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Women RS MPs demand action over 1612 rape convict''s interview

Women RS MPs demand action over rape convict’s interview

NEW DELHI: In an unusual act, women MPs from Opposition parties today stormed into the well of Rajya Sabha and forced a brief adjournment demanding action over December 16 gang rape… Read more »

Rape convict interview Rajnath summons Tihar Director-General

Rape convict interview: Rajnath summons Tihar Director-General

NEW DELHI: As the interview of the December 16 gang rape convict created a storm, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday summoned Director-General of Tihar Jail, where the documentary… Read more »

Restraint on telecast of interview of Dec 16 gangrape convict

Restraint on telecast of interview of Dec 16 gang rape convict

NEW DELHI: Delhi court today said that the order restraining airing or broadcasting the interview of a December 16 gang rape convict, which was conducted inside Tihar jail, will continue… Read more »

Strong action against those disturbing communal harmony Govt

Strong action against those disturbing communal harmony: Govt

NEW DELHI: Strong action will be taken against those who disturb communal harmony, government asserted in Rajya Sabha today while stating that such incidents had “shown a decreasing trend” during the… Read more »

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Govt launches public contest on suggestions for PMO mobile app

NEW DELHI: The government today launched a contest for taking suggestions from the public to develop a mobile application for the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). The application, which will be… Read more »

Only 14th of govt bodies making mandatory RTI disclosures

Only 1/4th of govt bodies making mandatory RTI disclosures

NEW DELHI: The Central Information Commission today questioned the government bodies with regard to meeting the requirement of mandatory suo-motu disclosures under the RTI Act and said that there was… Read more »

HC dismisses Chavan's plea to drop his name from Adarsh case

HC dismisses Chavan’s plea to drop his name from Adarsh case

MUMBAI: In a blow to former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, the Bombay High Court today dismissed his appeal to recall an earlier order refusing to delete his name from… Read more »

Uber case HC allows recall of 13 witnesses including victim

Uber case: HC allows recall of 13 witnesses including victim

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court today allowed recall of 13 prosecution witnesses, including the victim in Uber cab rape case, on the plea of the accused driver and said… Read more »

Tax slabs unchanged, Jaitley increases exemption limit of health insurance premium to Rs 30,000

Tax slabs unchanged, Jaitley increases exemption limit of health insurance premium to Rs 30,000

NEW DELHI: Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday abolished the wealth tax on super-rich with an income of Rs 1 crore or more per year and replaced it with a… Read more »

Modi denounces communalism, says his govt stands for all

Modi denounces communalism, says his govt stands for all

EW DELHI: Breaking his silence in Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today denounced communalism and asserted that his government stood for unity wherein all religions prosper within the framework of… Read more »

Mufti to head 25-member cabinet; PM to attend his swearing-in

Mufti to head 25-member cabinet; PM to attend swearing-in

NEW DELHI: PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed will head a 25-member cabinet, half of it from BJP, in Jammu and Kashmir and the swearing-in ceremony on Sunday in Jammu will… Read more »

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Cumulative impact of new reforms could be substantial: Survey

NEW DELHI: Cumulative impact of new reform measures, such as deregulation of diesel prices, coal ordinance and raising FDI limits, taken by the Narendra Modi-led government could be substantial, says the Economic Survey…. Read more »

'Ensure women's place in economy; change patriarchal mindset'

‘Ensure women’s place in economy; change patriarchal mindset’

NEW DELHI: Highlighting the need to ensure place for women in India’s socio-economic set up, the Economic Survey today said the government has to play a pro-active role to change… Read more »

Eco Survey projects sub 1 pc CAD for next fiscal

Eco Survey projects sub 1 pc CAD for next fiscal

NEW DELHI: The Current Account Deficit (CAD) is expected to fall below 1 per cent in the next fiscal on the back of easing of global commodity prices including petroleum… Read more »

No Chinese incursion into India's territory Govt

No Chinese incursion into India’s territory: Govt

NEW DELHI: Transgressions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) between India and China do occur but no Chinese incursion into the country’s territory has taken place, the government said today…. Read more »

Collegium system to continue till NJAC put in place

Collegium system to continue till NJAC put in place

NEW DELHI: The two-decade old Collegium system for appointing judges to the Supreme Court and High Courts will continue until the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) is put in place,… Read more »

Govt rules out pvtisation of Rlys and retrenchment

Govt rules out privatization of Railways and retrenchment

NEW DELHI: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today ruled out privatization of Railways and retrenchment of the workforce, saying the public transporter was committed to protect the interests of the employees… Read more »

Sreesanth survived murder bid in Tihar jail, says b'-in-law

‘Sreesanth survived murder bid in Tihar jail’

KOCHI: In a sensational claim, noted Malayalam singer Madhu Balakrishnan today said his brother-in-law and cricketer S Sreesanth survived a murder attempt in Tihar jail where he was lodged in… Read more »

No hike in Railway passenger fare, no new train services

No hike in Railway passenger fare, no new train services

NEW DELHI: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday spared passengers from any hike in fares but made changes in freight rates to rake in more money while ruling out privatization…. Read more »

Rail Budget futuristic and passenger centric Modi

Rail Budget futuristic and passenger centric: Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday termed the Rail Budget as “futuristic” and “passenger centric” and said it lays out a clear roadmap to make the national transporter… Read more »