LeEco India R&D centre to recruit over 1,100 engineers

New Delhi, Aug 9 : Chinese internet and technology conglomerate LeEco on Tuesday announced that it is planning to hire over 1,100 engineers for its India Research and Development (R&D) centre by 2017. The majority of the hiring will be from engineering colleges like the IITs and NITs across the country, the company said in […]

Opposition wants discussion in RS on J&K; government says on Wednesday

New Delhi, Aug 9 : Opposition parties on Tuesday once again sought a discussion in the Rajya Sabha on the unrest in Jammu and Kashmir. The government agreed and said a discussion will take place on Wednesday. Raising the issue, Naresh Athawale of the Samajwadi Party (SP) wanted to know when a discussion on the […]

A month on, why Kashmir unrest continues after 56 deaths

By Sarwar Kashani Srinagar, Aug 9 : It has been a month since the current unrest began in the Kashmir Valley, shattering years of relative stability in a state ravaged by one of the longest-running armed conflicts in the world. On July 8, when security forces gunned down Kashmir’s rebel commander Burhan Wani in a […]

Rifts appear in Jharkhand BJP over land laws, domicile policy

Ranchi, Aug 9 : The ruling BJP in Jharkhand is sharply divided over Chief Minister Raghubar Das’s government’s decision to make changes in two land legislations through ordinance. Not just the Opposition but a section of the Bharatiya Janata Party legislators along with state BJP President Tala Marandi has expressed concern over the move. The […]

Modi launches theme song ’70 Saal Azadi, Yaad Karo Kurbani’

New Delhi, Aug 9 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked the BJP MPs to highlight the contributions of freedom fighters and martyrs among school children during fortnight-long celebrations of India’s 70th Independence Day. In a meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentary party meeting, Modi also released a theme song ’70 Saal Azadi, […]