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Jan 22, 2019
Does BJP's cancellation of Modi's Kolkata rally betray party's lack of preparedness for showdown with TMC?The cancellation of a rally scheduled on 8 February to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has led to questions as to whether the BJP is afraid to take on the TMC so close on the heels of Mamata Banerjee's mega Opposition show of strength in Kolkata.
Dec 16, 2018
Odisha Met department says Cyclone Phethai likely to trigger heavy rainfall today, advises fishermen not to venture into seaThe Odisha government has already asked district collectors to take steps to protect paddy from the unseasonal rain. Farmers have been advised to reap the paddy in their field and bring it to a safe place.
Dec 05, 2018
No need for RBI to help crisis-hit NBFCs as lender of last resort, says central bank deputy governor Viral AcharyaRBI is guided by the principle of addressing system-wide liquidity requirements, Viral Acharya said, enlisting the measures undertaken since problems started with the non-banking finance companies (NBFCs).
Nov 09, 2018
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena dissolves parliament, clears way for snap election two years ahead of schedulePresident Maithripala Sirisena sacked Sri Lanka's parliament on Friday, hours after his party announced he did not have a majority to get his prime minister nominee through the legislature.
Sep 19, 2018
Polling underway in Punjab for election to zilla parishads, panchayat samitis; Opposition alleges 'booth-capturing'Polling to the zila parishads and panchayat samitis began in Punjab on Wednesday morning amid tight security arrangements. The voting commenced at 8 am and will continue till 4 pm, officials said.
Sep 18, 2018
Navjot Singh Sindhu says Sushma Swaraj will write to Pakistan govt on opening Kartarpur corridorNavjot Singh Sidhu said it is the responsibility of the Indian government to send a formal request for the opening of Kartarpur corridor keeping in mind the sentiments of over 10 crore Sikhs, Punjabi and Sindhi community
Sep 10, 2018
Pervez Musharraf's treason trial to be held daily from 9 October; case has to be taken to logical conclusion, says judgeThe special court hearing Pervez Musharraf's treason case will conduct daily proceedings from 9 October. The court has asked the interior ministry on the procedure to produce the former president in court.
Jul 11, 2018
Ahead of Monsoon Session of Parliament, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan writes to Lok Sabha MPs over 'frequent disruptions'Ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament slated to begin 18 July, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has expressed concern over the frequent disruptions of Parliament, saying divergence of opinion and dissent should be within the established norms.
Jun 26, 2018
Tremors in Gujarat Congress following resignation of MLA Indranil Rajyaguru, 17 Rajkot corporators threaten to quit partyCongress workers protested in Ahmedabad and Rajkot on Tuesday following appointments of nine district presidents and three city presidents.
Jun 10, 2018
Facebook vows to train one million people and small business owners in digital skills across the US by 2020Facebook said it also plans to train more US businesses on how to use Facebook and Instagram to build and grow their businesses.