussions on trade issues with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on February 14 here, an official said. Both the ministers would meet as part of the bilateral commercial dialogue. The talks assumes significance as officials of […]

Britain’s May sees no ‘immediate breakthrough’ at EU

Brussels, Dec 13: British Prime Minister Theresa May warned she expects no “immediate breakthrough” on her Brexit deal at Thursday’s EU summit Thursday and confirmed she would step down before the 2022 general election. “I don’t expect an immediate breakthrough but what I do hope is that we can […]