Category: India

Heads of Mission should help in positioning India in a leading role: Narendra Modi

PM to Heads of Indian Missions Use the current global environment to position India in leading role “You are vibrant representatives of a glorious heritage” India has a great responsibility to help the world counter new threats to global peace India must lead the fight against climate change; love for nature is part of Indian

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Nitish elected JD(U) Legislature Party leader

Newsroom24x7 Desk Patna, Feb. 7: After Bihar Chief Minister Jitu Ram Manjhi failed to get the Cabinet recommendation for dissolution of Bihar Assembly, the JD(U) legislators today elected former chief minister Nitish Kumar as the Jd(U) Legislature Party leader. Nitish Kumar had resigned as chief minister after his party was defeated in the Lok Sabha

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Delhi Assembly election: Exit polls are trumpeting encore vote for Aam Aadmy Party

Lalit Shastri The battle of ballot is over in Delhi and the fate of the two main political parties–the BJP and the Aam Aadmi Party that went through endless jabbing during the course of campaigning to capture power in Delhi has now been sealed. If one looks at the exit polls, AAP and its leader

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Obama’s National Security Strategy: blueprint for a decisive US leadership

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Feb. 7: US will advance its security and that of its citizens, and U.S. allies and partners by maintaining a national defense that is the best trained, equipped, and led force in the world and by reinforcing its homeland security to protect Americans from terrorist attacks and natural hazards; striving for

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State Governments offering to sell 10 year securities

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai, Feb. 6: Thirteen State Governments have offered to sell 10 year securities by way of auction for an aggregate amount of Rs. 11,620 crore at Face Value. The states offering to sell 10 year securities by auction to raise between  Rs. 1000 crore to Rs. 1500 crore are Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya

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Shivraj gets a rousing welcome on return from the US

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal, Feb. 7: Madhya Pradesh chief minister shivraj Singh Chouhan was given a rousing welcome at the airport on his return from the US, where he had gone to interact with business leaders and launch the global initiative–the Friends of MP forum and its website friendsofmp.com. Mr.Chouhan described his US visit as highly

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Indian Railways: Move is on to give policing powers to RPF against letter and spirit of Constitution

Lalit Shastri The Railway Board and a number of authorities at the Government of India level are determined to undermine the country’s federal structure and also the letter and spirit of the Constitution of India as there is a concerted move in recent years to supplant the Government Railway Police (GRP) with Railway Protection Force

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Battle for Delhi: Huge tug of war between BJP and AAP

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 6: When the curtain came down on campaigning for the February 7 Delhi Assembly election, which has become a virtual tug of war between the Bharatiya Janata party and Aam Aadmi Party, most survey’s were tilting the balance in favour of AAP chief ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal. A senior TV journalist covering

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VCs must guide scholars and students achieve highest standards of academic brilliance: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 6: President Pranab Mukherjee has advised the Vice Chancellors to act as “gurus” and guide scholars and students to achieve the highest standards of academic brilliance. They should feel empowered and use the administrative and moral authority vested in them to make these universities “islands” radiating excellence in their spheres

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Home Minister instructs Delhi Police to beef up security of churches and other places of worship

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb 5: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today instructed the Delhi Police Commissioner to make proper arrangements for the security of churches and all other places of worship. The Home Minister also instructed the authorities to conduct impartial inquiry into the recent reports of attacks on churches in Delhi. A group

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2 High Court judges transferred

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb 5: The President, after consultation with the Chief Justice of India, has transferred Justice Huluvadi Gangadharappa Ramesh, Judge of the Karnataka High Court, as a Judge of the Allahabad High Court. and directed him to assume charge of his office in the Allahabad High Court on or before February 18.

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CBI arrests one wanted in a “false export documents” case

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 4: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a proclaimed offender in a “false export documents” case which allegedly resulted in a loss of approximately Rs. 4 crore to Government. CBI had registered a case on the allegation that 18 Duty Entitlement Pass Book (DEPB) scrips were obtained by some

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Selection of Chairperson and Members in Lokpal held up

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb 3: After the applications have already been received, the selection of Chairperson and Members in Lokpal is held up as the process, which would include the constitution of the Search Committee by the Selection Committee and other steps, can can continue only after the Lokpal and Lokayuktas and other related law (Amendment)

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Prime Minister to Interact with Economists at NITI Aayog

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 3: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who heads as chairman the newly constituted National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog), will be meeting eminent experts and economists here on February 6. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will be conducting this meeting. Eminent experts and economists invited for the meeting include Ashok Gulati,

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