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Mulayam, Akhilesh get CBI clean chit in disproportionate assets case

May 21 2019

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in an affidavit filed before the Supreme Court gave clean chits to former Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministers Mulayam Singh and Akhilesh Yadav among others named in a disproportionate assets (DA) case.

Jet Airways staff knock on Aviation Ministry's doors to save airline

May 21 2019

The airline staff from across various departments took out a march on Tuesday in front of Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan that houses the Civil Aviation Ministry. The employees hope government will take note of their situation and act to protect jobs.

Tariffs on shoes 'catastrophic': Sneaker brands tell Trump

May 21 2019

Major sneaker brands, including Adidas and Nike, told US President Donald Trump that proposed tariffs on imported shoes from China would be "catastrophic" for American consumers.

Priyanka's charm offensive failed in Uttar Pradesh, if exit polls are right

May 21 2019

If the exit polls are to be believed, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who joined active politics just before the elections and was given the charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, failed to impress the electorate enough to turn the tide in favour of her party.

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar over separatist march

May 21 2019

The Hurriyat Conference has called for the march to the Martyrs Graveyard in the Old City's Eidgah area to pay homage to two senior separatist leaders, Mirwaiz Moulana Moulvi Muhammad Farooq and Abdul Gani Lone, who were killed by unidentified assailants on this day in 1990 and 2002.

Court questions Punjab, Haryana on free power to rich farmers

May 21 2019

Hearing two public interest petitions, Chief Justice Krishna Murari asked: "Why free or subsidized power be given on agricultural pump sets to rich farmers?"

NIA raids 10 places in Tamil Nadu in ISIS module case

May 21 2019

According to a senior NIA official, searches were carried out in Muthupet, Keelakarai, Devipattinam, Lalpet and Salem to unearth details on the terror modules of the Islamic State and smash the network. The module is called "martyrdom is our only motto".

First surgical strike carried out after Uri terror attack: top army commander

May 20 2019

He said he would not go into the details of that surgical strike as he had just made a statement of facts while adding that Pakistan is continuing its anti-India policy including drug trafficking and infiltration.

Exit polls indicate Congress issues of corruption, welfare may not have clicked

May 20 2019

The exit poll results indicate that not only did it get the poll plank wrong, but it also made strategic mistakes like being late in stitching an alliance in Bihar and failing to be a part of the 'gathbandhan' of Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party-Rashtriya Lok Dal in Uttar Pradesh, where the maximum number of 80 seats were at stake.

Yogi is now BJP's star campaigner, second only to Modi

May 20 2019

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has now been established as BJP's biggest star campaigner, second only to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.