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"If it happens, it needs amendment to the Representation of the People Act. No such amendment has taken place," the spokesperson said.
Union Minister Jitendra Singh said the construction of the Shahpur-Kandi dam on river Ravi was started due to the efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Tassaduq Hussain Jillani joined the proceedings ahead of the beginning of the hearing on the fourth day during which Pakistan will submit its final arguments.
"The Congress president is setting up a 'task force on national security' to prepare a vision paper for the country," a party source said.
"I don't agree with his tweet. Matter ends there," party leader and Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told reporters when asked to comment on Roy's tweets.
Addressing the Indian diaspora in Seoul, the PM recounted several steps taken by his government in recent years, including several new initiatives, to take India on a forward trajectory.
Addressing a gathering at the inauguration of Delhi's Waste to Wonder Park, Rajnath Singh said after the Pulwama incident "mood is still not that one can participate in any programme with enthusiasm". "But, I am sure and I want to assure you that time will come when people's sentiments, their desires, their expectations ... will have fulfilment," he said.
"Under the leadership of Hon'ble PM Narendra Modi, our government has decided to stop our share of water which used to flow to Pakistan. We will divert water from Eastern rivers and supply it to our people in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab," Union minister of water resources Nitin Gadkari said in a tweet. The move comes after the Pulwama terror attack.
D S Hooda, a former Northern Army commander and the main architect of surgical strikes on terror launch pads in PoK, will head a Congress task force on national security & prepare a vision document in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls. Lt-Gen Hooda’s coming on board to assist Congress in preparing the vision document is being seen as a political coup.
SP founder Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday expressed his displeasure over the alliance forged Akhilesh Singh Yadav with BSP. This comes barely a week after the SP founder had created a flutter in the political circles when he heaped praises on Prime Minister Narendra Modi while speaking at the concluding session of Parliament on February 13.
The Central Board of Trustees (CBT) headed by the labour minister is the top decision making body of the EPFO which finalises rate of interest on PF deposits for a financial year.
The troubles at India's Jet, which is saddled with a billion dollars in debt, have rekindled memories of Kingfisher Airlines' collapse in 2012 that forced lessors to write off millions of dollars. Jet has defaulted on loans and has not paid pilots, leasing firms and suppliers for months.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in South Korea: Key points Times of India
India News: * The Prime Minister is scheduled to have bilateral and business engagements, unveil a bust of Mahatma Gandhi and accept the Seoul Peace Prize ...
Triple talaq ordinance repromulgated Times of India
India News: NEW DELHI: The ordinance making the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence for Muslim men was issued for the third time on Thursday.
Saudi to free 850 Indian prisoners from its jails Al Jazeera English
MBS accepted Indian PM's request during his Asian tour, seen as part of Crown Prince's effort to rebuild his reputation.
CPM demands Tathagata Roy's sacking over Kashmir tweet Times of India
India News: "Governor holds a constitutional office. As a representative of President he is expected to be a custodian of the Indian Constitution. This is not the.
Over 60,000 killed by overloading vehicles in last 3 years Times of India
India News: On Feb 20, 2019, three of a family, returning home from a wedding, were crushed to death in their Audi A6 car when a speeding dumper truck ...
Will stop flow of India's share of river water to Pakistan: Nitin Gadkari Times of India
India News: "Under the leadership of Hon'ble PM Narendra Modi, our government has decided to stop our share of water which used to flow to Pakistan. We will ...
Sena questions India's response to Pulwama terror attack Times of India
India News: An editorial in Sena mouthpiece Saamana also asked the Modi government not to depend on the US and European countries to condemn the attack ...
Congress has shown its true colours: BJP Times of India
India News: Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad accused the Cong of seeking to weaken the morale of the armed forces at a time when the whole world is ...
Kashmiris in India blame media for revenge attacks Aljazeera.com
After last week's attack in Indian-administered Kashmir, Kashmiris living in India say that both social and traditional media are driving violence against them.
The combat jet was piloted by Air Vice Marshal N. Tiwari while the Army chief was the co-pilot in the tandem-seater cockpit.
This model - the push and pull mode - has been successfully tried on a commercial run of the Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani, on February 13, which resulted in its journey time being reduced by (106 minutes).
Javed Khan, a resident of Jammu and Kashmir, was beaten up at the Taherpur bazar area at around 7 pm on Monday, days after the terrorist attack at Pulwama in Kashmir.
Congress had earlier asked PM Modi to take responsibility on the attacks for failing to act on the intelligence inputs warning of a Jaish-e-Mohammed attack.
The apex court has asked 17 state governments to finish the eviction process by July 12 and directed the Forest Survey of India to submit a satellite image once the encroachers are removed.
The Congress chief also tagged a media report on the Supreme Court holding Anil Ambani, chairman of Reliance Communication (RCom), guilty of contempt of court.
During the hearing, Tharoor moved an application to travel to Bahrain and Qatar. The court directed Delhi police to file a reply on his plea by tomorrow.
The teenager was found roaming the streets of Noida a month ago and was taken to the Sector 39 police station from where police handed her over to a woman’s shelter home. It was during her counselling sessions there that the alleged abuse came to the...
Parafield (Australia), Feb 21: Some times, act of human beings really befuddles us. A pilot from Flight Training Adelaide (FTA), Parafield Airport, South Australia was out for testing a single-propeller aircraft's new engine but it was so monotonous for him that
With less than 100 days left for the ICC World Cup 2019, England showed once again why they are the number one side in the world in ODIs. Eoin Morgan's side chased down a nearly impossible target of 361 to down West Indies. Jason Roy and Joe Root struck hundreds to master the chase after West Indian Chris Gayle had scored 135. Here's more.
The search operation to find the leopard is currently underway. According to a report by Mumbai Mirror, a police official of Vartak Nagar area was quoted saying that the wild cat was spotted in the mall around 5.30 am on Wednesday.
The belated discovery of the mass graves near Syria's Raqqa is the biggest example yet of how the violence IS sowed during the reign of its "caliphate" will be harvested for years to come, diggers and activists said.
Jillani made the solemn pledge as the ad-hoc judge, International Court of Justice (ICJ) top judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf said.
The Indian Army's official handle took to Instagram, writing a post and sharing a video of a long queue of the youth waiting to attend the rally.
The residences and offices of close aides and companies associated with PLFI chief Dinesh Gope were searched for their alleged role in the financing of the PLFI.
ANI reported that Lt Gen DS Hooda (Retd) will prepare the vision paper in consultation with a select group of experts.
The company claims it is planning to make the F/A-18 Super Hornet, which it says will deliver on India’s need for an aircraft carrier and land-based multi-role fighter, under the "Make in India" scheme.
The alert sentry fired aerial shots after observing a suspicious movement at the Nagisharan camp of 34 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) in the district said a police official.
U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday in one of three appearances before U.S. lawmakers next week ahead of reporting to prison in May.Cohen, Trump's longtime fixer who is set to go to prison for three years after pleading guilty to campaign finance and other crimes, will speak to senators behind closed doors, two sources familiar with congressional plans told Reuters.
Former skipper Sourav Ganguly described India as favourites to lift the World Cup, saying the team is in best possible shape to win the quadrennial event which gets underway at England on May 30.
The government has asked state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Oil India Ltd (OIL) to sell out 66 of their small oil and gas fields to private firms as it brought in a new policy to boost domestic production and cut imports, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Thursday.
Underlining the perils attached to PUBG, Yashpal Singh Sisodiya, a Mandsaur MLA, claimed that the game should be banned ahead of the upcoming examinations due to its addictive nature.
The vehicles used by teams were pasted with stickers suggesting pilgrimage bound to Prayagraj Mahakumbh to maintain the confidentiality of the operation.
Kripesh and Sarath Lal, in their early twenties, were waylaid and attacked when they were returning home after attending a function at Periya in Kasaragod district on Sunday night
The rescue operation was adversely affected as Pooh witnessed 4 to 5 inches snowfall whereas more snowfall occurred at Shipki La and its adjoining areas on Wednesday night.
The girl's parents lodged a complaint against the accused following which he was arrested from his Gurugram residence.
Reliance Communications failed to comply with a court order to pay the money by 15 December last year.
One pilot died and two were injured when their jets collided as they practised an aerobatics display.
Heather Knight is ready to lead England in India after a winter of Hurricanes, headbands and being Hartley's human shield in Hobart.
A spokesman of the Interior Ministry said that the decision to ban these groups was taken during a meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC) held at the Prime Minister’s Office on Thursday.
Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said the government will build projects on three rivers to divert water flowing into Pakistan.
The Bahujan Samaj Party will contest 38 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh while the Samajwadi Party would field candidates in 37 constituencies in the upcoming parliamentary polls.
The unusual gift for a visiting foreign dignitary was presented to Mohammad during his first official official visit to Islamabad.
At 8.55 per cent for 2017-18, the interest rate on the provident fund, the EPFO had provided a five-year low rate of returns on the PF deposits. The
Union home ministry has issued order allowing the paramilitary forces deployed in Jammu and Kashmir to take commercial flights.
If an NRI man fails to register his marriage within 30 days of date of marriage, his passport can be impounded or revoked.
In December last year, "Immigration Health Surcharge" was hiked from £ 200 to £ 400 pounds per year.
Sanjay's role is to determine the issues that Lyceum will tackle at their 5 meetings through the year.
"My values center on the growth of our community and the voice of our community," Gurinder Singh Khalsa reiterated.
Indian American Narsan Lingala and his girlfriend Sandya Reddy have been charged with trying to hire a hitman to kill the former's estranged wife.
At least 129 Indian students are in various US detention centres for allegedly participating in “immigration fraud” by enrolling in a fake university run by undercover agents.
Following complaints of abusive messages received by journalists on their mobile phones, the Department of Telecom has asked operators to take action
The number of swine flu cases in Gujarat continue to grow. More than 2,000 people have tested positive for the H1N1 virus since January 1 and 79 perso
Anand Teltumbde is one of several intellectuals accused of plotting against the government. Noam Chomsky, Cornel West and others have rallied to his defense.
Prime Minister Imran Khan denied New Delhi’s claim that his country was involved in the attack, which killed dozens of Indian soldiers.
As newly middle-class Indians flock to Goa’s beaches, residents of the former countercultural enclave worry its laid-back, tolerant vibe will be disrupted by the visitors’ more conservative mores.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi vows “a befitting reply” to the suicide bombing, which killed dozens of Indian soldiers. Pakistan has denied involvement.
The suicide bomb that killed at least 40 soldiers in a convoy of Indian paramilitary forces will likely raise tensions between India and Pakistan.
As flames curled off the roof, guests leapt out of the windows. Preliminary reports indicate the cause was an electrical problem.
Many people blamed police officers for taking bribes from bootleggers to look the other way while dangerous illegal brews were sold openly along roads.
Earlier, NRAI Secretary General DV Seetharama Rao had said when Pakistan shooters will come; they will allow them to participate.
A black US TV actor staged an attack against him which exploited the "pain" of racism in a publicity stunt which sullied the reputation of America's third-largest city, police alleged Thursday.
The world's largest bee -- a giant insect roughly the size of a human thumb -- has been rediscovered in a remote part of Indonesia in its first sighting in nearly 40 years, researchers said Thursday.
A man allegedly involved in more than 113 cases of murder, dacoity and robbery, was arrested in Kapashera following a brief exchange of fire with the police, a senior officer said on Thursday.
The Benelli TRK 502 is priced from Rs. 5 lakh (ex-showroom); which puts in the same vicinity as a number of other offerings between 300-650 cc in the adventure motorcycle segment. While the bike does...
Amid a backlash against Kashmiris in various parts of the country following the terror attack in Pulwama, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today lashed out at both BJP and the...
Seoul, Feb 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India has seen rapid transformation over the last four years and is now seen as the brightest spot in the world. Addressing the Indian community at an event, Modi targeted the previous Congress-led UPA government saying before 2014 India was counted among the "fragile five" economies. "When we assumed power in 2014, India was the 11th largest economy, today it is the fifth largest.
Hyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster opened a photo exhibition, commemorating 10th anniversary of the US Consulate General in Hyderabad, here on Thursday. The 30-photo exhibition at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport chronicles the consulate's activities over the past decade. The photos trace a path, beginning with then US President George W. Bush's visit to Hyderabad in 2006 to the consulate's latest initiatives, including the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit.
The terror attack on Pulwama which killed almost 44 CRPF soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir has created an atmosphere of anger in the entire country. Now India wants a revenge from Pakistan and daku Malkhan Singh is ready for it.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The subject of playing Pakistan in the ICC World Cup is likely to top the agenda when the two-member Supreme Court appointed BCCI Committee of Administrators (CoA) meets here on Friday as calls for boycotting the neighbour in the marquee tournament in the United Kingdom have come from all quarters.
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in China on Thursday on the last leg of his Asia tour that earlier took him to Pakistan and India in an attempt to build ties and clinch deals as the kingdom faces a diplomatic chill in the West following journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder. Upon his arrival at the airport, the Saudi royal was received by China's Deputy Chairman of Advisory and Political Council Khi Li Fung, Saudi Ambassador to China Turki Al-Madi and Chinese Ambassador to the Kingdom Li Huaxin along with several other officials, Saudi Press Agency reported. The Saudi prince is due to meet Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng on Friday, before sitting down with President Xi Jinping in the afternoon, reports say.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) AThe Supreme Court on Thursday appointed its former judge Justice D.K. Jain as BCCI's first Ombudsman for the resolution of disputes arising in the apex cricketing body in the course of administration of its affairs. The top court bench of Justice S.A. Bobde and Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre appointed Justice Jain as Ombudsman after all the lawyers representing different parties agreed on his name out of the six suggested by amicus curiae P.S. Narasimha. "We...appoint...Justice D.K. Jain, a former judge of this court, as the first Ombudsman under Article 40 of Chapter IX of the Constitution of the BCCI framed by this court vide order dated 9.8.2018.
Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday told the Pakistan Army to respond "decisively and comprehensively" to any aggression or misadventure by India amid rising tensions between the two neighbours after a Kashmiri suicide bomber killed 40 CRPF personnel. According to Geo News, Khan issued the directives during a meeting of the National Security Committee which discussed the country's security situation due to heightened tensions with India after the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) claimed the attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama.
Baghpat/New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Continuing its tough stance in the wake of Pulwama terror attack, India on Thursday decided to stop its share of water from the three eastern rivers --the Beas, Ravi and Sutlej -- to Pakistan. "Under the leadership of (Prime Minister Narendra Modi), our government has decided to stop our share of water which used to flow to Pakistan. India's decision comes on top of other actions like withdrawing Most Favoured Nation status to Pakistan and slapping a 200 percent duty on all imports from Pakistan in the wake of the Pulwama suicide bombing that killed 40 CRPF troopers and which was claimed by the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).
Gadkari said the water of these 'Eastern rivers' will be diverted and supplied to Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab.
'The bottom line is that disproportionate losses should be avoided at all cost and terrorists should be denied tactical successes that act as opium for them to become bold to achieve perceived victory.''This is a long war and instead of rushing to achieve quick success, the objective should be not to give any success to the terrorists in terms of casualties and freedom of movement.''Every soldier martyred by terrorists in combat is a moral victory for them,' says Brigadier Narender Kumar (retd).
A top BCCI source said even if a note is sent and the ICC agrees to put it out in front of member boards for a vote, India is unlikely to find any support from other nations.
'Nobody is going to fight India's war.''India has to fight its own war against the rogue State and the evil forces nurtured by it.'
India all-rounder Hardik Pandya has been ruled out of the forthcoming T20I and ODI series against Australia due to lower back stiffness.