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2 Indian-Americans sentenced for credit card fraud

Verma and Lal, both owners of a Jersey City jewellery store, were indicted in October 2013 for fabricating more than 7,000 false identities.

'New chapter ready to begin': Emotional Lalit Modi says no Interpol red notice against him

Taking to Twitter on Monday, Modi tweeted a picture, claiming that the Interpol had finally clarified its stand.

Mental Healthcare Bill decriminalising suicide passed by Parliament

The bill states that a person who attempts suicide should be presumed to have severe stress, and shall not be punished.

PAN card to old-age pension: The laundry list of things for which you need Aadhaar

The Centre is making it impossible to file Income Tax, have a mobile phone or get a driving license without Aadhaar.

Shiv Sena proposes RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat for President

The presidential election is due in July.

Pakistani family pardons Indians for murder in UAE; court may commute death sentence

The Indian men, from Punjab, were convicted in October 2016 for killing Farhan during a brawl in 2015, said the report.

Can’t stop govt from using Aadhaar for Income Tax: Supreme Court

The apex court said that Aadhaar could not be made mandatory for welfare schemes, but could be used for non-benefit schemes.

No plans to introduce new denomination notes: RBI

MoS Finance told Parliament on Friday that the govt is not planning to print Rs 5,000 and Rs 10,000 notes.

United Airlines under fire in the US for barring teens wearing leggings from flight

The airline said the girls were travelling on a ticket that had a dress code.

Stop all subsidies to Muslims or provide the same to Hindus: VHP leader Pravin Togadia

Togadia was addressing a Hindu sammelan at the GMDC Grounds in Ahmedabad.

American who tried to save slain Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibotla, given $100,000

Ian Grillot, who took a bullet himself, was awarded by Indian Ambassador to the US.

Mann Ki Baat: Contribute to New India, PM Modi tells people

This was Modi's first radio address after the BJP took power in UP and three other states.

SBI may reduce workforce by nearly 10% by 2019, says MD Rajnish Kumar

He said there would be some actual reduction in headcount along with re-assignment of the roles.

Rebellion led Indian-American teen to $250,000 'Junior Nobel' science prize

Her project on finding ways to treat damage to the brain from injuries or disease won her the top prize.

Jaitley defamation case: Kejriwal on trial after court frames notice against him

The trial in the case will commence on May 20.

Drug-addicted parrots are plundering India's poppy fields to get... err... high

After eating the poppy pods, they sleep for hours, and sometimes even fall to their death.

Law Commission proposes changes to Indian Penal Code to curb hate speech

The law panel further proposed that other strategies might also be employed "to encourage harmony among different groups of society".

Photographer who captured woman in hijab 'walking past' at the London attack site defends her

Many, including anti-Islam blogs, have accused the woman of being "unconcerned" and "ignoring" the victim.

SC seeks govt response to lifetime poll ban on convicts

BJP leader Aswini Kumar Upadhyay, senior counsel Vikas Singh said that the EC has supported the plea of banning a convicted person from contesting election for life.

Three rivers are now legally people – but that’s just the start of looking after them

New Zealand's Whanganui River and the Ganga and Yamuna Rivers in India have been given the right to 'sue' over issues like pollution. The challenge now is to ensure these legal rights are enforced.

Angered after he assaulted staffer with his slipper, airlines ban MP Ravindra Gaikwad

Citizens have welcomed the strong stand taken by airlines - but, they ask, why hasn’t he been arrested yet?