Rafale offset pact flouted: CAG

Rafale offset pact flouted: CAG

Thursday, 24 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Accuses Dassault, MBDA of violating obligations The much-awaited report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India into the Rs 60,000 crore Rafale fighter jet deal has said the French manufacturer Dassault and MBDA  are  yet to honour their  commitment about offset clause to the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The...

China’s rapid military build-up alarms India

China’s rapid military build-up alarms India

Wednesday, 23 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Beijing has doubled airbases, military installations along LAC in last 3 years China continues to rapidly ramp up its military prowess all along the border stretching from Arunachal Pradesh in the east to Ladakh in the west as talks are on to defuse the volatile situation at the Line of Actual...

Opp begins Session boycott

Opp begins Session boycott

Wednesday, 23 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Suspended MPs end sit-in; united Opp plans long-term protest against farm Bills The Opposition parties led by the Congress on Tuesday began the boycott of the remaining part of the Monsoon Session to demand the revocation of the suspension of eight MPs and the introduction of a Bill to bar private...

India asks China to make first move for pullback

Tuesday, 22 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

The military-level talks between India and China resumed on Monday after six weeks to defuse the tension at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with both sides reaffirming the need for early disengagement and de-escalation. India made it clear that pullback has to be from all the friction points in Ladakh,...

NCB likely to quiz actresses soon

Tuesday, 22 September 2020 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

Amid the likelihood of Bollywood actresses Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Preet Singh Singh and fashion designer Simone Khambatta being summoned by it for questioning later this week, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Monday questioned Suashant’s talent manager Jaya Saha in connection with the ongoing drug case related to actor...

MSP for rabi crops hiked

MSP for rabi crops hiked

Tuesday, 22 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Tomar announces Cabinet decision for 2021-22 in LS In a move to placate agitating farmers from Punjab, Haryana, Maharashtra and other States, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Monday hiked minimum support prices for rabi crops, including wheat, chana, gram, lentil, mustard, safflower among others, for the season 2021-22. The...

PM: Farm reform Bills need of 21st century

Tuesday, 22 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

In the wake of continuing protest over the passage of the farm Bills passed by Parliament on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asserted that the Bills were the need of 21st century India and reassured farmers that the Government “Mandis”, the Government purchase of their produce, and the...

8 Opp MPs suspended for Session

8 Opp MPs suspended for Session

Tuesday, 22 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Naidu rejects no-confidence motion against Harivansh;  suspended MPs sit on dharna on Parliament premises Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Monday suspended eight Opposition members from the House for the rest of the Monsoon Session over the unprecedented chaos in the Upper House during the passing of the controversial farm Bills...

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