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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Thursday opined that it is unfair to tag a "one-time loan defaulter Vijay Mallyaji" as a "chor" (thief), adding that the embattled businessman has a four-decade-long track record of timely debt servicing.

SC issues notice to Maharashtra CM on plea against his election Dec 13 2018

The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on a plea seeking annulment of his election to the state assembly for alleged non-disclosure of pending criminal cases against him in the nomination papers.

IT officials question Sasikala at prison in DA case Dec 13 2018

Income Tax officials Thursday questioned former AIADMK leader V K Sasikala at Parappana Agrahara Central Jail here, in connection with a disproportionate assets case, prison sources said.

Congratulations to K Chandrasekhar Rao Garu: PM tweets as TRS chief takes over reins of Telangana Dec 13 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to congratulate Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K Chandrasekhar Rao for taking oath as Telangana chief minister for a second consecutive term.

Need special courts in each districts of 18 states for trial of MP, MLA cases, Supreme Court informed Dec 13 2018

Special designated courts in all districts of 18 states should be set up for speedy trial of criminal cases involving sitting and former lawmakers, the Supreme Court was informed.

Jain urges Delhi L-G to withdraw order appointing Police Complaint Authority members Dec 13 2018

Delhi Home Minister Satyendar Jain has written to Lt Governor Anil Baijal seeking withdrawal of a recent order for appointing members to the Police Complaint Authority (PCA).

Senior citizens should get meaningful pension: SC Dec 13 2018

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that senior citizens should get a meaningful pension to live with dignity, and not just the equivalent of Rs 92 at current value.

Don't look at Army as a job provider, says General Rawat Dec 13 2018

The Indian Army should not be looked upon as a job provider organisation, Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat said here Thursday, and warned personnel who feign illness or disability in order to avoid duty or get benefits.

Delhi High Court asks ED about action taken against Vasundhara Raje's son on money laundering allegations Dec 13 2018

The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre and the Enforcement Directorate as to what action they have taken pursuant to the probe into allegations of money laundering by Rajasthan's ex-chief minister Vasundhara Raje's son, son-in-law and daughter-in-law in the alleged conspiracy with a company owned by ex-IPL chief Lalit Modi.