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US President Donald Trump to visit India on February 24-25: Here is the full schedule

US President Donald Trump to visit India on February 24-25: Here is the full schedule

India is gearing up for a grand welcome of US President Donald Trump who scheduled for a two-day visit from February 24-25. Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Wednesday said that this will

Feb 19, 2020, 17:37 PM IST
PM Modi relishes 'Litti Chokha', 'kulhad' tea at Delhi's 'Hunar Haat'

PM Modi relishes 'Litti Chokha', 'kulhad' tea at Delhi's 'Hunar Haat'

PM Modi after chairing a meeting of the Union Cabinet reached the "Hunar Haat" on Rajpath and surprised the government officials.

Feb 19, 2020, 16:49 PM IST
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets Home Minister Amit Shah, says no discussion on Shaheen Bagh issue

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets Home Minister Amit Shah, says no discussion on Shaheen Bagh issue

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met the Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday and agreed that the Centre and Delhi government need to work together for the development of Delhi.

Feb 19, 2020, 16:43 PM IST
Cabinet approves Rs 4,458 crore scheme to boost dairy sector, benefitting 95 lakh farmers

Cabinet approves Rs 4,458 crore scheme to boost dairy sector, benefitting 95 lakh farmers

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved Rs 4,458 crore scheme to boost the dairy sector which will benefit 95 lakh farmers, said Union Minister Prakash Javadekar. Addressing an event in the national

Feb 19, 2020, 16:24 PM IST
Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami announces subsidy for ulemas to buy 2-wheelers; Rs 15 crore for Haj house

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami announces subsidy for ulemas to buy 2-wheelers; Rs 15 crore for Haj house

The Chief Minister said that his government will celebrate former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa`s birthday as `State Women Children Protection Day` on February 24.

Feb 19, 2020, 16:22 PM IST
Breaking news: Supreme Court-appointed interlocutors Sanjay Hegde and Sadhana Ramachandran begin talks with Delhi's Shaheen Bagh protesters

Breaking news: Supreme Court-appointed interlocutors Sanjay Hegde and Sadhana Ramachandran begin talks with Delhi's Shaheen Bagh protesters

In order to persuade anti-CAA protesters to shift their protest from Shaheen Bagh to an alternate venue, the Supreme Court appointed panel reached the south Delhi site on Wednesday (February 19) to

Feb 19, 2020, 15:16 PM IST
On Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's 390th birth anniversary, PM Modi and other leaders pay tributes

On Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's 390th birth anniversary, PM Modi and other leaders pay tributes

The Maratha warrior king, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was born at Shivneri Fort on this day today in the year 1630. 

Feb 19, 2020, 14:58 PM IST
Breaking news: Share 'innovative ideas' on tackling pollution: SC requests Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

Breaking news: Share 'innovative ideas' on tackling pollution: SC requests Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (February 19) 'requested' Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari to come to the apex court and share "innovative ideas" on tackling pollution.

Feb 19, 2020, 14:57 PM IST
Arbitrariness in top judicial institutions fatal for democracy: Cong on CVC appointment

Arbitrariness in top judicial institutions fatal for democracy: Cong on CVC appointment

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala charged that appointments of CVC and CIC are being made arbitrarily on the lines of "khul ja sim sim" (open sesame).

Feb 19, 2020, 14:35 PM IST
SC collegium recommends transfer of Justice S Muralidhar to Punjab and Haryana HC

SC collegium recommends transfer of Justice S Muralidhar to Punjab and Haryana HC

The Supreme Court collegium has recommended transfer of Delhi High Court Judge Justice S Muralidhar to Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Feb 19, 2020, 14:05 PM IST
A look at times when PM Narendra Modi opened doors of 'incredible India' to the world

A look at times when PM Narendra Modi opened doors of 'incredible India' to the world

From the Chinese president Xi Jinping to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Modi-led government has invited top leaders to almost every city across the length and breadth of the country.

Feb 19, 2020, 13:29 PM IST
Breaking news: BJP responsible for ex-TMC MP Tapas Paul's death, says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Breaking news: BJP responsible for ex-TMC MP Tapas Paul's death, says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday (February 19) blamed BJP-led government at the Centre for the death of veteran Bengali actor and former TMC MP Tapas Paul.

Feb 19, 2020, 13:00 PM IST
Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirth Kshetra Trust likely to chose 2 members today, April 4 proposed date to start temple construction

Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirth Kshetra Trust likely to chose 2 members today, April 4 proposed date to start temple construction

Sources asserted that the trust will comprise a total of 15 members - 9 permanent and 6 nominated members.

Feb 19, 2020, 12:18 PM IST
Breaking news: Anti-CAA protesters defy Madras HC order, march to lay siege of Tamil Nadu assembly

Breaking news: Anti-CAA protesters defy Madras HC order, march to lay siege of Tamil Nadu assembly

Thousand of people came out on Chennai's Wallajah Road on Wednesday (February 19) to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population

Feb 19, 2020, 11:50 AM IST
Shiv Sena slams Centre for ‘regressive’ views on women officers in Indian Army

Shiv Sena slams Centre for ‘regressive’ views on women officers in Indian Army

Shiv Sena, in its editorial mouthpiece Saamana, lauded the Supreme Court decision judgment granting permanent commission to women officers and asserted that it is wrong to discriminate between man

Feb 19, 2020, 10:29 AM IST
First meeting of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirth Kshetra Trust on February 19, date for start of construction likely to be finalised

First meeting of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirth Kshetra Trust on February 19, date for start of construction likely to be finalised

The first meeting of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirth Kshetra Trust is scheduled to be held in New Delhi on Wednesday (February 19).

Feb 19, 2020, 09:23 AM IST
5 critical, over 100 affected due to gas leak in Haryana's Kurukshetra

5 critical, over 100 affected due to gas leak in Haryana's Kurukshetra

The incident happened on Tuesday evening at 9.30 pm when ammonia gas from a cold store leaked and spread to nearby areas.

Feb 19, 2020, 09:04 AM IST
Saving big trade deal with India for later, I like PM Modi a lot, says US President Donald Trump

Saving big trade deal with India for later, I like PM Modi a lot, says US President Donald Trump

Ahead of his two-day visit to India, President Donald Trump on Tuesday (February 19) said he is "saving the big deal" with India for later.

Feb 19, 2020, 07:35 AM IST
CCS to meet today, may discuss defence deals to be inked during President Trump trip

CCS to meet today, may discuss defence deals to be inked during President Trump trip

The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) is scheduled to meet at 10.30 am today (February 19) and is likely to clear the defence deals that could be finalised during the bilateral meeting between the

Feb 19, 2020, 07:31 AM IST
127 people in Hyderabad get UIDAI notice to prove 'Indian citizenship'

127 people in Hyderabad get UIDAI notice to prove 'Indian citizenship'

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has sent notices to at least 127 people in Hyderabad to verify their Aadhaar enrolment documents in person and prove their claims of 'Indian

Feb 19, 2020, 07:13 AM IST