Having junked 86 per cent of total currency in circulation with the demonitisation decision, government today sought to assuage anxious public saying banks and post offices would start giving out high denomination replacement notes from tomorrow even as it expanded the list of exempt public utilities.
A plea was today filed in Supreme Court seeking quashing of the Narendra Modi government's decision to demonetise Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 currency notes on grounds that it infringed on citizens' right to life and to trade, among others.
China today said India should respect its position on the proposed visit of exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama to Arunachal Pradesh early next year.
A right-wing outfit today celebrated the victory of Republican Donald Trump in the US polls, saying his Presidency would "further boost" the Indo-American ties.
"Congratulations @realDonaldTrump on being elected as the 45th US President," Modi said in a tweet.
Trump, 70, had recently described India as "a key, and key strategic ally" and looks forward to deepening the diplomatic and military cooperation that is the shared interest of both countries.
The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), the weather agency of the UN, published a detailed analysis of the global climate and increasingly visible human footprint on extreme weather and climate events with dangerous and costly impacts.
Addressing the media here, Verma also said, "We are passing on the torch to the next administration in a very good shape." Ties are on steep ascendancy and relation with India is a non-partisan subject in the US, he added.
The Indian tourists were third largest spenders during January-June period, after visitors from China who spent Singapore dollar 1.73 billion, an increase of 43 per cent per year and Indonesia who spent Singapore dollar 1.24 billion, an increase of 15 per cent per year.
The article which comes in the backdrop of recent meeting at Hyderabad between National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi said India wants to scale up its stand on the SCS in retaliation to Beijing blocking India's bid to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan, the Union Cabinet today considered a variety of MoUs, including the one on civil nuclear co-operation, to be signed between the two countries during his visit.
The Congress and the CPI(M) also expressed apprehension that the decision would have a "drastic impact on the financial health of the middle class and small traders".
In a bid to tackle the menace of counterfeit currency and black money, the government is removing from circulation Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes beginning midnight, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Tuesday evening addressing the nation.
Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar today said there is a need to conduct "learning outcome assessment" in primary schools before promoting students.
Scripting a new chapter in the country's transport sector which moves towards clean fuel, India's first liquefied natural gas-driven bus was launched here today.
Accusing Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti of failing to control the situation in Kashmir, National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah today demanded that she resign from her post.
Protesting the alleged assault on three photojournalists by security personnel of a private agency, journalists today took out a march from the Mumbai Press Club to Bombay House, the Tata Group's headquarters here.
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) today said it has awarded a Rs 328 crore contract in Himachal Pradesh to NKC Project Ltd.
Analysis of 2,000 orders of the Central Information Commission (CIC) and State Information Commissions of Bihar, Assam and Rajasthan showed that more than 60 percent of the orders contained deficiencies in terms of not recording critical facts.
Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today pitched for adequate headroom to ECGC so as to promote export finance, saying she will raise the issue with the Finance Ministry as well as the Reserve Bank.
The National Green Tribunal today came down heavily on Delhi and other neighbouring states for not taking steps to control stubble burning and directed them to give complete mechanism on implementation of its directions by tomorrow to curb air pollution.
The bench, comprising Justices A R Dave and A M Khanwilkar, said it will discuss the matter with Chief Justice T S Thakur during the day and the CJI will take a call when to hear the BCCI plea.
Asserting that the Security Council is stuck in its own "time warp and politics", India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin yesterday slammed the Council's inability to sanction the leaders of terrorist organisations.
The measures were the latest attempt to lift a thick haze of smoke, ash and other pollutants that has blanketed the capital city of more than 17 million people for more than a week, triggering public anger.
The apex court decided to post the matter on December 5 after NDTV's counsel and senior advocate Fali S Nariman and Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said there was no real urgency as the decision to ban the transmission on November 9 has been put on hold by the government.