4 PLFI ultras killed in encounter with security forces in Jharkhand:- Four activists of the proscribed People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI), including suspected Area Commander Maina Gope, were killed in an encounter with security personnel in the Naxalism-affected Khunti district in Jharkhand on Wednesday, a senior police officer said.
PM attacks Cong over corruption during public rallies in poll bound Himachal Pradesh:- Even as mercury continues to dip in Himachal Pradesh, political engagements are continuously gaining momentum in the hill state. Himachal is witnessing hectic campaigning by star campaigners from both BJP and Congress, as heavyweights continue to descend on the hill state with full force.
Sri Lankan navy arrests 13 Indian fishermen:- Sri Lankan navy has arrested 13 Indian fishermen for charges of poaching into Sri Lankan waters.
Indo-Kazakhstan joint exercise ‘Prabal Dostyk 2017’ begins:- A 14 days joint training exercise ‘PRABAL DOSTYK 2017’ between the Indian Army and the Kazakhstan Army commenced today with the Opening Ceremony at Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh.
Two Indian naval ships, one Coast Guard ship arrive at Colombo port:- Two Indian naval ships Tir and Sujatha and the Indian Coast Guard ship Sarathi arrived at the Colombo port on Thursday on a goodwill and training visit.
BJP kicks off Parivartan Yatra in Karnataka:- BJP President Amit Shah today flagged off “Nava Karnataka Nirmana Parivartana Yatra” in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
President inaugurates 21st World Congress of mental health:- President Ramnath Kovind on Thursday expressed concerns over worrying statistics of rising mental health cases across the country.
Terrorists attack security vehicle, 5 CRPF personnel injured:- At least five CRPF personnel were injured today in a terrorist attack on the vehicle of security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir.
FM Jaitley slams Rahul Gandhi for criticising World Bank Report:- A day after India jumped 30 spots to join the top 100 rankings in the Ease of Doing Business report by the World Bank, the BJP and Congress exchanged barbs on the real investment climate in the country on Wednesday.
SC favours speedy trial for politicians in criminal cases:- The Supreme Court has favoured creation of special courts to exclusively deal with criminal cases involving politicians and their speedy disposal, saying such a move would be in the “interest of the nation”.
Political temperatures soar in Himachal Pradesh:- Even as mercury continues to dip in Himachal Pradesh, political engagements are continuously gaining momentum in the hill state.
Defence Minister expresses concern at increased militarisation in IOR:- Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday inaugurated the Goa Maritime Conclave (GMC) in Panaji.
PM Narendra Modi to attend Akshardham silver jubilee today:- Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the silver jubilee celebrations of the Akshardham complex in Gandhinagar on Thursday.
Political activity gearing up in poll-bound Gujarat:- Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is campaigning in Gujarat. He trained his guns on the NDA govt at the Centre. The BJP was quick to refute his allegations, highlighting the party’s track record of good governance in the state as well.
Himachal Pradesh: Congress releases its election manifesto:- The Congress Manifesto promises zero interest loans to farmers and 50,000 laptops school students. The BJP continues to campaign with star campaigners, Party chief Amit Shah and Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
UP: Death toll in NTPC boiler blast rises to 30:- The toll in the massive explosion in a boiler at the state-run power giant NTPC’s Unchahar plant in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli district has risen to 30, scores are injured. Some of the injured are being treated at a local hospital in Railbareli while many are referred to Lucknow.
Govt clears mega project to acquire 111 helicopters for Navy:- In a major move, the defence ministry on Tuesday approved procurement of 111 utility helicopters for the Indian Navy at a cost of Rs 21,738 crore, in the first acquisition to be cleared under the strategic partnership model.
Prime Minister Modi gives credit to Team India for good ranking in World Bank report:- As the news of India’s spectacular rise in the World Bank ease of doing business rankings sinks in, the economy has received a booster dose, with the markets hitting fresh lifetime highs and analysts predicting good days ahead.