All India

  • Delhi Police's Performance Comparable To Their UK, US Counterparts: Centre
    The Centre has strongly refuted claims by the opposition in the Rajya Sabha that the Delhi Police has failed to solve 75 per cent of the cases it registered in 2016. During Question Hour, opposition lawmakers said that while the police had managed to solve only 50,423 of the 2,01,281 non-heinous cases it registered in 2016.
  • Sena Orders Gurgaon Meat Shops - And KFC - To Close For <i>Navratras</i>
    At least 300 meat shops in Gurgaon near Delhi have been ordered by the Shiv Sena to close for the nine-day Hindu festival of Navratras, which began yesterday.
  • Rs 50,000 Fine, Show Cause Notice To Delhi-Sealdah Rajdhani Caterer
    Two days after six commuters fell sick after consuming poor-quality food served on the New Delhi-Sealdah Rajdhani Express, the Railways has served termination notice to the caterer, RK Associates, a Kanpur-based private agency engaged in train catering. Some passengers protested at the Asansol station in West Bengal over the quality of food served to them for dinner. They alleged that the food was stale and many of them vomited through the night.
  • Malaysian PM To Arrive In India Tomorrow, PM Modi Extends Welcome
    Malaysian Prime Minister Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak will undertake a visit to India from tomorrow, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi said will give further boost to the bilateral relations.
  • Try Patrolling Streets With Juniors, Yogi Adityanath Tells UP Cops
    After making it clear that the law and order situation in the state would be his government's top priority, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today asked cops to change the way they operated to encourage a sense of safety among people and fear among criminals.
  • UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Says, Namaz Similar To Surya Namaskar
    Surya Namaskar positions are very similar to Namaz, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said today, making a case about delinking Yoga from religion.
  • 195 Million In India Still Undernourished
    Close to 195 million people in India still remain undernourished and do not have access to healthy diet.
  • UP's Yogi Adityanath Moves In After Chief Minister's Bungalow In Lucknow Gets A Makeover
    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today moved into his official residence at Lucknow's 5 Kalidas Marg, which the Samajwadi Party's Akhilesh Yadav occupied till earlier this month and in which Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati lived some years ago. Yogi Adityanth entered the sprawling bungalow at 12.10 pm, chosen as a propitious time.
  • 'Don't Caricature My Question': P Chidambaram vs Arun Jaitley In Aadhaar Row
    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his predecessor, P Chidambaram of the Congress, sparred in parliament today over Aadhaar, the biometric identification system that the opposition alleges is not fool-proof in protection of data privacy.
  • BJP's Opposition To GST Reform Cost India 12 Lakh Crores, Says Congress
    The BJP cost India 12 lakh crores by forcing a delay in the crucial Goods and Services Tax reform, the Congress alleged today in parliament. Now, however, it is the Congress which is critical of what is being described as India's biggest tax reform since independence, with Veerappa Moily describing it as " not a game-changer but only a baby step."
  • Nitish Kumar For 2019, Says His Party. Lalu As Chankaya, Says His. And Congress?
    After Prime Minister Narendra Modi crushed it in Uttar Pradesh, delivering to his party a record win, opposition leaders are promoting a coalition of non-BJP parties as the primary need for the general election in 2019. Few have been faster to embrace that #RelationshipGoal than Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United or JDU, whose leaders are aglow in the fact that it's Bihar that is being held up as the prototype for countering the BJP.
  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's 'Class' In Parliament Before GST Debate
    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in what was described by the Speaker as "Arun ji's classroom", made a strong pitch for the GST or Goods and Services Tax in parliament today, opening a seven-hour debate on bills to enable India's biggest tax reform. He called GST a unique experience" with shared sovereignty for the centre and states.
  • Supreme Court Bans Sale of BS III Vehicles From April 1, Says 'Health Before Profits'
    Automobile manufacturers cannot sell vehicles that do not comply with Bharat Stage IV emission norms from 1 April, the Supreme Court directed on Wednesday, ruling that public health is more important than commercial interests. The Centre had earlier backed auto manufacturers that pleaded they had unsold stock of about 8 lakh vehicles that meet the BS III emission norms. The companies had suggested the government deadline for 1 April 2017 was for stopping manufacture of BS III vehicles, and not their registration.
  • 'Not In Race For President,' Says RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat After Shiv Sena Indicates Support
    Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat has dismissed speculation that he could run for President in elections to be held later this year, saying he considers such talk "entertainment".
  • Westinghouse Officially Bankrupt. What Now For Andhra's 6 Nuclear Reactors?
    As Westinghouse Electric filed for bankruptcy this morning, with $9.8 billion in liabilities, the United States reassured India that it will not default on its commitment to building six nuclear reactors in Andhra Pradesh, though it's not clear if the original deadline of June for finalising the multi-billion dollar deal will be met.

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