Hindu body demands ‘equal rights’ for Hindus

New Delhi, Sep 23 : Hindu intellectuals and academicians on Sunday demanded the removal of government control over temples. “We demand equal rights to Hindus on par with others in the matters of running educational institutions without undue interference of state, removal of government control of Hindu temples… and preserving and promoting Hindu heritage and […]

19 rescued by IAF in Himachal

Shimla, Sep 23 : An Indian Air Force chopper rescued 19 people on Saturday in Himachal Pradesh as they were stuck in a flashflood triggered by continuous heavy rain, officials said. On the direction of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, the chopper from the Indian Air Force was requisitioned to rescue the stranded people at […]

Arunachal CM launches universal healthcare scheme

Itanagar, Sep 23 : Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Sunday dedicated the Chief Minister Aarogya Arunachal Yojana (CMAAY), a universal healthcare scheme of the state government, to the people of the state. The launching of the health insurance scheme in this frontier state coincides with the nationwide launch of ‘Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan […]

Shah, Modi can’t make Parrikar resign, fearing Rafale exposure

Panaji, Sep 23 : The Congress on Sunday alleged that top BJP leaders including President Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi had “no courage” to ask ailing Manohar Parrikar to step down as Chief Minister of Goa, because Parrikar, a former Defence Minister, had a lot of information about the Rafale deal. Goa Congress […]

Congress-BJP dogfight over Rafale intensifies

New Delhi, Sep 23 : The political dogfight over the Rafale deal peaked on Sunday with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking to discredit former France President Francois Hollande’s revelation about choice of the offset partner and even found a link to his claim to Congress President Rahul Gandhi. Hitting back, the Congress accused Prime Minister […]