India

Mumbai: Liquor baron Vijay Mallya has faced a huge setback as the Enforcement Directorate has seized his company’s total assets worth Rs 1,411 crore. Mallya, who is London, has not presented himself despite EDs repeatedly sent notices.  How many properties were confiscated-? UB Towers Limited in Bangalore is seized. Remaining properties were from Mumbai and …

Washington: The World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim, on Saturday, heaped praises on dream scheme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi– Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna. He stated that the strong visionary leadership of PM Modi has resulted in extraordinary effort by India on financial inclusion of its people. What the World Bank Chief said: “This is …

New Delhi: The Delhi police have claimed that raw footage found in the controversial February 9incident of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) where anti-India slogans were raised, was found authentic by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) forensic lab. The footage of the event was obtained from a Hindi news channel. It was later, sent to …

Bengaluru: In yet another dictate by a private school, a kindergarten student was allegedly expelled out of the school because he sported a ponytail. St Vincent Pallotti School on June 6 expelled Vishnu BM for keeping a pony. Principal Fr Paul D’Souza told him that rules did not allow boys to sport ponytails. “We requested …

New Delhi: Five persons were awarded with lifer by a court in Delhi in connection with the rape case of a Danish woman, on Friday. Nine people including three minors were arrested for the crime. The Danish woman was raped while on her way to hotel in Delhi’s Paharganj area when she approached people for …

Washington: The United States has warned Pakistan against its land being used by the terrorists for planning g attacks in India. After Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the US congress, said that terrorism is being ‘incubated in India’s neighbourhood’, the US has asked Pakistan to ensure that its territory is not used for planning …

Mumbai: The judgement on Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging the decision to ban the entry of women in the sanctum sanctorum of the historic Haji Ali Dargah, will be pronounced, by the Mumbai Court, on June 28. The petition was filed by a local Raju More against the ban on entry of women inside the sanctum …

Ranchi: The Jharkhand government has ordered to unchain tribal legend Birsa Munda’s statues ‘with immediate effect’.  About 116 years after he died, Jharkhand Chief Minister, Raghubar Das, has ordered that all statues in the state that show Munda in chains be replaced with those that show him to be free. “The statue depicting Birsa Munda …