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New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused former CBI Joint Director A.K.Sharma, who is also a former Gujarat IPS officer, of helping fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya to escape from the country. He said Sharma, who was in the CBI in 2015, was also “in charge of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi’s escape plans”. ALSO …

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday described river Ganga as our “culture, heritage and identity” and urged people to contribute towards cleaning it. “I want to thank the people of Bijnore for working towards cleaning the Ganga,” Modi said while interacting with the people of the Uttar Pradesh district during the launch of the …

New Delhi/Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday launched ‘Swachhata Hi Seva Movement’ with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his NaMo App. “Four years ago, you (Modi) introduced the nation to the Swachh Bharat Mission. I too decided to get involved as a citizen of India. I have been associated with various cleanliness campaigns including the campaign …

Hyderabad: A court in Maharashtra on Thursday issued warrant against Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu in an eight-year-old case relating to his protest over Babli Project. The Dharmabad Magistrate’s Court also issued warrants to Andhra Pradesh Cabinet Minister D. Umamaheshwar Rao and 14 others. They were all directed to appear before …

New Delhi: Former Kingfisher Airlines Chairman and fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Wednesday gave a controversial statement claiming that he had met the Finance Minister before leaving India. When the 62-year-old was asked whether he was ‘tipped-off’ to leave the country in relation to the charges of fraud and money laundering against him, he …

New Delhi: Rafale jets will power the Indian Air Force (IAF) to fight ‘grave threats’ India faces from Pakistan and China, Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa said on Wednesday, strongly batting for the French-made fourth generation aircraft whose purchase has triggered allegations of financial irregularities. The IAF chief said that by acquiring the French fighters, the …

Islamabad: Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday and both the leaders agreed to strengthen the strategic cooperation partnership between the two countries. Wang, who is on a three-day official visit to Pakistan, and Qureshi held a joint press conference at the Foreign Office after having …

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said 8.2 per cent growth registered by the country’s economy is proof that when the policies are correct and the intention is clear, positive outcomes follow. “When the country moves in the right direction and when the intent is clear, then such positive results are seen,” Modi said …