China again blocked an initiative to tag Jaish-e Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist” by the United Nations Security Council. Beijing’s move on Wednesday came as the Security Council was to take up a resolution on the matter, days after the February 14 Jaish attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama in which 40 soldiers died. The resolution, say sources, was backed by unprecedented number of countries going into the “double digits”. India said it was “disappointed by this outcome”.
The popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the satisfaction level of the people with his government soared while Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s rise on rating chart crashed after the aerial strike on terror camps in Pakistan, according to the findings of the opinion poll.
Fifty-one per cent of the respondents interviewed on March 7 said they were very satisfied with the working of the Central government compared to 36 per cent on January 1. The net approval rating (which calculates the number of approvers minus the disapprovers) has risen to an all-time high of 62 per cent on March 7, almost doubling from 32 per cent at the start of the year.
BENGALURU: Former Karnataka ChiefMinister S M Krishna on Monday said he believes that Narendra Modi becoming the Prime Minister once again was “inevitable”.
The former external affairs minister also said he would campaign for the BJP in Karnataka in the Lok Sabha polls to ensure that more number of party candidates win from the state and Modi becomes Prime Minister once again.
“I believe in the principle that Narendra Modi becoming the Prime Minister of this country once again is inevitable,” Krishna said.
The elections will start on April 11 and continue till May 19. The counting will be held on May 23. The polls will be held in 7-phases.
Photo voter slip shall be used for guidance but not as proof of identity at polling stations.
The Model Code of Conduct (MCC) comes into effect from today itself in the entire country. Any violation will be dealt with in the strictest manner.
In what could be its last cabinet meeting ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Modi government on Thursday approved a raft of decisions such as setting up 50 Kendriya Vidyalayas, a push to infrastructure and power projects and expanding health insurance benefits to ex-servicemen.
Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again slammed the opposition as several parties demanded details…
New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday announced the names of six of the seven Lok Sabha constituencies in the national capital. The party ruled out any alliance with the Congress.
Pakistan Military intelligence (MI) and ISI may be planning to carry out another conspiracy against Indian Army jawans, according to intelligence sources.
Chatter floated by a Pakistani number claims that the Pakistani MI and ISI agents operating in Kashmir are planning to “mix poison” in ration stocks of security forces deployed in the Valley.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called Prime Minister Narendra Modi late Thursday amid reports that Russia had made an offer to mediate between India and Pakistan to defuse rising tensions between the two neighbours.
NEW DELHI: Masood Azhar is “very unwell”: Pak foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Mr Qureshi…