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India flags US visa, trade issues at high-level meet

New Delhi has proposed the setting up of a bilateral high-level group to discuss with Washington its concerns on the long-pending issue of US “visa restrictions” affecting the easy movement of Ind

Kerala may go slow on Adani port project

Kerala is once again poised to lose momentum in implementing the Vizhinjam international seaport project as the letter awarding the contract for developing the Rs 7,525-crore port to Adani Group is ye

Vyapam deaths: Supreme Court to hear pleas seeking CBI probe

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear public interest litigations seeking apex court-monitored CBI probe into the Vyapam scam that has rocked the Madhya Pradesh government.

Investors raise tax concerns at Arun Jaitley’s roadshow in United States

Uncertainties in the tax regime were one of the key issues raised by investors with finance minister Arun Jaitley during his eight-day roadshow in the US last month.

J Jayalalithaa wins bypoll by huge margin

Asserting her supremacy, Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday recorded a lanslide victory in the by-election with a margin of 1,50,722 votes, defeating nearest CPI rival C Mahendran. Ma

Adani Power among final bidders for transmission projects

Adani Power and Sterlite Grid submitted bids for the final round of bidding for all three tranmission projects worth over Rs 3,600 crore.

Delhi court to hear complaint against Smriti Irani on August 28

A Delhi court on Wednesday took cognizance of a complaint alleging that HRD minister Smriti Irani had given “false information” about her educational qualification to the Election Commission (EC).

Karnataka moves Supreme Court against J Jayalalithaa acquittal in assets case

The Karnataka government on Tuesday approached the Supreme Court against the state high court's decision to acquit Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.

Govt invests Rs 80 cr to upgrade FTII

The FTII is in the midst of upgrading infrastructure, equipment and syllabus and the government is investing Rs 80 crore in upgrading the institute, D J Narain said.

Former Odisha CM Giridhar Gamang joins BJP

Senior Congress leader and former Union telecom minister Giridhar Gamang has formally joined the BJP.

Pacific Alliance nations seek greater trade with India

An economic partnership with the Pacific Alliance, a grouping of Mexico, Peru, Chile and Colombia, will benefit both parties, outgoing ambassador of Peru to India, Javier Paulinch Verlade, told FE.

Marans fail to get relief from High Court over Rs 742 cr asset attachment by ED

The Madras High Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition filed by Kalanithi Maran-promoted Sun TV Network against an enforcement directorate (ED) order that had attached the company’s Rs 742- crore a

Supreme Court refuses to stay HC order on Delhi govt

Without staying the Delhi High Court’s observations calling the Centre’s May 21 notification ‘suspect’, the Supreme Court on Friday told the government that the remarks made were only ‘tenta

Aadhaar must to plug leakages in schemes, govt tells SC

Indicating continuation of the process of enrolling citizens for Aadhaar cards under the initiative launched by the previous UPA government...

Take a new look at old problems, Narendra Modi asks China

Narendra Modi met Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, told him that, “There is no question of going back, standing still is not an option, so moving forward is the only way ahead.”

Despite nod, BAE Howitzers will arrive in India after a long process

The acquisition of 145 M-777 Ultra-Light Howitzers (ULH) of BAE Systems may have got clearance by the Defence Acquisition Council headed by defence minister Manohar Parrikar...

Brazil, Venezuela evince interest in BrahMos missile

BrahMos Aerospace is confident that BrahMos-NG will open a huge potential market for the company, with specifications that very few competitors will be able to match.

Jayalalithaa case: SC slams SPP’s appointment

Special Court had last year held the 66-year-old former Chief Minister and three others guilty of corruption and sentenced to four years in prison.

CJI won’t join panel to choose NJAC members

The three-member panel comprises Chief Justice of India, Prime Minister and the Leader of Opposition.

Rafale deal may have 30% offset clause

The over $ 6-billion deal for 36 Rafale jets is likely to have a 30% offset clause valuing to nearly $2 billion that the Indian private...

PM Narendra Modi kicks off 3-nation tour

PM Narendra Modi on Thursday embarked on a three-nation tour of France, Germany and Canada that will focus on boosting bilateral trade and economic ties...

ED attaches RS 130 cr properties of Indu Projects promoter

YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy, who was accused of receiving bribes from I Syam Prasad Reddy in lieu of undue favours.

France hands over to India two upgraded Mirage 2000

French company Dassault Aviation on Wednesday handed over two upgraded Mirage 2000 I/TI for the Indian Air Force...

Nitish Kumar returns as Bihar CM, to seek Narendra Modi’s cooperation

Mamata Banerjee, Akhilesh Yadav attend swearing-in function

‘If Rafale deal does not work out, we could look for other aircraft’

Indian Air Force chief Arup Raha on Thursday asserted that the IAF needed a medium multirole combat aircraft...

Arrogance is a liability. Delhi has its own culture, we need to be careful with words’: Satish Upadhyay, Delhi BJP

Delhi BJP president Satish Upadhyay absolves Modi or Shah of any responsibility for the capital debacle. However, he admits announcement of Bedi as CM candidate could have come earlier and negative ca

Declaration of criminal record must in polls: SC

In a judgement that is likely to put a curb on criminalisation of politics, the Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that if any elected representative...

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