Sonia balm for hurt Opposition leaders

In a bid to smoothen ruffled feathers, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has been reaching out to Opposition leaders who had made common cause with the party to oppose the demonetisation decision of the Modi government during the Parliament session. Sonia, who was…

Rs 7 cr found in driver’s account

Income Tax officials here found that an inactive savings account of an Uber cab driver suddenly started brimming with Rs 7 crore following demonetisation. The officials found that the amount deposited at a major public sector bank was then transferred to accounts…

Govt okays Rs 7,000-cr defence projects

The defence ministry on Friday approved acquisition projects worth approximately Rs 7,000 crore. These include purchasing six modern surveillance aircraft for the Indian Coast Guard to keep an eye on the 7,500 km-long coastline.The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) headed by Defence Minister…