Mobile tapping row to ring in trouble for Govt

Mobile tapping row to ring in trouble for Govt

Monday, 19 July 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

Report on snooping on prominent citizens and vital issues like Covid, price rise expected to shake Parliament today The Monsoon Session of Parliament on Monday will begin in the shadow of a lurking telephone tapping scandal that could see days of disruption and provide powerful ammunition to the Opposition to target...

Pawar-Modi 1 hr meet raises eyebrows

Pawar-Modi 1 hr meet raises eyebrows

Sunday, 18 July 2021 | PNS/Deepak K Upreti | New Delhi

Raising many  eyebrows,  National Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the latter’s residence for a nearly one hour  on Saturday ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament and amidst  talk of him being a Presidential candidate. This was also the  first one-on-one meeting of...

Capt relents, Sidhu set to be State Cong chief

Capt relents, Sidhu set to be State Cong chief

Sunday, 18 July 2021 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh

Amarinder says ready to abide by Delhi’s decision, but makes clear he is still monarch The turbulent political winds blowing across Punjab Congress on Saturday showed signs of abating, but the heat wave continued. Captain Amarinder Singh, who reiterated his earlier stand on abiding by Delhi’s decision, also made it clear...

Af envoy’s daughter tortured in Pakistan

Af envoy’s daughter tortured in Pakistan

Sunday, 18 July 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

26-year-old girl was kidnapped in Islamabad:  Afghanistan Amidst heightened tension between the two countries on the issue of Taliban, Afghanistan on Saturday claimed that the 26-year-old daughter of its Ambassador to Pakistan was kidnapped and tortured in Islamabad. Issuing a strong statement in this regard, the Afghanistan Government also demanded enhanced security...

National Award-winner Surekha Sikri dies at 75

National Award-winner Surekha Sikri dies at 75

Saturday, 17 July 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

Veteran film and TV actor Surekha Sikri, known for her impressive performances in ‘Mammo’, ‘Badhaai Ho’ and the popular TV show ‘Balika Vadhu’, died on Friday morning following a cardiac arrest, her agent said. Sikri was 75. In a statement shared with the media, the agent said the actor was suffering...

11 dead after several people fall into well while rescuing child in MP

Saturday, 17 July 2021 | PTI | Vidisha (MP)

As many as 19 people were pulled out safely and 11 bodies were recovered till late on Friday evening from a well in which several people fell while trying to rescue a boy in Madhya Pradesh’s Vidisha district. The incident took place on Thursday night when the parapet wall of the...

Capt hardens stand on Sidhu’s elevation as PCC chief

Capt hardens stand on Sidhu’s elevation as PCC chief

Saturday, 17 July 2021 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh

Amid heightened political turbulence in Punjab Congress, the State Congress party affairs Harish Rawat is rushing to Chandigarh on Saturday to meet Capt Amarinder Singh — an apparent  move by Delhi Durbar to pacify the Chief Minister. The party high command asked Rawat to meet the Chief Minister to discuss the...

Those afraid of BJP free to leave party: Rahul

Those afraid of BJP free to leave party: Rahul

Saturday, 17 July 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday virtually asked “fence sitters” to leave the party, saying those who were afraid of facing the reality and the BJP were free to leave. He also opened the door for “fearless” leaders from outside, saying they should be brought into the party. Addressing social...

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