The decision also includes the enhancement of combined financial power of the Defence and Finance Minister which has been increased from Rs 1,000 crore to Rs 3,000 crore.
Daily Archive: February 9, 2017
Srinagar, Feb 9: Ghalib Guru, the teenage son of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru who was executed four years ago, on Thursday said the separatist leaders had failed in bringing back the mortal remains of his father.
Indian-born author, top chef and model Padma Lakshmi is in India to promote her memoir – Love, Loss and What We Ate. The book is a searingly honest account of her life, her battle with endometriosis, the collapse of her marriage with Salman Rushdie and her life as a brown woman in America.
Muzaffarnagar riots broke in September 2013. It is 2017 now. The displaced families, the dilapidated houses and the barren fields are still shrouded in the fear of September days.
Govt makes Aadhaar mandatory for availing PDS foodgrains
Campaign in the first of seven phased Assembly elections ended on Thursday in 73 seats of western Uttar Pradesh where Prime Minister Narendra Modi staked his all in the fight against SP-Congress alliance and BSP making it essentially a triangular contest. Urging the voters to end the ‘vikas ka vanvas’ (exile of development) and projecting demonetisation as an attack against corruption, Modi and BJP accused SP and BSP of plundering the state over the years and targeted the SP-Congress alliance, saying the two had come together to save themselves.
Mumbai, Feb 9: Veteran actor Anupam Kher has slammed Rahul Gandhi for attacking Narendra Modi for his ‘raincoat’ jibe at Manmohan Singh, saying the Congress vice president has insulted the former prime minister the most.
Air India Express to start Delhi-Dhaka services from Feb 16
Lahore : A 31-year-old married woman was allegedly tortured to death by two self-proclaimed faith healers while performing an exorcism on her in Pakistan’s Punjab province.
‘The coolie groped me while carrying me into train’: This woman’s story is something Suresh Prabhu can’t ignore
In the summer of 2008, Virali Modi traveled from Mumbai to New Delhi on Indian Railways for medical purposes. A near-death experience in 2006 had left her wheelchair dependent and she was traveling by the railways for the first time since. As a young women passenger, however, her experience left her distressed and unsettled. When her mother rolled her in on the wheelchair near the entrance of the Mumbai railway station, Modi was taken aback by the abysmal condition the ramp was in. It was marked by beetle juice stains, spit and urine, and blocked by commuters. After much persistence, they finally gave her way.