MUMBAI: Full-service carrier Jet Airways announced restrictions on Friday on the number of bags that a passenger can check in. From July 15, an economy class Jet passenger can check in for free only one bag that weighs 15kg or less, while a "premiere" class passenger will be allowedRead More
Rohit Sharma was elated after Mumbai Indians condemned Kolkata Knight Riders to a massive 102-run defeat at Eden Gardens to stay in the race for a top-four finish in the Indian Premier League.
MI were off to a poor start once again this season winning only one of the first six matchesRead More
Squad (ATS), allegedly committed suicide today in Mumbai, police said.
Tributes poured in on social media for the 1988-batch IPS officer. "The loss of Supercop Himanshu Roy is a shock for us" Kumar Vishwas, an Aam Aadmi Party leader wrote in a tweet. "He had an unmatchedRead More
arnataka has witnessed a high-decibel campaign in the months running up to the Assembly election. The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) has launched a frontal attack against the Congress government under Siddaramaiah on various fronts, including deteriorating law and order.
BS Yeddyurappa,Read More
irat Kohli surpassed Gautam Gambhir's runs tally as a captain as he smashed an unbeaten 48 to power Royal Challengers Bangalore to a 10-wicket victory over Kings XI Punjab at the Holkar Stadium in Indore on Monday.
Kohli, who now has 3525 runs, is now only behind MS Dhoni (3683Read More
New Delhi: Gitanjali group owner Mehul Choksi and Allahabad Bank CEO Usha Ananthasubramanian along with 13 others were on Wednesday charged by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for alleged cheating and corruption in the issuance of fraudulent letters of undertakingsRead More
51 matches have been played in the Indian Premier League (IPL) season so far and there are still five teams which are playing for the third and fourth spots that guarantee a playoff berth. There have been many close finishes in this year’s IPL and because of that it is safe to sayRead More
Mumbai: South African skipper Faf du Plessis pulled off a 'Houdini Act' to guide Chennai Super Kings to their seventh Indian Premier League final with a two-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in what has been a fairy tale comeback in the cash-richRead More
Kolkata: The name resembles a World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) bout; suggestive of the imminent end and turgid with a looming premonition. However, when Dinesh Karthik and Ajinkya Rahane lead their teams in the Eliminator at the Eden Gardens later this evening, only one ofRead More
Just a day before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed an First Information Report (FIR) in the Rs 14,000 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam on 31 January, 2018 the diamantaire Nirav Modi renewed his subscription for Spotify, digital music service that provides millions of songsRead More
Since the arrival of the Indian Premier League over a decade ago, no Australian cricketer has embraced the tournament like Shane Watson. On Sunday night in Mumbai, he continued his love affair with the most prestigious T20 competition in the world by becoming only the second player to smash aRead More
The voters of the country have plenty on their plate today as Read More
There are quite a few non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) registered with and regulated by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) that are allowed to accept fixed deposits (FDs) from the public. But none of them can operate a savings account for a customer, and as a corollary cannot issue chequeRead More
Mumbai: Pune-based Rupee Co-operative Bank has been asked by the Reserve Bank to continue giving its services with restrictions for three more months till August this year in view of its financial position.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had firstRead More
AirAsia (India) Limited (AAIL), a joint venture between Tata Sons Limited, Telestra Tradeplace Private Limited and AirAsia Investment Limited, Malaysia, submitted applications to the FIPB in February 2013 and received a formal approval in April 2013, followed by the no objection certificate inRead More
Following a day of torrential rains on Saturday, Mumbai witnessed a comparatively dry Sunday as the monsoon appeared to weaken its grip over the city, prompting the India Meterological Department (IMD) to withdraw its heavy rainfall warning for the city.
"Mumbai is likely toRead More
Mumbai: ICICI Bank, battling a crisis following whistleblower allegations, named group veteran Sandeep Bakhshi as chief operating officer and said CEO Chanda Kochhar would be on leave till completion of the external enquiry against her in the Videocon loanRead More
Mumbai: Markets regulator Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) said on Thursday it has initiated enforcement actions against various entities in the National Stock Exchange (NSE) co-location case.
The watchdog has been probing the alleged lapses in high-frequency trading offeredRead More
The Maharashtra government had sanctioned Read More
New Delhi: Indians usually 'bleed blue' with cricket fever, but the ongoing FIFA World Cup has the nation donning yellow, green, red and white as Indian supporters cheer for their favourite teams in the team jerseys.
Sale of team jerseys,Read More
MUMBAI: The weather in Mumbai is likely to improve today with moderate to heavy rains predicted today. Gujarat has been put on red alert however, with heavyRead More
The 43rd anniversary of the imposition of the Emergency has spawned two parallel narratives, both suffering from the drawback of exclusively linking the authoritarian tendency in India to the personality of the prime minister helming the nation at a point of time. These narratives say IndiraRead More
It rained in Delhi today bringing the temperature down by nearly 6 degrees Celsius this morning. The weather department had, lastRead More
Editor's Note: The plastic ban in Maharashtra has been much talked about since it was enforced on 23 June. This two-part series examines the manner in which authorities could have better addressed its implementation and how the government sees its projectRead More
The first thing you notice about Ranbir Kapoor in Sanju isn't his uncanny similarity to Sanjay Dutt, orRead More
Mumbai: Exports of merchandise – from industrial to agricultural goods – to African countries, Latin America and Japan dropped over the four years of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government and grew at single digits to other regions, according toRead More
Mumbai: A special PMLA court here today summoned beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya to appear before it on 27 August on the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) plea seeking action against him under the fugitive economic offenders ordinance in the over Rs 9,000 croreRead More
Part of a footover bridge (FOB) at Mumbai's suburban Andheri railway station collapsed on Tuesday morning, bringing train services to a halt as heavy rains lashed the city.
No casualties were reported at the time of writing. However, the news agency ANI reported saying five personsRead More
Mumbai is a city where nothing stops us from getting to work — not bomb blasts, not cloud bursts, not rains that would bring any other city down to its knees. Next morning, while the city looks like a disaster has hit, which it has, most of us have turned up toRead More
New Delhi: With growing concerns over indoctrination through social media, end-to-end encrypted apps and audio-video clips on the dark web, the government is laying the groundwork with the help of states to mount a grand offensive against multifaceted radicalisationRead More
The disgruntled MLAs of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are looking to float a third front to form the government in Jammu and Kashmir, even as the Assembly remains under suspended animation under Governor's Rule in theRead More
Mumbai: ICICI Bank on Wednesday said its mortgage loan portfolio crossed the Rs 1.5-trillion milestone, making it the largest private player in the segment, and the lender is targeting to grow it to Rs 2 trillion by FY20.
At Rs 1.5 trillion, the mortgage loan-book is half of theRead More
A special court in Mumbai has issued a non-bailable warrant against Gitanjali Gems owner Mehul Choksi, accused of perpetrating the $2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam with nephew Nirav Modi, according to a media report.
The special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) courtRead More
Mumbai rains LIVE updates: Railway services were slightly affected early Monday morning in Mumbai due to the incessant rains. Western Railway said that trains were being run at restricted speed at Nallasopara due to water on tracks. However, no other stations reported waterlogging and theRead More
Mumbai: Continued strengthening of the US dollar, lack of foreign investment inflows and concerns over rising oil prices are likely to keep the rupee under pressure and push it down to the 70 mark this week, said bankers.
They added 69.30 remains a crucial levelRead More
Thirteen people, including Awami National Party (ANP) leader Haroon Bilour, were killed and nearly 50 others were injured in a suicide attack targetting an election gathering in Pakistan's northwestern Peshawar city on Tuesday. The blast took place shortly before midnight when Bilour alongRead More
Mumbai: India’s biggest software services firm, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS), expects growth in its banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) unit to remain strong in the next one to two years as it posted a record net profit, helped by a rebound in theRead More
New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered three separate cases of banking fraud against three Mumbai-based companies for an alleged banking fraud that caused a cumulative loss of over Rs 136 crore to State Bank of India (SBI), officials said here onRead More
The Army seems keen to hand over civilian areas in the cantonment region to the civic bodies, say sources. However, the public mood on theRead More
Mumbai: Jeff Bezos, Chief Executive Officer of Amazon has become the richest person in modern history with his net worth crossing the $150 billion mark. This was after the e-commerce giant’s stock price surged ahead of Amazon’s prime day sale comprising of a 36-hour shopping bonanza,Read More
Mumbai: Industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla on Wednesday warned of near-term headwinds for the economy saying the rising oil prices, spiralling inflation, firming bond yields
and a widening current account deficit is areas of concern.
The present positive outlook gets a bitRead More
MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena today was all praise for Congress chief Rahul Gandhi after his speech in the Lok Sabha during a debate on the no-confidence motion, saying he had now "graduated from the real school of politics".
The Shiv Sena, a partner of the BJP in the Maharashtra
Proximity to the sea and saline conditions at Dholera SIR (SpecialRead More
MUMBAI: Massive security arrangements are in place in Mumbai after Maratha groups have called for a shutdown in the city today over the community's demand for quota in government jobs and education. Violent protests erupted in parts of Maharashtra on Tuesday after the death of a manRead More
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that India will gift a cancer therapy machine to Uganda as a token of love.
"As a token of our love towards people of Uganda, Indian Government has decided to gift a cancer therapy machine to the Uganda Cancer Institute in Kampala, which
Passengers can now click pictures of filth and dirt at railway stations and send it across to authorities on mobile messaging platform WhatsApp, as part of the Western Railway’s cleanliness drive. Authorities are hopeful that this will ensure clean railway stations and toilets, a senior WRRead More
The protest has been planned by "Maratha Kranti Morcha", a local outfit
Protesters will gather at Azad Maidan in Mumbai
Police claims to have ample security arrangements to tackle the protest
The Maratha Kranti Morcha, a local outfit inRead More
NEW DELHI: Air India sought to reassure its passengers today that there are "no bed bugs" in its aircraft after carrying out an extensive fumigation exercise following complaint by some passengers last month.
The state-run carrier came under fire in mid-July when business class
Mumbai: Contrary to news reports Jet Airways (India) Ltd won't be going in for a salary cut of its employees. Staff salaries for July were released on Friday, media reports said.
Employees are not in favour of a pay cut to help the airline tide over financial woes faced as it isRead More
Fuel retailers raised petrol and diesel rates for the sixth straight day on Tuesday across metros. In Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, petrol costs Rs. 80 or more while it is the cheapest in national capital New Delhi among the four metro cities of the country. Diesel prices too are the cheapest inRead More
Reigning world and Commonwealth Games champion Saikhom Read More
Maharashtra is bracing for a day-long shutdown on Thursday called by an umbrella organisation of pro-quota Maratha groups, with the authorities ordering closure of schools and colleges in some areas fearing violence. However, Navi Mumbai has been exempt from the agitation.
The AllRead More
Mumbai: Facing financial headwinds, in a rare development, Jet Airways has deferred announcing the June quarter numbers to an unspecified late date.
In a BSE filing late on Thursday evening, the Naresh Goyal-run airline, which had its AGM in earlier in the day,Read More
Kamal Haasan’s Vishwaroopam 2, which is slated for release on 10 August worldwide in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi, is turning out to be his most important and crucial film till date. It is his first release after the announcement of his political party MNM. He has to assertRead More
New Delhi: The government is mulling an idea to bring seaside revenue villages under coastal police stations and extending their jurisdiction up to 200 nautical miles in order to strengthen the country's maritime borders. The move comes close on the heels of a chargesheet in the MV HenryRead More
A 24-year-old man, who had tried twice earlier to reach Syria to fight for the Islamic State (IS), was among twoRead More
Mumbai: The Naresh Goyal-promoted Jet Airways, which is facing headwinds amid cash-crunch and under regulatory probes, said on Monday it has been evaluating various funding options to meet liquidity requirements on priority.
The second largest domestic airline byRead More
Mumbai: The rupee today slumped 43 paise against the dollar to trade at a lifetime low of 70.32 on strong demand for the US currency.
At the Interbank Foreign Exchange, the local currency opened at a record low of 70.25 a dollar, down from its previous close ofRead More
If you happen to spot Rahi Sarnobat in one of Pune’s malls, you would never guess that she is a veteran international athlete. 5’2’’, portly, with a genial manner, Sarnobat shows none of the ice-in-veins look you see on her face with pistol in hand. Pistol, notRead More
New Delhi: The Maharashtra Police conducted a coordinated crackdown against left-wing activists on Tuesday, bringing the focus back to 'Urban Naxalism', as coined by the government. After repeated setbacks in the hinterland, it is feared that Maoists are trying to gain a foothold in theRead More
The most telling detail about the Majerhat bridge collapse in Kolkata lies far away from the bridge itself.
It’s in another flyover, another collapse, from another time.
In 2016 a portion of the Vivekananda flyover collapsed in Kolkata killing at least 26 people. TheRead More
Obviously Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh ventured out in Sabyasachi couture, who is their assigned wedding creator. are a dream in white
NEW DELHI : Oh, the amount we want to see Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh over and over! On Tuesday morning, Deepika PadukoneRead More