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Soldiers at WB toll booths: Mamata leaves secretariat, vows to take up legal battle

Banerjee, who was camping at the state secretariat to protest the deployment of soldiers at toll plazas, alleged the army is being used for political vendetta

Dec 02, 2016 11:54 PM

Una Dalit flogging case: Gujarat HC grants bail to four accused, including two cops

The Gujarat High Court on Friday granted bail to four accused, including two policemen, who were arrested for their alleged involvement in the Dalit flogging incident at Una town of Gir-Somnath...

Dec 02, 2016 11:13 PM

PM Modi is better than Donald Trump, says Kanhaiya Kumar citing US polls

JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was “better” than the US President-elect Donald Trump. Kumar was speaking at a panel discussion on ‘From Bihar...

Dec 02, 2016 11:05 PM

Japanese woman rape: Sushma Swaraj asks Kerala govt to expedite trial

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has asked the Kerala government to expedite the trial in a case of alleged rape of a Japanese woman in the state’s Kovalam district last month.

Dec 02, 2016 10:20 PM

Gunshots heard after security forces cordon off village in Kashmir's Kulgam

Gunshots were heard in Chancher village of South Kashmir's Kulgam district after security forces cornered suspected militants hiding in a house on Friday

Dec 02, 2016 10:07 PM

India keeping close eye on Chinese naval ships and submarines in Indian Ocean region: Navy

The Indian Navy said on Friday it was aware of the deployment and movement of Chinese naval ships and submarines in the Indian Ocean region, and that it has "kept a close eye" on them

Dec 02, 2016 09:55 PM

Currency ban effect: Elderly man in queue dies of heart attack in Arvalli

An elderly man died after suffering a heart attack on Friday afternoon when he was standing in a queue outside the branch of a nationalised bank in Tenpur village of Arvalli district, said police.

Dec 02, 2016 09:54 PM

Government hints at abolishing taxman's discretionary powers, may lower stamp duty

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya defended PM Narendra Modi's demonetisation of the country's biggest notes, which has faced huge attack from various economists, including former PM Manmohan...

Dec 02, 2016 09:54 PM

Post demonetisation: Home Minister Rajnath Singh says critics should show patience for 50-day period

In a message to those criticising note ban, Union Home Minsiter Rajnath Singh on Friday said they should show patience for the 50-day period as the decision has been taken keeping national interest in...

Dec 02, 2016 09:47 PM

CISF seizes Rs 39.11 crore cash from airports across the country post demonetisation

On Friday, CISF seized ₹39.11 crore cash, jewellery worth Rs 40 lakhs,silver worth Rs.7.5 lakhs, 163.572 Kg gold from airports across the country.

Dec 02, 2016 09:10 PM

2 bank employees held in Punjab for taking money to 'replace' scrapped notes

The complainant alleged that he was given Rs 80,000 in new currency notes after giving the accused Rs 1 lakh in demonetised banknotes, they said.

Dec 02, 2016 08:59 PM

Public servants would attract penalty for unauthorised stay in govt houses: HC

Centre may initiate recovery proceedings against the allottee, observes the Delhi High Court

Dec 02, 2016 08:28 PM