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Will fulfil Vajpayee’s dream about Kashmir: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an election rally in Kishtwar district, about 240 km from Jammu, on Saturday.(Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday he has a deep affection for Kashmir and pledged to address the issue within the framework of “democracy, humanity and Kashmiriyat” as was envisaged by BJP

Worried, Nawaz Sharif asks Barack Obama to raise Kashmir issue

Worried, Nawaz Sharif asks Barack Obama to raise Kashmir issue. (Photo: DC/AP)

Seemingly rattled by Barack Obama’s decision to visit India for a second time, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has asked the US President to take up the Kashmir issue with the Indian leadership w

Omar Abdullah echos separatists’ view, wants public view on Kashmir

J&K CM Omar Abdullah with supporters at a rally in Bandipora, J&K, on Saturday. (Photo: PTI)

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday virtually echoed separatists when he said that the Kashmir issue must be resolved as per the wishes and aspirations of the people of the stat

Manohar Parrikar clears modern artillery for Army

Manohar Parrikar clears modern artillery for Army. (Photo: DC)

New defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday cleared a huge proposal for modernisation of the Army’s artillery arsenal with the proposed acquisition of 814 artillery guns (155 mm) worth Rs 15,750

Mamata Banerjee dares BJP to impose President Rule

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee addresses party workers in Kolkata on Saturday. — PTI

Launching an all-out attack on the BJP, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday stood beside her Rajya Sabha MP Srinjoy Bose, who was arrested by the CBI on Friday in the Saradha scam,

Fellowships for Sanskrit next?

Not satisfied with Union human resources development minister Smriti Irani’s effort to “Indianise” the education system, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh seems to be pushing for more.

Finance Minister not in favour of more tax on salaried

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that he does not favour burdening the salaried and middle-class with more taxes but would go after the evaders by widening the net.

Barack Obama first US President to be Republic Day chief guest

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with US President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House. (Photo: AP/File)

Another big diplomatic coup for PM Modi

Mulayam Singh Yadav bash to give BJP fresh fodder in Uttar Pradesh

 Mulayam Singh Yadav with his son and UP CM Akhilesh Yadav riding a Royal Buggy, brought from London. (Photo: PTI)

All UP mantris in Rampur as SP chief turns 75

When our public sector is much in news whether it involves privatisation or disinvestment, it is worth recalling whether they are good corporate citizens, especially when they are monopolies.

How many deaths will it take to realise that too many young women in their prime have needlessly died?