Notice being served on those named in Panama Papers: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley, however, said any individual case could not be discussed in the house

New Delhi: The government is taking all necessary steps on the issue of tax evasion and notice is being served on those whose names figure in the Panama Papers leaks, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in the Lok Sabha on Friday. Jaitley, however, said any individual case could not be discussed in the house The statement during question hour when members, More...

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The present government has taken effective action to bring out the truth
By Agencies On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Corruption main issue in AgustaWestland: Defence ministry

New Delhi: The defence ministry said on Thursday the primary issue in the AgustaWestland chopper deal is corruption and it will “leave no stone unturned” to bring out the truth. The present government More...

The Indian High Commission in London will also issue a note verbale to the UK government
By Agencies On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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India writes to UK, seeks Vijay Mallya’s extradition from Britain

New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs has written to the British High Commission seeking the extradition of liquor baron Vijay Mallya, ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said on Thursday. The Indian High Commission More...

The satellite's life span is 12 years
By Agencies On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle rocket with navigation satellite blasts off

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): An Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket lifted off successfully on Thursday afternoon with the country’s seventh and final navigation satellite, IRNSS-1G, from More...

Let me categorically say report in newspaper cited by leader of opposition is false and untrue
By Agencies On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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AgustaWestland scam: Government outrightly denies deal with Italian PM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday denied reports of Prime Minister Narendra Modi striking a deal with his Italian counterpart to free two Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen for More...

He asked which spy agency would put their agent in the field with their own passport
By Agencies On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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India seeks ‘early and visible’ progress in Pathankot probe

New Delhi: India on Tuesday sought “early and visible progress” in Pakistan’s investigation into the January 2 cross-border terror attack on the Pathankot airbase in which seven Indian security men were More...

As many as 35 fire tenders were pressed into services
By Agencies On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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Fire destroys natural history museum, minister orders audit

New Delhi: A massive fire on Tuesday morning destroyed the National Museum of Natural History located on the sixth floor of the Ficci auditorium in central Delhi. As many as 35 fire tenders were pressed into services According More...

The poll panel has sought a report from Howrah district officials on Ganguly's movements
By Agencies On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Over 78 percent turnout in fourth phase of Bengal Assembly polls

Kolkata: Amid sweltering heat, sporadic violence and allegations of electoral malpractice, over 78 percent of the 1.08 crore voters on Monday exercised their right to franchise across 49 constituencies bordering More...

Among major candidates are a number of state ministers and BJP's only sitting legislator Samik Bhattacharya
By Agencies On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Voting begins for 4th phase in 49 Bengal assembly constituencies

Kolkata: Polling began under heightened security in 49 constituencies spread over two districts – Howrah and North 24 Parganas – bordering Kolkata in phase four of the West Bengal assembly polls here More...

He said more than 38 lakh cases were pending in the high courts
By Agencies On Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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India needs more judges to ensure justice, pleads CJI; Modi promises action

New Delhi: Chief Justice TS Thakur on Sunday made an emotive appeal to the government to have more judges to ensure justice for all, prompting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to say he will tackle “the serious More...