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  India   All India  08 Dec 2016

India, All india, 08 Dec 2016

PMO asks Kharge to indicate convenience for meet on CBI chief

Kharge earlier wrote a letter to PM asking Modi to immediately convene a meeting of the Selection Committee to select new CBI Director.

08 Dec 2016 8:54 PM

Petrol, railway tickets to be cheaper via digital payments, announces Jaitley

A discount of 0.75 per cent will be offered on purchase of petrol and diesel through either, credit/debit cards, Jaitley said.

08 Dec 2016 6:08 PM

India says ULFA (I) chief in China, shares photos; seeks action

China was informed that Baruah was holed up in Ruili, a frontier township of China.

08 Dec 2016 5:04 PM

Mamata flight row: Pilots played 'naughty' for early landing

All the three aircraft had, in fact, enough fuel and the pilots wanted early landing to show

08 Dec 2016 5:00 PM

Uri ‘terror guides’ were school boys: report

The families are still struggling to figure out how the two crossed over into the Indian territory.

08 Dec 2016 4:13 PM


Do your job, don't disrupt Parliament: Prez to lawmakers

At the event, Mukherjee also pitched for passage of Women's Reservation Bill in the Lok Sabha.

08 Dec 2016 3:21 PM

Shiv Sena backs Union minister Giriraj Singh on sterilisation

But the saffron outfit said that Giriraj should also call for implementation of the Uniform Civil Code.

08 Dec 2016 2:13 PM

Triple talaq 'cruel', violates women’s rights: Allahabad HC

The court added that, 'no personal law is above the Constitution’.

08 Dec 2016 1:20 PM

Repeatedly turned down by wife for sex, man chops off his manhood

The man came home drunk, pestered his wife for sex and cut his penis when she refused to oblige.

08 Dec 2016 1:00 PM

Kolkata: ‘BJP leader’ arrested with Rs 33 lakh cash, TMC demands explanation

TMC leader and Bengal minister Firhad Hakim questioned where Sharma got the amount of Rs 33 lakh and all of it in new currency.

08 Dec 2016 12:05 PM


Jayalalithaa's death paves way for Sasikala to control the seat of power

Even as Jayalalithaa lay dying on the last day of her life, her long time confidante Sasikala Natarajan emerged as the kingmaker.

08 Dec 2016 11:27 AM

94 trains, 13 flights delayed as fog engulfs Delhi again

The Delhi-NCR region, Amritsar and Lucknow also witnessed thick blanket of fog disrupting normal lives.

08 Dec 2016 11:18 AM

Note ban Modi's foolish decision, says Rahul as Oppn protests

'PM Modi is running away. If he comes to the House for debate, we won't let him run,' Rahul Gandhi asserted.

08 Dec 2016 10:47 AM

Govt open to making political donations public: Piyush Goyal

At present all the political parties have to make public the political donations above Rs 20,000.

08 Dec 2016 10:06 AM

Allahabad HC upholds Modi's election from Varanasi in 2014

Ajay Rai, who had finished third in Varanasi, had filed the petition after results for the general elections were announced.

08 Dec 2016 10:00 AM


Kharge writes to Modi, claims selection process of CBI director 'vitiated'

The CBI Director is selected by a Selection Committee comprising Prime Minister, Chief Justice of India and Leader of Opposition.

08 Dec 2016 9:12 AM

Tourists stranded in Andamans will be rescued soon: Rajnath

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Governor Jagdish Mukhi on Wednesday confirmed that 1,400 tourists are stuck on Havelock Island.

08 Dec 2016 9:06 AM

Rs 37K cr deposited in Jan Dhan a/cs since note ban

Since November 10, Rs 11.85 lakh crore in form of old 500 and 1,000 rupee notes have returned into the banking system.

08 Dec 2016 8:36 AM

Cop saves man being dragged by train

Both the cop and the passenger suffered minor injuries in the incident.

08 Dec 2016 3:59 AM

Narendra Modi takes to phone for lauding note ban

Despite opposition’s attack, both the government and the BJP had been claiming that the decision had got support of the people.

08 Dec 2016 3:09 AM