In a sudden move, Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung resigned today, ending a nearly three-and-half- year-long eventful tenure, mostly marked by bitter confrontation with AAP government on a range of issues that virtually brought governance to a halt on many occasions.
In a scathing attack on Opposition for stalling Parliament over demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today alleged they were trying to "rescue the corrupt" like Pakistan gives cover fire to terrorists to cross border and said the note ban has exposed the 'kala
In the backdrop of reports of recent clashes between two groups in Howrah district's Dhulagarh area, West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi today called state Director General of Police Surajit Kar Purakayastha and enquired about the law and order situation there.
While state could not clear the dues for contractors, no bidder is coming forward for fresh tenders
As demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes has affected all aspects of the lives of the general public, it told upon the reclamation work of the land at Singur too that the state government was returning to farmers there under the Supreme Court order of August 30.
The ED today attached assets to the tune of Rs 1,250 crore, including eight hotels and a Rolls Royce luxury car, in connection with its money laundering probe in the Rose Valley chit fund scam case where thousands of people were allegedly cheated in West Bengal and Odisha.
A Kolkata-based businessman, arrested in connection with alleged conversion of over Rs 25 crore old currency in new notes, was today sent to seven days in Enforcement Directorate custody by a city court which was told that he was required to unearth the money trail.
Former coal secretary H C Gupta, facing prosecution in coal scam cases, was on Thursday put on trial by a special court along with four others including two public servants for alleged offences of cheating and criminal conspiracy in the JICPL case.
National Company Law Tribunal Thursday refused to hear the plea for interim relief of Cyrus Investments company pending disposal of a petition filed by family-owned companies of Cyrus Mistry, the ousted Chairman of Tata Sons, alleging bad practices, oppression and mis
The re-auction of embattled businessman Vijay Mallya's Goa property, Kingfisher Villa, yet again turned out to be a damp squib on Thursday despite a reduction in reserve price by 5 per cent to Rs 81 crore by lenders.
Commending the demonetisation move by the NDA government, a group of Indian-Americans have said that this would not only help eliminate corruption and fight terrorism, but also fast track digitization of economy.
To reduce pollution arising from burning of agricultural waste, a biomass-to-ethanol plant is being set up by the Indian Oil Corporation in Panipat to prepare ethanol from agricultural and other residues, a top government official said.
The rupee struggled to establish a clear trend and fell back against the US dollar to end lower by 8 paise at 67.99 even as massive capital outflow worries induced further instability in currency markets.
The Income Tax Department has warned taxpayers against sharing their user ID and password with any unauthorised person, saying they too will be liable to face consequences for misuse of their confidential information.
Demonetised currency notes of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 denomination seized in corruption cases and other criminal matters and which is accounted for should be invested in fixed deposits with nationalised banks by December 30, the Madhya Pradesh High Court has ruled.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj today sought a report from Indian Ambassador in Norway on the allegations made by an Indian couple that the Norwegian authorities have taken away their five-year-old child on frivolous complaint of abuse.
Augmenting the manpower of CISF-- guarding critical infrastructure like airports and assets in nuclear domain-- the government has sanctioned raising the strength of the force with 37,000 more troops in order to bolster security at these facilities.
In a bid to corner the Trinamool Congress government on the issue of communal riots in West Bengal, the BJP will send a fact finding team comprising MPs and central leaders, to Dhulagarh in Howrah district, which had witnessed group clashes last week.
"Do everything possible to get the missing JNU student", Delhi High Court today told the police and directed that Najeeb Ahmed's roommate and the nine suspects in the case be subjected to lie-detector test.
Confederation of various civil services officers association including IRS and IPS today sought immediate intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in removing "discriminatory and monopolistic" procedure for appointment at higher posts of the government alleging it
Union minister Maneka Gandhi today pitched the idea of a cashless economy to Anganwadi workers and urged them to encourage other people to switch to digital transactions, but many of them remained unconvinced and asked how would they buy a smartphone or an internet pa