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MoS Railways Suresh Angadi dies of Covid

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: September 24, 2020 8:10:34 am As railway minister, Angadi was characterised by his keen interest in tracking big-ticket projects. (File) Minister of State for Railways Suresh Chanabasappa Angadi became the first Union minister to succumb to the coronavirus on Wednesday. Angadi, 65, passed away less than […]

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No tech transfer yet, Rafale makers didn’t deliver on offsets, says CAG

Written by Krishn Kaushik | New Delhi | Updated: September 24, 2020 3:22:20 pm An Indian Air Force officer wearing a protective face mask at the Ambala Air Force Station before the induction ceremony of the five Rafale jets on September 10, 2020. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal) Coming down heavily on the government’s offset […]

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Committed to MSP but it was never part of law: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

Written by Harikishan Sharma | New Delhi | Updated: September 24, 2020 7:26:20 am The minister said that Bihar was the first state to have opened the market to farmers, referring to the state government’s decision to repeal the APMC Act in 2006. Rejecting demands for the inclusion of Minimum Support Price as a mandatory […]

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FinCEN Files: Before bankruptcy and probe, Bhushan Steel hit US radar for flows from Latvia, Dubai

Written by Khushboo Narayan | New Delhi | Updated: September 24, 2020 7:10:46 am 110 media organisations in 88 countries teamed up with ICIJ and BuzzFeed News to trace the Indian entities and banks named in these SARs filed with FinCEN between 1999 and 2017. Multiple transfers from a bank in Latvia and two electronics […]

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FinCEN Files: 44 Indian banks, transactions of $1 billion, flagged to US regulator

Written by Sandeep Singh | New Delhi | Updated: September 24, 2020 2:25:08 pm 110 media organisations in 88 countries teamed up with ICIJ and BuzzFeed News to trace the Indian entities and banks named in these SARs filed with FinCEN between 1999 and 2017. AT least 44 Indian banks have been flagged in connection […]

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NCB summons Deepika Padukone on September 25, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor a day later

Written by Mohamed Thaver | Mumbai | Updated: September 24, 2020 8:34:16 am (Clockwise from top left) Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Preet Singh, and Shraddha Kapoor have been summoned by NCB. (Photo: Sara Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Rakul Preet Singh, Shraddha Kapoor/Instagram) AS PART of its investigations into Rhea Chakraborty’s purported WhatsApp chats […]

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Delhi riots chargesheet: Khurshid, Kavita Krishnan named by accused for ‘provocative speeches’

Written by Aranya Shankar , Anand Mohan J | New Delhi | Updated: September 24, 2020 12:14:16 pm The statement of a protected witness, made under Section 164 CrPC, also names Khurshid as having made a provocative speech. (File) Congress leader Salman Khurshid, CPI-ML Politburo member Kavita Krishnan, student activist Kawalpreet Kaur, scientist Gauhar Raza […]

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Rethink short lockdowns, tracing is key: PM Modi to states

Written by Kaunain Sheriff M | New Delhi | Updated: September 24, 2020 7:25:41 am PM Modi was interacting with chief ministers of states.(Source: Twitter/BJP4India) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked the Chief Ministers of seven states worst hit by the Covid-19 crisis to make a critical assessment of the 1-2-day lockdowns that several […]