India’s new ‘driverless’ metro train keeps driver for now

India’s new ‘driverless’ metro train keeps driver for now

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took an inaugural ride on a short section of the 12.6-kilometer (7.8-mile) Magenta Line, which connects the southern part of New Delhi with the satellite city of Noida, an IT hub across the Yamuna river. The Delhi Metro Rail Corp. has said the highly automated train will run initially with a

BJP’s foundation is based on lies: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday came out all guns blazing against the BJP and said the party’s foundation was based on lies. “Whether you look at the Modi Model or the promise of Rs 15 lakhs in every bank account, demonetisation or Gabbar Singh Tax… everything is a lie,” Rahul told reporters after chairing

PM Modi assures all help to J&K

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday has assured all help to Jammu and Kashmir, an official spokesman said. He said continuing his endeavor to meet the central leaders and Ministers to project J&K’s developmental issues and seek their redressal, the Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh called on the Prime Minister, and the Union Home

PM Modi hits back at Aiyar’s ‘neech’ remark, says this is Mughlai mindset

In a resounding rejoinder to Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar calling him “neech Aadmi”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that remarks of this ilk were indicative of the Congress party’s “Mughlai mindset”. Without referring to Aiyar by name, the Prime Minister bemoaned that a well-educated, high-ranking politician was resorting to language that was

New Rs 50, Rs 200 notes not visually-impaired friendly: HC

The Delhi High Court asked the government and the RBI to examine the new currency notes and coins, observing that the visually impaired were facing hardship in identifying and using them. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar told the government and the RBI to reconsider the issue and

No let up in operations against terrorists, says Army chief

Operations against militants in Kashmir will continue, Army chief General Bipin Rawat asserted today adding that while it was upto the “neighbouring country” as to how it treats terrorist organisations but India will continue to raise the issue. “Operations in Kashmir are going on continuously and we an improvement in the situation in the Valley.