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Black money fight gets teeth

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Benami Transactions Amendment Bill, which aims to give teeth to the government measures to prosecute and confiscate transactions arising out of black money.

Court convicts three for murdering woman

A sessions court on Wednesday convicted three people for killing the wife of Jatin Dedhia, the prime accused, in a staged robbery in 2009.

BJP, Congress, Delhi government can’t be party to case: Election Commission

Stating that the Election Commission will summon the political parties if and when required, the poll panel rejected the pleas of the Congress, the BJP and the Delhi government to implead as parties t

PM Modi calls up Theresa May, discusses ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: PTI)

In the wake of “Brexit”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken to Britain’s new Prime Minister Theresa May congratulating her on her assumption of office and discussed with her “stronger and closer”

87 per cent of schoolbags’ weight okay: Government

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday stated in the high court that, as per its survey — which was conducted till June 2016, the weight of 87.45 per cent of students’ schoolbags was within the limit

Curfew re-imposed in some Srinagar areas

Curfew was re-imposed in parts of Srinagar and some other towns in the Kashmir Valley at dawn on Wednesday to hold back a “solidarity” rally, planned by separatists in southern Kulgam.

Anna Hazare increases his anti-liquor rhetoric

In the wake of the Kopardi rape case, social activist and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare demanded a liquor ban in Ahmednagar district, claiming that alcohol was responsible for atrocities agains

India asks Pakistan to stop cross-border terror

Policemen patrol a market in Srinagar. (Photo: H.U. Naqash)

Amid the continuing unrest in Kashmir, India on Wednesday asked Pakistan to stop cross-border terror activities and asserted it will take all necessary steps to safeguard national security and territo

With eye on China, India buys 4 spy planes

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In another sign of the growing defence cooperation between India and the US, a deal to buy four more “Poseidon-8I” long-range maritime surveillance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft was signed on We

Indian Railways: Lifeline of the Nation” — runs the bold title of a 2015 government white paper.

Allegations that Russian intelligence agencies hacked into emails of the US Democratic Party’s National Committee (DNC) and released them via WikiLeaks prove that the division between domestic and int