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CBI registers cases against ex-Noida chief engineer ( viewed 245,234 times )


New Delhi, Aug 4 :  The CBI on Tuesday registered, on the directions of the Allahabad High Court, two cases against former chief engineer of the Noida authority Yadav Singh on the charges of corruption and irregularities. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) also conducted searches at 14 places – 12 in Noida and Greater Noida and one each in Agra ... Read More »

Suspension of Congress MPs murder of democracy: Sonia ( viewed 238,765 times )


New Delhi, Aug 4 :  Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday described the Lok Sabha speaker’s decision to suspend 25 of her party MPs as a “murder” of democracy as she led a protest against the decision at the parliament house complex here. On Monday, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspended 25 Congress parliamentarians for five days for “willfully obstructing the business of ... Read More »

Indians kidnapped by IS fine, says freed captive ( viewed 252,109 times )


Bengaluru, Aug 4  :  The two Indians still in IS captivity in Libya are fine, said Laxmikant Ramakrishna who was among the two freed and sent home. Four people working at the University of Sirte were abducted by the Islamic State on July 29. Ramakrishna told the media after arriving here that the “boss or sheikh of the captors have told ... Read More »

Trying to keep father’s legacy alive: Kishore Kumar’s son ( viewed 236,477 times )


New Delhi, Aug 4 :  World renowned for his impeccable voice and versatile acting, Kishore Kumar, fondly known as Kishore-da, gave the Indian film industry several timeless songs and films. On his 86th birth anniversary on Tuesday, he was fondly remembered by his son Amit Kumar, who, with his music label Kumar Brothers Music (KBM) is trying to keep Kishore-da’s musical legacy ... Read More »

BJP parliamentary party adopts resolution against Congress ( viewed 854 times )


New Delhi, Aug 4 :  The BJP parliamentary party on Tuesday passed a resolution against the politics of obstructionism and negativity by Congress. It also reiterated that none of its leaders would resign as demanded by the main opposition party. “The resolution against the politics of obstructionism and negativity by Congress was introduced by Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi ... Read More »

Civilian killed in Pakistan shelling in Jammu ( viewed 647 times )


Jammu, Aug 4 :  One person was killed and another injured on Tuesday due to heavy shelling by Pakistan Rangers in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. They also fired at 12 Indian positions on the International Border, police said. “A civilian identified as Sanjay Kumar was killed due to shelling by Pakistan Rangers in civilian areas today (Tuesday) morning,” a police ... Read More »

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m. ( viewed 811 times )


New Delhi, Aug 4 :  The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 p.m. on Tuesday after the opposition members raised slogans against the government and accused it of being “dictatorial”. The protests started soon after the house met for the day’s proceedings. Congress members shouted slogans, held placards and trooped near the chairman’s podium. The agitating Congress members displayed placards against ... Read More »

India’s central bank now awaits commercial lenders to cut rates ( viewed 657 times )


Mumbai, Aug 4 :  Ignoring the clamour for an easing of monetary policy, India’s central bank kept its key lending rates unchanged on Tuesday, sticking to its stand that further cut can only be effected if commercial lenders pass on the previous reductions to borrowers. Having cut its short-term lending rates thrice thus far in this calendar year, to bring it ... Read More »

HCL net profit up 14 percent in fiscal 2014-15 ( viewed 877 times )


New Delhi :  Software major HCL Technologies on Monday reported Rs.7,254 crore net profit for fiscal 2014-15, registering a 14 percent growth year-on-year (YoY), as per the Indian accounting standard. In a regulatory filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the outsourcing firm said the revenue for fiscal under review (FY 2015) increased 12.6 percent YoY to Rs.37,061 crore. Under the International ... Read More »

Did not help Lalit Modi to get travel documents: Sushma Swaraj ( viewed 1,340 times )


New Delhi :  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said she never helped former IPL chief Lalit Modi in getting travel documents from the British authorities. The minister told the Rajya Sabha the she has been waiting since last two weeks to make her stand clear. “This issue about me is being raised since the last two weeks. I had ... Read More »

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