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Bharat Bandh call given to divert people’s attention from Herald case: BJP

NEW DELHI: The BJP Monday claimed that the ‘Bharat Bandh’ call given by the Congress was to divert the people’s attention from the hearing in the Delhi High Court on a matter related to the National Herald case involving its “corrupt” leaders. Welcoming the Delhi High Court’s order to dismiss pleas of Congress leaders Sonia […]

Sporadic incidents of violence during oppn-sponsored ‘Bharat Bandh’ against fuel price hike

NEW DELHI: Sporadic incidents of violence were reported Monday during a Congress-led opposition sponsored ‘Bharat Bandh’ against spiralling fuel prices that disrupted normal life mainly in Bihar, Kerala, Karnataka, Assam and Odisha. As the Congress top brass including party chief Rahul Gandhi targeted the Modi government at a protest rally in Ramlila maidan in Delhi, […]

Pakistan plans to renegotiate agreements reached under China’s Belt and Road Initiative

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s newly elected government plans to renegotiate the agreements reached under China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as it “unfairly benefits Chinese companies”, according to a media report. The projects concerned are part of the multi-billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) plan – the most ambitious part of the BRI, […]

After Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh announces Rs 2 cut in VAT on petrol & diesel

AMRAVATI: After poll-bound Rajasthan, the Andhra Pradesh government Monday announced a Rs 2 cut in VAT on petrol and diesel to check the mounting prices of these fuels. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu announced the reduction in Value Added Tax in the state assembly. He said the state government was currently levying Rs 4 per […]

Delhi launches doorstep delivery of public services

NEW DELHI: Calling it a “historic step” and “revolutionary change”, the Delhi government on Monday launched the doorstep delivery of 40 public services for the people living in the national capital. Launching the scheme at the Delhi Secretariat, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said people will now not have to waste their time standing in queues […]

RERA has changed Real Estate Sector for ever

NEW DELHI: India’s Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has said that the NDA government at the centre is committed to provide positive solution to the problems of home buyers, so that they get their home as soon as possible. He was delivering the inaugural address at the “First Regional Workshop on RERA […]

Chidambaram dares BJP to contradict official data on economy

NEW DELHI:Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Sunday dared the BJP to contradict an official data on growth which has said the economy clocked a 10.08-per cent growth in 2006-07 under the UPA rule, the highest since liberalisation in 1991. The former finance minister reacted after BJP president Amit Shah asked his party leaders to challenge […]

40 deaths in 75 accidents since Sep 2017: Railways’ records best safety figures in 5 years

NEW DELHI: With 40 deaths in 75 accidents between September 2017 and August 2018, the Railways has registered its best safety figures in five years for the corresponding 12-month period, a ministry official has said, quoting official data. There were 80 train accidents and 249 fatalities between September 2016 and August 2017 — the Indore-Patna […]

Second economist resigns from Pakistan’s EAC over exclusion of Ahmadi scholar

London-based economist Imran Rasul has become the second member of the new Pakistan government’s Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to resign in protest against the exclusion of noted US-based academic Atif R Mian who was told to step down from the body due to a backlash over his Ahmadi faith. Succumbing to pressure from the hardliners, […]

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