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India warns against securitisation of environmental issues
India has cautioned against 'securitisation' of environmental issues, saying linking up everything related to environmental degradation to peace and security does neither address climate concerns meaningfully nor does it ensure that real perpetrators adhere to their commitments on environmental issues.
Lloyds Banking Group cuts 1,070 jobs: Union Unite
The union said the lender was also creating 329 roles. Lloyds could not immediately be reac...
China vows 'proper' response to United States armed drones sale to Taiwan
Just last week, the administration approved plans for a $2.37 billi...
BJP is trying to polarise on religious lines: Jitendra Singh, AICC general secretary
AICC general secretary and in-charge of Assam, Jitendra Singh said, “Polarisation on religious lines is the brand of politics which BJP wants to do. They (BJP) are out to destroy the brotherhood prevailing in the state."
RSS-affiliate Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh to hold nation-wide protest on Oct 28 over labour codes
The biggest central trade union has raised objections to some of the provisions of the Industrial Relations Code and the Code in Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions.
BJP’S national stock-taking exercise : State units list digital, migrant outreach during lockdown
Lauding their work, Modi said that the BJP as an organisation is not meant to only win elections but do ‘sewa’ to people. Party units in Assam, UP, Bihar, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Delhi attended this stock-taking, which was conducted by a ‘Vishal Jansabha’ and was attended by all senior party leaders.
New Delhi’s approach towards J&K as “brazen, criminal and contrarian”: PDP
The meeting took place in the absence of party chief Mehbooba Mufti, who continues to remain in detention under the Public Safety Act at her residence on Gupkar Road. The meeting was called by the party’s youth wing after they sought permission from the administration.
Belgium No. 1 in FIFA rankings, France 2nd and Brazil 3rd
Defending World Cup champion France is in second place, with Brazil third and England fourth. European champion Portugal rounds out the top five, with Spain in sixth.
Narendra Modi congratulates JDU's Sunil Kumar for Bihar Lok Sabha bypoll win
"I congratulate Shri Sunil Kumar Ji on his win and wish him the very best for his Parliamentary tenure. I also laud the efforts of the NDA family that worked hard on the ground," Modi added.
Taliban call on President-elect Joe Biden to stick to US troop withdrawal deal
Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump had made ending the war in Afghanistan a major campaign promise and had said in a Tweet in October that troops could be out of Afghanistan by Christmas, though officials such as his national security advisor have said that they were working to the May 2021 deadline.
Nations long targeted by US chide Trump's claims of fraud
Across the world, many were scratching their heads Friday wondering if those assertions could truly be coming from the president of the United States, the nation considered one of the world's most emblematic democracies.
India beats China to win crucial election to UN commission on women
China, a permanent member of the UN Security Council, got only 27 votes and could not even cross the half-way mark and also failed to get the required majority of 28 votes. The election result is being seen as sending a strong signal about China's own record of women's equality and empowerment.
View: The toughest challenge facing the next president of the United States
The reason is China. It’s like no other challenge that the US has ever faced. And even as late as last year, the idea of a nuanced approach towards Beijing found some voice in Washington. Not today. And much of that has been exacerbated by China’s own behaviour on Covid-19, followed by aggressive muscle-flexing within Asia, from Ladakh and Taiwan to the South China Sea.
DMK working against national spirit: JP Nadda
Alleging that DMK is working against the 'national spirit', BJP president JP Nadda has urged the Tamil Nadu government to check activities of organisations like Karuppar Koottam-a fringe Periyarite group reportedly close to the MK Stalinled party - that had made a derogatory video on Lord Murugan and the Tamil prayer Kanda sashti kavasam sung in his name.
President Trump fires Defense Secretary Mark Esper, throws administration into chaos
Coming with just 10 weeks left in his White House tenure, the move heightened concerns that Trump might take aim at other national security officials with whom he has expressed disappointment.