The smell of wet cement greets you the moment you walk into the terminal after arriving at the Bamrauli military airbase and public airport in the recently rechristened eastern Uttar Pradesh city of Prayagraj.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi has once again criticised the BJP-led NDA government and PM Narendra Modi on the foreign soil. His latest interactions with NRIs in Dubai revolved again around his penchant for lampooning the government back home.
According to reports reaching the Indian Capital, the troika gave the Indians needed net practice before the Sydney test where India posted a respectable 622 for 7 against hosts Australia.
The price of each imported LPG cylinder after taking into account freight costs of the gas from Gulf to Jamnagar is Rs.459.92. The non-subsidised cylinder, however is sold at a whopping Rs. 698.
Targets $45 billion revenues from vehicle exports by 2026, from the current $12 billion
Last week, as he completed 80 years of his eventful life, Advani told reporters why he felt the need to pen his biography, Even Against All Odds. Wearing casuals, Advani walked on the beaches of his expansive Caravela Beach Resort in Goa to narrate anecdotes from his life.
It was in 1992, 23rd April to be precise, Kunal Sen, son of celebrated filmmaker Mrinal Sen, called his mother, Geeta, to mourn the death of the legendary Satyajit Ray. I remember that night, I was busy making pages of the now-defunct Sunday Observer.
The government is all set to announce a big relief package for farmers by boosting its crop insurance scheme. The PMO, which is closely working on the scheme and monitoring its progress, is also discussing a set of proposals with Agriculture Ministry and NITI Aayog officials to help farmers cope with their debt burden.
Suman Chattopadhyay has not got bail after the CBI arrested the journalist on charges of allegedly pocketing cash from chit fund owners. The fish curry, rice and traditional Bengali sweets that he is said to have been fed may be the only consolation as he remains in custody.