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Mahila Bank to merge with SBI? Arundhati Bhattacharya says ‘no-brainer’

New Delhi(PTI): Amid speculation about newly created Bharatiya Mahila Bank being merged with SBI, the state-run behemoth on Tuesday said it can easily absorb the youngest state-run lender. SBI Chief Arundhati Bhattacharya Following reports that BMB could be merged with SBI, the State Bank of India’s Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya said she has not been approached […]

Steps taken to make churches safe in Delhi: Centre to HC

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Delhi(PTI): Steps to secure the safety of churches and minority-run institutions in the national capital have been taken, the Centre told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday. File photo: dnaindia A bench headed by Chief Justice G Rohini was told through a common status report filed by Ministry of Home Affairs and Delhi Police that […]

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Rating agency Moody’s says disappointment creeping in over reform pace of Modi government

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Mumbai(PTI): Flagging subdued rural economy as a ‘credit negative’ for India’s sovereign rating, global giant Moody’s on Tuesday said there are growing concerns about risk of policy stagnation and “some disappointment” has emerged over the pace of reforms under the Modi government. In its latest ‘Inside India’ report, Moody’s Investors Service said the consensus view […]

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Government may cancel FCRA registration of Teesta Setalvad’s NGOs

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New Delhi(PTI): Government plans to cancel the registration of two NGOs of social activist Teesta Setalvad for alleged violations of Foreign Currency Regulation Act. Sabarang Trust and Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), run by Teesta and her husband Javed Anand, were served the notice nearly a month ago following an on-site inspection of records […]

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Chinese submarine docking at Pakistan no big concern, says Indian Navy

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New Delhi(PTI): Amidst reports that a Chinese submarine had crossed the Arabian Sea and entered Karachi port last month, the Indian Navy today said it was not a matter of big concern but they were monitoring all such activities. “Docking of a submarine belonging to some other country in a third country itself is not […]

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Employees to disclose source of funds before going abroad: Government

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New Delhi(PTI): Central government employees going abroad need to disclose estimated expenditure and source of funds prior to their visits, according to a draft policy formed by the Centre. Image courtesy: https://fruitbowldigital.com Besides, they also need to give details of such trips taken by them during the past four years. According to the draft policy […]

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Rajasthan government has no information on Vasundhara Raje’s foreign tours as opposition leader

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Jaipur(PTI): Rajasthan government does not have any record about Vasundhara Raje’s foreign tours between February 2009 and February 2013 when she was the leader of Opposition in the state Assembly, an RTI query has found. The state Information Commission has served second notice to Public Information Officer of state Assembly asking the concerned authority to […]

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Mumbai: Shruti Seth was attacked on Twitter after criticizing Narendra Modi. Actress Shruti Seth has tweeted her final word after a spirited battle with social media trolls who attacked her after she commented about the hashtag #SelfieWithDaughter. The 35-year-old actress laid the argument to rest with these words: Shruti Seth @SethShruti You’ve abused me, my parents, […]

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World Hockey League: India seek to sort out defensive woes against Malaysia

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Soundly thrashed by Australia in their last match, India would look to sort out their defensive woes when they take on Malaysia in their quarterfinal match of the Hockey World League Semifinals here tomorrow. The Indian defenders, who let in six goals against world champions Australia in their last group match, will be again tested […]

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India, US review implementation of initiatives by Modi, Obama

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New Delhi(PTI): Top officials from India and the US have reviewed the implementation of initiatives taken during the two summits between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama in the past one year. Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar had a series of meetings with the US officials here yesterday during which he discussed issues ranging […]

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