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Modi expresses grief over Myanmar floods

New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed grief and solidarity with flood-ravaged Myanmar.   "Sad to learn about devastating floods in Myanmar. India stands shoulder to shoulder with....

India, Pakistan exchange heavy fire on LoC

Jammu: Heavy exchange of fire took place between India and Pakistan on Friday on the line of control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.   "Pakistan army resorted....

Pakistani terrorist quizzed, Islamabad denies terror link

New Delhi/Islamabad: India on Thursday said the Udhampur terror attack that led to the dramatic capture of a Pakistani terrorist was aimed at derailing peace in Jammu and Kashmir. Islamabad meanwhile....

LeT wanted Usman dead not caught alive, his ‘father’ tells daily

New Delhi: A Pakistan-based man who identified himself as the "unfortunate father" of the Pakistani terrorist nabbed in Udhampur has said that the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) wanted his son dead, not caught....

Lalitgate: Sushma speaks, Congress attacks her, Modi

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday made a passionate defence of her role in the Lalit Modi affair, but the Congress tore into her and blamed Prime Minister....

Congress tears into ‘arrogance’ of Modi government over Sushma’s ‘wilful lies’

New Delhi: The Congress party on Thursday tore into the Narendra Modi government, saying its "arrogance of power reached its zenith" when it asked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to "explain....

Sensex sheds 41 points in early trade

Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Friday was trading 41.21 points or 0.15 percent down during the morning session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty....

Two Kashmir policemen injured in Udhampur attack

Jammu: Two policemen were injured when guerrillas attacked a police post in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, an official said. "Militants attacked the Sang police post under the....

ED questions Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

New Delhi: Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was on Thursday questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the capital in a case of alleged forex violation, officials said. He was....

Mozambique, India could partner in oil, gas, agriculture: Mukherjee

New Delhi: Mozambique, which recently made gas discoveries amounting to 200 trillion cubic feet and has vast reserves of coal, could partner with India in the field of oil and....

Uflex net profit rises 19 percent in Q1

New Delhi: Packaging firm Uflex Ltd posted an increase of 19 percent in its net consolidated profit at Rs.76 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2015 as against Rs.64....

AAP government justifies not seeking Jung ok for circle rates

New Delhi:  The tussle between Delhi government and Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung over the notification of new circle rates intensified on Thursday with the Arvind Kejriwal government stating there was....

Goa speaker stops CM from reading out gang rape details

Panaji: Goa chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar was on Thursday stopped by Speaker Rajendra Arlekar from reading out graphic details of the alleged gang rape of a widowed housemaid by eight persons,....

Sonia, Rahul flay failure to consult states on Naga pact

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked the government for failing to consult the chief ministers of three northeastern states before signing the....

Afghan minister calls for renaming India-aided dam

New Delhi:   An Afghan minister on Thursday proposed to rename the India-aided Salma dam in the country as Afghanistan-India Friendship Dam. Afghan Minister of Energy and Water Ali Ahmad Osmani....

Manipur goes without newspapers

Imphal: Newspapers were not published in Manipur on Thursday in view of a 48-hour shutdown called in support of an inner line permit (ILP) system for the state. The ILP is....

NDA MPs write to Rajya Sabha chair on Congress disruptions

New Delhi:  As the Rajya Sabha continued to be disrupted through the third week of the monsoon session, around 30 MPs of the ruling National Democratic Alliance on Thursday wrote to....

Did not help Lalit Modi, says Sushma

New Delhi:   External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday told the Lok Sabha that she did not recommend to the British government to give travel documents to former IPL chief....

Did Arunachal Pradesh CM Nabam Tuki delete his tweet after Sonia Gandhi’s ‘CM’ comment?

NEW DELHI: Ever since the Monsoon Session of the Parliament has started, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and son Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi have been discovering new issues to create disruptions....

Sushma’s defence in Lalit Modi affair is hogwash: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday described as "hogwash" External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's claim that she helped former IPL chief Lalit Modi get British travel documents only because his....

Government moves bill to make bribe-giving an offence

New Delhi: Amid ruckus and disruptions in the Rajya Sabha, the government on Thursday moved a bill to amend the Prevention of Corruption Act making the giving of bribe also a....

Saradha scam: Calcutta HC denies bail to Bengal minister

Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday rejected the bail plea of West Bengal transport minister Madan Mitra, arrested by the CBI in the multi-crore Saradha scam. Former union minister and....

No one approached me for revoking MPs’ suspension: Speaker

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said on Thursday that she can't revoke the suspension of 25 Congress parliamentarians suo motu and that no one had approached her on the....

Sympathizing with Yakub Memon, this Mumbai ‘journalist’ expressed his desire to join ISIS on social media

MUMBAI: 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon’s execution raised several debates amongst top levels and common people. The Mumbai Crime Branch is now on the lookout for Memon’s sympathizer Zuber....

Voice of opposition being suppressed: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi:  The voice of the opposition is "being suppressed in parliament", said Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi as the party continued its protest for the third day on Thursday....

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IRDAI finds Sahara Life promoters ‘fit and proper’

Chennai:   India's insurance regulator has not come across any concern relating to Sahara Life Insurance Company Ltd even though SEBI has cancelled the licence of Sahara Mutual Fund on the....

No intelligence inputs of J&K attack: BSF

New Delhi: The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday said that there had been no intelligence inputs of any terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district and it was considered....

Congress protest over suspended MPs enters third day

New Delhi: The Congress continued its protest for the third day on Thursday over the suspension of 25 of its MPs by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan. Senior leaders including party....

Alemao’s arrest in Louis Berger case good policing: Minister

Panaji: Goa's Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza on Thursday said the arrest of former public works department minister Churchill Alemao was a case of good policing and denied any political interference.....

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m.

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Thursday functioned briefly when Home Minister Rajnath Singh gave a statement on the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir. But, it was then adjourned till....