• 'Feel let down, will continue fight for justice'

     New Delhi | 18-Dec-2015 18:30:08 IST 'Feel let down, will continue fight for justice'

    A visibly distraught Asha Singh expressed her disappointment after Delhi High Court refused to stay release of the juvenile convict in the Nirbhaya gang rape case.

  • 'Boycott US companies for showing wrong India map'

     New Delhi | 18-Dec-2015 18:09:38 IST 'Boycott US companies for showing wrong India map'

    The issue of wrong maps of India being circulated on the internet was raised by BJP MP Tarun Vijay in the Rajya Sabha on Friday. The BJP leader said the India is under cartographic attack by Microsoft and other American companies who he accused of using truncated Indian maps which show entire Kashmir in Pakistan and Aksai Chin in China.

  • There's no question of scrapping quota: RSS

     Mumbai | 17-Dec-2015 18:21:48 IST There's no question of scrapping quota: RSS

    Making a complete U-turn from his previous statement that the quota system needed a review, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has said reservation should continue in the country as long as there was social discrimination and asserted that the Sangh was not in favour of scrapping it.

  • Fed raises interest rates for first time in a decade in 'dovish hike'

     Washington | 17-Dec-2015 08:01:19 IST Fed raises interest rates for first time in a decade in 'dovish hike'

    The Federal Reserve hiked interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade on Wednesday, signaling faith that the US economy had largely overcome the wounds of the 2007-2009 financial crisis.

  • AAP demands Jaitley's resignation, Congress joins in

     New Delhi | 17-Dec-2015 07:54:44 IST AAP demands Jaitley's resignation, Congress joins in

    The political feuding over the CBI raid on Rajendra Kumar, principal secretary to chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, became fiercer on Wednesday with Congress leaping into the fray and demanding - along with the Aam Aadmi Party - the resignation of finance minister Arun Jaitley for alleged irregularities at the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA).