Author: Statesman News Service

17 Results

  • J-K: BJP expels former Ranbirsinghpura MLA Gagan Bhagat

    J-K: BJP expels former Ranbirsinghpura MLA Gagan Bhagat

    Bhagat’s expulsion by the state BJP chief Ravinder Raina, has, however, come in connection with an earlier complaint of “immorality” against him after his obscene pictures with a woman became viral on the social media earlier this year.

    December 10, 2018
  • The Believer

    The Believer

    LR was a deeply religious man. He certainly didn’t have the aspect of a pious person. He was a flamboyant guy, who wore tailored suits, sported expensive watches and drove the latest Porsche.

    December 10, 2018
  • Jobs boost from tourism sector

    Jobs boost from tourism sector

    Tourism jobs should ideally refer to the jobs strictly related to the tourism goods and services consumed by tourism visitors and produced by either tourism industries or other industries that cannot be directly observed.

    December 10, 2018
  • Latter-day Silk Route~I

    Latter-day Silk Route~I

    If BRI does materialise, it will usher in a paradigm shift in the regional power dynamics for a long time to come. Whether India stands on the right side of that shift will depend entirely on how we as a nation are able to comprehend, visualise and position ourselves in the whole matrix of competitive and cooperative interactions with China.

    December 10, 2018
  • New game

    New game

    If history is looked at, Indian sportspersons have brought home only 28 Olympic medals since 1900, with one individual gold. These are dismal statistics. So dismal that, juxtaposed with these, India’s hosting aspirations simply do not cohere.

    December 10, 2018
  • Cyclone Gaja

    Cyclone Gaja

    Neither Prime Minister Narendra Modi nor any of his senior colleagues felt the need to make at least an aerial survey to see the havoc caused by Gaja.

    December 10, 2018
  • Kartarpur Corridor part of bigger conspiracy hatched by Pakistan Army, ISI: Amarinder Singh

    Kartarpur Corridor part of bigger conspiracy hatched by Pakistan Army, ISI: Amarinder Singh

    The CM said Imran Khan was undoubtedly making efforts to bring peace, tranquility, and harmony with India, but at the same time, he should also prevail upon the top brass of Pakistani Army to ensure that killings of our soldiers at borders are stopped immediately.

    December 9, 2018
  • Farooq Abdullah stresses for respect for human rights

    Farooq Abdullah stresses for respect for human rights

    Farooq said that our hopes for a more just, safe and peaceful world can only be achieved when there is universal respect for the inherent dignity and equal rights of all members of the human race.

    December 9, 2018
  • Governor Satya Pal Malik approves bill to seize any Benami property in J-K

    Governor Satya Pal Malik approves bill to seize any Benami property in J-K

    The Bill provides for the creation of the requisite administrative structure for enforcement of the law and empowers the designated authorities to attach and confiscate any property which is held to be Benami.

    December 9, 2018
  • ‘Humanity’ paves 75-year-old Odisha man’s journey back home

    ‘Humanity’ paves 75-year-old Odisha man’s journey back home

    An old man from Odisha, who was lost in Himachal in a state of shock, returns home, thanks HP for benevolence.

    December 9, 2018
  • Panellists at MLF call for fearless, balanced media coverage of defence forces

    Panellists at MLF call for fearless, balanced media coverage of defence forces

    Calling for a transparent system for decisions pertaining to announcement of gallantry awards, the panellists said there were certain misgivings amongst senior commanders regarding particular citations.

    December 9, 2018
  • Kedarnath director Abhishek Kapoor faces public ire on social media

    Kedarnath director Abhishek Kapoor faces public ire on social media

    Right-wing organisations launched a statewide protest forcing the Uttarakhand government to form a committee under the leadership of state tourism minister Satpal Maharaj to review the film.

    December 9, 2018
  • Debt-ridden state continues to afford Himachal Assembly at two places

    Debt-ridden state continues to afford Himachal Assembly at two places

    Political move of the then Congress government to have winter session of HP Assembly in Dharamshala instead of Shimla has burdened the public exchequer with crores of rupees since 2005.

    December 9, 2018
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav makes surprise appearance at Shivpal rally

    Mulayam Singh Yadav makes surprise appearance at Shivpal rally

    But, the wily politician despite speculations about his health sprang yet another surprise by attending the PSP’s ‘janakrosh’ rally at Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan here on Sunday.

    December 9, 2018
  • Punjab CM Amarinder Singh advised 2-day rest

    Punjab CM Amarinder Singh advised 2-day rest

    Doctors at PGIMER said the all the tests were clean and the CM was found to be suffering from slight weakness as a result of the earlier bout of viral fever.

    December 9, 2018
  • Pahalgam: Seep in exquisite tranquillity

    Pahalgam: Seep in exquisite tranquillity

    Pahalgam isn't just an ordinary meadow. It's pristine and breathtaking. If there's heaven on earth, it's here, it's here, and it's here!

    December 9, 2018
  • INLD split final; Ajay Chautala faction launches Jannayak Janata Party

    INLD split final; Ajay Chautala faction launches Jannayak Janata Party

    Announcement of the new party was made at a rally at Jind; Ajay Chautala's two sons Dushyant and Digvijay will lead the new party

    December 9, 2018