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  • India monitoring China-Pakistan military cooperation: Navy chief RK Dhowan 21 hours 0 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan on Monday said India was 'monitoring' the military tie-up between China and Pakistan, including the pact expected to be signed for strengthening the naval power of the western neighbour during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Islamabad. "We continuously monitor the threat perception,...
  • Uttarakhand: Char Dham Yatra to begin on April 21 22 hours 50 minutes ago

    Dehradun: Amid frequent rains and snowfall in Uttarakhand, the annual Char Dham Yatra will begin on Tuesday, with the opening of the gates of Gangotri and Yamunotri shrines on the auspicious occasion of "Akshaya Tritiya". To attract more people to the annual pilgrimage this year after the devastating deluge in 2013,...
  • Supreme Court rejects plea against NGT's order to ban 15 year old vehicles 23 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a plea against an order of the National Green Tribunal banning all vehicles which are more than 15 years old from plying on Delhi roads. "Let us assist them (NGT) and not discourage them," a bench of Chief Justice HL Dattu and Justice...
  • Vasundhara Raje to participate in a Road Show in Kolkata to woo investors Yesterday

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will be participating in two-day roadshow to woo investors in Kolkata on April 21-22. This is for the state's upcoming "Resurgent Rajasthan Summit 2015" to be held from November 19-20 in Jaipur. Raje will lead a delegation along with cabinet ministers Minister for Higher Education Kali...
  • J&K: Mehbooba Mufti condemns killing of youth in Budgam 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Ruling PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday strongly condemned the killing of teenager Suhail Ahmad Sofi in security forces firing at Narbal, saying it is a matter of grave concern that Standard Operation Procedure (SOP) was not followed while dealing with the protesters. "Now that FIR has been lodged in...
  • PM Modi's Toronto remarks aimed at assuring industries: Devendra Fadnavis 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday sought to clarify Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks in Toronto in which he has blamed the erstwhile government for leaving a "mess" behind, saying the statement was meant only to assure industries of "hassle-free" environment in the country. "Firstly, he (Modi) never said...
  • Omar Abdullah condemns killing of youngster in Budgam 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday condemned the killing of a youngster in central Kashmir Budgam district, demanding responsibility be fixed immediately and the guilty punished. "I strongly condemn the killing of 15-year-old Suhail Ahmed in an incident of firing on unarmed protesters by paramilitary forces...
  • 'Shocked' I am in TIME's influential people list: AirAsia chief 3 days ago

    Bengaluru: Learning that I was among the world's most influential people was shocking at first and an humbling experience, says no-frills carrier AirAsia's CEO Tony Fernandes. He has been named among the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine. ...
  • Gujarat government will never acquire land for corporates: Anandiben Patel 4 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Amidst controversy surrounding the Land Acquisition Bill, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Thursday assured farmers that her government would never acquire their land forcibly to give it to corporate houses. While speaking at a public function in Bharuch on Thursday, Patel alleged that some political parties are "misleading" farmers...
  • Delhi: Court to hear afresh defamation plea against AAP, Arvind Kejriwal 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A sessions court in New Delhi has asked a magisterial court to hear afresh a defamation complaint filed against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its leaders including Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Additional Sessions Judge Dinesh Kumar Sharma set aside the November 14 last year judgement passed by the...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 5 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to return to Delhi late on Wednesday night 5 days ago

    Rahul has been on leave since the 22nd of February, missing the first leg of the crucial Budget session of Parliament. He will hold internal meetings on Thursday. He is expected to lead an anti-land ordinance rally on the 19th. Meanwhile there is a divide in Congress over Rahul taking...
  • Delhi Court to hear Income Tax case against Subrata Roy, others on June 1 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday fixed June one to hear an Income Tax case in which Sahara Chief Subrata Roy, now lodged in Tihar Jail, and others have been accused of not filing returns for a group company for 2013-14 assessment year. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Devendra Kumar Sharma...
  • Jayalalithaa's disproportionate assets case; Supreme Court gives split verdict on removal of Special Public Prosecutor 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Wednesday delivered a split verdict on a DMK leader's plea seeking removal of a public prosecutor from representing state in the Karnataka High Court which recently reserved verdict on an appeal of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in a disproportionate assets case. As a...
  • Media attack on me at the behest of arms lobby: VK Singh April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Union Minister Gen (retd) V K Singh alleged that an "insidious campaign" is being run against him by a section of media at the behest of the arms lobby that is "working overtime" to subdue him and he has briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding it. "It is...
  • No Israeli type settlements for Kashmir Pandits: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed April 10, 2015

    Jammu: Reiterating his opposition to composite townships for Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed on Friday said his government was committed to bring the displaced community back but ruled out setting up "Israeli-type" separate clusters for their settlement. "We will not make separate clusters...
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal justifies expulsion of Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday justified AAP's decision to expel dissident leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from top party posts, saying limits were "crossed" and "conspiracies" hatched. Kejriwal also expressed regret for using abusive language that surfaced in audio sting in which he purportedly hurled expletives...
  • Moody's action validates reform steps; want rating upgrade: CEA April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian on Thursday said upgrading of India's outlook to positive by Moody's validates the government's reform thrust as well as the fiscal discipline roadmap, and expressed hope for a rating upgrade in near future. ...
  • Nasim Zaidi appointed next Chief Election Commissioner April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi on Thursday was appointed as the next Chief Election Commissioner. President Pranab Mukherjee has cleared his appointment, a Law Ministry statement said. He will assume charge with effect from April 19, after the incumbent Hari Shankar Brahma demits office on April...
  • Delhi HC raps Centre for failing to appoint Chief Information Commissioner April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday came down heavily on the Centre on issue of appointment of a Chief Information Commissioner. The posts of the Chief Information Commissioner and three information commissioners are lying vacant for nearly a year. While rapping the Centre, the High Court bench of Chief...
  • Hillary Clinton hires Google executive as her tech chief April 9, 2015

    Washington: Likely 2016 Democratic US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has hired a Google executive to serve as her chief technology officer, a person familiar with the campaign's planning said on Wednesday. Clinton hired Stephanie Hannon, Google's director of product management for civic innovation and social impact, to run her technology...
  • Maharashtra government mulling to install mobile jamming towers in jails April 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday said the government is considering to install mobile jamming towers in prisons across the state. Speaking during the Question Hour, Fadnavis said despite installing mobile jammers in prisons, cases of phones being sneaked in for the use of prisoners are not decreasing. Congress MLC...
  • Madhya Pradesh CM orders SIT probe into killing of cop by 'sand mafia' April 6, 2015

    Bhopal: Taking serious note of the killing of a police constable allegedly by sand mafia in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday said the case will be probed by a Special Investigation Team. Chouhan reviewed the incident during a high-level meeting at Mantralaya and directed the...
  • Andhra Pradesh seeks Centre's help for construction of new capital April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday called on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over financial issues relating the state including new state capital and Polavaram multipurpose irrigation project. According to state representative K Ramamohan Rao, the Chief Minister sought support from Jaitley for construction of the...
  • Delhi BJP attacks Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP on Sunday attacked the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government for allegedly spending lakhs of rupees on an event in which Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched an anti-corruption helpline and said it was a "drama" to divert attention from his "autocratic" behaviour. Delhi BJP President Satish Upadhyay questioned...
  • CJI HL Dattu tries to downplay row over Justice Kurian April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Chief Justice of India HL Dattu on Sunday sought to downplay the "unfortunate" row surrounding his colleague Kurian Joseph's objection to holding of Judges' meet on Good Friday, saying the presence of only three top judges of the Supreme Court is mandatory for such events. ...
  • Uber hires Facebook's chief security officer Joe Sullivan April 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Cab-hailing company Uber Technologies, under fire for how it charges passengers and ensures their safety, said it hired Facebook's Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan. Sullivan, Uber's first chief security officer, has spent five years at Facebook and eight years at the US Department of Justice, mainly in cybercrime, Uber said...
  • Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of High Courts to discuss judicial reforms, pendency of cases April 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Judicial reforms to tackle over 2.6 crore cases pending in courts and ensure speedy trial would be among critical issues to be debated upon at a conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of High Courts beginning in New Delhi on Friday. The three-day conference, to be addressed by...
  • Single window clearance for tourism projects in Jammu and Kashmir: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed April 2, 2015

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Thursday announced a "single window" for project clearance in a time-bound manner to fast-track approvals for laying high-end tourism infrastructure in the state. "There is a need to promote 'Business with Ease' and the Single Window will facilitate creation of high-end...
  • RTI activist asks Rajasthan government to clear land encroached by mafia April 2, 2015

    Jaipur: An RTI activist on Thursday asked Rajasthan government to clear the land encroached in Dausa district by "mafia working as property dealers", who he alleged are hand in glove with the police. "Land mafia working as property dealers encroached 3 beegha land of Nagarpalika Bandikui (Dausa district) some ten years...