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BJP uses electricity bills, Kejriwal’s strength against him

New Delhi, July 11 | Arvind Kejriwal may have come to power riding on his popular free electricity scheme in Delhi up to 200...

Shiv Sena, BJP ideologies don’t sync, says Pawar (Ld)

Mumbai, July 11 | In a significant statement, Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar has said that he does not believe that the ideology...

Ghislane Maxwell may be freed on bail over COVID-19 fears

New York, July 11 | Lawyers of Ghislane Maxwell have said the British socialite, who was arrested on July 2 in accusation of assisting...

UK PM urges people to return to work

London, July 11 | UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged people living in the country to return to work if they can, signalling...

Chirag backs Tejashwi over no polls during corona times

By Manoj PathakPatna, July 11 | Speculation is rife in Bihar after Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan supported Rashtriya Janata Dal's (RJD)...

All Delhi state varsity exams cancelled: Manish Sisodia

New Delhi, July 11 | The Delhi government on Saturday decided to cancel all the examinations in the state universities in view of the...

Internal bickering in Raj Congress out in open

By Archana Sharma Jaipur, July 11 | The fight raging within the Rajasthan Congress is once again out in the open as the SOG (Special...

Rahul takes jibe on Modi with one word ‘asatyagrahi’

New Delhi, July 11 | Former Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his claim...

Promote solar energy in building projects: V-P to architects

New Delhi, July 11 | Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called upon the architects of the country to adopt green architecture and...

California to free 8,000 inmates over pandemic fears

San Francisco, July 11 | The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) announced that as many as 8,000 inmates locked in the state'...

Foundation laid for Rs 426 cr steel bridges in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, July 11 | Under Strategic Road Development Programme (SRDP) aimed at easing traffic congestion in Hyderabad, foundation stone was laid on Saturday for...

Trump downplays chances of new China trade deal

Washington, July 11 | US President Donald Trump has downplayed chances of a new China trade deal as he slammed the Asian giants handling...

2 more Cong MLAs test positive; party office shut in B’luru

Bengaluru, July 11 | Two more Karnataka Congress legislators tested Covid-19 positive, while the party's state unit office in the city has been shut...

Trump commutes long-time aide’s jail sentence

Washington, July 11 | US President Donald Trump commuted the jail sentence of long-time aide Roger Stone after the former campaign adviser was sentenced...

Mask-wearing key to US economic recovery: Fed official

Washington, July 11 | Mask-wearing will be key to ensuring a faster US economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior Federal Reserve official...

Oppn calls for criminal probe into Trudeau’s ties to charity

Ottawa, July 11 | Canada's opposition Conservative Party has called for a criminal investigation into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to hand almost a...

Polish Prez, rival tied in final poll before run-off

Warsaw, July 11 | Incumbent Polish President Andrzej Duda and his rival, opposition-backed candidate Rafal Trzaskowski, were tied in a final poll ahead of...

TN CM asks Centre to fly 40 fishermen stranded in Iran

Chennai, July 11 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palanniswami has urged the central government to arrange for the repatriation by air of 40...

UNSC fails to extend authorization for aid access to Syria

United Nations, July 11 | The UN Security Council (UNSC) has failed on its third attempt this week to extend its authorization for the...

MVA govt is a success, I am no remote control: Pawar

Mumbai, July 11 | Giving full marks to the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra as a "successful experiment", Nationalist Congress Party President...

Singapore’s ruling party wins general elections

Singapore, July 11 | Singapore's ruling People's Action Party (PAP) has won the city-state's general elections, garnering 83 of the total 93 parliamentary seats,...

First prayers in Hagia Sophia on July 24: Erdogan (Ld)

Istanbul, July 11 | The first prayers at Istanbul's Hagia Sophia, a 1,500 year old Unesco World Heritage site which has now been converted...

Agra folks feel relieved at good riddance of Vikas Dubey

Agra, July 11 | Contrary to views expressed by human rights groups and the opposition leaders, the general public here has expressed a sense...

Netherlands to bring Russia before human rights court over MH17 downing

The Hague, July 11 | The Dutch government has decided to bring Russia before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) "for its role...

Rocket attack on Baghdad Green Zone foiled

Baghdad, July 11 | Iraqi security forces announced that it foiled a Katyusha rocket attack targeting the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad.The troops...

Iran warns if foreign role in n-facility ‘blast’ proven

Tehran, July 11 | Iran's Foreign Ministry has warned that there will be consequences if it is proven that foreign elements were involved in...

Texas governor warns of another economic shutdown due to COVID-19 spike

Houston, July 11 | Texas Governor Greg Abbott warned of another economic shutdown if the fast spread of COVID-19 is not contained."The worst is...

Trump postpones campaign rally in New Hampshire, citing tropical storm Fay

Washington, July 11 | US President Donald Trump has postponed a campaign rally scheduled for New Hampshire on Saturday, the White House said, citing...

Two-thirds of US adults disapprove of Trump’s COVID-19 handling

Washington, July 11 | Two-thirds of American adults, or 67 per cent, said they disapprove of President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus, the...

Pompeo, German FM discuss economic recovery, Libya

Washington, July 11 | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed economic recovery and Libya issue in a phone conversation with German Foreign Minister...

US “disappointed” by Turkey’s decision on Hagia Sophia

Washington, July 11 | The United States said that it was "disappointed" by the Turkish government's decision of changing Istanbul's iconic Hagia Sophia museum...

Putin discusses Ukraine, Libya affairs with Security Council

Moscow, July 11 | Russian President Vladimir Putin held an online conference with the country's Security Council, mainly to discuss developments in Ukraine and...

EU president revises recovery plan to address concerns

Brussels, July 11 | European Council President Charles Michel presented a revised proposal that includes a minor reduction to the European Union's (EU) seven-year...

Turkey turns iconic Istanbul museum into mosque

Istanbul, July 11 | The world-famous Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul - originally founded as a cathedral - has been turned back into a...

China refutes US unwarranted comments on its cooperation with WHO

Beijing, July 11 | A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said since the United States has already declared withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO),...

France urges Israel to drop West Bank annexation plan

Paris, July 11 | French President Emmanuel Macron has asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to drop any plan to annex parts of the...

Italy conducts successful test on Venice MOSE flood barrier

Rome, July 11 | Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte presided over the key test of the MOSE flood barrier system in Venice, where rising...

Air India ends services of trainee cabin crew citing aviation scenario

New Delhi, July 11 | Citing the current dismal aviation scenario, Air India is terminating the services of trainee cabin crew and cabin crew...

AIIMS JPNATC MS replaced after report on journo’s death filed

New Delhi, July 11 | Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan ordered immediate replacement of Medical Superintendent of AIIMS Jai Prakash...

Congress leader refutes Modi govt claim on Rewa solar plant

Bengaluru, July 11 | Congress' Karnataka President D.K. Shivakumar on Friday refuted the Central government's claim that the 750 MW ultra mega solar power...

Tomar assures full support to states for agri-infra development

New Delhi, July 11 | Union Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday assured full support to the states from the...

Swamy backs UP govt on Dubey encounter, calls it ‘self-defence’

New Delhi, July 10 | After concerted attack by the opposition parties, with terming the Vikas Dubey encounter as ‘cover up, BJP MP Subramanian...

7 ministers to monitor Covid-hit red zones in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, July 10 | Seven Karnataka ministers, who are ruling BJP legislators from Bengaluru, have been made in-charge of the seven Covid red zones...

TN further relaxes lockdown restrictions for IT, ITES units

Chennai, July 10 | The Tamil Nadu government on Friday further relaxed the Covid-19 lockdown conditions for Information Technology (IT) and IT Enabled Services...

SC notice to Centre, Assam on plea opposing delimitation

New Delhi July 10 | The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from Centre and Assam government on a plea by the state's...

Punjab challenges high court judgement on school fees

Chandigarh, July 10 | The Punjab government on Friday challenged the judgment of the high court relating to payment of school fees for the...

After 5 years, Maha state discom to finally delegate powers

Mumbai, July 10 | In a significant development aimed at executing key projects, Maharashtra Energy Minister Nitin Raut on Friday ordered the Maharashtra State...

Sitharaman, Irani vie for BJP parliamentary board posts

By Navneet MishraNew Delhi, July 10 | With the impending formation of the new national team of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), several leaders...

Sonia calls virtual meet of Cong MPs on Saturday

New Delhi, July 10 | Interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi has called a meeting of Lok Sabha MPs to discuss issues facing the nation.Congress...

Telangana High Court temporarily stays secretariat demolition

Hyderabad, July 10 | In a jolt to the Telangana government, the Telangana High Court on Friday temporarily stayed the demolition of existing secretariat...

Business

Range-bound: Rupee caught between higher inflows, swelling reserves

By Rohit VaidMumbai, July 11 | The Indian rupee has been caught in a flux of higher FDI inflows and swelling foreign exchange reserves,...