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Adityanath, 2 deputy CMs take oath as MLCs

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday took oath as member of the state Legislative Council, meeting the mandatory six-month deadline to get elected to either house......

UN imposes fresh sanctions on North Korea

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously passed a United States-drafted resolution that imposes strongest sanctions ever on North Korea, with measures targeting its last remaining major......

North Korea is begging for war, says US at UNSC

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Monday said at the UN Security Council that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is "begging for war," with the latest nuclear test that......

UN Security Council imposes tougher sanctions on North Korea

The United Nations Security Council unanimously backed a United States-drafted resolution to strengthen sanctions on North Korean exports in response to Pyongyang's intercontinental ballistic......

At UN Human Rights Council, India says it's secular, has no State religion

India on Thursday said it is a secular state with no state religion and safeguarding the rights of minorities forms an essential core of its polity, as it came under criticism from Pakistan over......

GST fitment done, stage set for rollout on July 1, says Gangwar

Following up from the meeting of the Goods and Services Tax council on May 18 and 19, Minister of State for Finance Santosh Gangwar said the stage is now set for the scheduled rollout of the GST......

GST council clears draft compensation bill

Inching towards rolling out of GST, the GST Council on Saturday approved a law to compensate states for any loss of revenue from the implementation of the new national sales tax but deferred......

RBI's powers over banks: Ex-governor Rangarajan weighs in

‘So far as supervision is concerned, there are enough powers but to take action on public sector banks, consultation with the government is needed.’ C Rangarajan, former head of the......

Who will regulate the regulators?

It would be a good idea to create independent oversight committees for each regulatory institution and indeed, even for their appellate bodies, says A K Bhattacharya. Illustration: Dominic......

India stares at trade war as Trump readies reciprocal tax

$5-billion worth of pharma exports would be in a tough place if tariffs are revised upwards. Trump signed two proclamations that levied 25% tariff on steel and 10% on aluminium. Illustration:......

'Till yesterday, you were glowing in your exalted place like a queen'

'The very fact that she survived her migration to Bollywood, where many young lives have been sacrificed or abandoned to the streets, bears testimony to her grit, determination and good fortune,'......

FIFA lifts ban on Iraq hosting international football games

FIFA president Gianni Infantino announced the ban's lifting on stadiums in Basra, Karbala and Erbil at the FIFA Council Meeting in Bogota on Friday. IMAGE: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.......

VAR will be used at Russia World Cup, says FIFA

FIFA later said in a statement that, where matches went to extra-time, teams would be allowed a fourth substitute. Video assistant referees (VARs) will be used at the World Cup for the first time......

Philander makes comments against Smith, then retracts

Vernon Philander has turned the heat up another notch in South Africa's acrimonious series against Australia by saying visiting captain Steve Smith could have avoided an incident that resulted in......

Cricket Buzz: ICC refuses to recognise USACA events involving India

  IMAGE: Team India in a huddle. Photograph: BCCI The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday refused to give recognition to two bilateral series being planned by the expelled United......

Status Report: COA seeks removal of BCCI office-bearers

The two-member COA comprising Vinod Rai and Diana Edulji have recommended election for fresh set of office-bearers by removing acting president CK Khanna, acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary and......
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