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IAF probe reveals security lapses, Pathankot Airbase ex-commander resigns

IAF probe reveals security lapses, Pathankot Airbase ex-commander resigns

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NEW DELHI: Air Commodore J S Dhamoon, who was the commander of the frontline Pathankot airbase when it was stormed by Jaish-e-Muhammed terrorists in January last year, has resigned after an IAF inquiry allegedly indicted him and others for failure of command and control as well as several security lapses…

Presidential poll: Setback for opposition unity, JD(U) to support Ram Nath Kovind

Presidential poll: Setback for opposition unity, JD(U) to support Ram Nath Kovind

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NEW DELHI/PATNA: Breaking ranks with its alliance partners Congress and RJD, JD(U) is set to support NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind. “All the leaders have decided that we will support Ram Nath Kovind for the post of president. He is Bihar’s first governor who has been nominated for this…

Rabri acquired 18 flats through dubious means: Sushil Modi

Rabri acquired 18 flats through dubious means: Sushil Modi

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PATNA: Senior BJP functionary and Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council Sushil Kumar Modi accused former chief minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s wife Rabri Devi of owning 18 residential flats, worth Rs 18 crore, in Patna through dubious means. Modi alleged Rabri Devi acquired two plots —…

World Bank approvs US $44 million loan to Assam project

World Bank approvs US $44 million loan to Assam project

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GUWAHATI: The World Bank has approved a US $44 million loan assistance to improve the predictability and transparency in budget execution and efficiency in tax administration in the state under Assam State Public Finance Institutional Reforms (ASPIRe) Project. A government spokesman said that the board of executive directors of the…

Rahul Gandhi likely to take over as Congress chief in October

Rahul Gandhi likely to take over as Congress chief in October

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NEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi is likely to take over the reins of Congress in October, the much-speculated change of guard coming ahead of key assembly elections and just one and half years before the Lok Sabha polls. The Congress Working Committee formally approved the calendar for organisational elections which are…

Economy in bad shape, note ban to be blamed for slowdown: Ex-PM Manmohan Singh

Economy in bad shape, note ban to be blamed for slowdown: Ex-PM Manmohan Singh

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NEW DELHI: Congress chief Sonia Gandhi accused BJP of patronising a growing culture of lynch mobs while former PM Manmohan Singh expressed concern over a “sharp slowdown” in the economy at the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting. The CWC, in a resolution, said the Modi government has failed on key…

Congress trying to politicise farmers’ problems: Venkaiah Naidu

Congress trying to politicise farmers’ problems: Venkaiah Naidu

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NEW DELHI: Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu blamed the Congress for instigating farmers in Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh where five people were killed in police firing. The protests were being hijacked by the Congress, Naidu said a day after the violence. Farmers in the area have been protesting since June…

Brazen campaign on to impose regressive, narrow-minded view: Sonia Gandhi

Brazen campaign on to impose regressive, narrow-minded view: Sonia Gandhi

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NEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi hit out at the Modi government, saying there is a brazen campaign to straitjacket the whole country into a regressive and narrow-minded world view. Chairing a meeting of the Congress Working Committee, the party’s highest decision-making body, Sonia Gandhi also asserted that the Congress…

Jaitley slaps fresh Rs 10cr defamation suit on Kejri

Jaitley slaps fresh Rs 10cr defamation suit on Kejri

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NEW DELHI: Union minister  filed a second second civil defamation suit of Rs 10 crore against CM Arvind Kejriwal over objectionable language used by his lawyer Ram Jethmalani last week. Citing cross-examination records on an ongoing defamation suit filed by Jaitley after the CM had accused him of financial irregularities,…

Sonia calls opposition meet on May 26 over President polls

Sonia calls opposition meet on May 26 over President polls

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NEW DELHI: Congress chief  has called a meeting of opposition parties on May 26 to discuss the upcoming Presidential election. In a move aimed at building on the preliminary consultations held among the anti-BJP parties, the gathering will discuss the probable Presidential candidates as also their prospects in the face-off…

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