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SC junks pleas seeking court-monitored probe into Rafale deal

New Delhi, Dec. 14 -- The Supreme Court on Friday junked petitions seeking court-monitored probe into the Rafale jet deal saying that there was "nothing questionable" in the decision-making process an... Read More


Deciphering the state elections

Patna, Dec. 14 -- The results of the much-awaited state elections are finally out. By all accounts, it was unexpected that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would be voted out of power in all the three... Read More


Muzaffarpur shelter home demolition begins

Patna, Dec. 14 -- The demolition of the infamous shelter home of Brajesh Thakur in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district began on Thursday, officials said. Thakur is the key accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter ... Read More


Kamal Nath is new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Dec. 14 -- Congress leader Kamal Nath was on Thursday chosen as the new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, heralding Congress rule in the state after 15 years. Kamal Nath, who flew in here lat... Read More


Government to levy fee on ground water use

New Delhi, Dec. 13 -- The government will levy a fee on ground water extraction from June next year to discourage misuse of water by industries and ensure a "more robust ground water regulatory mechan... Read More


End personal attacks on Rahul, LJP and JD-U tell BJP

Patna, Dec. 13 -- The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) and the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) have urged the BJP leadership to stop making personal attacks on Congress President Rahul Gandhi, saying this was one r... Read More


Shaktikanta Das appointed new RBI Governor

New Delhi, Dec. 11 -- The government on Tuesday appointed Shaktikanta Das, who as Economic Affairs Secretary steered the monetary situation post-demonetisation, as the new RBI Governor, a day after Ur... Read More


Two RLSP MLAs oppose Kushwaha decision to quit NDA

Patna, Dec. 10 -- Hours after Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) leader Upendra Kushwaha on Monday quit the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and resigned as a Minister in the Modi government,... Read More


Kushwaha blasts Modi as he quits NDA, government

New Delhi, Dec. 10 -- RLSP leader Upendra Kushwaha on Monday quit the BJP-led NDA and the Modi government, charging Prime Minister Narendra Modi with betraying Bihar and with pursuing an "opaque style... Read More


Urjit Patel quits as RBI Governor, sets off a crisis

Mumbai, Dec. 10 -- Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel resigned on Monday with immediate effect, citing "personal reasons", setting of a major crisis in India's politico-economic sphere, ... Read More