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  India   All India  26 Dec 2016

India, All india, 26 Dec 2016

Govt plans heavy fine on possession of demonetised notes

The penal provisions, which are yet to be finalised, will involve a fine of a minimum Rs 50,000 or 5 times the amount in question.

26 Dec 2016 7:59 PM

Accusations against Tyagi in chopper scam dented our image: IAF chief Raha

Former IAF chief S P Tyagi was arrested in the chopper scam case and got bail on Monday.

26 Dec 2016 7:54 PM

National Herald case: Swamy to appeal in SC after Delhi HC setback

Swamy's assertion came after a Delhi Court dismissed his plea seeking documents from the Congress Party in connection with this case.

26 Dec 2016 6:47 PM

Note ban woes will continue for 6-7 months: Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi alleged that the Modi Government at the centre had not taken a single step for the poor.

26 Dec 2016 5:50 PM

TMC MP Mithun Chakraborty resigns from Rajya Sabha due to ‘ill health’

Chakraborty's term had started in April 2014, but till date he had neither asked any question nor participated in any debate.

26 Dec 2016 4:35 PM


National Herald case: Swamy's plea seeking documents from Cong dismissed

The court has now put up the matter on February 10 for pre-charge proceedings.

26 Dec 2016 4:16 PM

Note ban: Rs 1300 crore deposited in 15 SBI accounts in Arunachal

The transaction came to light after a HDFC branch manager committed suicide in at Naharlagun in a mysterious circumstance.

26 Dec 2016 3:46 PM

Maha govt to get Rs 7,000 cr loan for 23 irrigation projects

The NABARD has permitted a period of 15 years for completion of all the pending projects.

26 Dec 2016 3:18 PM

India needs to move to lower level of taxation: Arun Jaitley

He further said that the India that is foreseen in future decades will be the one where voluntary compliances will have to increase.

26 Dec 2016 3:11 PM

UP: Dadri khap panchayat prohibits public drinking, celebratory firing

The Sangwan Khap Panchayat has also decreed that girls be encouraged to study and participate in sports.

26 Dec 2016 2:24 PM


Sheila junks Sahara diaries: BJP takes on Rahul for 'fabricated' claims

a controversy erupted after Cong put out a list linked to it on Twitter in which a reference to Dikshit also allegedly figured.

26 Dec 2016 2:17 PM

Major humiliation for BJP: UP mayor refers to Vajpayee as 'deceased' leader

‘Atal Bihari Vajpayee is no longer amidst us, but his memories remain,’ said Aligarh Mayor Shakuntala Bharti.

26 Dec 2016 2:08 PM

Fresh power play by Akhilesh, Shivpal on ticket selection

The choice of candidates for 175 seats by Shivpal has apparently not gone down well with his defiant nephew Akhilesh.

26 Dec 2016 1:58 PM

Amid cash crunch, Gujarat residents shower Rs. 40 lakh on folk singers

The organisers of musical event, however, claimed that the money collected during the program will be used for social work.

26 Dec 2016 12:38 PM

Ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi gets bail in VVIP chopper scam case

He has been instructed against getting in touch with the witnesses and also barred from leaving Delhi NCR.

26 Dec 2016 11:33 AM


Kirti Azad calls Jaitley 'inefficient person' over notes ban, seeks his resignation

'It is he who is responsible for the hardships faced by the common people post-demonetisation,' he said.

26 Dec 2016 11:04 AM

Haryana: 2 men and a woman booked for teenager’s rape

A complaint was booked following the girl’s medical examination. The three accused are yet to be arrested.

26 Dec 2016 10:33 AM

Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur joins BJP

Dalbir had grown close to the BJP even in 2005, during her struggle to get her brother out of jail.

26 Dec 2016 9:49 AM

Bollywood music composer duo Sajid-Wajid join BJP

The brothers joined the party at a programme organised by BJP's youth wing on the occasion of Atal Vajpayee's birthday.

26 Dec 2016 9:25 AM

70 years on, West Pak refugees in Kashmir say can't even apply for jobs

The number of such families has grown to 19,960 and they have been living a life of "stateless people".

26 Dec 2016 8:28 AM