The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday cleared a proposal to levy a 2 per cent 'cow welfare cess' on the excise department, an official said.
Bank defaulters like Mehul Choksi, Vijay Mallya, Mehul Chosi will be soon land in Indian jails, PM Narendra Modi assured countrymen on New Year. He told ANI in an interview that the government is using all means, including diplomatic channels, to ensure that fugitives are back in the country to face the law.
The 2019 Lok Sabha elections will be a "public versus coalition" contest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday while ridiculing the alliance proposed to be formed by anti-BJP parties.
Police have arrested a man, accused of attacking Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh with an axe during the December 3 violence in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district over alleged cow slaughter, officials said on Tuesday.
The Congress on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying his interview was full of rhetoric and there was no mention of ground realities or any concern for promises made by him to the people. Hitting back, the BJP said that Congress is working overtime to negate the positive message of the PM's comments.
Announcing his formal entry into politics, critically-acclaimed actor Prakash Raj on Tuesday said he will contest as an independent candidate in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
: India would welcome as many as 69,944 babies on New Year's Day, the highest in the world, the UNICEF said Tuesday. India would be followed by China which would welcome 44,940 babies, the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund said in a report. In Nigeria, 25,685 babies will be born, it added.
A 15-year-old girl was allegedly killed by some unidentified persons in west Delhi's Khyala area, police said Tuesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the Congress is trying to throw muck on him even though the party has nothing to prove him wrong. In an exclusive interview to ANI, Prime Minister Modi said that those levelling allegations on him are actually weakening the Indian security forces. He added that in spite of allegations from the Congress in the Rafale deal, he will continue to expedite the procurement process in defence so that country's security is not compromised.
Urjit Patel stepped down as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor because of personal reasons and had been telling the Prime Minister for some time about his decision to resign, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.