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Supreme Court rejects plea to link Aadhaar to social media accounts, says let Madras HC decide

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a fresh public interest litigation seeking linking the 12-digit Aadhaar number to social media accounts, asking the petitioner to approach Madras High Court. “Everything doesn’t need to come to the SC. This issue is ...

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Section 144 imposed as Ayodhya hearing enters final leg in Supreme Court today

New Delhi: The protracted hearing in the politically sensitive Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute at Ayodhya will enter its crucial final leg on Monday when the Supreme Court resumes proceedings on the 38th day after a week-long Dussehra break. Keeping ...

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Muslims in India happiest in the world courtesy Hindu culture, Says RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat has said that the happiest Muslims in the world are found in India, courtesy Hindu culture. Addressing a gathering, Bhagwat said Hindu was not a religion, language or name of country. “It’s the ...

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PM Modi dares Opposition to include special status for J&K in poll manifestos

The Opposition should stop expending “crocodile tears” over the withdrawal of Article 370 in Kashmir, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday while daring Opposition political parties to bring back special status for Jammu and Kashmir in their poll manifestos. ...

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Gujarat: Three women arrested for performing garba holding snakes

defanged. Junagadh: Two women and a girl were held along with two others after a video showed them performing garba dance with snakes in their hands in Junagadh district of Gujarat, an forest department official said on Saturday. All of ...

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‘Second victim after VG Siddhartha’: Cong sees red as Karnataka Dy CM’s Aaide allegedly kills self after raids

Bengaluru: The personal assistant and long-time aide of former Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara allegedly committed suicide on Saturday. He left a suicide note saying he took the extreme step as he was distressed after the Income Tax Department ...

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In Madhya Pradesh scheme, Groom’s toilet selfie can get bride Rs. 51,000

Bhopal: Applicants under the ”Mukhya Mantri Kanya Vivah/Nikah Yojna” in Madhya Pradesh are being told that if they want to get married and the brides-to-be want to become eligible to receive Rs. 51,000 under the scheme, the grooms need to ...

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HDFC chairman Deepak Parekh says system has no measure to protect common man’s savings

MUMBAI: Amid the crisis at Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative Bank (PMC), HDFC chairman said it is “brutally unfair” we have regular loan waivers and corporate loan write-offs but no financial system to protect the common man’s savings. The scam at ...

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Government begins process of privatising 150 trains, 50 railway stations

The Narendra Modi government has initiated the process of privatising operations of 150 trains and 50 railway stations and is forming a task force to complete the process in a “time-bound” manner. Niti Aayog chief Amitabh Kant in a letter ...

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Will ask RBI Governor to let PMC customers withdraw money, says FM after protest at BJP office

Mumbai: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday faced the irate customers of Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank after depositors whose money is stuck protested outside the BJP office in Mumbai. Sitharaman, who was to hold a press conference on the ...

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10 people drown in Parbati river during durga idol immersion in Rajasthan`s Dholpur

Dholpur: At least ten people have drowned during Durga idol immersion in Parbati river on Tuesday in Rajasthan’s Dholpur district. According to news agency ANI, the authorities have so far recovered ten bodies and search is on for others. The incident ...

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Congress to boycott local elections in J&K over detention of leaders

New Delhi: The Congress has decided to boycott the Block Development Council elections in Jammu and Kashmir in protest against the continued detention of senior political leaders in the Kashmir valley. The two key political parties of Jammu and Kashmir ...

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Government receives first tranche of Swiss account details

India has got first tranche of Swiss bank account details of its nationals under a new automatic information exchange pact, a major milestone in the government’s fight against black money stashed abroad. India is among 75 countries with which Switzerland’s ...

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Forces on alert after drone enters Punjab from Pakistan

Security forces along the Pakistan border in Punjab’s Hussainiwala sector went into a flutter after a drone was sighted entering the Indian side from Pakistan on Monday night, weeks after Punjab forces confirmed at least eight drone sorties, carrying a ...

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