Role reversal for Congress-BJP as parliament faceoff continues

New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The ongoing battle in parliament appeared to be witnessing a role reversal of sorts between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress with both the parties blaming each other for the stalemate on Friday. [google_ad_728_90_text] Similar to the logjam witnessed during the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government’s […]

Human bomb alert for Modi’s Bihar visit

Patna, July 24 (IANS) A day ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bihar visit, the intelligence agencies have warned of a possible “human bomb attack” on the lines of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination, a top police officer said. [google_ad_728_90_text] Modi is scheduled to visit Patna on Saturday and address a rally in Muzaffarpur. […]

‘As in China, 4G can be a game-changer in India too’

New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) As Indian companies ready themselves to launch and expand their fourth generation (4G) telecom services, industry analysts expect the advent of the technology to prove a game-changer as in China, but also forecast a shakeout that could rattle incumbent players. [google_ad_728_90_text] “TD-LTE (China’s long-term evolution, or 4G standard) has proved […]

After battle of placards, Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

After battle of placards, Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was on Thursday virtually turned into an arena for placard battles between the Congress and the BJP, forcing Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to first adjourn the house till noon and later for the day. [google_ad_728_90_text] The first two days of parliament’s monsoon session, which began on July 21, […]

Maruti Suzuki launches premium showroom range Nexa

New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) To enhance the customers’ retail experience, automobile major Maruti Suzuki on Thursday launched its new premium showroom range Nexa. [google_ad_728_90_text] “Indian market and society are rapidly changing and new segments of customers are emerging. We have to take new initiatives to meet diversifying expectations from our customers,” said Kenichi Ayukawa, […]

10 Indian firms among Forbes Asia Fabulous 50

Washington, July 23 (IANS) With 10 firms, India claims the second-highest number of companies for the fifth year in a row on Forbes Asia Fabulous 50 list again dominated by China with 25 companies. [google_ad_728_90_text] The Fab 50’s brightest star over the decade, India’s HDFC Bank, did not debut until 2006. However, it has now […]

Digitally engaged SMBs reaping more dividends: Report

New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Small and medium businesses (SMBs) in India that use cloud and mobile tools are reaping huge dividends, according to a report released by Deloitte and Google. [google_ad_728_90_text] The report states that moving from offline to an advanced digital engagement could mean revenue growth of up to 27 percent more than […]

Lok Sabha adjourned over Lalit Modi, Vyapam

New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Wednesday following repeated disruptions by the opposition parties over the issues of former IPL chief Lalit Modi and the Vyapam scam. [google_ad_728_90_text] As soon as the house assembled for the day, the opposition started raising slogans against the National Democratic Alliance […]

Surgical operations on along Indo-Myanmar border: Parrikar

New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The intelligence grid has been revitalised along the Indo-Myanmar border and intelligence-based surgical operations are being conducted to neutralise terrorists, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday. [google_ad_728_90_text] In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, the defence minister said the rugged terrain along the Indo-Myanamar border and free movement […]

Delhi serial rapist confesses to killing over 30 children

New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) In revelations that have shocked even the police, serial killer Ravinder Kumar has admitted to raping and murdering more than 30 children in and around Delhi, an officer said on Tuesday. [google_ad_728_90_text] In a confession that has left Deputy Commissioner of Police Vikramjit Singh “deeply shaken”, Kumar confessed to snuffing […]

Mahila Congress activists protest, demand Sushma’s resignation

Mahila Congress activists protest, demand Sushma’s resignation

New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Activists of the All India Mahila Congress on Tuesday held a demonstration here to demand the resignations of union minister Sushma Swaraj and BJP chief ministers Vasundhara Raje and Shivraj Singh Chouhan for alleged impropriety and corruption. [google_ad_728_90_text] Women protesters at the ‘Aakrosh Rally’ organised at the Jantar Mantar in […]