Sunday, December 16, 2018

India central bank governor may resign soon

NEW DELHI: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel could resign at the central bank’s next board meeting on November 19, online financial publication Moneylife reported on Wednesday, citing sources in touch with...

Congress says Centre raking up Babri issue an election gimmick

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday said that the hearing of the pending Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case in the Supreme Court can’t be decided by any political party and the issue has...

Non-bailable warrants against Hafiz Saeed, Syed Salahuddin

NEW DELHI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) special court has issued non-bailable warrants against Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Muhammad Saeed and Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahudeen in connection with Jammu and Kashmir terror funding...

“Don’t wear nail polish”; Darul Uloom Deoband issues fatwa

SAHARANPUR (Uttar Pradesh): Darul Uloom Deoband, one of the most respected Muslim seminaries in India, has issued a fatwa or a decree, against women of the community proferring Namaz or prayer, wearing nail polish. Mufti...

Delhi lifts Haj ban on people with disabilities

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Thursday lifted the ban on persons with disabilities from performing in Haj. The central government informed its withdrawal on the prohibition to the Delhi High Court. Ministry of Minority Affairs’...

Hindu-Muslim unity should not be disturbed: Athawale

CHANDIGARH (Punjab): Union Minister Ramdas Athawale believes that it is not right to demand an ordinance for the construction Ram Temple and said that the unity between the Hindu and Muslim community should not...

Modi unveils world’s highest statue in Gujrat

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime minister Narendera Modi on Wednesday unveiled Sardar Patel's 'Statue of Unity' on the banks of the river Narmada in Gujarat's Kevadiya. Addressing the nation after the inauguration, Modi said that...

India lodges protest over Pak-China bus via AJK

NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday lodged strong protests with China and Pakistan over a proposed bus service between the two countries through AJK (India calls it PoK) under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. Ministry...

Indian spokesman reacts against Imran Khan’s statement

NEW DELHI: India on Monday strongly reacted to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's tweet in which he accused the Indian security forces of killing innocent Kashmiris. Reacting to his tweet, the official spokesperson of...

Rajnath, Satya Pal discuss J&K situation in New Delhi

NEW DELHI: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Tuesday met the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed about the prevailing situation in the state where the process for Panchayat elections has already...