P Chidambaram Calls Women’s Quota Law “A Pie In The Sky”, Vice-President Hits Back

Congress Leader P Chidambaram had dubbed the law “a teasing illusion”. (File) New Delhi: Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday hit out at Congress leader P Chidambaram for his remarks that reservation for women in legislatures was still years away, saying it is shameful to convert ignorance of the people into political equity. Addressing an […]

Monsoon Ends With ‘Normal’ Rainfall, Says Weather Department

Research shows climate change is making the monsoon more variable. New Delhi: The four-month monsoon season has ended with India receiving ‘normal’ cumulative rainfall — 820 mm against a long-period average of 868.6 mm — with positive factors countering the effect of El Nino conditions, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday. Rainfall between […]

PM’s Jibe At Rahul Gandhi

PM Modi was addressing a rally in Chhattsgarh’s Bilaspur. Bilaspur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accused the Congress of seeking to divide women in the name of caste and by spreading lies, as he launched a fierce counter-attack on the party over its demand of OBC sub-quota in women’s reservation in legislatures. Addressing a […]

Huge Fire At Oil Pipeline In Ukraine

Unverified footage online showed clouds of smoke over what appeared to be a village. Kyiv: A huge fire has erupted at an oil pipeline in the western Ukrainian region of Ivano-Frankivsk, injuring three people, emergency services said Saturday. Unverified footage shared on social media showed billowing clouds of thick black smoke over what appeared to […]