Slamming the Congress after the Supreme Court dismissed Rafale review petitions, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on November 14 said the allegations of corruption were aimed at maligning Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demanded that the party apologise for it. The Supreme Court on Thursday gave a clean chit to the …read more
The country's aviation watchdog, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has ordered an inquiry after an Airbus A320 commercial jet flown by GoAir was forced to execute an unorthodox and dangerous take-off from Bengaluru International Airport in poor weather conditions.
The A320 jet had taken off from Nagpur on …read more
The BJP high command has announced tickets for 13 of the 15 seats all set to face bypolls on December 5. The party has given tickets to 13 disqualified MLAs who joined the party just hours before the tickets were announced on November 14.
The party is yet to announce …read more
Indian refiners have resumed buying Malaysian palm oil after a gap of nearly a month and contracted around 70,000 tonnes of shipments in December as Kuala Lumpur has been offering a $5 per tonne discount over supplies from rival Indonesia, five traders told Reuters on Thursday.
The resumption in …read more
Pharmaceutical giant Ranbaxy Laboratories' ex-promoter Malvinder Singh has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case. Mr Singh, who was already in Delhi Police's custody in connection with a fraud case, has been handed over to the central agency.
The Enforcement Directorate had initiated money laundering probe …read more
Air quality in the national capital remained in a severe category on Thursday as the Delhi-NCR region continued to be shrouded by a thick layer of toxic smog.
Schools in the Delhi-NCR region remained closed as per the direction of the authorities on Wednesday night. The closure of the schools …read more
Leaders of the Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena held meetings in Mumbai on Thursday to discuss a ''common minimum programme'' before a possible alliance with the Uddhav Thackeray-led party for government formation in Maharashtra.
A draft of the common minimum programme (CMP) will have to be approved by top leaders …read more
Pakistan has ruled out any deal with India in Kulbhushan Jadhav's case and said any step taken to implement the International Court of Justice's decision will be according to its Constitution.
Foreign Office Spokesperson Mohammad Faisal's remarks came a day after Pakistan Army said that the government was considering various …read more
The BJP and All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) will contest this month's Jharkhand Assembly election separately after the allies failed to finalise a seat-sharing agreement. The ruling party is now left with no partner in the state as Lok Janshakti Party, BJP's prominent Bihar ally, earlier this month announced that …read more
The state Government Wednesday declared financial package of Rs 700 crore for farmers who have sustained crop loss due to recent unseasonal rain in most part of the state. Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said that a decision in this regard was taken by the Cabinet headed by Chief Minister …read more
BJP president and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday rejected estranged ally Shiv Sena's claim that the BJP promised rotational chief ministership ahead of the Maharashtra elections and categorically said that the party will not accept the new demands put forth by Sena.
In an interview with ANI, Shah …read more
The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro), which failed to land a probe on Moon in its first attempt in September 2019 (Chandrayaan-2), has begun work on Chandrayaan-3 with a deadline of November 2020, sources said.
Isro has formed multiple committees - an overall panel and three sub-committees - and held at least …read more
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to be the chief guest at India's Republic Day celebrations next year.
Prime Minister Modi met Bolsonaro on Wednesday on the sidelines of the 11th Brics Summit held here to focus on building mechanisms for counter-terrorism cooperation and strengthen …read more
India has strongly condemned a fake letter circulating in Bangladesh's local media claiming that Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed it to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.
"We strongly condemn those responsible for deliberately spreading such fake and malicious news, to divide communities, create disharmony and undermine friendship between the …read more
The Supreme Court today referred petitions seeking a review of its decision to allow the entry of women of all age groups in Kerala's Sabarimala Temple to a larger seven-judge bench.
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said the question of whether women of all ages should be allowed into …read more
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