Government (India)

Mohali: Taxi driver held for ‘overcharging, misbehaving’ with IAS officer

The complainant is the same IAS officer who had levelled allegations of sexual harassment against a senior colleague officer of Haryana in May this …

Sexual Harassment

India regulator threatens to ban iPhones from carrier networks over resistance to anti-spam app

Last weekend, a report suggested that Apple had sold fewer than 1 million iPhones in India so far this year. Now, it appears that iPhone sales numbers are just one of the company’s worries in the country…<p>The India Telecom Regulatory Authority, or TRAI, has introduced a new revision to its policy …

Technology (India)

Why is the WTO facing challenges?

What is the problem?<p>Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu last week stated that India does not subsidise its exports to the rest of the world. The …

Economics

Naidu justifies anti-Modi stance, says justice for Andhra his top priority

"Andhra Pradesh is feeling betrayed. Andhra people feel hurt and wounded at all the unkept promises" , says Naidu

India

India: Mob lynches Muslim man accused of cow smuggling

Police say a man suspected of smuggling cows has been killed by a mob in northwestern India. Attacks by so-called "cow vigilantes" targeting …

India

Sri Lanka India's special, trusted partner: Modi

New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday described Sri Lanka as India's special and trusted friend in South Asia and the …

India

How Indo-Korean Ties Can Enhance the Economy of Both Countries

India is a potential market for start-ups and is witnessing a surge in Korean companies investing in the Indian market<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Recently, South Korean …

South Korea

Pro-Zakir Naik lobby attacks Malaysian Minister who backed extradition, stages massive protest in a Masjid

Hack:<p>Members from Muslim non-governmental organisations staged a massive protest against Malaysian Minister after he demanded the extradition of …

India News

Peshawar HC rejects Hamid Ansari's petition who crossed border to be in Pakistan

In a major set back, the Peshawar High Court has rejected Hamid Ansari's petition asking for his punishment of three years to be set against the time …

Pakistan

Enforcement Directorate files complaint from SBI in Kanishk Gold case

By Express News Service<p>CHENNAI: The Enforcement Directorate has filed a prosecution complaint against the managing director of Kanishk Gold, Bhoopesh …

Business (India)

‘No-trust motion was only to portray injustice done to A.P.’

The objective behind tabling the no-confidence motion against the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre, despite the fact that it enjoyed majority in …

India

BJP to move privilege motion against Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha

Hack:<p>After Rahul Gandhi led the Congress charge against PM Modi government, the BJP has decided to move privilege motion in the Lok Sabha against …

India

WhatsApp to Limit Message Forwarding After Rumor-Led Violence in India

Messaging service’s restrictions seek to slow the flow of misinformation<p>By<p>Krishna Pokharel<p>NEW DELHI—Facebook Inc.’s WhatsApp messaging service is making it harder for users world-wide to forward content, after the spread of rumors on the app led to mob violence and the killing of more than 20 …

Messaging

After Rahul Gandhi’s claims, France says India is bound to protect classified details on Rafale deal

The Congress president told Parliament on Friday that the French president told him there was no secrecy pact between Paris and New Delhi.<p>France on …

India

In a first, heavy rains force cremation on tyres in Kota

Two incidents have been reported in the Ramganj Mandi area of Kota, where the deceased could not get a crematorium for the funeral. In one case, due …

Finance Commission

Another effort in the fight against fake news: WhatsApp tries to stop messages from going viral

WhatsApp is taking its most dramatic step yet to cut down on fake news.<p>The app is testing a new feature that places limits on how many times a single …

Internet

CEA Arvind Subramanian's BS lecture: If This Were the First Finance Commission

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian's presentation from the Business Standard lecture, 'If This Were The First Finance Commission'

Finance Commission

Maharashtra may hold re-election in local polls where NOTA got maximum votes

Municipal bodies in Maharashtra may soon be asked to hold re-elections in constituencies where most voters choose None of the Above (NOTA) option in …

India

Tamil Nadu getting step-motherly treatment from Centre: AIADMK

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Terming the relation between Centre and states like that of a mother and child, AIADMK's parliamentary party leader P …

India

Gujarat to seek higher share of central taxes under 15th Finance Commission

The state government will press for a higher share in central taxes during the upcoming four-day visit of the 15th Finance Commission starting on …

India

WhatsApp makes changes to service in India following lynchings

After a series of grizzly mob lynchings, Facebook-owned messaging platform WhatsApp announced that it would begin curbing the number of times an …

Gear & Gadgets

Rajnath Singh Slams ‘Hindu Pakistan’ Rhetoric During His #NoConfidenceMotion Speech

Singh began his speech with a reference to Rajiv Gandhi’s “Hum Do Hamare Do”

India

Court To Consider Enforcement Directorate's Charge Sheet In Chopper Scam

The Enforcement Directorate said they have recorded unimpeachable evidence supporting allegations against all accused persons.<p><b>New Delhi:</b><p>A Delhi court …

Corruption

15th Finance Commission may need to work like it's the first: Subramanian

CEA suggests four separate 'pots' for tax sharing

Finance Commission

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday.<p><b>1. Google is quietly working on a successor to Android, nicknamed Project Fuchsia.</b> According to Bloomberg, the new operating system is intended to overcome the limitations of Android, and could be rolled out in the next three years.<p><b>2.</b> …

Donald Trump

Major changes effected in top- level bureaucracy in Jaipur

With a major bureaucratic reshuffle of 30 IAS officers, the government has changed heads of three civic agencies entrusted with the tasks of …

India

30 IAS, 75 IPS officers transferred, redesignated in Rajasthan

Portfolio of top three IAS officers -- Rajhans Upadhyay, Rajeeva Swarup and Pawan Kumar Goyal -- was alleviated, according to an official order …

India

Daily News Podcast: RBI to issue new Rs 100 note in lavender colour : Bulletin

<b>RBI to issue new Rs 100 note in lavender colour</b><p>After giving Rs 500, Rs 50 denomination notes a makeover, the Reserve Bank of India has come up with …

Business (India)

Commissioner dismisses complaint against political consulting firm, orders Green Party to report contribution

While a “significant amount of money” was spent by an out-of-state political consulting firm to gather enough signatures to qualify the Montana Green …

Green Party

Retired IAS officer takes the government to court over lateral entry move

<b>Former MSME secretary has alleged the decision will lead to ‘favouritism’ and may be exploited by ‘profit-driven’ business houses.</b><p><b>New Delhi:</b> A former …

India News