India

"India Can't Be Refugee Capital": Centre To Top Court On Assam NRC List

Friday, 19 July 2019 11:31
Lakhs of people have been wrongly included in the draft National Register of Citizens being prepared in Assam to weed out illegal immigrants, centre told the Supreme Court today, asking for more time to finalise the list. "India can't be…

Karnataka Crisis: On Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers' Status, Supreme Court Order Tomorrow

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 19:05
NEW DELHI: As the Karnataka political crisis played out in the Supreme Court today, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said that rebel lawmakers were "hunting in pack" to destabilize his government. The rebels argued that their resignations must be accepted by…

Swarms Of Indian Drones Being Designed To Take Out Targets Like Balakot

Friday, 12 July 2019 16:50
NEW DELHI: In a decade from now, swarms of unmanned Indian-made drones could enter enemy airspace, fly autonomously to their target and use their advanced artificial intelligence algorithms to seek out and launch coordinated attacks on targets such as the…

Karnataka Battle In Top Court, Rebel Lawmakers Told To Meet Speaker Today

Tuesday, 09 July 2019 18:34
NEW DELHI: The 10 Karnataka lawmakers who allege their resignations haven't been accepted in an attempt to help the ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition in the state, were asked by the Supreme Court to meet the Speaker this evening. The…

Karnataka Government On Life Support As Minister Resigns

Monday, 08 July 2019 15:09
NEW DELHI: Karnataka's year-old Congress-Janata Dal coalition government is on life support after a minister - an independent lawmaker - resigned as minister today and came out in support of the BJP, giving it a narrow edge in the assembly.…

Blame It On Rahul Gandhi, Says Rajnath Singh On Karnataka Crisis

Monday, 08 July 2019 15:08
NEW DELHI: Union Minister Rajnath Singh today asserted in parliament that the ruling BJP had "nothing to do with" the crisis in Karnataka, where the Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition is fighting for survival after multiple resignations. "Our party does not…

"Budget Will Fulfill Expectations Of 21st Century India": PM Modi

Friday, 05 July 2019 14:10
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the union budget presented today by Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is "one of hope" and "it is a budget that will boost India's development in the 21st Century". The budget, he said, will…

Budget 2019: What Is Cheaper, What Is Costlier

Friday, 05 July 2019 14:09
Here's a look at what has become expensive and cheaper: Expensive PetrolDieselGoldImported booksDigital cameraCashewoptical fibres Cheaper Electronic appliancesElectric vehicles

Budget: Petrol, Diesel Costlier, No New Tax Proposals, "Gaon-Garib" Focus

Friday, 05 July 2019 10:01
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, announcing the Union Budget for 2019-20 in Parliament on Friday, said India will become a $3 trillion economy this year. The government planned structural reforms to kickstart foreign and domestic investment, the Finance Minister said. "We…

No Briefcase. Nirmala Sitharaman Makes Statement With Budget Bahi Khata

Thursday, 04 July 2019 13:24
NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman did not pose with the iconic briefcase, like her predecessors. In a departure from tradition, she was seen holding a red cloth folder enclosed with a string and emblazoned with the national emblem, which…