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India to depute over 100 fresh troops under United Nations flag in Africa

NEW DELHI(PTI): India has committed to deploy a fresh contingent of over 100 paramilitary troops for rendering special police combat and security duties under the United Nations (UN) flag in the African nation of Liberia. The all-male personnel unit has been carved out from paramilitary Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and this will be the first […]

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Parthiv Patel, RP Singh turn back the clock as Gujarat steamroll Delhi in the final

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Veteran Indian players Parthiv Patel and Rudra Pratap Singh showed their class as Gujarat trumped Delhi by 139 runs in the final of the Vijay Hazare Trophy at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Monday. The final was expected to be a nail biter with a bevvy of stars in both the teams but […]

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DDCA row: No clean chit to Arun Jaitley, BJP begging for apology, says Arvind Kejriwal

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NEW DELHI(PTI): No clean chit was ever given to Arun Jaitley for alleged scams in DDCA, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asserted on even as he chastised BJP for “almost begging” for an apology from AAP for targeting the Finance Minister who he said was “running away” from the investigation initiated by the Delhi Government. Hitting […]

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No more LPG subsidy for tax payers earning over Rs 10 lakh

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NEW DELHI: Govt decides to limit LPG subsidy for tax payers earning over Rs 10 lakh Tax payers with annual income of more than Rs 10 lakh will not get subsidised cooking gas (LPG) from next month as the government on Monday decided to limit supply of under-priced fuel to cut subsidies. At present, all […]

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Kirti Azad demands CBI probe, drags Congress leaders in DDCA row

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New Delhi(PTI): Suspended BJP MP Kirti Azad on Monday rejected his party’s argument that a SFIO probe had found no scam in DDCA affairs and sought a comprehensive probe by central agencies, including CBI and ED. Making it clear that he was not targeting Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, he sought to drag Congress leaders in […]

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Mumbai Congress journal editor sacked after saying Sonia Gandhi’s father had fascist links

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MUMBAI: In perhaps an inevitable fallout to the massive embarrassment Congress party faced when party mouthpiece said Sonia Gandhi’s father has fascist links, now the editor has been sacked. Content editor Sudhir Joshi has faced the boot and Mumbai Congress President Sanjay Nirupam has apologised for the article. An article published by the party’s Mumbai […]

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Amway India’s first manufacturing facility goes on stream in Tamil Nadu

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MUMBAI: Direct-selling Fast and Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) firm Amway’s first manufacturing facility in the country formally went on steam with its inauguration by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday. The unit has been set up with an investment of Rs 550 crore. Amway India, the subsidiary of the US-based Amway Corporation, has […]

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Maharashtra: Shocking video shows cops thrashing, abusing youth in Ulhasnagar

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Ulashnagar: A police inspector is seen beating up a boy and abusing his female friend in Ulhasnagar, Maharashtra in a video that has gone viral on social media. According to reports, the incident occurred on Saturday. Onlookers said the couple was sitting in an auto-rickshaw when the policemen asked them to step out. The video […]

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Dadri lynching: Tests reveal meat found in Mohammad Akhlaq’s house was ‘mutton’, not ‘beef’

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New Delhi: In a major revelation in the infamous Dadri lynching case, the report submitted by the chief veterinary officer said that the meat found in the victim’s house was mutton and not beef. The veterinary officer in his report said, “Prima facie it seems that meat found in Dadri lynching victim’s house belongs to […]

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Separatist leader Asiya Andrabi takes on RSS, opposes new year celebrations in Gulmarg

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Jammu: Senior Hurriyat Conference (G) leader and chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat, Syedah Asiya Andrabi, has opposed the proposed New Year celebrations to be held at tourist resort of Gulmarg and alleged that these programmes are being organised under an agenda devised by the RSS to thrust upon Kashmir the shameless and lewd culture of India. “This […]

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