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Budget Session: Lok Sabha Speaker calls meeting of leaders

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has called a meeting of leaders of political parties on February 22 to ensure smooth run of the Budget Session during which the....

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses Aero India 2015 Show in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated the Asia’s Premier Air Show, Aero India 2015, at Air Force Station Yelahanka in Bengaluru. Modi is the second Prime Minister to inaugurate the event after HD Deve Gowda in 1996. After....

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets nation on Maha Shivratri

NEW DELHI: On the occasion of Maha Shivratri, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the entire nation. While extending his greetings on Twitter, Modi said, “Greetings to all of you on the occasion of Maha....

Choice of Kiran Bedi as the CM candidate of BJP for Delhi was a ‘mistake’, says RSS

NEW DELHI: Saying that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made strategic mistakes in the recently concluded Delhi Assembly Elections, the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) has turned into the saffron group’s internal critic after the....

Kiran Bedi’s open letter to people: I am relieved my parents were not alive to see this, people want freebies

NEW DELHI: After taking complete responsibility for the defeat in the Delhi Assembly Elections 2015, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi writes an open letter to the fellow Indians. Read on....

Modi-Pawar bonhomie: Digvijaya calls it another ‘U-turn’ by PM

New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Monday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the recent bonhomie with NCP chief Sharad Pawar, alleging that it was "another....

Home min asks Delhi Police to extend full support to AAP govt

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today asked Delhi Police to extend full support to the Arvind Kejriwal government here even as he reiterated Prime Minister Narendra Modi's view that the states....

Saradha Scam: Rajat Majumdar of TMC gets bail

WEST BENGAL: TMC Vice President and former West Bengal DGP Rajat Majumdar has been granted conditional bail byKolkata High Court on Monday. Even though it is a conditional bail, but the order is sure to....

Anti-toll tax campaigner Govind Pansare and wife shot at during morning walk

MAHARASHTRA: In a shocking incident reported from Kohlapur in Maharashtra, veteran Left leader Govind Pansareand his wife were shot at near their home today morning. The attack on the couple has been linked to....

Former Home Minister of Maharashtra RR Patil dies in Mumbai

Former Home Minister of Maharashtra, 57-year-old Raosaheb Ramrao Patil was also the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Patil who was undergoing treatment for oral cancer at Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital was reported to be critical today morning. “Patil is....

Narendra Modi calls for innovation in renewable energy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called for innovation and research to develop renewable energy to provide affordable electricity to every household. Inaugurating the first Renewable Energy Global Investors Meet....

AAP govt will be able to make Delhi a global city: India Inc

Indian industry today exuded confidence that the AAP government will be able to make the National Capital as a global city and improve ease of doing business scenario to attract....

RSS meet starts, strategy for UP, Bihar Assembly elections to be discussed

Kanpur: Bharatiya Janata Party's debacle in the Delhi Assembly polls and the organisational strategy to galvanise the cadre in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar where elections are not far away are....

SEBI plans profiling of major investors to boost surveillance

To strengthen its surveillance activities, capital markets watchdog Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is planning to conduct ‘profiling’ of major investors in different segments of the market to....

Budget 2015: Arun Jaitley to set threshold for taxing indirect share transfer by MNCs

New Delhi: Government is likely to define in the forthcoming budget the term 'substantial value' to tax MNCs for selling Indian operations by fixing 50 per cent of their total....

Live: Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi Chief Minister

NEW DELHI: After winning an impressive mandate, Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi's Chief Minister at the Ramlila Maidan on Saturday exactly a year after he quit as Chief Minister within 49 days. Unlike the last time, Kejriwal did not....

Lunch with Pawar, farmers rally in Baramati part of PM Narendra Modi tour today

Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a day-long tour of Maharashtra on Saturday during which he will attend a number of programmes and also address a farmers' rally....

‘If need be, will have ‘dharna’ again’: Manish Sisodia to NewsX

NEW DELHI: After a big victory in the recently concluded Delhi Assembly Elections, the second most important member of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) after Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia speaks exclusively to NewsX on their....

Gulbarg Fund Case: SC stays Teesta Setalvad’s arrest, relief till February 19

MUMBAI: After massive controversy, the Supreme Court on Friday postponed the arrest of Teesta Setalvad till February 19 in the Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case. The top court also asked the lawyers of the Gujarat....

Christian school ‘Holy Child Auxilium’ vandalised in South Delhi

NEW DELHI: A Christian school, ‘Holy Child Auxilium’ in Delhi’s Vasant Vihar, was allegedly vandalised on Thursday night. Initial reports suggest that 2-3 masked miscreants entered the school premises and damaged the....

Rupee gains 26 paise against dollar in early trade

Mumbai: The rupee strengthened by 26 paise to 62.05 against the dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on fresh selling of the US currency by exporters....

AAP’s Manish Sisodia likely to be appointed Deputy CM of Delhi

New Delhi: Senior AAP leader and Kejriwal's confidante Manish Sisodia could be appointed Deputy Chief Minister in the Aam Aadmi Party government. If sources are to be believed, Sisodia, MLA....

In the name of ‘honour killing’, 20-year-old burnt alive

MATHURA: In another shocking case of honour killing, a 20-year-girl has been burnt alive by her brother and mother in Amirpur village, police said on Thursday. In connection to the....

Civic Polls in Assam: Counting underway, BJP doing exceedingly well

ASSAM: The vote counting for the urban local bodies that began on Thursday morning in Assam is underway. More than 72% voter turnout was recorded on Monday when the election to the 74....

Sunanda Pushkar case: Shashi Tharoor reaches Delhi SIT office for second round of questioning

NEW DELHI: After son Shiv Menon, it is time for Congress MP Shashi Tharoor to be present before the Special Investigation team (SIT) of Delhi Police for round two of questioning in the mysterious death case of his wife Sunanda....

RSS leaders discuss reasons for BJP’s fiasco in Delhi Assembly Elections

NEW DELHI: After the shocking defeat of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the recently concluded Delhi Assembly Elections, the ideological mentor of the party, Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) is holding a meeting in....

‘Chai Pe Charcha’: Arvind Kejriwal meets Narendra Modi, talks on full statehood for Delhi

NEW DELHI: After the two continued to attack each other in their respective campaigns ahead of Delhi Assembly Elections, Delhi Chief Minister designate and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Chief Arvind Kejriwal met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on....

Attacking Modi, Nitish says Governor following ‘script’ from Delhi

New Delhi: Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar today alleged that he was behind the move to allow Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi more time to....

Ajay Maken was thinking about his coterie & himself, Kejriwal ran away with our votes: Sheila Dikshit to NewsX

NEW DELHI: After a traumatic defeat in the recently concluded Delhi Assembly Elections, the former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit of Congress speaks exclusively to NewsX. 76-year-old Dikhsit talks candidly on how the party leaders are....

Bihar Crisis: From PM-in-waiting, he (Nitish Kumar) has become CM-in-waiting, says Shahnawaz Hussain of BJP

NEW DELHI: The spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Shahnawaz Hussain on Wednesday stated that the party will decide who to support in Bihar on the floor of the House when the trial of strength....