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New Delhi: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said "paid news" had become "menace" and media outlets should ensure "sensibility" in their news than focusing on "sensationalism". "Paid news is not news. It has become a menace. It weakens the society. You (news outlets) have power toMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 22:27 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi on Thursday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging that he was facing a "crisis of credibility" and had stopped talking of corruption.
Published 14-Dec-2017 20:35 IST
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday emphasised the need to continue the momentum on infrastructure creation and expedite investment in railways to propel the Indian economy. Addressing industry association FICCI's annual general meeting here, he said India has had one of the highestMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 19:40 IST
New Delhi: The message of peace and harmony is "beautifully portrayed" in the holy Quran and people often do not understand its essence, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat told a group of students from Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, adding it does not propagate violence.
Published 14-Dec-2017 20:17 IST
New Delhi: Former JD(U) president Sharad Yadav on Thursday rejected reports that he could stand for Parliament from one of three Lok Sabha seats that have fallen vacant. He dismissed the reports as "baseless".
Published 14-Dec-2017 21:29 IST
New Delhi: India, on Thursday, congratulated the newly-elected alliance in Nepal and said that it looked forward to working with the democratically-elected government to advance close and multifaceted partnership.
Published 14-Dec-2017 22:33 IST
Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan was happy to receive an appreciation note from Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who lauded his effort in supporting the Armed Forces Flag Day awareness campaign. Shah Rukh shared on his social media a snapshot of the note, which read: "We would like to expressMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 21:45 IST
New Delhi: India should give up its "romantic" foreign policy and learn to deal with its neighbours the way they should be dealt with, senior BJP leader Ram Madhav had said on Thursday, cautioning that the Doklam issue with China was not over yet. Reaffirming India's commitment to maintain its "goodMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 21:44 IST
New Delhi: The commissioning of a submarine by the Prime Minister on Thursday does not fall under the ambit of the model code which is in force due to Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat elections, the Election Commission said on Thursday.
Published 14-Dec-2017 21:22 IST
New Delhi: Around 4 lakh people contribute 95 per cent of GST collections, while 35 per cent of those who have filed returns mostly paid no tax, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday. He provided these figures emerging from studies in response to a query at industry chamber Ficci's 90thMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 21:05 IST
New Delhi: Vistara has informed aviation regulator DGCA that Zaira Wasim's mother did not want to register a complaint about the alleged molestation of the actor on-board its flight, an airline source said.
Published 14-Dec-2017 20:44 IST
New Delhi: The Election Commission, on Thursday, said that no FIR had been lodged against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for prima facie violating election law by giving interviews to TV channels which were aired hours before the second phase of Gujarat polling was to begin on Thursday morning.More
Published 14-Dec-2017 20:40 IST
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday sought the opposition's cooperation for a constructive Winter Session of Parliament which starts on Friday even as the Congress insisted on an apology from him for attacking his predecessor Manmohan Singh during the Gujarat poll campaign.
Published 14-Dec-2017 20:27 IST
New Delhi: Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot on Thursday inaugurated a CSR summit for cochlear implant surgery here. He said an estimate showed that around 35,000 children need cochlear implants annually in India, an official statement said.
Published 14-Dec-2017 19:54 IST | Updated 19:59 IST
New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday lashed out at the Congress after it accused the Election Commission of acting like a "puppet" of the government, and said the opposition party was looking for excuses before its impending defeat in the Gujarat polls.
Published 14-Dec-2017 19:26 IST | Updated 21:37 IST
New Delhi: All exit polls on Thursday predicted a clean sweep for the BJP in the Assembly elections held in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, in both of which it was virtually a direct fight between the two parties.
Published 14-Dec-2017 19:13 IST | Updated 23:02 IST
New Delhi: Amid reports of the water of the Siang river in Arunachal Pradesh, a tributary of the Brahmaputra, turning muddy, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj discussed the matter with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during their bilateral meeting here on Tuesday, a senior official confirmedMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 18:58 IST
New Delhi: India and Morocco on Thursday signed a pact to enhance cooperation in several areas of health sector, including non-communicable diseases and maternal, child and neonatal health. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by India's Health Minister J P Nadda and Abdelkader Amara, MinistryMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 18:24 IST
New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his charge that banks were forced to give loans to select industrialists during UPA rule, saying bad loans increased in his regime. The Congress also demanded a probe by independent agencies into the issue.
Published 14-Dec-2017 17:34 IST
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its interim order for Friday on a batch of pleas seeking a stay on the government's decision of mandatory linking of Aadhaar with various welfare schemes, as the Centre extended the deadline up to March 31 next year. A five-judge Constitution benchMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 17:25 IST | Updated 18:15 IST

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