Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to liken the amalgamation of Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) with DBS Bank India Ltd to the 2G spectrum scam.
Bengaluru/Kodagu, Dec 3 (IANS) After receiving flak from the opposition, Karnataka agriculture minister, B. C. Patil on Thursday made a "U turn" by issuing a clarification that he has not termed "farmers as cowards" but stated that "suicide is an act of cowardice".
Hyderabad, Dec 3 (IANS) A fight over mutton curry not being served properly at a wedding claimed the life of a man and left another critically injured in Telangana's Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district, the police said.
Kathmandu, Dec 3 (IANS) As bilateral ties between Nepal and India have seen a thaw in recent days, the stalled high-level visits and exchanges have resumed.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday said the Franklin Templeton issue is big, as it asked the mutual fund company to initiate steps, within one week for a meeting of unit holders to seek their consent for closure of six mutual fund scheme.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) envisions itself atop a new hierarchical global order in which the world acquiesces to China's worldview while supplying it with markets, capital, resources, and talent, as per the 2020 report to Congress of the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Air India employees are preparing to bid for the national carrier in partnership with a private equity fund and each employee will be asked to contribute Rs 1 lakh towards the bid.
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) The Department of Space on Thursday said it has signed a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) with Chennai-based small rocket company Agnikul Cosmos Pvt Ltd to access the facilities and technical expertise available in Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) centres.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the levy of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on lotteries, betting and gambling, ruling that this doesn't violate any constitutional provision.
Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) In a big embarrassment, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has suspended two officials of its Mumbai Zonal Unit for their alleged suspicious role which enabled two persons in the ongoing Bollywood-drugs mafia investigation get relief, official sources said here on Thursday.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Centre has opposed the life ban on convicted politicians from contesting MP/MLA elections, forming a political party or becoming an office bearer of a party, telling the Supreme Court that the life ban on bureaucrats cannot be equated with similar ban on lawmakers, if convicted in a crime, as the latter are not bound by service conditions, but an oath of office instead.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court directed Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund (FTMF) to initiate the process of meeting and taking votes of unit-holders, within a week from Thursday, and get their consent on winding up of its six debt schemes.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday carried searches at 26 premises in nine states linked to Popular Front of India (PFI) as part of its money laundering probe.
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) Actor Rajinikanth on Thursday said he would float his political party in January and an announcement in that regard will be made on December 31, 2020.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Addition of two new teams to the Indian Premier League (IPL) is amongst the long agenda for the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) 89th Annual General Meeting (AGM), to be held on December 24, for which a notice has been issued. At present, eight teams compete in the IPL.
Mahoba (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 3 (IANS) The four-year-old boy, who had fallen into a borewell in the Budhaura village, was brought out dead on Thursday morning.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Former Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi took a swipe at the Centre by highlighting the differing stance of the BJP and the Centre on the issue of vaccinating every Indian.
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 3 (IANS) Three days after registering the first case under the newly-promulgated anti-conversion law, the Bareilly police have made the first arrest in the case.
New York, Dec 2 (IANS) The clashes between India and China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh's Galwan Valley this year were planned by Beijing and were likely in retaliation to New Delhi strengthening its ties with Washington, according to a report by a Congressional commission.
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday said whenever there is information of force being used at police stations resulting in serious injury and/or custodial deaths, it is necessary that persons be free to complain for redressal.
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Ministry of Defence, seeking expansion of road width in the Chardham highway project in Uttarakhand, told the Supreme Court that situation on the ground at the India-China border has changed significantly this year and it has become imperative that men and equipment should move swiftly from army stations to the frontier.
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has identified China as a "full-spectrum" systematic rival and a threat in the coming decade.
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has formally invited UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to be the chief guest for the Republic Day celebrations on January 26, 2021.
Lucknow, Dec 2 (IANS) A special investigation team (SIT) probing the Vikas Dubey encounter case has recommended a probe by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) into the slain gangster's property worth Rs 150 crore, amassed by Dubey and his aides.