New Delhi: Former finance minister Arun Jaitley died in Delhi's AIIMS Hospital days after he had been admitted to the hospital for breathlessness. He was 66 years old. "It is with profound grief that we inform about the sad demise of Shri Arun Jaitley. Honourable Member of Parliament and former finance mini...
Srinagar: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and 11 representatives of other opposition parties who arrived at Srinagar airport today were sent back to Delh. Restrictions have been enforced in Jammu and Kashmir since the center withdrew unique status from the state and split it into two Union territories early this month.
Former Prime Minister and Congress leader Manmohan Singh took oath on Friday as a member of the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan. The Vice President and Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Venkaiah Naidu, administered the oath in the presence of many senior politicians of the Congress. The interim President of Congress Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ahmed Patel, attended the oath ceremony ceremony in the Chamber of Presidents.
Coimbatore: After intelligence inputs said six terrorists had entered Tamil Nadu on Thursday, a high alert was sounded in Coimbatore. The terrorists are suspected of entering the nation from northern Sri Lanka through Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu, claiming to have connections with the Lashkar-e-Taiba. Currently, the 14 main roads leading to Coimbatore are under rigorous surveillance, while police forces with over 2000 duty staff, both in regular uniform and in casual clothes, have been deployed to cope with the current scenario.
After Jairam Ramesh, another senior leader of the Congress, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, said that "demonizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi is incorrect" and that actions should be assessed "problematically and not personally". He tweeted" Always said demonising #Modi wrong. No only is he #PM of nation, a one way opposition actually helps him. Acts are always good, bad & indifferent—they must be judged issue wise and nt person wise. Certainly, #ujjawala scheme is only one amongst other good deeds. #Jairamramesh "
Mumbai: The BMC adopted a proposal on Wednesday to give residential societies at least 15% of property tax rebate, which will follow the laws of segregation, undertake composting of wet waste, reuse dry waste and recycle grey water. The BMC Standing Committee passed the suggestion that if it segregates its waste and processes wet waste in its premises, a 5% rebate will be provided to a residential society. Another five percent rebate will be given to the society if it makes sure that dry waste collected is reused. If it establishes a system to reuse its sewage (greywater policy) and rainwater for non-potable purposes, such as a toilet flushing, the society will receive another five percent rebate. "If residential socieites follow all these environmentally friendly methods, we will give a total of 15 percent rebate in property tax. From next year onwards the rebate will be given." BMC officials said.
BENGALURU: The Income tax department in Karnataka-Goa is continuing its proactive role in combating the role of money power in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. Cash above Rs 4 crore has been seized in various searches carried in the Karnataka-Goa region. Based on credible intelligence that cash would be transported from Bangalore to Shimoga and Bhadravati, a cash handler was intercepted and
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Six people killed and 33 injured after a portion of a foot overbridge collapsed near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus railway station in Mumbai. The bridge connects the Times of India building lies just opposite to the iconic railway station. Investigations are going on to find the exact cause behind the foot overbridge collapse. Meanwhile, the Railway Ministry has blamed squarely on the
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Famous Marathi actor and Shiv Sena leader Dr Amol Kolhe joins Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). His decision to quit Shiv Sena comes a few days after he met NCP chief Sharad Pawar. He said he wanted to "strengthen the hands of Sharad Pawar". Kolhe is currently playing the role of Chhatrapati Sambhaji, son of Chhatrapati Shivaji's son in a very popular TV serial. A
A Huge crowd of Indians gathered at Wagah border as the nation gears up to welcome Indian air force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. Abhinandan was held under custody by Pakistan for the last two days. Patriotic atmosphere has seen everywhere at the Wagah Border as people Singing patriotic songs, patriotic slogans on border to greet the air force pilot. Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahm
JeM leaders killed within 100 hours of Pulwama attack; anyone with a gun will be killed: Army The Indian Army on Tuesday said within 100 hours of the February 14 Pulwama attack on a CRPF convoy that left 49 troopers dead, it killed the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) leaders who planned and executed the deadly carnage.
IPS Officer Sanjay Barve has taken charge as Mumbai Police commissioner. He has replaced Subodhkumar Jaiswal who is appointed as new Director General of Maharashtra Police. Sanjay Barve is a 1987 batch IPS officer and was serving as director general of Maharashtra's anti-corruption bureau (ACB). Earlier, he also served as DCP in Mumbai and as Additional DG in State Police headquarters. Barve,
Mi-17, an Indian Air Force helicopter crashed in Jammu & Kashmir's Budham district today morning. Two pilots and one local were killed in the crash, which happened at 10.05am in an isolated area. The chopper caught fire immediately after it crashed onto the field. Various areas of Kashmir have been on high alert as the Indian armed forces are expecting retaliation from Pakistan as the India
Amid talks of Indian Air Force entering the Pakistan soil and struck terror launch pads in Balahkot, two Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists were killed in an encounter in Jammu & Kashmir's Shopian today morning. The fresh encounter took place a day after the Indian fighter jets destroyed the biggest terror camp of the Jaish, killing 200-300 terrorists. Security forces launched a search operation i
The Central Mos and RPI chief Ramdas Athawale had called party leaders meeting to decide the party agenda for the upcoming election. Despite Ramdas Athawale is part of NDA alliance, he is unhappy because he was not invited for Sena-BJP alliance meeting and press. He was addressing a press conference after his party meeting. Athawale demands two seats for Loksabha, one each from Sena and BJP. He dec