Delhi

This female motorbike force wants to curb crime in India’s ‘rape capital’

Cops in India are revving up their crackdown on sexual harassers — by unleashing a badass all-gal motorcycle squad.<p>The lady cops will start …

India

Indian navy the odd man out in Asia's 'Quad' alliance

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Trump administration is pushing security ties between the United States, India, Japan and Australia, but the revival of the Asian "Quad" must overcome lingering mistrust in New Delhi towards its allies that hampers genuine military cooperation.<p>Joint naval drills have been …

World News

India's Air Pollution Crisis Is Being Blamed On Vehicle Emissions, But They Have Little To Do With It

The air quality in India’s capital of New Delhi might be the best in over a month thanks to some timely rain and winds last weekend that helped to disperse the smog, but the city is still not out of the danger zone.<p>Since the start of November, air quality readings have reached unprecedented levels …

Environment

Bhuvneshwar Kumar set to marry Nupur Nagar, but Shikhar Dhawan has a question

Even though they have been released from national duty, there is no end to banter between Indian cricketers Shikhar Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who …

Shikhar Dhawan

Delhi's off-the-charts smog, explained

Just breathing in Delhi this month was like smoking 50 cigarettes a day.<p>Delhi has earned the unenviable distinction of becoming the most polluted city on Earth this month, as air quality has reached epically bad proportions, prompting some residents to flee.<p>On November 8, pollution surged so high …

Environment

Supreme Court upholds ban on petroleum coke in New Delhi area | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the ban on use of petroleum coke in and around New Delhi as the country battles to clean …

India

Pakistan frees suspected Mumbai attacks mastermind

A Pakistani court Wednesday ordered the release of one of the alleged masterminds of the 2008 Mumbai attacks which killed more than 160 people, after …

Pakistan

Britain to sell 15 billion pounds of RBS shares over five years

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's government will begin the reprivatisation of bailed-out lender Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS.L) by selling 3 billion pounds ($3.98 billion) worth of shares before the end of the 2018-19 fiscal year, according to an official report released on Wednesday.<p>The share sale will …

Economy

The 'train moving in wrong direction' story factually incorrect, says Indian Railways

On Wednesday, the Internet was abuzz with a news story about a train going 160 km in 'wrong direction'. The Railways has trashed the story as …

India

‘By June 2018, you will be able to see Smart Cities’

<i>Two and a half months ago, in a surprise appointment, a former Indian Foreign Service officer was made Minister of State (Independent Charge) of</i> …

India

Automobile firm makes presentation on electric buses to Gahlot

New Delhi, Nov 22 (PTI) A week after the Delhi government announced that it would procure e-buses, representatives of a leading automobile …

New Delhi

Padmavati controversy: CPM says no artistic production is safe from Hindutva brigade

<b>New Delhi</b>: The way the film <i>Padmavati</i> is being pilloried and the director and the main actor threatened with beheading shows how mob rule has become …

India

UPDATE 1-India's North American coal imports may surge on domestic shortage

* Coal imports seen rising further amid fears ban may expand<p>* Cement firms scrambling for U.S. coal - executive<p>* Petcoke ban in and around New Delhi …

Coal

India Farmers Protest May Bring Challenges to Modi Before Polls

Thousands of farmers protested in India’s capital, demanding better prices for their crops and relief from high debts, underscoring the challenges …

Business

EPFO relaxes norms for pensioners to file life certificates

The facility of submitting Jeevan Parmann is available at all EPFO offices, pension disbursing banks and common service centres. Photo: Pradeep …

New Delhi

Cabinet approves India's membership for EBRD

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved India's membership for European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a move which will …

Business (India)

Winter Session of Parliament to begin on 15 December, a day after Gujarat Assembly election concludes

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Centre is contemplating convening the Winter Session of Parliament from December 15, a day after the second phase of the Gujarat …

India

Govt to bring in ordinance for changes in insolvency law

New Delhi, Nov 22 (PTI) The government will come out with an ordinance to make certain amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, Corporate …

Arun Jaitley

India Utility Sees $25 Billion Up for Grabs on Modi Power Plan

India’s largest transmission utility is shifting its focus to projects within states, where it expects a government plan to provide electricity to …

Business

Google Doodle celebrates Rukhmabai on her 153rd birth anniversary

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |<p>Rukhmabai Raut was married to Dadaji Bhikaji without her consent as child marriage was a common practice at those …

Indian History

UPDATE 1-StanChart close to selling real estate principal finance unit to Actis -sources

(Adds details, background)<p>NEW DELHI/HONG KONG, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Standard Chartered STAN.L is close to selling its real estate principal finance …

Finance

PokerBaazi to Host MoneyMaker 2.0: Largest Online Poker

Tournament(Attn.editors: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PRNewswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the …

Online Poker

Delhi belongs to every citizen of India, not only to those residing in National Capital: Centre to Supreme Court

<b>New Delhi:</b> The national capital belongs to all citizens of India and not just to those residing in Delhi, the Centre told the Supreme Court on …

India

25 times airlines in India got into serious trouble

1/25<p>IndiGo received a lot of flak after a video went viral on social media, which showed the airline's ground staff entering into a scuffle with a …

Aviation

Delhi air quality 'near severe' after stubble burning in Punjab increases; EPCA warns smog may return from 25 November

<b>New Delhi</b>: The air quality in Delhi and NCR worsened further on Tuesday due to an increase in stubble burning in neighboring Punjab and Haryana …

Pollution

Ready To Supply Euro-VI Fuel To Delhi From April, Says IOC

Meeting Delhi's requirement of BS-VI grade petrol and diesel will not be a problem

India

Crude oil futures spurt to Rs 3,746 per barrel

Crude oil futures rose sharply by 1.85 per cent to Rs 3,746 per barrel today as speculators raised their bets amid a firm trend overseas. At the …

Oil

Cabinet approves amendments to India's insolvency and bankruptcy code | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s cabinet on Wednesday approved amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, the finance minister said, changes that …

India

Govt to examine Rs5 lakh tax exemption proposal for pensioners

New Delhi, Nov 22 (PTI) The finance ministry has informed Congress MP Shashi Tharoor that his suggestion to increase the tax exemption limit for …

India

New Delhi failed to engage with sentiments in Kashmir: Farooq Abdullah

<b>Srinagar:</b> Opposition National Conference (NC) president and former Chief Minister, Farooq Abdullah, on Tuesday said that successive governments at …

India