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Chidambaram: Who took the call to issue fresh passport to Lalit Modi?

NEW DELHI: Stepping up its attack on Sushma Swaraj, Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday questioned that why didn’t the Modi government appeal against the court relief to the former....

No allegation of corruption against Sushma: Prasad

New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday said union Minister Sushma Swaraj, who helped former IPL chief Lalit Modi procure documents to travel to Portugal last year for his cancer-stricken wife's....

Youth Congress protest against Narendra Modi, Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi: Youth Congress on Wednesday staged protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, accusing the latter of helping former IPL chief Lalit Modi in....

Amit Shah flags off week-long Naari Samman Yatra

New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah on Monday flagged off a week-long 'Naari Samman Yatra' which seeks to create awareness among women about their safety and highlight various social welfare....

Cabinet approves ‘Housing For All by 2022’ scheme

New Delhi: The union cabinet on Wednesday approved the 'Housing for All by 2022' programme for slum rehabilitation in urban areas. According to Press Information Bureau Director General Frank Noronha,....

Noted architect Charles Correa dies at 84

MUMBAI: The face of modern architecture in India, noted architect Charles Correa on Tuesday took his last breath at 11:45 PM following a brief illness. The last rites will be....

Cabinet approves new BIS bill

New Delhi: The union cabinet on Wednesday approved a new Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015, which, when implemented, will replace the existing BIS Act, 1986. "New BIS Bill envisages....

Our milk safe, faulty samples taken before processing: Mother Dairy

New Delhi: The state-run processed foods giant Mother Dairy on Wednesday said its milk is safe for consumption and the two samples that were found to be sub-standard were drawn....

Sushma, Vasundhara Raje must clarify on allegations: Digvijay

New Delhi: Continuing his attack on the BJP over the Sushma Swaraj-Lalit Modi row, Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Wednesday said that the external affairs minister must clarify if she....

Sushma Swaraj reacts angrily to Twitter insinuation

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday reacted angrily to a tweet suggesting she took favours to get her daughter a seat in a medical college through the....

Can’t frame rules for transgenders in UPSC: HC

New Delhi: The central government told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday that rules for including transgenders in the UPSC examination can't be framed as the Supreme Court has not....

Amit Shah to take yoga lessons from Muslim teacher

Patna: BJP president Amit Shah will take lessons from a Muslim yoga teacher at a special camp here on June 21 - International Yoga Day. "Yoga experts Mohd Tamanna and....

Bihar politician Pappu Yadav misbehaves with an air-hostess. He allegedly threatened to beat her with his ‘chappals’

NEW DELHI: Bihar lawmaker Pappu Yadav allegedly misbehaved with an air-hostess on a Jet Airways flight from Patna to Delhi today. The reported incident took place after the air-hostess requested....

Over-criticised by UPA government: Lalit Modi

New Delhi: IPL's controversial former chief Lalit Modi on Tuesday said he has been "over criticised" and "taken to task" by former UPA government. "At the end I have done....

Jaitley backs Sushma in Lalit Modi row, Vasundhara’s name crops up

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday got strong backing from her colleague, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who termed "baseless" all allegations against her in the Lalit Modi....

Lalit Modi admits closeness to Sushma, Vasundhara

New Delhi: IPL's controversial former chief Lalit Modi on Tuesday admitted close relations with Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, and said he has been....

Allegations against Sushma baseless: Jaitley

New Delhi: Allegations against External Affairs Minster Sushma Swaraj on the Lalit Modi issue are "baseless" and the government has a "collective responsibility" for all decisions taken, Finance Minster Arun....

NSUI protests against Sushma Swaraj over Lalit Modi row

New Delhi: Members of the Congress's student wing NSUI on Tuesday protested near External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's residence here accusing her of helping former IPL chief Lalit Modi in....

Where is Rs.2,000 crore Nirbhaya Fund, AAP asks Centre

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday targeted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratice Alliance government at the Centre over women's safety, questioning about allocation of Rs.2,000 crore....

Trouble mounts for Nestle. Live worms found in Cerelac baby food

COIMBATORE: Ever since Maggi has hit the headlines for wrong reasons, the trouble seems to have increasing each day for its manufacturer Nestle India. Already in dock for the famous....

Allegations against Sushma Swaraj baseless, says Arun Jaitley

NEW DELHI:  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday addressed media along with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the capital where they announced a special package for Jammu and Kashmir.....

Congress plans a ‘cumulative’ attack on Modi government

New Delhi: It is an inspired and an aggressive Congress party that has attacked the Narendra Modi government as it crossed the one year mark and a rejuvenated Rahul Gandhi....

Jitender Singh Tomar withdraws bail plea

New Delhi: Former Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar on Tuesday withdrew his bail plea in an alleged fake degree case. Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Kumar Yadav allowed Tomar to....

Congress questions Modi’s continued silence on Lalit Modi issue

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "continued silence" on the Lalit Modi controversy, saying the claim about travel documents being issued to the former IPL....

Missing Dornier Aircraft: Officer’s wife tweets PM Narendra Modi for help

CHENNAI:  The Dornier aircraft that took off from Chennai went missing last Monday. Wife of one of the three crew members who were travelling in the aircraft has requested Prime....

BJP protests power tariff hike in Delhi

New Delhi:The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday protested against the recent increase in power tariff in Delhi and demanded that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in the national....

Sexual harassment, rape allegations rock Greenpeace

New Delhi: Environment rights NGO Greenpeace India could be in for more trouble as an ex-staffer has gone public with allegations of rape and sexual harassment by her colleagues. The....

Sensex sheds 30 points in early trade

MUMBAI: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Tuesday was trading at 29.85 points or 0.11 percent down during the morning session. The wider....

IAF fighter plane crashes in Uttar Pradesh

LUCKNOW: A Jaguar fighter plane of the Indian Air Force crashed on Tuesday in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh minutes after it took off for a routine sortie, officials said. Both....

Petrol hiked by 64 paise/litre, diesel cut Rs.1.35 in Delhi

New Delhi: Citing a fall in international diesel rates, state-run Indian Oil (IoC) on Monday cut the fuel price by Rs.1.35 per litre, while increasing that of petrol by 64....