Who is Mukhtar Ansari? | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Uttar Pradesh police on Tuesday took custody of Mukhtar Ansari, leaving with him from Punjab’s Rupnagar jail in a convoy headed 900 km away for a prison in Banda where security has been tightened to hold the gangster-turned-politician. The transfer of dreaded gangster and Bahujan Samaj Party MLA Mukhtar Ansari comes after […]

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PM Modi slams UDF-LDF, says they are twins | India News – Times of India

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Continuing his attack on the ruling Left and the Opposition Congress-led UDF, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday described the two fronts as twins of misgovernance, corruption and political violence, among others. “UDF and LDF are twins. They are twins of misgovernance, corruption, political violence, communalism, casteism, cronyism, nepotism and more,” Modi said addressing […]

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‘Asked CM to consider other options’: NCP’s Malik as Maha govt mulls lockdown | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A day after Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray asked officials to “prepare for a lockdown”, senior NCP leader Nawab Malik on Monday said that leaders in the MVA government have asked him to “consider other options”. “We cannot afford lockdown. We have asked the CM to consider other options. Due to rising cases, […]

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SC constitutes 7-member panel for suggesting guidelines on tree felling for development projects | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: To make a realistic assessment of the economic value of a tree which needs to be felled for a development project, the Supreme Court on Thursday constituted a 7-member expert panel to suggest a set of scientific and policy guidelines. The top court said that wherever there is a need to fell trees […]

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Take stand against Lanka in UN meet, TN parties urge Modi | India News – Times of India

A resolution accusing Sri Lanka of war crimes in ending the Tamil Eelam war will be taken up at UNHRC soon CHENNAI: India must take a stand against Sri Lanka in the United Nations Human Rights Council session vis-a-vis the accountability and reconciliation resolution, political parties in Tamil Nadu urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi on […]

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Congress claims vaccination drive not going on properly, JD(U) praises PM’s leadership | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Congress MP Manish Tewari on Wednesday claimed that the Covid-19 vaccination drive is not going on properly and alleged that the government is giving more stress on the export of vaccines rather than inoculation of the country’s citizens. However, BJP ally JD(U)’s Rajiv Ranjan Singh strongly refuted the charge and commended Prime Minister […]

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PM Modi, Solih, Rajapaksa among world leaders to attend 50th anniversary of Bangladesh independence | India News – Times of India

DHAKA: Several world leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and heads of state and government from Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and the Maldives, are set to visit Bangladesh later this month to participate in the grand celebrations to mark the golden jubilee of the country’s independence from Pakistan. The golden jubilee celebrations to be held […]

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Defence minister Rajnath Singh lauds DRDO on development of Air Independent Propulsion System | India News – Times of India

HYDERABAD: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has achieved an important milestone in the development of an Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) System by proving the land-based prototype. The plant was operated in endurance mode and max power mode as per the user requirements on March 9. The system is being developed by the Naval Materials […]

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Man whose explosive-laden SUV was found near Mukesh Ambani’s house found dead, cops claim suicide | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Mansukh Hiren, whose explosives-laden vehicle was found parked near the residence of RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani, was found dead in Thane on Friday. According to police, Hiren died by suicide after jumping into Kalwa creek. A Scorpio with 2.5 kg of gelatin sticks, an explosive material, was found near ‘Antilia‘, the multi-storey house […]

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No issue in Co-WIN portal, ‘walk-in systems’ to be streamlined further, says Harsh Vardhan | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: As the second phase of the Covid-19 vaccination drive began across the country on Monday, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan pointed out that in the next few days the “walk-in system” for people will be further streamlined in states to ensure smooth functioning. “We have given some relaxation to state governments. In the […]

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