A budget for the United Federation of India

Monday, 02 March 2015 17:50
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on February 28 delivered a budget that will go down as one of the best since liberalization began in 1991. It took stock of India’s present set of challenges and accordingly adjusted the priorities and solutions.…

Documents leak: GMR Energy official called for questioning

Monday, 02 March 2015 17:34
New Delhi : In its ongoing probe into the leak of government documents from the coal, power and petroleum ministries, Delhi Police on Monday called a senior official of GMR Energy Limited for questioning.Rajbir Singh, who is the manager (corporate…

Communalism a problem, but accusations won't help: Naqvi

Monday, 02 March 2015 16:30
New Delhi : Admitting that communalism is a problem faced by the nation, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday, however, said accusations will not solve it."Several members raised the issue of communalism. These issues are…

Bills on e-rickshaws, coal introduced in Lok Sabha

Monday, 02 March 2015 15:36
New Delhi : The government on Monday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to facilitate plying of e-rickshaws and e-carts and a bill to provide for allocation of coal mines. The two bills seek to replace ordinances issued during…

India's Shakyamuni Buddha travels to Bali

Monday, 02 March 2015 15:31
Bali : The Shakyamuni Buddha from India is visiting Indonesia's Bali island in the form of an exhibiton entitled 'Buddha-Carika - In the footsteps of the Shakyamuni Buddha', which is currently on display at the Agung Rai Museum of Arts…

Rajnath dissociates government, BJP from Mufti's remark

Monday, 02 March 2015 14:37
New Delhi : Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday dissociated the government and the BJP from the remarks of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed who gave credit to militants and Pakistan for the smooth conduct of assembly…

Indian jailed in Singapore for bashing man to death

Monday, 02 March 2015 14:32
Singapore : A Singapore court on Monday jailed an Indian for 16 years for bashing another Indian man to death.Periyasamy Devarajan was 20 years old in 2012 when he bashed 31-year-old Raju Arivazhagen in the face and head with a…

Furore in Rajya Sabha over Mufti's comments

Monday, 02 March 2015 13:58
New Delhi : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's controversial comments giving credit to Pakistan for the peaceful assembly election in the state created a furore in Rajya Sabha Monday, with the opposition terming it anti-national."The chief minister…

Jaishankar in Bangladesh on SAARC yatra

Monday, 02 March 2015 13:54
Dhaka : Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar arrived in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Monday on the second leg of his four-nation SAARC yatra.Jaishankar, who was in Bhutan on Sunday, was received at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here by his Bangladeshi counterpart…

Dayanidhi Maran moves bail plea in Aircel-Maxis case

Monday, 02 March 2015 12:01
New Delhi : Former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanithi on Monday appeared before a court hearing the case relating to the Aircel-Maxis deal and moved their bail application.Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Court Judge O.P. Saini…
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