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  India   All India  16 Dec 2016

India, All india, 16 Dec 2016

Vemula effect: HRD Ministry makes 12 recommendations to prevent suicide

The ministry has decided to ask University Grants Commission (UGC) to circulate a list of twelve recommendations for varsities.

16 Dec 2016 9:11 PM

Modi ‘firebombing’ 99% of people through note ban: Rahul

Rahul said demonetisation was akin to 200-300 aircraft 'firebombing' cities during the World War II, destroying them completely.

16 Dec 2016 8:13 PM

Oppn leaders write to Modi, demand FCRA licences of NGOs be reinstated

The Home Ministry recently barred some NGOs from receiving foreign funds after their FCRA licences were cancelled.

16 Dec 2016 7:53 PM

Punjab Cong chief Amarinder raises farmers' debt issue with PM

Responding to media persons questions, he said the demonetisation had aggravated the problems of the farmers.

16 Dec 2016 7:48 PM

Indira Gandhi ignored note ban advice, sold out India: Modi

For the Congress, party is bigger than nation; but for us, the nation is above the party, Modi claimed.

16 Dec 2016 7:23 PM


Meeting Prez on note ban was a bad idea, should have gone to people: Yechury

The Congress, which on Friday took the demonetisation war to the Rashtrapati Bhavan, accused government of breaking all morals of democracy.

16 Dec 2016 7:09 PM

Parliament Winter Session one of the least productive sittings in 15 years

The productivity of work done in the Lok Sabha was pegged at 15.75 per cent, while it was 20.61 per cent in the Rajya Sabha.

16 Dec 2016 6:41 PM

Govt does not care even after 100 deaths due to note ban: Mayawati

She claimed that the problems arising out of the note ban have not lessened even as the 50-day period was nearing an end.

16 Dec 2016 6:37 PM

Dalai Lama’s meet with President a non-political event: India to China

Vias Swarup was asked about China taking exception to the Tibetan spiritual leader's meeting with Mukherjee at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan.

16 Dec 2016 6:26 PM

India, Russia to extend Brahmos missile range beyond 300 km: govt

In its first entry into any multilateral export control regime, India joined the MTCR in June as a full member.

16 Dec 2016 6:16 PM


India one of the most welcoming countries for refugees: UNHCR

Yasuko Shimizu, the chief of mission for UNHCR in India, was awarded the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development 2015.

16 Dec 2016 6:04 PM

Govt creates email ID to report black money; March 31 deadline for disclosure

Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia also announced the launch of a tax disclosure scheme which would open on Saturday and close on March 31.

16 Dec 2016 5:33 PM

Indore: Congress MLA arrested for insisting on free potato distribution to people

The MLA along with nearly 30 protestors was arrested for protesting on the issue with potato growing farmers.

16 Dec 2016 5:14 PM

Pak troops violate ceasefire, target civilian areas, army posts in J&K’s Poonch

Two BSF jawans were injured in shelling by Pakistani troops along the LoC on November 23, the last time Pakistan violated ceasefire.

16 Dec 2016 4:04 PM

Parties that fought graft in UPA have joined hands with Congress: Venkaiah

Congress, along with opposition parties is actively campaigning against the note ban to highlight the problems people are facing due to it.

16 Dec 2016 3:58 PM


SC order banning liquor on highways vindicates prohibition: Nitish

Nitish Kumar, who has taken the prohibition in a mission mode, highlighted positive impacts of liquor ban in the state since April

16 Dec 2016 3:52 PM

VK Singh compares Pak army to Nazis for atrocities in 1971 war

December 16 for all those who took part in the liberation war of Bangladesh evokes emotions and nostalgia, the former army chief said.

16 Dec 2016 3:44 PM

Amit Shah dubs SP, BSP, Congress as 'poisonous snakes' in UP rally

Akhilesh will first have to answer for Mathura where government land was encroached for years,, Amit Shah said.

16 Dec 2016 3:36 PM

Oppn meets Prez on note ban, presents memorandum against govt

This came hours after Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and submitted a memorandum to him.

16 Dec 2016 3:20 PM

SC adjourns CBI interim director appointment case to January 17

The Centre told the top court that the appointment of Asthana as the acting director is not illegal or contrary to the court's judgement.

16 Dec 2016 2:02 PM