Category: India

Nation remembers Khudiram Bose

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The nation today, 11 August 2019, on the death anniversary of Khudiram Bose pays homage to the revolutionary freedom fighter who laid down his life on the alter of the Freedom struggle against British rule. Khudiram, along with Prafulla Chaki, had attempted to assassinate a British judge by bombing his carriage.

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The first transport Museum of India

Newsroom24x7 Network Gurgaon: The Heritage Transport Museum at Gurgaon, the first private museum of its scale in India, showcases the evolution of transportation in the country The Museum website rightly says that the museum is a benchmark in interpretation, exhibition and in communication. It was conceived to document, exhibit, educate and disseminate information about transportation

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Quit India Movement: Remembering a Freedom Fighter

Newsroom24x7 Desk On the 77th anniversary of Quit India Movement, Newsroom24x7 pays homage to leading freedom fighter late Anant Maral Shastri, who had quit his job as editor of Milap, a front-ranking newspaper published from Lahore, to support Mahatma Gandhi’s call for “Do or Die” and jump into the Quit India Movement in 1942. He

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Congress deplores abrogation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370

Newsroom24x7 Network Congress Working Committee has taken a position that suits Pakistan as it has chosen to “deplore” the abrogation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution and its bifurcation into two Union Territories as “unilateral, brazen and totally undemocratic”.  This amounts to questioning the Parliamentary system and casting

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People should help the government give a new direction to Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh: PM Narendra Modi

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, 8 August 2019, urged those opposing the abrogation of Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir to keep national interest above all and help the government give a new direction to Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. “We should not forget that the

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IAF airlifts 5000kg of rescue and life saving equipment for Maharashtra flood hit areas

Newsroom24x7 Network Ahmedabad: South Western Air Command of the Indian Air Force has airlifted 5000kg of rescue & life saving equipment & 84 personnel by 2 Avro & 2 An-32 aircraft from Pune and Mumbai for Kolhapur and Sangli. Meanwhile, according to PRO Defence Gujarat, helicopters are standing by at Pune and Mumbai as they

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Prime Minister pays tributes to Sushma Swaraj

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The last rites for Sushma Swaraj, the former foreign minister and a top BJP leader, were conducted Wednesday, 7 August 2019. She died due to cardiac failure on Tuesday. Expressing condolence over the Sushma Swaraj’s demise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “A glorious chapter in Indian politics comes to an end.

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Abrogation of certain provisions of Article 370 & bifurcation of Jammu & Kashmir mark the first session of Parliament after General Election

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die on 7 August; Lok Sabha adjourned sine die on Tuesday 6 August Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The most important business transacted during first session of Parliament after the general elections is the abrogation of certain provisions from Article 370 and Presidential Orders thereunder. This will ensure equal opportunities to all

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Vani Kapoor to make first appearance on Hero WPG Tour this season

Newsroom24x7 Network Hyderabad: Vani Kapoor will make her first appearance on the domestic circuit this season when she tees up at the 11th Leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour at the Hyderabad Golf Club on Wednesday. With nice and pleasant weather, the golfers will have ideal conditions, though they may have to contend with the

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Sushma Swaraj passes away after heart attack

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Senior BJP leader and former Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, 67, passes away after a Heart Attack. Sushma Swara was admitted to AIIMS after suffering a heart attack on Tuesday evening. She was brought to the hospital in a critical condition and was in emergency. Former Union Minister Sushma Swaraj has passed

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Scrapping of Article 370: A new dawn for daughters of Jammu & Kashmir

Neelam Jain In a huge move, Home Minister Amit Shah on August 5, 2019, announced scrapping of Article 370 of the Constitution that provides special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. With it was also laid to rest the highly discriminatory provision of the state that penalized a woman for marrying an outsider

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Parliament abrogates special status under Article 370, passes J&K bifurcation Bill

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Lok Sabha on Tuesday, 6 August 2019, approved the resolution abrogating special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution and also the Bill to bifurcate the state into two Union Territories – Jammu and Kashmir and Laddakh. The resolution and the Bill were approved by Rajya Sabha

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Rajya Sabha passes Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, scraps special status under Article 370

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Monday, 5 August 2019, approved a resolution abrogating clauses under Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir and a Bill to bifurcate the state into two union territories with Home Minister Amit Shah stating that the controversial provisions under Article 370 were responsible for extreme

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