29th December News in Nutshell: Important stories of the dayNational News- ‘Why can’t we order exhumation of the body of former CM’: Madras HC raises doubts over Jaya’s death The Madras High Court today issued notices to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the state
The Madras High Court today issued notices to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the state and central governments on a plea seeking appointment of a committee to go into the medical records relating to treatment given to later Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa.
An undeclared tussle for power within the Samajwadi Party has begun once again, this time over ticket distribution. With Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav unhappy over the announcement of names of 325 candidates, overlooking his preferences, reports have emerged that he may release a separate list of his own candidates.
Weeks after the demise of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithyaa, the ruling party today adopted a resolution to work under the leadership of the former CM's close conifdante and aide Sasikala Natarajan.
The Congress today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apologise to the nation for making people “suffer” because of his decision to demonetise high-denomination currency notes.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address the nation again just ahead of the beginning of the new year, sources have said. The address, if it does come, will coincide with the end of the 50-day deadline that the PM had cited for troubles to subside after the note ban.
India is likely to receive the prototype of Tejas MK2, the most advanced version of its indigenously developed Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) in 2019, a decade after the project was sanctioned.
China today said that it is hopeful of resolving pending differences with India next year including the admission of the latter in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and listing of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a terrorist by the UN.
In a major setback for India, Russia has for the first time joined hands with Pakistan and China to collectively ask the UN Security Council to lift sanctions against select Taliban leaders.
Three prominent US senators, John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Democrat Amy Klobuchar have warned that Russia may face sanctions over the country's alleged interference in the recently concluded presidential election.
Just a day before the deadline to deposit scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes ends, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today rolled out a report card of sorts on demonetisation, claiming that the remonetisation exercise has been done to a sizeable extent and that the entire process has been successful.
Fifty days after the government’s decision of demonetisation, India's central banker Reserve Bank of India (RBI) declined to give reasons behind the scrapping of Rs 500 and 1000 old notes, saying that the purposes for the sudden declaration can't be made open.
Tata Sons today sent a legal notice to its former chairman Cyrus Mistry asking him to return all confidential documents in his possession.
It seems that the clash between ‘Kaabil’ and ‘Raees’ is not affecting the actor Hrithik Roshan. The Greek god of Bollywood is spending some quality time with his children and ex-wife Sussanne Khan these days. It has been over two year since the couple separated, but both of them were often seen together with their children.
Actress-turned-author twinkle Khanna shares birthday with her father Rajesh Khanna. As the actress turned 43 today, she didn’t forget to remember her father who died of cancer on July 18, 2012. Twinkle wished Rajesh with the most adorable and emotional message.
Pakistan pacer Mohammad Asif has described former Indian cricket legends Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman as technically the best batsmen he bowled to in his tumultuous sports career.
Ana Ivanovic, once the top-ranked women’s player in the world, announced her retirement from tennis on Wednesday at 29.