Monsoon over Delhi, neighbouring states likely to be slow: IMD

The southwest monsoon is expected to move slowly into the remaining parts of Delhi, Rajasthan, west Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh, and Punjab. On Sunday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a forecast based on large-scale features that showed no favourable condition. The numerical models’ wind patterns do not indicate any favourable conditions for sustained rainfall … Read more

Air India has time till mid-July to challenge Cairn lawsuit – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Air India has time till mid-July to challenge the lawsuit filed by Britain’s Cairn Energy PLC demanding that a US federal court force the airline to pay a $1.26 billion arbitration award it had won against the Indian government in December last year, sources said. Air India is controlled by the Indian government … Read more

Congress Rubbishes Rumours of '2.5-year Formula' and CM Change in Chhattisgarh​

Following discord in the Congress’s Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Punjab units, the party has also seen simmering trouble in recent days in Chhattisgarh where it is in power, following reports of a change at the top based on a rumoured “2.5-year formula”. Several social media posts in the past few weeks have suggested that the … Read more

Pilot Camp Offered 3 Ministerial Posts, Other Top Positions in Rajasthan After Former Dy CM's Weekend Trip to Delhi

File photo of Sachin Pilot (PTI) According to sources, Sachin Pilot has been offered three ministerial posts along with promise of ‘proper representation’ in the corporation and boards. Rajasthan’s former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot has been offered three ministerial posts, sources said on Wednesday. The development comes after Pilot’s weekend trip to Delhi that … Read more

Vaccine hesitancy falling but digital divide is bigger deterrent for vaccination in rural areas: Survey | Chennai News – Times of India

CHENNAI: The pandemic’s second wave which spread from big cities into smaller towns and villages and its resultant impact on life and livelihood has made more Indians, specifically those in smaller towns and rural areas, shed their reluctance over Covid vaccination, a survey released on Monday showed. However, the pace of vaccination across the country … Read more

'State Govt Doesn't Tap Anyone's Phone': Rajasthan Minister on Pilot Camp Allegations

File photo of Sachin Pilot (PTI) He said that if any member has information about the names of legislators whose phones are being allegedly tapped, he should meet and inform Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot about it. PTI Jaipur Last Updated:June 13, 2021, 22:31 IST FOLLOW US ON: Amid the ongoing rumblings within the Rajasthan Congress, … Read more

Cong Steps Up Internal Deliberations in Rajasthan, Cabinet Reshuffle Likely Soon

With tensions in the Rajasthan Congress rising and the Pilot camp becoming edgy, the Congress has stepped up internal deliberations with all sections and a rejig of the state cabinet is likely soon. Sources said discussions are underway for filling up the nine vacancies in the state cabinet to adjust all sections. Senior Congress leaders, … Read more

Phone tapping issue resurfaces in Rajasthan

Congress MLA Ved Prakash Solanki alleges that some legislators have talked about their phones being tapped  Phone tapping charges have come back to haunt the Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot led government in Rajasthan, with Congress MLA Ved Prakash Solanki alleging that some legislators have talked about their phones being tapped. Without naming any MLA who … Read more

'Working on Pilot's Ministerial Posts Demand': Cong in Huddle as Storm in Desert State Intensifies Again

File photo of Sachin Pilot (PTI) The trouble resurfaced after Sachin Pilot camp grew restless over allegedly not getting what they wanted in the government, following which the former deputy chief minister visited Delhi during weekend. News18 Last Updated:June 13, 2021, 13:03 IST FOLLOW US ON: The Congress party has gone into a huddle once … Read more

Fresh Row in Rajasthan as Sachin Pilot Loyalist Claims Cong MLAs' Phones Being Tapped

Rajasthan Congress MLA Ved Prakash Solanki Congress MLA from Jaipur’s Chaksu seat Ved Prakash Solanki has claimed on Saturday that some MLAs told him that their phones were being tapped. Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government in Rajasthan is in the middle of another controversy as a party MLA has claimed that some MLAs have told them … Read more