IndiaTo Revive Talks With US On COMCASA And BECA Over Next Two Days

New Delhi: In a sharp departure from the previous UPA government that had virtually rejected them, the BharatiyaJanata Party-led NDA government is once again re-examining the two other ‘foundational agreements’ being pushed by the Trump Administration after inking the bilateral military logistics pact in 2016.

India and the US will hold fresh discussions on the two pacts — Communications Compatibility and Security Arrangement (COMCASA) and the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement for Geo-Spatial Cooperation (BECA) — at a meeting here on Thursday and Friday.


Karnataka Elections Fear Grips Govt Oil Companies, Stop Revising Prices

New Delhi: Seemingly in view of Karnataka Assembly elections, oil PSUs of the country have stopped revising petrol and diesel prices even though benchmark international rates have gone up by almost $2 per barrel. Oil PSUs have been revising oil prices on daily basis. Karnataka elections are just 10 days away.

Meanwhile finance ministry refusing to cut excise duty to give relief to the common man from petrol hitting a 55-month high of Rs 74.63 a litre and diesel at a record high of Rs 65.93, oil PSUs have since April 24 not changed fuel rates. Daily price notification issued by oil firms showed static petrol and diesel price since April 24.


After Facebook, Twitter Accused Of Selling Data To Cambridge Analytica

New Delhi: Now, its turn for micro-blogging platform Twitter to sell users' data to a Cambridge Analytica as reports have suggested that after the massive Facebook data scandal, Twitter too had done the same. However, Twitter denied all these charges.

Allegedly researchers collected the data of 87 million Facebook users without their knowledge. According to the report, Twitter sold public data access "for one day" in 2015 to AleksandrKogan, then a psychology researcher with University of Cambridge, and his company Global Science Research (GSR). Kogan created tools for CA that allowed the political consultancy to psychologically profile and target voters.


At Ramlila Ground Rally Rahul-Manmohan Sound Bugle ForLok Sabha Polls 2019

New Delhi: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi along with former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh launched a scathing attack on the NarendraModi government at Jan Akrosh Rally at Delhi's RamlilaMaidan. Gandhi questioned the PM's silence on the Doklam issue during his recent informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Congress appears to have set the stage for the 2019 battle.

He also said, "The Congress will win every election from now on and will also emerge victorious in 2019." In the Congress party's Jan Akrosh Rally, prominent Congress leaders left no stone unturned to lambaste the Prime Minister NarendraModi-led BJP government at the Centre. Former prime ministerManmohan Singh said that the constitutional institutions were under threat under the current regime. Singh said the democracy of the country is in danger with the Modi government consistently undermining its Constitutional institutions.


Cooperation Between India And China Must For Peace And Stability: Modi

New Delhi:  With India’s offer to host next informal summit between leaders of India and China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that cooperation between India and China was essential to maintain peace and stability not in the region but around the world.

Modi said he hoped his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in the central Chinese city of Wuhan would open a new chapter in bilateral relations. The leaders are meeting for two days of candid talks, mostly without aides, in an effort to reset a relationship that was hit by the military standoff in Doklam, at the India-China-Bhutan trijunction, nearly eight months ago.