New Delhi: Amid the Rafale controversy, industrialist Anil Ambani on Wednesday received yet another blow when the Supreme Court held him guilty of contempt and asked Ambani to pay Rs. 453 cr within four week or face three months jail in the Ericsson case.
New Delhi: Tremors were felt in several parts of Delhi-NCR around 8 am on Wednesday after a 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck between western Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli-Baghpat district, media reports stated.
New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today said that if India takes actions then Pakistan will retaliate too.
New Delhi: In a boost to the Congress ahead of elections, former BJP leader Kirti Azad joined the grand old party here today.
New Delhi:The union home minister Rajnath Singh today chaired the all-party meeting called by the Narendra Modi-led government to deliberate upon the situations arising out of the Pulwama terror attack
New Delhi: In a significant development a day after Phulwana terror strike, the Indian government today decided to withdraw the "Most Favoured Nation" status given to Pakistan.
New Delhi: With the general election 2019 is just round the corner, the Centre today appointed Sushil Chandra, chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes or CBDT as the new Election Commissioner
New Delhi: In a Latest report in a series of stories published by the newspaper, “The Hindu” on Wednesday said that at least three senior Defence Ministry officials among the seven-member Indian Negotiating Team strongly said that PM Modi's Rafale Deal Not "Better".
New Delhi: In a significant development, the Supreme Court on Tuesday held former interim chief of the CBI M Nageshwar Rao guilty of contempt and sentenced him to confinement in the courtroom till the rising of the court.
New Delhi: In a latest setback for the Centre on the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, the son of music maestro Late Bhupen Hazarika has refused to accept the honour on his father's behalf given the present state of affairs in his region
New Delhi: Senior IPS Rishi Kumar Shukla has been appointed as the new Director of Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday
New Delhi: Explaining the Modi government's final budget as an "Account for Votes" and not a Vote on Account, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said that the Interim Budget will not ensure fiscal stability
New Delhi: Keeping an eye on the poll, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Government has copied the Odisha Government’s successful Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme, promising direct cash transfer of Rs 6,000 per year.
New Delhi: Amid criticism of shortage of fund for the world’s largest employment guarantee scheme, the union Government today allocated a whopping Rs 60,000 to MGNREGA or the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act for the year 2019-20. For fiscal year 2018-19, MGNREGS was allocated Rs 55,000 crore.
New Delhi: Former Defence Minister George Fernandes died this morning. He was 88.
New Delhi: Approximately Rs 6,400 crore is pending with the Centre for various projects in Odisha. It was revealed after Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took a review meeting on various state government projects pending with the Centre at the Odisha Bhawan here.
New Delhi: In a significant decision, the Supreme Court today refused to stay 10% quota law for upper caste poor.
New Delhi: In yet another setback just ahead of Congress President Rahul Gandhi's Odisha visit, the Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of the Delhi Police has summoned Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) Chief Niranjan Patnaik and his son Navjyoti Patnaik for interrogation in a fraud case today.
New Delhi: In a surprise move ahead of general election 2019, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the sister of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, has finally taken the plunge into politics.
New Delhi: Two Odia boys - Naisargik Lenka and Ayushman Tripathy brought laurels for the State as they bagged the prestigious Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019 at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday. President Ram Nath Kovind presented the award
New Delhi: A court here on Saturday asked the city police why has it filed a chargesheet against former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leaders Kanhaiya Kumar and nine others in a sedition case without receiving the sanction from competent authority
New Delhi: With the country already in election mode, the formal schedule for the coming Lok Sabha polls is expected to be announced by the Election Commission in the first week of March and the process is likely to over seven to nine phases
New Delhi: It is a matter of pride for India as ace wrestler Vinesh Phogat has been nominated for Laureus World Sports Award on Thursday
New Delhi: Former Supreme Court Judge AK Patnaik, who was assigned to supervise the CVC probe against former CBI Chief Alok Verma, said that the findings of the CVC probe was not his and he was only monitoring the process. He further added that there was no evidence of corruption against Alok Verma.
New Delhi: An IAS topper from Jammu and Kashmir, Shah Faesal, has reportedly resigned from the service to join politics on Monday. Meanwhile, National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah welcomed Faesal into the Jammu and Kashmir National Kashmir.
New Delhi: The budget session of Parliament is likely to be held from January 31 to Feb 13, and an interim budget is expected to be presented on February 1, government sources said Wednesday.
New Delhi: In a significant development, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has pulled himself out of the selection panel that to decide regarding the future of Alok Verma within one week.
New Delhi: Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya and openin batsman K L Rahul were on Wednesday issued show cause notice by BCCI for derogatory comments on women on Koffee With Karan. Their comments had sparked an outrage on social media and twitteratis had accused the cricketers for being misogynistic and disrespectful towards women.
New Delhi: Ina a significant development, former Solicitor General of India Ranjit Kumar has been appointed as new amicus curiae in the case pertaining to reforms in the Sri Jagannath Temple, Puri.
New Delhi: The speculation over where the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held had finally ended today. The 12th edition of the IPL is scheduled to take place in India and will start from 23March.
New Delhi: BJD leader and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said he wanted more time to decide on joining 'Mahagathbandhan', the grand alliance of opposition parties, ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.
New Delhi: Accusing the BJP-led government of neglecting the MGNREGA, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday said in times of "rural distress", the one thing that staved off hunger was the employment programme and now that too was in the "doldrums".
New Delhi: Ajay Maken has resigned as the Chief of Congress party in Delhi, just months before the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today sought support of Jammu & Kashmir’s National Conference for the passage of the women’s reservation Bill in the parliament.
New Delhi: Indian star Cheteshwar Pujara scripted his 18th ton, the third of the ongoing series to lead India to 303 for four at stumps on Day 1 during the fourth Test match at Sydney.
New Delhi: In a major change of stand, the Biju Janata Dal for the first time since the Congress led the charge against the government on Rafale deal, the BJD broke its silence on the issue raising doubts about the deal.
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the scheme of amalgamation for amalgamating Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank, with Bank of Baroda as the transferee bank and Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank as transferor banks.
New Delhi: Indian Railways have already provided solar panels on roof top of 19 Narrow Gauge coaches on Trains in Kalka – Shimla and Kangra Valley in Northern Railway and 23 Broad Gauge non-air conditioned coaches in service (13 coaches in 2 trains of Northern Railway, 7 coaches in 1 train of Southern Railway, 2 coaches in 1 train of Konkan Railway and 1 coach in 1 train of West Central Railway).
New Delhi: Veteran Bollywood actor Kader Khan passed away due to prolonged illness at the age of 81 on Monday. Khan’s son Sarfaraz confirmed his death news.
New Delhi: Even as tussle between Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress Opposition going on over controversial triple talaq bill on the upper house of the parliament, the BJD wants certain changes in the bill for smooth passage of the bill in the Upper House
New Delhi: It’s been nearly two years since Yogi Adityanath Government took rein, the Government claims there has been massive improvement; criminals are scared, and there is fear of the rule of law. But, critics say that the Yogi Government so far reportedly been on its dismal record on law and order and caste and the latest to hit the Yogi Government is the Bulandshahr violence episode.
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu today praised Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for initiating efforts to ensure 33 per cent reservation for women in the Parliament and state assemblies.
Pakistan’s noted human rights activist and distinguished lawyer late Asma Jahangir has won the UN Human Rights Prize for 2018 posthumously.
Expressing serious concerns over the Centre’s apathy towards Odisha in providing post-cyclone relief assistance, ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has served an adjournment motion notice in the Rajya Sabha for discussion on the matter.
New Delhi: The Philippines’ Catriona Gray was crowned Miss Universe 2018, beating contestants from 93 other countries. Miss South Africa Tamaryn Green was the first runner-up and Miss Venezuela Sthefany Gutierrez was the second runner-up. The 24-year old singer and model wore a sparkling red dress in the beauty pageant contest held Sunday in Bangkok, Thailand. “My heart is filled with so much gr
Indian taxpayers had paid a whopping Rs 65.9 billion rupees for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trips around the world and his government’s advertising for promotion of flagship projects and achievements in the last four and half years.
New Delhi: The deep depression over the South-West Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm in the next 12 hours. The system will further likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic circulation in the subsequent 36 hours. The effect of the cyclonic storm will be observed in five states, including Odisha in the next 24 hours.
New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath will take oath as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh on December 17 at Lal Parade ground in Bhopal.
New Delhi: Supreme Court on Friday junked petitions seeking court-monitored probe into the Rafale jet deal saying that there was "nothing questionable" in the decision-making process and the bench was not competent to go into the question of pricing and the choice of offset partner by Rafale manufacturer Dassault
New Delhi: Veteran Congress leader Kamal Nath is all set to be the next chief minister of Madhya Pradesh.