Taking a stern view of Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s statement on Kashmir, India lambasted its neighbour for meddling in its internal affairs. «The remarks made by Pakistan's PM in his tweet today are deeply regrettable. Instead of making comments on India's internal affairs, Pakistan leadership should look inwards and address its own issues,» MEA said.
The attached properties were purchased by close aides of Lalu Prasad when he was the Railway minister in the UPA government allegedly using shell companies. The beneficial ownership of these companies and properties were later transferred to his family members, including his wife Rabri Devi, son and former Bihar deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav, daughters Chanda, Misha and Ragini and son-in-law Shailesh Kumar.
CBI is in the midst of a storm with CBI director Alok Verma and special director Rakesh Asthana levelling corruption and other serious charges against each other.
CBI today arrested DSP Devender Kumar in connection with bribery allegation against special director Rakesh Asthana. Yesterday, the investigating agency had filed an FIR against Kumar and three others, including agency's second-in-command Asthana. The CBI had registered a regular case under sections pertaining to Prevention of Corruption Act amongst others.
Anticipating the Supreme Court-appointed third judge Justice M Sathyanarayanan’s verdict on the 18 MLAs disqualification case soon, T T V Dhinakaran’s AMMK has asked its 23 MLAs to stay in Tirunelveli and later in Courtallam for the next few days.
The Congress has not officially declared Rahul Gandhi as its prime ministerial candidate in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in which its main objective is to defeat the BJP and usher in a progressive government at the Centre, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has said.
The Indian Army has asked the Pakistan military to take back bodies of two «intruders» from that country who were killed in a gunfight along the Line of Control in Sunderbani sector of Jammu on Sunday, official sources said.
BJP wants to make MP polls a “participative election” where voters shun their complacency and come out in large numbers in its support
The IISc Council decided that in keeping with the institutional commitment to gender equality and safe workplace environment norms, it was in the best interest of the institute to take the strongest action despite his strong association with it.
When a Kerala State Road Transport Corporation bus, on which a dalit activist was travelling with police personnel, was about to reach Pamba, a group of BJP workers and those opposing the entry of girls and women aged between 10 and 50 years into the temple, blocked the road and forced her to alight
Less than one-third of the municipal solid waste generated in the 97 cities and towns along Ganga is processed, posing a major challenge to clean the river. The urban affairs ministry has proposed to focus on segregating wet and dry waste to deal with the crisis rather than waiting for new waste processing plants to be ready.
For the first time in the country, diesel is being sold in Odisha at a price higher than that of petrol. On Sunday, diesel was being sold at Rs 80.78 per litre while petrol was being dispensed at Rs 80.65 per litre in the state capital. The price of diesel surpassed that of petrol for the first time here on Saturday.
Rakesh Asthana had written to the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) last week claiming that CBI director Alok Verma had posted Ajay Bassi, an officer of “doubtful integrity known for breaking rules”, in the Anti-Corruption-3 branch to falsely implicate him in a case.
In a sudden escalation of violence in J&K, 16 people, including seven civilians and four jawans, were killed and more than 40 others injured in three separate incidents on Sunday. The civilians lost their lives in a blast soon after an encounter got over in Laroo village in Kulgam district in which three Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists were eliminated.
Wearing the trademark cap of the Indian National Army presented to him by a former associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, PM Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government was seeking to correct the wrongs done to leaders like Bose by “one family” that led the country. Modi said the idea of India and Indianness had emerged from nationalist leaders like Netaji.
In what will wipe off the over 5,400 vacancies in judges’ posts in the lower judiciary, the Union law ministry is working with the Supreme Court to conduct a nationwide examination to recruit around 6,000 judges as a one-time measure. An all-India merit list will be prepared based on the proposed central selection mechanism.
Four women were prevented from entering the Sabarimala temple on Sunday by a large number of devotees of Lord Ayyappa as the stand-off over entry of women of menstrual age into the famous hill shrine continued for the fifth day.
Six more people tested positive for Zika virus in Rajasthan's Jaipur district Sunday, taking the total number of such cases to 123 . Of the 123 patients, around 105 have recovered after treatment. The disease is under surveillance of the Union Health Ministry although it is no longer a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
As opposition parties mull an anti-BJP front for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid says any grand alliance must not be aimed at «containing Congress» and that all its constituents must make “sacrifices and adjustments” with the sole objective of defeating the BJP-led NDA.