HSBC: 120 cases filed, undeclared income more than doubles

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has told the Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up by the Centre that till March 31 this year, 120 cases were filed in courts across the country against those named in the HSBC black money list for non-disclosure of account details and tax…


Rahul Gandhi targets Modi, says farmers contribute more to Make In India

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi with party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia listening to the problems of farmers and labourers at Sirhind Dana Mandi at Gobindgarh near Ludhiana (Photo: PTI)
New Delhi: Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ campaign,…

Indonesia executions: Australia recalls ambassador

Australia has recalled its ambassador from Indonesia after two Australian men were executed for drug smuggling.
Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were among eight people from several countries executed by firing squad shortly after midnight on Wednesday on the prison island of…


Chittoor encounter: Hyderabad High Court asks SIT to complete probe in 60 days

Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court on Tuesday ordered the Special Investigation Team constituted to probe the killing of 20 people in police firing in Seshachalam forests of Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district, to complete its investigation in 60 days and submit a report to the court.


Nepal on ‘war footing’ as quarter of population hit by quake

Nepal is “on a war footing” as it tries to help survivors following Saturday’s earthquake, its prime minister says.
Sushil Koirala said the government was doing all it could but was overwhelmed.
The UN has estimated that eight million people have been affected – more…


Foreign domination in Yemen ‘not acceptable’

The Saudi-led coalition forces are now focusing on rebuilding Yemen, with a commitment to remove all traces of foreign forces attempting to dominate and divide the country.
The Council of Ministers took this decision at its weekly meeting at Al-Yamamah Palace on Monday, which was chaired by…


Three months for fixing Delhi’s pollution

Minister for Enviroment and Forests Prakash Javadekar addresses a press conference at Paryavaran Bhawan in New Delhi on Monday.
The heated debate on addressing Delhi’s air pollution problem has got the Ministry of Environment and Forests and state agencies of NCR — including Haryana, Uttar Pra…