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Opposition parties condemns Gaza violence

Opposition parties condemn Gaza violence

NEW DELHI: Opposition parties today condemned the violence in Gaza and pressed for adoption of a resolution by the Rajya Sabha against it besides demanding suspension of all military purchases… Read more »

Demand for probe into Katju's charges, timing questioned

Demand for probe into Katju’s charges, timing questioned

NEW DELHI: There were mixed reactions from parties to Markandey Katju’s charge that three ex-Chief Justices of India had compromised in giving extension and elevation to an additional judge of… Read more »

Four Indian tailors evacuated from Gaza

Four Indian tailors evacuated from Gaza

GAZA/JERUSALEM: Four Indian tailors working in Gaza for the last two years have been evacuated unharmed with the help of the Representative Office of India (ROI) in Ramallah, a top… Read more »

Lokpal Babus to declare assets under new rules

Lokpal: Babus to declare assets under new rules

NEW DELHI: The central government has notified rules under the Lokpal Act making it mandatory for all its employees to file declarations of their assets and liabilities and those of… Read more »

NDA seeking views of parties on Judicial Commission

NDA seeking views of parties on Judicial Commission

NEW DELHI: The NDA government is seeking the views of various political parties and eminent jurists to set up a Judicial Appointments Commission which seeks to scrap the present system… Read more »

Monsoon picking up, no need to be 'alarmist' Govt

Monsoon picking up, no need for alarm: Govt

NEW DELHI: Monsoon deficit has come down to 31-32 per cent with rains picking up in July across the country giving relief to farmers, Government said today asserting that there… Read more »

PM to visit BARC in Mumbai tomorrow

PM to visit BARC in Mumbai tomorrow

MUMBAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be visiting the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) here tomorrow. Modi is likely to be briefed on the development of the Indian Pressurized Water… Read more »

Air India, Spicejet flights to Kabul disrupted]

Air India, Jet Airways stop using Ukrainian airspace

NEW DELHI: Air India and Jet Airways have stopped using the Ukrainian airspace following the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner that claimed 298 lives, even as the government said… Read more »

Shift swap saves ethnic Indian wife, kills husband

Shift swap saves ethnic Indian wife, kills husband

KUALA LUMPUR: Switching shifts with colleagues by an ethnic Indian couple has resulted in one surviving and another dying. Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 steward ethnic Indian Sanjid Singh Sandhu’s wife,… Read more »

Modi writes to Dutch PM, condoles death of Holland nationals

Modi writes to Dutch PM, condoles death of Holland nationals

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today wrote to his Netherlands counterpart Mark Rutte condoling the death of Dutch nationals in the Malaysian air tragedy. “I was shocked and deeply… Read more »

Modi pays homage to Mandela on his birthday

Modi pays homage to Mandela on his birthday

NEW DELHI: On the birthday of Nelson Mandela July 18, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to the late South African icon, saying it is an occasion to reaffirm commitment… Read more »

Air India, Jet Airways stop using Ukrainian airspace

Air India, Spicejet flights to Kabul disrupted

NEW DELHI: With the threat of militant attacks on Kabul airport continuing, flights of Air India and SpiceJet to Afghanistan have been disrupted in view of the security situation. While… Read more »

SGPC row Haryana says the Act can only be challenged in court

SGPC row: Haryana says the Act can only be challenged in court

CHANDIGARH: Digging in its heels over the creation of a separate HSGPC, the Haryana government today said that those against it can move court even as the Centre asked the… Read more »

PDP condemns repeated ceasefire violations by Pak forces

PDP condemns repeated ceasefire violations by Pak forces

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today strongly condemned repeated violations of the ceasefire by Pakistani forces, and urged the Centre to impress upon the Pakistan government to… Read more »

Subramanian among first choice of CJI to try coalgate cases

Subramanium among first choice of CJI to try Coalgate cases

NEW DELHI: Senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium, whose name was left out by the Centre for elevation as Supreme Court judge, today emerged as the first choice of Chief Justice of… Read more »

Success of our nation lies in mobilising positive forces Prez

Success of our nation lies in mobilizing positive forces: Prez

KASARGOD: President Pranab Mukherjee today said the country’s success will lie in mobilizing all the “positive forces to fight the scourges of poverty deprivation and backwardness.” India is emerging global… Read more »

Jaya opposes Sanskrit week celebrations in schools

Jaya opposes Sanskrit week celebrations in schools

CHENNAI: Taking strong exception to CBSE’s Sanskrit Week celebrations in schools under its ambit next month, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today said it would be appropriate to have… Read more »

Black boxes recovered from wreckage of Malaysian jet

Black boxes recovered from wreckage of Malaysian jet

KUALA LUMPUR/KIEV: Pro-Russia rebels today said they have recovered the black boxes from the wreckage of the Malaysian plane blown by a missile over eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people… Read more »

Hike in FDI cap in defence to boost domestic industryJaitley

Hike in FDI cap in defense to boost domestic industry: Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Rejecting criticism over the hike in FDI cap in defense sector to 49 per cent, Defense Minister Arun Jaitley today said the step was necessary for boosting domestic… Read more »

GDP growth to improve this fiscal Jaitley

GDP growth to improve this fiscal: Jaitley

NEW DELHI: India’s economic growth is expected to improve during the current fiscal from 4.7 per cent in 2013-14, helped by a revival in industrial growth, improved fiscal health and… Read more »