Date wise Archive

DAHEJ (GUJ)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that his government has given a new mantra "P for P" -- implying ports for prosperity.

NEW DELHI

The BJP had "very successfully caricatured" Rahul Gandhi but the tactic is no longer working because the people now see the Congress vice president as an "effective opponent" to the ruling party, former minister Shashi Tharoor has said.

NEW DELHI

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik will be chargesheeted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) this week for his alleged role in terror funding and money laundering cases in the country, officials said.

NEW DELHI

"I will miss his tantrums" is what Congress president Sonia Gandhi said while bidding farewell to Pranab Mukherjee from the Congress Working Committee at a meeting which formally approved his name as the UPA's presidential nominee in June 2012.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court has asked the Centre if state commissions for women (SCW) actually exist across the country.

Kolkata

An EMU local train hit another stationary train from behind near Haur station of South Eastern Railway today, but nobody was injured, an SER spokesman said.

NEW DELHI

Essar Projects, the EPC arm of Ruias-led Essar Group, today said it has constructed and designed the 'roll-on-roll-off' (ro-ro) terminals at both Dahej and Ghogha ports, as part of its Rs 225 crore contract from the Gujarat government.

DAHEJ (GUJ)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asserted that the process of taking "important decisions" regarding the economic reforms will continue.

NEW DELHI

Some rejig in GST rate structure is required to reduce the burden on small and medium businesses, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia has said.

Mumbai

The loss-making Air India is likely to relook into some existing key contracts with its suppliers, including aircraft lessors and engine makers, as it seeks to trim costs ahead of stake sale by the government.

Hyderabad

The Telangana government will soon tie-up with a consortium of industries for setting up a rail coach factory in the state, a senior official said today.

Panaji

Union Commerce and Industry Ministry will be hosting an international level event in Goa in February 2018 to attract investments in the coastal state in environment friendly sectors, minister Suresh Prabhu said today.

Indore

BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya today said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was in the interest of the country and traders involved in tax evasion are facing problems after the introduction of this new tax regime.

Hyderabad

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today said his government has signed memorandums of understanding with 22 companies which will invest Rs 3,900 crore in the upcoming Kakatiya Mega Textile Park in the Warangal district.

Hyderabad

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today said his government has signed memorandums of understanding with 22 companies which will invest Rs 3,900 crore in the upcoming Kakatiya Mega Textile Park in the Warangal district.

Mumbai

Global payment solutions major Visa is concentrating on the low-ticket and high-volume digital transactions in India rather than catering to just the rich segment, a top official has said.

NEW DELHI

On this day 74 years ago, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose had announced the establishment of the provisional government of Azad Hind in occupied Singapore in 1943.

NEW DELHI

Organised crime is not restricted to a "particular state" and a trial court can take note of charge sheets filed against offenders outside the state for invoking the stringent MCOCA, the Supreme Court has held.

Chandigarh

The three-day Haryana Assembly session beginning tomorrow is likely to be a stormy affair with opposition parties trying to corner the BJP-led regime on several issues, including scrapping of the Dadupur Nalvi canal scheme by the state government.

NEW DELHI

"Terrorising" teachers is an "unthinkable" and "shocking" act, the Delhi High Court said after it was told that a DU law student had threatened a lady professor who had caught him cheating during exams.

NEW DELHI

A man, who allegedly raped a woman and inserted wooden sticks into her private parts leading to her death, will also be tried for murder, the Delhi High Court has said, setting aside a trial court order.

Thiruvananthapuram

The Left parties today said the vilification of the Taj Mahal by BJP leaders exposed their "intolerance" towards matters they could not associate themselves with.

Bengaluru

Members of the Shia Muslim community here have given their nod to the city corporation to demolish a wall of a mosque to widen a road. "We do not want to give any trouble to the people of Bengaluru and the state government.

Thiruvananthapuram

The Kerala Congress today said it would politically and legally fight the alleged "attempt" by the CPI(M)-led LDF government in the state to "tarnish" the image of its leaders over the judicial commission's report on the solar scam.

Chennai

The Madras High Court today set aside government orders banning two Tamil books written by K Senthil Mallar with a condition that "provoking contents" in the books be altered or deleted.

NEW DELHI

Delhi's air quality improved further today as strong winds helped flush out pollutants, which had seen a rapid build-up on the night of Diwali due to incessant fireworks.

Chennai

The DMK today joined ally Congress in criticising the Election Commission for not announcing Gujarat's election schedule, saying it should work with the principle "Caesar's wife must be above suspicion".

Hyderabad

Former minister and Congress leader D Sridhar Babu and two others have been booked for allegedly trying to falsely implicate a leader of the ruling TRS in a drugs case.

Thane

Two labourers were arrested today for allegedly killing a 40-year-old woman, cutting her body into several pieces and dumping them at different locations, police said.

Washington

The Trump Administration is "considering" India's request for armed drones for its air force, according to a senior American official.

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