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Income Tax Dept dismissed 40 officials since 2014-15

The income tax department (ITD) has dismissed/removed 40 officials since FY 15 till date based on complaints received against these persons.

State poll results a warning ahead of 2019 elections, says Anna Hazare

Failure to fulfil promises made to people led to the defeat of the BJP in three Hindi-speaking states, social activist Anna Hazare said Wednesday.

Who goes to attend a meeting with ‘300 bags’? Enforcement Directorate on Vijay Mallya

Who goes to attend a meeting with "300 bags", the Enforcement Directorate (ED) asked Vijay Mallya's lawyer in a special court here Wednesday, countering the claim that the liquor baron had left India

Delhi govt unearths Rs 262 crore cyber-tax fraud, says Manish Sisodia

Sisodia, who also holds the finance portfolio, said that the Trade and Taxes Department has registered a complaint with the Delhi Police's Economic Office Wing (EOW) for registration of FIRs into the

Delhi Police enters Limca Book of Records by training over 2 lakh women in self-defence

This is not the first time Delhi Police's name will figure in the Limca Book Of Records.

Me Too movement: MJ Akbar, Tarun Tejpal and Gautam Adhikari suspended from Editors Guild

The decision was taken by office-bearers in the wake of sexual misconduct charges levelled against them by several women journalists.

Court acquits AAP’s Sanjay Singh in defamation case

The complaint had sought prosecution of the AAP leader for the offence of criminal defamation claiming that it was his namesake who had allegedly assaulted Mishra.

Congress’s vote share increases by 5.59 percentage points in Rajasthan

The Congress's vote share has increased by 5.59 percentage points in Rajasthan where it won 39.03 per cent votes and 99 out of 199 seats.

PPP model for Ganga wastewater treatment wins World Bank Sustainable Development Award

The Public-Private Partnership for the wastewater treatment plants across the Ganga Basin, which has been supported by the Hybrid Annuity Model of World Bank won the World Bank’s Sustainable Develop

What went wrong in Telangana? Congress looks for answers

Organisational weaknesses, the tie-up with the TDP not working on the ground and some shortcomings of the state party leadership could be the reasons for poor performance of the Congress in the Telang

NRC Assam: SC extends time till December 31 for filing claims for inclusion

The Supreme Court on Wednesday extended to December 31 the deadline for filing claims and objections for inclusion of names in the National Register of Citizens for Assam by those who have been left o

Broadband services ready in 1.16 lakh gram panchayats, says Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha

Broadband services are ready in over 1.16 lakh village panchayats out of the 1.21 lakh connected with optical fibre network under the BharatNet project, Parliament was informed Wednesday.

Rajasthan assembly election: Seven of 15 Muslim candidates fielded by Congress win polls

Seven out of 15 Muslim candidates fielded by the Congress won the Assembly elections in Rajasthan. In 2013, not a single Muslim candidate from the Congress had won the election.

Tejashwi Yadav’s dig at Nitish Kumar after BJP’s loss in 3 states: ‘What’s your take Chachaji?’

After BJP's poor poll show, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav Wednesday asked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar if he was willing to go back on his assertion that there would be no challenge to Prime Minister

11 proposals to change names of villages pending with MHA, Lok Sabha told

At least 11 proposals to change names of villages in five states are pending with the central government, the Home Ministry has informed the Lok Sabha.

Delhi air pollution: Thick haze engulfs city; CPCB asks civic bodies to carry out special drives

A thick haze engulfed Delhi Wednesday as the air quality in the national capital remained "severe" for the third consecutive day with mild rains adding to pollution woes even as authorities directed m

Star struck! Firm believer of astrology, KCR to take oath at time fixed by priest

Telangana Rasthra Samithi president K Chandrasekhar Rao, who has handed down Congress-TDP combine a humiliating defeat in assembly elections, is expected to take oath as Chief Minister on Thursday bet

Rajasthan election results: NOTA votes exceeded victory margin in 15 constituencies

In Rajasthan assembly elections, at least 15 constituencies polled more NOTA (None Of The Above) votes than the victory margin of the wining candidates.

UP weather: Rain, fog in Uttar Pradesh; Lucknow schools to open at 9 AM due to cold

Very light rain occurred at isolated places in western Uttar Pradesh while the weather in the eastern part of the state remained dry, with the district administration instructing schools here to open

Rain, snow intensify cold wave in Uttarakhand

The cold wave has intensified in most parts of Uttarakhand after a fresh bout of snowfall and rains in the past 24 hours, an official said on Wednesday.

Telangana Election Results: Shock defeat lands two political bigwigs in hospital

Two heavyweight politicians from Telangana ended up at the hospital after being defeated in the Assembly election results declared yesterday.

Stormy start of winter session, Venkaiah Naidu adjourns Rajya Sabha for the day

Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu has adjourned the house for the day due to persistent din and commotion, highlighting the discord between the government and the opposition led by the Congress part

SP’s Ram Gopal Yadav on BJP losses in three states: Alarm bells have already rung

The Samajwadi Party on Wednesday said the "alarm bells have already rung" for the BJP and indicated that the party could join a grand alliance of opposition parties to take on the BJP in 2019 polls.

MP CM candidate Congress Updates: Suspense continues! Kamal Nath or Jyotiraditya Scindia – who will Rahul Gandhi choose?

MP CM candidate Congress LIVE Updates: One among the two - Congress' state unit chief Kamal Nath or its campaign committee chief Jyotiraditya Scindia - is set to be chosen by Rahul Gandhi as the chief

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