Netanyahu meets UN envoy over Gaza crisis

Jerusalem, July 23 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the UN Middle East Envoy Nickolay Mladenov met here on Monday with Gaza on the top of their agenda. The meeting between Netanyahu and the envoy took place amidst escalating violence along the fence separating Israel and the besieged Palestinian enclave, Xinhua reported. Netanyahu’s office […]

Police officer suspended over Alwar lynching

Jaipur, July 23 : Rajasthan Police on Monday suspended Assistant Sub-Inspector Mohan Singh for the undue delay in taking to a hospital a man brutally attacked by cow vigilantes in Alwar district who later died. Police source said Mohan Singh had been suspended for negligence and delay in taking Rakbar alias Akbar to the hospital […]

Motor Vehicle Bill is to dilute state’s power, help corporates: Opposition

New Delhi, July 23 : Many opposition parties on Monday opposed the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill dubbing it as dilution of the state’s powers and aimed at helping corporates. The Bill, which was passed by the Lok Sabha on April 10, 2017, was on Monday re-introduced in Rajya Sabha by Minister of State for Transport […]

Integrated B.Ed courses from next year: Minister

New Delhi, July 23 : Even as the Lok Sabha on Monday passed an amendment bill on teachers education, Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar announced that four-year integrated B.Ed courses will be started from the next academic year. The Human Resource Development Minister said that the government is on the verge of formulating the National […]

No blanket ban on protests at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar, Boat Club: SC

New Delhi, July 23 : The Supreme Court on Monday said that the right to hold peaceful demonstration is a fundamental right and there cannot be any “blanket ban” on holding protests at Delhi’s historic Jantar Mantar located at the periphery of Parliament Street and the Boat Club on Rajpath. Terming the right to peaceful […]