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BJP leader, his 3 sons arrested for allegedly killing woman in ‘Drishyam’ inspired plot

Indore: Five persons, including a BJP leader and his three sons, were on Saturday arrested for allegedly killing a 22-year-old woman two years ago, with police claiming that the plot was inspired by the 2015 Bollywood film ‘Drishyam’ starring Ajay ...

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No evidence of corruption, decision of PM-led panel on Alok Verma very hasty: SC’s monitor

Justice A K Patnaik, the retired Supreme Court judge who was asked by the apex court to supervise the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) enquiry that eventually led to the ouster of CBI Director Alok Verma, on Friday said there was ...

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Justice Bedi panel indicts 9 cops, says 3 out of 17 Gujarat encounters fake

The Justice H S Bedi committee, which investigated several cases of alleged fake encounter in Gujarat from 2002 to 2006, has recommended prosecution of police officials in three out of the 17 cases probed by it. In its final report ...

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Govt spending over Rs 20,000 crore to fix accident-prone spots: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: The government is spending more than Rs 20,000 crore to rectify accident-prone black spots on roads across the country in order to reduce fatalities in such incidents, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Friday. Speaking here at the ...

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GST exemption limit doubled to give relief to small businesses

The GST Council on Thursday approved doubling of the exemption threshold under Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime to Rs 40 lakh along with raising the turnover limit under composition scheme to Rs 1.5 crore from current Rs 1 crore ...

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AGP Ministers resign from Assam government after pulling out of coalition

GUWAHATI: Three Asom Gana Parishad Ministers Wednesday resigned from the Assam Cabinet, two days after their party exited the government over the Citizenship Amendment Bill. Agriculture Minister Atul Bora, Water Resources Minister Keshav Mahanta and Food and Civil Supplies Minister ...

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Denied immigration at Mumbai airport because I don’t speak Hindi, alleges Tamil Nadu man

A man from Tamil Nadu has said he was humiliated at an immigration counter of Mumbai’s international airport “for knowing only Tamil and English and NOT Hindi”, prompting the immigration department to initiate an investigation against one of their officers. ...

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Himachal Pradesh to receive snowfall till Saturday; advisory issued for Shimla, Manali, Narkanda tourists

Shimla,Jan 10,2019: Moderate to heavy snowfall may occur across Himachal Pradesh from Thursday to Saturday and the government has advised residents and tourists not to venture to the higher reaches. An advisory has been issued against venturing to the high hills of ...

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5-Judge Constitution bench led by CJI Gogoi to hear Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri masjid case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday formed a five-judge Constitution Bench to hear the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi title dispute case. The bench, to be headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, will decide on Thursday when to take up the ...

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Kashmir’s IAS topper Shah Faesal resigns to protest ‘unabated killings’ in state; likely to join politics

Shah Faesal, the outspoken IAS topper whose success inspired many young Kashmiris to join the civil services, announced on Wednesday that he has decided to resign from the government and join electoral politics. Faesal, 35, attributed his decision to protest ...

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RBI names Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani as head of panel on digital payments

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has named Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani as the chairman of a special committee to assess the digitisation of payments in the country. Nilekani will head the high-level five-member committee on deepening of digital payments. ...

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Alok Verma back as CBI boss without powers as court scraps centre’s order

New Delhi: Exiled CBI chief Alok Verma was reinstated by the Supreme Court today, three months after the government divested him of his powers and sent him on forced leave in a midnight swoop. Alok Verma can go back to his ...

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Man shot dead in Delhi’s Jhilmil industrial area, no arrests made so far

A man was shot dead by two unidentified men in Jhilmil Industrial area of East Delhi on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Hariom Sharma. New delhi,jan 06,2019: A 35-year-old man was shot dead by two unidentified men in Jhilmil ...

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Odisha man sets 59-year-old mother ablaze over property issue, arrested

A 30-year-old man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly setting his59-year-old mother on fire over a property issue. Further investigation in the case underway. Odisha: In an appalling case reported from Malkangiri district of Odisha, a 30-year-old man was arrested on ...

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