- Kashmir missing in Modi-Trump meet, as per Ivanka's readout(22:30)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) There was no mention of Kashmir in the discussions between US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their meeting in Osaka, Japan, on the sidelines of the G-20, according to a White House readout of the talks presented by Ivanka Trump on June 28.
- Records' verification reveals Azam Khan grabbed land: Cops(22:24)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Clouds of arrest seem to be hovering over controversial Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan as verification of revenue records "confirm" that the SP leader grabbed land of 26 farmers of his constituency, Rampur.
- HDK loses trust vote, BJP to stake claim in Karnataka (3rd Lead)(22:02)
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) The head of the Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition, H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday resigned as Karnataka Chief Minister an hour after losing the trust vote in the Assembly on the confidence motion he had moved on July 18 to prove majority, a Raj Bhavan communique said.
- PM Modi never asked Trump for mediation on Kashmir: Jaishankar in Rajya Sabha(12:34)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Amid Opposition demands for a clarification by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on US President Donald Trump's claim that the former asked for his mediation on the Kashmir issue, the External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Tuesday stated in the Rajya Sabha that no such request was ever made.
- Israeli envoy to India: An academic, yoga lover with focus on bolstering ties(20:18)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) He served as intelligence officer in the Israeli Army, is an academic, has been practising yoga for the past 20 years and is an expert in scuba diving and sailing. Israeli Ambassador to India Dr Ron Malkas love for India goes back to 24 years, when he says, he was "astonished and fascinated" by the country and wanted to return.
- Despite IMF growth rate cut, India stays top-performing economy(21:26)
United Nations/New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India remains the world's top-performing major economy with a growth rate of 7 per cent for the current fiscal year despite a second cut in projections this year by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and Chief Economist Gopinath said she expected to see some improvements in the near term.
- Parliament session extended by 10 working days: Minister(16:54)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The ongoing Parliament session will be extended by 10 more working days to complete the legislative business and the government's target to pass at least 35 Bills, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said on Tuesday.
- Gujarat mulls law on metered domestic water usage(22:58)
Gandhinagar, July 23 (IANS) The Gujarat government is bringing in a new legislation in the ongoing session of the state Assembly providing for metering of domestic water usage across the State.
- SAT directs Sebi to probe Cairn India(22:48)
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has directed regulator Sebi to probe Cairn India for alleged violation of the Companies Act.
- BCCI formally recognises Indian Cricketers' Association(22:44)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday formally recognised the Indian Cricketers' Association (ICA) and clarified that until further notice, no entity other than the ICA will be accorded recognition by the board as an association of ex-cricketers.
- RIL-Aramco deal hits hurdle over inclusion of group debt in refinery operations(21:16)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The blockbuster deal involving the world's largest oil producer Saudi Aramco picking up a minority stake in the refinery business of the country's largest corporate house Reliance Industries (RIL) seems to have hit a roadblock over the deal's structure and valuation where a portion of the Indian entity's group level debt was proposed to flow into the target entity.
- SC grants bail to 33 in anti-Sikh riots (Lead)(21:10)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to 33 persons convicted concurrently by the Delhi High Court and trial court and sentenced to five years inpriosnment for rioting and arson during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Trilokpuri area.
- Three woman doctors charged in medico suicide case (Lead)(21:08)
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Two months after the alleged suicide of government hospital doctor Payal Tadvi, the Mumbai Police on Tuesday filed a voluminous charge sheet in the case, naming three senior doctors for alleged harassment, casteist discrimination and abetment to suicide.
- Bill to designate individuals as terrorists tabled in LS(20:58)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The government on Tuesday moved a Bill to amend the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, to streamline the process of confiscating terrorists' property and to designate individuals as terrorists along with groups, among other changes, in the Lok Sabha.
- Azam Khan issue raised in both Houses of UP legislature(20:44)
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) legislators on Tuesday registered a strong protest against the land encroachment cases being lodged against SP MP Mohd Azam Khan in both the Houses of the state legislature.
- Amrapali case: SC judgement brings relief for embattled homebuyers(20:42)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) In a landmark judgement in the Amrapali Group case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted huge relief to 42,000 beleaguered homebuyers, who are waiting for possession of their flats, as it ruled to complete the pending projects in a time-bound manner.
- Boris Johnson: UK's first US-born, 'one-man melting pot' PM(20:34)
London, July 23 (IANS) A descendant of an Ottoman Turkish journalist and Russian Jewish rabbis, the Eurosceptic son of a European Commission official, and holding dual citizenship till some time back, Britain's Prime Minister-designate Boris Johnson is a politician who terms himself as "a one-man melting pot" and has twice been Mayor of one of the most cosmopolitan cities but has been accused of racist and homophobic remarks.