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20 June, 2018 3:21 PM Zakir Naik's Plea Against Probe Agency NIA Charge-Sheet Rejected

The court did not entertain Zakir Naik's request to issue directions to Ministry of External Affairs to revoke the suspension of his passport. Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition filed by Islamic Research Foundation president and controversial preacher Zakir Naik challenging the National Investigation Agency or NIA charge-sheet 21

20 June, 2018 2:57 PM Brightest fleeing 'sinking ship' as 'invisible hand' of RSS steering it into rocks: Rahul Gandhi

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today hit out at the central government, claiming that the brightest were fleeing the "sinking ship" as the "invisible hand" of the RSS was steering it into rocks. In a veiled dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the party president alleged that he was "fast asleep" and described the situation as crazy. He hit out at the government 22

20 June, 2018 2:47 PM Russia Warns Against Trump's "Alarming" Plans For US Space Domination

Donald Trump had called on the Pentagon to create a "Space Force" that would become the sixth branch of the American military. Moscow: Russia on Wednesday expressed alarm over US President Donald Trump's call for the United States to dominate space exploration and his plan to create a separate branch of the military called a Space Force. Russian foreign 19

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 26

20 June, 2018 10:36 AM BJP seeks Rahul Gandhi's apology over Rohit Vemula episode

The BJP today accused the Opposition of deceiving and exploiting the sentiments of the mother of Rohith Vemula, a scholar whose suicide in 2016 had sparked a major political row, for petty political gains and also sought apology from Congress president Rahul Gandhi over this. Union Minister Piyush Goyal cited reports that Vemula's mother Radhika Vemula 34

20 June, 2018 10:12 AM Beijing Distances Itself From Envoy's Remarks On India-Pak-China Meet

This is the second time China shied away from backing Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui's comments. Beijing: China today distanced itself from its envoy's comments on the idea of trilateral cooperation between India, China and Pakistan under the aegis of the SCO, but underlined the importance of strengthening of dialogue between New Delhi and Islamabad to improve 30

20 June, 2018 5:49 AM J&K comes under Governor's Rule for the 8th time: Here's a look at previous instances

This is the fourth time governor's rule has been imposed under NN Vohra, who became the Governor on June 25, 2008 Hours after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) snapped ties with People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir, Governor’s rule was imposed in the state. While suspension of the state government’s rule in any Indian state results in Presidentâ 38

20 June, 2018 5:29 AM Australian golfing great Peter Thomson dies aged 88

Thomson won the British Open five times, was the Australian PGA President for 32 years Five-time British Open champion Peter Thomson died at his home in Melbourne on Wednesday after a four-year battle with Parkinson's disease, Golf Australia said. He was 88. Considered one of Australia's greatest golfers, Thomson was the first from the country to win the British 17

20 June, 2018 2:55 AM T.N. won’t brook any delay on Cauvery authority: Stalin

‘SC had rejected Karnataka’s objection’ Opposition leader and DMK working president M.K. Stalin on Tuesday took strong exception to Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy’s suggestion that the constitution of the Cauvery Water Management Authority be discussed in Parliament. He warned that Tamil Nadu would not tolerate any further delay on the constitution 64

19 June, 2018 6:59 PM Amethi Residents Sell Petrol, Diesel At Low Rates To Ring In Rahul Gandhi's Birthday

Amethi, Uttar Pradesh: Selling petrol and diesel at low rates, providing 10 per cent discount on goods and distributing household items to 87 families of a village---is how residents of Amethi celebrated the birthday of Congress president Rahul Gandhi. The party workers said they wanted to see their "MP become the PM in 2019". On the occasion, Congress 43