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'Terror' attacks could threaten global oil supply; warns Saudi King Salman

King Salman has called on Gulf and Arab leaders to confront Iran's 'criminal acts' after sabotage attacks damaged four vessels.

01 Jun 2019 9:07 AM

Iran foreign minister Javad Zarif visits Iraq to discuss tension with US

According to Iraq's state-run Iraqiya channel, Zarif held meetings with top Iraqi leaders, including Iraqi President Barham Salih.

26 May 2019 9:07 AM

More troops stationed at Middle-East as US blame Iran for tanker attacks

President Donald Trump's administration also invoked the threat from Iran to declare a national security-related emergency.

25 May 2019 8:39 AM

'Wont talk with US 'under any circumstance': Iran

'There will be no talks under any circumstances,' he was quoted as saying by the official state news agency IRNA.

24 May 2019 8:41 AM

'We shall respond with great force If Tehran attack interests': Trump

The two US sources said they are still trying to establish whether the rocket attack, directed by Iran, was designed to send a signal to US.

21 May 2019 8:25 AM


B-52 bombers to be part of US forces in Iran row

The US military said that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter threats from Iran.

08 May 2019 10:05 AM

US oil sanctions will be given a fitting reply: Iran leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Iran's supreme leader called the end of oil sanction waivers by the United States a hostile measure that won't be left without a response.

24 Apr 2019 6:15 PM

US will continue to press Iran until its leaders change behaviour: Mike Pompeo

The US will dramatically accelerate its pressure campaign on the Iranian regime until its leaders change their destructive behaviour.

22 Apr 2019 7:25 PM

Trump to end waivers on Iran oil imports: White House

The White House announced on Monday it will no longer grant sanctions exemptions to Iran's oil customers.

22 Apr 2019 6:35 PM

P Chidambaram takes dig at PM over his remarks on Congress' loan waivers

Chidambaram said that eight months' revenue collection was less than 50 per cent of target and fiscal deficit was 115 per cent of estimate.

28 Dec 2018 9:35 AM


State farm loan waiver to impact growth: Ind-Ra

It pointed out that from the perspective of both capex and endowment of human resources.

28 Dec 2018 12:41 AM

Some tips from Santa on good governance

The Telangana Rashtra Samithi waived agricultural loans and provided cash transfers. It won the Assembly election earlier this month by a landslide.

25 Dec 2018 6:30 AM

Loan waivers are good politics, not economics

For agriculture to be viable, the farmer must get a minimum support price that is close to the market price.

21 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

Farmers march to Azad Maidan in Mumbai for land ownership, other demands

Farmers from across Maharashtra, beginning their march on Tuesday, reached Byculla Bridge in the city on Thursday morning.

22 Nov 2018 9:59 AM

Jaitley defends loan write-offs; says they don't lead to waiver

The country's 21 state-owned banks wrote-off Rs 3.16 lakh crore of loans in four years of the BJP govt.

02 Oct 2018 9:16 AM


Farm loan waivers may cost Rs 2.7L-crore

Ahead of 2019 polls, more farmer-centric sops are likely to be doled out, says BoA-ML.

07 Jul 2018 7:11 AM

Farm loan waivers to touch USD 40 bn by 2019 elections: report

Farm loan waivers really amount to about 1.5 per cent of gross domestic product.

06 Jul 2018 1:52 PM

Yashwant Sinha's protest for farmers right must ring alarm bells for BJP: Shiv Sena

Sena noted that prominent leaders of India also support Sinha's protest against state govt's ‘apathy’ towards the farmers of Vidarbha.

08 Dec 2017 11:53 AM

UP: Farmer receives loan waiver of 1 paisa, says govt played 'cruel joke'

He said that 'these people' will not release the money till they receive kickbacks. 'They are trying to fool us,' he added.

19 Sep 2017 2:49 PM

Loan waivers not best solutions, says Niti Aayog

States including UP and Maharashtra have announced farm loan waivers adding up to Rs 1.3 lakh crore or 0.8 per cent of GDP this fiscal.

02 Sep 2017 6:15 AM