PM Modi embarks on 3-nation visit

Aug 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday left the national capital for France to attend bilateral and multilateral programmes there. From France, Modi will travel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE)... Read more »

Never met Indrani: Karti contradicts ED claims

Aug 22 (IANS) Rubbishing claims of Enforcement Directorate (ED), Karti Chidambaram, who is also an accused in INX Media case along with his father P. Chidambaram, said he never met Peter or Indrani... Read more »

20 Questions CBI posed to Chidambaram

Aug 22 (IANS) After a dramatic sequence of events through the evening that culminated in the arrest of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram by the CBI, the senior Congress leader spent an almost... Read more »

With Modi visit, India cements strategic connect with Gulf nations

Aug 22 (IANS) When he visits Bahrain this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have visited all the Gulf nations, and most importantly strengthened Indias close connect with the six-nation powerful Gulf Cooperation... Read more »

Crackdown on MNS ahead of Thackeray’s ED appearance

 Aug 22 (IANS) Hours before Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray appears before the Enforcement Directorate, Mumbai Police launched a crackdown on key party functionaries to prevent them from creating any ruckus,... Read more »

Army HQ reorganization: 206 officers sent to field

Aug 21 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday approved the relocation of 206 Army officers from here to their original field units as part of reorganization of the Army headquarters. The approval... Read more »

Terrorist, SPO killed in first encounter post 370 axing

 Aug 21 (IANS) A Special Police Officer (SPO) and a terrorist were killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramullah district in the first gun battle since the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution.... Read more »

CBI notice to Chidambaram doesn’t mention provision of law

Aug 21 (IANS) Responding to a CBI notice pasted outside the residence of former Union Minister P. Chidambaram, one of the lawyers of the Congress leader told the agency on Wednesday that it... Read more »

Yogi brings in 23 new ministers, many first timers

Aug 21 (IANS) In what can be termed as a near-total revamp of the Yogi Adityanath government, 23 new ministers were sworn in on Wednesday at the Raj Bhawan by Governor Anandiben Patel.... Read more »

MNS activist ends life after ED notice to Raj Thackeray

Aug 21 (IANS) Agitated by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) summons to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray, a young party activist committed suicide by setting himself afire, here on Wednesday morning, police... Read more »

J&K govt help saves Srinagar BPO from shutdown

Aug 20 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir administration has come to the rescue to Srinagar-based BPO AEGIS, which was about to shut down operations after its main client Vodafone stopped giving it business... Read more »

3 NIA officers being probed for blackmailing

Aug 20 (IANS) Three NIA officers, including a Superintendent of Police, are facing a departmental probe following allegations of blackmailing levelled against them by a Delhi-based businessman. The businessman has complained that the... Read more »

Let’s go for indigenous defence manufacturing: Rajnath

Aug 20 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday that India needs to cut down dependency on foreign manufacturers in defence production and instead develop indigenous comprehensive capabilities. Singh was delivering the... Read more »

17 to take oath as cabinet ministers in Karnataka

Aug 20 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa would induct 17 legislators as ministers in the first phase of his cabinet expansion, a party official said on Tuesday. “Our party high command has... Read more »

Yogi government hikes petrol, diesel prices

Aug 20 (IANS) Petrol and diesel will cost more in Uttar Pradesh from Tuesday after the state government hiked Value Added Tax (VAT)on both. A litre of petrol will now cost 98 paisa... Read more »

Ex-LS Speaker’s son and Raj Thackeray summoned by ED

Aug 19 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha Speaker Manohar Joshis son and realty developer Unmesh Joshi has been summoned, along with his business partner Raj Thackeray, by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), for a probe... Read more »

Yogi’s cabinet reshuffle postponed

Aug 19 (IANS) The much awaited cabinet reshuffle of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has been postponed. The reshuffle which was to take place on Monday was deferred late on Sunday... Read more »

Mughal descendant offers gold brick for Ram temple

Aug 18 (IANS) Prince Habeebuddin Tucy, who claims to be a descendant of last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar, has offered to donate a gold brick to build the Ram temple at Ayodhya.... Read more »

Yediyurappa awaits Shah’s nod to expand cabinet

Aug 18 (IANS) The much-delayed cabinet expansion of the three-week-old BJP government in Karnataka is set to take place this week after party’s national president Amit Shah clears the names of legislators for... Read more »

Jaitley’s condition critical, several ministers visit AIIMS

Aug 18 (IANS) Several Union Ministers including Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani and Jitendra Singh, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat as well as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited AIIMS on Sunday to enquire about... Read more »