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Coal scam: Court frames charges against Rathi Steel and Power Limited
Tue, 19 May 2015 11:03:33 +0530
A special court on Tuesday framed charges against Delhi-based Rathi steel and Power Limited in a coal scam case. The MD of the firm Pradeep Rathi, CEO Udit Rathi and AGM Kushal Aggarwal have all been chargesheeted.

Watch: Woman smashes SP leader's car after his guard winked at her
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:20:26 +0530
Agitated over being winked at by a Samajwadi Party leader's guard in Agra, a 23-year old woman jumped on top of the SP leader's Mercedes car and smashed it. The video of the girl recorded in Agra has gone viral.

If Asia must rise as one, it should no longer think of itself in regional fragments: Modi
Tue, 19 May 2015 09:23:23 +0530
n the last leg of his three-nation trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the sixth Asian Leader's conference in Seoul and he called Korea the pillar of democracy. He sought unity among Asian countries and said they must work as Asians to shape the world and reform the global institutions of governance, including the United Nations.

BJP routed in Meerut Cantonment Board elections
Mon, 18 May 2015 23:33:19 +0530
BJP has suffered a major drubbing in the recently held Meerut Cantonment Board elections, with the party winning only 2 of the total of 8 seats.

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Lokpal Bill row: Civil society meets to discuss strategies for upcoming protest
Noida, Aug 2 (ANI): Civil society activists met in Uttar Pradesh's Noida area on Tuesday to discuss various strategies, which includes the probable venue for the upcoming protest against the draft Lokpal Bill proposed by the government.

Rajya Sabha adjourned after opposition ruckus
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Tuesday as opposition members continued demanding a discussion on price rise under rules which provide for voting.

Man immolates self in Maharashtra
Thane (Maharashtra), Aug 2 (IANS) A 30-year-old man set himself afire Tuesday in front of a municipal corporation office in Thane district, police said.

Day 2 Monsoon Session: Protests Stall Parliament
Both houses of parliament were adjourned twice Tuesday, forcing cancellation of the crucial question hour for the second successive day, as the government and the opposition seemed headed for a stalemate over the nature of debate on rising prices and corruption.

IAF pilot killed in MiG-21 plane crash
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Tuesday lost a combat pilot when a MiG-21 fighter jet he was flying crashed near Bikaner in Rajasthan.

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Who knew? Modi's black money move kept a closely guarded secret
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 04:35:59 +0530
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi handpicked a trusted bureaucrat, little known outside India's financial circles, to spearhead a radical move to abolish 86 percent of the country's cash overnight and take aim at the huge shadow economy.

India promotes digital transactions to encourage cashless economy
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:17:24 +0530
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced incentives ranging from 0.75 percent to 10 percent on retail purchase of products like petrol, diesel and insurance products from state-run companies to encourage digital, cashless transactions.

Bharti Airtel slashes prepaid tariffs to compete with Jio
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:36:26 +0530
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's top telecommunications carrier Bharti Airtel on Thursday unveiled unlimited voice calls and more 4G data under a new plan, to take on rival Reliance Jio that recently extended its free services.

Sensex rises more than 1 percent tracking strong global cues
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:17:47 +0530
REUTERS - Indian shares rallied on Thursday, recovering from losses in the previous session, as investors expected the European Central Bank to extend its asset buying campaign at a policy meeting later in the day.

South Korea's President Park faces historic impeachment vote
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 02:40:47 +0530
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye, engulfed in an influence-peddling scandal, faces a historic impeachment vote in parliament on Friday that could see her become the country's first democratically elected leader to be ousted from office.

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1,900 tourists stuck in Andamans due to cyclonic weather conditions
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:02:33 GMT
According to administrative officials, an estimated 1,900 tourists are stranded on the two islands ? 1,200 at Havelock and 700 at Neil right now. Havelock and Neil, almost 40km from Port Blair are worst hit due to cyclonic weather conditions caused by a severe depression over southeast Bay of Bengal

Salute Indians for being part of this yagna: PM 
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:28:32 GMT
PM Narendra Modi marked one month of demonetisation by justifying the scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes as part of a ?yagna? against terrorism, black money and corruption.

Building collapses in Hyderabad, 10 feared trapped
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:08:23 GMT

For God?s sake, do your job: President to MPs
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:15:25 GMT
With the winter session of Parliament logjammed, President Pranab Mukherjee made an impassioned plea to MPs, saying ?for God?s sake do your job?, and added that disruptions were ?totally unacceptable? in the parliamentary system.

Don?t try to play lawmaker, SC tells judges
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:43:56 GMT
Judges should not exhibit ?judicial valour? by passing sweeping orders that encroach on the domain of the executive and legislature as the separation of powers among the organs of the state must be honoured, the Supreme Court has said.