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Beijing hopes India can do more to maintain peace along the Indo-China border after Brahmos deployment

Aug 25, 2016

Beijing hopes India can do more to maintain peace along the Indo-China border after Brahmos deployment

China on Thursday hoped India could do "more" to maintain peace and stability on the border areas "rather than the contrary", following reports that New Delhi plans to deploy BrahMos missiles along its boundary with Beijing. #China #Defence #New Delhi #NewsTracker #India-China #Beijing #BrahMos #People's Liberation Army
Mukhtar Naqvi hopes situation in Kashmir will be normal soon

Aug 25, 2016

Mukhtar Naqvi hopes situation in Kashmir will be normal soon

On Thursday Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi exuded confidence that situation in Kashmir, which has been witnessing unrest for the last 48 days, will soon become "normal" and asserted that forces trying to harm India will be dealt with "strictly". #Al-Qaeda #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Kashmir #Dalit #Naqvi
Opposition attacks Lalu Prasad Yadav over his 'Ganga on one's doorstep' remark

Aug 25, 2016

Opposition attacks Lalu Prasad Yadav over his 'Ganga on one's doorstep' remark

RJD chief Lalu Prasad has come in for sharp criticism from opposition leaders for his 'Ganga at one's doorstep' remark while taking stock of the flood situation on the outskirts of the state capital two days ago. #NewsTracker #Ganga #Lalu Prasad Yadav #Ram Vilas Paswan #RJD #JItan Ram Manjhi #Gangajal
PMO's interference in the workings of EC questions state of propriety in India

Aug 25, 2016

PMO's interference in the workings of EC questions state of propriety in India

The substantive issue is whether it is feasibility, and advisable, to hold elections to the Lok Sabha and the State Assemblies simultaneously. While the merits and demerits of holding simultaneous elections can, and should, be discussed, what the above sequence of events highlights is the process that seems to be being followed. #India #NewsTracker #InMyOpinion #Chief Election Commissioner #Lok Sabha #Election Comission
BJP asks Rahul Gandhi if he can be blamed for crimes committed by Congressmen

Aug 25, 2016

BJP asks Rahul Gandhi if he can be blamed for crimes committed by Congressmen

Countering Rahul Gandhi's stand on Nathuram Godse killing Mahatma Gandhi, the BJP on Thursday asked the Congress vice-president if he can be blamed for the crimes committed by Congressmen. #Rajasthan #Manmohan Singh #BJP #NewsTracker #Rahul Gandhi #Mahatma Gandhi #Bhanwari Devi #Nathuram Godse
Probe ordered in Dana Majhi's plight of not getting vehicle to carry wife's body

Aug 25, 2016

Probe ordered in Dana Majhi's plight of not getting vehicle to carry wife's body

A day after a tribal man had to walk 10 km carrying his wife's body on his shoulder in Odisha's Kalahandi after failing to get a vehicle from a government hospital, a probe was ordered on Thursday to ascertain the circumstances which led to the incident. #NewsTracker #Kalahandi #Odisha #Bhubaneswar #Bhawanipatna
On Kerala day, state to declare freedom from open defecation

Aug 25, 2016

On Kerala day, state to declare freedom from open defecation

Kerala will be declared as open defecation-free state on its formation day on 1 November with the CPIM-led LDF government planning to invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend a function. #Prime Minister #Narendra Modi #Kerala #NewsTracker #CPI(M) #Swachh Bharat #Suchitwa Mission
Bihar flood toll rises to 135; Bhojpur district accounts for 12 deaths in second bout

Aug 25, 2016

Bihar flood toll rises to 135; Bhojpur district accounts for 12 deaths in second bout

With reports of eight fresh deaths on Thursday, the total toll in Bihar flood increased to 135, with Bhojpur district accounting for 12 deaths in the second round of floods due to the swollen Ganga. #NewsTracker #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #Floods #Patna
RBI retains 'too big to fail' tag for SBI, ICICI Bank

Aug 25, 2016

RBI retains 'too big to fail' tag for SBI, ICICI Bank

RBI today retained 'too big to fail' tag for the state-owned SBI and private lender ICICI Bank for the second year in a row, calling them systemically important banks for 2016 requiring higher level of supervision. #RBI #NewsTracker #ICICI Bank #SBI #domestic systemically important banks #Too big to fail tag
Scorpene papers were stolen possibly by former employee, not leaked: French govt source

Aug 25, 2016

Scorpene papers were stolen possibly by former employee, not leaked: French govt source

Documents relating to Indian submarines were stolen from French naval contractor DCNS and not leaked, a French government source said on Thursday, adding that the information published so far showed only operational aspects of the submarines. #India #France #NewsTracker #DCNS #Scorpene #French government #The Australian