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31 August, 2018 4:00 AM Trump says EU bid to end auto tariffs 'not good enough': report

President Donald Trump has reportedly rejected as "not good enough" a European Union proposal scrapping tariffs on automobiles, a move which threatens to amplify a simmering trans-Atlantic trade dispute. Just hours earlier, the EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem had said the bloc was "willing to bring down... our car tariffs to zero" provided that the United 61

10 August, 2018 4:21 AM Brazil cuts deforestation emissions below 2020 targets

Brazil cut its greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation in 2017 to levels below its internationally agreed 2020 climate change targets, the country's Environment Ministry said on Thursday. Brazil reduced its emission from deforestation in the Amazon rainforest by 610 million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2), compared to its 2020 target of 564 million 96

4 August, 2018 5:50 PM Fourth FIR registered against Mamata Banerjee in Assam for her 'civil war and bloodbath' speech

Banerjee had warned of violence in Assam if the issue was not resolved. GUWAHATI: Another FIR has been registered in Assam against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her speech warning of 'civil war and bloodbath' in the state over the National Registry of Citizens (NRC) issue. This is the fourth FIR that has been registered against her in the ongoing 83

3 August, 2018 3:58 PM Opposition alliances in UP, Bihar, Maharashtra crucial, PM candidate to be decided after results: Congress

The Congress is of the view that firming of proper opposition alliances is crucial as the BJP can lose a major chunk of its seats in these states. A broad consensus has been reached among various opposition parties to unitedly take on the BJP and RSS in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and a decision on the prime ministerial candidate will be taken after the results 74

31 July, 2018 1:52 PM No Indian Should Be Worried About Assam's List: BJP Chief Amit Shah

Amit Shah underlined that BJP's stand on this issue has always been consistent, while Congress did not have the courage to implement it. BJP chief Amit Shah today said no Indian should be worried about Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC), asserting that names of genuine citizens will not be deleted. "Opposition is politicising this issue for vote-bank 72

23 July, 2018 5:30 AM US not 'afraid to tackle' Iran regime at 'highest level': Mike Pompeo

The United States is not "afraid to tackle" Iranian officials with sanctions at the "highest level" of its government, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said today. Following the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear accord that stunned even Washington's closest European allies, Pompeo on May 21 unveiled a "new strategy" intended to force Iran to yield to a dozen 48

21 July, 2018 8:58 AM Madhya Pradesh Teen Allegedly Commits Suicide After Gang-Rape

A 16-year-old girl has allegedly committed suicide on Friday after she was allegedly gang-raped by three men in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar. A case has been registered and all the three accused have been arrested by the police. Further investigation is underway in the matter. Superintendent of Police, Satendra Singh said, "A case has been registered. All accused 374

26 June, 2018 1:48 PM Parliament business affected since inexperienced Rahul Gandhi became Congress chief: Ananth Kumar

Ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament next month, Union minister Ananth Kumar today claimed the parliamentary business was getting affected since "inexperienced" Rahul Gandhi became Congress president. He also said that "dynastic" Congress under Gandhi was not good for democracy. "Parliamentary business has been affected since Rahul Gandhi became 51

25 June, 2018 7:41 AM Monsoon session to begin on July 18

The monsoon session of the Parliament will be held from July 18 to August 10 for 18 days, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said on Monday. The government plans to pass the Constitution (123rd) Amendment Bill, 2017, in the monsoon session of Parliament, which seeks to accord constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward 58

20 June, 2018 11:47 AM India urges OPEC to boost oil exports, wants sustainable prices

India, the world's third-biggest oil consumer and importer, on Wednesday urged OPEC nations to fill a supply gap and ensure sustainable oil prices as geopolitics affect the output of some producers. The world faces likely lower oil exports from Iran, OPEC's third-biggest producer, after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of a 2015 nuclear accord 51