Fire-ravaged Indian Navy submarine sinks, Antony confirms deaths

Fire-ravaged Indian Navy submarine sinks, Antony confirms deaths

Defence minister AK Antony on Wednesday said that he feels sad about the sailors who lost their lives in the fire on an Indian Navy submarine in Mumbai.”I feel sad about those Navy personnel who lost their lives for the country,” Antony told reporters outside Parliament. In a major setback to the Indian Navy, a […]

India Cements cuts capex to Rs 250 crore

India Cements cuts capex to Rs 250 crore

Mumbai:India Cements has cut its capital expenditure plan of Rs 300 crore by Rs 50 crore, company officials said on a recent earnings call. “The company’s current gross debt stands at Rs 3,230 crore and the company doesn’t intend to spend on capacity expansion in fiscal 2014. However, it may look at expansion over the […]

 Food Security Bill in Lok Sabha today, Sonia makes rare speak

 Food Security Bill in Lok Sabha today, Sonia makes rare speak

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi is likely to make a rare speech in Parliament if the government’s flagship Food Security Bill is discussed in the Lok Sabha today.The Bill was tabled in Parliament last week but has not been taken up for discussion due to repeated disruptions. In Tuesday, the opposition BJP targeted the government […]

Parliament likely to counter Pak’s resolution on “India aggression”

Parliament likely to counter Pak’s resolution on “India aggression”

New Delhi: Parliament is likely today to pass a resolution against Pakistan, condemning the recent ambush of five Indian soldiers in Poonch in Kashmir, and a series of violations by Pakistan of the ceasefire along the Line of Control. India’s action today will counter a resolution issued in Islamabad on Tuesday which criticised “the unprovoked aggression […]

INS Sindhurakshak fire, explosion: 18 navymen feared dead

INS Sindhurakshak fire, explosion: 18 navymen feared dead

Mumbai: A huge explosion and fire have destroyed India’s most advanced diesel-electric submarine, the INS Sindhurakshak, which was docked at a high-security military dockyard in Mumbai. About 18 sailors are feared killed in the vessel, which tilted and has sunk nose down. Defence Minister AK Antony confirmed the death of sailors outside Parliament this morning but […]

Centre seeks review of SC judgement disqualifying convicted MPs, MLAs

Centre seeks review of SC judgement disqualifying convicted MPs, MLAs

Newdelhi: The Centre has moved the Supreme Court seeking a relook of two landmark judgements disqualifying convicted MPs and MLAs and debarring arrested persons from contesting polls. The Centre contended that protecting convicted MPs and MLAs from disqualification during pendency of appeal is necessary to protect the House and to ensure that governance is not […]

Noisy scenes over several issues force House adjournment till noon

Noisy scenes over several issues force House adjournment till noon

Newdelhi: Both the Houses of Parliament were adjourned for one hour till noon on different issues. As soon as the Lok Sabha met for the day BJP members raised the issue of violence in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir. Raising the matter, Yogi Adityanath alleged that the state has moved back to 1990 situation, […]