Congress leaders discuss Udaipur declaration

New Delhi, May 17 (UNI) Congress General Secretaries and in-charges held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss the execution of Udaipur Declaration of the party, which among a series of reforms related to various sectors, focused majorly on the widening communal divide in the country.

Connectivity will determine progress: PM

New Delhi, May 17 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that connectivity in the 21st century will determine the pace of India's progress and so it has to be modernized at every level. He was virtually addressing the silver jubilee celebrations of the Telecom Reg

Hope and apprehension for Congress in Udaipur 

Pravesh Kumar Mishra, New Delhi
The Congress party may have claimed to get elixir for the future by churning in the city of lakes Udaipur, but the question before the Congressmen caught in the confusion of hope and apprehension is that how will the life of enthusiasm be tr

CBI raids underway in several premises of Karti Chidambaram

New Delhi, May 17 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is conducting searches in nine premises and offices linked to Congress MP Karti P Chidambaram in connection with a case related to alleged foreign remittance, CBI sources said here on Tuesday. CBI sources said the

India reports 1,569 new Covid cases

New Delhi, May 17 (UNI) India has registered 1,569 new Covid-19 cases during the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday. According to the bulletin issued by the Ministry, the total caseload rose to 4,31,25,370 while the death toll rose to 5,24,260 as 19 more succumbed

Dust storm, light rain likely in Delhi

New Delhi, May 16 (UNI) After breaching an unprecedented heatwave condition in the capital, recording 49 degrees Celsius a day back, the MeT on Monday forecast dust storms and light rain for Delhi that will likely bring the mercury down in the week ahead. The maximum temperature

SC to hear appeal on Gyanvapi mosque

New Delhi, May 16 (UNI) The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear an appeal filed by a Muslim party against the Allahabad High Court's order permitting videography inside the Gyanvapi-Kashi Vishwanath mosque. A two-judge Bench headed by Justice Dr D Y Chandrachud and also compri

PMs Modi, Deuba hold bilateral talks

Lumbini/New Delhi, May 16 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a day-long visit to Lumbini, held talks with his Nepalese counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba, with the discussions focusing on the construction of hydropower projects, development of physical infrastructure of Ne

President Kovind arrives in Jamaica, received by Governor General, PM Holness

Kingston/New Delhi, May 16 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Jamaica on a four-day state visit. He was received at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston on Sunday afternoon by Sir Patrick Allen, Governor General of Jamaica, and Prime Minister Andrew Holness

Vice President Naidu calls on new UAE President to offer condolences on demise of Sheikh Khalifa

Abu Dhabi/New Delhi, May 15 (UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday offered condolences on behalf of the Government of India on the passing away of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to the new ruler of Abu Dhabi and President of the UAE Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahya