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  • RBI to ask banks to pass on to customers benefits of lower policy interest rates

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India on Monday said the central bank will ask all lenders to pass on the benefits of lower policy interest rates to customers. 'It is very important that all banks pass on the benefits of lower policy interest rates to customers. We will look into the issue in the...

  • India needs fewer but mega banks: Jaitley

    New Delhi, India needs a fewer but mega banks which are strong, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday. 'We have experienced that the country needs a fewer but mega banks that are strong,' Mr Jaitley told reporters on the Government's planning towards more merger of banks. He...

  • Bihar Assly adjourned over demand of Nitish resignation

    Patna, The pre-lunch session of Bihar Assembly was adjourned after about four minutes of proceedings today as RJD members created ruckus in the house in support of their demand for resignation of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar claiming a court had taken cognizance against him in...

  • Apex Court sets aside NGT's order to re-open Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi

    New Delhi, The Supreme Court on Monday refused to pass order with respect to the re-opening of Tuticorin plant in Tamil Nadu. The two-Judge bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman, passed the judgement, after hearing in detail the arguments and submissions made by...

  • MP House bows to Pulwama's heroes

    Bhopal, The Central Reserve Police Force personnel – martyred in Thursday's dastardly terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama District – were paid tributes on Monday in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly that also witnessed unanimous passage of a censure motion against the cowardly assault and...

  • Pulwama encounter: 4 Army personnel martyred, civilian & 2 militants killed

    Srinagar, An Army Major and three soldiers were martyred and a civilian and two top Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants were killed in a fierce encounter which ensued during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Pulwama in the wee hours of Monday, official sources...

  • Akali Dal stalwart Parkash Singh Badal urges Rahul to initiate action against Sidhu

    New Delhi/Chandigarh, Shiramani Akali Dal (SAD) on Monday pressed for expulsion of Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu from the Congress party and also from the state cabinet. SAD stalwart and former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal told reporters that while the stance taken by...

  • Pulwama encounter: AAP pays homage to 4 Army personnel martyred

    New Delhi, The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) condoled the death of an Army Major and three soldiers who were martyred in a fierce encounter, which ensued during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Monday. ''Two top Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants were...

  • Rahul condoles killing of youth Cong workers in Kerala

    New Delhi:Condoling the killing of two youth Congress workers in Kerala, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said his party will not rest till the murderers are brought to justice. In a post on social media, Mr Gandhi said, 'The brutal murder of two members of our Youth Congress family in...

  • PM Modi to embark on Republic of Korea visit from Feb 21

    To provide an important occasion to review recent developments in bilateral relations And, exchange views on regional and international issues of common interest New Delhi: At the invitation of Moon Jae-in, President of the Republic of Korea (ROK), Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a...

  • Kirti Azad joins Congress

    New Delhi, Suspended BJP leader Kirti Azad joined Congress on Monday in the presence of Congress president Rahul Gandhi. AICC in charge for Bihar Shktisinh Gohil was also present. Making the announcement on Twitter, Azad said, 'Today in front of Mr Rahul Gandhi I joined the Congress I...

  • Prez presents Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony, PM felicitates awardees

    New Delhi, President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday presented the Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony to Mr Rajkumar Singhajit Singh; Chhayanaut (a cultural organization of Bangladesh) and Mr Ram Sutar Vanji for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was also...

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