China has proposed an economic corridor with India through Nepal in what appears to be President Xi Jinping’s latest effort to enhance connectivity and trade links across south Asia.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday shrugged off concerns that the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament might be disrupted over the controversy surrounding two of the government's senior ministers and former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi.
The Government has allocated Rs 200 crore for three years, in a move to set up an online national agriculture market by integrating 585 wholesale markets across India that would help farmers realise better prices.
The government plans to spend Rs 50,000 crore over the next five years under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) to improve farm productivity.
Three men were allegedly beaten to death by an irate mob in Bihar's Sitamarhi district when they were trying to escape after injuring a trader and killing his minor son, police said on Thursday.
A judge in Himachal Pradesh has been suspended for allegedly harassing a woman judge. Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir has ordered a probe into the allegations, sources said on Thursday.
When Narendra Modi takes the centre stage for an event involving the corporate sector, it is not surprising that the who's who of India Inc. would be there. On Wednesday, however, even a 15,000-capacity stadium in Delhi seemed trifle small for a venue. Here's who said what at the event.
The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) sought on Thursday a report from the civil aviation ministry on recent incidents of alleged abuse of privilege involving Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union minister Kiren Rijiju that have ignited a torrent of criticism on social media.
A 20-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her 45-year-old father for six months in Nauchandi police station area in Meerut, the police said on Thursday.
The controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (Afspa), which bestows special powers on the Indian Army, can be revoked in Jammu and Kashmir when the situation is conducive, union home minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday during a two-day visit to Kashmir.
A video clip of senior DMK leader MK Stalin slapping a passenger on the Chennai Metro went viral on Thursday, sparking a torrent of condemnation from civil society and political parties over his supposed uncivil behaviour.
With his takes on "M-governance" (M for mobile , not Modi) and "bloodless cyber war" the Prime Minister Narendra Modi kept his audience, which comprised top industrialists and senior ministers among others, well engaged.
It is a question nobody has been able to answer until now: Is Rajasthan’s spectacular 19th century Dholpur Palace owned by the government or is it the private property of the former royal family of Dholpur?
The Dholpur Palace in Rajasthan, which became the focus of controversy after the Congress alleged that it belonged to the government but had been usurped by Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhra Raje and Lalit Modi through a private firm, is a luxury palace turned into a heritage hotel.
On the backfoot over the controversies surrounding former cricket administrator Lalit Modi, the government is banking its reforms agenda on the possibility that the Congress may not be able to sustain its anti-government campaign over the three weeks leading to Parliament’s monsoon session.