Mumbai shivers at 11°C; coldest February day in a decade

Cold wave grips State, thunderstorm warning issued in several districts The city experienced its coldest day in a decade with the Santacruz observatory recording a minimum temperature of 11 degrees Celsius on Saturday. The minimum temperature fell seven degrees below normal (18.2°C), while the maximum temperature at 24.2 degrees Celsius fell seven degrees below normal […]

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‘There are no discussions. What Modi says, happens: Kharge

Govt. not working according to Constitution, says Kharge Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday accused the BJP government of weakening the constitutional institutions everyday and of having no faith in their autonomy. Replying to the motion of thanks to the President’s address, he said the address seemed a compilation of Prime […]

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Amazon’s Bezos says National Enquirer owner tried to blackmail him

American Media Inc (AMI), the owner of the National Enquirer, did not immediately return a request for comment. Jeff Bezos, chief executive of Amazon.com Inc, has accused the owner of the National Enquirer of trying to blackmail him with the threat of publishing “intimate photos” he allegedly sent to his girlfriend unless he said in […]

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ED claims Deepak Talwar has links with Vijay Mallya, court extends custody till Feb. 12

Deepak Talwar was booked by the ED and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in criminal cases of corruption. The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday alleged before a Delhi court that Deepak Talwar, booked in a case of surrender of lucrative national and international air routes by Air India to foreign and domestic private airlines in […]

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Mumbai man says he will sue parents for bringing him into world without his ‘consent’

Raphael’s parents are lawyers, and he says he shares a cordial relationship with them. A 27-year-old man, resident of Mumbai, has said he is going to drag his parents to court — for giving birth to him without his consent. As children are powerless to decide whether to come into this world or not, the […]

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Saudi crown prince told aide he would use ‘a bullet’ on Khashoggi: report

The conversation was intercepted by U.S. intelligence agencies, as part of routine efforts by the National Security Agency and other agencies to capture and store the communications of global leaders, including allied ones, The Times said Saudi Arabia’s crown prince told a senior aide he would go after Jamal Khashoggi “with a bullet” a year […]

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U.S. emergency aid for Venezuela arrives at Colombian border

Two semi-trailers loaded with boxed emergency food and medicine rolled into the Colombian border city of Cucuta, which is just across the river from Venezuela. Trucks carrying U.S. humanitarian aid destined for Venezuela arrived on Thursday at the Colombian border, where opposition leaders vowed to bring them into their troubled nation despite objections from embattled […]

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