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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Rahul Gandhi silent, Congress defends him on ‘Muslim party’ jibe
July 17, 2018 4:55:30 am

Congress communication department head Randeep Surjewala accused the PM of using the “bogey of minority” to evade issues related to governance, as he has “failed on all fronts”.

13 days later, Bru walk out of repatriation pact: Terms not acceptable
July 17, 2018 6:55:46 am

In a letter announcing withdrawal from the agreement, MBDPF president A Sawibunga, one of the signatories to the agreement, said they were pulling out “due to strong agitation” by the Bru people against the MBDPF leaders.

Congress has double standards on women’s Bill: Prakash Javadekar
July 17, 2018 4:51:52 am

Javadekar maintained that the BJP had supported the Bill when it was introduced during the UPA tenure.

Arun Jaitley: Federal front a failed idea, can’t have ‘bechara’ PM
July 17, 2018 7:06:48 am

The senior BJP leader’s comments come in the midst of opposition parties making attempts to cobble up a coalition against the BJP for the next General Election.

July 17, 2018 9:35:47 am

Mitra was a nominated member of the Rajya Sabha from August 2003 to 2009. In June 2010, BJP got him elected to the upper house from Madhya Pradesh. His term ended in 2016.

At half strength, Delhi HC acting CJ: Badly need judges
July 17, 2018 4:35:34 am

With sanctioned strength of 60 judges, Delhi HC is making do with 32. By August-end, with two more judges set to retire, the number will drop to 30.

July 17, 2018 9:01:59 am

The order came as huge blow to the state government, which is faced with problem of massive unauthorised construction in Shimla and major tourists towns like Kasauli, Dharamshala, McLeodganj and Manali, apart from towns like Kullu and Kasol.

July 17, 2018 8:55:49 am

Piyush Goyal said that the proposed rail corridor will enable Nagpur-to-Mumbai journey within five hours.

July 17, 2018 10:38:56 am

The missile is a joint venture between the Defence Ministry’s research arm DRDO and Moscow-based rocket design bureau NPO Mashinostroyeniya (NPOM).

India, Iran looking at European assurances on US sanctions
July 17, 2018 6:56:40 am

The restrictions were announced in May when the US withdrew from JCPOA. Other signatories to the deal —Russia, China, Germany, Britain, and France — have refused to leave the nuclear agreement and introduce sanctions against the country.

July 17, 2018 8:55:59 am

Farmers’ organisations are demanding a hike of Rs 5 per litre in milk procurement price, a demand supported by the Congress and NCP.

Show commitment to women’s cause, pass reservation Bill: Rahul Gandhi to Modi
July 17, 2018 4:07:24 am

In his letter, Rahul reminded Modi that the Women’s Reservation Bill was passed by Rajya Sabha in March 2010 with the BJP’s support, but has been pending in Lok Sabha since.

July 17, 2018 4:07:37 am

Referring to the cut-outs of the Chief Minister near his meeting venue, Modi took a swipe at Banerjee: “I am grateful that she is folding her hands, it seems she is welcoming me.”

Opposition draws House plan, no unanimity on Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman post
July 17, 2018 7:00:19 am

Sources said lack of unanimity on which party should have the candidate prompted them to delay the decision and wait for the election process to be announced.

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July 17, 2018 3:02:11 am

The woman’s in-laws, who have also been booked, allegedly started harassing her and demanded a motorcycle and cash after she gave delivered the child 10 days ago.

July 17, 2018 2:53:45 am

Maharashtra Chief Minsiter Devendra Fadnavis disapproved of the agitation launched by milk suppliers and said the government was open for talks on any issue.

Greater Noida: 200 parents protest outside school over girl’s ‘rape’
July 17, 2018 2:53:31 am

“On the day of the incident, the girl’s mother noticed that she was silent. On being questioned the victim didn’t divulge much to her mother…. It took her two days to tell her mother about the incident, after which the family reached the police station,”a police official said.

July 17, 2018 2:51:42 am

Seeking a stay on the notifications, senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the petitioners, said there has to be “some freedom of choice” or else “business should be closed.”

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July 17, 2018 2:45:04 am

Calling such flags “un-Islamic”, the petitioner said it resembled the flag of the Pakistan Muslim League, a political party in an “enemy country” and sought action against those who hoist it in India.

Top news LIVE updates: CJI condemns mob lynchings; SC says consent important during Section 377 hearing
July 17, 2018 8:20:45 am

AFSPA: The question cropped up in the wake of a petition filed by Lt Col Karamveer Singh, father of Major Aditya Kumar of 10 Garhwal Rifles, seeking quashing of an FIR registered by the Jammu and Kashmir Police.