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Delhi Court to hear Income Tax case against Subrata Roy, others on June 1

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday fixed June one to hear an Income Tax case in which Sahara Chief Subrata Roy, now lodged in Tihar Jail, and others have....

Amended land law will threaten identity of women: NFIW

New Delhi: Alleging that amendments carried out by the Narendra Modi government to the 2013 Land Acquisition Act will threaten identity of women which they get through owning land, a....

Delhi High Court refuses plea to lift ban on airing BBC gangrape documentary

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday declined an interim prayer of a law student seeking lifting of ban on telecasting the controversial BBC documentary on the December 16....

Chittoor Encounter: FIR against STF personnel for murder & abduction, Police tells Andhra HC

HYDERABAD: An FIR has been filed against the Special Task Force (STF) policemen for murder and abduction of 20 alleged red sander smugglers on April 7 in Chittoor district, police....

Corporate espionage case: 8 classified documents recovered from accused, MoPNG tells court

New Delhi: Eight documents recovered from the accused in the corporate espionage case are classified in nature, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry told a Delhi court on Wednesday. The....

Government panel to decide tomorrow if Subhas Chandra Bose’s files to go public

NEW DELHI: The government will soon take a call on the demands to declassify files related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s death or disappearance. It has also formed an -ministerial....

Over 800 Valmikis ‘convert’ to Islam in Azam Khan’s Rampur to save homes from demolition

RAMPUR: Fighting with civic authorities, over 800 Valmikis ‘converted to Islam’ in order to save their houses from demolition on Tuesday. Going ahead with their threat they issued last week....

Martyr’s family asked to return Rs 10,000 provided for last rites; Chhattisgarh govt withdraws order

CHHATTISGARH: In a disconcerting incident, the family of a martyr Special Police Officer Kishore Pandey was asked to return Rs 10,000 provided for his last rites in 2011. Kishore Pandey....

2G spectrum scam: A Raja misled former PM Manmohan Singh, says CBI

Former Telecom Minister A Raja had ‘misled’ then PM Manmohan Singh on policy matters pertaining to 2G spectrum allocation: CBI tells Special Court. A Raja had deliberately advanced the cut....

India to clock 7.5% growth in 2015-16, overtake China: IMF

Washington: India will overtake China as the fastest growing emerging economy in 2015-16 by clocking a growth rate of 7.5 percent on the back of recent policy initiatives, pick-up in....

PM Narendra Modi reaches Canada; to focus on energy, investments

TORONTO:  Marking the first standalone bilateral visit in 42 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived today in Canada where the focus will be on setting a "trajectory" in ties through....

Modi, Kejriwal among 100 most influential people: Time’s poll

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Delhi chief Mmnister Arvind Kejriwal have been voted among the 100 most influential people in the world in an online poll by readers....

MMRCA deal may be renegotiated through G2G route: Ex-IAF chief

Mumbai: Welcoming the government's decision to buy 36 Rafale planes, former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief P V Naik Tuesday said India should not throw the deal for 126 medium....

‘Terrorism needs to be defined’, says PM Modi in Germany

BERLIN: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued a joint statement in Berlin on Tuesday. In the speech on the last day of his tour, PM Modi addressed....

India to clock 7.5 pc growth in 2015-16, overtake China: IMF

India will overtake China as the fastest growing emerging economy in 2015-16 by clocking a growth rate of 7.5 per cent on back of recent policy initiatives, pick-up in investments....

My words have been ‘mischievously misinterpreted’, says Sheila Dikshit after a jibe at Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Taking a clear jibe at Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi who continues to remain missing even during a politically volatile season, Congress leader Sheila Dikshit has reportedly said, “There....

Netaji Bose’s family holds rally in Kolkata, PM Modi to consider declassifying Netaji files

KOLKATA: The grandnephew of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Surya Kumar Bose has informed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will consider a demand to declassify files on the iconic freedom fighter....

Netaji’s kin meets PM Modi; seeks declassification of secret files

Berlin: Amid a row over reported snooping of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's family decades back, his grand nephew met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here and claimed to have got an....

Vacant SC/ST posts to be filled soon: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced to fill vacant posts reserved for SC/ST category in the government, while paying tribute to BR Ambedkar on the occasion of....

PM Narendra Modi accorded ceremonial welcome in Berlin

Berlin: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a three-day tour of Germany, was on Tuesday accorded a ceremonial welcome when he arrived here from Hannover. The welcome at the....

J&K Clashes: One youth killed, protesters seize AK-47; Yasin Malik, Masarat Alam detained

JAMMU: Amid massive protest over the killing of a youth in Tral district of South Kashmir, separatist leaders Yasin Malik and Masarat Alam were detained on Tuesday while they were....

India’s secularism cannot be ‘shaken’ due to language: Modi

Berlin: Against the backdrop of a row over Sanskrit replacing German in government run schools in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tonight said India's secularism is not so weak that....

Google Doodle celebrates 124th birth anniversary of Bhimrao Ambedkar

Google on Tuesday marked the 124th birth anniversary of great social reformer Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar with changing its doodle to an image of the great Indian leader. The doodle showing....

Net Neutrality: Flipkart pulls out of Airtel Zero amidst protests

NEW DELHI: After a massive reaction on different platforms of social media over its call to partner with Airtel for Airtel Zero, e-commerce giant Flipkart has now walked out of....

Maharashtra Intelligence agency issues an alert of possible attack in India

MUMBAI: According to the reports, Maharashtra state Intelligence agency has issued an alert regarding a possible attack in India, saying that Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) is planning to re-run of 26-11 in....

Net Neutrality: Report to be submitted in May 2nd week, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

NEW DELHI: The chorus for net neutrality seems to be growing louder. Amid massive protests on social media over net neutrality, Communications and Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday....

Action against those involved in attacks on Christians: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: Government will take strictest possible action against those who indulge in violence against the Christian community, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in New Delhi on Monday. The Home....

Supreme Court seeks Centre’s response on plea against Land Ordinance

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought the government's response on a plea of farmers' organisations challenging the legality of the fresh promulgation of the Land Acquisition Ordinance. A....

Arun Jaitley leaves for US on April 14 to attend IMF-World Bank meet

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is leaving for the US on Tuesday night to attend the IMF-World Bank Spring meetings in Washington. RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan and other senior....

FMs of India-North Korea meet; Swaraj conveys security concerns

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday conveyed India's security concerns to her North Korean counterpart Ri Su Yong here, emphasising the significance of peace and stability in....