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  India   All India  17 Dec 2016

India, All india, 17 Dec 2016

Lt General Bipin Rawat to be the new Army chief

The government has also appointed Air Marshal BS Dhanoa as the next chief of the Indian Air Force.

17 Dec 2016 9:33 PM

Only 'lotus' will bloom in Uttar Pradesh: Rajnath Singh

The bold and courageous decision (note ban) of Modi is an attempt to effectively eliminate corruption and black money, Rajnath said.

17 Dec 2016 9:18 PM

Political parties do not enjoy immunity, liable to I-T query: Arun Jaitley

He said that the NDA government has neither made any change regarding the taxation regime nor has it contemplated on the same.

17 Dec 2016 9:10 PM

Rajiv Jain to be new IB chief, Anil Dhasmana to head RAW

Both the officers will have a tenure of two years.

17 Dec 2016 7:52 PM

Rs 1 crore deposited in account of labourer, bank says it's 'mistake'

He deposited 20 notes of Rs 500 denomination but by mistake the entry showed that he deposited 20,000 currency notes of Rs 500.

17 Dec 2016 7:42 PM


Exemption from tax given to only registered political parties

Meanwhile, CBDT said that there are enough provisions in the Income Tax Act to scrutinise the accounts of the political parties.

17 Dec 2016 7:29 PM

Govt forms inter-ministerial task force on Indus Water Treaty with Pakistan

The team, which will be headed by PM’s Principal Secretary, include NSA Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar.

17 Dec 2016 7:13 PM

Illegal exchange of old notes: CBI arrests 2 RBI officials in B'luru

Both the accused have been sent to four days of CBI custody by a special court in Bengaluru, they said.

17 Dec 2016 6:40 PM

Chopper case: Ex-IAF Chief, 2 others sent to jail till Dec 30

All the three accused have moved their bail applications, which will be heard on December 21.

17 Dec 2016 4:48 PM

Militants attack army convoy in J&K's Pampore, 3 soldiers killed

Security forces have cordoned off the adjoining residential area and launched search operation to track down the militants.

17 Dec 2016 4:39 PM


No sovereignty for J&K outside Constitution: SC

The bench set aside the verdict of J&K HC that had held that any law made by Parliament cannot be extended to the state.

17 Dec 2016 4:05 PM

Sonia Gandhi prefers 'non-polluted' Goa over Delhi: Rahul

Mid-November, Sonia Gandhi visited the coastal state, where she lived in a starred resort in South Goa.

17 Dec 2016 2:46 PM

Take note of Advani's concern over Parliament washout: Sena to BJP

Terming Advani as the 'Bhishma Pitamah' of Indian politics, Sena said he has raised a question mark over parliamentary democracy.

17 Dec 2016 2:17 PM

Kejriwal demands panel to probe political parties' bank account details

He also questioned Centre’s decision to exempt political parties from paying income tax while depositing old 500 and 1,000 rupee notes.

17 Dec 2016 1:54 PM

ED seizes Rs 30 lakh cash, mostly in new notes, from tailor in Chandigarh

The Enforcement Directorate also seized 2.5 kg gold, which was bought at a rate of Rs 44,000 per 10 gram after demonetisation.

17 Dec 2016 1:34 PM


UP: Couple commits suicide over opposition to relationship

The duo jumped before the train near the village on Friday as their families were against them getting married.

17 Dec 2016 1:23 PM

'Khushboo Gujarat Ki' campaign maker had 6 minutes to pitch story to Modi

Piyush Pandey was recalling his experience of working with Narendra Modi, who was then the chief minister, on the project.

17 Dec 2016 1:10 PM

Home Ministry has over 5,700 reserved post vacant

5,786 backlog posts are yet to be filled in various subordinate and 38 attached offices of the Ministry of Home Affairs.

17 Dec 2016 12:34 PM

New Islamic party born in UP ahead of elections

The poster carries a picture of the party’s national general secretary, Aftab Qamar Ansari.

17 Dec 2016 6:19 AM

FBI quizzes Bangladeshi militant on terror plots

Musa’s phone records had revealed that he was in touch with people from Syria, Iraq and Bangladesh.

17 Dec 2016 6:10 AM