RBI chief Urijit Patel defends monetary policy

RBI chief Urijit Patel defends monetary policy

The Reserve Bank of India governor Urjit Patel on Saturday defended maintaining tight monetary policy even when retail inflation remained low. Addressing reporters along with finance minister Arun Jaitley by his side after a customary post-Budget meeting, Patel said the central bank’s monetary policy remains forward looking rather than “looking at inflation rates of today […]

Major fire at scrap market in Mumbai, none injured

Major fire at scrap market in Mumbai, none injured

Mumbai: A major fire broke out at a scrap market in suburban Kurla this morning, a fire brigade official said. No casualty has been reported in the incident, he said. “The blaze started at a scrap shop in the market near Ghatkopar-Mankhurd Link Road in Kurla around 6 am and spread to other adjacent galas (shops),” […]

SC questions Delhi govt, DDA over proposed amendments in DMP

SC questions Delhi govt, DDA over proposed amendments in DMP

  New Delhi:The Supreme Court today directed the Delhi government and Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to apprise it whether an environmental impact assessment was conducted before proposing amendments in the Delhi master plan, 2021.A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta also asked DDA, Delhi government and the municipal agencies to file withing […]

Delhi shop fire kills 1

Delhi shop fire kills 1

Karol Bagh (New Delhi) [India], Feb. 10 (ANI: A man died in a major fire that broke out at a garment manufacturing unit in Karol Bagh on Saturday morning.Five fire tenders were at the location to douse the flames.More details are awaited.

PM Modi’s speech in Parliament

PM Modi’s speech in Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi displayed his characteristic political aggression while speaking in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. His speech cites a lot of numbers on pace of road-rail expansion, connecting villages with optical fibres, distribution of LED bulbs, financial inclusion under Jan Dhan Yojna, credit disbursal under MUDRA scheme, electrification statistics, non-performing assets of banks etc. These […]

PM Modi to address community programme in Oman

PM Modi to address community programme in Oman

Muscat [Oman] : One of the major highlights of Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s forthcoming visit to the three Gulf countries will be a historic address at a community programme, in Oman at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex. With Indians making up almost 20 percent of Oman‘s population, there is an immense enthusiasm in the country for the community programme. People […]

My Twitter account has been hacked: Anupam Kher

My Twitter account has been hacked: Anupam Kher

        New Delhi: Veteran actor Anupam Kher today said his Twitter account has been hacked.he 62-year-old actor, who is currently in Los Angeles, said he got to know about the breach from his friends in India and has alerted the microblogging site about the incident. “My Twitter account has been hacked. Just got […]

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant gets extension

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant gets extension

  The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi cleared the extension to Mr Kant.The Modi government granted extension to Niti Aayog’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Amitabh Kant till June 2019. His extension order was issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) on Monday evening. The Appointments Committee […]

Bribery remark: Court issues notice to Kejriwal

Bribery remark: Court issues notice to Kejriwal

Panaj: A local court has issued a notice to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in connection with a case filed against him for his bribery remarks made during Goa Legislative Assembly elections held last year. Judicial Magistrate First Class at Mapusa town, nine kms from here, issued the notice to the AAP leader yesterday and fixed […]