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HC seeks Raut's reply on Kangana's plea over demolitionRediff.com6 minutes ago
The Bombay high court on Thursday asked Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut to file a reply to actor Kangana Ranaut's petition against the demolition of a part of her bungalow in Mumbai, and said it will start final hearing from Friday.
CBI, not NCB, should probe drugs case: Rhea to HCRediff.com42 minutes ago
Their counsel Satish Maneshinde told the HC that the drugs case, in which Rhea and Showik are accused and currently in jail, should have been transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing Rajput's death, by the NCB.
Bengal cabinet offers stipend, housing to priests, Rs 50k to Pujo panelsRediff.com1 hour ago
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had last week announced the scheme, and said many priests were reeling under financial crisis and her government was doling out sops to support them. "The Cabinet has given its nod to the 'Rajya Purohit Kalyan Prokolpo' which the chief minister had announced a few days ago," state home secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay said at the secretariat.
Nehru's policies, Ayodhya issue out of Assam Class 12 syllabusRediff.com1 hour ago
The chapters were dropped by the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) for the 2020-21 session, as part of the 30 per cent reduction of the syllabus, keeping in mind the loss of academic schedule that the students had to face because of the pandemic.
CSK ponder Dhoni's batting order; Delhi fret on Ashwin's injuryRediff.com2 hours ago
Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni batted at number seven against , promoting the likes of Sam Curran, Jadhav and Ruturaj Gaikwad ahead of himself but the ploy backfired badly
States may now spend up to 50% of disaster funds to fight CovidRediff.com2 hours ago
The move came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi told chief ministers of the seven worst affected states on Wednesday that his government has increased the states' limit to spend the SDRF to boost infrastructure to fight the pandemic.
Sensex blues: Investors lose Rs 11.3 lakh cr in 6 daysRediff.com2 hours ago
Falling for the sixth straight session, the BSE Sensex plunged 1,114.82 points or 2.96 per cent to close at 36,553.60 on Thursday, tracking a heavy selloff in global markets. The market capitalisation of BSE-listed companies stood at Rs 1,48,76,217.22 crore, down by Rs 11,31,815.5 crore in six sessions. Since September 16, the 30-share BSE benchmark index has fallen by 2,749.25 points.
Sensex plunges 1,115 points; tech, bank stocks bleedRediff.com2 hours ago
IndusInd Bank was the top laggard, tumbling over 7 per cent, followed by Bajaj Finance, M&M, Tech Mahindra, TCS and Tata Steel.
NPAs under Mudra scheme rise to 5% for public sector banksRediff.com2 hours ago
Former RBI governors Urjit Patel and Raghuram Rajan have also expressed worry about the Mudra scheme, particularly government's target-setting practice and the rising bad loans.
Justice for Sushant mustn't eclipse other issues of Bihar: CongRediff.com2 hours ago
Addressing a press conference in Patna, All India Congress Committee general secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala said the party would like the Central Bureau of Investigation to complete its inquiry in three months and favoured setting up of a special court to facilitate expeditious trial.
Each farmer is likely to get cash fertiliser subsidy of Rs 5,000 per yearRediff.com2 hours ago
The government's main rate setting panel suggested that this be done in two tranches of Rs 2,500 each in the kharif and rabi seasons.
'You were one of a kind, Deano'Rediff.com2 hours ago
'Speechless with the tragic news of the passing of my great mate and beloved cricketing man'
'Dean Jones was amazing; he was vomiting and scoring runs'Rediff.com2 hours ago
Chetan Sharma salutes the memory of Dean Jones.
When Deano spoke to RediffRediff.com3 hours ago
'India's strength is batting and it is under attack right now. It is time to stand up and be counted.'
Veteran nuclear scientist Sekhar Basu dies of Covid-19Rediff.com3 hours ago
Veteran atomic scientist and former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission Dr Sekhar Basu succumbed to Covid-19 early on Thursday at a private hospital in Koklata, a health department official said. He breathed his last just three days after turning 68.
Govt plans to relieve border troops from internal security dutiesRediff.com3 hours ago
According to the proposal, the MHA is working on a new 'model' where the burden of internal security duties, including conduct of elections, will be largely borne by the country's largest paramilitary force, the CRPF.
#FitIndiaMovement: What PM Modi discussed with KohliRediff.com3 hours ago
PM Modi was keen to know what is Yo-Yo test and asked if Kohli also has to pass it or he gets spared?
Dom's Take: The Art of DistractionRediff.com3 hours ago
Dominic Xavier is puzzled by the timing of the NCB summons to Bollywood's reigning empress.
'We had breakfast together, I am in shock'Rediff.com3 hours ago
Dean Jones, who was doing commentary for the ongoing IPL for official broadcasters Star Sports, suffered a massive heart attack in Mumbai.
Why India LOVES ModiRediff.com4 hours ago
We love a leader who oozes authority and firmness, notes Virendra Kapoor.
Former Aus cricketer Dean Jones deadRediff.com4 hours ago
Jones was one of the great ambassadors of the game associating himself with the development of cricket across South Asia.
Eknath Shinde 13th Maha minister to test Covid positiveRediff.com4 hours ago
Shinde attended the state cabinet meeting earlier this week. He is the 13th state minister to be infected by the disease.
How the BJP is making inroads into two Telugu statesRediff.com4 hours ago
In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, the BJP is looking to fill the Opposition slot and not aspire to occupy pole position.
Like Sunny Leone's STUNNING EYES?Rediff.com4 hours ago
Bollywood stars get glamorous on Instagram.
'Sports events can be held without vaccines'Rediff.com4 hours ago
The Tokyo Olympics were postponed from 2020 to 2021 due to the coronavirus. The pandemic has continued to spread, casting a shadow over the viability of hosting the Games next year.
Ankita bows out of French Open qualifiersRediff.com4 hours ago
Ankita's defeat means that no Indian will compete in the singles main draw of the clay court Grand Slam.
'Fault lies not with bureaucrats, but with the system'Rediff.com5 hours ago
'The skills and abilities of civil servants are still respected, even though they become whipping boys when things go wrong.'
Coronavirus may have mutated, potentially evolving: StudyRediff.com5 hours ago
'Wearing masks, washing our hands, all those things are barriers to transmissibility, or contagion, but as the virus becomes more contagious it statistically is better at getting around those barriers'
When Yash met MahiRediff.com5 hours ago
When MSD looked at the 18 year old, Yash greeted The Master with a shy Namaste.
MP minister apologises after saying he never wears maskRediff.com5 hours ago
'My statement over wearing a mask appears to be a violation of the law. It wasn't in line with the sentiments of the PM'
More Indians have died of covid than all our wars togetherRediff.com5 hours ago
The corona deaths in India so far add up to 91,149 (September 24, 3.26 pm). It is seven-and-a-half times the number of Indian soldiers slain in all the wars (1947, 1961-1962, 1965, 1971 and 1999) in post-independent India's history, observes Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.
Mumbai: Cops intervene as scribes scuffle over coverageRediff.com5 hours ago
The trigger was a Delhi-based TV journalist, who is in Mumbai to cover the NCB probe, coming "in the frame" of the camera of another national news channel.
Halahal reviewRediff.com6 hours ago
Barun Sobti and Sachin Khedekar make this thriller worth watching.
What WFH is doing to office 'time-pass'Rediff.com6 hours ago
The centrality of idle office chitchat has only recently come to be acknowledged by executives as they jettison their access cards and work from home in larger numbers, notes Kanika Datta.
SEE: Janhvi looks breathtaking as a brideRediff.com6 hours ago
Meet the showstopper for Manish Malhotra's Ruhaaniyat collection showcased at India Couture Week 2020.
'I enjoy singing, but I enjoy jumping off buildings more'Rediff.com6 hours ago
'I'd rather let someone else do my singing on screen while I focus on stunts.'
Saiee Manjrekar to star in 26/11 filmRediff.com6 hours ago
What's keeping Bollywood busy these days?
COVID-19 crisis far from over, say scientistsRediff.com6 hours ago
The expert noted that in India the pandemic is unlikely to be over in the months to come, and the number of people getting infected will continue to rise.
Restriction on check-in baggage on domestic flights removedRediff.com6 hours ago
When the domestic passenger flights resumed on May 25, the ministry had stated that only one check-in baggage and one hand baggage per passenger must be allowed.
From Rs 60 cr to Rs 300 cr, India's hand sanitiser market has grown five timesRediff.com7 hours ago
From paints to apparel and lifestyle majors, brewers, distillers and fragrance makers have stepped into the market, even as the frontline companies including FMCG players, pharma and healthcare majors were the first to seize the opportunity created by Covid-19.