India, Indonesia upgrade water ties

India and Indonesia on Wednesday upgraded their strategic partnership to a "comprehensive strategic partnership" with an enhanced component on maritime cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region.
Our Special Correspondent May 31, 2018 00:00 IST

CBI summons Chidambaram in bribe case

The CBI on Wednesday issued summons to senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram in connection with the INX Media bribery case in which his son Karti had been arrested earlier.
Our Special Correspondent May 31, 2018 00:00 IST

Normal monsoon with small east deficit

A big wave lashes the seawall during sunset in Kochi, Kerala, on Wednesday.
May 31, 2018 00:00 IST

Account seize glare over excess school fees

Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Arvind Kejriwal government seeking its response on why the bank accounts of 575 unaided private schools in the national capital should not be attached for failing to refund excess fees to the tune of Rs 750 crore.
Our Legal Correspondent May 31, 2018 00:00 IST

AAP cries foul over CBI raid on minister

The CBI raided the premises of an AAP minister and four public works department officials on Wednesday in a two-year-old complaint by Delhi's vigilance department on hiring of a "creative team" for the PWD from a security agency - allegedly bypassing norms.
Our Special Correspondent May 31, 2018 00:00 IST

Human-shield major in fake ID spot

The army officer who was at the centre of a human-shield controversy in Kashmir had befriended a girl on Facebook under a fake identity, police have said.
MUZAFFAR RAINA May 31, 2018 00:00 IST

Reliance cloud on Iran oil

Reliance Industries, owner of the world's biggest refining complex, plans to halt oil imports from Iran, two sources familiar with the matter have said, in a sign that new US sanctions were forcing buyers to shun oil purchases from Tehran.
Reuters May 31, 2018 00:00 IST

Moustache humiliation

A 23-year-old man from an OBC community in Gujarat's Banaskantha district has alleged that Rajputs had forced him to "shave off" his moustache for adding a "Sinh" to his name in the invitation cards for a programme.
PTI May 31, 2018 00:00 IST

Banking services impacted as PSU staff go on 2-day strike against 2% salary hike

Banking activities in public sector banks across the country have been interrupted as employees went on a two-day nation-wide strike against the meagre 2 per cent salary hike offered by the management. 
May 30, 2018 13:14 IST

Chidambaram moves court for protection from arrest in Aircel-Maxis case

Former Union minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday moved a Delhi court seeking protection from arrest in the Aircel Maxis money laundering case.
May 30, 2018 12:29 IST

Petrol, diesel price cut revised to 1 paisa a litre

The reduction in petrol and diesel prices was on Wednesday revised to 1 paisa a litre respectively, with state-owned oil companies blaming clerical error for previously announcing a cut of up to 60 paise. 
May 30, 2018 12:05 IST


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