Maharashtra court orders attachment of NCP leader Dhananjay Munde’s properties

MUMBAI: A court in Maharashtra’s Beed district has ordered the attachment of properties of senior NCP lawmaker and the Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde for allegedly duping a cooperative bank. Munde, who has been one of the directors of a cotton mill since 2006, was accused of not repaying the […]

Vistara rolls out complimentary in-flight entertainment across

NEW DELHI: Tata-SIA-run full service carrier Air Vistara Friday announced the launch of complimentary wireless in-flight entertainment (IFE) services — Vistara World–across its flight network, which can be accessed on a customer’s smart devices or laptops. The Delhi-based airline currently operates 120 flights per day to 22 destinations with a fleet of 22 Airbus A320 […]

SEBI may consider proposal to allow foreign entities in commodity markets

NEW DELHI: With an aim to deepen the commodity derivatives market, regulator Sebi is likely to consider a proposal to allow trading in this segment by foreign entities with exposure to the Indian physical commodity market. Besides, the regulator may deliberate on the issue of introducing a common application form for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) […]

Activist claims he saw Rahul Gandhi meet Nirav Modi at a plush Delhi hotel in 2013

NEW DELHI: Activist Shehzad Poonawalla claimed on Thursday Congress chief Rahul Gandhi met Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud accused Nirav Modi at a plush hotel here in 2013. Poonawalla’s charge was however denied by the Congress. His allegation came hours after Gandhi asserted his party MP P L Punia saw Finance Minister Arun Jaitley sitting […]

Patanjali enters cow milk business; eyes Rs 1,000 crore sales next fiscal

NEW DELHI: Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved on Thursday announced its entry into the cow milk segment by launching cow milk and milk-based dairy products, targeting sales of around Rs 1,000 crore by FY2020. The Haridwar-based firm has also ventured into packaged drinking water, frozen vegetables, cattle feed without any urea, and solar panels in a […]

Mayawati ruffles Congress feathers by blaming UPA for fuel price

LUCKNOW: BSP president Mayawati’s remarks holding the previous UPA government and the BJP equally responsible for the steep hike in fuel prices has ruffled many a feather in the Congress rank and file whose leaders feel it will once again raise a question mark on attempts at striking Opposition unity ahead of the 2019 Lok […]

Heavy rains in Uttar Pradesh boosts kharif sowing: Agriculture Minister

NEW DELHI: Faced with flood-like situation in some parts of Uttar Pradesh, throwing normal life out of gear, heavy rains in the state have a silver lining with the state’s kharif sowing showing encouraging results, though pulse production might be a little worrisome. With heavy rains in most parts of the state, kharif sowing has […]

Rajnath Singh approves Rs 157.23 crore for Uttar Pradesh, Rs 60.76 crore for Maharashtra

NEW DELHI: India’s Home Minister of India Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting of the High Level Committee (HLC) in New Delhi today to consider the additional Central Assistance to the States of Uttar Pradesh (affected by rabi drought during 2017-18) and Maharashtra (affected by pest attack & cyclone during 2017). The Union Minister for Agriculture […]

Arun Jaitley should step down while it is underway: Rahul Gandhi on Vijay Mallya’s ‘serious allegations’

NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday night tweeted about Vijay Mallya’s reported meeting with Arun Jaitley. Mallya had claimed that he met Jaitley for settlement before leaving for London, a claim which Union Finance Minister has rejected. However, Congress has latched on to the allegations and have asked for probe. Congress President Rahul […]

Need to enhance IAF’s capability to take on adversaries: Air Chief

NEW DELHI: No country in the world is facing the kind of grave threat that India is confronted with, Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa said Wednesday. He said intentions of adversaries can change overnight and the Air Force needs to match their force level. The air chief also said that India’s neighbours are not […]

Jet Airways’ Mumbai-Manchester service to now operate five days a week

NEW DELHI: Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline is all set to introduce the country’s first non-stop service between Mumbai and Manchester effective 05th November, 2018. The airline’s latest service connecting India via its commercial capital, with Manchester – the 3rd largest city in the UK will further strengthen Jet Airways’ connect with the United […]

Chemists call for strike on September 28 against online medicine sale

NEW DELHI: All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggist (AIOCD), announced that they plan to strike on September 28 to oppose online sale of medicines. “We are observing one day strike on Friday, September 28 to protest against any move by the government allowing sale of medicines through internet or allowing e-pharmacies to operate in […]

RBI submitted a list of high profile fraud cases to PMO: Raghuram Rajan

NEW DELHI: A list of high profile cases related to banking frauds was sent to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) for a coordinated action, said former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan in a note to Parliamentary panel. In the note to Chairman of Estimates Committee Murli Manohar Joshi, Rajan said that the size of frauds in […]

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