Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to present India’s annual budget on Wednesday

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget 2023-24 in Parliament on Wednesday, the last full Budget of the Modi government in its second term. This year’s Budget holds much significance as the country is scheduled to have the next Lok Sabha election in April-May 2024. The budget session of the Parliament began on Tuesday with President’s address.

Ex-Army chief Deepak Kapoor, former senior military officers join Rahul Gandhi in Bharat Jodo Yatra

A group of retired armed forces officers, led by former army chief, General Deepak Kapoor (retd) joined Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra in Haryana’s Kurukshetra on Sunday. Gen Kapoor was accompanied by Lt Gen R.K. Hooda (retd), Lt Gen V.K. Narula (retd), Lt Gen D.D.S. Sandhu (retd), Air Marshal P.S. Bhangu (retd), Maj Gen Satbir Singh Chaudhary (retd), Maj Gen Dharmender Singh (retd), Maj Gen Bishambar Dayal (retd), Col Jitender Gill (retd), Col Pushpender Singh (retd), and Col. Rohit Chaudhry (retd).

Justice Katju: ‘Hindi is already the link language of India’

Justice Katju: A controversy has arisen in India over the decision of the Madhya Pradesh government of teaching in Hindi in medical colleges in the state. In this article, I will not go into the correctness or otherwise of this decision, but will instead discuss the general issue relating to Hindi, particularly in the light of the strong opposition to it in the state of Tamil Nadu.

From Silicon Valley to India’s remotest tribal areas, AIM for Seva’s work has impacted thousands

Ritu Jha- From one chatralaya (hostel) to 105 today, it took two decades of dedication, contribution and a vision to uplift the underprivileged tribal children in India, says Silicon Valley-based Vijay Kapoor. “This is what our non-profit AIM for Seva has been trying to achieve since 2001.” Kapoor has been leading the mission in the […]

Visa denial irks US scientist

K.S. JAYARAMAN(IANS)- A world-renowned US geophysicist is highly disappointed that India denied him a visa to attend a three-day international conference at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, that began on Thursday. Roger Bilham, a professor of geology at the University of Colorado, had been invited by the organizers to deliver […]