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New Delhi: The opposition on Saturday charged the prime minister with politicising the triple talaq issue to gain electoral mileage even as a BJP minister in Uttar Pradesh said Muslim men use it to change wives and satisfy their "lust".
Published 29-Apr-2017 21:38 IST
New Delhi: Several parts of the country reeled under the heatwave today with three Telangana towns and Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh recording the highest temperature of 43 degrees Celsius, even as light rain lashed parts of Rajasthan and the national capital.
Published 29-Apr-2017 20:55 IST
New Delhi: Businessman Robert Vadra today said that "truth shall prevail" after a report claimed that he had been indicted by a Haryana government-appointed commission for his controversial land deals.
Published 29-Apr-2017 21:25 IST
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that the government expects to collect Rs 19-20 lakh crore in direct and indirect taxes in 2017-18, which could further increase if greater compliance was ensured.
Published 29-Apr-2017 19:51 IST
Chandigarh: The Election Commission of India (ECI) will soon call a meeting of all political parties to assure them that the electronic voting machines (EVMs) were tampering-proof and secured, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said on Saturday.
Published 29-Apr-2017 17:06 IST
Islamabad/New Delhi: The Pakistan Foreign Office has refused to comment on the hush-hush visit of Indian steel magnate Sajjan Jindal to Murree to meet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz, amid speculation that it was a move to revive the stalled dialogue process between the twoMore
Published 29-Apr-2017 15:31 IST
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Published 29-Apr-2017 22:12 IST
Washington: A 29-year-old Indian-American was stripped of his US citizenship after being sentenced for more than five years in jail for conspiring to illegally distribute male enhancement pills imported from China.
Published 29-Apr-2017 21:19 IST
New Delhi: Initiating changes in the Congress, party chief Sonia Gandhi on Saturday removed senior leader Digvijay Singh as party's general secretary in-charge of poll- bound Karnataka and Goa and replaced him with Rahul-loyalist K C Venugopal in the southern state.
Published 29-Apr-2017 21:01 IST | Updated 22:25 IST
Jammu: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Saturday advised party leaders and ministers in Jammu and Kashmir to reach out to people, especially in the Valley, in order to address issues in the wake of the prolonged unrest in the region.
Published 29-Apr-2017 14:34 IST | Updated 20:49 IST
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged the Muslim community to ensure that the triple talaq issue was not "politicised", and hoped that intellectuals from the community would come forward to fight the practice.
Published 29-Apr-2017 14:01 IST
New Delhi: After the resounding victories of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the UP assembly and Delhi municipal elections, the party increasingly appears to be politically invincible.
Published 29-Apr-2017 13:24 IST
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Published 29-Apr-2017 12:13 IST
Mumbai: The mounting problem of bad loans of banks cannot be resolved by their simple recapitalisation and options like raising private capital for state-run banks need to be considered to deal with the issue, the RBI said on Friday.
Published 29-Apr-2017 10:01 IST
New Delhi: Congress on Friday asked the government why it was trying to stab India's farmers by surreptitiously by introducing tax on agriculture.
Published 29-Apr-2017 08:44 IST
New Delhi: The Congress on Friday termed Narendra Modi as the "most hypocritical and double-faced" Prime Minister, slamming his government for rise in casualties in violence/terror attacks across India. The situation during the UPA rule was much better, it said.
Published 29-Apr-2017 08:19 IST
New Delhi: The BJP has set an ambitious "Mission 400" target for 2019 Lok Sabha polls, a top party leader said on Friday.
Published 29-Apr-2017 08:06 IST
Jammu: BJP chief Amit Shah will visit Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday on a two-day tour and review the works of the party and the ministers here.
Published 29-Apr-2017 07:39 IST | Updated 07:40 IST
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on Friday strongly pitched for decisive action against states supporting, sheltering and sustaining "violence factories" in their regions.
Published 29-Apr-2017 07:29 IST
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