Maharashtra’s power politics

So with President’s Rule imposed in Maharashtra, Amit Shah has another kitty in his bag. The naked display of power in Maharashtra is spectacular. First things first, in the West, resorts are made so that the common man may enjoy them. In India, they are made to herd MLAs for […]

Rafale deal: SC refuses to re-examine aspects of pricing

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Thursday refused to re-examine the aspects of pricing, decision making process and selection of the offset partner in India’s deal for purchase of Rafale jet fighters from French company Dassault Aviation. In the review petition, there were allegations of irregularities on pricing and doubts were […]

India, China to hold next round of border talks

BRASILIA/BEIJING: India and China have agreed to hold another meeting on matters relating to the boundary question after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Brics summit here, according to an official statement. The 21st round of India-China border talks, led by Special […]

ED arrests ex-Fortis promoter Malvinder Singh

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday arrested former Fortis Healthcare promoter Malvinder Singh and ex-CMD of Religare Enterprises Ltd (REL) Sunil Godhwani in money laundering case. The central probe agency has arrested them for allegedly misappropriating funds of Religare Finvest Ltd (RFL) and causing it losses to the […]

Cong, NCP, Sena hold parleys to chalk out CMP

MUMBAI: Leaders of the Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena held meetings here on Thursday to discuss a ‘common minimum programme’ before a possible alliance with the Uddhav Thackeray-led party for government formation in Maharashtra. A draft of the common minimum programme (CMP) will have to be approved by top leaders […]

SC Sabarimala verdict: Focus shifts to Left govt

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Ahead of the pilgrimage season at the Lord Ayyappa shrine commencing on November 17, the focus has now shifted to the LDF government in Kerala over allowing women in the 10-50 age group to offer prayers as the Supreme Court has decided to keep pending the pleas seeking review […]

Rafale verdict: JPC must probe deal, says Rahul

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the Supreme Court’s Justice KM Joseph has left open a “huge door” for investigation into the Rafale deal and demanded that a probe must begin in full earnest. He also called for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the fighter […]

Rafale verdict: Amit Shah demands Cong apology

NEW DELHI: Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday termed the Supreme Court verdict on Rafale deal a befitting reply to the leaders and parties who rely on “malicious and baseless” campaign, and sought apology from them. In a series of tweets, Shah said the judgment of the apex court […]

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