FE Bureau | January 5, 2018 12:58 AM
In a strong defence of the government’s handling of the economy, finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the NDA regime brought India back to health from the status of one of the five fragile nations even in trying conditions, when the country faced two successive years of drought.
Express News Service | January 4, 2018 1:02 AM
Speaking on the Bill for the first time, Banerjee said, “We never opposed the proposed Bill on instant triple talaq because we are in favour of protection of Muslim women.
Praveen Swami | January 4, 2018 1:01 AM
Frustrated by Islamabad’s continued refusal to sever ties with jihadist networks, US President Donald Trump’s administration has begun to evolve a full range of measures to put pressure on Pakistan.
Shubhajit Roy | January 2, 2018 6:38 AM
In what is arguably the most severe public indictment ever of Pakistan by a US President, Donald Trump on Monday said that his country has “foolishly” given Pakistan more than $33 billion in aid over the last 15 years and has got nothing in return but “lies & deceit”.
Pakistan’s government plans to seize control of charities and financial assets linked to Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed, who Washington has designated a terrorist, according to officials and documents reviewed by Reuters.
The 37-hour gunfight, triggered by the fidayeen attack by suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad militants on Central Reserve Police Force’s (CRPF) training centre in south Kashmir ended on Monday morning with the killing of a third militant.
Express News Service | December 29, 2017 5:17 AM
The proposed law, which makes talaq-e-biddat a cognisable and non-bailable offence, has provisions for a three-year jail term and fine for any Muslim man who divorces his wife by uttering talaq three times in quick succession.
Subhajit Roy | December 29, 2017 5:13 AM
Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said when Jadhav saw his mother without a mangalsutra, bindi and bangles, he wondered if something “unfortunate” had happened.
Huma Siddiqui | December 26, 2017 3:11 AM
Recognising India as a key player in global efforts for the maintenance of international peace and security, University for Peace (UPEACE), a UN mandated university based in Costa Rica, is planning to set up a Yoga chair.
Sonia Gandhi retires, but Congress wants her to stay on as ‘mother’; Rahul set to take over as party presidentManoj CG | December 16, 2017 3:16 AM
HOURS BEFORE passing the baton of the Congress, which she had helmed for 19 years, to her son Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi sparked a buzz within the party and outside by hinting at retirement.
Deepa Jainani | November 19, 2017 1:06 AM
Condemning the incident strongly, the association has asked the chief minister for protection from “mafia elements” and said that such an incident “shows the vulnerability of the sugar mills against undue pressures by the public representatives and ruling party workers”.
Hamza Khan | October 25, 2017 2:09 AM
Facing criticism from various sections, the Vasundhara Raje government referred The Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill, 2017, which seeks to muzzle the press and shield judges and government servants from investigation into any wrongdoing, to a select committee on Tuesday, a day after it was tabled in the House.
M Sarita Varma | October 21, 2017 1:15 AM
CPI(M)-led Kerala government had seen red when UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath came to Kerala early this month for BJP’s Janaraksha Yatra and found flak with the state on its health indices.
Lalmani Verma | October 18, 2017 2:40 AM
Stating that his government would fulfill its duty towards conservation of the “important” monument, Adityanath announced that he would visit Agra on October 26 to review the development projects in and around the Taj Mahal.
Describing the assembly elections as a fight between “vikasvaad” (development) of the BJP and “vanshvaad” (dynasty) of the Congress, Modi told a huge gathering of party ‘page pramukh’ that the Congress, while in power at the Centre, tried its best to jail him after sending Amit Shah behind bars.
Lalmani Verma | October 17, 2017 2:13 AM
Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, who built the Taj Mahal in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal, was the one who was imprisoned till the end of his days by his son Aurangzeb.
FE Bureau | October 4, 2017 2:19 AM
The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notices to the Centre and the Election Commission on a PIL challenging the recent amendments made to various laws which allegedly have legitimised electoral corruption and have lead to illicit funding of political parties.
FE Bureau | September 12, 2017 4:39 AM
The Japanese leader will begin a two-day visit on Wednesday, during which he and Modi will hold the 12th India-Japan annual summit in Gandhinagar.
FE Bureau | August 22, 2017 5:55 AM
AIADMK rebel faction leader and three-time chief minister O Panneerselvam was on Monday sworn in as deputy chief minister of Tamil Nadu, as part of the merger deal cobbled up by the warring groups of the ruling party.
Huma Siddiqui | August 22, 2017 5:49 AM
Common security threats, maritime security and fast-tracking of the acquisition of $2-bn ‘Guardian’ drone deal for the Indian Navy – the first for a non-NATO country – are on top of the agenda for discussions when US defence secretary James Mattis comes to India next month.
Huma Siddiqui | August 22, 2017 1:40 AM
The Indian Navy is issuing fresh ‘request for information’ (RFI) to five international companies for 150 heavyweight torpedoes for submarines at a cost of $300 million.
FE Bureau | August 19, 2017 2:38 AM
The Supreme Court on Friday asked Karti Chidambaram, to appear before an investigating officer at the CBI headquarters in New Delhi on August 23 for questioning in a corruption case registered against him.
FE Bureau | August 18, 2017 2:13 AM
The Tamil Nadu government has ordered a judicial probe into the death of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa.
FE Bureau | August 18, 2017 2:02 AM
The Indian Army, which had been pitching for a dedicated fleet of attack helicopters for a long time, finally got approval from the Defence Acquisition Council to get six Apache attack helicopters at a cost of around Rs 4,168 crore.
Express News Service | August 4, 2017 1:58 AM
External affairs minister says China has huge economic stakes in India, the solution lies in diplomacy.
FE Bureau | August 4, 2017 1:50 AM
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the Election Commission’s notification that allowed the exercise of NOTA option in the upcoming Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections scheduled to take place on August 8.
Sikkim standoff: On eve of BRICS meet, China says no dialogue until India pulls back troops in DoklamApurva | July 27, 2017 2:42 AM
Ahead of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval’s visit to Beijing for the BRICS security meeting, China on Wednesday reiterated that no dialogue with India would be possible until the withdrawal of Indian troops in Doklam.
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