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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court reserved verdict on Wednesday on PILs seeking a CBI probe into alleged financial and procedural irregularities in the Rafale deal after seeking an unscheduled briefing from the Indian Air Force brass on the suitability and capabilities of the French-made fighters. The SC was hearing petitions levelling several allegations against the…

Takeover of AJL by Young Indian behind Gandhis’ tax woes –...

NEW DELHI: The income tax case against Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi, in which they moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday, stems from the 2011 takeover of Associated Journals Ltd (AJL), the publisher of National Herald, by a newly-incorporated company, Young Indian, for which the government had slapped a hefty tax…

Maithripala Sirisena says parliament was dissolved to prevent unrest – Times...

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's president Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday defended his controversial sacking of parliament, saying the decision was taken to prevent violent clashes among rival legislators and horse-trading of MPs. Sirisena in an address to the nation outlined his reasons for dissolving parliament well ahead of its scheduled closure. His decision was criticised by some…

Delhi: Drunk woman loses car’s control, ends up killing 1 –...

NEW DELHI: Drunk driving claimed another life in the capital on Friday night and left a young girl with brain injuries and possible loss of vision. Poonam Sardana, 38, was killed and her daughter, Chetanaya, 13, left with serious injuries when their car, a Mahindra Quanto, was rammed by a Maruti S-Cross, driven by a…

Sacked Tata Steel executive shoots senior manager dead in Faridabad –...

Eyewitnesses told the police that the manager, Arindam Pal, was resting in his cabin when the suspect, Vishwas Pandey, stormed in and fired five rounds at him. Police said Pal died on the spot. Pandey, an engineering graduate, was an executive manager in the company and was sacked after he was found guilty of indiscipline.TNN…

Why do you find merit in protesting every anti-corruption measure? BJP...

NEW DELHI: The BJP on Thursday fired off 10 questions to the Congress on second anniversary of demonetisation, asking why it finds merit in protesting every "anti-corruption" measure of the Narendra Modi government and accusing it of "living in denial" despite a surge in GDP numbers. The Bharatiya Janata Party's counter-attack came after former Prime…

Delhi air quality turns foul again as SC firecracker ban goes...

NEW DELHI: Delhi and NCR, yet again, saw its air quality nosedive on Diwali, no thanks to people bursting crackers and violating a Supreme Court order allowing on green crackers to check pollution levels and was fouler than last year. Delhi's air quality on Wednesday, Diwali day, oscillated between "poor" and "very poor" categories as…

2,300 booked for breaking Supreme Court’s Diwali revelry rule – Times...

CHENNAI : The Tamil Nadu police registered 2,176 cases against 2,372 people across Tamil Nadu on Tuesday for setting off fireworks outside the prescribed time. In the state, it was allowed for an hour each in the morning (6am-7am) and evening (7pm-8pm) on Diwali day. The largest number (359) of people booked were from Chennai.…

Faizabad becomes Ayodhya as Yogi pushes 2019 agenda – Times of...

AYODHYA: UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday rechristened Faizabad district after Lord Ram’s Ayodhya, in a move seen as meant to compensate for the delay in the construction of the temple and thicken the saffron coating on BJP’s plans for next year’s Lok Sabha polls. The CM also announced setting up of a new…

Maneka Gandhi slams Maharashtra government for T1’s ‘murder’ – Times of...

"This is the third tiger being killed on his directions. Earlier, a dozen leopards and 300 wild boars were killed on his direction. I am shocked that such a person is still holding a ministerial position," Maneka Gandhi said, referring to Sudhir Mungantiwar, minister for environment and forests, Maharashtra, who gave orders for the killing.TNN…

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