Karti never influenced FIPB: Chidambaram

New Delhi, May 29 : Breaking his silence, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday asserted that his son Karti never influenced the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) and dismissed as “false and baseless” the charges in the CBI case against Karti relating to clearance of an FIPB proposal of media company INX Ltd when […]

Cabinet approves new AIIMS in Assam

New Delhi, May 24 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved setting up of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Kamrup district of Assam at a cost of Rs 1,123 crore. The announcement was made by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley after the cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “The […]

Trump calls for peace in the region, tougher line against Iran

Jerusalem, May 22 : US President Donald Trump on Monday said that he was “honoured” by the invitation extended by Prime Minister Benjimin Netanyahu to visit the country before calling for a renewed peace effort between Israel and the Palestinians. “We want Israel to have peace… and we must seize (opportunities) together and take advantage […]

BJP’s Shatrughan Sinha, Sushil Modi in twitter war

New Delhi/Patna, May 22 : A Twitter war erupted between actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha and his BJP party colleague Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday when the former tweeted in favour of RJD chief Lalu Prasad and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying “enough of negative politics and mudslinging”. Modi, responding to Sinha’s tweet, demanded that the […]

BJP will come to power in Telangana, says Amit Shah

Hyderabad, May 22 : BJP President Amit Shah on Monday exuded confidence that the party will come to power in Telangana in coming days. Addressing a meeting of BJP workers at Theratpally village in Nalgonda district on the first day of his three-day visit to Telangana, he urged them to take the policies of Modi […]

Manas, Derek, Shanta among Trinamool’s RS candidates

Kolkata, May 21 : Throwing twin surprises, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday named former state Congress chief Manas Bhunia and an ex-legislator from the hills Shanta Chhetri as Trinamool Congress candidates for the coming Rajya Sabha polls in the state. Trinamool leader in the Rajya Sabha Derek O’Brien, and two other sitting […]