Category: India News

Air India sold its 115 properties for Rs 738 crore since 2015: Govt

New Delhi, Jul 29: Air India has sold its 115 properties for Rs 738 crore since 2015 to offset its debt, Minister of State for Civil Aviation V K Singh said on Thursday. According to the decision of Air India Specific Alternative Mechanism (AISAM) in 2018, disinvestment-bound Air India […]

Mayawati urges Supreme Court to take suo motu cognisance of Pegasus row

Lucknow, Jul 29: BSP chief Mayawati Thursday urged the Supreme Court to take suo motu cognisance of the Pegasus snooping row and said that “mistrust and confrontation” between the government and the Opposition over important issues have stalled the functioning of Parliament. She said the country is “worried” over […]

We support all peace initiatives aimed at lasting political settlement:India on Afghanistan

New Delhi, Jul 29:  India on Thursday said it has a steadfast policy to support a sovereign, democratic and peaceful Afghanistan and it is in touch with various stakeholders within and outside Afghanistan including regional and international partners. The comments by the Minister of State for External Affairs […]

Majority in India’s big states with COVID-19 antibodies- survey

MUMBAI, July 28 – More than 70% of people in eight of India’s large states are estimated to have COVID-19 antibodies, a government survey showed on Wednesday, suggesting that a second surge in infections affected many more people than the reported figures. The survey, which tested a sample […]

Amarinder urges PM Modi to reopen Kartarpur corridor

Chandigarh, Jul 28:  Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reopen the Kartarpur corridor so that devotees could visit the shrine dedicated to Sikh Guru Nanak Dev in Pakistan. Pilgrimage to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara was suspended in March 2020 because of […]

Will depend on situation, no problem if someone else leads: Mamata Banerjee on being face of Oppn

New Delhi, Jul 28:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday remained ambivalent on being the face of the Opposition to take on the BJP, saying it will depend on the situation. “I want to help all the opposition parties to bell the cat. I don’t want […]

Sensex rises over 150 pts in early trade; Nifty tops 15,850

Mumbai, Jul 27: Equity benchmark Sensex surged over 150 points in early trade on Tuesday, tracking gains in index majors HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank and Tata Steel amid a positive trend in global markets. The 30-share BSE index was trading 155.51 points or 0.29 per cent higher at 53,007.78 […]

SC notice of Centre, Delhi govt on plea for rehabilitation, vaccination of beggars amid pandemic

New Delhi, Jul 27: The Supreme Court sought the responses of the Centre and the Delhi government on Tuesday on a plea seeking rehabilitation and vaccination of beggars and vagabonds in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The apex court, which made it clear that it would not take […]

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