Centre handling issue of protesting wrestlers sensitively: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur

Mumbai: Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Thursday said the Centre was sensitively handling the issue of protesting wrestlers, who are seeking the arrest of outgoing WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh over sexual harassment allegations. Thakur, who is on a visit to Mumbai, told reporters that the government has accepted the wrestlers’ demand for…

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BJP will win 2024 Lok Sabha elections: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said BJP will again win the Lok Sabha elections scheduled to be held next year, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Addressing ‘Times Network India Economic Conclave’, Gadkari further said the government has done good work for the country’s development in the last nine years. There is…

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We will strive to take India-Nepal ties to Himalayan heights: PM Modi after talks with Prachanda

New Delhi: India and Nepal will strive to take their bilateral ties to Himalayan heights and resolve all matters, including the boundary issue, in this spirit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday after holding wide-ranging talks with his Nepalese counterpart Pushpakamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’. In his media statement after the meeting, Modi said he and Prachanda…

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GDP figure exposes lies of Rahul’s ‘market of hate’ against India’s development: BJP

New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday accused Rahul Gandhi of “spreading a market of pessimism, hate and distrust” against India’s development journey as it cited the robust 7.2 per cent annual economic growth of the country to target the Congress leader. Addressing a press conference, BJP leader and former Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Gandhi’s…

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SEBI now looking to tighten FPI disclosure rules it was ‘forced to dilute’ to benefit Adani: Cong

New Delhi: A day after the SEBI proposed mandating additional disclosure for high-risk Foreign Portfolio Investors, the Congress on Thursday alleged that the regulator was now looking to tighten the very rules it was “forced to dilute” in 2018 to benefit the Adani Group. Capital markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on…

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Gyanvapi-Shringar Gauri issue: HC dismisses mosque committee’s plea against maintainability

Prayagraj: The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday rejected a plea challenging the maintainability of a suit filed by five Hindu women seeking permission for regular worship of Shringar Gauri and other deities in Varanasi’s Gyanvapi mosque compound. Justice J J Munir dismissed the mosque management committee’s revision petition that contended that the suit is barred under…

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