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‘Saradha accused invested abroad’

Investigations into the multi-crore Saradha scam have revealed that the accused in the case allegedly invested crores of rupees in certain overseas firms.

Offices in Central Delhi shut down

Ahead of Prime Minster Narendra Modi flagging off the “Run for Unity” campaign on Friday morning, the government and private offices located in central Delhi, including North Block and South Block, we

Government bans first class travel for bureaucrats

10% non-Plan spending cut, no 5-star hotel meetings or purchase of new cars

Lashkar-e-Tayyaba hiring men to disrupt polls

Unable to push through militants in large numbers into India from across the border ahead of the crucial Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir terror outfit Lashkar-e-Tayyaba has started a major rec

High Court seeks reply from city government

The Delhi high court on Thursday sought a response from the city government acting on a plea by an association of private schools challenging the provision under the Right to Education Act pertaining

Arun Jaitley shifts focus to black money in India

Arun Jaitley

At a time when there is a huge controversy erupted over black money in foreign shores, finance minister Arun Jaitley asked the senior officers of income tax on Thursday not to lose sight of domest

Government to launch ‘save girl child’ drive next month

Aimed at generating awareness and better delivery of welfare for girls, a Rs 100 crore “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana” will be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi next month.

Smriti Irani meets RSS leaders on changes in textbooks

Smriti Irani meets RSS leaders on changes in textbooks

Senior functionaries of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh met Union human resources development minister Smriti Irani on Thursday to lay stress on an “Indianised education system” and discuss widespread

SMEs pay 61% of profit in taxes

It needs 33 payments in a year, over 20 hours of time every month and up to 61.7 per cent of profits for a medium-sized company to comply with tax laws in India, making the country one of the worst pl

Panel to see contribution of Hindu texts

A committee has also been set up to examine ancient literary works such as the Upanishads and the Vedas and identify suitable texts highlighting Hindu contribution to science, mathematics and philosop

Now that the protests are fizzling out, it’s worth asking what exactly they managed to accomplish. I see two major effects.