SC orders Subrata Roy to pay Rs 1500 crore to avoid jail
The apex court warned Roy that he may be sent to jail again if amount is not paid.
China launches second aircraft carrier
The 50,000-tonne new aircraft carrier was transferred from a dry dock into the water at a launch ceremony in northeast Dalian shipyard of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corp (CSIC) amid streamers and champagne.
Global military spending increases for the second straight year
US tops the list with 611 billion dollars followed by China, Russia and Saudi Arabia.
Fifty four per cent voting in MCD polls, exit polls predict BJP sweep
According to exit polls, Bharatiya Janata Party is all set to sweep the polls dashing the hopes of ruling Aam Admi Party government.
Hindi may be made compulsory till class X in central schools
HRD has been asked to form a policy in consultation with the state governments.
US deploys advanced THAAD missile defence system in South Korea
The anti-ballistic missile system is designed to shoot down short, medium and intermediate range ballistic missiles.
SC refuses to stay arrest warrant against Gayatri Prajapati
The apex court had on February 17 directed the UP Police to lodge an FIR against Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Prajapati.
SBI to impose penalty for not maintaining minimum balance
The penalty will be imposed from the first April.
One killed, 2 hurt in suspected car attack in Germany
After the crash the driver escaped on foot armed with a knife on a busy city centre street.
Modi promises to bring an end to bloackades if BJP wins Manipur
As per the local media reports, the venue of the rally was shifted from Kangla Fort to Langjing Achouba after Irom Sharmila’s People Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) raised objection.
Akhilesh exchanges heated words with Mulayam, Shivpal
As per the visuals shown on TV channels, there was a verbal dual between Akhilesh Yadav and his uncle Shivpal Yadav at the meeting as their supporters clashed outside the party office.
Varun Gandhi rejects Swaraj Abhiyan’s charges against him
Gandhi issued a point by point by rebuttal in an open letter issued on social media.
Varun Gandhi under scanner for links to arms dealer Abhishek Verma
BJP MP Varun Gandhi was at the centre of a controversy over allegations that he had leaked defence secrets to arms dealer Abhishek Verma after being honey trapped. However, Varun Gandhi immediately denied the charges.
No Party Can Use Govt Funds, Machinery For Publicity: Election Commission
The central poll panel has directed that no political party would be allowed to use public funds and government machinery to carry out activities that amount to advertisement for it.
Four out of eight members pull out SAARC summit in Islamabad
In a major diplomatic embarrassment for Pakistan, four out of eight SAARC countries have pulled out of 19th SAARC Summit to be held in Islamabad in November.
Pakistan killing innocents, spilling blood across Asia: PM
In a blunt warning to Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused Pakistan of conspiring to spill blood and kill innocent people across Asia by exporting terror.
Corruption case registered against DCW Chief Swati Maliwal
Reports quoted ACB chief Mukesh Kumar Meena confirming the registration of an FIR against Swati Maliwal.
President, VP, Nepal PM greet PM Modi on on his 66th birthday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was today greeted by President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari over the phone on his 66th birthday. Prime Minister also visited his mother Srimati Hiraba who stays with his brother in Gandhinagar, Gujarat to seek her blessings.
Big setback to Congress, party loses Arunachal govt in 2 months
Khandu, who had replaced Nabam Tuki in July, presented 42 MLAs before Assembly Speaker Tenzing Norbu Thongdok, who accepted their joining the PPA, Assembly sources said.
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Palaniswami takes charge as CM, gets 15 days to prove majority
Thirty one other ministers were also sworn-in by the governor C Vidyasagar Rao.
Sasikala being sent to jail after Supreme Court rejects plea for more time
Before heading to Bengaluru, Sasikala paid a visit to former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s memorial near Marina beach in Chennai.
SC directs the govt to frame national policy for mentally ill
Chief Justice of India issued notice to the Union Health Ministry saying the issue figured in the concurrent list of the Constitution and hence the Centre also has the authority to frame norms.
SC convicts Sasikala, she names Palaniswami for CM post, expels Panneerselvam
After the shock verdict, AIADMK announced that the party has elected Edapadi K.Palanisamy as the leader of the legislature party while O Panneerselvam has been removed from primary membership of the party.
Vyapam Scam: SC cancels admission of over 600 medical students
Supreme Court on Monday cancelled the admission of more than 600 students, who enrolled in five-year MBBS course in Madhya Pradesh during 2008-2012.
No questioning for deposits upto Rs 2.5 lakh: CBDT
Income Tax department said only those accounts will be probed that do not match the tax returns.
Income Tax conducts over 1,100 raids on suspicious deposits
Government agencies have conducted over 1,100 searches and issued 5,100 notices to verify suspicious high-value cash deposits.
CBI court discharges Maran brothers in Aircel-Maxis case
Special CBI Judge O P Saini said that no prima facie case warranting framing of charges against any of these accused was made out on the basis of materials placed on record.
Four years jail, fine for keeping old notes worth over Rs 10,000
Union Cabinet Wednesday approved ordinance related to demonetisation of old 500 and 1000 rupee notes. After 31st March 2017, possession…
Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane to succeed Army Chief General Bipin Rawat
Lt General Manoj Mukund Naravance was also a part of the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) in Sri Lanka during Operation Pawan.