New Delhi: At least four more airports in the country, including those in Shirdi in Maharashtra and Jamnagar in Gujarat, are expected to be brought under the armed security cover of paramilitary force CISF soon. The other two aerodromes are in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh and Vijayawada in AndhraMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 16:11 IST
New Delhi: Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba will begin a five-day visit to the US on Sunday during which he will hold extensive talks with the top military brass of the Trump administration to consolidate bilateral naval cooperation, including in the Indo-Pacific region.Admiral Lanba will holdMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 15:54 IST
New Delhi: The Lok Sabha has passed, without a debate, a bill that will exempt political parties from scrutiny of funds they have received from abroad since 1976. On Wednesday, the Lok Sabha passed amid chaotic protests by the opposition parties, 21 amendments to the Finance Bill 2018. One of themMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 15:26 IST
New Delhi: Congress leader and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Sunday described demonetization as the "greatest lie" and said it ended up destroying jobs. The Congress leader also accused the Centre of pushing people into poverty by implementing a flawed Goods and Services Tax (GST).More
Published 18-Mar-2018 15:16 IST
New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday launched a scathing attack on the NDA government, accusing it of having "messed up" the economy and mismanaging the dispute in Jammu and Kashmir.
Published 18-Mar-2018 13:42 IST
New Delhi: Sexual assault cases involving child victims rose to over one lakh in 2016 across the country and only 229 of them were adjudicated upon by trial courts in that year, the Supreme Court has been informed.
Published 18-Mar-2018 12:55 IST
New Delhi: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has asked a committee set up to review the flexi-fare scheme, to go back to the drawing board and draft a fresh report after it suggested introducing dynamic pricing like airlines in the railways, officials said. The Committee, formed in December last year,More
Published 18-Mar-2018 12:55 IST
New Delhi: The Congress plenary on Sunday authorsied party President Rahul Gandhi to constitute the Congress Working Committee (CWC). The proposal was adopted with a consensus by raising of hands.
Published 18-Mar-2018 12:52 IST
New Delhi: A parliamentary panel has expressed its unhappiness over "unsatisfactory" utilisation of funds for pollution abatement by the environment ministry and asked it to "introspect" its performance and ensure optimal utilisation of funds and meeting of targets in future. The panel noted thatMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 12:35 IST
Dubai: India needs to have a comprehensive relook at its education sector to prepare its youth which comprise over 50 per cent of the 1.3 billion population for the future, educationists and experts have suggested. Speaking at the sixth Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF) in Dubai, the expertsMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 11:34 IST
New Delhi: Legal experts have cautioned the government against accepting one of the recommendations of the Supreme Court collegium for elevation to the apex court while keeping the other one on hold, pointing that a chief justice of India had told the law ministry not to "segregate" names sent forMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 10:08 IST
New Delhi: The BJP tonight slammed the speeches of Congress president Rahul Gandhi and his predecessor Sonia Gandhi at the party's plenary session as "stale rhetoric" which has been "rejected repeatedly" by the people.
Published 18-Mar-2018 07:39 IST
New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday said it would impose a five per cent cess on the incomes of the top one per cent richest Indians, when it comes to power. The resolution on "Agriculture, Employment and Poverty Alleviation", adopted at the party's 84th plenary here, also said that the party shallMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 07:35 IST
New Delhi: India on Saturday gave a Note Verbale to Pakistan through its high commission in Islamabad protesting the "intimidation and harassment" of its staff there, the 12th such diplomatic note in less than three months. Official sources said that in its communication to the Pakistan foreignMore
Published 18-Mar-2018 07:25 IST
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday handed over the 'Chaadar' to be offered at Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, Ajmer Sharif, to Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.
Published 17-Mar-2018 22:21 IST | Updated 22:57 IST
Cuttack: President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday advised the lawyers of the nation to be a voice for the voiceless and bring justice to the most deprived. "It would be a travesty of our republican ethic if a poor person did not get the same access to the law as a rich person. Unfortunately, inMore
Published 17-Mar-2018 19:46 IST
New Delhi: Following Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's apology to a former Punjab minister for accusing him of being part of the "drug trade", social activist Anna Hazare on Saturday taunted the AAP chief, saying one should not do anything for which one has to tender an apology later on.
Published 17-Mar-2018 19:38 IST | Updated 21:58 IST
New Delhi: Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying his government was power-drunk and the pre-poll promises of combating corruption and ensuring inclusive development were mere "dramebaazi".
Published 17-Mar-2018 17:15 IST | Updated 22:19 IST
Jammu: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Saturday supported the demand for deportation of illegal migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh, saying their presence in Jammu and Kashmir posed a security threat to the country. We do not consider them (Rohingyas and Bangladeshis) as refugees as theyMore
Published 17-Mar-2018 16:55 IST
New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), on Saturday, advised people not to get carried away with the news related to a Portable Document Format file named as 'Mera Aadhaar Meri Pehchan'.
Published 17-Mar-2018 22:47 IST | Updated 22:54 IST

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