Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu is “on the brink” of losing his voice after 17 days of critical election campaigning and has been advised “complete rest” for three to five days by doctors, the government said Thursday. Punjab’s local government, tourism, and cultural affairs minister, who has affected his vocal cords, has left an undisclosed …

France To Tax Digital Giants From 2019, Says Finance Minister

Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Thursday stated France will tax digital giants at a national level from 2019 if European Union states cannot reach an agreement on a tax on digital revenues for the bloc. EU finance ministers detained to agree on a tax on digital revenues on Tuesday, despite the last minute Franco-German …

West Bengal govt denies permission to Amit Shah’s rath yatra

The West Bengal government has rejected permission to BJP president Amit Shah’s rath yatra from Coochbehar, Attorney General Kishore Dutta informed Calcutta High Court on Thursday. The BJP moved the high court yesterday saying that the West Bengal administration and the police were not responding to its applications seeking permission to take out three rallies …

IRCTC Indian Railways Train 18

Train 18, India’s first engine less-train, also became the fastest train in India when crossed the 180 kilometers per hour (kmph) mark during a trial run in the Kota-SawaiMadhopur section. It outran Gatimaan Express which held the record of being the fastest train in the country plying at 160 kmph.  “Train 18 breached the 180 …

Congress Stands Rock Solid Behind 'Mama' Christian

The Congress is trying to save Christian Michel, the said middleman in the AgustaWestland chopper deal, the BJP alleged today — a day after a youth Congress leader represented him in court. Alleging that all three lawyers representing Michel were from the Congress, the BJP stated a “full surveillance” has been launched on him by …

Bulandshahr violenc

The Shiv Sena Thursday hit out at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over violence in Bulandshahr, stating that he is busy renaming cities but has failed to address the basic issues in his state. Soldiers and policemen do not have any religion. As same as, those in power should only focus on fulfilling their …

Christian Michel In Delh

Christian Michel, the said middleman in the AgustaWestland chopper deal extradited by Dubai, will be produced before a Delhi court today. He was transferred to New Delhi in a special aircraft late Tuesday night and was taken to the CBI headquarters, where was questioned through the night. India is investigating charges that the British national …

Vijay Mallya Offers To

Five days before a UK court’s verdict on whether Vijay Mallya can be extradited, the fugitive businessman, who is being investigated for fraud and money-laundering, appealed to several Indian banks to accept his offer to pay back 100 percent of the principal loan amount he owes them. In a web of tweets, the liquor baron …

US Gives Russia A 60-Day Ultimatum To Comply With Nuclear Treaty

The United States delivered Russia a 60-day ultimatum on Tuesday to come clean about what Washington stated is a violation of a arms control treaty that keeps missiles out of Europe. NATO allies led by Germany pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a meeting in Brussels to give diplomacy one last chance before …

Karnataka

A day after an audio clip came fresh charges of attempts by BJP to topple the HD Kumaraswamy ministry, the state Congress Tuesday said it would lodge a police complaint about the matter while asserting all MLAs of the party and its ruling partner JDS was with the government. “On behalf of the KPCC, we …

CBI vs CBI

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will listen to the plea filed by CBI Director Alok Verma challenging the government’s order divesting him from his duties and sending him on leave in the eye of graft allegations against him. Verma and his deputy, CBI special director Rakesh Asthana, were sent on leave by the Centre after …

India's Most Powerful Satellite,

Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO’s GSAT-11 satellite also called the “Big Bird ” was successfully launched into space today from the French spaceport of Kourou in South America. The satellite, launched at 2.07 am (IST), will help grant satellite-based internet to remote places where cable-based internet cannot reach. The satellite, weighing 5,854 kg, is …