Nehru-Gandhi clan did nothing for poverty alleviation: Gadkari

Nehru-Gandhi clan did nothing for poverty alleviation: Gadkari

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | PTI | Nagpur

Union minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari Sunday said the first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and his generations have merely done a lip service to the cause of poverty. Addressing a public rallyat a ground here on the concluding day of the national convention of his party's scheduled Caste (SC)...

India likely to surpass UK in the world's largest economy rankings: PwC

India likely to surpass UK in the world's largest economy rankings: PwC

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

India is likely to surpass the United Kingdom in the world's largest economy rankings in 2019, according to a report by global consultancy firm PwC. As per the report, while the UK and France have regularly switched places owing to similar levels of development and roughly equal populations, India's climb up...

Mahagathbandhan an alliance of corruption, negativity: PM

Mahagathbandhan an alliance of corruption, negativity: PM

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | PTI | Madgaon (Goa)

Taking a dig at the Opposition's show of unity during a rally in Kolkata, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said their "mahagathbandhan" (grand alliance) was an alliance of corruption, negativity and instability. The Opposition was staring at a defeat in forthcoming elections and looking for excuses ahead of their impending...

NCW questions BJP MLA's objectionable remarks on Mayawati

NCW questions BJP MLA's objectionable remarks on Mayawati

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The National Commission for Women has questioned the objectionable statements reportedly made by BJP MLA Sadhana Singh on BSP supremo Mayawati and said it would formally issue a notice seeking an explanation from her. According to media reports, Singh made objectionable remarks on Mayawati over an infamous episode when the BSP...

MHA tweaks travel norms: Indians over 65, under 15 can use Aadhaar to visit Nepal, Bhutan

MHA tweaks travel norms: Indians over 65, under 15 can use Aadhaar to visit Nepal, Bhutan

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Aadhaar cards are now valid travel documents for Indians under 15 and over 65 travelling to Nepal and Bhutan, according to a Home Ministry communique. Indians other than those in the two age brackets will not be able to use Aadhaar to travel to the two neighbouring countries, for which no...

Massive fire at five-storey building in south Kolkata

Massive fire at five-storey building in south Kolkata

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | PTI | Kolkata

A major fire broke out early Sunday at a five-storey building in southern Kolkata, gutting goods worth lakhs and destroying multiple shops next to the building, a senior fire department official said. At least 19 fire tenders had been pressed into service to douse the fire at Traders Assembly building in...

Fuel pipeline blaze in Mexico kills at least 73

Fuel pipeline blaze in Mexico kills at least 73

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | AFP | Tlahuelilpan (Mexico)

An explosion and fire in central Mexico killed at least 73 people after hundreds swarmed to the site of an illegal fuel-line tap to gather gasoline amid a government crackdown on fuel theft, officials said. Hidalgo state governor Omar Fayad announced that the toll had increased to 73 after the discovery...

Trump offers protection to immigrants for US-Mexico border wall funding

Trump offers protection to immigrants for US-Mexico border wall funding

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | PTI | Washington

Seeking to end the federal government shutdown, President Donald Trump has offered temporary protection for people illegally brought to the US as children in exchange for USD 5.7 billion for constructing a wall on the Mexico border. The impasse between the Trump-led Republican Party and the Democratic Party led by House...

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