Only dual control issue left to be resolved by GST Council: Jaitley

New Delhi: The GST Council has sorted out most issues in the way of implementing the proposed Goods and Services Tax and only the issue of..

Azam Khan to file fresh apology for Bulandshahr gang-rape remark

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan to file a brief affidavit expressing unconditional apology to the Bulandshahr gang-rape victims More...

Don’t run Lok Sabha amid bedlam, upset Advani says

New Delhi: Veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Wednesday described the unending disruption of the Lok Sabha as “disgraceful” and demanded to know who was running the More...

Law Minister defends scrapped law on judges’ appointment

New Delhi: Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday defended the NJAC Act, saying Constitution maker BR Ambedkar had said the power to appoint judges should More...

RBI keeps lending rates unchanged, lowers growth forecast

Mumbai: In a surprise move, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday kept its key lending rates unchanged, citing global and local uncertainties and also lowered the country’s More...

Navy sends ships to rescue 800 tourists from an Andaman Island

New Delhi: Four ships of the Indian Navy were sailed on Wednesday morning to evacuate about 800 tourists from Havelock Island in Andaman and Nicobar (A&N) Islands, an official More...

BJP is anti-Ambedkar, anti-Constitution: Mayawati

Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday dubbed the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre More...

Taj Mahal, Ayodhya, Mathura, Varanasi shrines security beefed up

Lucknow: Security at Taj Mahal in Agra and religious shrines in Ayodhya, Varanasi and Mathura would be strengthened More...

I am the biggest dork: Sunny Leone

Mumbai: Actress Sunny Leone, who has tagged herself as the “biggest dork”, relived one of her...

‘Kahaani 2’: Forced yet convincing

Film: “Kahaani”; Director: Sujoy Ghosh; Cast: Vidya Balan, Arjun Rampal, Jugal Hansraj, Tota Roy Chowdhury, Kharaj...

‘Force 3’ wont be made without me: Sonakshi Sinha

Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who has been appreciated for her performances in back-to-back action movies “Akira”...

Ajinkya Rahane out of test series, Manish Pandey in

New Delhi: As Ajinkya Rahane is injured, India will be without him for the fourth and fifth Test against England, More...

Cricket set to introduce red cards, limit size of bats

Mumbai: Cricket is contemplating player evictions for the first time next year, while also limiting the size of ever-bulging bats. The..

Parthiv Patel retained for fourth Test vs England

Mumbai: Senior wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel was on Tuesday retained for the fourth cricket Test against England starting at the Wankhede Stadium..

Angela Merkel calls for burqa ban in Germany

Berlin: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for a burqa ban in Germany while making her pitch for a fourth More...

Saudi court sentences 15 to death for spying for Iran

Riyadh: A Saudi court on Tuesday sentenced 15 persons to death on charges of spying for Iran, media reported. The convicts..

Hollande names Bernard Cazeneuve as new French PM

Paris: French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday appointed incumbent Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve as the new Prime Minister to replace Manuel..