A Special CBI court on January 6, awarded three and a half years of imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs five lakh on former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad in a case related to the fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.4 crore from the Deoghar treasury.The court of special CBI judge Shivpal Singh announced the punishment to Yadav under Sections 120B (criminal conspiracy) 420 (cheating, dishonestly),
The United States and South Korea completed the first round of talks on reviewing a bilateral trade deal on January 5, with Washington saying there was "much work to do" to reach a new agreement.
The publication of the first draft of National Register of Citizens in Assam figured prominently in the Lok Sabha on January 14, with Trinamool Congress members alleging that the entire exercise was being carried out as part of a "conspiracy" to drive out Bengalis from the state.
In an effort to strengthen Navy and Indian Air Force (IAF), Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on January 2, cleared two procurement proposals worth of Rs 1714 crore.
The Opposition attacked the BJP governments both in the state and at the Centre, saying that they had failed to control the situation in Maharashtra.
The Triple Talaq Bill introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 28, proposes a law that renders 'void and illegal' any pronouncement of instantaneous talaq by a person either by ‘’spoken words or in electronic form’’, which includes phone call, SMS and e-mail.
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) today successfully test fired indigenously developed an Advanced Area Defence (AAD) interceptor missile from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast.
The first trilateral China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Minister’s dialogue is being held in the Capital of China which will discuss development, connectivity, security and counter-terrorism.
Afghanistan would participate in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor that Beijing wants to extend to the country, Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani said as he met his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi here on Tuesday.
Kapil Sibal described the verdict as ‘a moral victory’ for Congress
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has decided to keep Yemen’s main Hodeidah port open for a month, the coalition said on Wednesday, despite a ballistic missile attack by the Iran-aligned Houthis towards the Saudi capital Riyadh.
The coalition, which controls Yemen’s airspace and access to its ports, last month blocked all entry points to Yemen after a similar missile attack on Riyadh’s international airport.
Saudi authorities had said that both missiles were intercepted without causing any casualties.
Cooperation between China and the United States will lead to a win-win outcome for both sides, but confrontation will result in mutual losses, China said on Tuesday, after the United States branded it a competitor seeking to challenge U.S. power.