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Norway ready to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir Issue: Says Norway’s PM

On the eve of her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, Norway’s Prime Minister said that her country is willing to mediate a dialogue between India and Pakistan on Kashmir, provided both sides wanted the same.

Aam Aadmi chief Arvind Kejriwal opposes the economic reservation bill

Initially Aam Aadmi Party welcomed the bill to ensure 10% reservation for the economically weak, introduced by Modi led BJP government in Lok Sabha....

UAE Prince Finalises Projects with Pakistan During his Visit

On Sunday, the Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, said that the UAE prince would discuss the project of oil refinery with the Prime Minister Imran Khan.

War of words between Rahul and Sitharaman over HAL

In another press conference, Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad alleged that Rahul Gandhi was acting in the interest of promoting the Dassault Aviation competitor, Eurofighter.

Supreme Court reinstates Alok Verma as CBI director

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reinstated the CBI chief Alok Verma, cancelling the Central Vigilance Commission's October 23rd order that forced him to go...

Men live in Maharashtra and their wives give birth in Bihar: BJP MLC

According to a report from Zeenews, Maharashtra BJP MLC, Suresh Dhas made a controversial remark on migrant labourers from Bihar, saying while their...

Telangana Rashtra Samithi, Congress demand action against BJP MLA Raja Singh

In Telangana, a BJP legislator refused to take oath as an MLA from the protem speaker, who is from the All India Majlis-e Ittehadul...

Sheikh Hasina takes oath as Bangladesh Prime Minister

Sheikh Hasina, 71, chief of Awami League was sworn in as the new Prime minister of Bangladesh. Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid administered the...

A calendar celebrating 12 Women legends of Kashmir

The move was initiated by nine female artists who worked on the inspirational lives of 12 Kashmiri women from past to contemporary times and framed a calendar for 2019.

US House of Representatives lifts ban on head coverings on floor

The United State's House of Representatives has passed a rule that allows to worn head coverings on the House floor. The rule to lift...

Government employees to go on strike in Uttar Pradesh

40 lakh government employees in Uttar Pradesh will go on strike from February 6 demanding the restoration of old pension schemes as per a report...

Palestine bans agriculture products from Israel

This announcement came after the Palestinian cabinet led by president Mahmoud Abbas conducted a meeting in Ramallah city in the central occupied west bank.

Asif Saeed Khosa is the next Chief Justice of Pakistan

On Wednesday, a notification was released by the law ministry of Pakistan declaring Asif Saeed to be the new Chief Justice of the country.

MBBS student in Rajasthan accuses assistant professor of sexual assault

A first-year MBBS student of Bharatpur Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan has accused an assistant professor of sexual assault. She wrote a complaint to...

Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmulan Samiti demands action against bride’s virginity test

Seeking intervention of the Maharashtra government in stopping the practice of forced virginity test on newly married women of the Kanjarbhat community, the members...

People who feel unsafe and threatened in India should be bombed, says BJP MLA...

According to a video released by the news agency ANI, Vikram Saini, the BJP MLA from Muzaffarnagar said people who feel unsafe and threatened...

Police Played Prominent Role in Bringing Peace to Jammu and Kashmir: DGP

The DGP also appreciated the role of police in tackling law and order challenges on the ground and praised them for conducting the urban local body elections and panchayat polls in a smooth way.

Trailer of The Accidental Prime Minister on YouTube missing, says Anupam Kher

The Bollywood actor Anupam Kher said that the trailer of his new film, The Accidental Prime Minister in which he has acted as former...

Thoothukudi Vedanta Sterlite Plant: Challenging the reopening order, Tamil Nadu government approaches Supreme Court

Challenging the National Green Tribunal's order of reopening the Vedanta Sterlite Plant at Thoothukudi, the Tamil Nadu government had approached the Supreme Court.On...

Madhya Pradesh Secretariat discontinues reciting of Vande Mataram on the first working day of...

Madhya Pradesh Chief minister Kamal Nath had decided to skip previous BJP government's tradition of singing Vande Mataram in the secretariat on the first...

Uttar Pradesh government to impose cow welfare cess

The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday gave an approval to impose 0.5 percent cow welfare cess on excise items. The government also sanctioned Rs....

Two young women devotees enter Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple in Kerala

Two women below the age of 50 years have entered Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple in Kerala for the first time. The women devotees, Bindu and...

The soft-hindutva politics of the Congress

This is not the first time that Congress has resorted to soft Hindutva politics. Rajiv Gandhi won the elections in 1984 elections, owing to the anti-sikh riots and the polarisation of the electorate along communal lines.