Tripura CM urges Bangladesh to open Chittagong port for northeast

Chottakhola (Tripura), Dec 16 Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Saturday urged the Bangladesh government to allow India’s northeastern states to use the Chittagong port for the development of the landlocked region.

“Sidelining the pending unresolved issues between the two countries, Bangladesh must allow the northeastern states of India…

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Freedom of judiciary is cornerstone of democracy: President Kovind

Allahabad  Dec . 16 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday termed freedom of the judiciary as a ‘cornerstone’ of the Indian democracy.

The president made this remark after laying the foundation of ‘Nyaya Gram’, a residential and training complex of Allahabad High Court, here.

“India’s credibility is enhanced by…

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Rahul Gandhi attacks PM, accuses BJP of spreading hatred

New Delhi, Dec 16 (PTI) Soon after taking charge as the Congress president, Rahul Gandhi today launched a frontal attack on the BJP, accusing it of spreading hatred and alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was taking India back to medieval times.

Gandhi said the BJP is “fighting for itself…

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Nagaland CM sacks two more ministers

Kohima, Dec 16 Nagaland Chief Minister T.R.Zelaing on Friday night axed two more of his cabinet ministers, two days after he had sacked four of his senior cabinet ministers.

The move came after Naga People’s Front (NPF) supremo Shurhozelie Liezietsu, earlier in the day, revoked the expulsion…

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'Yamuna water will be brought to Jhunjhunu under river linking project'

Jaipur, Dec 16  With a view to tackle the water crisis in Rajasthan, the river linking project will be started soon and Yamuna water brought to Jhunjhunu, said state Public Health Engineering Minister Surendra Goyal on Friday.

Addressing a one-day workshop organised on water conservation, he said that the…

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