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Mayawati asks BJP to make public its source of funds during polls

BSP chief Mayawati attacked the BJP asking it to make public the source of funds received by it during elections and alleged that it cannot tolerate ...

Bill to amend RTI law introduced in LS

A bill which seeks to take away the stature of information commissioners from equivalent of election commissioners and give the Centre the power to s...

Earthquake jolts Arunachal Pradesh, other NE states

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and other northeastern states on Friday afternoon. The epicenter of the quake was located at ...

Raw silk production increased by 10.52%: Govt

India is the second largest producer of silk in the world and the total raw silk production in the country increased by 10.52 per cent during 2018-19...

Babri case: SC asks judge to deliver verdict within 9 months

The Supreme Court asked the special judge conducting trial in the Babri Masjid demolition case, involving BJP veterans such as L.K Advani, M.M Joshi ...

PM invites suggestions for his I-Day speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited suggestions from people for his Independence Day speech, saying it will allow thoughts of the common man to be h...

Not misusing power to save govt: Kumaraswamy

Karnataka Chief Minister H.D Kumaraswamy asserted he would not misuse power to save his government, as he spoke on the confidence motion moved by him...

TN to set up Tamil lab in Banaras Hindu varsity

A language lab will be set up in the Banaras Hindu University to teach Tamil quickly and easily to speakers of other languages, Minister for Culture ...

Several Bengali film, TV actors join BJP

Several Bengali actors, including Parno Mittra, joined the BJP on Thursday in presence of the party's West Bengal unit head Dilip Ghosh. Welcoming th...

LS productivity reaches 20-yr high

The ongoing session of the 17th Lok Sabha has been the most productive in the last 20 years, with the Lower House registering 128 per cent productivi...

Finance Bill passed in LS

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman asserted her Budget proposals are aimed at improving ease of living and reducing pain of citizen, even as she did...

Goa CM presents Rs 19,548.69 cr budget

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant presented the budget for 2019-20 with a gross expenditure of Rs 19,548.69 crore, a rise of 14.16 per cent over the R...

'Police training' for school students in Rajasthan

The Rajasthan government has formally launched a training programme for school students, in line with the National Cadet Corps practice, aiming to cu...

8,189 Indian prisoners lodged in foreign jails

As many as 8,189 Indian prisoners, including undertrials, are lodged in various jails around the world, the External Affairs Ministry said on Thursda...

Mob lynching: SC declines urgent hearing on plea against states

The Supreme Court on Thursday declined urgent hearing on a plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against some states for their alleged fail...

Amit Shah to head ministerial panel on AI sale

Home Minister Amit Shah will head a reconstituted group of ministers (GoM) on Air India disinvestment and Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has b...

7 indirect taxation-related laws being amended

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said seven legislations under indirect taxation are being amended to ensure greater simplicity, as she moved the ...

Robert Vadra withdraws plea in Delhi HC

Businessman Robert Vadra withdrew his plea, filed in the Delhi High Court, for direction to the Enforcement Directorate not to take any coercive acti...

GoAir may start flights to Bhutan from New Delhi

Wadia group-promoted budget carrier GoAir is likely to commence flight services to Bhutan from New Delhi, a source said on Thursday.GoAir, which star...

Ayodhya dispute: SC allows mediation process to continue

The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed mediation process in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case to continue and sought a report on its ...

Netflix to roll out mobile-screen plans in India

Video streaming company Netflix will roll out a cheaper mobile-only plan in India as it looks to woo viewers amid growing competition from Amazon Pri...

'Saravana Bhavan' founder P. Rajagopal dies

'Saravana Bhavan' founder P. Rajagopal, convicted in a murder case, died at a private hospital in Chennai on Thursday, sources said.Rajagopal, shifte...

'Chandrayaan-2' launch rescheduled for Jul 22

India's second mission to the Moon 'Chandrayaan-2', which was called off due to a technical snag, has been rescheduled for launch on July 22, the Ind...

Cabinet approves bill to scrap 58 redundant laws

In its effort to weed out archaic and dead statutes, the Union Cabinet approved a bill to scrap 58 laws which have lost their relevance. The NDA gove...

Munnar encroachments: HC pulls up Kerala govt

The Kerala High Court pulled up the state government over the issue of alleged encroachments in the tourist town of Munnar, saying it was facilitatin...

Pakistan must review Kulbhushan's death sentence: ICJ

In a major victory for India, the International Court of Justice on Wednesday ruled that Pakistan must review the death sentence for Indian national ...

71% feel press freedom under threat in India: Survey

As many as 71 per cent people feel that press freedom is threatened in India, according to a new poll. Neta app, a technology platform that lets user...

Govt to prepare national data on unorganised sector

Shrinking of unorganised sector is a 'positive' indicator of development and the government will prepare a separate data on unorganised workers in In...

Govt approves 7 amendments to insolvency law

In a significant move, the government on Wednesday cleared seven amendments to the insolvency law. The amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Co...