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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....

Ministry launches job portal for skilled workers

New Delhi: The ministry of micro, small and medium enterprises on Monday launched an online portal for job opportunities for skilled workers in the sector and also to help the....

Congress drags PM into Sushma controversy

New Delhi: The Congress on Monday dragged Prime Minister Narendra Modi into the controversy over travel documents given to Lalit Modi, arguing that the prime minister must have been aware....

Should Sushma Swaraj resign?

NEW DELHI: Soon after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj admitted of helping the former Indian Premiere League (IPL) Chief Lalit Modi in obtaining visa, Opposition Congress on Monday stepped up....

Ten lakh cadets to perform on International Yoga Day

New Delhi: The National Cadet Corps (NCC) is striving to set a record on International Yoga Day on June 21 with the participation of more than ten lakh cadets across....

Congress, AAP up ante on Swaraj’s Lalit Modi links

New Delhi: The opposition Congress and Aam Aadmi Party on Monday upped the ante on External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's alleged links with former IPL chief Lalit Modi, with the....

Expected Kejriwal to hear me out: Somnath Bharti’s wife

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Somnath Bharti's wife on Monday said she expected Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at least to hear her out in the case of....

India’s wholesale inflation still negative, but tad up

New Delhi: India's annual wholesale inflation continued to be in the negative in May but moved up slightly to (-)2.36 percent from (-)2.65 percent in April, mainly on account of....

PM reviews progress of tribal welfare schemes

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called for improving the outcome of various interventions aimed at tribal welfare. Modi, who chaired a high-level review meeting on tribal welfare....

Youth Congress workers protest outside Sushma’s residence

New Delhi: The Youth Congress on Monday protested near union Minister Sushma Swaraj's residence over allegations that she facilitated former Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Lalit Modi's travel to Portugal....

Clear the air on Lalit Modi issue, AAP asks Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi: The AAP on Monday demanded that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj clear the air on the assistance provided to former IPL chief Lalit Modi in securing documents to....

Sushma Swaraj’s excuses on Lalit Modi issue ‘bogus’: Congress

New Delhi: Continuing its attack on External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj over grant of travel permission to former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, the Congress on Monday said her excuses on....

I am a true ‘Muslim’ and Prophet Muhammad is a great ‘yogi’, BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj stirs another controversy

NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Sakshi Maharaj has yet another time stirred a controversy by claiming that he is a true Muslim and Prophet Muhammad is the biggest....

Supreme Court scraps AIPMT 2015, asks CBSE to conduct fresh exams within 4 weeks

New Delhi: In a major verdict, the Supreme court on Monday scrapped the All India Pre Medical Entrance Test (AIPMT) for the year 2015-16 following the leak of its question....