In a stinging attack on the Narendra Modi government and its policies, sidelined BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha has said that the note ban hit people hard and after the GST implementation people in Bihar feel "this government's days are numbered".
In a sudden flare-up in West Bengal's northern hills, a police sub-inspector was killed and three others were injured during an exchange of fire between the security forces and the Bimal Gurung faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Friday.
The Allahabad High Court came down heavily on the trial court Judge in the Arushi Talwar murder case, saying he took evidence and circumstances of the case for granted and tried to solve it like a maths teacher or a film director, trying to give concrete shape to his own imagination stripped of just evaluation of evidence and facts in convicting parents Rajesh and Nupur Talwar.
Breaking his silence, BJP President Amit Shah has rejected allegations of money laundering against his son Jay, whose company had reportedly recorded an extraordinary spike in business after the BJP came to power at the Centre, and asserted that it had not done any business with the government nor taken any kickbacks.
The Election Commission’s controversial decision of not announcing the election dates for Gujarat along with Himachal Pradesh has raised serious questions about the conduct of the panel and has drawn severe criticism for seeming to have given into some arm twisting by the Modi government in deferring the Gujarat dates. In fact, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is touring Gujarat on October 16 and everyone expects him to announce schemes for the people/voter which would not have been possible if the dates had been announced with the model code of conduct kicking in immediately.
The Congress on Thursday retained control over the prestigious Nanded-Waghala City Municipal Corporation (NWCMC), bagging a staggering 69 of the 77 seats in the 81-seat body and decimating the opposition.
Bharti Airtel and Tata have announced that they have entered into an understanding to merge Consumer Mobile Businesses (CMB) of Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) and Tata Teleservices Maharashtra Limited (TTML) into Bharti Airtel.
Himachal Pradesh will go to polls on a single day on November 9 to elect a new assembly, the Election Commission announced on Thursday without finalising a schedule for Gujarat, drawing sharp criticism from the Congress which accused the Centre of putting pressure on the poll panel.
The Allahabad High Court observed that dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar could not be held guilty of killing their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj just because they were present in their house when the murders took place in 2008 -- a verdict that ended a nine-year ordeal of the parents who were found guilty by a court in 2013.