UP Congress candidate Farah Naeem resigns over 'character assassination' by district president

Badaun (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 28 (ANI): Farah Naeem, Congress candidate from Shekhupur Assembly seat in Badaun district on Thursday resigned from the party over the indecent remarks made by party's district president Onkar Singh.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 05:52 IST

PM Modi to address NCC Rally at Cariappa Ground today

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the National Cadet Corps PM Rally at Cariappa Ground in the national capital today at around 12 Noon.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 05:53 IST

US envoy to UN confirms requesting UNSC meeting on Ukraine on Monday

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield confirmed that the mission had requesting an open UN Security Council meeting to discuss the situation on Ukraine's border and said she looks forward to a direct and purposeful discussions on Monday.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 05:07 IST

Not scared of vote bank politics of Opposition, we uprooted Article 370 despite opposition: Amit Shah

Gautam Buddha Nagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 28 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday slammed the Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh over their stand on Article 370 and said that the Narendra Modi government is not scared of their vote bank politics and "uprooted" the Article 370 despite opposition in the Parliament.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 05:28 IST

BJP gave constitutional recognition to backward classes, SP, BSP only supported Congress: Amit Shah

Gautam Buddha Nagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 28 (ANI): Taking a jibe at Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party on his day-long visit to poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that both the parties did not give Constitutional recognition to the Backward Classes Commission when they were in coalition with Congress government at the Centre. However, it was the Narendra Modi government that finished the long-pending demand.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 04:48 IST

Biden speaks with Zelensky, reaffirms US readiness to 'respond decisively' if Russia further invades Ukraine

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Thursday (local time) spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and reaffirmed the readiness of the United States along with its allies and partners to "respond decisively" if Russia further invades Ukraine.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 04:47 IST

Rahul Gandhi's Punjab virtual rally: Cong claims 9 lakh people joined in two hours

Jalandhar (Punjab) [India], January 28 (ANI): Soon after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's day-long visit to Punjab culminated on Thursday where he addressed a virtual rally 'Navi Soch Nava Punjab', the party claimed that as many as 9 lakh people connected within two hours on various platforms to join the rally.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 04:21 IST

Pakistan's unabated borrowing poses economic challenges, warns UNDP

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 28 (ANI): Providing an overview of Pakistan's policy priorities, regulatory environment, and its private sector development, a UN report warned that continued borrowing from multilateral and other sources is posing all sorts of economic and political challenges in the country.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 04:11 IST

US airborne divisions among units on high alert for possible deployment to Europe: Kirby

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Several US Army Airborne divisions are among the military units placed on high alert for possible deployment to Eastern Europe should the situation over Ukraine escalates, Defense Department spokesperson John Kirby said.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 04:11 IST

DGGI busts network of 275 firms involving fake invoices worth 3,189 cr

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 28 (ANI): The Directorate of Goods and Service Tax Intelligence, Ghaziabad Regional Unit has busted a syndicate involved in creating and controlling fake firms and issuing of bills by these fake firms without supplying any Goods or Services and encashment of GST refund.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 04:11 IST