Mining baron Janardhana Reddy arrested

Bengaluru, November 11: Ballari mining baron and former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy was arrested, along with an aide, after hours of questioning in an alleged bribery case in Bengaluru on Sunday. Reddy was sent to judicial custody till November…

India witnessed over 4.36 lakh cyberattacks from Russia, US, others between January-June: Report

New Delhi, November 11: Russia, the US, China and the Netherlands were the top countries from where cybercriminals attacked users in India, with over 6.95 lakh such incidents between January-June 2018, according to cyber-security firm F-Secure. Interestingly, the top 5…

Notes ban, GST held back India’s economic growth: Raghuram Rajan

Washington, November 10: Demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) are the two major headwinds that held back India’s economic growth last year, former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said, asserting that the current seven per cent growth rate…

Lord Ram or Babur Yogi Adityanath questions Congress on Ram Temple

Lormi, November 10: Raking up the Ram temple issue, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Saturday sought to know whether the Congress was concerned about Lord Ram or Mughal emperor Babur. Addressing a poll rally here in Chhattisgarh on the…

EC seeks names for Mizoram CEO’s post

New Delhi, November 10: The Election Commission Saturday initiated the process of finding an alternative to Mizoram chief electoral officer who is facing a massive agitation for his ouster by a conglomerate of civil society and student organisations. A Commission…

Focus on loan waivers, agriculture on Congress Madhya Pradesh manifesto

BHOPAL, November 10: The Congress today promised to write off farm loans of up to Rs. 2 lakh and provide a “salary grant” for five years to industries offering jobs to the youth if elected to power in Madhya Pradesh.…

Congress supports urban Maoists, says Modi in Chhattisgarh

Jadgalpur, November 9: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday accused the Congress of backing urban Maoists who he said have ruined the lives of poor Adivasi youth. Addressing his first election rally for the state Assembly polls scheduled later this month,…

Govt to set up over 500 more One Stop Centres for women affected by violence

New Delhi, November 9: Two hundred and thirty-two One Stop Centres (OSCs) intended to support women affected by violence, proposed under the Nirbhaya Fund, have been set up till date under the scheme since April 2015. The government plans to…

Indian, Chinese troops meet at Arunachal, vow to boost ties

Itanagar, November 9: A high-level meeting between Army officials and Chinese PLA troops was organised on Friday at Bumla, near Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh, where the two sides reaffirmed their resolve to strengthen friendship and maintain peace along the…

Not seeking Rs. 3.6 lakh crore from RBI, says Centre amid autonomy war

NEW DELHI, November 9: The government on Friday said it is not seeking Rs. 3.6 lakh crore capital from the Reserve Bank but is only in discussion for fixing appropriate economic capital framework of the central bank. “Lot of misinformed…