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20 October, 2017 9:59 AM Congress Didn't Let Me Rebuild Kedarnath As Gujarat Chief Minister, Says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who offered prayers in Kedarnath today, said he had rushed to the mountain shrine after the floods four years ago and offered to reconstruct the areas surrounding the shrine As he laid the foundation stones for five reconstruction projects, Prime Minister Narendra Modi recalled that the Congress, then in power in Uttarakhand 20

20 October, 2017 5:12 AM Chidambaram slams EC for not announcing Gujarat poll schedule

The Congress had alleged that the government had pressurised the poll panel to “delay” the announcement of Gujarat assembly poll schedule Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday criticised the Election Commission saying that by not announcing the Gujarat poll schedule, it has “authorised” Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the dates at his last rally 23

20 October, 2017 4:34 AM Senior Chinese official credits Xi Jinping with thwarting a coup

A senior Chinese official has credited President Xi Jinping of thwarting a coup — shedding new light on the arrest of six so- called “Tigers” under a national anti-corruption campaign. The Chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, Liu Shiyu asserted on Thursday that China’s imprisoned former security Czar, Zhou Yongkang and former Chongqing 22

20 October, 2017 3:57 AM Fact Or Fiction: Doubts Over China's 'Rising Nationalism'

Shanghai, China: The Shanghai site of the first Chinese Communist congress 96 years ago might be expected to draw admiring crowds as the party gathers in Beijing for its 19th such meeting. But despite a nationwide propaganda blitz for China's most important political gathering, only a few scattered elderly comprise the noon rush at what is now a small 28

19 October, 2017 3:47 PM US should shed bias against China: Chinese official

China today asked the US to shed its "biased views" and work with Beijing to uphold the momentum for a steady and sound relations, a day after the top American diplomat lashed out at the Chinese model of funding infrastructure projects and developmental activities. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang also said that Beijing is "happy" over the development 28

19 October, 2017 8:31 AM Diwali Celebrations In Ayodhya Questioned, Yogi Adityanath Hits Back

The three-day "Deepotsav" celebrations in Ayodhya were launched on a mega scale yesterday by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today hit out at the opposition for criticising his grand Diwali celebrations at Ayodhya as a divisive ploy meant to divert attention from governance issues 26

19 October, 2017 6:58 AM Virbhadra Singh's Nomination as Campaign In-charge has Taken BJP Back to the Drawing Board in Himachal

New Delhi: Congress giving a virtual free hand to Virbhadra Singh has forced BJP to go back to the drawing board to fine-tune its strategy for the upcoming assembly polls in Himanchal Pradesh. The party may now have to bank heavily on the Thakur vote and former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal to take on the ruling Congress in this poll bound state 30

19 October, 2017 5:32 AM China's economic growth slows in Q3 but on course to beat target

China's economy slowed marginally in the third quarter but is well on course to beat the government's annual target, cementing Xi Jinping's standing as he prepares to be handed a second term in power at a key Communist Party conclave. The world's number two economy expanded 6.8 percent in July-September, but while the figures release on Thursday were slightly 28

19 October, 2017 2:04 AM Nikki Haley Pushes United Nation to Follow United States Stance on Iran

Washington: US Ambassador Nikki Haley urged the UN Security Council on Thursday to follow in the US footsteps and confront Iran over what she described as its "aggressive, destabilising and unlawful behaviour" in the region. The council met for its monthly debate on the Middle East just days after US President Donald Trump refused to certify the Iranian 44

19 October, 2017 2:02 AM Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh Vacates his Shimla Rural Seat, Will Contest From Arki

New Delhi: The Congress party on Wednesday released a list of 59 candidates for the November 9 election to the Himachal Pradesh Assembly. Sitting chief minister Virbhadra Singh will contest from the Arki constituency, while the state Congress chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu will represent the party from Nadaun. Congress' principal opponent in the state 44