RBI Governor Urjit Patel resigns, stuns markets

RBI Governor Urjit Patel resigns, stuns markets

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel arrives to attend a news conference after a monetary policy review in Mumbai, India, December 5, 2018. (REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/Files)     MUMBAI, December 10 (Reuters):  Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel resigned for “personal reasons” on Monday, a decision analysts linked to intense pressure […]

UK court orders Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya to be extradited on fraud charges

UK court orders Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya to be extradited on fraud charges

Force India co-owner, Vijay Mallya, talks outside Westminster Magistrates, in central London, Britain June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Files   LONDON , December 10(Reuters) – Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya should be extradited from Britain to India to face fraud charges resulting from the collapse of his defunct Kingfisher Airlines, a London court ruled on Monday.   […]

India-China military drill will have positive impact on ties: Beijing

Beijing, December 10 (IANS) The two-week long India-China military exercise in Chengdu city will have a positive impact on bilateral ties, an official said here on Monday.   The world’s largest standing armies, which hurled stones at each other at their disputed border and faced-off for 73 days in Doklam, jointly kicked off a counter-terrorism […]

Kushwaha blasts Modi as he quits NDA, government

New Delhi, December 10 (IANS) RLSP leader Upendra Kushwaha on Monday quit the BJP-led NDA and the Modi government, charging Prime Minister Narendra Modi with betraying Bihar and with pursuing an “opaque style of functioning and non-democratic leadership style”.   Kushwaha, who is the second BJP ally to quit the Modi government after the Telugu […]

Assembly election results could halt Prime Minister Modi’s winning streak

Assembly election results could halt Prime Minister Modi’s winning streak

A woman holds her child as she casts her vote a polling station during state assembly elections at Kanhmun village, in the northeastern state of Mizoram, November 28, 2018. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey/Files   NEW DELHI, December 10 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi is staring at election losses in big heartland states, polls show, suggesting that […]

Amarinder sees bigger design of Pak Army in Kartarpur affair

Chandigarh, December 9 (IANS) Dubbing the whole affair initiated by Pakistan on the Kartarpur corridor as a “bigger conspiracy” hatched by the Pakistan Army, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said the hostile neighbour is trying to revive militancy in Punjab but it will not be allowed to succeed.   Citing that Pakistan Army chief […]

Not part of any coalition or in alliance with any political party: AAP

New Delhi, December 9 (IANS) The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is maintaining its distance from the Congress while being aggressive in its anti-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stance, appears to have still not decided whether or not to do business with main opposition party in parliament in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.   Senior […]

Pakistani LeT commander, Kashmiri militants killed in J&K

Srinagar, December 9 (IANS) A Pakistani commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terror outfit and two Kashmiri militants were killed by the Indian forces in an 18-hour-long gun battle that ended on Sunday here in the outskirts of the Jammu and Kashmir capital, police said.   The exact identity of the slain militants was being ascertained. […]

‘Won’t hesitate from another surgical strike if need arises’

Dehradun, December 9 (PTI) Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Devraj Anbu has said the security forces would not hesitate to launch another surgical strike against terrorists if the need to do so arises.   “The surgical strike on militant launchpads across the border was a show of strength by our armed forces and […]

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