Defence of India's territory and interests is of foremost importance. There is no space for any laxity when it comes to keeping our armed forces in top condition. We are a unique country that has battlefields in hilly regions, snow-capped mountains as well as in forests and a variety of other geographical conditions. The challenges around us are many and we have some of the finest armed forces in the world.
Union Budget 2020: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has quite a task ahead of her as she prepares to present Union Budget 2020 in the Lok Sabha on Saturday (February 1). The economy is not in the best of shapes. International Monetary Fund (IMF) has already slashed India's growth forecast from 6.1 per cent to 4.8 per cent. Prices of goods are high and the common man is looking at Budget 2020 just as he is at his own pocket.
Gone are the times when a woman had to be 'behind' a successful man.
People currently in their late 20s or early 30s are probably too young to remember what can be called 'golden period' of Sushma Swaraj's oratory -- right from the Vajpayee regime. To this generation, Sushma Swaraj was known more as a genial smiling face who worked in tandem with the senior leadership. The millennial generation admired her, no doubt. The generation appreciated her vibrant presence on Twitter and her readiness with which she helped Indians who requested her help on Twitter.
Budget 2019-20: India's defence forces are in dire need of modernisation. Indian Army needs new assault rifles, bulletproof jackets. Indian Navy needs modern submarines and helicopters. Indian Air Force needs new fighter jets. Read on to what is expected from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as she presents her first Union Budget as India's first full-time woman finance minister.
Rahul Gandhi and Congress are facing a lot of flak after BJP's landslide victory in Lok Sabha election 2019.
Priyanka Gandhi was addressing a public rally in Wayanad, Kerala. Rahul Gandhi was present at the rally as well.
There is no evidence to link fire at Notre Dame Cathedral and Al-Aqsa Mosque. But the timing has amazed everyone.
Short spells of rain welcomed Delhiites on Tuesday morning. Weather Department has predicted thunderstorms in the region in the evening.