01 Oct 2016
New Delhi: Petrol price was on Friday hiked by 36 paise a litre, the third increase in two months, but that of diesel was cut by 7 paise per litre in line with international trends.
19 Dec 2014
Ahmedabad: Around 20 Congress workers including an MLA were on Friday detained by local police at Amreli town in Saurashtra region as a precautionary measure to stop them from staging protests at a government function attended by two state ministers.
26 Jun 2014
New Delhi: Leading industrialist Ratan Tata has said the country needs to support Narendra Modi-led NDA government’s moves to reboot the Indian economy.
11 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Opposition in Rajya Sabha on Thursday slammed the BJP-led government for failing to bailout farmers from an agrarian crisis.Initiating the discussion on the issue in the upper house Thursday, Congress leader Anand Sharma urged government to formulate a national policy to protect the interests of farmers by increasing minimum support price (MSP) and supporting them to increase country's food production.
17 Sep 2016
Lucknow: Signalling a rapprochement, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said he will extend all support to his uncle Shivpal, with whom he was locked in a bitter turf war that spilled out into the open following Shivpal's appointment as SP's state unit president.
16 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Amid the recent fluctuation in global oil prices, state-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) late on Thursday moved in contradictory ways on transport fuels, increasing the price of petrol by 58 paise a litre and decreasing diesel by 31 paise per litre effective from midnight -- both at Delhi, with corresponding changes in other states.
02 Jun 2012
Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday rejected outright the Rs.170 per quintal proposed hike in Minimum Support Price (MSP) of paddy and Rs.800 for cotton.
02 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Firing a fresh salvo at the Centre, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday alleged Lt Governor Najeeb Jung was "stalling" the clearance of minimum wages file "at the behest of Prime Minister NarendraModi", who does not want it implemented in Delhi.
18 Sep 2016
Mumbai: The 17-lender consortium led by State Bank of India has put on sale embattled businessman Vijay Mallya's prime Goa property, the Kingfisher Villa, at a reserve price of Rs 85.29 crore.
13 Sep 2016
Washington: The US respects the unity and territorial integrity of Pakistan and does not support independence for Balochistan, a state department official has said.