Why didn’t Congress raise Modi’s corruption in 2013: Kejriwal

[Ranchi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s supporters wearing mask protest against Delhi chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in Ranchi on Thursday. /PTI] New Delhi, Dec 22 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday demanded to know why the Congress did not rake up corruption charges against then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in 2013. This could […]

Key Indian equity indices plunge during afternoon session

Mumbai, Dec 22 : The key Indian equity market indices that opened flat on Thursday plunged into red during the afternoon session due to heavy selling by retail investors. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was trading 84.65 points or 1.05 percent down at 7,976.65 points. The Sensex of the BSE, […]

Sri Lankan PM prays at Tirumala temple

[Tirupati: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe with wife Maitree, being presented with a frame at Lord Venkateswara temple by TTD Chairman Chadalawada Krishnamurthy at Tirumala, Tirupati on Thursday. /PTI] Tirupati, Dec 22 : Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday offered prayers at the Lord Venkateshwara temple at Tirumala here. Accompanied by his […]

After corruption charge, Modi mocks at Rahul

Varanasi: A day after Rahul Gandhi hurled corruption allegations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday made fun of him, asking where was the “earthquake” the Congress leader had threatened. “There is a youth leader in the Congress who has just learnt to speak. I am glad that he (Gandhi) has started to speak now. “In […]

ED arrests hawala trader Paras Lodha from Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 22 : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday said that it arrested hawala trader Paras Mal Lodha here for converting over Rs 25 crore in old notes linked to businessman J. Shekhar Reddy and lawyer Rohit Tandon into new currency. The Kolkata-based businessman was arrested on Wednesday night after hours of questioning […]

Cause of deadly Mexico fireworks blasts still unknown

By Natalie Schachar and Noe Torres TULTEPEC, Mexico, Dec 22 : Forensic investigators scoured the charred remains of a fireworks market outside Mexico City for clues to what caused a series of massive blasts that killed at least 32 people, the third fiery accident there in 11 years. Dozens of people were injured in Tuesday’s […]