Date wise Archive

Bhubaneswar

The special session of the Odisha Assembly on GST Thursday hit hurdles from the begining with the Opposition seeking more time to go through contents of the Bills introduced by state Finance minister S B Behera.

NEW DELHI

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday highlighted the importance of intelligence gathering and the use of modern technology for strengthening the rail security.

New York

The Indian IT industry "rightly" should be in "panic" mode as it has not kept pace with the fast-changing innovation, India-born former McKinsey head Rajat Gupta has said.

NEW DELHI

American auto major General Motors on Thursday decided to stop selling its vehicles in India as there was no turnaround in its fortunes here after struggling for over two decades to make a mark.

Melbourne

The Queensland government has offered Indian mining giant Adani a deal that would result in it paying just 2 million Australian dollar a year in royalties on its proposed Carmichael coal mine project in Australia, according to a media report.

NEW DELHI

A court here on Thursday refused to initiate proceedings on the plea of the CBI seeking to declare Malaysian nationals T Ananda Krishnan and Augustus Ralph Marshall absconders in the Aircel-Maxis deal case.

NEW DELHI

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday confiscated a Rs 100-crore worth beachside farm house "controlled" by beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya in connection with its money laundering probe against him.

Mumbai

With higher profits from its huge investment portfolio, Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has decided to pay 40 per cent higher bonuses and dividends to the government and its customers, respectively, in 2016-17.

Lucknow

A Special Investigation Team was constituted today to probe the death of IAS officer Anurag Tiwari as the issue generated heat in the state Assembly for the second consecutive day.

Lucknow

The Karnataka-cadre IAS officer, who was found dead under mysterious circumstances here, was about to expose scams worth thousands of crores of rupees of Congress-led government in Karnataka, UP minister Suresh Kumar Khanna said in the state assembly today.

Kolkata

Union minister M J Akbar today hailed the economic and foreign policy initiatives of the Modi government and said the country has entered an economic era of integrity and inclusiveness, where no one will be left behind.

Kolkata

President Pranab Mukherjee today termed as "unacceptable" attacks on doctors and vandalisation of hospitals by angry relatives of patients, saying they too have some responsibilities to ensure a better healthcare system.

Srinagar

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley today met Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti here and discussed various issues pertaining to the state, including funds flow under the Prime Minister's Development Plan.

NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court today termed as "scandalous" certain remarks made by Arvind Kejriwal's lawyer Ram Jethmalani against Arun Jaitley during his cross examination in a civil defamation suit filed by the Union Minister.

Mumbai

While a battery of legal luminaries worked hard for former naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav at The Hague, his friends did their bit back home in Mumbai -- with prayers seeking a favourable verdict from the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Colombo

Tamils in Sri Lankas war-ravaged northern and eastern provinces are today observing the eigth anniversary of the end of the three-decade brutal civil war in the country in 2009.

Islamabad

Pakistan has rejected former military ruler Pervez Musharraf's demands of military security and safe passage to Dubai to face his high treason trial, saying an "absconder" cannot give conditions and "dictate his prerequisites" to the court.

Chandigarh

BJP President Amit Shah will arrive on a two-day visit to Chandigarh on Saturday as part of his country-wide 95-day tour, which began from Jammu last month.

NEW DELHI

An alleged hawala operator was today sent to two-day police custody by a special court here in the Election Commission bribery case involving AIADMK (Amma) faction leader T T V Dhinakaran.

NEW DELHI

Leaders cutting across party lines today condoled the demise of Union minister and BJP leader Anil Madhav Dave, remembering him as a soft-spoken, honest person and a learned man.

NEW DELHI

An expert in river conservation and a member of the parliamentary forum on global warming, environment was a subject close to the heart of Anil Madhav Dave who was appointed environment minister only last year.

Srinagar

The clashes between the stone-pelting students and security forces refuse to die down with a fresh round of confrontation reported in south Kashmir's Kulgam district today, leaving more than a dozen students injured.

Lucknow

The BSP today asked the Yogi Adityanath government as to what was its plan to curb crime in the state claiming that criminals were feeling emboldened while the chief minister was merely making announcements.

NEW DELHI

Sanitation, education and health would be the focus areas for the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC), said Preeti Aggarwal, after being elected as the new mayor of the civic body.

Kolkata

The Calcutta High Court today turned down the bail plea of a doctor, arrested by the state CID in November 2016 for his alleged complicity in a child trafficking and adoption racket.

Itanagar

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu today sought Centre's support for a full- fledged agriculture university in the state.

Patna

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has written to the Centre on Wednesday demanding that the application for cultivation of GM mustard be cancelled.

Cuttack

The Orissa High Court on Wednesday issued notice to Congress leader Arindam (Bapi) Sharkel asking him why the bail given to him on April 17 should not be recalled in a murder case.

Ranchi

Former Parliament member and RJD leader from Bihar Prabhunath Singh was convicted in a 22-year-old murder case of then legislator Ashok Singh by a Jharkhand court today.

Araria

Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel arrested a man from the India-Nepal border in Bihar's Araria district and seized 900 gram of heroin worth Rs 6 crore from him, officials said today.

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