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21 July, 2018 10:40 PM Mayawati Expels Close Aide For "Gabbar Singh" Remark Against PM Modi

BSP supremo Mayawati today sacked her close aide Jai Prakash Singh from the party for his alleged remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi. The BSP in a press release only referred to his remarks dubbing the prime minister as "Gabbar Singh" as the reason behind his removal. He had recently said Rahul Gandhi cannot 41

21 July, 2018 4:25 PM Russia Demands Release Of Woman Accused Of Espionage In The US

Maria Butina has been accused of trying to infiltrate a pro-gun rights organisation in the US. Russia's foreign minister told his U.S. counterpart on Saturday that a woman arrested in the United States on accusations she was a Russian agent had been detained on "fabricated charges" and should be released. Sergei Lavrov made the comments about Maria Butina 44

21 July, 2018 3:15 PM Major relief for common man! Here's the full list of items with revised GST rates

The new rates will come into effect from July 27 In a major relief for consumers, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council today decided to slash tax rates on several consumer durables like televisions, air conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines, video games, trailers and inverters. Interim Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal also announced that sanitary 33

21 July, 2018 2:09 PM Amit Shah In 1,800 Delhi BJP WhatsApp Groups To 'Stem Fake News'

Each WhatsApp group will have contact numbers of Amit Shah and Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari. The Delhi BJP has formed hundreds of WhatsApp groups with its national president Amit Shah as a member in each of them for providing "direct information" and stem fake news. In the run-up to the 2019 general elections, BJP's Delhi unit leaders are revising teams 54

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 125

21 July, 2018 8:42 AM ED files chargesheet against ex-HP CM's son

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today filed a charge sheet in a Delhi court against Virbhadra Singh's son Vikramaditya in a money laundering case also involving the former Himachal Pradesh chief minister. Special Judge Arvind Kumar fixed the matter for consideration on July 24, when he will decide on whether to take cognisance of the final report 60

21 July, 2018 6:47 AM Doyen Of Hindi Poetry Gopaldas "Neeraj" To Be Cremated At Aligarh

Gopaldas "Neeraj" had also been awarded the Padma Bhushan and three Filmfare Awards. The mortal remains of doyen of Hindi poetry Gopaldas ''Neeraj'' reached Agra today from where they will be taken to his native home in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh for cremation, a family member has said. The body has been brought from New Delhi where he passed away at the age of 94 on Thursday 35

21 July, 2018 5:45 AM Rahul dubs PM speech 'weak', Sonia calls it old rhetoric

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Lok Sabha "weak", while former party chief Sonia Gandhi dubbed it as "old rhetoric". Modi, in his speech, had said the Congress party had misused the no-confidence motions to spread instability in the country to ensure that the Gandhi family remains in power. When asked 40

20 July, 2018 9:44 PM Opposition Defeat In No-Trust Vote "Glimpse" Of 2019 Poll Results: BJP

Amit Shah said the Congress, "which promotes dynasty politics, racism and appeasement", has once again been exposed in its hatred towards the prime minister who comes from a humble background. BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said the defeat faced by the Opposition in the no-trust vote in Parliament is just a "glimpse" of the 2019 Lok Sabha poll results 46

20 July, 2018 6:01 PM Key highlights from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Lok Sabha

In his speech, Modi took a jibe at Congress president Rahul Gandhi and said the earlier hug "...was a trial to gain support to become PM. This is not a floor test of my government. This is a forced test by the opposition." Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a scathing attack on the Opposition parties while providing a report card of his government's 46