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Vedanta Group Expresses Interest In Buying Government's Stake In BPCL

November 18, 2020
Newsdesk

Vedanta Ltd, the billionaire Anil Agarwal-controlled metals-to-oil conglomerate, said on Wednesday it was interested in buying the government's stake in the state-run Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd, India's largest fuel retailer. “Vedanta's expression of interest (EoI) for BPCL is to evaluate potential synergies with our | Read more|

"Attempts To Destabilise Andhra Government": Jagan Reddy To Chief Justice

October 11, 2020
Newsdesk

In an unprecedented move, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has complained to the Chief Justice of India Justice SA Bobde against a senior judge of the Supreme Court, who is seen as the "CJI-in-waiting". The Chief Minister has made several serious allegations against the judge, claiming he was acting on | Read more|

Amnesty Halts India Operations, Alleges Government "Witch-Hunt"

September 29, 2020
Newsdesk

Amnesty International has halted its operations in India and said it had to let go of its staff after its accounts were frozen earlier this month as part of what it called a "witch-hunt" by the government over its adverse reports. The government, however, says the global rights watchdog has been receiving foreign funds | Read more|

Opposition to boycott Rajya Sabha till suspension of 8 members revoked:Azad

September 22, 2020
Newsdesk

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday said the opposition will boycott the proceedings of the House till the suspension of eight members is revoked. Speaking after the Zero Hour, Azad also demanded that the government brings a bill which should ensure private players don't procure food grains | Read more|

"Not Running Away": Government As Opposition Protests Question Hour Move

September 14, 2020
Newsdesk

An 18-day monsoon session of parliament started today with unprecedented precautions against the coronavirus, including staggered sittings of both houses and social distancing between MPs. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his traditional comments before the parliament session, delivered a strong message on the China bo | Read more|

Coronavirus Spreads to 430 Districts of India

April 23, 2020
Newsdesk

Coronavirus cases have been reported from 430 districts till Wednesday, up from 211 on April 2, government data has shown. There are six major cities which have registered over 500 cases till now, accounting for about 45 per cent of the total cases across the country. | Read more|

MHA objects to Kerala government ‘diluting’ lockdown restrictions

April 20, 2020
Newsdesk

The Ministry of Home Affairs in the letter to the Kerala government today said the decision to reopen restaurants and book shops is in clear violation of the lockdown measures issued by the home ministry and violation of its April 15 order issued under the Disaster Management Act 2005. | Read more|

In India, Government offices to reopen with senior staff from April 20

April 15, 2020
Newsdesk

In India, all central ministries and departments and their subordinate offices will start functioning from April 20 with 100 per cent attendance of officials in the rank of Deputy Secretary and above, while 33 per cent of the rest of the staff are to be present in the offices, as per new norms of relaxation of Covid-19 | Read more|

Is the Enforcement Directorate being misled as to the role of Sushen Gupta, the secretive defense agent of both AgustaWestland and Dassault?

January 30, 2019
Aniruddha Bahal

Cobrapost has got exclusive access to two handwritten diaries of the defence agent Sushen Mohan Gupta, along with loose sheets containing notes, and other documents which prima facie link him to both AgustaWestland and Rafale deals. In fact, they identify him as the kingpin of both deals. These documents provide insigh | Read more|