India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test: Kyle Jamieson takes five as New Zealand take charge on Day 1 in Christchurch

India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test: Kyle Jamieson takes five as New Zealand take charge on Day 1 in Christchurch

CHRISTCHURCH: Indian batsmen showed intent but their reckless shot selection took them only as far as 242 on an eventful opening day of the second Test against New Zealand on Saturday. SCORECARD | BLOGPrithvi Shaw (54) and Cheteshwar Pujara (54) hit contrasting half-centuries to take the fight to the rival camp. However, Hanuma Vihari’s (55…

Ensuring justice reach all priority of govt: PM Modi

Ensuring justice reach all priority of govt: PM Modi

ALLAHABAD: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said ensuring that all citizens get benefit and justice is the government’s responsibility and also the base of ‘sabka saath, sabka vikas and sabka vishwas.’ Addressing a public meeting at Samajik Sahakarita Shivir, after distributing assistive devices among Divyangjan and senior citizens, Modi said serving 130 crore people…

Kanhaiya Kumar ‘thanks’ AAP govt for allowing Delhi Police to prosecute him in 2016 JNU sedition case; says ‘ensure speedy trial’

Kanhaiya Kumar ‘thanks’ AAP govt for allowing Delhi Police to prosecute him in 2016 JNU sedition case; says ‘ensure speedy trial’

On 14 January, the police had filed a charge sheet against Kumar and others The sedition case is also against former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya AAP MLA and spokesperson Raghav Chadha said the Law Department of the Delhi government has given its opinion on this matter to the Home…

India ‘observes’ as US, Taliban set to sign deal

India ‘observes’ as US, Taliban set to sign deal

NEW DELHI: In Doha, Qatar, today (February 29) the Taliban and the US are expected to formally sign a peace deal after nearly 17 months of negotiations, clearing the path for Washington to reduce the number of troops in Afghanistan and end the 18-year-long war there. Why Doha? The Taliban holds an office in the…

NIA makes first arrest in Pulwama case

NIA makes first arrest in Pulwama case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is said to have made a breakthrough in the Pulwama terror attack case, with the arrest of a 22-year-old furniture shop owner in south Kashmir. Forty CRPF jawans were killed in the suicide attack on February 14, 2019.The NIA said Magrey, a resident of Kakapora in Pulwama, is an overground…

‘Kapil Mishra does not deserve to be called DSSW alumnus’: Students union disavows BJP leader over alleged role in Delhi violence

‘Kapil Mishra does not deserve to be called DSSW alumnus’: Students union disavows BJP leader over alleged role in Delhi violence

BJP leader Kapil Mishra remains at the eye of the controversy surrounding what spurred riots in the National Capital even as things appear to have calmed down in the sensitive North East district of Delhi. Mishra, in the spotlight for his incendiary remarks calling for forceful removal of citizenship law protesters last week after which…

Rioters murder IB staffer, dump his body in a drain

Rioters murder IB staffer, dump his body in a drain

A day after a 26-year-old security assistant with the Intelligence Bureau (IB) was allegedly captured by an anti-CAA mob near his home in Khajuri Khas, authorities on Wednesday fished out his body from a clogged drain nearby on being informed by some local women that the rioters had dumped some bodies in it.The body of…

ED secures two convictions in terror financing case linked to Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh

ED secures two convictions in terror financing case linked to Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh

Representational image.   Quantum of sentence will be decided on March 17, says official The Enforcement Directorate has secured the conviction of an Indian and a Bangladeshi national in a case of terror financing linked to Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB). The agency said Rahamatulla was a senior JMB leader. The second convict was identified as Mohammed…

COVID-19: New Zealand confirms first case

COVID-19: New Zealand confirms first case

This handout illustration image obtained on February 27, 2020 courtesy of the National Institutes of Health taken with a scanning electron microscope shows SARS-CoV-2 (round blue objects) emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. SARS-CoV-2, also known as 2019-nCoV, is the virus that causes COVID-19. The virus shown was isolated from a…

DoT working on 3 options for telco bailout

DoT working on 3 options for telco bailout

DoT is working on at least three options to defer the Rs 1.47 lakh crore adjusted gross revenue (AGR) liabilit…Read MoreNEW DELHI: The telecom department is working on at least three options to defer the Rs 1.47 lakh crore adjusted gross revenue (AGR) liability of telecom companies, including proposals to let the operators pay around…

Coronavirus live updates: Toll mounts to 2,788 in China

Coronavirus live updates:  Toll mounts to 2,788 in China

55,785 screened for coronavirus at Mumbai airport so farThe Maharashtra health department said on Thursday that a total of 55,785 travelers have been screened for possible novel coronavirus infection at the Mumbai international airport so far. Passengers arriving from 12 Covid-19 affected countries/regions — China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Nepal, Indonesia, Vietnam,…

Develop ‘better understanding’ before jumping to conclusions: India to UN rights body

Develop ‘better understanding’ before jumping to conclusions: India to UN rights body

People leave their houses following clashes over the new citizenship law in northeast Delhi. (File photo/Repre…Read MoreGENEVA: India on Thursday “encouraged” the UN’s human rights body to develop a “better understanding and appreciation” of the freedoms and rights that are guaranteed and protected in a vibrant democracy like India before coming to any conclusions on…

Delhi violence: India slams ‘misleading, irresponsible’ remarks by international bodies

Delhi violence: India slams ‘misleading, irresponsible’ remarks by international bodies

NEW DELHI: India on Thursday hit out at the “inaccurate, misleading and irresponsible” remarks made by some foreign agencies and individuals on the Delhi violence that has claimed at least 34 lives so far. Reacting strongly to the comments made by Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), ministry of external affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, “The…

AAP’s Tahir Hussain booked in IB man’s murder case; Delhi toll at 38: Top developments

AAP’s Tahir Hussain booked in IB man’s murder case; Delhi toll at 38: Top developments

Communal violence at Chand Bagh, Delhi.NEW DELHI: Communal violence in northeast district of Delhi claimed 38 lives with the police saying the situation is normal and no incident of violence took place today. The clashes had started on Saturday over the contentious citizenship law. Affected areas of northeast Delhi include Jafrabad, Chand Bagh, Maujpur, Bhajanpura,…

Chandrababu Naidu taken into preventive detention

Chandrababu Naidu taken into preventive detention

TDP president Chandrababu Naidu being taken into custody at Visakhapatnam Airport.   | Photo Credit: K.R. Deepak There was high tension since early in the morning. TDP president and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu was taken into custody under preventive detention at Visakhapatnam Airport, here on Thursday. He was served notice…

Angered by Democrat leader’s criticism, BJP leader threatens party will ‘play a role’ in U.S. elections, then deletes tweet

Angered by Democrat leader’s criticism, BJP leader threatens party will ‘play a role’ in U.S. elections, then deletes tweet

In a strong response to criticism from U.S. Democrat leader Bernie Sanders, a senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader threatened that the ruling party would be “compelled” to wade into U.S. Presidential elections. The tweet, which was later deleted without further comment, threatens to pit the ruling party against the opposition Democrats in the upcoming election,…

Delhi violence live updates: Congress urges President to call for removal of home minister Amit Shah

Delhi violence live updates: Congress urges President to call for removal of home minister Amit Shah

TIMES OF INDIATHE TIMES OF INDIA | Feb 27, 2020, 14:05:28 ISTSporadic violence was reported from riot-hit areas in northeast Delhi, even as an eerie calm prevailed across the neighbourhoods in Jaffarabad, Maujpur, Chandbagh, Gokulpuri and surrounding areas, with the death toll reaching 34 on Thursday. Stay with us for all the live updatesSituation in…

Delhi violence | In darkness, a ray of humanity

Delhi violence | In darkness, a ray of humanity

Hindu neighbours in Shiv Vihar risk life to shelter fleeing Muslim families A couple of Hindu households in north-east Delhi’s Shiv Vihar area offered shelter to 20 members of two Muslim families when mobs went on the rampage targeting people and establishments belonging to the minority community.The families fled their homes on Tuesday and were…

Sex and power: On Harvey Weinstein conviction

Sex and power: On Harvey Weinstein conviction

Weinstein’s conviction is a vindication of the #MeToo movement around the world Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been convicted of two felony sex crimes and potentially faces 29 years in prison. His New York courtroom trial, during which six women testified that he assaulted them, was a touchstone for the global #MeToo movement and…

Amit Shah acted swiftly to curb violence: govt.

Amit Shah acted swiftly to curb violence: govt.

First-hand account: National Security Adviser Ajit Doval interacts with the residents of Maujpur, New Delhi.   His Cabinet colleagues rally round him, accuse Sonia of playing “dirty party politics”. On a day when Congress president Sonia Gandhi called for the resignation of Union Home Minister Amit Shah over the violence that left 20 dead in…

Assam at the centre of fresh border row

Assam at the centre of fresh border row

Long dispute: People stage protests in Imphal demanding the imposition of the Inner Line Permit System in 2016. File   Mizoram seeks revision of boundary Assam is at the centre of a fresh inter-State border row in the northeastern region.The Mizoram government has sought the revision of the boundary with Assam, based on the Bengal…

Delhi violence | Death toll rises to 27

Delhi violence | Death toll rises to 27

The death toll in Delhi’s worst-ever communal violence since 1984 rose to 27, with 14 more persons succumbing to injuries sustained in clashes that began over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act on Sunday evening.After four days, both the Centre and the Delhi government swung into action, with National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and Chief Minister Arvind…

SC bar body censures judge for praising PM

SC bar body censures judge for praising PM

Justice Arun Mishra had described Modi as an “internationally acclaimed visionary” and a “versatile genius who…Read MoreNEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) on Wednesday condemned Justice Arun Mishra’s praise for PM Narendra Modi at a recent conference and called on apex court judges to maintain judicial independence by refraining from making such statements…

Toll soars to 27 even as violence ebbs

Toll soars to 27 even as violence ebbs

Smoke rises from charred buildings at Gokulpuri tyre market of northeast Delh (PTI photo)NEW DELHI: The toll in the riots in north-east Delhi climbed to 27 on Wednesday even as the area limped towards normalcy with no major incident of violence reported through the day. The latest victim was a young Intelligence Bureau official, Ankit…

Delhi violence live updates: Death toll rises to 27

Delhi violence live updates: Death toll rises to 27

TIMES OF INDIATHE TIMES OF INDIA | Feb 27, 2020, 02:56:05 ISTSecurity personnel, including paramilitary forces, conducted flag marches in riot-hit areas of Chand Bagh, Jaffrabad, Bhajanpura, Yamuna Vihar and Maujpur on Wednesday as tension simmered in the wake of the communal strife that claimed 27 lives. Meanwhile, CBSE postponed Class 12 English exam scheduled…

Bill to make Marathi must in schools in Assembly on Feb 27: Maharashtra Education Minister

Bill to make Marathi must in schools in Assembly on Feb 27: Maharashtra Education Minister

“The government has also studied the pattern being followed in Southern states in teaching local languages in their schools.”   | Photo Credit: Vibhav Birwatkar Varsha Gaikwad that the government had conducted meetings with representatives of different boards and they had agreed on this The Maharashtra government will bring a Bill in the State legislative…

Delhi violence: Sonia Gandhi demands Amit Shah’s resignation, Congress to submit memorandum to President

Delhi violence: Sonia Gandhi demands Amit Shah’s resignation, Congress to submit memorandum to President

Congress president Sonia Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh, and former Defence Minister A.K. Antony addressing a news conference after Congress Working Committee meeting at AICC HQ in New Delhi on Wednesday.   | Photo Credit: Shiv Kumar Pushpakar “Where was the Home Minister and what was he doing since last Sunday?,” asks Congress president Congress…

Delhi violence: Sonia Gandhi demands resignation of Amit Shah

Delhi violence: Sonia Gandhi demands resignation of Amit Shah

NEW DELHI: Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said that the Union government is responsible for the prevailing violent situation in Delhi and demanded the resignation of home minister. Without naming Amit Shah, Sonia Gandhi said: “The Union home minister must take responsibility for violence in Delhi and should resign”. Sonia said that a…

21 Killed In Delhi Clashes, Top Cabinet Security Body Meets: 10 Points

21 Killed In Delhi Clashes, Top Cabinet Security Body Meets: 10 Points

Northeast Delhi continues to remain tense after Tuesday’s unprecedented violence.HighlightsOver 150 people have been injured in the clashes The violence-hit areas continued to remain tense this morning Late last night, NSA Ajit Doval visited violence-hit areasNew Delhi: The number of deaths in the unprecedented violence in Delhi since Sunday has risen to 21. Stone-throwing between…

Delhi sees third day of deadly religious riots

Delhi sees third day of deadly religious riots

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionInside Delhi’s night of horrorDelhi remains on edge after the third consecutive night of rioting, with reports of Muslim homes and shops being targeted by violent mobs. Twenty people have been killed so far in the deadliest violence the Indian capital has seen in decades. The clashes…

Namaste Trump event, day 2: Highlights | News

Namaste Trump event, day 2: Highlights | News

Feb 25, 2020, 08:22PM ISTSource: TOI.inOn the second day of the ‘Namaste Trump’ event, US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. Earlier, President Trump and First Lady received a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Later, PM Modi and President Trump held bilateral talks at Hyderabad House.…

A test of governance: On Delhi violence

A test of governance: On Delhi violence

The police must clamp down on the communal violence in Delhi Communal violence in parts of Delhi, an earshot away from the nerve centre of the government of India, has claimed 13 lives and left over 150 injured. Mobs of pro-CAA demonstrators and anti-CAA protesters wielding sticks and weapons have taken over parts of the…

Crisis in Malaysia: On Mahathir Mohamad resignation

Crisis in Malaysia: On Mahathir Mohamad resignation

A power-hungry Mahathir has pushed Malaysia toward political instability The abrupt resignation of Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday has triggered the first major political crisis in the country since the 2018 general election and could upturn the reform process initiated by the coalition government. Though the nonagenarian leader has not said why he…

Trump renews offer to mediate on Kashmir, but skirts CAA

Trump renews offer to mediate on Kashmir, but skirts CAA

India and the United States on Tuesday strengthened their partnership with agreements on healthcare and energy, and issued a joint statement that designated the two countries as “Comprehensive Global Strategic partners”.The statement followed bilateral talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Donald Trump, during which the later renewed his offer to mediate between…

Asian elephants modulate their vocalisations when disturbed, reveals study

Asian elephants modulate their vocalisations when disturbed, reveals study

A recent study by scientists of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru has revealed fresh insights into the behaviour of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus). Their findings show that Asian elephants modulate their vocalisations when disturbed. The paper titled ‘Asian elephants modulate their vocalisations when disturbed’, which was published in February 2020 in the international…

Donald Trump on CAA, trade deal and Kashmir: Highlights of US President’s press conference

Donald Trump on CAA, trade deal and Kashmir: Highlights of US President’s press conference

NEW DELHI: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday interacted with the media and responded to questions ranging from citizenship law to Kashmir and trade deal. Addressing a press conference, Trump described PM Modi as a “terrific” leader and India as a “tremendous country”. Here are his reactions on different issues: On religious freedomThe US President…

Violent clashes in Delhi continue on Tuesday: Key points

Violent clashes in Delhi continue on Tuesday: Key points

NEW DELHI: Unrest continued in northeast parts of Delhi on Tuesday resulting in death of seven people, including a head constable of Delhi Police. The violence that started Sunday evening has thrown politicians and officials into action while social media imitated the frenzy on streets. The string of violence started after protesters against the 2019…

Delhi violence live updates: All possible steps will be taken to restore peace, says Kejriwal after meeting Shah

Delhi violence live updates: All possible steps will be taken to restore peace, says Kejriwal after meeting Shah

Violence continued for the third consecutive day in several parts of northeast Delhi, especially Maujpur, Brahampuri and other adjoining areas.A police head constable was among those killed in the violence that took a communal colour and spread to other parts of northeast Delhi on Monday as organised groups attacked each other, setting shops and vehicles…

Love will be in the air at Prez dinner today

Love will be in the air at Prez dinner today

PM Narendra Modi with USA President Donald Trump at Sardar Patel Motera Cricket stadium during Namaste Trump e…Read MoreNEW DELHI: When US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump sit down to a ceremonial dinner at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday evening, the hors d’oeuvres will be brought out to the strains of Eric Clapton’s…

Modi is a tough negotiator, says Trump

Modi is a tough negotiator, says Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump being greeted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Ahmedabad airport on February 24, 2020.   | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement “We will seal defence deals worth $3 billion on Tuesday,” said Mr. Trump. U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania on Monday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Sabarmati…

Shaheen Bagh protests: Court-appointed interlocutors file report in sealed cover in SC

Shaheen Bagh protests: Court-appointed interlocutors file report in sealed cover in SC

The Supreme Court-appointed interlocutors on Monday handed over a report of their four-day endeavour to coax Shaheen Bagh protesters to shift their agitation against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) to an alternative site, conveniently out of the way of traffic and public movement.A Bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and K.M. Joseph took the yellow-enveloped…

Malaysian PM Mahathir submits resignation

Malaysian PM Mahathir submits resignation

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, at 94 the world’s oldest leader, submitted his resignation to the king on Monday, his office said, after a bid by his political partners to bring down the government.Dr. Mahathir “has sent a resignation letter as prime minister of Malaysia”, said a statement from his office.Malaysian politics was in turmoil…

NIA conducts searches in multiple places in Tamil Nadu

NIA conducts searches in multiple places in Tamil Nadu

The NIA investigators gathering information during the search in the house of Mohideen Fatima in Kaayalpattinam in thoothukudi district on Monday.   | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement The National Investigation Agency (NIA) are conducting searches at various places across Tamil Nadu, including Chennai.Sources told The Hindu the premier agency was conducting raids on the premises…

Fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari brought to Bengaluru from Senegal

Fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari brought to Bengaluru from Senegal

PTI | Updated: Feb 24, 2020, 08:15 IST Ravi Pujari (wearing white cap), accused of committing serious offences including murder and extortion, reaches Kempegowda International Airport: ANIBENGALURU: Fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari who is wanted in many heinous crimes, including murder and extortion, was brought in the early hours of Monday from Senegal via France to…

Assam to conduct survey of ‘indigenous’ Muslims: Experts term move divisive, say classification is undemocratic, unconstitutional

Assam to conduct survey of ‘indigenous’ Muslims: Experts term move divisive, say classification is undemocratic, unconstitutional

The final Assam NRC list had left out 1.9 million people and made them potentially stateless. The Assam government put forward the idea of a socio-economic census of indigenous Muslims of Assam, except that it decided to drop the term Khilonjiya (indigenous) from the census. The socio-economic census that excludes many Muslim communities increases fears…

Daredevil who wanted to prove earth is flat dies in crash of his homemade rocket in California

Daredevil who wanted to prove earth is flat dies in crash of his homemade rocket in California

LOS ANGELES: “Mad Mike” Hughes, a self-styled explorer and daredevil bent on proving that the earth is flat was killed over the weekend when his homemade rocket crashed in the California desert over the weekend. “Michael ‘Mad Mike’ Hughes tragically passed away today during an attempt to launch his homemade rocket,” the Science Channel, which…

Justice Arun Mishra draws flak for praising Prime Minister

Justice Arun Mishra draws flak for praising Prime Minister

Concern over judicial impartiality Several retired judges, senior lawyers and politicians have been sharply critical of sitting Supreme Court Judge Arun Mishra’s remarks at an event on Saturday, describing Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an “internationally acclaimed visionary” and a “versatile genius.” Terming his remarks sychophantic, atrocious and a threat to the independence of the…

The Huddle 2020 | Only a “a microscopic minority” protesting against CAA: BJP MP Tejaswi Surya

The Huddle 2020 | Only a “a microscopic minority” protesting against CAA: BJP MP Tejaswi Surya

Ritesh Pandey, Tejasvi Surya and Nivedith Alva in conversation with Palki Sharma, Executive Editor, WION.   | Photo Credit: K. Murali Kumar The majority gave political capital to “fix civilisational problems” like Article 370, he says BJP MP Tejaswi Surya termed the sedition law “a hangover of Victorian morality” like blasphemy and adultery laws and…

The Huddle 2020 | Rise of strongmen changing conduct of foreign policy across nations, says Nirupama Rao

The Huddle 2020 | Rise of strongmen changing conduct of foreign policy across nations, says Nirupama Rao

The rise of strongmen leaders in democracies not only challenges their domestic institutions but is also changing the way nations conduct foreign policy, former Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, said.Speaking on Sunday at The Huddle, the annual thought conclave of The Hindu in Bengaluru, Ms. Rao said: “In foreign policy, muscularity has a certain premium today.…

The Huddle 2020 | Regional integration pegged to SAARC revival, says Ranil Wickremesinghe

The Huddle 2020 | Regional integration pegged to SAARC revival, says Ranil Wickremesinghe

Successful regional integration — both economic and security — depends on the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) becoming fully functional at the highest levels, Sri Lanka’s former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.Emphasising the need for countries in the region to link up both strategically and economically, Mr. Wickremesinghe said the postponement of the…

Why India may be Donald’s trump card

Why India may be Donald’s trump card

The US pivot to Asia has been almost a decade in the making. But for the past two decades, the more significant development has been the Indian pivot to the US. This change of direction, after almost half a century of “tilt” towards Russia, has meant that on a geopolitical level, India is quietly reorienting…

1.3 bn Indians wholeheartedly welcomed critical judicial verdicts despite apprehensions: PM Modi

1.3 bn Indians wholeheartedly welcomed critical judicial verdicts despite apprehensions: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said “1.3 billion Indians” have disregarded apprehensions and “wholeheartedly” accepted recent critical judicial verdicts which were subjects of global discussion. Speaking at the inaugural function of the International Judicial Conference 2020 – ‘Judiciary and the Changing World’ at the Supreme Court, Modi spoke about recent crucial judgements, in…

The Huddle 2020 | Govt. should resume talks with Pakistan, says M.K. Narayanan

The Huddle 2020 | Govt. should resume talks with Pakistan, says M.K. Narayanan

India needs to reopen a dialogue with Pakistan, former National Security Advisor M.K. Narayanan said on Saturday while also advocating the resumption of political engagement by the Modi government with leaders in Jammu and Kashmir.Speaking at The Hindu’s thought conclave The Huddle in Bengaluru, Mr. Narayanan said the government is “running out of time diplomatically”…

I, as a voter, protest

I, as a voter, protest

On Facebook recently, a friend posted a letter written by her father. My friend’s father, M.V., had moved from India to Britain in the late 1930s, just before the start of World War II. After the war, M.V. stayed on in London working in the Indian High Commission. The image on Facebook is a copy…

Govt summons urgent meeting on telco relief

Govt summons urgent meeting on telco relief

Representational photo.NEW DELHI: The government has called an emergency meeting on Sunday, including key officials from the telecom and finance ministries and Niti Aayog, as efforts to come up with a bailout for the beleaguered telecom sector gathers pace. The process is being closely monitored by the PMO amidst heightened concerns over the fate of…

India has fully accepted critical verdicts: Modi

India has fully accepted critical verdicts: Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday highlighted India’s civilisational belief in the rule of law and said this core value cleared the way for the “wholehearted acceptance” of recent critical judicial verdicts. “In recent times, there have been some critical judgments and decisions which have been the subject of global discussion. Before these…

Modi a versatile genius who thinks globally and acts locally: Justice Arun Mishra

Modi a versatile genius who thinks globally and acts locally: Justice Arun Mishra

Supreme Court judge Arun Mishra described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an “internationally acclaimed visionary” at a public forum on Saturday. He commended the “versatile genius” of Mr. Modi to “think globally and act locally”.Justice Mishra, one of the first five senior-most judges of the Supreme Court, twice heaped praises on Mr. Modi while delivering…