Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday praised Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over his controversial move to ban liquor in the state despite objections from all quarters, calling it a “courageous step”. (PTI) ...

“I appreciate the President’s remarks and it should be taken note by our adversaries who are mindlessly commenting on demonetisation time and again,” BJP leader S. Prakash told ANI. (Reuters) Hailing President ...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar share lighter moments during 350th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Gobind Singh at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on Thursday. (PTI Photo) Prime ...

Kharagpur, West Bengal:  Google CEO Sundar Pichai in an exclusive interview to NDTV said that the company is now using India as a lab for world innovations. Giving away Google's next steps in India, Mr Pichai said the ...

Unlike the Advance Estimates which missed the impact of demonetisation, CEA’s survey is likely to have a better take on the Indian economy. The gross domestic product estimates in the Economic Survey, to be presented ...

Mishra, who is also the Water Minister of Delhi, advised Manoj Tiwari not to use his singing talent to befool people. (PTI) Delhi’s Tourism and Culture Minister Kapil Mishra on Wednesday sought an apology from Delhi ...

A depiction of Bitcoins.     The value of bitcoin surged above $1,100 on Thursday as the digital unit continues a dizzying rise that made it the best-performing currency of 2016. Analysts have suggested a host of ...

New Delhi:  The Reserve Bank is believed to have received deposits close to Rs 15 lakh crore, of estimated Rs 15.4 lakh crore worth junked Rs 500/1,000 currency notes that were in circulation, from the 50-day ...

A combination of ELSS or PPF with a term plan offers better coverage and returns, says Tinesh Bhasin.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Single premium life insurance policies have become popular since demonetisation ...

When asked about the presentation of the Budget in March 2012 after the elections in states, including Uttar Pradesh, he said. (PTI) With rivals opposing presentation of Union Budget before polls, Finance Minister Arun ...

The announcement of a poll schedule for five states was on Wednesday welcomed by all political parties but those opposed to the Bharatiya Janata Party raised objections to the planned Union Budget presentation on ...

A ‘six’ that brought smiles to billion Indian faces. (PTI) In what could be a more shocking decision than the demonetisation declaration to the nation, cricket lovers in India were jaw-dropped in shock and awe when ...

The index that slipped into contraction territory in November remained in that zone as the rupee ban led to the sharpest fall in new business since September 2013. (Reuters) Demonetisation took its toll on the Indian ...

“RBI is either speechless or stunned into silence. The credibility of the central bank further took a hit when PM Modi announced measures on December 31,” he said. Hitting hard at the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), ...

TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay was arrested in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam. (PTI) Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay, who was arrested in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam, on ...

Demonetisation should be judged to have delivered some immediate gain if at least around Rs 2 trillion gets immobilised, says Ashok K Lahiri, former economic advisor to the Government of India. A primary aim of the ...

(Representative image/IE) Chief Election Commissioner Dr Nasim Zaidi today announced the schedule of upcoming Assembly elections in five states — Goa, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. The elections ...

'Mulayam has by design cornered the people's attention back to the party and Akhilesh.''People were only talking of Modi and demonetisation, but now suddenly everybody is talking of Akhilesh and the SP.''My personal ...

Although vigilance proceeding against directors are carried out by the finance ministry, the department proceedings or criminal proceedings against officials are carried out by bank itself. (Reuters) Days after Prime ...

NEW DELHI: Two-wheeler sales, specially those of motorcycles, have taken a beating in the aftermath of demonetisation as demand from the widely cash-based rural market nosedived. Major companies, including Hero ...