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JNU students baton-charged on way to Raisina Hill

JNU students baton-charged on way to Raisina Hill

Rediff.com37 minutes ago

The students have been protesting against hostel fee hike. They had sought appointment with the Prez.

Jaipur theatres stop screening Panipat

Jaipur theatres stop screening Panipat

Rediff.com41 minutes ago

A controversy has erupted over the portrayal of the Jat king of Bharatpur in the movie.

Citizenship bill in line with India's centuries-old ethos: Modi

Citizenship bill in line with India's centuries-old ethos: Modi

Rediff.com1 hour ago

The Lok Sabha passed the Bill with 311 votes in favour and 80 against it a little past midnight.

Midnight clearance for citizenship bill with 311 votes in favour

Midnight clearance for citizenship bill with 311 votes in favour

Rediff.com1 hour ago

A 7-hr debate was held over the contentious bill. Oppn amendments rejected.

No one should fear in Modi's India: Shah replies to Oppn

No one should fear in Modi's India: Shah replies to Oppn

Rediff.com1 hour ago

Here's what the home minister said in reply to the debate on citizenship amendment bill.

Sonia spends quiet 73rd birthday; wishes pour in

Sonia spends quiet 73rd birthday; wishes pour in

Rediff.com2 hours ago

Gandhi had decided not to celebrate her birthday because of rape incidents and assaults on women in the country.

Paramilitary troops to soon don Khadi uniform: KVIC

Paramilitary troops to soon don Khadi uniform: KVIC

Rediff.com2 hours ago

The MHA has instructed to DGs of forces to use village industry products in their canteens.

HC refuses to order Aadhaar-social media link

HC refuses to order Aadhaar-social media link

Rediff.com2 hours ago

The HC said it would lead to data of genuine account holders going 'unnecessarily' to foreign countries.

SC allows construction activities in Delhi-NCR from 6 am to 6 pm

SC allows construction activities in Delhi-NCR from 6 am to 6 pm

Rediff.com2 hours ago

With CPCB saying that the air quality is not severe now, the SC partially lifted its ban.

Mutual Funds' asset base hits all time high of Rs 27 lakh crore

Mutual Funds' asset base hits all time high of Rs 27 lakh crore

Rediff.com2 hours ago

The 44-player industry logged assets under management of Rs 26.33 lakh crore in October-end, as compared to Rs 27.04 lakh crore by November end, representing a growth of 3 per cent. Among debt-oriented schemes, overnight funds received flows worth about Rs 20,650 crore, the highest among the fixed-income segment last month.

Govt gets more time to reply on plea for Uniform Civil Code

Govt gets more time to reply on plea for Uniform Civil Code

Rediff.com2 hours ago

The Centre pleaded in HC that it is waiting for responses from various states over UCC.

SAG 2019: Rampaging India closes in on 300-medal mark

SAG 2019: Rampaging India closes in on 300-medal mark

Rediff.com2 hours ago

India clinched 42 medals, including 27 gold, on the penultimate day of competitions to inch closer to 300-mark as they look set to finish on top spot for the 13th time on the trot in the South Asian Games, in Kathmandu, on Monday. India has topped every edition of the South Asian Games since its inception in 1984.

Not a single person will lose citizenship due to NRC, CAB: Mamata

Not a single person will lose citizenship due to NRC, CAB: Mamata

Rediff.com2 hours ago

As CAB was tabled in Lok Sabha, West Bengal CM said she will never allow NRC in the state.

Chanda Kochhar's termination case: HC seeks RBI's reply

Chanda Kochhar's termination case: HC seeks RBI's reply

Rediff.com3 hours ago

Chanda Kochhar, the high-profile ex-banker had on November 30 moved the Bombay high court challenging "termination" of her employment by ICICI Bank which also denied her remuneration and clawed back all the bonuses and stock options between April 2009 and March 2018 for her alleged role in granting out of turn loans worth Rs 3,250 crore to the Videocon Group which benefitted her husband Deepak Kochhar. A division Bench of justices Ranjit More and SP Tavade allowed her to implead RBI and directed the apex bank to file its reply by December 16.

Indian, French navies to carry out joint patrolling in Indian Ocean Region

Indian, French navies to carry out joint patrolling in Indian Ocean Region

Rediff.com3 hours ago

French naval commander expresses concern over China expanding its maritime influence in the region.

Indian football: Jamshedpur steal a point from Chennaiyin

Indian football: Jamshedpur steal a point from Chennaiyin

Rediff.com3 hours ago

Here is a round-up of results from the ISL and I-League matches played on Monday

Soccer Extras: Rapinoe wins Sports Illustrated's top prize

Soccer Extras: Rapinoe wins Sports Illustrated's top prize

Rediff.com3 hours ago

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field

The urban-rural culture clash

The urban-rural culture clash

Rediff.com4 hours ago

Urban lives are the opposite of rural ones, especially when it comes to evenings out, says Kishore Singh.

Owaisi tears copy citizenship bill in Lok Sabha

Owaisi tears copy citizenship bill in Lok Sabha

Rediff.com4 hours ago

Owaisi alleged the bill was worse than the discriminatory laws brought by Hitler in Germany.

Ayodhya: Hindu Mahasabha seeks review of 5-acre plot to Muslims

Ayodhya: Hindu Mahasabha seeks review of 5-acre plot to Muslims

Rediff.com4 hours ago

While, Mahasabha plea seeks 'limited review' of the verdict, another review plea has been filed by activists.

Jharkhand polls: CRPF unit alleges 'animal-like' treatment

Jharkhand polls: CRPF unit alleges 'animal-like' treatment

Rediff.com4 hours ago

A company commander has written to authorities that the troops were given drinking water from water canons.

NSE cautions investors over PoA with stock brokers

NSE cautions investors over PoA with stock brokers

Rediff.com5 hours ago

Against the backdrop of Karvy crisis where securities worth Rs 2,300 crore of more than 95,000 clients were transferred into its account, NSE has asked investors to register for online applications provided by depositories for online delivery of securities as an alternative to PoA.

NADA picks actor Suniel Shetty to be brand ambassador

NADA picks actor Suniel Shetty to be brand ambassador

Rediff.com5 hours ago

The National Anti Doping Agency reckons that Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty's reach is far more than Indian sportspersons.

Ranji roundup: Shaw back with a bang; Uthappa hits ton

Ranji roundup: Shaw back with a bang; Uthappa hits ton

Rediff.com5 hours ago

Mumbai opener Prithvi Shaw, who had played his first game in first class cricket after serving a eight-month ban for doping, smashed a quick 66 off 62 balls against Baroda. A round-up of Day 1 of the Ranji Trophy matches played on Monday.

Meet India's 10 richest realty tycoons

Meet India's 10 richest realty tycoons

Rediff.com5 hours ago

Hurun Report and GROHE India named Lodha Developers' M P Lodha and family as India's richest real estate entrepreneur with a wealth of Rs 31,960 crore, followed by DLF's vice chairman Rajiv Singh and Embassy group founder Jitendra Virwani in the second and third position respectively. Total wealth of top 100 Indians in the real estate sector stood at Rs 2,77,080 crore -- up 17 per cent against 2018. While Mumbai accounted for six of the top 10 and 37 of the 100 names, Delhi and Bengaluru had 19 residents each who featured on the list. Smita V Crishna of Godrej Properties featured as the richest woman.

YSRCP, JD-U support Citizenship Bill

YSRCP, JD-U support Citizenship Bill

Rediff.com5 hours ago

Russia banned from Olympics, FIFA World Cup

Russia banned from Olympics, FIFA World Cup

Rediff.com5 hours ago

Russia was banned from the world's top sporting events for four years on Monday, a period that includes the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, for tampering with doping-related laboratory data. The World Anti-Doping Agency concluded that Moscow had tampered with laboratory data by planting fake evidence and deleting files linked to positive doping tests that could have helped identify drug cheats.

Solomon would have been proud of Ayodhya verdict

Solomon would have been proud of Ayodhya verdict

Rediff.com5 hours ago

The Ayodhya judgment of November 9 draws on both the polytheism of Hinduism and the modern rule of law, says Deepak Lal.

Did 'Howdy Modi' really help India?

Did 'Howdy Modi' really help India?

Rediff.com6 hours ago

The Howdy Modi put a dagger into the heart of the 'bipartisan consensus' in the US regarding the relations with (Modi's) India, points out Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.

Bizarre! Snake stops play in Ranji Trophy match

Bizarre! Snake stops play in Ranji Trophy match

Rediff.com6 hours ago

In a bizarre incident, the start of a Ranji Trophy match between Vidarbha and Andhra on Monday was delayed by a few minutes after a snake entered the ground in Vijaywada.

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