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Most popular CM Jayalalithaa Jayaraman: Celluloid to Puratchi Thalaivi and Amma

Most popular CM Jayalalithaa Jayaraman: Celluloid to Puratchi Thalaivi and Amma

NEW DELHI, MAIN UDDIN: The condition of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, who is hospitalised here since September 22, deteriorated today as she suffered cardiac arrest. “The honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, who is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals, suffered a cardiac arrest this evening,” said a statement tonight by Apollo Hospital where she […]

Is really Mamata a symbol of honesty and simplicity with the credential to become PM

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Is really Mamata a symbol of honesty and simplicity with the credential to become PM

NEW DELHI: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, considered a close confidant of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday lauded West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, saying that she had enough credential to become Prime Minister. “There should not be any question regarding her credibility in politics. If son of a chai-wala could become Prime Minister, Mamataji […]

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Interest, tax rates to be cut due to demonetization: Government

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Interest, tax rates to be cut due to demonetization: Government

NEW DELHI: The rates of interest and tax will soon come down mainly due to the demonetization drive of the government, Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal said on Saturday. “Interest rates and tax rates will soon decrease (after the demonetization step)”, Meghwal said. The minister was speaking at a conference of Laghu […]

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Amid face-off over demonetization, govt to seek Oppn’s help for passing of non-controversial bills

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Amid face-off over demonetization, govt to seek Oppn’s help for passing of non-controversial bills

NEW DELHI,MANAN KUMAR, AMITA SHAH: Halfway through the winter session of Parliament, the government is planning to reach out to Opposition parties for their cooperation in the passage of non-controversial bills, even as the face-off over demonetization has paralysed both Houses. With just a fortnight to go before the session ends, government floor managers are […]

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Drama or reality of human rights: Kofi Annan begins fact-finding visit to Myanmar

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Drama or reality of human rights: Kofi Annan begins fact-finding visit to Myanmar

New York City: Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Friday began a fact-finding visit to Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state, where the army has been accused of large-scale violence against members of the Muslim Rohingya ethnic minority, resulting in destruction of villages, civilian casualties and an exodus of refugees to neighbouring Bangladesh. Myanmar leader Aung San […]

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Didi vs Army: Mamata Banerjee leaves office, deployment to continue till midnight

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Didi vs Army: Mamata Banerjee leaves office, deployment to continue till midnight

NEW DELHI: Presence of army personnel at toll plazas in West Bengal triggered a row with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee remaining at the state secretariat overnight in protest, asking was it an “army coup”, drawing a stinging condemnation today from the Centre which said the remark showed her “political frustration”. The row also echoed in […]

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Payday rush: Reeling from currency shortage, banks resort to rationing of cash

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Payday rush: Reeling from currency shortage, banks resort to rationing of cash

MUMBAI: Reeling under shortage of currency stock, banks across the country have resorted to rationing of cash in order to handle the huge payday rush at branches. Although various banks had claimed in the run-up to December 1 that adequate arrangements would be in place to tide over any cash crunch on payday, branches were […]

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India loses Rs 4 lakh crore annually due to road accidents: UN study

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India loses Rs 4 lakh crore annually due to road accidents: UN study

NEW YORK CITY: India’s GDP takes a 3% hit every year due to road accidents, equivalent to over $58 billion (nearly Rs 4 lakh crore) in value terms, a United Nations (UN) study has found out. Conducted by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), the study says that in […]

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Jimmy Carter to Barack Obama: Recognize The State Of Palestine

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Jimmy Carter to Barack Obama: Recognize The State Of Palestine

Washington DC,JACK MOORE: The former U.S. president has urged the outgoing leader to make a bold and unprecedented move. Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter, who brokered peace between Egypt and Israel at Camp David, has called on Barack Obama to recognize the State of Palestine (as the United Nations refers to the non-member observer state) […]

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Does it really ‘black day’ in the Lok Sabha as passing a bill without debate ?

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Does it really ‘black day’ in the Lok Sabha as passing a bill without debate ?

NEW DELHI: The opposition termed today as a ‘black day’ in the Lok Sabha and accused the government of being ‘undemocratic’ and ‘dictatorial’ for passing the taxation bill sans any debate.Where the speaker says,”It is necessary to discuss bill, but there was an urgency”, Sumitra Mahajan defends passage of IT Act. Terming as “black day” […]

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