After being promoted to the Cabinet rank, Union minister and Jodhpur MP Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has been handed over a big responsibility and the reins of the newly formed ‘Jal Shakti’ ministry.
All water-related works will be merged under one ministry,”Read More
After keeping away from political meetings for six days, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday called on Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar at the latter’s residence to discuss the political situation.
Though the meeting led to speculation about a
The US has withdrawn its special tax exemption to Pakistani diplomats, over a year after the Trump administration imposed travel restrictions on them, forcing the officials to stay within 40 kms of the city they are posted in.
The diplomatic tax exemption programme - usually granted toRead More
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended the scholarship scheme for children of central armed forces to wards of state police personnel who lay down their lives in naxal and terrorist attacks. The government also enhanced the monthly scholarship for the children under this scheme from Rs 2,000Read More
A UK court hearing the extradition case of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi on Thursday fixed his next remand hearing for June 27 and directed the Indian government to confirm within 14 days which prison he is to be held in if he were to be extradited to India.
Modi, wanted in
Pakistan has for the second time extended the closure of its airspace along its eastern border with India until June 15, according to the country's civil aviation authority as no progress has been made bilaterally to lift the restrictions imposed after the Balakot airstrike.
India’s decision to buy the long-range S-400 missile defence system from Russia will have serious implications on defence ties, the Trump administration has warned.
The S-400 is known as Russia's most advanced long-range surface-to-air missile defence system. China was
Captains of all 10 participating teams including India skipper Virat Kohli met Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Sussex Prince Harry on the eve of the ICC World Cup 2019 opener. The World Cup starts with hosts England taking on South Africa in the first match of the tournament at The Oval onRead More
Morrison, 51, and Deputy Prime Minister McCormack were the first to be sworn in by the Governor General Peter Cosgrove at the ceremony, accompanied by their families. (File)
Scott Morrison was sworn in as Australia’s prime minister on Wednesday along with a “hungry,