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GST mop-up crosses Rs 1 lakh cr for three straight months in May; lower than record collection of Rs 1.13 lakh cr in April
Business

GST mop-up crosses Rs 1 lakh cr for three straight months in May; lower than record collection of Rs 1.13 lakh cr in April

This is the third consecutive month in which GST collections have crossed Rs 1 lakh crore mark

Panama Papers expose rich Indians' tax dens; Modi orders multi-agency team to probe unlawful accounts
India

Panama Papers expose rich Indians' tax dens; Modi orders multi-agency team to probe unlawful accounts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday ordered a multi-agency probe team on the global Panama Papers expose which names 500 Indians for alleged offshore holdings and vowed to take action against all unlawful accounts held abroad.

Panama Papers: Investigation of 500 Indians as per new anti black money law
India

Panama Papers: Investigation of 500 Indians as per new anti black money law

The monitoring and investigation into the cases of 500 Indians being named in the leaked 'Panama Papers' will be conducted under the stringent provisions of the new law to combat the menace of black money generated by Indians in foreign shores.

Panama Papers revelations trigger global probes
World

Panama Papers revelations trigger global probes

Spain, France and several other countries launched tax evasion probes Monday after a massive leak of confidential documents lifted the lid on the murky offshore financial dealings of a slew of politicians and celebrities.

David Headley's terror exposé: 'LeT made dummy of Taj Mahal hotel, BAC was on the list too'
India

David Headley's terror exposé: 'LeT made dummy of Taj Mahal hotel, BAC was on the list too'

Continuing his expose on the role of Pakistan-based terror organisations, its army, spy agency ISI and others, LeT terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley on Tuesday described how he was assigned to gather military intelligence in India and recruit spies from the Indian Army.

CJI Thakur takes Prashant Bhushan's 'proxy interest litigation' head on
India

CJI Thakur takes Prashant Bhushan's 'proxy interest litigation' head on

A bench of Chief Justice T S Thakur and Justices A K Sikri and R Banumathi grilled "crusader" Prashant Bhushan on the credentials of his Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL), which has challenged the allocation of 4G spectrum to Reliance Industries Ltd's Jio on the ground that it was given at cheaper rate for internet use and was later converted into voice telephony.

Mexico captures fugitive drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman, says President
World

Mexico captures fugitive drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman, says President

Mexican authorities have recaptured fugitive drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, six months after his prison break, President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Friday.

Pathankot Attack: Jaish chief was in touch with 6 terrorists who stormed air base, India-Pak talks in limbo
India

Pathankot Attack: Jaish chief was in touch with 6 terrorists who stormed air base, India-Pak talks in limbo

Maulana Masood Azhar, chief of the Pakistan based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed was in constant touch with the six terrorists who stormed an Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in the early hours of 1 January and killed seven Indian soldiers.

Pathankot attack: Take firm action, Modi tells Sharif; Parrikar confirms all 6 attackers killed
India

Pathankot attack: Take firm action, Modi tells Sharif; Parrikar confirms all 6 attackers killed

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged his Pakistani counterpart Tuesday to take "firm and immediate action" against those behind an attack on an Indian air force base that left seven soldiers dead.

Pathankot attack: 5 Pakistani terrorists, 3 jawans killed; Pak, India react in measured tones
India

Pathankot attack: 5 Pakistani terrorists, 3 jawans killed; Pak, India react in measured tones

Heavily-armed Pakistani terrorists today carried out a pre-dawn strike at the Air Force base here, triggering a fierce gunbattle in which three securitymen and four infiltrators were killed, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise stopover in Lahore. With the obvious intention of destroying fighter jets and attack helicopters housed there, up to six terrorists in army fatigues attempted to storm the base which is barely 35 kms from the international border with Pakistan but failed to go beyond the outer periphery.

Live: Rajendra Kumar taken to CBI headquarters for questioning after raids
Politics

Live: Rajendra Kumar taken to CBI headquarters for questioning after raids

On Tuesday morning, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed on Twitter that his office had been raided by the CBI.

Supreme Court directs Centre and states to scrap quotas in super-speciality medical courses
India

Supreme Court directs Centre and states to scrap quotas in super-speciality medical courses

The Supreme Court today directed the central government and all states to make sure that super-speciality medical courses are kept "unreserved, open and free" following complaints that some states were allowing only domiciled MBBS doctors to appear for entrance exams.

Pepsi notice blames the BCCI for 'breach of contract', says Board didn't act against 'sporting frauds'
Sports

Pepsi notice blames the BCCI for 'breach of contract', says Board didn't act against 'sporting frauds'

The BCCI said on Friday it will address the concerns raised by Pepsi, the title sponsor of its flagship tournament, the Indian Premier League (IPL) but Pepsi is not amused. It's notice to the Board, laid bare by The Indian Express, has a tone that is sharp and unambiguous.

Yorker! Pepsi sends notice to BCCI, wants to get out of Rs 396 cr IPL title sponsorship
Sports

Yorker! Pepsi sends notice to BCCI, wants to get out of Rs 396 cr IPL title sponsorship

Beverage giant PepsiCo has sent a notice to the Indian cricket board expressing its intention to withdraw from the IPL as title sponsor because of the controversy surrounding the spot-fixing case, reports The Indian Express.

UN calls Afghan hospital bombing inexcusable, possibly even “criminal”
World

UN calls Afghan hospital bombing inexcusable, possibly even “criminal”

The U.N. human rights chief is calling the airstrike that hit a clinic in Kunduz "tragic, inexcusable, and possibly even criminal."

World

"Patients burned to death as they lay in their beds"

"Those people that could, had moved quickly to the building's two bunkers to seek safety. But patients who were unable to escape burned to death as they lay in their beds."

Four-point formula for peace? Need just one — give up terror, Sushma Swaraj tells Pakistan
World

Four-point formula for peace? Need just one — give up terror, Sushma Swaraj tells Pakistan

India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj hit back powerfully at Pakistan saying it must “give up terror” if the two countries must “sit down and talk.”

'First Vacate PoK': India slams Pakistan after Nawaz Sharif's speech at UN
World

'First Vacate PoK': India slams Pakistan after Nawaz Sharif's speech at UN

India punched back hard after Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s speech at the UN General Assembly where he raked up Kashmir and said it was “oppressed by foreign occupation.”

Yakub Memon, 1993 Mumbai blasts convict, hanged at Nagpur jail
India

Yakub Memon, 1993 Mumbai blasts convict, hanged at Nagpur jail

Yakub Memon, 1993 blasts convict, was hanged to death on Thursday after his last ditch attempts to get a reprieve failed in the early morning in the Supreme Court.

Jitender Tomar resigns and remanded to custody; furious AAP blames Modi
Politics

Jitender Tomar resigns and remanded to custody; furious AAP blames Modi

Delhi Law Minister Jitendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday submitted his resignation to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hours after a Delhi court remanded him to four-day police custody.