Party stares at split as Mulayam ousts Akhilesh, Ramgopal for 6 years
In a tough action, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today expelled his son and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav as well as general secretary Ramgopal Yadav from the party for six years for "gross indiscipline", a decision that will lead to a political crisis in Uttar Pradesh.
Law caught up with Pal, Says BJP; junks CM’s charge
TMC MP Tapas Pal was today arrested by CBI for his alleged involvement in Rose Valley Chit Fund scam, drawing angry condemnation from chief minister Mamata Banerjee who called it "political vendetta" by the Centre over the party's opposition to demonetisation.
Demanding that the prime minister should apologise and resign taking responsibility for his "failure" on demonetisation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today dared the Centre to arrest all the TMC MPs, charging the Modi government ofpursuing "vendetta poli
In significant push towards a less-cash economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced starting a biometric payment system using Aadhar platform within two weeks even as he exhorted citizens to adopt digital currency from the new year.
With 50 days over since demonetisation, Rahul Gandhi today targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi by posing five questions including the amount of black money recovered since November 8 and the number of jobs lost due to the dramatic decision.The Congress vice preside
China today finally blocked India's proposal to list JeM chief and Pathankot mastermind Masood Azhar as a designated terrorist by the UN, triggering a sharp reaction from New Delhi which termed it as "unfortunate blow" and a step that confirms prevalence of double sta
CBI today carried out searches at the office of OSD of Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain in connection with alleged irregularities in his appointment at Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalya and subsequently as an aide to the Minister.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today dared the Centre to get all the appointments made by his government probed after the CBI filed an FIR into the appointment of city Health Minister Satyendar Jain's OSD.
The Delhi High Court today granted parole for one day to ex-Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, serving a 10-year jail term in teachers' recruitment scam case, to attend his grandson and MP Dushyant Chautala's engagement on January 3, 2017.
Delhi High Court today sought the response of former IAF chief S P Tyagi on CBI's plea challenging his bail in the AgustaWestland chopper scam case contending that he could "hamper" its probe and "alert" other accused if he remained out of custody.
The Union Finance Ministry Friday said that the Indian economy grew 7.2 per cent in the first half of the current fiscal, retaining its position as one of the fastest growing major economies in the world.
India Friday signed a pact with Singapore to amend a decade old treaty to begin taxing capital gains on investments routed through the South East Asian nation from April next to check round-tripping of funds, after rolling back similar benefits to Mauritius and Cyprus
Indian aviation is no more a rich man's prerogative and growth will continue on high trajectory in the new year, Union Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said as the sector saw the much-needed reforms taking off in 2016 with new policy and ambitious regional connectivity p
A large number of PILs on issues relating to demonetisation and litigations involving Tatas over management and operation of its JV airline AirAsia India and the iconic Taj Mansingh hotel in the heart of capital were among major financial and corporate cases handled b
State-run BSNL is planning to take on lease about 15,000 point of sale machines to enable more customers to use digital methods of bill payment, and sees digital transactions accounting for up to 40 per cent of all bill payments by March 2017, nearly double of curre
Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale would inaugurate the central office of Reserve Category Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RICCI), a body of reserved category entrepreneurs.
The proposed 710-km Mumbai-Nagpur Super Expressway will be going cashless with the Maharashtra government planning to use modern technology for toll levy as part of its efforts to boost digital payments.
The Telangana government would soon set up an 'Industrial Health Clinic' to revive sick units in the MSME sector with a corpus of Rs 100 crore, State Industries Minister K T Rama Rao said in the Legislative Assembly here on Friday.