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Owaisi, AIMIM President, might contest Bihar elections

EXCLUSIVE: Asasuddin Owaisi, President, AIMIM, having the capacity to alter dramatic equations in Bihar, is making up his mind to enter Bihar and contest Bihar elections.    He was seen....

PM hits out at parliament disruption, asks doctors to focus on wellness

Chandigarh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that he was taking the opposition's disruption of parliament, which he attributed to "some people's egos", to the people's parliament to let....

MEA confirms death of six Indian in Yemen air strike

NEW DELHI: Out of the 21 Indian nationals who were victims to an aerial bombardment on September 8 by Saudi led coalition forces, 13 were reported to be alive and....

West Bengal government to release Netaji Files

KOLKATA: After a big wait, Mamata Banerjee government has finally decided to make the Netaji files public. These Nateji files which are not the Central files but, State files have....

PM Modi apologizes for the inconvenience caused to Chandigarh citizens due to his visit

    CHANDIGARH: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Chandigarh on Friday to inaugurate a new terminal at Chandigarh airport, which will handle both, domestic and international flights. In order....

7/11 Mumbai Blast Verdict: 12 convicted, 1 acquitted in Mumbai serial blasts

MUMBAI: 12 out of 13 have been convicted by a special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court in the deadly 2006 Mumbai suburban train bombing that killed more....

7/11 Mumbai Blast Verdict: 12 convicted, 1 acquitted in Mumbai serial blasts

MUMBAI: 12 out of 13 have been convicted by a special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court in the deadly 2006 Mumbai suburban train bombing that killed more....

MoUs worth Rs.242,160 crore inked at investors meet: Jayalalithaa

Chennai: A record investment commitment of Rs.242,160 crore in Tamil Nadu was made by investors at the first Global Investors Meet 2015, said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa here on....

Doctors medically examine Nepalese rape victims

Gurgaon: A team of four doctors here conducted a second medical examination of the two Nepalese women who have alleged they were raped and gangraped by a Saudi Arabian diplomat,....

NIA announces Rs. 17 lakh bounty on NSCN(K) militants

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday declared a bounty of Rs.17 lakh for those providing information about two top militants of the NSCN(K) faction.   "The NIA....

Indian maps to soon hit the web: NATMO

Kolkata: The National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organisation (NATMO) is developing a digital library and within a year people would have access to an e-version of Indian maps, the department....

5 top ‘spiritual gurus’ in India caught in sexual harassment charges

  NEW DELHI: India tops the list of countries that believe in superstitious activities. Several names amongst the list of self-styled godmen, saints, preachers and gurus in India have been....

No death of Indian confirmed in Yemen Air strike; clarifies MEA

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday clarified all rumours regarding the death of 20 Indians in Yemen. Vikas Swarup, Spokesperson, MEA said, “Out of 20 crew members,....

Your Gold will glitter from today: Government to launch Gold Monetization Scheme

Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday briefed the Cabinet on their decision to launch Gold Monetization Scheme which will reduce dependence on imports. The Gold Monetization Scheme after being....

Nepal Embassy in touch with MEA over Saudi diplomat case

New Delhi: The Nepal Embassy here is in touch with the Indian external affairs ministry and police authorities to seek a detailed report on the alleged rape and gang-rape of....

Saudi diplomat accused of torturing and sexually assaulting two Nepalese women in Gurgaon

DELHI: Two Nepalese women were rescued from the house of a Saudi Arabian diplomat in Gurgaon. The women, aged 50 and 20, reportedly a mother-daughter duo have given the police....

List soon of tax exemptions to end: Jaitley

New Delhi: India will, in the next few days, release a list of corporate tax exemptions it intends to do away with in the coming years, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley....

Sensex surges 388 points in early session

Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Wednesday surged 388.43 points or 1.53 percent during the morning session.   The wider 50-scrip Nifty....

Nitish urges Centre to grant special status to Bihar

Patna: Ahead of the upcoming state assembly polls, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has reiterated his demand before the central government to grant "Special Category" status for Bihar.   The....

Global economic situation an opportunity for India: Jaitley

New Delhi: Describing India as transiently impacted by recent events in China, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the global situation instead presented an opportunity for the country as....

Smriti Irani takes a dig at Sonia Gandhi, says she has no right to attack PM Modi

NEW DELHI: In a response to the bitter remarks passed by Congress President Sonia Gandhi today in CWC meeting on Narendra Modi’s government, HRD Minister Smriti Irani broke her silence....

E-version of Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi launched

New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday launched the electronic version of the Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi (CWMG), which document the leader's life from 1884 till....

Modi discusses global economic turmoil with industry, economists

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met union ministers, corporate heads and economists to discuss global markets' turmoil sparked off by the Chinese economic slowdown and attendant opportunities....

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Government can’t seem to make up its mind on Pak: Sonia Gandhi

DELHI: Congress President Sonia Gandhi during a meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Tuesday attacked the Central government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that PM....

PM Modi to take up growth issues with India Inc. today

NEW DELHI: Amid the global economic turbulence and a day after when the Sensex bashed below the 25000 mark for the first time in the Modi government, Prime Minister Narendra....

Sensex gains 124 points in pre-noon trade

Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Tuesday gained 123.80 points or 0.50 percent during the pre-noon session.   The wider 50-scrip....

Ex-minister granted bail in coal allocation case

New Delhi: A special court here on Tuesday granted bail to former minister of state for coal Santosh Bagrodia, an accused in a coal block allocation case.   Special Central....

Chinese economic worries plunge rupee to new 2-year low

Mumbai: Negative cues eminating out of China coupled with bearish equity markets resulted in the rupee falling to its lowest levels against the US dollar in over two years during....

Is Modi euphoria over? Markets decline to level last seen when BJP leader won

Mumbai: Monday's stock market decline marks a landmark of sorts for the Narendra Modi government. The markets have come back to levels they had last seen when Modi went on....

Sheena murder: DNA tests positive, financials being probed

Mumbai: In a major breakthrough, the forensic experts have established that parts of bones and skull recovered from Raigad forests indeed belong to Sheena Bora, after matching them with DNA....