BJP launches official social media handles in J&K

Party wishes to “engage the young people by letting them know that we believe in them and more importantly we need them”. BJP general secretary and Jammu and Kashmir in-charge Tarun Chugh on Tuesday launched official social media handles of the party’s unit in the Union Territory. Launching the Twitter handle, and Instagram and Facebook […]


‘Killer roads’ and why the BRO is trending in Arunachal panchayat polls

People of Longding district’s Khakam block bordering Myanmar decide to boycott polls unless road construction is entrusted to the Border Roads Organisation The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) found itself dragged into the panchayat elections to be held in Arunachal Pradesh on December 22. The people of Khakam block in the State’s Longing district bordering Myanmar […]


Bharath Bandh: Mixed response in Kalyana Karnataka

The Bharat Bandh call given by farmers’ organisations for the repeal of three recently enacted farm legislations received a mixed response in Kalyana Karnataka. Kalaburagi city, however, showed better solidarity with the agitating farmers by effectively observing the bandh. APMC market yards across the region remain closed. Other business establishments partially closed. Public transport was […]

International National

Nations must address barriers against access to affordable medicines, new technologies: India at UN

The 193-member General Assembly decided by consensus to proclaim December 27 as the ‘International Day of Epidemic Preparedness’ India has underlined the need for the global community to chart out long-term strategies and roadmaps to deal with future pandemics and their impacts, emphasising that barriers to equitable access to affordable medicines and new technologies must […]

National Technology

Indian Mobile Congress | We need to work together to ensure timely roll out of 5G, says PM Modi

Mr. Modi said “This [IMC] is the gathering of brightest minds in the telecom sector.” Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday told telecom industry leaders that all stakeholders need to work together to ensure timely roll-out of 5G technology as well as make India a global hub for telecom equipment, design, development and manufacturing. Also […]


Bharat Bandh elicits total response in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR The response to the bandh call given by farmer organisations against three farm laws was total in Odisha on Tuesday. With the bandh supported by the Congress, Left parties and various farmer organisations, normal life was affected across the State. Roads wore a deserted look as vehicles stayed off. Protesters with their respective party […]