India joins grouping of Portuguese speaking countries as observer

New Delhi, Aug 4 (UNI) India has joined the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) as Associate Observer, taking forward efforts to strengthen cooperation with Lusophone countries, Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi said on Wednesday.

Congress, Akali MPs indulge in spat over farm laws

New Delhi, Aug 4 (UNI) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Congress MPs from Punjab engaged in a spat over the farm laws outside Parliament on Wednesday.
SAD leaders were standing outside the Parliament building with placards opposing the farm laws, when Congress MP Ravneet Sing

Rahul Gandhi meets family of minor rape victim in Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 4 (UNI) Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday met the family of the minor girl, who was allegedly raped, murder, and cremated forcefully in the Cantonment area of Delhi.

The nine-year old Dalit girl was allegedly raped, killed and crema

Shah talks to Chouhan over MP floods, assures central assistance

New Delhi, Aug 4 (UNI) As floods ravaged parts of the state, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday talked to state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and assured him all possible help from the Center.

In a tweet, Mr Shah said he talked to Mr Chouhan about th

Congress calls Opposition meet, says unity to go on till 2024 polls

New Delhi, Aug 3 (UNI) Amid stalemate and protests in Parliament, leaders of 15 Opposition parties on Tuesday morning attended a strategy meet called by former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, which was followed by a cycle march to Parliament opposing fuel price hike.

Another day of disruptions in Lok Sabha, two bills passed in din

New Delhi, Aug 3 (UNI) The Lok Sabha on Tuesday once again witnessed protests, and was repeatedly adjourned as Opposition members raised slogans on issues like the Pegasus snooping controversy, farm laws, price rise and other issues. The House also passed two Bills in din despite

Over 80 cr people getting free ration during pandemic: PM

New Delhi, Aug 3 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that more than 80 crore people are getting free ration during the pandemic with an expenditure of more than 2 lakh crore rupees.

'The world has acknowledged the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna

PM slams opposition for disrupting Parliament

New Delhi, Aug 3 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday slammed opposition parties for disrupting the Monsoon Session of Parliament, and said the lawmakers should ensure that the dignity of the House is maintained.

The remarks came at a meeting of Bharatiya

India reports 30,549 COVID-19 cases, 422 deaths

New Delhi, Aug 3 (UNI) India recorded 30,549 new cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours pushing the case tally to 3,17,26,507, while the death toll mounted to 4,25,195 with 422 more fatalities, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

According to the Ministr

Opposition leaders attend Rahul's breakfast meet to discuss Pegasus snooping row

New Delhi, Aug 3 (UNI) Leaders from 14 political parties and over 100 MPs on Tuesday attended the breakfast meeting called by former Congress president Rahul Gandhi to chalk out a joint strategy to corner the Centre over Pegasus scooping controversy in remaining part of the Monso