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CBI gives clean chit to Tatra for lack of proof

Debunking former Army chief VK Singh’s claim that bribes were offered to him to clear the purchase of all-terrain Tatra trucks, the CBI on Tuesday sought to close the case, giving a clean chit to UK-based company Tatra Sipox (TS) and its CEO Ravinder Rishi  for want of “sufficient evidence” to prosecute them.

Love jihad: Ranchi shooter's husband held

The husband of a national-level shooter who is facing charges of domestic abuse, deceit and exploitation was arrested in Delhi by a joint team of Ranchi and Delhi Police on Tuesday.

Denmark for reviving ties, India wants action

Citing its help in India getting an observer status at the Arctic council last year among other things, Denmark is pushing hard to defreeze the diplomatic ties with India.

Gadkari visit shakes up Islamic Centre

The India Islamic Cultural Centre’s (ICC) move to host Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday sparked a row in the body, with some prominent members slamming his visit and threatening to go to court.

2 dead as poisonous gas leaks in West Bengal

Two women were killed and 50 others affected, 12 of them seriously, when gas leaked from a cylinder in a welding workshop in West Bengal's Burdwan district on Tuesday.

'Excited' Modi takes to Twitter ahead of meeting Abe in Japan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter on Tuesday to flag his upcoming Japan visit, saying he saw the trip as an opportunity to lift ties to a new level and that India and Japan 'could learn a lot from each other'.

UP bypolls: Rajnath Singh's son denied Noida ticket

The BJP overlooked several high-profile claimants as they released a list of contestants for the September 13 bypolls in Uttar Pradesh. BJP pride at stake in UP bypolls

BJP pride at stake in UP bypolls

While the SP is looking to avenge its humiliating loss by winning the by-polls, the BJP wants to do well here to arrest a string of bypoll reverses it has just faced in Uttarakhand and Bihar.

MIM’s Maharashtra foray worries NCP, Congress

The Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) has decided to expand its base and test electoral waters in Maharashtra in alliance with some prominent Dalit and backward caste organisations, a move that has sent alarm bells ringing in the ruling camp.

Finmeccanica barred from future military contracts

India will not allow Finmeccanica to take part in future military tenders till further notice, but ongoing contracts with the Italian defence major will continue.

PM Modi's financial inclusion drive set for 'shock and awe' launch

The official launch of the revamped financial inclusion programme, the Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), on Thursday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be a glitzy affair.

Nitish is heart and soul of JD(U): Bihar CM

Chief minister Jitam Ran Manjhi does not waste time on idle talk. A man of action, he believes, the alliance has marked a political turnaround in Bihar, which will see the state grow.

Poor showing in bypolls fails to dampen BJP’s spirits

BJP’s poor show in recent bye-elections – particularly the setback in Bihar and a washout in Uttarakhand – should have ideally set alarms bells ringing at the party headquarters.

Modi to take who’s who of Indian business to Japan

A high-powered business delegation comprising top industrialists and chiefs of leading Indian companies will accompany Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his first official visit to Japan at the end of this month.

Tamil Nadu registrar of companies held for accepting bribe

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday chased down a senior government official in a high-speed car drama in Chennai and seized Rs. 10 lakh he had allegedly taken as bribe.
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