Jaya death anniversary

Jaya death anniversary

          Chennai;  Former AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa was today remembered on her first death anniversary with party veterans K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam leading workers in paying tributes to ‘Amma’ at her mausoleum here. Clad in black shirts, AIADMK coordinator Pannneerselvam and co-coordinator Palaniswami led a silent march of party functionaries including […]

Vijay Mallya to return to UK court as extradition trial begins today, CBI team to attend

Vijay Mallya to return to UK court as extradition trial begins today, CBI team to attend

   London: Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya, out on a 650,000-pound bail bond following his arrest by Scotland Yard over fraud and money laundering charges earlier this year, will return to Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London on Monday (4 December) as his extradition trial begins. The 61-year-old businessman, who has been in self-imposed exile in […]

Vijay Mallya to return to UK court as extradition trial begins

Vijay Mallya to return to UK court as extradition trial begins

London ; Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya, out on a 650,000-pound bail bond following his arrest by Scotland Yard over fraud and money laundering charges earlier this year, will return to Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London tomorrow as his extradition trial begins. The 61-year-old businessman, who has been in self-imposed exile in the UK since March […]

Dhinakaran files nomination for RK Nagar by-polls

Dhinakaran files nomination for RK Nagar by-polls

Chennai : Sidelined All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader TTV Dhinakaran on Friday filed his nomination for the RK Nagar by-polls and said that they will “teach a lesson to their opponents” in the upcoming elections. Also, speaking about the ‘two-leaves’ symbol, Dhinakaran said, “Whatever symbol we get, we will accept it and teach lesson to our opponents in […]

SC tells office holders to refrain from commenting on Padmavati

SC tells office holders to refrain from commenting on Padmavati

New Delhi; The Supreme Court today took strong exception to statements made by persons holding high offices against the film “Padmavati”, saying the remarks were tantamount to pre-judging the movie which is yet to be certified by the Censor Board. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra dismissed the fresh petition that had sought an […]

Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj assures medical visa to another Pakistani child

Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj assures medical visa to another Pakistani child

Even as Pakistan had accused India of “politicising” humanitarian issues, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday assured a medical visa to a five-year-old Pakistani child seeking urgent open heart surgery. “I am sorry, the child is suffering so much. We will issue the visa immediately,” Sushma Swaraj tweeted after a request by a doctor […]

Rajasthan govt’s new diktat makes National Anthem mandatory in hostels: ‘Practice will instill patriotism’

Rajasthan govt’s new diktat makes National Anthem mandatory in hostels: ‘Practice will instill patriotism’

In a bid to to evoke a spirit of patriotism among the children, Rajasthan government has issued a directive asking students in government hostels to recite the National Anthem at 7 am every day along with the assembly prayers, according to media reports. The notice issued by state’s Social Justice and OBC, SC and ST students […]

US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka arrives in Hyderabad

US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka arrives in Hyderabad

          New Delhi:Ivanka Trump, the advisor and daughter of US President Donald Trump, on Tuesday arrived in Hyderabad to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit co-hosted by India and America.Amid tight security, she was welcomed by Indian ambassador to US Navtej Sarna and US ambassador to India Kenneth Juster with other senior officials […]

bank employees on strike; services hit

bank employees on strike; services hit

New Delhi: Normal banking operations have been hit as public sector bank employees went on a one-day nationwide strike Tuesday to protest against the government’s proposed consolidation move, besides raising other demands. Services like deposits and withdrawal at bank branches, cheque clearance, NEFT and RTGS transactions are affected. However, operations at private lenders such as […]

Modi calls SC ruling on triple talaq ‘historic’

Modi calls SC ruling on triple talaq ‘historic’

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hailed as “historic” the Supreme Court ruling on triple talaq and said it grants equality to Muslim women. “Judgment … is historic. It grants equality to Muslim women and is a powerful measure for women empowerment,” Modi tweeted. The Supreme Court by a 3:2 majority judgment held […]