- CITU continues strike against Muthoot Finance(17:42)
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) The third round of conciliatory talks to end the over month-long strike called by a small section of employees of Muthoot Finance, a leading non-banking financial company, failed to break the deadlock on Wednesday as the rival parties stood their ground.
- Amit Shah to address NRC convention in Kolkata on Oct 1(17:40)
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address a citizens convention here on October 1 in his first trip to West Bengal after joining the union cabinet, a senior party leader said.
- Congress alleges govt misusing LIC funds(17:34)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Congress party continued its tirade against the government on economic issues. In a fresh attack on the government, the party has alleged that current the government is misusing LIC funds.
- Panghal, Kaushik assure India of medals at Boxing Worlds(17:24)
Yekaterinburg (Russia), Sep 18 (IANS) India's Manish Kaushik (63kg) and Amit Panghal (52kg) on Wednesday reached the semi-finals in their respective weight categories and thus assured themselves of a medal each at the ongoing men's World Boxing Championships in Yekaterinburg, Russia.
- BJP attacks Digvijaya Singh for saffron clad rapist remark(17:20)
Bhopal, Sep 18 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh was embroiled in a fresh controversy after he said here that some people wearing saffron robes are involved in rape cases. The BJP has taken strong exception to Singh's statement.
- Police analysing ex-Andhra Speaker's phone calls data(17:10)
Hyderabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The Hyderabad police probing the suicide of former Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao is analysing the data on the phone calls he made before ending his life on Monday.
- Kerala HC seeks report on Palarivattom flyover(17:06)
Kochi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Wednesday asked the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) to file a report on the Palarivattom flyover, closed 30 months after inauguration, and role of those involved in its construction.
- Savarkar as PM could have averted partition: Sena(16:50)
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) In a pre-election swipe, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has said Pakistan would not have been created if the Hindutva protagonist Vinayak Damodar Savarkar had become the Prime Minister during partition.
- Top Goa hoteliers urge GST cut on room tariff(16:50)
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) Top hoteliers and tourism industry stakeholders met Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Prahlad Singh Patel here on Wednesday and sought reduction in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on room tariff to help the state compete with international destinations like Thailand and Sri Lanka.
- Muslim family thrashed at Aligarh railway station(16:40)
Aligarh, Sep 18 (IANS) A Muslim family, travelling from Kannauj to Aligarh for medical treatment, was attacked by a mob at the Aligarh railway station on Wednesday. The injured were admitted to the J.N. Medical College by the GRP personnel.
- After Russia, US hints at oil for India on concessional terms(16:40)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The US may offer oil and gas to India on concessional terms from its own reserves to help the latter tide over any shortages arising from the drone attacks on Saudi Arabian Oil Company, or Aramco, that have caused the biggest-ever disruption in global crude oil supplies.
- India would not be partitioned, if Savarkar was PM: Thackeray(16:32)
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) In a pre-election swipe, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray said that Pakistan would not have been created if the Hindutva protagonist Vinayak Damodar Savarkar alias Veer Savarkar had become the Prime Minister at that time.
- Virat Kohli to felicitate Daljit Singh before Mohali T20I(16:28)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) His services to Indian cricket is unparalleled and as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chief curator Daljit Singh takes charge at the PCA Stadium in Mohali for one final time on Wednesday, he will be felicitated by the Indian team skipper Virat Kohli.