EC should allow matching results of at least 5 pc EVMs and paper trails: S Y Quraishi

There have been demands to increase the number of polling stations where EVM and VVPAT results are matched to allay concerns about voting machines being hacked to favour a particular political party. EC should allow matching results of at least 5 pc EVMs and paper trails: S Y Quraishi Source: ET HOME

President Kovind addresses the nation on I-Day eve

President Kovind addresses the nation on I-Day eve”The power to stay your hand is far greater than the power to strike with your hand and ‘hinsa’ has no place in the society,” Kovind said. President Kovind addresses the nation on I-Day eve Source: ET HOME

BJP to make Dalit welfare theme of its conclave

BJP to make Dalit welfare theme of its conclaveAmit Shah will kick-off the conclave on August 18 and emphasise on the work done by the party and the Narendra Modi government for the upliftment of the backwards and Dalits. BJP to make Dalit welfare theme of its conclave Source: ET HOME

BJP may propose polls with those in US, Russia: Sena

BJP may propose polls with those in US, Russia: SenaSena’s Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut also wondered how holding the Lok Sabha and assembly polls simultaneously will benefit the country. BJP may propose polls with those in US, Russia: Sena Source: ET HOME

Dissolve Lok Sabha to hold simultaneous polls with states, Congress tells PM

“If they bring it in advance by dissolving the Lok Sabha, we are prepared to fight both Lok Sabha and assembly elections at a time,” Gehlot said. Dissolve Lok Sabha to hold simultaneous polls with states, Congress tells PM Source: ET HOME

Government seeks public comments on Data protection bill; September 10 deadline

As per the draft bill, citizens and internet users will have the final say on how and for what purpose personal data can be used, and they will also have the right to withdraw consent. Government seeks public comments on Data protection bill; September 10 deadline Source: ET HOME

Saudi pips Iraq as top oil supplier to India in July

Saudi pips Iraq as top oil supplier to India in JulyMany European refiners are winding down purchases of Iranian oil after the United States imposed sanctions on Tehran, leading to higher supplies to Asia, mainly India and China. Saudi pips Iraq as top oil supplier to India in July Source: ET HOME

PM Modi's I-Day speech to be streamed live on Google, YouTube

Doordarshan’s coverage of Independence Day celebrations tomorrow will open with a patriotic song recorded by singer composer Shankar Mahadevan, and in a first, anchors will present the event from the ramparts of Red Fort. PM Modi’s I-Day speech to be streamed live on Google, YouTube Source: ET HOME

Rahul Gandhi addresses corporates; speaks on GST, other issues

“Rahul spoke about GST, demonetisation… He shared his opinion. He spoke about job creation and wealth distribution. It was a positive interaction,” he told. Rahul Gandhi addresses corporates; speaks on GST, other issues Source: ET HOME

Shaurya Chakra for Major Aditya, Rifleman Aurangzeb

Shaurya Chakra for Major Aditya, Rifleman AurangzebMajor Aditya Kumar, who is with the 10 Garhwal Rifles and Rifleman Aurangzeb (posthumously) will get the Shaurya Chakra gallantry award for gallantry otherwise than in the face of the enemy. Shaurya Chakra for Major Aditya, Rifleman Aurangzeb Source: ET HOME

Jet Airways woes: Goyal briefs aviation secy

Following its abrupt move to indefinitely defer June quarter earnings announcement on August 9, the aviation ministry had said it was keeping a watch on the developments at the beleaguered airline. Jet Airways woes: Goyal briefs aviation secy Source: ZEE NEWS BUSINESS

Bombay HC pulls up Maharashtra officials for inaction on Nirav Modi bungalow

In the affidavit, he said that 12 of these were demolished, land records of several others were still being ascertained, and it was found that Modi’s bungalow was not in violation of any norms. Bombay HC pulls up Maharashtra officials for inaction on Nirav Modi bungalow Source: ET HOME

NCLAT reserves order over Mistry's plea on Tata Sons

NCLAT was hearing the plea filed by Mistry challenging the orders of NCLT which had dismissed his plea challenging his removal as chairman of the company. NCLAT reserves order over Mistry's plea on Tata Sons Source: ZEE NEWS BUSINESS