India

‘Namaste Trump’, toppling MP govt delayed lockdown: Opposition


By The SATimes News Service New Delhi: Participating in the discussion in the Rajya Sabha on the Covid-19 situation, the opposition alleged that the imposition of the nationwide lockdown was delayed because of the 'Namaste Trump' event and to bring down the elected government in Madhya Pradesh. DMK MP Tiruchi Siva said during the discussion that...

Tatas win bid to construct new Parliament building


By The SATimes News Service New Delhi: Construction major Tata Projects has won the bid to erect the federal Parliament's new building in place of the colonial-era structure here in the national capital. As per the available information, Tata Projects bid an amount of Rs 861.9 crore. According to a company spokesperson, "We have emerged as...

Excited to see Boult, Bumrah operate with new ball: Gambhir

Post Date: September 17, 2020

By The SATimes News Service New Delhi: Mumbai Indians' balance and depth along with the Jasprit Bumrah-Trent Boult fast bowling pair make them favourites to beat Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL), says former India batsman Gautam Gambhir. The two teams meet in a repeat of the 2019...

Hope IPL 13 will infuse positivity among millions: Gavaskar


By The SATimes News Service New Delhi: Former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar is hoping that the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will infuse positive energy into the lives of millions of people amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. IPL 2020 was initially scheduled to take place in March but was indefinitely postponed following the...

India walks out of SCO meet after Pak shows ‘fictitious map’


By The SATimes News Service New Delhi: India walked out of a meeting of National Security Advisers (NSA) of member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) after Pakistan projected a "fictitious" map showing Indian territories as part of Pakistan. NSA Ajit Doval walked out of the conference to protest what India called "blatant disregard to the...

Politics by blackmail: Eulalie syndrome in Indian public life


By The SATimes News Service By Saeed Naqvi If the Gandhi trio stirred themselves into action as a serious opposition, is there a possibility that they would end up in jail? If they were spared despite this affront, it would imply that the Modi outfit has come to the conclusion that the Gandhis are now totally...

Indian Army holding China from heights along Pangong Tso lake


By The SATimes News Service New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar was scheduled to hold talks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Moscow Thursday, the Ministry of External Affairs(MEA) announced. The talks between the two foreign ministers are taking place against the backdrop of a massive spike in border tensions in eastern Ladakh triggered by...

Rafales inducted into IAF’s Golden Arrows squadron


By The SATimes News Service New Delhi: The 5 Rafale aircraft which arrived on July 27 at Ambala Air Force Station were inducted into the Indian Air Force’s 17 Squadron ‘Golden Arrows’ on Thursday. Defence minister Rajnath Singh presented an induction scroll to Group Captain Harkeerat Singh, the Commanding Officer of the 17 Squadron, thus formally completing...

Kangana gets IMPPA support against BMC demolition drive

Post Date: September 10, 2020

By The SATimes News Service Mumbai: In a show of solidarity with Kangana Ranaut, IMPPA, the association of film producers in India, has condemned the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for its demolition drive at the office building of the actress. In a statement issued to the media on Thursday, the Indian Motion Picture Producers' Association (IMPPA)...