Raj Thackeray urges to protect pre-historic Petroglyphs, opposes refinery plan

Raj Thackeray urges to protect pre-historic Petroglyphs, opposes refinery plan

[ad_1] Ratnagiri: Adopting a significant stance, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray on Saturday batted for tourism while opposing the proposed Ratnagiri Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd (RRPCL) project coming up in this picturesque region where prehistoric Petroglyphs were discovered. Addressing a public meeting here, Raj Thackeray said the Petroglyphs found here are still being … Read more

NIA Opposes Separatist Leader’s Bail Plea In Terror Funding Case

[ad_1] SRINAGAR: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has opposed the bail plea of separatist leader Nayeem Ahmad Khan in a case related to alleged terror funding under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) before the Delhi High Court. Khan has been in judicial custody since August 14, 2017, and has been accused by the NIA … Read more

China opposes Amit Shah’s visit days after renaming 11 places in Arunachal Pradesh

China opposes Amit Shah’s visit days after renaming 11 places in Arunachal Pradesh

[ad_1] Beijing: China on Monday criticised Home Minister Amit Shah’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, stating that it violated Chinese sovereignty over the area, a claim outrightly dismissed by India. Home Minister Shah on Monday launched Vibrant Villages Programme’ from Kibithoo, the border village of Arunachal Pradesh and India’s easternmost place. “Zangnan, (the Chinese name for … Read more

BJP opposes SC status for Dalit Christians, says ‘real’ Dalits will lose out

BJP opposes SC status for Dalit Christians, says ‘real’ Dalits will lose out

[ad_1] Andhra Pradesh BJP President Somu Veerraju Andhra Pradesh BJP president Somu Veerraju chastised the YSRCP-led state administration for passing a motion in the state Legislature requesting the Centre to modify the Constitution to grant Schedule Caste status to SCs who converted to Christianity. Veerraju urged that the YSRC administration rescind the resolution, claiming that … Read more

AIADMK opposes Tamil Nadu CM’s remark on ‘honour killing’ accused

AIADMK opposes Tamil Nadu CM’s remark on ‘honour killing’ accused

[ad_1] Chennai: The main opposition in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly, AIADMK, on Thursday strongly objected to a point made by Chief Minister M K Stalin while explaining the police action following the murder of a young man, in a case of alleged honour killing. After Leader of the Opposition Edappadi K Palaniswami raised the … Read more

Gujarat univ cancels seminar after ABVP opposes participation by Jamia prof

Gujarat univ cancels seminar after ABVP opposes participation by Jamia prof

[ad_1] Vadodara: The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (MSU) here on Wednesday cancelled a seminar after members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) objected to the participation by a professor from Jamia Millia Islamia university. Zubair Meenai, the professor, is “a communist and known for making anti-India comments,” claimed a leader of the ABVP, … Read more

Centre opposes same-sex marriage, says, ‘Can’t be compared to Indian family concept..’

Centre opposes same-sex marriage, says, ‘Can’t be compared to Indian family concept..’

[ad_1] Representative Image The Central government on Sunday opposed pleas in the Supreme Court over the recognition of same-sex marriage. In a counter affidavit over the pleas, the Centre stated that decriminalising Section 377 IPC “cannot give rise to a claim to seek recognition for same-sex marriage”. One petition, among the batch seeking the right … Read more

China slams Quad meeting held in New Delhi; opposes ‘exclusionary blocs’

China slams Quad meeting held in New Delhi; opposes ‘exclusionary blocs’

[ad_1] Beijing: China on Friday renewed its criticism of the Quad grouping comprising the US, India, Australia and Japan, saying that state-to-state cooperation should be consistent with the trend of peace and development, rather than putting up “exclusionary blocs.” The Quad foreign ministers carried out a comprehensive review of the situation in the Indo-Pacific at … Read more

MP: Congress opposes move to go digital in Assembly; returns iPads

MP: Congress opposes move to go digital in Assembly; returns iPads

[ad_1] Bhopal: The opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday opposed the introduction of a digitalised system in the Assembly during the ongoing Budget Session with all legislators being provided iPads, citing various reasons. Senior Congress leaders including the party’s Madhya Pradesh unit chief Kamal Nath and Leader of Opposition Govind Singh have returned their … Read more

NIA accuses Navlakha of links with ISI agent in US, opposes bail plea

NIA accuses Navlakha of links with ISI agent in US, opposes bail plea

[ad_1] Mumbai: Activist Gautam Navlakha, arrested in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, had connections with a Pakistani ISI agent arrested in the US, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has told the Bombay High Court while opposing his bail application. The agency, in its affidavit filed in response to Navlakha’s plea, also claimed that he had … Read more