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BJP leader and MP Subramanian Swamy (File | PTI)
Subramanian Swamy writes to PM seeking Chidambaram’s prosecution under new Black money Act

Swamy asked Prime Minister Modi to direct Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia in this regard and initiate prosecution under the new Black Money Act.

23 hours ago

J-K: Militants ransack police officer's house in Shopian

The militants fired gunshots in air before fleeing from the spot.

23 hours ago

Asked about the timeframe for the new Metro Policy to be finalised, sources said it could take just a month or a little longer.  | File Photo
Metro policy bats for private funds, feeder systems

To relieve the pressure on the public exchequer caused by the capital intensive nature of Metro Rail projects, the draft policy suggests making it mandatory for state to explore PPP funding.

28 Mar 2017

For representational purpose
Consensual sex distinct from rape, rules Delhi court

In an attempt to address the ingrained practices that add to the victimisation of women in the country, courts are evolving their strategies by identifying and defining false allegations of rape.

28 Mar 2017

A man taking a selfie in front of the ONGC exploratory well at Nallankollai near Neduvasal in Pudukkottai district. | Express File Photo
Neduvasal hydrocarbon project back on front burner as Centre signs deal with GEM Labs

The controversy got a fresh lease of life with the Petroleum Ministry on Monday signing the contracts of 31 fields awarded under the DSF Bid Round 2016 with 22 companies at New Delhi.

28 Mar 2017

Coaches connected with the Centre Buffer Coupler mechanism
Railways to retrofit coaches with safety mechanism soon

The Railways will soon begin retrofitting  thousands of rakes with a mechanism that would stop them from climbing over another in the event of an accident.

28 Mar 2017

For representational purpose
Maharashtra Court issues warrants against Vicky Goswami, Mamta Kulkarni

The district court here today issued non-bailable warrants against the alleged international drug-lord Vicky Goswami and his partner and yesteryear's Bollywood actor Mamta Kulkarni.

28 Mar 2017

Ravindra Gaikwad | ANI
MPs flock together, attack Air India for banning Ravindra Gaikwad 

In an apparent display of support for own kin, beyond political fault lines, Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agrawal attacked airline operators for the disciplinary action.

28 Mar 2017

A lot of food joint owners say that in the given situation they may be required to get supply of meat from Delhi and other places. | PTI
Unlicensed meat sellers in UP to step up stir against crackdown

However, a majority of meat sellers’ associations proceeded on an indefinite strike on Monday, indicating that the meat crisis would intensify in the State.

28 Mar 2017

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal. | PTI File Photo
Congress to move amendments to Finance Bill in Rajya Sabha

A whip has been issued by the Grand Old Party for all its MPs to be present in the House, and a coalescing opposition interest to defeat the ‘controversial’ clause is also evident. 

28 Mar 2017

Kashmiri villagers surround the body of suspected rebel Shahbaz Shafi, also known as Rayees Kachroo, at Belov village in Pulwama, south of Srinagar, on Monday. | Express Photo Service
62 rifles looted from security personnel last year: J-K government

According to the J&K Home Department, at least 62 rifles, six pistols and 182 magazines were looted by militants and unruly mobs.

28 Mar 2017

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaks in the Lok Sabha. | File Photo
Four GST bills introduced in Lok Sabha; discussion on Wednesday

the Centre on Monday introduced the last batch of legislations in the Lok Sabha for rolling out the goods and services tax (GST). 

28 Mar 2017

Bikaner rape: Victim's father was unstable while filing complaint, says women panel

The Commission also visited the victim's village and spoke to the locals and her family members.

27 Mar 2017

An Army patrol near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. | File Photo
Cops' house attacked in Kashmir

The ultras opened fire on the houses of ASI Dilbar Ahmad and Constable Reyaz Ahmad at Keegam in Shopian, a police official said.

27 Mar 2017

Niti Aayog proposes draft bills for Indian System of Medicine

The draft bills has suggested creation of apex councils and boards to deal with issues concerning different streams of medicine.

27 Mar 2017

Now, Jharkhand government takes step against illegal abattoirs

Stating that notice must be issued to all illegal slaughter houses for closing operations within 72 hours, the letter asked the officials not to allow any illegal abattoirs to operate.

27 Mar 2017

Sushma Swaraj
Sushma Swaraj seeks reports from UP govt over attack on Nigerian students in Noida

Four Nigerian students sustained severe injuries after being assaulted by a group of local residents in Greater Noida's Pari Chowk area.

27 Mar 2017

Police suspect Dakshina Kannada BJP MP Nalin Kumar Kateel’s speech to have instigated madrasa teacher’s murder

Later, on March 20, the gang entered the compound of Muhayuddin Juma Masjid in Choori and killed Riyas.

27 Mar 2017

Waste from slaughterhouses dumped by the riverside.
Why didn't u regularise illegal meat shops: Allahabad HC to UP government

Granting three days’ time to the state government and LMC to file their response, the court also took the Lucknow civic authorities to task over their lackadaisical approach to the whole issue.

27 Mar 2017

Ravindra Gaikwad | Facebook
Ravindra Gaikwad reveals real reason behind altercation with Air India staffer

Gaikwad on Friday submitted a complaint against Air India before the Delhi Police alleging that he was pushed and yelled on.

27 Mar 2017

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath (EPS)
Yogi Adityanath to campaign for BJP in Gujarat state assembly elections

State party spokesperson Bharat Pandya added that the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister campaigning in Gujarat would help the party immensely.

27 Mar 2017