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Clamour grows among AAP MLAs for Yadav, Bhushans’ ouster from party

New Delhi: Amidst the raging public spat among its leadership, a section of AAP MLAs has demanded that the father-son duo of Shanti and Prashant Bhushan be expelled along with....

No rape but consensual sex: Nagaland govt tells MHA

The Nagaland government has conveyed to the Centre that Syed Sarif Khan, who was lynched by a mob in Dimapur last week, did not rape the girl who accused him....

BBC documentary: HC to hear PIL to lift ban on Thursday

Delhi High Court on Wednesday fixed for Thursday the hearing on a PIL seeking lifting of the ban on the telecast of a controversial BBC documentary featuring an interview of....

Banks can raise funds from market to meet cap needs: Finance Ministry

The government on Wednesday said it has limited fiscal space to recapitalise PSU banks and they can raise funds from the market to meet their capital needs. “The government doesn’t....

Supreme Court restrains High Courts from hearing pleas against NJAC Act

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday restrained all high courts from entertaining any plea against two laws meant to replace the two-decade-old collegium system of judges appointing judges. "No....

Wrong to ban rape documentary, says Kiran Bedi

Washington: Former top cop and BJP leader Kiran Bedi has said that the controversial BBC documentary on the Delhi gang rape case need not have been banned by the government....

Package for rain-hit farmers before session ends: Khadse

Mumbai: Assuring that a comprehensive financial package for farmers affected by unseasonal rains would be announced before the Budget Session ends, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday said it was planning....

In process of amending Arms Act: Centre to HC

New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it is in the process of amending the Arms Act to provide "severe punishment" for illegal licencing and....

Indian diplomatic staff in Pakistan `tailed` by intelligence agencies: Govt

New Delhi: Indian High Commission staff in Pakistan are being subjected to "intrusive surveillance" and "tailing" by intelligence personnel of that country, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Wednesday.....

Article 370 provides for temporary provisions for J&K: Govt

New Delhi: The Constitution has "no mention" of 'special status to Jammu and Kashmir' and Article 370 provides for "temporary provisions" with respect to it, government today said while making....

Anjali Damania quits AAP, says didn’t join party for this nonsense

MUMBAI: It's a massive setback to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as his one time confidante Anjali Damania on Wednesday quit the party citing accusing it of horse-trading. Anjali, the....

Govt trying to get US charges against Khobragade dropped

New Delhi: India is making every attempt to ensure that the United States drops all charges against IFS officer Devyani Khobragade, whose arrest in New York two years ago had....