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Mr Jaitley, Moody’s was fined for ratings in the US & Europe

Was the Union Finance Minister too quick to welcome Moody’s upgrading India’s rating from the bottom to a rung just above it?  Moody’s, the global rating agency, has been fined in the US, in Europe and in Hong Kong for ...

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Chidambaram mocks at government’s sudden love for Moody’s

MUMBAI: Mocking at government’s elation over the sovereign rating upgrade by Moody’s, ex-finance minister P Chidambaram said only a few months ago the regime had flayed the rating methodology. “Just some months ago, government had said the Moody’s methodology was ...

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PM Modi meets French foreign minister, discuss bilateral ties

New Delhi [India]: France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Friday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and briefed him on recent developments in the bilateral relationship as follow-up to the latter’s visit to France in June.   India-France strategic ...

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Bill Gates offers help to Yogi Adityanath and Chandrababu Naidu

In a meeting on Friday, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates offered help to Chief Ministers of UP and AP, Yogi Adityanath and Chandrababu Naidu respectively. Adityanath had posted on Twitter that Mr Gates expressed his willingness to tackle the medical issues. ...

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Drug racket busted in Hyderabad, 179 kg party drugs seized

Hyderabad: In an illegal drug racket, 179 kg of Ephedrine was seized by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) in a raid that took place on Tuesday. The incident took place in Hyderabad’s Bollarum, IDA. While the media was informed on ...

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NIA arrests four with over Rs. 9 lakh fake currency

New Delhi, Nov 16 The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday said that it has arrested four people from Kolkata and recovered Rs 9.1 lakh fake currency. The agency arrested all four from the vicinity of Howrah Railway Station in ...

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Your SBI account can be suspended if not linked to Aadhaar – Know how to link online

Mumbai: The country’s largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI) in a tweet made it clear that if any customer fails to submit Aadhaar number by 31st December, his/her account shall cease to be operational till the time it is ...

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BJP government “turning Assam into second Myanmar”: Maulana Arshad Madani

New Delhi: Expressing concern over the current situation in Assam, Jamiat Ulama-E-Hind President Maulana Syed Arshad Madani flayed BJP government saying it is trying to create Myanmar like situation in Assam, but it should bear in mind that it was ...

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Gujarat polls: Survey shows Congress & Hardik have turned the battle on its head

The Congress party appears to have gained tremendous ground in Gujarat, if a recent pre-election survey conducted by ABP-CSDS is anything to go by. The difference in vote share between the two parties is just 6%. The data shows that ...

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Ryan murder case: Arrested bus conductor’s wife cries foul, demands justice

Gurugram : Wife of bus conductor Ashok Kumar, the driver held by the Harayna police for murder of 7-year-old Pradyuman at the Ryan International School demanded justice and proper investigation, while accusing the school administration of hatching a conspiracy against ...

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Pehlu Khan II: Rajasthan Minister accepts inability to stop ‘every incident’

ALWAR: Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria has said that there is not enough manpower in the state to control every situation in all cities in time. Responding to the recent gruesome incident of cow vigilantism, Kataria said, “We don’t ...

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RSS activist killed in Kerala

Thrissur : An RSS activist was killed here on Sunday by CPI-M workers, the state Bharatiya Janata Party office has claimed. The incident occurred at around 1.30 p.m. when Anand, who was on a two-wheeler, was knocked down by a ...

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Congress wins MP by-election

Bhopal: Congress candidate Nilanshu Chaturvedi was on Sunday declared elected to the Madhya Pradesh Assembly from Chitrakoot constituency, defeating the BJP by 14,133 votes. Chaturvedi led right from the start of vote count at 8 a.m. and kept increasing his ...

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‘Won’t mock Modi ji the way Manmohan ji was insulted,’ says Rahul Gandhi

Banaskantha district, Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi on Sunday while addressing over 2,200 campaigning youths in Banaskantha district said that they will not cross their limit and will tackle the lies of BJP with the truth. “We will counter the lies of ...

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