Having gone after outgoing RBI governor Raghuram Rajan for his “foreign leanings“, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy now says it will be “idiotic“ to criticize the central bank chief's successor Urjit Patel for being born in Kenya.
Iglas assembly constituency in Aligarh district, which goes to the polls with the rest of UP in 2017, is seeing matrimonial offers with a difference. Reserved for scheduled caste (SC) candidates, aspiring politicians are seeking brides who can be put up as candidates in the elections, just so the former can lives their political ambitions.
A woman trainee engineer, Jagriti Sharma, 23, working with Micromax, fell off a moving train while resisting a robbery attempt on the Rudrapur-bound Lucknow-Kathgodam Express near Bhojipura railway station on Friday.
Neymar delivered Brazil's first Olympic men's football gold medal on Saturday with the winning penalty in a 5-4 shootout victory over Germany after the sides had drawn 1-1 after extra-time in a thrilling game at the Maracana stadium.
After backing a second term for Raghuram Rajan, Infosys founder and IT doyen NR Narayana Murthy on Saturday called Urjit Patel as the "right man" to succeed Rajan and hoped the new Governor will balance growth and inflation.
State Bank of India on Saturday said the ongoing merger of five of its associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank will add Rs 8 trillion or $120 billion to its assets and will create a banking behemoth with global scale.