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India, All india, 29 Dec 2016

Cong leadership desperate after demonetisation: PM

Modi said while the honest will not be harassed, those with black wealth have 'only a few days to hide' and will not be spared.

29 Dec 2016 9:00 PM

Man alleges bank accounts opened naming him witness without his knowledge

Around Rs 9 lakh, in demonetised notes, were deposited in these accounts and close to Rs 2 lakh was withdrawn, a police officer said.

29 Dec 2016 8:58 PM

2017 to see number of key appointments in foreign ministry

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar may get an extension before the end of his term next month.

29 Dec 2016 8:24 PM

UP polls: Samajwadi Party on brink of split, Akhilesh Yadav releases parallel list

Sources in the disgruntled camp said Akhilesh had even prepared a list of 167 candidates to be pitted against SP's official nominees.

29 Dec 2016 8:14 PM

BJP warns Cong of legal action for its baseless allegations

It has become the second nature of Congress to level 'untrue and baseless' allegation, Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

29 Dec 2016 8:09 PM


Tandon, Lodha sent to four-day ED custody by Delhi court

The duo were produced before Metropolitan Magistrate Ashok Kumar, who allowed their custodial interrogation till January two.

29 Dec 2016 7:57 PM

Freedom of expression must be protected: President

The President asked historians to be as objective as possible in their approach to history without being blinkered by patriotism

29 Dec 2016 7:20 PM

Govt drops jail term for holding more than 10 old notes

Govt made a U-turn on 4-year jail term but will continue with the plan to impose a fine of up to Rs 50,000 for holding Rs 500/1000 notes.

29 Dec 2016 7:14 PM

Modi govt to roll out massive campaign to justify notes ban

Central Ministers have been asked to visit at least 10 places and hold rallies to convince masses about notes ban decision.

29 Dec 2016 5:31 PM

Amarinder, Kejriwal in Twitter war over Punjab polls contest

Kejriwal said he was not contesting Punjab Assembly elections but was fighting the Badals.

29 Dec 2016 5:04 PM


Akhilesh upset over candidates' list, meets SP chief

Mulayam Singh Yadav had on Wednesday ruled out projecting Akhilesh as the Chief Ministerial candidate in UP polls.

29 Dec 2016 4:12 PM

RBI 'approved cash ban just 3 hours' before Modi's Nov 8 announcement

The RBI has been criticised for a lack of preparedness and U-turns that contributed to the chaos following demonetisation.

29 Dec 2016 3:27 PM

WB: Pregnant woman pushed off moving train, loses right hand

The victim's family claimed that their daughter was pushed off the train by her boyfriend who got her pregnant on the promise of marriage.

29 Dec 2016 2:59 PM

Lodha PMLA case: ED recovers diamonds, rubies from bank locker

ED is now trying to evaluate the exact price of the recoveries, even as two more bank lockers belonging to Lodha are to be opened.

29 Dec 2016 2:02 PM

Encounter in J&K's Bandipora: 2 soldiers injured, search ops underway

This comes 2 weeks after a top operative of the LeT and an engineering student from the Valley were killed in encounters.

29 Dec 2016 1:54 PM


Odisha police probe suspicious transactions in 13 Jan Dhan bank accounts

Those having accounts in Gopinathpur branch claim they have not operated their accounts even once after opening them last year.

29 Dec 2016 1:37 PM

Madhya Pradesh: In 2016, SIMI encounters worried CM Chouhan

The Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister seemed to be in control as he finished his 11th year in the chief ministerial post.

29 Dec 2016 12:27 PM

Two soldiers injured in militant attack in J&K's Bandipora

As the forces were conducting the search operation, the hiding militants fired upon them triggering an encounter.

29 Dec 2016 12:21 PM

Modi to address nation on notes ban before New Year

In his address, the PM may speak about the roadmap post the demonetisation period.

29 Dec 2016 12:20 PM

Disability bill gets Parliament nod in 2016

The ministry is now heading to push for enactment of a law to end discrimination against transgenders, which is a long-pending issue.

29 Dec 2016 12:15 PM