Shivaji's kin 'echoes reality' of demonetisation: Shiv Sena

Shivaji’s kin ‘echoes reality’ of demonetisation: Shiv Sena

Mumbai, Nov 28 - The Shiv Sena on Monday endorsed NCP MP Udayan Raje Bhosale's warning that if the post-demonetization fails to improve soon, "people will loot banks"."Demonetisation has angered the...
BJP itself has done 'Bharat Bandh', says Mayawati

BJP itself has done ‘Bharat Bandh’, says Mayawati

New Delhi, Nov 28 - BSP chief Mayawati on Monday accused the BJP of doing a "Bharat Bandh" by demonetising higher currency and said the opposition was not divided over the issue."The...
RBI's cash for wedding rules: Rude jokes on happy occasion

RBI’s cash for wedding rules: Rude jokes on happy occasion

New Delhi, Nov 24 - News of a wedding being called off here on account of the cash crunch following the recent demonetisation of high value currency notes starkly highlights some...
Demonetisation 'plunder' can drag India's GDP by 2%: Manmohan Singh

Demonetisation ‘plunder’ can drag India’s GDP by 2%: Manmohan Singh

New Delhi, Nov 24 - Describing the implementation of the demonetisation drive as "monumental mismanagement" and a case of "organised loot and legalised plunder", former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said...

Areas where concession on use of denotified notes ends at midnight

New Delhi, Nov 24 - Following is a list of areas where the concession to use the denotified Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes for emergency cash needs will cease from the...
Gandhiji kin, ex-NASA scientist Kanu, battles death in penury

Gandhi’s kin, Ex-NASA scientist Kanu Gandhi, battles death in penury

Surat (Gujarat), Nov 4 - Remember that energetic little boy Kanu who led his grandfather, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi -- revered as Mahatma Gandhi worldwide -- holding his stick on the beaches of...
Chhath festival begins in Bihar

Chhath festival begins in Bihar

Patna, Nov 4 .  Festive fervour erupted on the streets of Patna -- and other cities and towns of Bihar -- as celebrations of the state's most popular Chhath festival got underway...

Widows break taboo by celebrating Diwali inside temple

Vrindavan, Oct 28 - Breaking an age-old taboo, about 700 widows celebrated Diwali for the first time in the ancient Gopinath Temple here on Thursday.The initiative to let widows of Vrindavan light...
Tata Sons replaces Cyrus Mistry, Ratan Tata to be interim chairman

Tata Sons replaces Cyrus Mistry, Ratan Tata to be interim chairman

Mumbai, Oct 24 - In a surprise move, industrial conglomerate Tata Sons on Monday replaced Cyrus P. Mistry as its Chairman and named Ratan Tata as the interim chairman of the company.The...
Minor, BSF trooper killed in Pakistan border firing

Minor, BSF trooper killed in Pakistan border firing

Jammu, Oct 24 - An eight-year-old boy and a border trooper were killed and nine others injured in fresh shelling by Pakistan early Monday, damaging at least 50 villages on this side...

Entertainment

Electronic music is very revolting: Muzaffar Ali

Lucknow, Feb 24. Filmmaker-fashion designer Muzaffar Ali believes he has a "global outlook to music", but the director of the classic Bollywood movie "Umrao Jaan"...

History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...