Caught between the urgency to pass the long-pending goods and services tax bill and an impasse arising out of the suspension of 25 Congress MPs, the government is believed to be trying to find an amicable solution to de-escalate tensions with the principal opposition party.
A crucial opinion from the law ministry will determine if the government can award a military contract to the subsidiary of a banned defence conglomerate.
The Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction has moved an application before the SC asking it not to quash a notification under which trading of “human embryo” is allowed.
The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday questioned the delay by the erstwhile UPA government in deciding the mercy plea of Congress leader Rajiv Gandhi’s assassins.
The court’s ire came when during a hearing of the case pertaining to alleged irregularities in allocation of Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block in Jharkhand to two Jindal group companies, Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) and Gagan Sponge Iron Pvt Ltd (GSIPL), the accused sought time to go through documents that were not legible.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) served notices to Indian authorities on Tuesday over allegations that Bangladesh had denied basic amenities to people living in Indian enclaves being swapped with land pockets from the neighbouring country as part of a historic boundary agreement.
Two soldiers were killed and several others injured when two contingents of the army fired opened at each other in the militancy-hit in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, in a case of mistaken identity.
India's biggest multi-application solar telescope (MAST) was inaugurated at the Udaipur Solar Observatory on Tuesday.
The government said on Tuesday it was open to all changes in the land bill on which a consensus existed as a parliamentary panel prepared to drop contentious provisions.
Around 70 adult tigers live outside protected forest areas in Vidarbha, a study by the Wildlife Conservation Trust (WCT) revealed. This has prompted the Maharashtra government to think about a plan to conserve the wildlife in these areas in the next two years.
Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday warned that the peace deal between the Centre and NSCN (IM) would be opposed tooth and nail if it challenged his state’s interests.
An aggressive Congress launched a clamorous campaign on Tuesday inside and outside Parliament against the Lok Sabha speaker’s decision to suspend 25 of its lawmakers for disrupting the House, a step that party chief Sonia Gandhi termed “murder of democracy”.
In police records, Shyamveer Yadav was a racketeer in the Vyapam scam, a middleman who helped candidates in the pre-medical tests secure seats in Madhya Pradesh.
It begins to rain after around 40 minutes of cloud seeding. A total of Rs 27 crore of rupees would be spent on the exercise, informed maharashtra agriculture minister Eknath Khadse
Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill which provides for strict action against those compelling any SC/ ST member to carry human or animal carcasses or do manual scavenging.