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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
On Tuesday morning, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed on Twitter that his office had been raided by the CBI.
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'
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.
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.
The U.N. human rights chief is calling the airstrike that hit a clinic in Kunduz "tragic, inexcusable, and possibly even criminal."
"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."
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.”
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 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.
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.