The government put a strong defence of its decision on demonetisation on Wednesday, claiming PM Narendra Modi has delivered on his mandate to curb corruption and that the courageous move is a befitting response to criticism that it works for big business.
Strong tremors woke many in Delhi, and adjoining areas of Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida and Ghaziabad, with a rude jolt on Thursday morning. The US Geological Survey reports the quake measured 4.2 on the Richter scale.
Army on Thursday denied Pakistan's claim of killing 11 Indian soldiers in cross border firing. Earlier on Wednesday, Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif had claimed that his troops killed at least 11 Indian jawans the day seven Pakistani soldiers were killed in firing by Indian troops.
A septuagenarian was sent to judicial custody by a family court at Kolkata on Tuesday after the man failed to pay the alimony amount to his wife in legal tender.The judge has ordered that the man would be set free only after he pays the entire amount to his wife.
Three people died while standing in queues, three more killed themselves and one tried to set himself ablaze in Ghaziabad over the last 48 hours as frustration mounted in people unable to access their own money.
Apple has announced biggest-ever price drop for its smartphones in India. Under the new pricing, iPhone 6S (128GB), carying an MRP of Rs 82,000, will now be available at an MRP of Rs 60,000. iPhone 6s Plus (128GB) will now be available at an MRP of Rs 70,000, the smartphone too has received a price cut of Rs 22,000. Apple's 4-inch smartphone iPhone SE, too has got a price cut. The 64GB version of iPhone SE will now be available at Rs 44,000.
The spotlight was firmly trained on fit-again opener K L Rahul as senior pro Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday cut a lonely figure during the Indian cricket team's practice session on the eve of the second Test against England.
The second India v England Test match starting Thursday in Visakhapatnam will be a little bit special for one player - Virat Kohli, in his 50th game. Here's a look back at his five best knocks in the format.
Nepal's central bank stopped all transactions and exchange of Indian currency notes of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 denominations from Wednesday and requested RBI governor Urjit Patel to arrange exchange facilities for Nepalese holding banned Indian notes at the earliest.
Moody's Investors Service on Wednesday affirmed the Government of India's Baa3 issuer and senior unsecured ratings and maintained the positive outlook on the rating. Moody's has also affirmed India's P-3 short-term local currency rating.