PTI | April 17, 2018 9:21 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited top Swedish firms to invest in India and said stronger bilateral business relations would augur well for the people of the two countries.
PTI | April 17, 2018 9:11 PM
The government is “examining” the responses furnished by Facebook and Cambridge Analytica on the data breach issue, while it keeps a close watch on global developments on the matter, a senior IT Ministry official said today.
PTI | April 17, 2018 8:46 PM
India today filed a fresh set of pleadings in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) relating to the case of its national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court in April last year on charges of espionage and terrorism.
Verdict in rape case against Asaram to be pronounced on jail premises, confirms Rajasthan High CourtPTI | April 17, 2018 8:13 PM
The Rajasthan High Court today allowed a plea by the state police for pronouncement of trial court verdict in a rape case against self-styled ‘god-man’ Asaram on premises of Jodhpur central jail, where he is lodged, and directed the authorities to deploy adequate security personnel to ensure that his followers do no create any law and order problem in the city.
IANS | April 17, 2018 8:04 PM
Senior BJP Leader C.P. Thakur on Tuesday said that the party will contest more seats than its allies in Bihar in the 2019 parliamentary polls.
PTI | April 17, 2018 7:56 PM
What senior BJP leader told reporters on condition of anonymity.
PTI | April 17, 2018 7:49 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to “undermine” Delhi’s education system, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said today after the Union Home Ministry cancelled the appointment of nine advisors.
PTI | April 17, 2018 7:44 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his counterpart Stefan Lofven today undertook an unusual short walk from the residence of the Swedish premier to his office for the delegation-level talks where they discussed on how the Nordic country can help India in its development journey.
PTI | April 17, 2018 7:32 PM
A BJP leader today said the condition of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, undergoing treatment for a pancreatic ailment in the USA, was improving, but he would travel to his home state only after doctors allow him to.
PTI | April 17, 2018 7:26 PM
Madhya Pradesh BJP chief Nandkumar Singh Chauhan has expressed his “desire” to be relieved of the charge, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan disclosed today, setting off speculations about the exact trigger behind the senior BJP leader’s ‘request’ to step down in a poll year.
FE Online | April 17, 2018 7:23 PM
K Hari Babu, president of Bharatiya Janata Party’s Andhra Pradesh unit, resigned from his post on Tuesday. Babu submitted his resignation to party’s national President Amit Shah.
PTI | April 17, 2018 7:19 PM
The fate of the judge, who quit hours after exonerating Hindutva preacher Swami Assemanand and four others in the Mecca Masjid blast case yesterday, was unclear today as speculation swirled over the reason for his surprise action.
FE Online | April 17, 2018 7:19 PM
The Congress chief further referred to the Rafale deal, alleging it was a direct case of theft. “It’s a case of direct theft in the Rafale deal ..45 thousand crores have been given to an industrialist friend,” he said.
FE Online | April 17, 2018 7:07 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven. Both countries have decided to strengthen their defence and security cooperation.
FE Online | April 17, 2018 7:49 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Sweden visit has got the attention for an unusual reason.
PTI | April 17, 2018 6:48 PM
The Delhi government today cancelled the appointment of nine advisors, including the one to Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisoida, after the Union Home Ministry said that these posts were “not sanctioned”.
Filmmaking to get easy in Maharashtra: Cabinet approves single window system for film, TV shoot permissionPTI | April 17, 2018 6:42 PM
The Maharashtra cabinet today approved a single window system to grant permission to those wanting to shoot films, television programmes, serials, commercials and documentaries on government land.
PTI | April 17, 2018 6:32 PM
Following a nudge from the top party brass, three BJP-ruled states have decided to keep in abeyance implementation of the Supreme Court order on the SC/ST Act and will file review pleas against the directive, a top leader said today.
FE Online | April 17, 2018 6:26 PM
Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has removed as many as nine advisors of AAP ministers including of Deputy CM Manish Sisodia’s.
PTI | April 17, 2018 6:23 PM
The Bharat Bandh on April 2 called by Dalit groups was a result of the successful use of artificial intelligence (AI), the geographic information system (GIS) and big data, according to a core group of US-based Dalit activists.
PTI | April 17, 2018 6:11 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today had a “productive exchange” of views on bilateral and regional issues with his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven and called on Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf. “
‘Ye aap Modi ji se puchiye’ – Rahul Gandhi gives bizarre answers to students in Amethi; video goes viral | WatchANI | April 17, 2018 6:07 PM
WATCH: Rahul Gandhi interacts with school students in Amethi, on being asked about law implementation in villages, says. ‘Ye aap Modi ji se puchiye’, on being asked about Amethi, says, ‘Amethi ko toh Yogi ji chalate hain.’
‘Nobody planted the bomb’: NIA faces opposition fire after court acquits all accused in Mecca Masjid blast caseFE Online | April 17, 2018 6:01 PM
The acquittal of all accused in the 11-year-old blast at Hyderabad’s Mecca Masjid has triggered some sharp political reactions. The five accused, which included Hindu leader Swami Aseemanand, on ground of lack of evidence in the 2007 blast was sufficient to send tempers soaring in the opposition camp. If this wasn’t enough to stoke controversy, […]
Kathua case: BJP’s Lal Singh leads rally supporting CBI probe; calls for Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti’s resignationPTI | April 17, 2018 5:39 PM
BJP leader Lal Singh, who had resigned from the state cabinet over the Kathua rape and murder case, today led a rally in support of CBI probe into the incident and called for the resignation of J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti for her “failure” to address the issue.
Four years of Narendra Modi govt better than 48-year rule by previous governments, says Mukhtar Abbas NaqviPTI | April 17, 2018 5:22 PM
The Narendra Modi government has carried out more developmental works in its four years than opposition parties during their 48-year rule, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi claimed today.
FE Online | April 17, 2018 5:14 PM
The prime minister, who is scheduled to meet his Swedish counterpart, Stefan Lofven, is visiting the country for attending an India-Nordic Summit.
FE Online | April 17, 2018 4:56 PM
The Uttar Pradesh Sunni Waqf Board on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it won’t stake claim to the ownership of the Taj Mahal. The board said that the Taj Mahal is owned by the Almighty but must be listed as property of the Sunni Waqf Board for practical purposes.
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