INDIA

Absconding industrialist Vinay Mittal extradited from Indonesia

Absconding industrialist Vinay Mittal extradited from Indonesia

October 16, 2018 8:18 pm

New Delhi: Absconding industrialist Vinay Mittal, wanted in seven bank fraud cases worth Rs 40 crore, has been extradited to India from Indonesia, officials said Tuesday. His name had figured in the list of prominent fugitive economic offenders of the Government which contained names of Vijay Mallya, Nitin Sandesara, Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi, Jatin Mehta […]

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Rampal

Rampal sentenced to life imprisonment in murder case

October 16, 2018 8:11 pm

Hisar: A court here on Tuesday sentenced self-styled godman Rampal and 14 of his followers to life imprisonment in connection with a murder case. Hisar Additional District and Sessions Judge D R Chaliya pronounced the quantum of sentence in the case which was lodged on the complaint of one Shivpal of Mithapur near Badarpur in […]

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They remain traditional among theme Durga pujas

October 16, 2018 8:01 pm

Kolkata: Amidst the crowd of ‘theme pujas’ in the city, several Durga puja committees have been continuing with the traditional idols of the goddess and still drawing countless number of visitors. Many of the puja organisers use a ‘theme’ and their pandals, idols and lighting arrangements follow that theme. But the traditionalists mainly use innovative […]

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Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra to join Congress

Jaswant Singh’s son Manvendra to join Congress

October 16, 2018 7:54 pm

Jaipur/Barmer: Veteran BJP leader Jaswant Singh’s son and MLA Manvendra Singh will join the Congress on Wednesday, ahead of the assembly polls in Rajasthan in December. Singh (54), who won Barmer’s Sheo constituency as the BJP candidate in 2013 assembly elections, had announced at a rally last month that he is leaving the Bharatiya Janata […]

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Body of missing woman found floating in Chambal river

Body of missing woman found floating in Chambal river

October 16, 2018 7:39 pm

Kota (Raj): The body of a 33-year-old married woman, who had gone missing, was spotted Tuesday in the Chambal river in Rajasthan’s Kota city, police said. The woman, Pratim Tiwari, a resident of Panchvati Nagar here, had gone missing from her paternal house since Monday evening, they said, adding that her body was recovered this […]

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coal scam

Coal scam: Court allows Naveen Jindal to travel abroad

October 16, 2018 7:31 pm

New Delhi: Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal, an accused in a coal scam case, has been allowed by a special court to travel abroad for business purposes. Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar on Monday allowed the plea filed by Jindal, seeking the court’s permission to visit Japan from October 15 to 19. The court, […]

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Rajasthan BJP asks Cong to clarify stand on Ram Temple

Rajasthan BJP asks Cong to clarify stand on Ram Temple

October 16, 2018 7:11 pm

Jaipur: Rajasthan BJP on Tuesday condemned Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s remarks that no good Hindu would want the Ram Temple in Ayodhya by destroying somebody else’s place of worship and asked the opposition party to clarify its stand on the issue. “The BJP not only strongly condemns this statement but also demands that the Congress […]

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Manish Malhotra having a look on exhibition

Manish Malhotra lauds artisans’ work at ‘Jiyo’ exhibition

October 16, 2018 7:05 pm

New Delhi: Jiyo! Live it – a 19 day exhibit cum outreach programme, being organised by The Asian Heritage Foundation till 20th October has received a great response so far. People from different walks of life are applauding the works of the artisans. After Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar, Raghu Rai, Amitabh Kant, Ela Menon among […]

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Rupee spurts 35 paise to nearly 2-week high on easing crude prices

Rupee spurts 35 paise to nearly 2-week high on easing crude prices

October 16, 2018 7:05 pm

New Delhi: The rupee climbed 35 paise to end at nearly two-week high of 73.48 per dollar Tuesday amid softening crude oil prices and easing concerns over the trade deficit. Traders said foreign fund inflows and greenback weakening against other currencies were the other factors that provided support to the home unit. At the Interbank […]

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Daati Maharaj moves SC against transfer of case to CBI

Sexual assault case: Daati Maharaj moves SC against transfer of case to CBI

October 16, 2018 6:54 pm

New Delhi: Self-styled preacher Daati Maharaj, accused in a sexual assault case, has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi High Court’s order transferring the matter to the CBI. The high court had on October 3 pulled up the Delhi Police for not arresting Daati Maharaj in the case and had transferred the matter to […]

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