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Accused of Muslim-bias on visa applications, Sushma Swaraj hits back

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today hit back against lesser-known outfit Hindu Jagaran Sangha for accusing her of taking care of visa requests "by Muslims only".

Train young lawyers to understand profession, ethics: CJI to BCI

Chief Justice of India JS Khehar on Friday urged the Bar Council of India to train young lawyers to make them understand the profession and its work ethics.

State In Depth

Sell jalebis if you want to make profit: Manish Sisodia to private schools Sell jalebis if you want to make profit: Manish Sisodia to private schools

Sisodia's comments came following a Delhi High Court order staying the operation of the city government's circular on nursery admission norms regarding private unaided minority schools

Navy may consider German SUT torpedoes for Kalvari submarines

With the Defence Ministry scrapping Finmeccanica's contract for 'Black Shark' torpedoes, the Indian Navy may consider German SUT torpedoes from its existing platform for its Kalvari class submarines as an interim solution.

Non-BJP parties reject Centre's negotiation committee on Mahanadi Non-BJP parties reject Centre's negotiation committee on Mahanadi

All non-BJP political parties including the ruling BJD on Friday rejected the Centre's decision of setting up a negotiation committee to assess the availability and utilisation of waters in the Mahanadi river and its tributaries.

INS Vikramaditya- India's first warship to have ''onboard'' ATM INS Vikramaditya- India's first warship to have ''onboard'' ATM

The warship carries around 1500 naval personnel onboard at a time, which often increased to 2000 when the ship sets sail, which is why the ATM comes as a live saver to the personnel.

India, UAE hold first strategic dialogue

Bilateral trade between India and the UAE stood at about $50 billion in 2015-16.   

PM Narendra Modi laments departments working in silos, settling disputes in courts PM Narendra Modi laments departments working in silos, settling disputes in courts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it was "essential" to understand the work the government was doing, particularly in the context of the changing world.

Pakistan asks India, World Bank to inform it of all future hydel projects

Pakistan on Friday asked India and the World Bank to inform it about all the dams and hydropower projects proposed to be built by India under the Indus Waters Treaty on the western rivers, and not just the two projects under dispute currently.

 Next 'Mann Ki Baat' on January 29, to focus on exams Next 'Mann Ki Baat' on January 29, to focus on exams

The next episode of the monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', to be aired on January 29, will focus on various board and competitive exams, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today and invited students, parents and teachers to share their thoughts and experiences.

December 16 Delhi gangrape convicts move HC against jail term in robbery case December 16 Delhi gangrape convicts move HC against jail term in robbery case

Three of the four death row convicts in the December 16 gangrape and murder case today moved Delhi High Court challenging the 10-year jail term awarded to them by a trial court in a robbery case.

Supreme Court refuses to interfere in CBI chief's appointment

Alok Kumar Verma, the Delhi Police Commissioner, was yesterday appointed as the new CBI Chief.

Supreme Court to hear plea to postpone Union Budget on Jan 23

The Supreme Court on Friday deferred to January 23 the hearing on a plea seeking postponement of Union Budget presentation ahead of the upcoming Assembly polls in five states.

Jan 12 ambush handiwork of NSCN (IM), claims Manipur police

In a press release issued yesterday, the Manipur Police has also refuted the allegation levelled by the outfit that the police personnel were behind the attack.

Rajnath assures action on promulgation of Jallikattu ordinance Rajnath assures action on promulgation of Jallikattu ordinance

The MPs, led by Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai, requested the Home Minister to intervene to ensure promulgation of an ordinance to end the ban on the conduct of Jallikattu.

Local prosecutor becomes first Indian-American judge in Virginia

Shah has served on executive committee and council of Virginia State Bar and also as chair of Diversity Conference of Virginia State Bar.

Filing of nominations for 2nd phase of UP polls begins Filing of nominations for 2nd phase of UP polls begins

Notification for it was issued today itself. The filing of nominations will continue till January 27. Withdrawal of candidature could be done till February 1 and polling will be on February 15.

Tamil techies in Kochi protest against Jallikattu ban Tamil techies in Kochi protest against Jallikattu ban

Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court agreed not to pronounce its verdict on Jallikattu for a week in the wake of largescale protests in Tamil Nadu against the ban on the bull-taming sport.

Objective reading' of Azhar case ensures support: US diplomat Objective reading' of Azhar case ensures support: US diplomat

Verma was, however, optimistic the Donald Trump administration will coordinate with India on the issues.

Jallikattu protest a lesson for Hindutva forces, Uniform Civil Code cannot be "imposed": Asaduddin Owaisi  Jallikattu protest a lesson for Hindutva forces, Uniform Civil Code cannot be "imposed": Asaduddin Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday said the huge protests across Tamil Nadu against the Jallikattu ban are a lesson for the Hindutva forces.

After tricolour doormats, Amazon forced to stop selling Mahatma Gandhi flip-flops After tricolour doormats, Amazon forced to stop selling Mahatma Gandhi flip-flops

We have been in touch with Amazon both in Washington as well as in Delhi and we have had constructive conversations, said MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup.