POLITICS

Controversial Punjab minister quits; resignation yet to be accepted

Following allegations of corruption and money laundering against him, Punjab's powerful cabinet minister Rana Gurjit Singh has submitted his resignation from the Congress government...
Pravin Togadia

VHP says Togadia is missing, police deny arresting him

Ten days after he alleged that a "higher up in the BJP" was trying to implicate him in a murder case, VHP activists alleged...

ECONOMY

Sensex

Sensex climbs mount 35k first time

Optimism around quarterly corporate earnings, along with an upward rally in banking stocks and healthy inflow of foreign funds, lifted the key Indian equity...

ENTERTAINMENT

INTERNATIONAL

Seoul, Pyongyang hold second meet on Winter Olympics

South and North Korea began their second high-level meeting on Wednesday to discuss Pyongyang's participation in the Winter Olympic Games, which will begin on...

Parents arrested after children found shackled in California home

Two parents have been arrested in California in the US after police found 13 people allegedly being held captive at their home, including some...

SOCIAL ISSUES

MARKETS

Sensex

Sensex climbs mount 35k first time

Optimism around quarterly corporate earnings, along with an upward rally in banking stocks and healthy inflow of foreign funds, lifted the key Indian equity...

Sensex, Nifty50 close at new highs; IT, realty stocks gain

Key Indian equity indices on Thursday provisionally closed in the green, with both the Sensex and the Nifty50 scaling fresh closing highs.
Sensex

Sensex ends 28% higher Nifty 50 by 29%in 2017

India's key equity indices -- Sensex and Nifty50 -- closed calender year 2017 higher by 28 per cent and 29 per cent respectively.

SPORTS