Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said inflation has been brought under control in the past one year but global economy and agrarian situation as well as domestic investments pose challenge to the Indian economy.
The Prime Minister-led selection committees could not arrive at a decision on the appointment of chiefs of Central Information Commission (CIC) and Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) at a meeting held here Saturday. There will be another meeting on the issue shortly, official sources said.
Three persons were killed and 39 others were injured when a bus collided with an oil tanker on NH-6 in Jhargram district of West Bengal on Saturday.
Five coaches and the engine of a passenger train derailed in Kokrajhar district of Assam in the early hours today, seriously injuring its engine driver and causing minor injuries to some passengers.
A 34-year-old Indian-origin man has been jailed for six months for taking upskirt videos of nearly 60 women in public places, a media report said Saturday.
With the Congress party dissociating itself from the revival of the anti-Maoist Salwa Judum campaign and the BJP government in Chhattisgarh yet to take a stand on it, the move to relaunch the second phase of the movement in strife-torn Bastar has been dropped.
Parrikar arrived in Jammu on Saturday to review the overall security situation in the region and visit some forward areas on the Line of Control (LoC).Parrikar had on Friday visited the Siachen Glacier and addressed soldiers
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AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa returned as Tamil Nadu’s chief minister for the fifth time on Saturday, making a comeback nearly eight months after she resigned following her conviction in a corruption case.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Bangladesh on June 6 and 7, during which the two countries will scale up security, defence and connectivity ties and likely seal the Teesta water-sharing pact.
Nearly 10 months after the top post in two key watchdogs became vacant, the Prime Minister-headed selection committee will meet on Saturday to select the chief information commissioner (CIC) and the central vigilance commissioner (CVC).
The Opposition forced a Rajya Sabha panel on Friday to give in to its demand for fresh consultations with states on the goods and services tax (GST) bill, a move that may delay the government’s push to do away with overlapping state and central levies.
The Law Commission on Friday recommended that divorced parents be given joint custody of minor children, a move aimed at doing away with gender bias in India’s custody laws that favour the father.
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Friday said the settlement of the border issue is critical for India-China ties. Speaking at the annual KF Rustamji lecture of the Border Security Force (BSF), Doval, who leads the Indian side at the talks with China, called for a larger plan to resolve all ticklish matters with India’s northern neighbour.
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