The Centre scraps proposal to provide free medicines to all through government hospitals citing fund constraint.
A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the appointment of new Comptroller and Auditor General and former defence secretary Shashi Kant Sharma.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Thursday that India was well positioned to become a net provider of security in its immediate region in the Indian Ocean and beyond.
The country’s second National Institute of Design will come up in Haryana’s Kurukshetra district and Japan will provide technological assistance for the same, a minister said Wednesday.
From a little-known madrassa teacher to a shadowy terror accused to the poster boy of Muslim anger — Khalid Mujahid’s 30-odd years of life were full of unpredictable twists and turns. And now his mysterious death in police custody on May 18 could well upset the Samajwadi Party’s Muslim applecart in Uttar Pradesh.
West Delhi will come a little closer to central Delhi, with the Delhi traffic police mulling over a proposal to construct a 5-km elevated corridor to connect Brar Square on Ring Road with Rajendra Nagar.
The police on Thursday claimed to have solved the massacre of an entire family of seven by arresting their former driver.
The 61-year old 1976 Bihar cadre IAS officer Shashi Kant Sharma replaced Vinod Rai, who superannuated yesterday after a five-and-a-half year eventful tenure as the head of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
Shashi Kant Sharma will take over as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) today, succeeding Vinod Rai who demitted office yesterday after an eventful five-and-a-half years during which the audit body was locked in confrontations with the government.
Janta Party president Dr Subramaniyam Swami on Wednesday asked people of Kashmir to "forget Pakistan and live like true Indians".
The UPA government would have been on its high horse by now had not food inflation and leakages in its public delivery system deflated the gains.
The home ministry feels that Kashmir separatists like Yasin Malik should not be pampered as JKLF was a part of the United Jehad Council and recipient of operational funding from Pakistan. Shishir Gupta and Toufiq Rashid report.
The US-based outsourcing firm iGate is being investigated by a law firm to ascertain whether the company and its employees violated federal securities laws.
Shashi Kant Sharma, an IAS officer of the 1976 batch from Bihar cadre, took over today as CAG of India, an office that has been in limelight for exposing a series of scams in government departments and opening a window for judicial activism.
Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Hilal Moulvi, who had masterminded the killing of Palhalan sarpanch Ghulam Mohd Yatoo, was killed in an encounter in Srinagar on Thursday. HT