Mallya is facing a case for defaulting Indian banks to the tune of Rs 9,000 crore. Recently, he also said that he is ready to pay the 'principal' amount, which means, he would not give interest on the money he has defaulted on
The induction of the Agni-5 into the strategic forces command, which handles the nuclear arsenal of the country, will bring the entire China in its range from anywhere in the country
According to multiple sources, over 100 Indian nationals of different hues have been brought back to the country since 2014, thanks to the excellent intelligence and law enforcement cooperation between New Delhi and other world capitals.
The RBI governor's resignation was being speculated right from the time it was rumoured that the government had cited a never-before-used provision of the RBI Act to get him to consider its views on relaxing lending norms for MSMEs, the appropriate size of reserves, etc, much as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had refuted the speculation
The extradition of Christian Michel James, the main accused in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland helicopter bribery scandal, has brought into focus the improvement in India-UAE relations, especially with regard to Abu Dhabi handing over wanted criminals sought by New Delhi. But it isn’t just the UAE alone. Over the past four years, New Delhi has managed to persuade many other countries to hand over or quietly deport several wanted criminals, radicalised youth, militant leaders and even half a dozen Dawood Ibrahim gang (D-gang) members absconding from as far back as the mid-1990s.
I recently had the privilege of presenting a paper on a panel at the National Communication Association conference alongside one by Professor Charu Uppal on the subject of – Priyanka Chopra. This paper, unlike Barkha Dutt’s selective intervention, was the whole deal, a complete analysis of the global celebrity apparatus with its ruthless, shameless, avaricious system of inclusion, exclusion, objectification, packaging, and denial
Praja Kutami highlighted the promises that KCR could not deliver, such as double bedroom houses, three acres of land to each homeless Dalit family, etc. Realising this, the alliance formed an elaborate manifesto explaining their take on the development of Telangana.
While exit polls have often proved way off the mark in the recent past, if the numbers on the television screen hold, here are the lessons for the BJP, Congress and other players in the fray