Amit Shah launches BJP’s ‘Vistar Yatra’ from Naxalbari

Siliguri, April 25 : BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday lunched at a tribal’s house, and knocked on the doors of the locals here as part of an intensive booth-level mass contact programme in Naxalabari block — the cradle of the 50-year-old Maoist movement in India — in northern West Bengal’s Darjeeling district. Shah held […]

Afghan President meets visiting US Defense Secretary

Kabul, April 25 : Afghan President Ashraf Ghani met with visiting US Defense Secretary James Mattis, ahead of expected decision on more US troops for militancy-hit country, government officials said. According to a statement by the Afghan Presidential Palace on Monday, the two sides discussed the security situation of Afghanistan and the region, fight against […]

Macron to face Le Pen in French presidential runoff election

Paris, April 24 : Social-liberal Emmanuel Macron will face far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in a run-off for the French presidency on May 7, according to election officials. With 90 per cent of the ballots counted from Sunday’s first round, Macron has garnered 23.5 per cent of the vote, while Le Pen has 22.08 per […]