Prime Minister Narendra Modi, interacting with 25 lakh "chowkidars" or security guards today as part of his new campaign ahead of next month's national election, "apologised" to the group for the "chowkidar chor hai (the watchman is a thief)" phrase often used by Rahul Gandhi to target him on the …read more
Fraud-accused jeweller Nirav Modi, arrested on Tuesday, told a UK court today that he was working in London for a salary of 20,000 pounds, or Rs. 18 lakh, a month. The court is hearing India's request for the extradition of Nirav Modi, who is wanted in a Rs. 13 …read more
State Bank of India's head told reporters on Wednesday that putting Jet Airways into bankruptcy is the "last option" for lenders and that they are making every effort to keep the airline flying.
"We believe that it is in everybody's interest that Jet Airways continues to fly," the SBI chairman …
Swami Aseemanand, a saffron-robed monk who has been linked to three terror attacks, was among four men who were acquitted today by an anti-terror court in Haryana in the 2007 bombing of the Samjhauta Express that left nearly 70 people dead. The National Investigation Agency or NIA, which was probing …read more
The CBI has arrested an executive director in the Airports Authority of India for allegedly demanding a bribe from the owner of an airports ground handling company, officials said on Wednesday.
Ravichandran, Executive Director (Finance), had allegedly demanded a bribe of ₹4 lakh for each allotted tenders to the company …read more
A Special SIT court on Wednesday awarded life imprisonment to convict Yakkub Pataliya in connection with 2002 Godhra train carnage incident. Yakkub Pataliya was awarded imprisonment for life for his role in the incident.
In August last year, the court had convicted two people and acquitted three others in the …read more
A BJP panchayat president in Assam has been shot dead and another party worker critically injured by unidentified gunmen in Cachar district ahead of the three-phase Lok Sabha polls in the State next month, police said on Wednesday.
Unidentified gunmen opened fire at Sukhendu Das, the president of Borkhola Hatichora …read more
The annual India Pakistan maritime dialogue has been cancelled due to recent tensions between the two countries.
“The dialogue was scheduled to be held from March 19-21. However, it now stands cancelled,” a defence source confirmed.
The dialogue is chaired by Indian Coast Guard and Pakistan Maritime Security Agency based …read more
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday took a swipe at the BJP's "Main Bhi Chowkidar" campaign, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week, saying that people must vote for the PM if they wanted their children to become 'chowkidar (watchman)'.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's latest campaign …read more
Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi targeted the Congress and "dynastic politics" in a blog on Wednesday, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra shot off a stinging rebuttal, saying "PM should stop thinking people are fools".
In his blog, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in 2014, people of the country voted decisively for …read more
Uttar Pradesh politician Mayawati said today that she would not contest the April-May national election and that she would rather campaign for the candidates of her BSP and that of ally Samajwadi Party.
The four-time Chief Minister has been in parliament several times. She was first elected to the Rajya …read more
Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday took a swipe at the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) over its decision to drop many current MPs for next month's national election.
The decision proved that the BJP has "conceded defeat", said the Samajwadi Party leader. The policy should also apply to the "team captain", remarked …read more
In a setback to the Sharad Pawar-led NCP in Maharashtra, former party MP Ranjitsinh Mohite Patil joined the BJP on Wednesday.
Ranjitsinh, son of senior Nationalist Congress Party leader Vijaysinh Mohite Patil, joined the BJP in presence of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
Vijaysinh Mohite Patil is NCP's Lok Sabha member …read more
Following its meeting with representatives of Internet companies on Tuesday, the Election Commission said the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) — which is representing Facebook, Twitter, Google, WhatsApp and ShareChat — had agreed to come up with a ‘Code of Ethics’ for social media platforms laying down operational details by …read more
Fugitive jeweler Nirav Modi, prime accused In the Rs. 13,000-crore PNB fraud case has been arrested in central London's Holborn area. He has been produced in court.
On two different occasions, Nirav Modi was seen by the media in London after the UK put out an arrest warrant for …read more
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