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Hardik Patel files bail plea in sessions court in sedition case

Ahmedabad(PTI): Patel quota stir leader Hardik Patel on Tuesday filed a bail application in the Ahmedabad sessions court in connection with a sedition case filed against him here last month. In the plea, filed before Additional Sessions Judge N G Dave, his lawyer B M Mangukiya argued the FIR against Hardik is fabricated and the […]

Minimum train fare doubled as increased from Rs 5 to Rs 10

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New Delhi(PTI): The minimum train passenger fare will go up from Rs 5 to Rs 10 as railways has decided to increase the minimum chargeable fare in non-suburban services at par with the platform ticket from November 20. The platform ticket price was revised from Rs 5 to Rs 10 in April this year as […]

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Infosys expects H2 to be soft but optimistic about future

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New Delhi: Country’s second largest software services firm Infosys on Tuesday said it expects the second half of the current fiscal to be soft as there are lesser working days and furloughs but is fairly optimistic about the future. “The third quarter is historically a soft quarter for this industry with furloughs and lower working […]

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Subramanian Swamy writes to LS Speaker on Rahul Gandhi

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New Delhi(PTI): BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan urging her to refer the matter of Rahul Gandhi’s alleged violation of Constitution and ethical code on citizenship to the Ethics Committee and disqualify him as MP if he is guilty. In his letter to Mahajan, the BJP leader said […]

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Rafale combat aircraft deal in final stages,confirms Manohar Parrikar

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NEW DELHI(PTI): The multi-billion dollar deal for purchase of 36 Rafale combat aircraft is in “final stages” of price negotiations, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said. A new roadmap for the upgradation of the inventory in the Indian Air Force is being prepared with focus on ‘Make in India’ initiative, and any future acquisition will […]

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Spain,Loulla-Mae Eleftheriou-Smith: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and seven other former and current government officials are at risk of arrest if they set foot in Spain, after a Spanish judge effectively issued an arrest warrant for the group, it has been reported. According to the Latin American Herald Tribune, Spanish national court judge Jose de […]

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BSNL posts operating profit of Rs 672 crore for FY15

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Reversing the trend, state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) on Tuesday reported an operating profit of Rs 672 crore for the financial year 2015 on the back of fall in administrative costs and jump in revenues.The company had posted an operating loss of Rs 691 crore in the previous fiscal. BSNL Chairman and Managing Director […]

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Vishva Hindu Parishad​ leader Ashok Singhal passes away

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New Delhi: Vishva Hindu Parishad​ (VHP) leader Ashok Singhal, who was undergoing treatment in a Gurgaon hospital died on Tuesday. Singhal’s demise was confirmed by Praveen Togadia. “Singhal died at 2.24 PM at Medanta Medicity hospital in Gurgaon,” Togadia said. 89-year-old Singhal was admitted on November 14 to Medanta with complaints of acute breathlessness and […]

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Indian economy moving ahead despite global headwinds: FM Arun Jaitley

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New Delhi(PTI): Notwithstanding “adverse global circumstances” and headwinds, Indian economy is still managing to keep ahead, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said. Addressing a gathering of Indian businessmen last evening, Jaitley said that economic crises earlier would leave an impact once in 10-15 years but now they are far more frequent. “Under these circumstances India […]

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FM Arun Jaitley rebuffs PM Modi’s critics; says open for GST talks

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New Delhi(Reuters): India’s finance minister rebuffed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s critics on Tuesday and challenged the opposition to back a crucial tax reform, pledging also to put investments before budget savings to drive growth in Asia’s No.3 economy. Arun Jaitley, in an interview with Reuters, brushed aside senior leaders in Modi’s ruling nationalist party who […]

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