May 23, 2024

Missing Bengal woman reunited with family

TAP | Updated: 2023-06-18
KOLKATA, Jun 18: A teenage girl from West Bengal, who was lost in far-away Kashmir over a decade ago, was reunited with her family, thanks to the efforts of the police and a radio club of the eastern state.           

Emergency dark period in India's history, supporters of democracy tortured: PM

TAP | Updated: 2023-06-18
NEW DELHI, Jun 18: Describing the Emergency a "dark period" in India's history, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said those who supported democracy at that time were tortured and a glance at such crimes endangering the country's freedom would make it easier for the young generation

Army Chief visits forward posts along LAC in eastern Arunachal

TAP | Updated: 2023-01-23
NEW DELHI, Jan 23: Chief of Army Staff Gen Manoj Pande has carried out a comprehensive review of India's military preparedness along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh in his first visit to the border state after last month's clash between Indian and Chinese forces

New satellite images show China building dam close to India border

TAP | Updated: 2023-01-21
NEW DELHI, Jan 21: China seems to be building a new dam on a tributary of Ganga in Tibet, alarmingly close to the India-Nepal border, satellite images tweeted by an Intel Lab researcher shows, a development likely to worsen the already fragile ties between the two neigbours. According to

Armed forces capable of giving 'bloody nose' to China: Singh

TAP | Updated: 2023-01-21
JAIPUR, Jan 21: Indian armed forces are capable of giving a bloody nose to China if it tries any more "misadventures" and the only way forward to improving ties is dialogue and constructive engagement, former chief of the army staff JJ Singh said here on Saturday.   

Exposure trip for civil servants

TAP | Updated: 2023-01-17
MUSSOORIE, Jan 17: In all 22 senior civil servants of the state who were part of the ongoing training at the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG), Mussoorie would now leave for New Delhi for an exposure tour-cum-field experiences at various central ministries and departments. According to information relayed

‘Indians see US as biggest military threat after China’

TAP | Updated: 2023-01-17
NEW DELHI, Jan 17: Indians view the US as the biggest military threat after China and place greater blame on NATO and Washington than on Vladimir Putin for his war in Ukraine, according to a new survey. Some 43% of the 1,000 respondents perceived China - with whom

China building 60,000 MW dam near Arunachal

TAP | Updated: 2023-01-17
NEW DELHI, Jan 17: China is building a 60,000 megawatt dam on the Yarlung Tsangpo River, according to sources from the Ministry of Power. The under-construction dam is on the Medog border which is in close proximity to Arunachal Pradesh. India is concerned about the construction of this

SC unhappy over 6 states, UTs for not giving comments to Centre

TAP | Updated: 2023-01-17
MINORITY IDENTIFICATION NEW DELHI, Jan 17: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed displeasure over six states and Union Territories (UTs), including Jammu and Kashmir, not yet giving their comments to the Centre on the issue of identification of minorities at the state level. “We fail to appreciate why

Rijiju suggests restructuring of MoP; Oppn hits out

TAP | Updated: 2023-01-16
NEW DELHI, Jan 16: Law Minister Kiren Rijiju has written to the Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud for the inclusion of government nominees in the collegium system on appointments to the higher judiciary and defended it as a "precise follow-up action" suggested by the apex court while

SC seeks centre's reply on requests to criminalise marital rape

TAP | Updated: 2023-01-16
NEW DELHI, Jan 06: The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response of the Centre on a batch of petitions pertaining to criminalisation of marital rape. A bench comprising Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justices PS Narasimha and JB Pardiwala asked the Union government to file its response on the

India to buy air-defense missiles for China border

TAP | Updated: 2023-01-12
NEW DELHI, Jan 12: New Delhi is to buy portable air-defense missiles to deploy along its border with China as militarization in the region gathers speed and hostilities between the two countries enter a third year. The Defense Acquisition Council — headed by Indian Minister of Defense Rajnath Singh
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