Not running away anywhere, not above law: Robert Vadra on ED raids

New Delhi, December 12: Robert Vadra, who is currently being investigated by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a land deal, on Wednesday, said that he would cooperate and not run away to some other country, adding that the process…

P Chidambaram, Subramanian Swamy criticise appointment of Shaktikanta Das as RBI Governor

New Delhi, December 12: The appointment of Shaktikanta Das as the Governor of Reserve Bank of India has not gone down well with at least two leaders who are, interestingly, from opposing parties – the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata…

1984 riots:HC seeks police response on convict’s plea challenging death sentence

New Delhi, December 11: The Delhi High Court Tuesday sought a response from the police on a plea by convict Yashpal Singh challenging the death sentence awarded to him in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. Singh has filed the appeal…

National interest must prevail over party: Modi

New Delhi, December 11: Calling for extensive debate on issues related to public interest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hoped that matters of national interest will prevail over party considerations ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. His remarks…

Semifinal proves BJP is nowhere: Mamata on election result trends

News Delhi, December 11: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday reacted to the election trends and said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was nowhere in the “semi-final” ahead of the “final match” in 2019 and people were…

Name, identity of rape victims can’t be disclosed, even if dead, rules SC

New Delhi, December 11: The Supreme Court Tuesday directed that names and identities of rape victims and survivors of sexual assault should not be disclosed or revealed. The court also prohibited revealing the identity of victims even if they are…

45 Bills to be taken up during month-long Winter Session

New Delhi, December 11: The Winter Session of Parliament, which assembled on Tuesday, will take up 45 Bills and one financial item over a period of the next almost a month that will see 20 sittings. The Parliament, which was…

Farmer body blames BJP’s “anti-farmer policies” for poor poll performance

LUCKNOW, December 11: Even as the BJP is trailing in the election trends, especially in the Hindi heartland of the country, a farmers’ body blamed BJP’s “anti-farmer” policies for the party’s poor electoral performance in the assembly polls today. The…

Ensure CIC is free from Govt interference, Sridhar Acharyulu writes to President Kovind

NEW DELHI, December 10: Former Information Commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu on Monday wrote to the President to ensure that the new chief information commissioner and information commissioners have independence with regard to the ‘term, status and salary’ as provided by the…

Govt to now contribute 14% to National Pension System

New Delhi, December 10: Finance minister Arun Jaitley Monday said the Centre has decided to increase its contribution to the National Pension System (NPS) for the central government employees to 14% and also made the entire withdrawal amount tax free…