Mayawati attacks BJP, asks it to make public its source of funds during polls

The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister's remarks came a day after the Income Tax Department attached a 'benami' commercial plot worth Rs 400 crore in Noida belonging to her brother and his wife.

Mayawati asked the BJP to make public the source of Rs 2000 crore it allegedly collected during elections. (File photo) News

Government mulling extension of ongoing Parliament session by 2 to 3 days, say sources

At the BJP's parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said the session can be extended, if required.

The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha began on June 17 and is scheduled to conclude on July 26. (Reuters File photo) News

L&T bags ‘significant’ orders from Damodar Valley Corporation

L&T said India's power ministry has set December 2022 as the deadline for existing thermal power plants to comply with revised emission norms.

Shares of L&T were trading 0.43 per cent lower at Rs 1,427.45 apiece on BSE. News

IMA scam: Mohammed Mansoor Khan arrested in Delhi, being questioned by ED

A lookout circular was issued against him by both SIT and ED and he would be handed over according to procedure, the SIT said.

Mohammed Mansoor Khan, who had fled to Dubai, flew back to India and was arrested on landing in Delhi (IE File photo) News

Pakistan to grant consular access to Kulbushan Jadhav: Foreign Ministry

The ministry also said that Jadhav had been informed of his rights under the Vienna Convention on consular relations.

Kulbushan Jadhav, 49, a retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of "espionage and terrorism" in April 2017 (File photo) News

US security aid to Pakistan to remain suspended pending decisive action against terror groups, says report

The CRS is an independent and bipartisan research wing of the the US Congress, which prepares periodic reports on issues of interest for lawmakers to make informed decisions.

The Trump administration has taken a harder line on Pakistan than its predecessors, sharply cutting assistance and suspending security-related aid, said the CRS report dated July 15. (Representational image) News

Lawmakers have obligation to love the country, says Donald Trump

The president was responding to a question about his supporters chanting "send her back" against Representative Ilhan Omar at a rally in North Carolina on Wednesday night.

The president described his supporters as those who love the country. (File photo: Reuters) News

China home to one of worst human rights crisis, says Mike Pompeo

Since April 2017, Pompeo said, Beijing had detained more than a million Chinese Muslims and other minorities in camps in Xinjiang.

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (Reuters photo) News

US sanctions entities and individuals linked to Iran’s nuclear program

In addition to a freeze on any of their assets within the United States, the sanctioned persons and entities will be denied access to the country's financial system and listed online as Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) proli

The United States strongly condemns Iran's recent expansion of sensitive nuclear activities (Representational image) News

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Amendment in Finance Bill 2019: now Govt to levy 2 percent TDS on cash withdrawal over Rs 1 cr from multiple accounts News

Chhattisgarh’s Kondagaon district tops Niti Aayog’s development rankings

Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district has topped the ranking of aspirational districts by Niti Aayog for May 2019. Kondagaon was followed by Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh) and Pakur(Jharkhand), the Niti Aayog said.

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India will become $5 trillion economy because of strong foundation laid by previous governments: Pranab Mukherjee

Former president Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday that India would become a USD 5 trillion economy by 2024 because of the strong foundation laid by previous governments.

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Task force on Direct Tax Code to submit report by July 31: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that a task force on the new Direct Tax Code will submit its report by month end. The new direct tax code is set to replace the existing Income Tax Act.

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Former CEA Arvind Subramanian rubbishes govt arguments; sticks to claim of India overestimating GDP growth

During 2011-2016, the period he deduced to have seen GDP growth being overestimated by 2.5 percentage points, the Indian economy was hit by a series of shocks - export collapse, twin balance sheet problem, drought, and demone

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CCI approves Nippon Life Insurance’s acquisition of up to 75 percent stake in RNAM

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) Thursday said it has given its approval to Nippon Life Insurance to acquire up to 75 per cent stake in Reliance Nippon Asset Management.

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Govt will regulate online platform content if needed: Prakash Javadekar

The government is aware of concerns raised over the content on online platforms like Netflix and Hotstar and if needed will take a decision on its regulation only after consultation with stakeholders, Union minister Prakash J

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NMC Bill likely to be introduced in Lok Sabha on Friday

The National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill which seeks to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) and usher in major changes in the country's medical education sector is likely to be introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday.

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Hotstar leads entertainment app installations, Jio in live TV, says study

In the live TV app category, Jio leads the market with 30 percent penetration among smartphone users and was distantly followed by Airtel and Vodafone Play.

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Bengaluru tops list of most digitised cities, accounts for highest card payments

Bengaluru has topped the list of "most digitised cities" accounting for highest card payments in a study conducted by payments solution company Razorpay.

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RP Sanjiv Goenka Group mulling foray into ayurveda

The RP Sanjiv Goenka Group is mulling foray into ayurveda, a vertical in which major FMCG players have set foot in line with growing consumer preference for herbal products.

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Assam floods: Death toll rises to 36

Over 2.26 lakh displaced people had taken shelter in 1,080 relief camps and 689 relief distribution centres set up by the district administrations

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Congress demands judicial inquiry into Sonbhadra clash

The Congress on Thursday demanded that a judicial inquiry be conducted by a Supreme Court judge into the killing of 10 people, including three women, from the Gond tribe over a land dispute in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Prad

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EC show cause notice to TMC, CPI, NCP over national party status

The Nationalist Congress Party, the Trinamool Congress and the Communist Party of India face the prospect of losing their national party status following their performance in the Lok Sabha elections with the Election Commissi

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Assam flood fury forces Kaziranga tiger to take shelter in shop – see pics

The pictures of the Royal Bengal Tiger on the bed at a shop at Harmoti near Bagori range of the World Heritage Site along National Highway 37 on Thursday were widely shared on social media.

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InterGlobe Aviation board meet tomorrow amid spat between IndiGo promoters

Under the cloud of sparring promoters, InterGlobe Aviation board is scheduled to meet on Friday to consider quarterly financial results and is also likely to discuss differences between the promoters over corporate governance

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Several Bengali film, TV actors join BJP

Rishi Kaushik, Kanchana Moitra, Rupanjana Mitra and Biswajit Ganguly are among the film and TV stars who joined the BJP at its headquarters here.

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