IANS | January 19, 2018 2:29 PM
The Congress on Friday attacked the Modi government over the recurring deaths of civilians and military personnel due to repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir and asked the government to “wake up”.
IANS | January 19, 2018 2:24 PM
A court here has issued arrest warrants against fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya and 18 others for offences involving alleged fraud and concealment of material facts for inducing investments, on a complaint by the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO).
FE Online | January 19, 2018 5:13 PM
Big blow for Arvind Kejriwal – The Election Commission has recommended disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs in the office of profit case against them.
FE Online | January 19, 2018 2:17 PM
In a move to encourage timely payment of electricity bills, mainly through digital payments, BSES (Bombay Suburban Electric Supply), one of the two power distribution companies (discoms) in Delhi has announced a cashback scheme for its consumers.
FE Online | January 19, 2018 1:59 PM
In a shocking incident reported from Karnataka, an assistant professor has been arrested by the Belagavi police for torching as many as 20 cars in a week! Yes, you read it right. Dr Ameet Gaikwad (37) who was supposed to teach students, went on a car torching spree, setting 20 cars on fire over the last 7 days, leaving public as well as the police shocked.
FE Online | January 19, 2018 1:54 PM
Gugger, whose biological mother abandoned him soon after birth, has an inspiring journey – from Karnataka’s Udupi town to Parliament of Switzerland.
PM Narendra Modi ‘best doctor’ to cure India of major ‘diseases’, says Union minister Arjun Ram MeghwalPTI | January 19, 2018 1:51 PM
Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi may not have an MBBS degree but he certainly is the “best doctor” to treat the illnesses that plague the country.
India’s Agni-V to balance out China’s military muscle: Chinese media can’t keep calm, here’s what it saysFE Online | January 19, 2018 1:51 PM
Agni-V success: India on Thursday successfully test-fired nuclear capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-V. This is said to be the most advanced missile in the Agni series and possess a strike range of over 5000 km.
Peepli Live director Mahmood Farooqui rape case: What happened at SC today over US woman’s allegationsFE Online | January 19, 2018 1:50 PM
The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the acquittal of Peepli Live co-director Mahmood Farooqui in an alleged rape case. The SC dismissed the plea of the woman, a United States citizen, against Farooqui’s acquittal by the Delhi High Court in September 2017.
FE Online | January 19, 2018 1:44 PM
Baby Moshe was two years old at the time of 2008 Mumbai terror attack when he was miraculously saved from the carnage in south Mumbai’s Chabad House.
PTI | January 19, 2018 1:47 PM
The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea filed by an American researcher challenging the Delhi High Court verdict acquitting Peepli Live’ co-director Mahmood Farooqui in an alleged rape case.
FE Online | January 19, 2018 1:20 PM
While his parents Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and mother Rivka were killed in the unfortunate Mumbai attacks, Moshe survived after his nanny Sandra Samuels’ heroic attempt that rescued him along with cook Zakir Hussain during the siege of the Chabad House in 2008.
PTI | January 19, 2018 1:11 PM
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu expressed “pain” today over NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar’s observation that the state might not require handholding support to surmount the problems caused by the bifurcation.
PTI | January 19, 2018 1:11 PM
Taxi operators today kept their vehicles off the roads of Goa despite the state government yesterday invoking the Essential Services Management Act (ESMA)prohibiting the strike.
Never heard the term ‘Indian State-sponsored terrorism’ in my career: Former CIA chief David PetraeusFE Online | January 19, 2018 1:02 PM
The remark comes as a stiff riposte to Pakistan’s sustained campaign to malign India’s in its bid to guard its own skin in the face of global condemnation for failing to act against terror groups operating from its soil.
IANS | January 19, 2018 1:01 PM
His biological mother Anasuiya could never have imagined that Niklaus-Samuel Gugger, whom she abandoned in a hospital 48 years ago just after his birth, would be the first Indian to be elected to the Swiss parliament.
Not candidates, only castes will win Rajasthan bypolls 2018: Look at electoral arithmetic as state readies for Assembly pollsFE Online | January 19, 2018 12:54 PM
Rajasthan bypolls 2018: While all the three seats were held by BJP earlier, retaining them will not be a cake-walk for the party due to a number of factors.
PTI | January 19, 2018 12:43 PM
Amid heavy shelling by Pakistani forces on the border, Union minister Subhash Bhamre said today that Indian forces know “what to do” and are “well prepared” to contain any ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir.
IANS | January 19, 2018 12:38 PM
Eminent cartoonist Chandi Lahiri passed away at a government hospital here on Thursday following respiratory complications, a family member said.
FE Online | January 19, 2018 12:23 PM
In a shocking incident reported from West Bengal, a Trinamool Congress leader was captured on tape, assaulting a female student on the premises of a college. The incident reportedly took place inside Hooghly’s Rishra Bidhan College and the victim, is believed to be a leader of Trinamool Chhatra Parishad, the student wing of Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress.
Padmaavat ban: Rajput Karni Sena now threatens Censor Board chief Prasoon Joshi; here is what its leaders saidFE Online | January 19, 2018 12:15 PM
Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that once the film was issued U/A certification by CBFC, states decision to not exhibit Padmaavat would contradict statutory provisions and infringe the fundamental rights of the petitioners.
Amazing! Six-year-old Odisha girl Mamata Dalai defeats crocodile, to get award from PM Narendra ModiFE Online | January 19, 2018 12:07 PM
National Bravery Award 2017: Six-year-old Mamata Dalai of Kendrapara in Odisha defeated a crocodile on 6 April, 2017 and saved another girl Asanti Dalai (7). The mere sight of the crocodile could have scared even an adult, but not Mamata.
SC rejects plea to cancel CBFC certificate to Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s controversial film ‘Padmaavat’PTI | January 19, 2018 12:04 PM
The Supreme Court today rejected a plea seeking urgent hearing on a fresh PIL that sought cancellation of Censor Board’s certificate granted to controversial Bollywood movie ‘Padmaavat’.
FE Online | January 19, 2018 11:53 AM
The Haryanvi singer, Mamta Sharma was found dead in Rohtak’s Baniyani on Thursday morning. A resident of Kalanur village, Mamta had gone to Rohtak to attend an event on January 15 but did not return home after that. In case you don’t know who was Mamta Sharma, here are some interesting facts about her that you should know.
Kanpur cash seizure: RBI officials under scanner for illegal currency exchange; not a first for the central bankFE Online | January 19, 2018 12:08 PM
Police suspect the role of bank officials in facilitating the exchange of around Rs 97 crore in old currency notes recovered from Kanpur. A senior police official said the role of officials at the RBI’s Kanpur branch was also under scanner.
FE Online | January 19, 2018 11:43 AM
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday said shutting down madrassas was not a solution and pitched for providing modern education not only in Islamic institutions but also in Sanskrit schools to face competition.
PTI | January 19, 2018 11:21 AM
US technology trade groups representing Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and Google have urged the Trump administration to retain an Obama-era rule that allows some spouses of of H-1B visa holders, including Indians, to also work legally in America.
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