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2G Case: A Raja, Kanimozhi and others to answer 400 questions

2G Case: A Raja, Kanimozhi and others to answer 400 questions

NEW DELHI:  Former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 17 others, facing trial in a 2G scam-related money laundering case, will have to answer a questionnaire containing 400....

Govt bans documentary on December 16 gangrape, BBC airs documentary in UK

Govt bans documentary on December 16 gangrape, BBC airs documentary in UK

Even as the government was pressing it not to show the controversial documentary on the December 16 gangrape, BBC decided to go ahead with its telecast, saying that the film....

Seeking unity in the party, AAP global supporters launch social media campaign #UnitedAAP

Seeking unity in the party, AAP global supporters launch social media campaign #UnitedAAP

Washington: With the rift in AAP deepening, non-resident Indian supporters of the party have appealed to its leadership to stand united and resolve all their differences peacefully. NRI AAP chapters....

RBI slashes lending rate by 0.25% to 7.5%

RBI slashes lending rate by 0.25% to 7.5%

Encouraged by softening inflation and fiscal consolidation roadmap by the government, RBI today slashed key policy (repo) rate by 0.25 per cent to 7.5 per cent, the second such surprise....

Documentary on rape: British filmmaker says it shows attitude of men towards women

Documentary on rape: British filmmaker says it shows attitude of men towards women

New Delhi: British filmmaker Leslee Udwin, whose documentary on the December 16 gang rape has created furore in India for showing an interview with one of the convicts, said on....

Storm over interview of Dec 16 gangrape convict in jail, Delhi Police obtains restraint order

Storm over interview of Dec 16 gangrape convict in jail, Delhi Police obtains restraint order

As a British filmmaker's interview of one of the December 16 gangrape convicts for a documentary in which he showed no remorse triggered a storm today, government took a serious....

Deeply hurt and pained by what’s going on in the AAP, says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday reacted over the ongoing rift within the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Party Chief and CM Kejriwal broke his silence with a....

SAARC Yatra: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar reaches Pakistan

SAARC Yatra: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar reaches Pakistan

Islamabad: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar reached Pakistan today to hold talks with his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhary, seven months after India had cancelled Foreign Secretary-level talks.  Jaishankar, who flew....

Attempts being made to remove Arvind Kejriwal: AAP

Attempts being made to remove Arvind Kejriwal: AAP

NEW DELHI: Amid the massive ongoing crisis within the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the party has called for a national meeting on Wednesday, March 4 and is likely to take a call....

Live: BJP disassociates itself with Mufti Sayeed’s statements thanking Pakistan for peaceful polls in J&K

Live: BJP disassociates itself with Mufti Sayeed’s statements thanking Pakistan for peaceful polls in J&K

NEW DELHI: Several issues are to be discussed at the Lok Sabha today, some of which includes Andhra Pradesh Reorganization (Amendment) Bill, 2015, the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2015, Coal....

Muslims safer in India than anywhere else in world, says BJP MP Yogi Adityanath

Muslims safer in India than anywhere else in world, says BJP MP Yogi Adityanath

Hubballi: Firebrand BJP MP Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said Muslims are safer in India than anywhere else in the world and the majority community is liberal by nature. "Hindus are....

Mufti sparks controversy by saying Pakistan, Hurriyat and militants 'allowed' conducive atmosphere for polls

Mufti sparks controversy by saying Pakistan, Hurriyat and militants ‘allowed’ conducive atmosphere for polls

Soon after taking oath, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today stoked a controversy saying Hurriyat, militant outfits and "people from across the border", an oblique reference to Pakistan, allowed conducive....

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed addresses media

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed addresses media

JAMMU: New Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and the People's Democratic Party's (PDP) leader Mufti Mohammed Sayeed addressed the media. This is the first press interaction of Mufti Mohammed Sayeed....

PDP-BJP Govt formed in Jammu and Kashmir

PDP-BJP Govt formed in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu: Ending 49-days of Governor rule, Jammu and Kashmir today got a new government with veteran PDP leader Mufti Mohammad Sayeed taking oath as Chief Minister of a 25-member cabinet which....

Swine flu claims 36 more lives, toll rises to 1,040, over 19,000 affected

New Delhi: Swine flu has claimed 36 more lives raising the toll to 1,041 even as the number of people affected by the H1N1 virus in the country breached the....

At party meet, Kejriwal wanted to quit as AAP Convener

At party meet, Kejriwal wanted to quit as AAP Convener

New Delhi: AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal had tendered his resignation as party's National Convener in the National Executive meeting held on Thursday, party sources said, a move which was vehemently....

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to take oath as J&K Chief Minister today, PM Modi to attend ceremony

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to take oath as J&K Chief Minister today, PM Modi to attend ceremony

JAMMU: The 49-day governor's rule in J&K comes to end on Sunday with the swearing-in of PDP leader Mufti Mohammad Sayeed as chief minister in an alliance with BJP which....

Union Budget 2015: Highlights

Union Budget 2015: Highlights

NEW DELHI: Finance minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-year Budget of the NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s on Saturday. Here are the key aspects of the....

Union Budget 2015 Live: Arun Jaitley presents the first full year Budget of the NDA government

Union Budget 2015 Live: Arun Jaitley presents the first full year Budget of the NDA government

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents the first full year Budget of the NDA government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday which is believed to be ‘common-man....

Govt won't deviate from path of unearthing black money: PM Modi

Govt won’t deviate from path of unearthing black money: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said his government would not deviate from the path of unearthing black money stashed abroad and "no one would be spared" in....

Congress leaders speak in different voices on leadership issue

Congress leaders speak in different voices on leadership issue

New Delhi: The debate over leadership in Congress that kicked up after party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's sudden leave refuses to die down with party leaders speaking in different voices.....

Rs 1,000 crore fund for tech start ups, entrepreneurs: Government

Rs 1,000 crore fund for tech start ups, entrepreneurs: Government

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced Rs 1,000 crore for promotion of start ups and entrepreneurs particularly in the technology sector. "We are now seeing a growing....

Sensex gains 262 points in early trade ahead of Budget

Sensex gains 262 points in early trade ahead of Budget

The benchmark BSE Sensex surged over 262 points and the NSE Nifty regained the 8,900-mark in early trade of a special stock market session on Saturday on continued capital inflows....

Would have been good if Rahul Gandhi attended Budget session: Shashi Tharoor

Would have been good if Rahul Gandhi attended Budget session: Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday said it would have been good if Rahul Gandhi had attended the Budget Session but expressed confidence that the Congress vice president....

PM Narendra Modi addresses Lok Sabha during Budget session

PM Narendra Modi addresses Lok Sabha during Budget session

NEW DELHI: In the ongoing Budget session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses Lok Sabha to debate on the address given by the President. This is the first speech of Modi in Parliament during the Budget session. Here are....

Economic Survey: Scope for ‘big bang reforms’, growth to rise over 8%

NEW DELHI: According to the Economic Survey, the Indian Economy is likely to rise between 8.1 – 8.5%. Tabled by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament on Friday and authored by team headed by Chief Economic Advisor Arvind....

India unique as it accepts diversity, says RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

India unique as it accepts diversity, says RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

Mumbai: Stating that accepting diversity has been a unique quality of Indians, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday said, "We came to know that 'puja' (worship) is so important during....

Sexual Harassment Case: TERI Chief RK Pachauri gets anticipatory bail

Sexual Harassment Case: TERI Chief RK Pachauri gets anticipatory bail

NEW DELHI: Accused of sexual harassment charges, environmentalist RK Pachauri gets anticipatory bail but has been barred from entering the TERI office. The move that is set to relief the TERI Chief has been initiated on conditions....

Rail Budget 2015: ‘Hey Prabhu’; Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu jokes on his surname, amuses Parliament

Rail Budget 2015: ‘Hey Prabhu’; Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu jokes on his surname, amuses Parliament

NEW DELHI: As the Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday announced the Rail Budget, he amused the parliamentarians during his peppered with humor speech by punning on his name. “Our priority is to....

Air India: Tyre of Delhi-Kochi flight bursts while landing

Air India: Tyre of Delhi-Kochi flight bursts while landing

KOCHI: Escaping from a serious tragedy, an Air India flight from Delhi to Kochi survived with over 170 people on board after its rear tyre burst as it landed at the Nedumbassery airport on Thursday. All 161 passengers....