Devendra Fadnavis

We will study UP model on farm loan waiver: Fadnavis

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis has said, the state government will study the Uttar Pradesh model of farm loan waiver. Speaking in the Legislative Assembly today, where Shiv Sena and BJP members demanded that the state government announce a loan waiver for distressed farmers, Mr Fadnavis said, he has directed the State Finance Secretary to study how UP goes about with the promised debt waiver.

Dalai Lama

Chinese media sees Dalai Lama’s visit as move to upset Beijing

New Delhi: India is using the Dalai Lama's visit to Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh to upset China and New Delhi should deliver on its political commitments to Beijing on Tibet related issues, state-run Chinese media said today.

The 14th Dalai Lama's visit to Tawang bordering China will hurt Sino-Indian ties because China opposes any official invitations to him, the Global Times quoted an unnamed Chinese analyst as saying.

India Pak Dispute

No US role in India-Pak dispute, says New Delhi

New Delhi: India has rejected any US role in resolving Indo-Pak issues. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson GopalBaglay said that New Delhi expects the international community and organizations to enforce international mechanisms and mandates concerning terrorism emanating from Pakistan that continues to be the single biggest threat to peace in the region and beyond.