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Supreme Court orders eviction of 1.1 mn forest families

The Supreme Court has asked the governments of 17 states to evict an estimated one million tribal and other households living in forests after their claims of the right to live in forests were rejected under the Forest Rights Act. ...

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India’s biggest strike post Pulwama attack; to stop its share of water from flowing to Pakistan

New Delhi: In a big retaliatory move against Pakistan in the wake of Pulwama terror attack, the Narendra Modi government on Thursday decided to stop its share of water which used to flow to Pakistan. Union minister Nitin Gadkari announced ...

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Dearness allowance hiked by 3% for Central govt employees, pensioners

The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved an additional 3 per cent hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) over the existing rate of 9 per cent, a move that will benefit about 1.1 crore Central government employees and pensioners. The decision will ...

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22 arrested as cops crackdown on threats to Kashmiri students in Dehradun

DEHRADUN: Twenty-two students were arrested for protesting outside a college in Uttarakhand’s Dehradun demanding expulsion of Kashmiri students, police said on Tuesday. They were arrested outside the Uttaranchal College of Science and Technology on Sahastradhara Road on Monday after they ...

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SC holds Anil Ambani and Two Directors Guilty of Contempt, Orders to pay Rs453 crore to Ericsson within 4 weeks

The Supreme Court on Wednesday held Reliance Communication Ltd (RCom) chairman Anil Ambani and two directors of the company guilty of contempt of court. While directing Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani group (ADAG) to pay Rs453 crore along with interest to ...

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RBI gives Rs. 28,000 crore interim dividend To government before elections

The Reserved Bank of India approved an early transfer of a part of its profit to the government, which needs cash to fund its schemes ahead of the national elections due by May. The Reserve Bank of India’s board approved ...

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Anuj Sharma to replace Rajeev Kumar as Kolkata Police Commissioner

Additional Director General of West Bengal Police (law and order) Anuj Sharma was on Tuesday appointed as the new Kolkata Police Commissioner after his predecessor Rajeev Kumar was transferred as ADG & IGP of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID). Sharma, ...

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With 7-seat offer, BJP-AIADMK beat Congress to bring PMK on board grand alliance

Chennai: The BJP-AIADMK combine has beaten the Congress to win the support of the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) for an electoral alliance in Tamil Nadu. The PMK will contest on seven Lok Sabha seats and will be given one Rajya ...

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4 soldiers killed in J&K encounter, Pulwama attack mastermind shot dead

A key Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist believed to be the mastermind of the Pulwama terror attack was shot dead today in a 12-hour encounter in which India lost four soldiers, including one officer. Kamran, one of the two terrorists killed in the ...

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India should not play against Pakistan in upcoming World Cup: CCI secretary to BCCI

In the wake of the terror attack on CRPF’s convoy in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama on Thursday, the Cricket Club of India (CCI) secretary Suresh Bafna on Sunday said that India should not play against Pakistan in the upcoming World ...

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Mamata Banerjee questions timing of Pulwama terror attack before polls

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday questioned the timing of the Pulwama terror attack ahead of the Lok Sabha elections and wondered why no preventive measures were adopted despite an alert by intelligence agencies days ahead of the ...

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Privatisation of six airports: AAI receives 32 technical bids from 10 companies

New Delhi: A total of 32 technical bids have been received from 10 companies to operate six airports that are currently under AAI’s management, senior officials said Saturday. As part of an open international competitive bidding process, the Airports Authority ...

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Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani’s Reliance Foundation offers to rehabilitate Pulwama victims’ kin

New Delhi: Reliance Foundation Saturday said it is ready to assume full responsibility for the education and livelihood of the families of the CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama terror attack. “As a mark of our gratitude to the martyrs, ...

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As India readies for Pulwama revenge, IAF lines up 140 aircraft near border

Srinagar, Feb 17: India has said that it would give Pakistan a befitting reply for shielding and aiding the Jaish-e-Mohammad, which carried out the Pulwama attack. India has been exploring several options and said that it would look to corner ...

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