Day: January 7, 2019

Kevin Spacey’s lawyers enter not guilty plea in sex assault

NANTUCKET, Mass. — Lawyers for Kevin Spacey entered a not guilty plea on his behalf in Massachusetts court Monday on charges he groped an 18-year-old busboy in 2016. The disgraced actor was arraigned on a charge of felony indecent assault and battery during a hearing at Nantucket District […]

This win is as big as ’83 World Cup win if not bigger: Ravi Shastri

Sydney, Jan 7: India coach Ravi Shastri equated India’s maiden Test series win on Australia soil with the historic 1983 World Cup triumph terming it “as big if not bigger”.  India beat Australia 2-1 to win their first Test series in Australia in 71 years and Shastri wasn’t short […]

Patna HC rejects Tejashwi’s petition challenging Bihar govt order to vacate bungalow

Patna, Jan 7: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav received a setback on Monday, when the Patna High Court dismissed his petition challenging the Bihar government’s order asking him to vacate the bungalow allotted to him while he was the deputy chief minister. A division bench of Chief Justice A P […]

Tejashwi, Kushwaha accuse Nitish of using foul language

Patna, Jan 7: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and Rashtriya Lok Samata Party chief Upendra Kushwaha on Monday came up with a fresh allegation of use of foul language by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. After a meeting of Mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) leaders at Yadavs residence, the two leaders alleged […]

Cong, BJP continue to spew fire over Rafale issue

New Delhi, Jan 7:The political slugfest over the Rafale fighter jet deal continued on Monday with Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman rejecting “doubts” raised by the Congress on contracts to HAL as “incorrect and misleading” and Rahul Gandhi accusing the government of “weakening” the state-run aero major and destroying […]

Exclusive: RBI likely to pay bumper interim dividend to help Modi government – sources

NEW DELHI – The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), having changed leadership last month following a clash with the government, is likely to transfer an interim dividend of 300-400 billion rupees ($4.32 billion-$5.8 billion) to the government by March, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the […]

Modi plans job quotas for less well-off upper caste Hindus as election nears

NEW DELHI – The union cabinet on Monday approved proposals to reserve 10 percent of government jobs for less well-off upper caste Hindus, a plan the main opposition party called an attempt to lure back wavering voters as a national election nears. The upper echelons in India’s centuries-old […]

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