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Full text: 4 senior SC judges' letter to CJI

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 00:59
In an unprecedented move, four senior most judges of the Supreme Court today called a press conference and said the situation in the top court was "not in order" and many "less than desirable" things have taken place.

Isro’s PSLV places 31 satellites in 2 orbits

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 22:27
After a lull of over four months, the Indian Space Research Organisation is back in the game as its workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C40) successfully placed 31 satellites in two different orbits in one of the longest missions.

‘India First’: Maldives allays concerns on China

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 14:49
India and the Maldives pressed the reset button in ties with the latter’s foreign minister Mohamed Asim briefing his counterpart Sushma Swaraj and PM Narendra Modi about Male’s position on a host of issues that seemed to be plaguing the bilateral relationship in recent times.

Treated like a common prisoner, complains Lalu

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 13:10
Most political leaders are blessed with the gift of the gab, but probably not as generously as the one bestowed on Lalu Prasad Yadav, so much so that the RJD chief had the cheek to enter into a banter with even the special CBI judge who nailed him.

Rs 3,500 crore in benami assets attached since November 2016: I-T

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:33
The income tax department has stepped up action under the prohibition of the benami property transactions act, which came into force from November 1, 2016 and has attached properties worth Rs 3,500 crore including immovable properties of more than Rs 2,900 crore across the country.

Gadkari blasts Navy for 'infrastructure roadblocks’

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 11:45
"Navy people had come to seek land for housing in south Mumbai. Why should I give land in South Mumbai? I will not give even an inch of land," Union minister for shipping Nitin Gadkari.

Mallya free till April 3, hearing inconclusive

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:07
Today's hearing was expected to be one of the final hearings in the case but it remained inconclusive as the defence is yet to complete its arguments, which seek to demolish the Indian government's case.

TCS: Fate of pending bills to clear cloud on H-1B

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:38
"Immediate concern of H-1B is that there are a few more bills that are being talked about, but none of that has played out as of now," TCS human resources head Ajoy Mukherjee told reporters. The company will continue with its policy of planning in advance and continue with its steps like stepping up local hiring across, he added.

'Trump's rhetoric may have scared NKorea to talks'

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 07:38
US President Donald Trump's notoriously threatening rhetoric towards nuclear-armed North Korea — which has drawn comparisons with Richard Nixon's "madman theory" of diplomacy — may deserve some credit for bringing Pyongyang to talks, analysts have said.

Won't give an inch in south Mumbai for Navy housing: Nitin Gadkari

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 05:27
Nitin Gadkari made the remark while voicing his disappointment at the Navy's objection to a floating jetty plan at Malabar Hill in south Mumbai, where a floating hotel and seaplane service are planned.

Indian techie in US to be executed on Feb 23

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 03:55
Raghunandan Yandamuri, 32, in 2014 was given death penalty for kidnapping and killing a 61-year-old elderly Indian woman and her 10-month grand-daughter. It was seen as part of a botched kidnapping-for-ransom plot. Yandamuri's execution date has been set for February 23 by local correctional authorities​.

Lamborghini Urus SUV launched in India at Rs 3cr

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 01:11
Italian supercar manufacturer Lamborghini on Thursday launched its sports utility vehicle, the Urus, in India with an ex-showroom price tag of Rs 3 crore. The performance luxury SUV took just around a month to enter the Indian market after its global unveiling.