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18 nuclear reactors generating 13,800 MWe by 2032: NPCIL

New Delhi: India will add 18 more nuclear power reactors with a cumulative capacity to generate 13,800 MW of electricity, taking the total share of atomic power in the energy mix to 22,480 MW by 2031-32 This was announced by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) after Prime …

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Indian-origin banker quits high-paying job to volunteer at Abu Dhabi BAPS Hindu mandir

Abu Dhabi: A 43-year-old Indian-origin investment banker quit his high-paying job in Dubai last year to serve as a full-time volunteer at the BAPS Abu Dhabi temple, which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this month. Vishal Patel, a second-generation expat from Gujarat who was brought up in …

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Rajasthan minister calls Mughal emperor Akbar tyrant, rapist

Rajasthan’s Education Minister Madan Dilawar (Photo X) Jodhpur: In a provocative remark, Rajasthan’s Education Minister Madan Dilawar has said Mughal emperor Akbar was not great but “a tyrant and rapist.” Akbar used to get girls from bazaars and rape them, he told reporters at Balotra on Sunday, February 25, when …

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SC seeks medical report of jailed NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Delhi Police to submit the medical report of NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha who is currently lodged in Tihar jail in a case registered against him under anti-terror law UAPA. A bench of Justices B R Gavai and Sandeep Mehta asked Additional …

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Talibanisation of India can never be accepted: BJP on Darul Uloom’s fatwa

New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday said that talibanisation of India can never be accepted, shortly after Islamic seminary, Darul Uloom Deoband, issued a fatwa approving ‘Ghazwa-e-Hind’. BJP national spokesperson Prem Shukla said the Darul Uloom’s fatwa approving Ghazwa-e-Hind is anti-Constitution and pro-Pakistan. “It clearly indicated that Darul Uloom does …

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Sonia Gandhi elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan

Senior Congress leader and former AICC president Sonia Gandhi Jaipur: Congress leader Sonia Gandhi was elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan on Tuesday, officials said. Bharatiya Janata Party’s Chunnilal Garasiya and Madan Rathore were also elected unopposed to the Upper House from the state, Assembly Secretary Mahaveer Prasad Sharma …

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BJP-led Centre indulging in ‘financial terrorism’:Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday accused the BJP-led Centre of indulging in “financial terrorism” against it and alleged that the government had “looted” over Rs 65 crore from its accounts to economically cripple the party ahead of Lok Sabha polls. The Congress also alleged that the ruling party was …

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‘Article 370’ film will help people get correct info: Modi in Jammu

Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said Article 370, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir and was abrogated in 2019, was the biggest hurdle in the development of the erstwhile state. Modi also said that after the abrogation of Article 370, Jammu and Kashmir, which is now …

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How Western tech giants unleash propaganda game during India’s election season

New Delhi: The advent of technology has led to digital mediums of people outreach programs taking precedence over the conventional poll campaigns. Political parties are increasingly adopting online canvassing over orthodox mediums. However, this has also made the electoral machinery ‘vulnerable’ to the flip side of technology. Artificial Intelligence (AI) …

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