Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the rules that will lead to the scrapping of the retrospective tax demands made on companies such as Cairn Energy Plc and Vodafone Plc will be framed soon. Continue Reading
Families of people who disappeared in Pakistan’s restive Baluchistan province ended a 10-day sit-in near Parliament in Islamabad on Saturday, after a government Minister promised to look into their relatives’ case files. Continue Reading
Nepal’s Supreme Court has issued two contempt of court notices to caretaker Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli, demanding he explain why he mocked lawyers challenging his decision to dissolve parliament and call early polls. Continue Reading
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi today greeted everyone a ‘happy new year’, remembering those ‘we lost’ and who ‘protect and sacrifice for us’. Continue Reading
Myanmar’s ruling National League for Democracy claimed Monday it had won a clear parliamentary majority and would retain power, even though the state election body has named just a few of the winners in Sunday’s elections. Continue Reading
The Election Commission has deferred the Rajya Sabha polls scheduled for March 26 in view of the coronavirus outbreak, official sources said today. Continue Reading
Britain’s freshly-elected parliament prepared on to move past years of partisan wrangling and initially approve Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s divorce deal with the European Union.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today termed violent protests across the country against the Citizenship Amendment Act as “unfortunate and deeply distressing”, and appealed to people to stay away from rumour-mongering and not let “vested interests” divide the society. Continue Reading
The BJP today accused Congress leader P Chidambaram of violating bail conditions by claiming to have a very clear record as a Minister, and said the case against him was essentially about corruption he was allegedly involved in as the Finance Minister.