TMC leaders Arjun Singh, Dibyendu Adhikari join BJP

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MPs Arjun Singh and Dibyendu Adhikari joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday. Singh represents West Bengal’s Barrackpur in the Lok Sabha and Adhikari, brother of state BJP chief Suvendu Adhikari, the Tamluk constituency. They joined the BJP at its headquarters in New Delhi in the presence of party national general-secretary … Read more

Delhi government rejects Centre’s Bawana stadium jail plan

To stop the farmers from entering the national capital, the police and the paramilitary forces were deployed along the borders, including Tikri, Singhu and Ghazipur, with cement blocks and pickets with nails installed on the approach roads. The Delhi Police had, on Monday, 12 February, invoked section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) … Read more

India Spoils China’s Maldives Plan As Muizzu Changes Tune, From ‘Withdraw’ To ‘Replace’ Troops?

Published on Feb 03, 2024 01:08 PM IST India and the Maldives held second round of high-level core group meeting in New Delhi on February 2 on Male’s demand for the withdrawal of all Indian military personnel. The Maldivian foreign ministry claimed that the Indian government had agreed to pull out troops by May 10. … Read more

India Australia 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue Rajnath Singh S Jaishankar Richard Marles Penny Wong New Delhi China

India and Australia engaged in the second 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue on Monday, focusing on bolstering defence cooperation and enhancing the strategic relationship. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met with Australian Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Richard Marles and Foreign Minister Penny Wong in Delhi during this diplomatic engagement. During … Read more

Post-Diwali Pollution: Delhi Tops World’s Most Polluted Cities; Kolkata, Mumbai Also in Top 10

Last Updated: November 13, 2023, 14:47 IST Men row a boat on a smoggy morning in Mumbai, India, November 13, 2023. (Reuters) Post-Diwali, New Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai face severe pollution. Air quality index reaches hazardous levels. Urgent measures needed for cleaner air Two Indian cities, along with New Delhi, ranked among the world’s top … Read more

India, China Fight for Influence Over Tiny Archipelago Nation

Updated Nov. 11, 2023 12:12 am ET Listen to article (2 minutes) NEW DELHI—The fierce rivalry between India and China for influence in the Indian Ocean is on display in the tiny archipelago nation of Maldives, better known for its white sand beaches and crystal clear waters than as a strategic military outpost. The Maldives … Read more

India Breathes Fire; Asks Canada To Boost Air India Flights’ Security After Pannun’s Threat

Published on Nov 06, 2023 02:49 PM IST India has roared at Canada after Khalistani Terrorist’s Air India attack threat. New Delhi has asked Canadian authorities to scale up Air India flights’ security. India has also urged Canada to take act against Gurpatwant Singh Pannun’s terror threat. The statement comes after Pannun released a video … Read more

India yet to officially get copy of verdict by Qatari court against 8 Indians

A day after a court in Qatar handed eight former Indian Navy personnel death sentences, India is learnt to be exploring various options including approaching the court of appeal against the verdict, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. They said various options are being looked at to find a solution to the issue. … Read more

Sixth chartered flight under ‘Op Ajay’ brings back 143 people from Israel

India on Sunday, 22 October brought back 143 people including two Nepalese nationals from Israel. India lunched ‘Operation Ajay’ 11 days back to facilitate the return from Israel of those Indians who wish to come back home in view of the Hamas-Israel conflict. “6th #OperationAjay flight lands in New Delhi.143 passengers including 2 Nepalese citizens arrived onboard … Read more

Nawaz Sharif Rakes Up Kashmir In First Speech After Pak Return; Wants To Improve Ties With India

Published on Oct 22, 2023 04:16 PM IST Nawaz Sharif, the former Pakistan PM who returned after 4 years following his self-exile in the UK, raked up the Kashmir issue and called for good ties with allies and the world, including India. Addressing his first rally upon return, he said that Pakistan must strive to … Read more