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  • Bihar MLA Anant Singh surrenders in Saket court

    New Delhi, Independent MLA from Bihar Anant Singh on Friday surrendered before Saket court here following the recovery of an AK-47 rifle, 22 live cartridges and two bombs from his ancestral house in Mokama on Friday. An FIR was registered against him under the newly amended Unlawful Activities...

  • INX Media Case: SC to hear Chidambaram's both pleas on Monday

    New Delhi, The Supreme Court on Friday granted former Union minister P Chidambaram interim protection from arrest till August 26 in the INX Media case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate. The bench, comprising Justices R Banumathi and A S Bopanna, also posted to the same day his plea...

  • UP looking across national boundaries to touch one trillion dollar economy

    Lucknow, With the aim of accomplishing the ambitious trillion-dollar economy mark by 2024, Uttar Pradesh government has started to look beyond the state and national boundaries to faraway Russia and other countries. The state government has mooted the proposal of contract farming by UP...

  • Sugar mills to defy UP govt orders to clear all cane dues by month end

    Lucknow : The sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh are least concerned over the Uttar Pradesh government directive to clear the arrears of the cane farmers for the last season 2018-19 by August 31 as the mills owe Rs 7364.82 crores as on date. Though the Yogi Adityanath government has rewarded the...

  • Mayawati distances herself from Ravidas temple demolition agitation

    Lucknow: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati has distanced herself from violent protests by the Bhim Army over the demolition of the Ravidas temple in Delhi. The BSP chief has also appealed to her party people not to indulge in any kind of violent protests and take law in...

  • ISRO Chief Sivan presented TN govt's Abdul Kalam award

    Chennai, The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday awarded the Dr A P J Abdul Kalam award to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Dr K Sivan, under whose leadership, India's second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2 mission, was launched on July 22. The award was announced...

  • Ajay Kumar Bhalla to be new Home Secretary

    New Delhi, Ajay Kumar Bhalla, a 1984-batch IAS officer, will be the new Home Secretary. He has replaced 1982-batch IAS officer Rajiv Gauba, an official statement said here. Mr Gauba has been appointed as the new Cabinet Secretary, for two years, it added.

  • We stand by Chidambaram, have faith that law will prevail: Cong

    New Delhi, Terming the late night arrest of senior party leader and former Union Minister P Chidambaram as an act of 'brazen personal and political vendetta' by the Narendra Modi government, the Congress on Thursday said the party stands by him and expressed confidence that law would prevail in the...

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