Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «general»

18 August, 2017 1:11 AM 17 Oppn parties get together to attack PM Modi

A total of 17 Opposition parties came together on Thursday against what they termed a "divisive rule" of the Narendra Modi government, prompting the ruling BJP to call the grouping an "alliance of losers, facing corruption charges". Rebel JD-U leader Sharad Yadav's initiative Sanjhi Virasat Bachao (save composite heritage) is being seen as a desperate 25

17 August, 2017 11:15 PM In death, Amma unites: TN CM orders probe

In a step towards the reunion of the two warring camps of the AIADMK, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday ordered a commission of inquiry into late party Supremo J Jayalalithaa's sudden death fulfilling one of the two conditions set by the rebel faction led by O Panneerselvam for the merger. He also announced that Jayalalithaa's 21

17 August, 2017 10:36 AM India Should Not Forcibly Return Ethnic Rohingya Refugees: Human Rights Watch

New York: India should abide by its international legal obligations and should not forcibly return ethnic Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, where they face persecution, without fairly evaluating their claims as refugees, a global human rights group has said. Human Rights Watch (HRW) cited Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju's statement to Parliament 26

17 August, 2017 10:13 AM Anti-Muslim Australian senator wears burqa in Parliament

Pauline Hanson explain that she wanted the burqa outfits banned on national security grounds. An Australian senator has provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face coverings. Pauline Hanson, leader of the anti-Muslim, anti-immigration One Nation minor party, sat wearing 23

17 August, 2017 10:00 AM TMC sweeps Bengal civic polls, BJP emerges as main challenger

KOLKATA: The Trinamool Congress swept on Thursday the municipal polls in West Bengal capturing all the seven civic bodies while the BJP finished second in most places relegating the Left to the third position. The BJP won six seats in three municipalities which included four in Dhupguri in north Bengal and one each in Buniyadpur (north Bengal) and Panskura 25

17 August, 2017 9:15 AM PM Modi talks about 'Swachch Bharat', but people want a 'sach Bharat': Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday hit out at the government for not being able to keep its promises and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted to create a 'Swachch Bharat' but people wanted a 'sach Bharat'. "Modiji says he wants to create a Swachch Bharat but we want Sach Bharat. Wherever he goes he lies," Rahul charged 21

17 August, 2017 9:03 AM Why Chinese mock video is a pack of lies, India has committed no 'sin' in Doklam

China is trying to change the narrative of Doklam standoff. A state-controlled media has released a video mocking India by accusing it of committing "seven sins" in Doklam. In little over a week's time, Chinese media - controlled by either the Communist Party of China or directly managed by the Chinese Government - has accused India of committing "seven 16

17 August, 2017 8:51 AM After controversy, DD denies blacking out Tripura CM, says speech was aired

NEW DELHI: Seeking to play down the controversy over Prasar Bharati banning Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar's recorded message to the people of Tripura on I-Day, Doordarshan on Wednesday "vehemently" refuted charges that it had blocked coverage and even claimed it had aired the CM's speech at 7pm on August 15. On August 16, TOI had front-paged a story 29

17 August, 2017 8:20 AM Chandigarh: 10-year-old rape survivor denied abortion by Supreme Court gives birth to a girl

The girl was repeatedly raped allegedly by her uncle for several months and the crime came to light when the victim was taken to hospital on complaining of stomach ache. The 10-year-old rape victim, whose abortion plea was turned down by the Supreme Court, today delivered a baby through C-section at one of the government hospitals here, a senior doctor 45

17 August, 2017 7:18 AM Top Gujarat cops accused in Ishrat Jahan encounter case forced to resign by Supreme Court

Two senior Gujarat Police officers N K Amin and T A Barot, who have been accused in encounter killing cases including that of Ishrat Jahan, today undertook before the Supreme Court that they will demit their posts during the day. Amin, who retired in August last year as Superintendent of Police (SP), has been re-appointed as SP of Mahisagar district 44