SC-appointed panel calls for tough action for ‘Delhi Air Polution’


Taking stock of the air pollution in Delhi and the neighbouring states, the Supreme Court appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority (EPCA) on Friday asked authorities to immediately enforce the graded response action under “very poor” category for Delhi and “moderate poor” for NCR. “Air quality More...

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By Kuldeep Chhetri On Friday, January 20th, 2017

Dissent in BJP over tickets to ‘outsiders’ grows louder in Uttar pradesh, Uttarakhand

There are rumblings of protest that seem to be growing louder in the BJP’s UP and Uttarakhand units after declaration of the first list of candidates for the 2017 polls. The party which had welcomed turncoats More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

US former President Obama calls PM Modi as he readies to sign off

US Former President Barack Obama spoke with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday as he called world leaders he worked closely with over his years in the White House… Obama and Modi had developed what More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Pak must walk away from terror for talks with India: PM

In a clear message amidst the chill in bilateral ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked Pakistan to walk away from terror if it wants to have dialogue with India. “But, India alone cannot walk the More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Old warrior Mulayam Singh Yadav left with very little options

Defeated by his son, veteran Samajwadi leader Mulayam Singh Yadav has very limited options left. Will he bow down before Akhilesh and end his illustrious political career as a defeated general? Or, he still has More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, January 16th, 2017

Group led by Akhilesh is SP, entitled to ‘Bicycle’ symbol: EC

In a major boost to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, the Election Commission today recognised the faction headed by him as the Samajwadi Party and alloted the reserved symbol ‘Bicycle’ to More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Monday, January 16th, 2017

After Jayalalithaa’s death senses opportunity in Tamil Nadu by BJP

Though its immediate post-Jayalalithaa objective is to prop up the AIADMK government, BJP sees a chance to spread wings in Tamil Nadu after the passing of Amma and the decline of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi. A change More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Technical snag shuts down Lucknow Airport

The flight operations at the Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport in Uttar Pradesh were suspended yesterday after a radar facilitating take-off and landing of aircrafts developed a technical snag, officials said. It affected More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Will probe if Praveen Bakshi complains of conspiracy, says Army chief Bipin Rawat

Army chief General Bipin Rawat said prompt action would be taken if Lieutenant General Praveen Bakshi, who cut short his prolonged leave on Friday to resume duties as the Eastern Army Command (EAC) chief, formally More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Friday, January 13th, 2017

Novelty and rebellion factors make Akhilesh Yadav a front-runner UP Election 2017

That the Indian voter falls for the novelty factor especially when it’s coupled with rebellion is a well-settled issue. There needn’t be any further debate over it. Recent history is replete with relevant examples. More...