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Nirav Modi-owned artworks auctioned by Income tax department for Rs 55 crore

Of the gross proceeds, the department will get a net of Rs 54.84 crore, with the rest being the commission to the auction house Saffronart and the buyers’ premium. (ANI) The income tax department Tuesday evening auctioned the artworks owned by the absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi, who fled the country after duping state-run lender PNB […]

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Who is Tejasvi Surya? 28-year-old lawyer, BJP’s surprise pick for prestigious Bengaluru South seat

Surya’s uncle Ravi Subramanya is a three-time BJP MLA from Basavanagudi Assembly seat. (Photo/ANI) Lok Sabha Election 2019: Tejasvi Surya is Bharatiya Janata Party’s surprise pick to contest the Lok Sabha election from the prestigious Bengaluru South seat. Late Union Minister Ananthkumar, who passed away in November last year, represented Bengaluru South constituency six times […]

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Madras HC upholds Puducherry MLA’s disqualification after conviction in disproportionate assets case

The Madras High Court has upheld the disqualification of All India NR Congress MLA Ashok Anand by the Puducherry Assembly Speaker following his conviction in a disproportionate assets case. A division bench comprising Justice R Subbiah and Justice Krishnan Ramaswamy dismissed a petition by Anand challenging his disqualification through an order by the Speaker on […]

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Madras HC upholds Puducherry MLA’s disqualification after conviction in disproportionate assets case

The Madras High Court has upheld the disqualification of All India NR Congress MLA Ashok Anand by the Puducherry Assembly Speaker following his conviction in a disproportionate assets case. A division bench comprising Justice R Subbiah and Justice Krishnan Ramaswamy dismissed a petition by Anand challenging his disqualification through an order by the Speaker on […]

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Lok Sabha election LIVE: Arun Jaitley says Rahul Gandhi’s minimum income promise a ‘bluff announcement’

Lok Sabha chunav: BJP is seeking second term in office under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi Lok Sabha chunav: Campaigning is in full swing for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. All the political parties have fielded their star campaigners to seek public support for their candidates. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi is yet to […]

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SC seeks CBI report in 2007 DA case against Mulayam Singh, Akhilesh Yadav

The bench was hearing a fresh application by Congress leader Vishwanath Chaturvedi who had sought a direction to the probe agency to apprise the court of the status of the investigation in the assets case. (File photo) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the CBI to file a status report on the disproportionate assets case […]

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SC seeks CBI report in 2007 DA case against Mulayam Singh, Akhilesh Yadav

The bench was hearing a fresh application by Congress leader Vishwanath Chaturvedi who had sought a direction to the probe agency to apprise the court of the status of the investigation in the assets case. (File photo) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the CBI to file a status report on the disproportionate assets case […]

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JNU VC M Jagadesh Kumar accuses students of forcibly entering his residence, confining his wife inside

Seven students have been on a hunger strike since last week in protest against the online system of entrance exam that will be implemented from this academic session. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar alleged on Monday that the varsity students forcibly entered his house and confined his wife inside for several hours. […]

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Rahul Gandhi’s minimum income guarantee scheme is a bluff: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley said that the Congress gave many slogans and very little resources to implement them to the people of India. (File) Hours after Rahul Gandhi announced minimum income guarantee scheme for poor, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday slammed the Congress saying no political party has betrayed India for more than seven decades other than the […]

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AIIMS fire fallout: Trauma centre suspends admissions, may remain affected for a month

Several surgeries scheduled for Monday were postponed due to the non-functional OT, sources said. Admission of patients to the emergency department of the AIIMS Trauma Centre here, the biggest such facility in the country, is likely to be suspended for over a month after Sunday’s blaze rendered the operation theatre complex non-functional, hospital sources said […]

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