July 28, 2017

Mindsets rooted in hate & violence biggest challenge to world peace: Modi

TAP | Updated: 2017-12-05
COLOMBO, May 12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the biggest challenge to sustainable world peace is from mindsets rooted in hate and violence, and not necessarily from conflict between the nation states. Speaking as the chief guest at the International Vesak Day celebrations in Colombo, the

Pandits raise security, Kashmir employees issue with CM

TAP | Updated: 2017-12-05
Jammu, May 12: An organisation of displaced Kashmiri Pandits today raised the issue of security of its employees serving in Kashmir and places of worships with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. “We have met Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today and raised the issues of concern to the community

Aam Aadmi Party-EC face-off: MP CM says doubts regarding EVMs are baseless

TAP | Updated: 2017-12-05
BHOPAL, May 12: Amid the raging debate over reliability of electronic voting machines, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday termed the doubts raised by various parties as “unfounded”. He also appealed to all parties to deliberate on holding the Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha

Goa Results 2017: BJP MLAs want Manohar Parrikar as state legislature party leader, MGP supports him too

TAP | Updated: 2017-12-03
Panaji, Mar 12: Newly elected Goa BJP MLAs on Sunday unanimously backed Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar as the state legislature party leader, while the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) too said it will support a government led by Parrikar. The newly elected BJP MLAs, who met on Sunday to explore the

After poll win, PM asks people to pledge to create ‘new India’ by 2022

TAP | Updated: 2017-12-03
New Delhi, Mar 12: A day after the massive poll victories in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today appeared to be setting his sights beyond the 2019 Lok Sabha elections as he asked the countrymen to join him in building a ‘new India’ by 2022.

Sukma attack: Rajnath not to play Holi

TAP | Updated: 2017-12-03
New Delhi, Mar 12: Home minister Rajnath Singh has decided not to play Holi tomorrow in view of the killing of 12 CRPFpersonnel by Maoists in Chhattisgarh. The Home Minister will not play Holi this time as he was saddened by the death of the 12 CRPF men

Supreme Court starts triple talaq hearing; may not debate polygamy

TAP | Updated: 2017-11-05
New Delhi, May 11: The Supreme Court today commenced its historic hearing on a clutch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the practice of triple talaq and nikah halala among Muslims, saying it would first determine whether the practice is fundamental to Islam. A five-judge constitution bench

Sensex scales another peak of 30,346.69; Nifty at 9,450.65

TAP | Updated: 2017-11-05
Mumbai, May 11: The BSE sensex continued with its record setting spree to quote at an all-time high of 30,346.69 while the NSE Nifty scaled a new peak of 9,450.65 in opening trade on Thursday on sustained fund inflows, largely driven by forecast of a normal

Prez has returned Kerala Maritime Board Bill:Assembly Speaker

TAP | Updated: 2017-11-05
Thiruvananthapuram, May 11: The President has returned the Kerala Maritime Board bill, 2014, Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan informed the state assembly today.  Sreeramakrishnan read out the message of the state governor P Sathasivam which stated that the bill was returned to the assembly “in pursuance to the

BJP to capture UP after 14-year hiatus; Cong gets Punjab

TAP | Updated: 2017-11-03
New Delhi, Mar 11: The BJP headed for a stunning victory today in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, trampling a fragmented opposition that had hoped the demonetisation exercise would have chipped away at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity. The BJP was also locked in a close contest in

BJP leaders credit ‘Modi wave’ for strong showing in UP

TAP | Updated: 2017-11-03
New Delhi, Mar 11: BJP leaders Saturday credited ‘Modi wave’ for the party’s stong showing in the high stakes Uttar Pradesh elections. On the next chief minister in the state, they said the decision will be taken by the BJP parliamentary board and the legislature party in the

Disappointed with performance, time to introspect: AAP

TAP | Updated: 2017-11-03
New Delhi, Mar 11: The AAP today said it is disappointed with its performance in Punjab and Goa and will introspect on the reasons behind it. As per the counting trends, the party was not doing well in Punjab, where it was seen as an alternative to the
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