Don't require certification from others: India slams criticism of its human rights record

New Delhi, Jan 28 (UNI) India on Friday slammed criticism of its human rights situation by four US lawmakers and former President Hamid Ansari at an online event, saying that India is a robust and vibrant democracy and it does not require certification from others. Ministry of Ex

Time to start tech-revolution, startups in music: PM

New Delhi, Jan 28 (UNI) The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday desired a revolution of technology and IT in the field of music and said that there should be dedicated startups in the field based on Indian instruments and traditions. The Prime Minister was speaking at the laun

India calls for peaceful resolution of situation in Ukraine

New Delhi, Jan 28 (UNI) India on Friday called for a peaceful resolution of the situation in Ukraine "through sustained diplomatic efforts for long-term peace and stability in the region and beyond", in its first comments on the escalating situation. Ministry of Externa

Counter misinformation in digital age: PM to NCC cadets

New Delhi, Jan 28 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday warned against the "dangers of misinformation" in digital age and asked NCC cadets to counter it with awareness campaigns. Addressing the National Cadet Corps Rally at Cariappa Ground, the PM said, "Tod

Rahul attacks Centre over 'Chinese issue'

New Delhi, Jan 28 (UNI) Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday attacked the Centre over the 'Chinese issue' and demanded to know from Prime Minister Narendra Modi when will India get back the land allegedly occupied by China. He made this remark a day after Chin

SpiceJet gets 3-week SC breather

New Delhi, Jan 28 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Friday stayed for three weeks a Madras High Court order directing winding up proceedings against SpiceJet after the airline said it was looking to settle dispute over its outstanding dues with Credit Suisse. The budget airline now has

Will announce Punjab CM's name soon: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi,  (UNI) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said Congress will soon declare the name of the party's chief ministerial candidate. On a day when he visited Punjab, Rahul took to twitter and promised that the name of the CM candidate would be announced soon.

India logs 2,51,209 new Covid cases, 627 deaths

New Delhi, Jan 28 (UNI) India has recorded 2,51,209 new Covid cases, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday. According to the bulletin issued by the Ministry, the total caseload rose to 4,06,22,709, while the death toll rose to 4,92,327 after 627 more patients succumbed to the

Karan Singh backs Padma to Azad

New Delhi, Jan 27 (UNI) Amid fissures in the Congress over the Padma Bhushan being conferred on Ghulam Nabi Azad, senior leader Dr Karan Singh on Thursday came out in his support and said he was "distressed" over the unseemly controversy over the "well deserved awa

India, EU FTA negotiations seen progress, we would like faster movement: EAM Jaishankar

New Delhi, Jan 27 (UNI) Negotiations between India and the 27-member European Union on a Free Trade Agreement have seen progress, and a “lot of things have happened”, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Thursday, adding “we would like to see greater u