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Ajay Yadav quits Cong, hits out at Kamal Nath

Published on 29-Jul-2016
Nath, who stepped down as Punjab Congress in-charge owing to his controversial role in the 1984 anti-Sikh carnage, was made in-charge of the Haryana Congress by the party high command.

After decades in the Congress, senior Haryana leader and former minister Capt Ajay Yadav abruptly announced his decision....

Indian spared from execution in Indonesia

Published on 29-Jul-2016
Kulwinder Kaur along with her children Manjot and Sukhvir celebrate in Jalandhar the decision to spare her husband Gurdip Singh from being executed in Indonesia. PTI

Indian national Gurdip Singh, who was to be executed in Indonesia following his conviction in a drug smuggling case, has been spared....

Satluj-Yamuna verdict can create furore: Amarinder

Published on 29-Jul-2016
The former chief minister on Friday said as the Supreme Court is dealing with the matter on presidential reference, the order on this issue must be handed out in a sealed envelope. pti file photo

An open court pronouncement on the Satluj-Yamuna Link canal issue could lead to a law and order problem in poll-bound Punjab...

Centre remains non-committal on spl status for Andhra Pradesh

Published on 29-Jul-2016
However, the Union government promised in the Rajya Sabha to hand hold the revenue-deficit state to enable its progress. pti file photo

Despite demands by various political parties, including the ruling NDA ally TDP, the Centre on Friday remained non-committal...

No more talks, hit back at Pak: MP 

Published on 29-Jul-2016
The former home secretary noted that when India began efforts to hold talks with Pakistan, it was hit by the Pathankot attack in return.   image courtesy facebook

BJP MP and former home secretary R K Singh on Friday suggested the government must "hit back" at Pakistan instead of making more efforts....

Govt hopes to pass more bills

Published on 29-Jul-2016
The government floor managers said that socially, educationally and medically important legislation have been lined up for consideration and passage by both the Houses. pti file photo

With the GST logjam set to be broken, the government now sees scope for more legislation to be passed by Parliament...

Govt extends last date for filing tax returns to August 5

Published on 29-Jul-2016
 For J&K, the deadline will be August 31 in view of the ongoing turmoil in the state, he said. Earlier, July 31 was the last date for filing tax returns for 2015-16 (assessment year 2016-17).  dh file photo

The last date for filing income tax returns has been extended to August 5...

Arrears to be paid in Aug salary

Published on 29-Jul-2016
 The increase in salary for the Central government employees under the pay commission is effective from January 1, 2016. dh file photo

In yet another bonanza to the Central government employees, the arrears related to the 7th Pay Commission will be paid in a single instalment....

GST Bill to be tabled in RS next week

Published on 29-Jul-2016
Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the Constitution (122nd Amendment) or GST Bill will be introduced in the Upper House next week. pti file photo

Following the Congress' readiness to support the GST Bill, the Modi government is all set to introduce the tax reform...

Oppn targets govt over rise in attacks on Dalits

Published on 29-Jul-2016
senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge accused the ruling BJP in the state of being involved in the incident. pti file photo

The Opposition on Friday lashed out at the BJP in the Lok Sabha over a recent attack on two Muslim women in Madhya Pradesh...

Photo Gallery
An elephant moves through a waterlogged street after heavy rains in New Delhi on Friday...

An elephant moves through a waterlogged street after heavy rains in New Delhi on Friday...

People catching fish at flooded water due to heavy rain Madiwala Lake over flow...

People catching fish at flooded water due to heavy rain Madiwala Lake over flow...

Rain water flooded on the road at Anugraha Layout 2nd stage, Bilekahalli in Bengaluru...

Rain water flooded on the road at Anugraha Layout 2nd stage, Bilekahalli in Bengaluru...

Workers remove scaffolding from a replica of planet earth after repairs at Science City...

Workers remove scaffolding from a replica of planet earth after repairs at Science City...

Women unload rice grains from a boat to dry in the sunshine in flood affected village Murkata...

Women unload rice grains from a boat to dry in the sunshine in flood affected village Murkata...

Members of Karunada Seene staging protest against Mahadai tribunal verdict at SBM circle...

Members of Karunada Seene staging protest against Mahadai tribunal verdict at SBM circle...

Karnataka Fire & Emergency Service personnel rescuing the people form the flood affected...

Karnataka Fire & Emergency Service personnel rescuing the people form the flood affected...

A boy tries to swim in the flooded water at Kodichikkanhalli area in Bengaluru on Friday...

A boy tries to swim in the flooded water at Kodichikkanhalli area in Bengaluru on Friday...

A young one-horned rhino trying to rise above water on the National Highway from the flooded...

A young one-horned rhino trying to rise above water on the National Highway from the flooded...

A Royal Bengal Tiger in a pool in Kolkata on Friday during International Tiger day...

A Royal Bengal Tiger in a pool in Kolkata on Friday during International Tiger day...

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