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  India   All India  31 Dec 2016

India, All india, 31 Dec 2016

Govt is friend of good people, but will not spare 'dishonest': Modi on notes ban

He also announced a slew of sops for senior citizens, farmers, rural housing, women and small entrepreneurs to soften demonetisation's blow.

31 Dec 2016 8:42 PM

Modi announces schemes for farmers, poor, pregnant women

He announced financial existence to pregnant women for their nutritional and health needs.

31 Dec 2016 8:33 PM

TMC MP Tapas Pal denied bail, sent to 3-day CBI custody

Pal was one of the directors of the tainted chit fund group that allegedly duped investors in Odisha, West Bengal and some other states.

31 Dec 2016 7:36 PM

Law will do its job on black money holders, govt is friend of the honest

The prime minister is addressing the nation a day after his 50-day deadline for normalcy to return post-demonetisation came to an end.

31 Dec 2016 7:31 PM

Mumbai sees its first open transgender marriage

Now that Madhuri has tied the knot with the person she loves, her next step is to get a marriage certificate.

31 Dec 2016 6:39 PM


Cong plans anti-note ban protest, Rahul flies to London for New Year holidays

The protests would be conducted in three phases spanning through the month of January 2017.

31 Dec 2016 6:15 PM

Lotus finally blooms in Arunachal, 33 PPA MLAs join BJP

After consultation with central party leadership, BJP state president Tapir Gao inducted the chief minister and 32 MLAs in the party.

31 Dec 2016 5:57 PM

Lift limits on cash withdrawals: Rahul put forth demands to Modi before his address

He also demanded the prime minister to deposit Rs 25,000 in the account of one woman in each Below Poverty Line family.

31 Dec 2016 5:17 PM

People's faith in SP will lead to victory in UP elections: Shivpal Yadav

Targeting the Congress, Shivpal assured the thumping foot which their party enjoys in the state.

31 Dec 2016 4:32 PM

Army Chief appointment: Lt Gen Bakshi rules out resignation

Lt Gen Bakshi, the senior-most officer in the Army, recently went on leave after he was superseded by his junior Lt Gen Rawat.

31 Dec 2016 1:54 PM


After meeting with SP cadres, Akhilesh Yadav claims backing of 200 party MLAs

Akhilesh was on Friday expelled from SP by his father after he announced a parallel list of candidates a day before.

31 Dec 2016 1:24 PM

Sasikala Natarajan takes charge as AIADMK chief

Had been with Jaya for party meetings for over 33 years and AIADMK will continue to rule for many years, says Sasikala.

31 Dec 2016 1:18 PM

Demonetisation: Cash crunch making some in Narendra Modi's party anxious

Some MPs said that while they thought Modi's decision was good, its execution had been botched.

31 Dec 2016 12:31 PM

Delhi: Swaraj facilitates child’s examination by AIIMS doctor

The mother had earlier tweeted to the minister seeking help to procure medicines for her daughter.

31 Dec 2016 11:47 AM

India assails Pak for calling RSS, others 'terrorist elements'

Swarup was responding to a query on Pakistan's comments yesterday on Jammu and Kashmir.

31 Dec 2016 11:33 AM


Delhi: School cab helper molests kindergarten girl, arrested

The accused was arrested on the same day the complaint was registered, said police.

31 Dec 2016 11:29 AM

Punjab polls: Votes polled to Cong are for drug dealers, says Kejriwal

The AAP supreme alleged that the party has been looting the state and the people now have a ‘healthy option’ to save the state.

31 Dec 2016 11:09 AM

BHIM app to enable fast, secure cashless payments via mobiles

Users can register their bank account with BHIM, and set a UPI PIN for the account.

31 Dec 2016 10:44 AM

Keeping watch on developments: UP Governor Ram Naik

The comment follows the expulsion of CM Akhilesh Yadav from the party by his father and SP chief Mulayam Singh.

31 Dec 2016 10:42 AM

Bihar: 5 prisoners escape from Buxar Central Jail

Police admitted that security has been breached and said thick fog must have helped them in escaping.

31 Dec 2016 9:54 AM