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Archive for: September, 2017

Congress against farmers’ welfare: Harish

Hyderabad,  Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao today said only Telangana State was implementing input subsidy scheme and giving 24 hour free power supply to farmers in the country besides waiving of Rs 17,000 crore crop loan. The jealousy Opposition was bent upon creating hurdles to the government efforts which plans to make Telangana free from […]

Singareni workers behind Congress: Shabbir

Hyderabad,  Senior Congress leader and Leader of the Opposition in the Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir claimed that the SCCL workers were in favour of INTUC candidates in the forthcoming Union elections. During his visit to Shanthikhani, Kasipet, Shabbir interacted with thousands of workers in the coal belt area of Bellampalli and Godavarikhani. He said the initiatives taken during the previous YSR […]

Ready for debate on Metro Rail: Talasani

Hyderabad,  Animal Husbandry & Cinematography Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav today lashed out at the Congress leaders for their rhetoric against Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Metro Rail. Addressing the media at Secretariat here today, the minister said the government was ready for an open debate on the Metro Rail Works. The Government did not […]

Yechuri demands GST exemption to petrol

Vijayawada,  Alleging that the Narendra Modi government has increased petrol price by 125 percent while the price of petroleum products was decreased by 80 percent across the globe, CPM general secretary Seetaram Yechuri today demanded that the Centre to exempt GST on petroleum products. Addressing the media here today, Yechuri said the aim of demonetization […]

EC rejects Dinakaran’s plea for time extension

New Delhi,  The Election Commission on Thursday rejected the plea of T.T.V. Dinakaran, leader of a faction of AIADMK, for 15 days’ time to file documents in the “Two Leaves” symbol case and made it clear that hearing will take place on October 6 as scheduled. EC sources said there will be no extension of […]

Halt fare hike, Delhi government tells DMRC

New Delhi,  The Delhi Government on Thursday told the Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC) to hold an impending fare hike till it completes an enquiry on the proposed increase. “Delhi Metro is directed to put on hold any further hike till Delhi government completes its enquiry and forms an opinion on this subject,” Delhi Transport […]

Fotedar dead, Sonia calls him guiding light

Gurugram,  Senior Congress leader Makhan Lal Fotedar, who was a political advisor to Indira Gandhi and was known as a Gandhi family loyalist, passed away here on Thursday. A former Cabinet minister and once called the ‘Chanakya’ of Congress party, Fotedar had been ailing for some time. He was shifted to Medicity Medanta Hospital from […]

HC stays arrest of Pinto family

Chandigarh,  The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday stayed the arrest of the Pinto family, the owners and trustees of Ryan International School. The Pinto family — Augustine F. Pinto, his wife Grace and their son Ryan, had moved the High Court for anticipatory bail in the matter related to the murder of seven-year-old […]

Imam Hussein (AS) mourning ceremony held at Imam Khomeini Husseiniyeh

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei attended a mourning ceremony Wednesday night held to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS). The ceremony was organized at the Imam Khomeini Husseiniyeh (religious center) in Tehran with the participation of senior officials and thousands of mourning people. It was the first night of […]

Saudi warplanes conduct 13 airstrikes against Yemen’s Sa’ada

Saudi military aircraft carried out 13 airstrikes against residential areas in Yemen as the Saudi regime presses ahead with an atrocious military campaign against its crisis-hit southern neighbor. Local sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Saudi fighter jets on Thursday bombarded the district of Baqim in northwestern Sa’ada province with 13 strikes, inflicting major […]

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