Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked people to declare their undisclosed income by September 30, making it clear that this is the last chance to avoid problems that will follow after the window of opportunity closes.
He said no questions would be asked about the source of the undisclosed income or assets if the declaration is made voluntarily by September 30.
"For those having undisclosed income, the government has provided a special chance to declare it by...
More than 8,000 pillars along the India-Nepal border will be linked to a Global Navigation Satellite System, allowing authorities for the first time to effectively manage the over 1,700-km-long porous boundary.
Nepal's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the Nepal–India Boundary Global Navigation Satellite System (NIB GNSS) will be used for the boundary pillars.
The decision in this regard was made at the third meeting of Nepal–India Boundary Working Group (BWG) which concluded here yesterday, a statement from...
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said India would win against terrorism and no power could prevent it from achieving the success.
"We will win against terrorism," Singh said addressing 'Haryali Sapath Samaraho and Loktantra Bachao' programme oraganised by BJP's Mahanagar unit.
Expressing pain at the ambush of eight CRPF personnel in Jammu and Kashmir yesterday, Singh said the brave security personnel gunned down the two terrorists.
Stating that the approach of the neighbouring country was not like...
When Delhi University announces its first cut-off list for undergraduate courses, predictably thousands of students will be rejected. Where do they go now when the frontiers they aspire for a successful future lead them to a dead end, ask ANANYA BORGOHAIN and SHRADDHA SINGH
While Delhi University (DU) will release its first cut-off list for undergraduate courses on June 30, its St Stephen’s College had announced its own list last week on June 20. The cut-off...
In a clear reference to Pakistan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the neighbouring country was trying to destabilise India even as he announced that a committee will be sent to Pampore to look into any lapses in the handling of the terror attack that left eight CRPF personnel dead.
Showering praise on security men for successfully eliminating two terrorists involved in yesterday's attack, he said, "I have asked the Home Secretary to send a two-member...
India needs over USD 1.5 trillion in investment in the next 10 years to bridge infrastructure gap as the government intends to connect seven hundred thousand villages with roads by 2019 as part of a massive modernisation plan, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today.
"We have been able to sustain growth in the phase of global slowdown essentially on the strength of the infrastructure creation in India where the gap is huge," Jaitley, who is in...
The European Parliament's chief called today for British Prime Minister David Cameron to begin formal proceedings to leave the EU at a summit this week.
Martin Schulz told German newspaper Bild am Sonntag that a period of limbo over Brexit would "lead to even more insecurity and thus endanger jobs".
"Hesitating simply to accommodate the party tactics of the British conservatives hurts everyone," he said.
"That is why we expect the British government to now deliver. The summit...
Describing the killing of eight CRPF troopers by terrorists in Srinagar as "desperate attempts to create problems for the country", Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju today said the government is committed to ensuring peace and security and necessary action will be taken.
In the deadliest attack on security forces in recent years, eight CRPF personnel were yesterday killed and 21 others critically wounded when terrorists rained bullets on a bus carrying them at...
The Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO), the investigative agency for white collar crimes, has sought loan details from lenders to the Vijay Mallya-owned defunct Kingfisher Airlines.
"Banks have been asked to provide all the details of the loans given to the Kingfisher Airlines. The agency wants to know whether all the procedures were followed by the lenders while giving loans to the airlines," a banking source said, adding the details have been furnished.
As a multi-disciplinary organisation,...
BJP leader Yashwant Sinha today flayed the Narendra Modi government over its vigorous push to get NSG membership, saying there was no need for it as India stands to "lose and not gain" by becoming a member and alleged that people sitting in the government were "misguiding it everyday".
The BJP veteran, who has often been critical of the Modi government after being sidelined in the party, said India should not have gone to the elite...
Having decided to rename its central library after BR Ambedkar, JNU is now planning to christen the roads at its campus after visionaries including Jawaharlal Nehru and Ram Manohar Lohia.
A decision in this regard was taken last week at a meeting of the varsity's Executive Council, the statutory decision making body.
"It has been decided to rename the various roads inside the sprawling campus after certain visionaries such as Ram Manohar Lohia and Jawaharlal Nehru," an...
Over a million people signed a petition in the United Kingdom calling for a second referendum over the country’s EU membership following the shock Brexit vote. The petition will now have to be discussed in the British Parliament, having crossed the 1,00,000 signature-mark that is required to trigger a debate in the House of Commons.
The petition, till now has garnered 13,00,321 signatures and the number is constantly rising. Meanwhile, in Berlin, the EU’s founding nations...
India will be the only country outside US' formal treaty allies that will gain access to almost 99 per cent of latest America's defence technologies after being recognised as a 'Major Defence Partner', a senior Obama administration official has said.
"India (now) enjoys access to (defence) technologies that is on par with our treaty allies. That is a very unique status. India is the only other country that enjoys that status outside our formal treaty allies,"...
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