No plan to extend December 30 deadline for old notes: Government

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 17:52

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The government is not considering extending the December 30 deadline for depositing the demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, whose demonetisation was announced on Novemeber 8, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.


Mamata calls Modi a dictator

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 17:50

Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a dictator.


Flock rolls out new features for 'quiet' conversation

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 17:12

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Flock, a team messenger for businesses, on Tuesday rolled out two new features -- "Pinned" conversation and "Mute" -- to help professionals prioritise conversations and cut the unwanted "noise".


Fresh lease of life for IBSA

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 16:58

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The India, Brazil, South Africa (IBSA) grouping seems to have got a fresh lease of life with the launch of a fellowship programme by an Indian think-tank with support from the Ministry of External Affairs.


Government bulldozing bills in Lok Sabha: Congress

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 16:54

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday accused the Narendra Modi government of "bulldozing bills" in the Lok Sabha on the strength of their numbers, and called the situation an "undeclared emergency".


Rajya Sabha adjourned for day as opposition keeps up protests

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 16:50

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Proceedings in the Rajya Sabha were repeatedly disrupted on Tuesday and the house eventually adjourned for the day as the opposition insisted on the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleging that the upper house of parliament was sought to be bypassed.


No impact of demonetisation on railways: Suresh Prabhu

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 16:28

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has said the demonetisation move will eventually help improve the country's tax administration and stressed the Railways was not adversely impacted by it in any manner.


Centre not allowing Delhi government to work: AAP

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 16:22

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Flaying the Centre for shunting out Delhi Chief Secretary K.K. Sharma, the AAP on Tuesday accused it of creating circumstances which don't let the AAP government to work in the capital.


Two arrested for trying to loot ATM

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 16:16

Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) Two people were arrested for allegedly trying to loot an ATM outlet here early on Tuesday, police said.


Lok Sabha passes income tax amendment bill amid din

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 16:16

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed by a voice vote a bill to amend the income tax laws to facilitate levy of 60 per cent tax on undisclosed income or investment or cash credit deposited in banks after the November 8 demonetisation.


Three soldiers, five militants killed in two Jammu attacks (Evening Lead)

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 16:12

Jammu, Nov 29 (IANS) Suicide bombers carrying guns and grenades stormed a military base near Jammu on Tuesday, triggering a fierce pre-dawn gunfight that left three soldiers and two attackers dead, officials said. Three more militants died in another shootout near the International Border with Pakistan.