• M Venkaiah Naidu elected as India’s next Vice Presidential defeating Gopalkrishna Gandhi
M Venkaiah Naidu elected as India’s next Vice Presidential defeating Gopalkrishna Gandhi.
5 Aug, 2017. \\ National.

NDA’s candidate M Venkaiah Naidu has been elected as the new Vice President of India. He defeated Gopal Krishna Gandhi by 272 votes. Naidu received 516 votes while Gopalkrishna Gandhi received 2...

  • Voting underway to elect the 13th Vice President of India
Voting underway to elect the 13th Vice President of India.
5 Aug, 2017. \\ National.

To elect the next Vice President of India, voting is currently underway, which will conclude at 5 PM. The counting votes will take place after 5 PM. Till 3 PM 761 out of 785 votes were polled in the e......

  • Rahul Gandhi’s convoy attacked in Gujarat, BJP denies involvement as blame-game starts
Rahul Gandhi’s convoy attacked in Gujarat, BJP denies involvement as blame-game starts.
4 Aug, 2017. \\ National.

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi’s car was pelted with stones during his visit to the flood-affected Dhanera region in Gujarat. However, he escaped unhurt. Banaskantha Superintendent of Pol...

  • 2 army men, 2 militants killed in separate encounters Jammu and Kashmir
2 army men, 2 militants killed in separate encounters Jammu and Kashmir.
3 Aug, 2017. \\ National.

Including a Major, two Army men were martyred and two other personnel injured when terrorists opened fire on a search party of security forces in Shopian district, Jammu and Kashmir. Following intell......

  • Cabinet clears proposal to extend proxy voting facility to NRIs
Cabinet clears proposal to extend proxy voting facility to NRIs.
3 Aug, 2017. \\ National.

The Central Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to extend proxy voting to overseas Indians by amending electoral laws. This was informed by a senior government functionary. For overseas Indians, ...

  • Lok Sabha passes bills to extend GST to Jammu & Kashmir
Lok Sabha passes bills to extend GST to Jammu & Kashmir.
2 Aug, 2017. \\ National.

Lok Sabha passed the Central Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Bill, 2017 and the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Bill, 2017 on Wednesday. Fin......

  • RBI slashes lending rate to banks by 25 bps, may influence cheaper loans
RBI slashes lending rate to banks by 25 bps, may influence cheaper loans.
2 Aug, 2017. \\ National.

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday cut repo rate by 25 basis points (bps) to its lowest since November 2010, raising hopes of lower EMIs on home and car loans. The repo rate -- the rate at ...

  • Lashkar chief in J&K Abu Dujana killed by security forces in Pulwama
Lashkar chief in J&K Abu Dujana killed by security forces in Pulwama.
1 Aug, 2017. \\ National.

Security forces today gunned down Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Chief in Jammu & Kashmir, Abu Dujana in an encounter in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Confirming the news, the Jammu and Kashmir P......