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I know why my mother killed my sister, will reveal on August 31 if she does not confess: Mikhail Bora

GUWAHATI: Indrani Mukherjea, wife of former Star India Chief Peter Mukherjea was arrested on Tuesday in an alleged involvement in Sheena Bora’s murder case. However, Sheena’s brother, Mikhail Bora on....

Vice president greets nation on Onam

New Delhi: Vice President Hamid Ansari on Thursday greeted the people of India on the occasion of Onam, to be celebrated on Friday.   "I extend my warm greetings and....

India declared maternal and neonatal tetanus free: Modi

New Delhi: The WHO has declared that mothers and newborns are free from tetanus at the time of birth in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Thursday.  ....

Seventh pay commission term extended till December 31

New Delhi: The union cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for extending the term of the Seventh Central Pay Commission by four months up to December 31 this year.  ....

OROP protest continues, likely to be scaled up

New Delhi: As the government failed to keep another promised deadline over 'One Rank One Pension', ex-servicemen on Wednesday said the agitation will be scaled up.   However, talks within....

Bharti Airtel set to acquire Augere Wireless Broadband

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel on Wednesday said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent stake in Augere Wireless Broadband India, which holds 20 MHz of broadband wireless....

Sheena had an affair with my son Rahul: Peter Mukherjea

Mumbai: Former media honcho Peter Mukherjea, whose wife Indrani was arrested on Tuesday on charges of killing Sheena Bora, now revealed to be his step-daughter, in 2012 and disposing off....

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Centre cannot term CNG scam probe illegal: Delhi

New Delhi: The union home ministry does not have the power to declare as void the Delhi government's probe into an alleged CNG fitness scam, the city government said on....

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Indrani broke my trust, she has betrayed me’, husband Peter Mukherjea tells NewsX

MUMBAI: The death mystery of Sheena Bora involving former Star India CEO’s wife Indrani Mukherjea is getting murkier.    Soon after the arrest of Indrani Mukherjea in an alleged involvement....

Indrani Mukherjea Case: Deceased Sheena was her daughter, not sister

MUMBAI: The murder mystery involving the wife of television tycoon, former Star India CEO, Indrani Mukherjea is getting murkier every moment. In a fresh twist to the case, following the....

Mukherjee greets Moldova on its national day

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday greeted the people of Moldova on the eve of their national day, saying India looked forward to enhancing its relations with the country.....

India prepares for launch of communication satellite

Chennai: The 29-hour countdown for the launch of India's heavy rocket geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle-D6 (GSLV-D6) carrying communication satellite GSAT-6 with strategic use began at 11.52 a.m. on Wednesday at....

Indrani Mukherjea, wife of former Star India CEO arrested for sister’s murder

MUMBAI: The police on Tuesday arrested the wife of former Star Indian CEO, Indrani Mukherjea for her alleged role in murdering her sister in 2012.   Indrani was detained by....

Sensex opens lower but inches into positive territory

Mumbai: A key index for Indian equities, the 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange, plunged over 300 points, or 1.2 percent, early on Wednesday but began recovering....

Call drops: PM concerned, Prasad asks telcos to ramp up network

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed serious concern over the issue of "call drops" and asked officials about steps being taken to address the issue while Communications....

Terrorist Usman is a ‘hero’ like Bhagat Singh, says separatist leader Shabir Shah

SRINAGAR: Separatist leader Shabir Shah has irked another controversy with his statement that he believed that Pakistani terrorist Usman was a hero like Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh.   Equating....

Shatrughan Sinha gently warns BJP

New Delhi:Sensing disciplinary action from the party over his recent remarks, Bollywood actor-turned BJP parliamentarian Shatrughan Sinha on Tuesday sought to remind his party that "every action has an equal....

OROP stir: Another veteran’s health deteriorates

New Delhi: Col. Pushpender Singh, who was hospitalised after fasting for nine days over the non-implementation of One Rank One Pension, is stable but the health of retired havildar Major....

OROP: Hospitalised veteran stable, protest continues

NEW DELHI: Col. Pushpender Singh, who was hospitalised after fasting for nine days over One Rank One Pension, is stable, doctors said on Tuesday.   The veteran was rushed to....

Strong fundamentals, value buying buoys markets; Sensex up 221 points

MUMBAI: Strong economic fundamentals, value buying and attractive valuations boosted investor confidence in the Indian equity markets - leading a barometer index to gain 221 points during the mid-afternoon trade....

Manmohan in coal case: Court rejects CBI closure report

NEW DELHI: A special court established last year to specifically try the cases relating to the allocation of coal blocks has rejected closure reports filed by the CBI in six....

Trying for consensus before calling session for GST: M Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi: The government is trying to build a consensus to call an extended monsoon session to take up the Goods and Service Tax Bill, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah....

‘Acche Din’ was never BJP’s slogan: Union minister

Indore: Union Steel and Mines Minister Narendra Tomar on Monday claimed "Acche Din" (good times) was never a BJP slogan in the 2014 general elections and was attributed to it....

Indian crude oil basket now dips below $43 per barrel

New Delhi: As global crude oil prices plumetted to fresh six-year lows, the Indian basket also fell to $42.97 per barrel from $45.21 on the trading day before, as per....

Kejriwal likely to meet Modi to discuss power tussle between Lt. Governor & the Delhi Government

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday to discuss the power tussle between Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung and the....

Indian equities open higher after Monday mayhem

Mumbai: Overlooking global cues, Indian share markets opened higher on Tuesday, a day after the mayhem in the global financial markets and a crash in China spooked a key Mumbai....

Indian stock market fall solely due to external factors: Jaitley

New Delhi : Reacting to the sharp fall in Indian markets when they opened trading on Monday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday held "external factors" responsible for the current....

Market crash dampens mood for Indian Oil stake sale

New Delhi : The carnage in the global equities market had its effect on stake sale in the state-run oil refiner-retailer Indian Oil Corp that was subscribed around 55 percent,....

MiG-21 fighter crashes in Kashmir

Srinagar : A MiG-21 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district on Monday, with the pilot managing to eject safely.   "A MiG-21....

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu region

Jammu : The Pakistani Army resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing at the Indian positions overnight on the line of control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu region, a defence....