‘Arsonist’ in ‘firefighter’ guise, India retorts to Pakistan’s slur

‘Arsonist’ in ‘firefighter’ guise, India retorts to Pakistan’s slur

Sunday, 26 September 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

Pakistan and India sparred at the United Nations General Assembly in New York with terror, Jammu & Kashmir, and human rights figuring in the centre of an acerbic blame game. While Pakistan called the Modi Government a “fascist” and responsible for unleashing Islamophobia in the region, India said its neighbour is...

SC stays Kerala HC hearing on Centre's 10% quota for EWS

SC stays Kerala HC hearing on Centre's 10% quota for EWS

Saturday, 25 September 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

In a significant development, the Supreme on Friday stayed the proceedings before the Kerala High Court on a plea challenging the Centre’s decision to grant 10 per cent reservation in jobs and admissions to candidates of the economically weaker sections (EWS). The SC also set aside Madras High Court’s observation that...

UK backbench MPs debate Kashmir, India condemns abusive language

Saturday, 25 September 2021 | PTI | London

Members of Parliament from the UK’s All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Kashmir have tabled a motion on “Human rights in Kashmir” for a debate in the House of Commons, drawing a strong reaction from India which said any assertion made in any forum on a subject related to an...

Quad leaders to announce working group on space, supply chain initiative and 5G

Saturday, 25 September 2021 | PNS | Washington

Leaders of Quad countries — Australia, India, Japan and the US — would announce a new working group on space, a supply chain initiative and a 5G deployment and diversification effort apart from discussing issues like challenges in the Indo Pacific, climate change and Covid-19 pandemic during their historic meeting...

In talks with PM, Kamala refers to Pak’s terror role

In talks with PM, Kamala refers to Pak’s terror role

Saturday, 25 September 2021 | PNS/PTI | New Delhi/Washington

US underlines need to strengthen democracy US Vice-President Kamala Harris chided Pakistan for sponsoring terrorism and urged it to act against terror groups operating from its soil thereby threatening India and the United States. She made these remarks during her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Washington.  Voicing concern over the...

Gangster killed in court by rivals in lawyer guise

Gangster killed in court by rivals in lawyer guise

Saturday, 25 September 2021 | SHEKHAR SINGH | NEW DELHI

Police shoot both attackers in Rohini court Gangster Jitender Mann, alias Gogi, was shot dead by two members of rival Sunil alias, Tillu Tajpuriya gang, who came dressed as lawyers in Delhi’s Rohini court on Friday afternoon, raising serious questions about the level of security at the court. The force’s 3rd battalion...

New chapter in US-India ties: Biden

New chapter in US-India ties: Biden

Saturday, 25 September 2021 | PNS/PTI | New Delhi /Washington

Seeds have been sown for even stronger friendship, says Modi India and the US on Friday resolved to take their growing ties in all spheres to a new high and face the emerging global challenges in a united manner as two democracies.  They also noted technology and trade will play a...

Sensex spikes to near record 60K

Sensex spikes to near record 60K

Friday, 24 September 2021 | PTI | Mumbai

The BSE Sensex vaulted 958 points to scale a fresh lifetime high on Thursday, propelled by across-the-board buying amid a positive trend in global equities despite hawkish comments from the US Fed. Robust gains in the rupee further buoyed sentiment, traders said. Reversing the previous session’s lethargy, the 30-share BSE Sensex zoomed...

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