Regional parties degenerating due to family ties: CPI-M

New Delhi, Feb 9 : Family ties are contributing to the degeneration of the ideology of regional political parties and the time has come to curb this trend, the CPI-M has said. Commenting on the political chaos in Tamil Nadu, CPI-M journal “People’s Democracy” said in an editorial: “The last two decades have seen the […]

US visitors may have to hand over social media passwords

New York, Feb 9 : If you are planning a visit to the US, you could be asked to hand over Facebook and other social media passwords as part of an enhanced security process, media reports said. According to a report in NBC News on Wednesday that quoted Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, this step […]

TN Governor to meet Panneerselvam first

Chennai, Feb 9 : Tamil Nadu Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao will meet acting Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam first and then meet AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala, an official said on Thursday. “The governor has given appointment to Panneerselvam for 5 p.m. The appointment for Sasikala is at 7.30. Each person can bring along a maximum […]

Biodiversity Act to be implemented soon in entire Himachal

Shimla, Feb 9 : The Biodiversity Act of 2002 will be implemented in the entire Himachal Pradesh soon so that all gram panchayats could avail its benefits, state Chief Secretary V.C. Pharka said on Thursday. Speaking at the inaugural session of a training workshop on “Mainstreaming biodiversity: Sustaining people and their livelihoods”, organised by the […]

Politicians go through grind as campaigning nears end in western UP

By Mohit Dubey Lucknow, Feb 9 : As campaigning for 73 assembly segments slated to go to polls in the first of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh assembly elections nears end at 5 p.m. on Thursday, politicians of all hues are busy making all-out efforts to woo the voters. Amid the cacophony drummed up in the […]