Amit Shah asks Sonia Gandhi to ‘name bribe-takers’

BJP President Amit Shah  (Photo: PTI)

The BJP continued to target the Congress and Mrs Sonia Gandhi personally over the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP helicopter deal on Thursday, with BJP chief Amit Shah asking the Congress president to name those

Supreme Court clears NEET in 2 phases for medical courses

Brushing aside strong objections from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and several private associations of medical colleges, the Supreme Court on Thursday directed the holding of N

No visas for Chinese dissidents

Lu Jinghua  and Ray Wong

After cancelling Chinese dissident and Uyghur activist Dolkun Isa’s visa, India has now denied visas to Chinese dissidents Lu Jinghua from New York and Ray Wong from Hong Kong, who were to attend a co

Satellite launch gives India own GPS system


ISRO's PSLV-C33 carrying India's navigation satellite, the IRNSS-1G lifts off successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. (Photo: PTI)

Subramanian Swamy in row over remarks again, warned

BJP leader Subramanian Swami speaks in the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy caused massive protests from the Opposition Congress for a second day in a row on Thursday after he made some controversial remarks in the Rajya Sabha which the Chair imme

Trupti’s protest not allowed at Haji Ali, detained by cops

Trupti Desai, shouts slogans during a protest to oppose the ban on women entering the Muslim Shrine of Haji Ali Dargah.   -PTI

Bhumata Brigade leader Trupti Desai was not allowed to protest at Haji Ali dargah on Thursday.

To stop fires, 9 am to 6 pm cooking ban in rural Bihar

In a directive seen by some as bizarre and others as innovative, the Bihar government has told people in the state, particularly in rural areas, not to light fires for cooking food or holding havans o

Donald Trump: May seek India’s help on Pak nuclear weapons

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (Photo: AP)

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Thursday hinted at seeking help from India and others to address the “problem” of what he described as a “semi-unstable” nuclear-armed Pakistan.

Nooyi, Nadella, Bhavesh Patel among highest paid CEOs in world

  PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi (left), Lyondell Basell's Bhavesh Patel (Centre), and Microsoft's Satya Nadella (Right).

The Chief Executive of PepsiCo Indra Nooyi was ranked eighth on the list with a total pay of USD 22.2 million.

Agusta deal: India has approached UK for extradition of key middleman


Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh told Rajya Sabha the matter is under consideration by British authorities.

Whenever there is any judicial conference, the topic that invariably comes up for discussion is pendency of cases and delayed justice.

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