- Amid Centre-state row, hectic politicking in Maharashtra(22:35)
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Amid the ongoing row between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre and the Maharashtra's Maha Vikas Aghadi government over the issue of migrants' trains and the Covid-19 pandemic, hectic politicking started in the state on Monday, sparking off speculation.
- India, China talk to resolve matter, no breakthrough yet(17:49)
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army held several meetings to resolve face-off in Eastern Ladakh at Line of Actual Control, however no breakthrough has taken place till Monday, sources said.
- RSS pushes its own 'self-reliance' model to help Modi galvanise public opinion(17:50)
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) With the government by its side and Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself exhorting Indians to be "vocal about local", the RSS and its many affiliated bodies have kicked off a nationwide âSwadeshi self reliance campaign' from Monday through which it is collecting digital signatures "with a view to connect maximum number of people in most districts and places in India" in the next 20 days and galvanise public opinion over the same.
- Deja vu, Pak army chief Bajwa rakes up Kashmir again(02:53)
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) On Sunday, on the occasion of Eid, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited the Line of Control in Puna Sector and as is his wont raked up Kashmir once again. This visit comes against the backdrop of Indian security forces killing Pakistan sponsored proxies by the dozens and keeping the security grid fortified.
- ICC Elections: Huge blow for Manohar as Ethics Officer clears Graves(13:36)
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The election fever has truly gripped the International Cricket Council (ICC). And in what can be seen as a clear win for Colin Graves -- favourite to take over as next ICC chief -- Chairman Shashank Manohars concern that there was monetary exchange between the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Cricket West Indies (CWI) with an eye on the upcoming elections has been dismissed by the Ethics Officer.
- NITI Aayog Vice Chairman suggests 7-point development model(09:12)
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar has presented a seven-point model for India's development. During the Facebook Live Dialogue organised by the RSS-affiliated organisation Bharatiya Shikshan Mandal, he emphasised the need to make development a public movement on the lines of the freedom movement. He also stressed on making the indigenous language a contact language instead of English.
- This Eid doesn't feel same for countless of reasons, says Sania(19:05)
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India tennis star Sania Mirza greeted her followers on Eid-ul-Fitr but conceded it doesn't feel the same 'due to countless reasons'. Eid is being celebrated in most part of the country on Monday, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
- Laxman praises Syed Amjad for feeding lorry drivers & cleaners(18:27)
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) With the world struggling to come to grips with the coronavirus pandemic and its effects, people have been going out of their way to help the poor and the needy in these tough times. And former India batsman V.V.S. Laxman hailed the effort of Syed Amjad who has been feeding lorry drivers and cleaners.
- KP believes forced break may have extended athletes' careers(17:07)
Johannesburg, May 25 (IANS) While the COVID-19 pandemic might have brought the entire sporting world to a standstill, former England batsman Kevin Pietersen believes that the "forced break" might have helped certain athletes to increase the length of their careers.