Petrol, diesel prices see steepest hike since July 5

Petrol, diesel prices see steepest hike since July 5

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Petrol and diesel prices were on Wednesday hiked by 24-25 paise per litre, the steepest increase since July 5 Union Budget, as a fallout of turmoil in global oil markets following drone attacks on Saudi Arabian crude oil facilities. Petrol price was increased by 25 paise per litre to Rs 72.42...

Confidence of investors shaken but Modi govt refuses to acknowledge truth: Priyanka

Confidence of investors shaken but Modi govt refuses to acknowledge truth: Priyanka

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday attacked the government over the state of the economy, saying the confidence of investors is "shaken" but the Modi dispensation is refusing to acknowledge the truth. The Congress general secretary also cited a media report which claimed that after pouring USD 45 billion into India's...

SC sets Oct 18 deadline for completion of Ayodhya hearing, judgement likely in mid-November

SC sets Oct 18 deadline for completion of Ayodhya hearing, judgement likely in mid-November

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Wednesday set an October 18 deadline for conclusion of hearings in the protracted Ram-Janmabhoomi Babri Masjid land title dispute, a move that has raised the possibility of a verdict in the politically sensitive case in the middle of November. The target date for completion of arguments by...

Did you spot Indian moon lander: Brad Pitt asks ISS astronaut

Did you spot Indian moon lander: Brad Pitt asks ISS astronaut

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 | PTI | Los Angeles

When Brad Pitt rang up the International Space Station (ISS), he had a list of questions for NASA astronaut Nick Hague that ranged from India's Chandrayaan-2 Moon mission, life in zero gravity conditions and most importantly, if he had bested George Clooney as a cosmonaut. The ISS crew previewed the actor's...

Jolt to Mayawati, all 6 Rajasthan BSP MLAs defect to Cong

Jolt to Mayawati, all 6 Rajasthan BSP MLAs defect to Cong

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 | PTI | Jaipur/Lucknow

In a jolt to Mayawati, all six Bahujan Samaj Party MLAs in Rajasthan defected to the ruling Congress in a move that lends stability to the Ashok Gehlot government and is being called a "betrayal" by the BSP chief. The defections have increased the tally of the Congress in the 200-member...

Pak behaviour is an aberration: Jaishankar

Pak behaviour is an aberration: Jaishankar

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 | IANS | New Delhi

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Tuesday said that Pakistan only offers nice words on fighting cross border terrorism, but does nothing in terms of dismantling the terror network. To a question on talking with Pakistan, with the Pakistani establishment stating that it has offered dialogue to India but to no...

Will focus on issues related to WB during meeting with the PM: Mamata

Will focus on issues related to WB during meeting with the PM: Mamata

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 | PTI | Kolkata

Describing her scheduled meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday in New Delhi as a "courtesy" one, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said she would highlight various issues like funds that are due to the state. Talking to reporters at city aiport before leaving for the national...

Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express to begin before festival season: Railway Board Chairman

Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express to begin before festival season: Railway Board Chairman

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The second Vande Bharat Express, which will run on the high traffic Delhi-Katra route, will begin operations before the festival season, Chairman, Railway Board, Vinod Yadav said on Tuesday. The Delhi-Katra route was chosen by the Railway Board in a bid to capitalise on the high traffic volume owing to the...

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Tabrez lynching accused, now face murder charges

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