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No plan for law to control population: Minister

No plan for law to control population: Minister

The government said on Friday it has no plans to introduce a law to control the population in the country, which currently houses nearly...
Government considering Jan-Dec financial year: Jaitley

Government considering Jan-Dec financial year: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the government is considering changing the financial year to January-December to coincide with the calendar year. "The...

Trinamool to launch ‘BJP Quit India’ movement: Mamata

The Trinamool Congress is set to launch a three-week-long movement with the slogan "BJP Quit India", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced...

Bill to facilitate SBI merger with subsidiaries introduced in Lok Sabha

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to repeal the necessary Acts in wake of the merger...
Ananth Kumar blames Mamata for Darjeeling situation

Ananth Kumar blames Mamata for Darjeeling situation

Parliamentary Affairs Minister H.N. Ananth Kumar on Friday blamed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her government for the prevailing situation in Darjeeling. The...
JioPhone to bring new era of innovation for feature phones: Analysts

JioPhone to bring new era of innovation for feature phones: Analysts

With Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) announcing the launch of an affordable 'intelligent' JioPhone, industry analysts have given the thumbs up to the...
4,472 Haj pilgrims will go from northeast

4,472 Haj pilgrims will go from northeast

A total of 4,472 pilgrims from the northeastern states are set to go to Saudi Arabia for Haj this year, it was announced on...
Criminal wanted in Andhra held in UP

Criminal wanted in Andhra held in UP

A criminal wanted for murder in Andhra Pradesh was arrested here after a gun battle with security forces, police said on Friday. Superintendent of Police...
Next 'Mann Ki Baat' to air on July 30

Next ‘Mann Ki Baat’ to air on July 30

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged people to share their inputs for his July 30 Maan Ki Baat radio programme. "This month's Mann Ki...
1,141 pilgrims leave for Amarnath

1,141 pilgrims leave for Amarnath

A fresh batch of over 1,100 pilgrims set out from here for the Amarnath Yatra on Friday amid tight security, an official said. "Another batch...
Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist protests

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist protests

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar on Friday to prevent a separatist called protest shutdown. Srinagar District Magistrate Farooq Ahmad Lone said restrictions under...
Kovind led in 21 states, benefited from cross-voting too

Kovind led in 21 states, benefited from cross-voting too

NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind led in 21 states as also in both houses of Parliament over his rival Meira Kumar to register a...
GST will benefit small traders more: Modi

GST will benefit small traders more: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will benefit small traders more and asked the party MPs...
Don't give communal colour to vigilante attacks: Minister

Don’t give communal colour to vigilante attacks: Minister

Asking the Congress not to give a communal twist to crimes by cow vigilantes, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said these incidents...
Gorkhaland unrest: Police vehicle, community hall torched

Gorkhaland unrest: Police vehicle, community hall torched

Incidents of violece and vandalism rocked in the northern West Bengal hills again as the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha-sponsored indefinite shutdown pressing for a...