Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives in Ahmedabad

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives in Ahmedabad

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has reached Ahmedabad to take part in a cultural road show there today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The eight-kilometer long road show would start from the Ahmedabad airport and culminate at the Sabarmati Gandhi Ashram. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Ahmedabad on a two-day visit to India. Both the leaders will also take part in 12th India-Japan annual summit to be held tomorrow at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar. According to official sources, this is for the first time in the country…

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PM Modi to receive his Japanese counterpart at Ahmedabad today

PM Modi to receive his Japanese counterpart at Ahmedabad today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will receive his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe at Ahmedabad in Gujarat today. Mr Abe is coming to India on a two-day visit to attend the India-Japan annual summit meeting. The 12th edition of the summit, which will be the fourth meeting between Mr Modi and Mr Abe, will be held in Gandhinagar tomorrow. The two leaders will review the recent progress in the multifaceted co-operation between India and Japan under the framework of their ‘Special Strategic and Global Partnership’ and will set its future direction. Mr…

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Supreme Court asks Centre for fast track courts for cases against MP, MLAs

Supreme Court (SC)

The Supreme Court has asked the government to consider legislating on setting up of new fast-track courts to expedite criminal case trials against parliamentarians and legislators. A bench of Justices J Chelameswar and S Abdul Nazeer said, Parliament had the competence to come up with a law and create necessary infrastructure for setting up of such courts for speedy disposal of cases against lawmakers. The court’s remarks came on a plea filed by an NGO for creating a permanent mechanism to investigate candidates whose assets have grown disproportionately during their…

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Pak will have to put an end to the ceasefire violation along LOC soon: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh to visit J&K to review security situation

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that Pakistan will have to put an end to the ceasefire violations along the Line of Control soon. Addressing a public rally at Nowshera in Rajouri district adjoining the Line of Control in Jammu region yesterday,the Union Home Minister said that India has been becoming more and more stronger and the world’s perspective towards India has changed a lot. He said that though India is committed to peace with its neighboring countries yet every misadventure at the borders will be given a befitting…

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Substantial rise in assets of 7 Lok Sabha MPs, 98 MLAs: CBDT to Supreme Court

Substantial rise in assets of 7 Lok Sabha MPs, 98 MLAs: CBDT to Supreme Court

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has told the Supreme Court that there has been a substantial hike in the assets of seven Lok Sabha MPs and 98 MLAs across the country and “discrepancies” have been found. In an affidavit filed in the apex court yesterday, CBDT has said that election affidavits filed by these politicians as per the list given by an NGO, have been examined and discrepancies have been found in the cases of seven Lok Sabha MPs and 98 MLAs. The CBDT said it would further…

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Supreme Court rejects Subrata Roy’s plea seeking two more months to deposit Rs 966.80 cr

Supreme Court directs Tamil Nadu govt to ensure that no agitation takes place in state over NEET examination issue

Supreme Court today rejected Sahara chief Subrata Roy’s plea seeking two more months to deposit Rs 966.80 crore of the remaining Rs 1500 crore. , saying he was trying to treat the apex court as “a laboratory” to play with the law. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra directed the official liquidator to go ahead with the scheduled auction of the group’s Aamby Valley property in Maharashtra valued at Rs 37,392 crore, as it rejected Roy’s plea to extend the time till November 11. The bench, also comprising Justices…

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PM Modi to receive Japanese PM Abe in Ahmedabad in Gujarat tomorrow

PM Modi to receive Japanese PM Abe in Ahmedabad in Gujarat tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will receive Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Ahmedabad in Gujarat tomorrow. Mr Abe is coming to India on a two day official visit to attend the India-Japan annual summit meeting. The 12th edition of the Summit is being organized at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar on Thursday. It will be the fourth Annual Summit between Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Abe. The two leaders will review the recent progress in the multifaceted cooperation between India and Japan under the framework of their ‘Special Strategic and…

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PM Modi to meet Belarus President today in New Delhi

PM Modi to meet Belarus President today in New Delhi

PM Modi to meet Belarus Prez in New Delhi today; to discuss various issues of mutual interest of both countries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today meet visiting Belarus President Aleksandr Grigoryevich Lukashenko in New Delhi to discuss various issues of mutual interest of both countries. Following the Meeting, a delegation level talks will be held at Hyderabad House. Mr Lukashenko who arrived in New Delhi last night, during his two day visit will also have meetings with President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and External Affairs Minister…

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India, Afghanistan ink four pacts in areas of health, transport and space

India, Afghanistan ink four pacts in areas of health, transport and space

India and Afghanistan today exchanged four pacts in areas of health, transport, space and new development partnership. The agreements were exchanged after delegation level talks between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Foreign Minister of Afghanistan Salahuddin Rabbani in New Delhi. Later addressing media, Mrs Swaraj said, India will continue to work with Afghanistan in its efforts to build a secure, stable, peaceful, prosperous, united and inclusive nation. She said, the two countries remain united in overcoming the challenges posed by cross-border terrorism and safe havens and sanctuaries. The Minister…

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India’s standing at global stage is rising due to people’s power: PM Modi

India's standing at global stage is rising due to people's power: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India’s standing at the global stage is rising due to people’s power. Addressing a student leader’s convention Yuva Bharat Naya Bharat in New Delhi today, Mr Modi said, there is no life without creativity and creativity should strengthen the nation and fulfill the aspirations of the people. Mr Modi said, there is no better place for creativity and innovation than university campuses. He batted for promoting skills among the youth and asked them to work for a modern India. He said, the world evaluates…

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