New Delhi: India's amendment proposal to the Montreal Protocol for curbing green house gas emissions will help reduce the level of hydrofluorocarbon, one of the key pollutant gases, up to 64% by 2050, a policy research think-tank Thursday said.
Swapna Roy never had any exam blues, as the problems she was dealing with were of a more pressing nature -- her father had fixed her marriage with a brick kiln labourer and told her to drop out of school three months before the Class 10 exams.
Navy chief admiral RK Dhowan on Thursday advised ex-servicemen to be patient on the long-pending demand for 'One Rank One Pension' saying that the government was seized of the matter.
CPI(M) accused Modi Government of having failed in dealing with food security after the UN hunger report claimed India to be home to the highest number of undernourished people.
Stepping up the offensive, Rahul Gandhi Thursday hit out at BJP's ideological mentor RSS saying its belief was "murdering" individuality and that thought process is now running the country in which only one man knows everything from farmers to clothes.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Thursday refrained from providing any immediate relief on a plea to relax its directives limiting the playing of diesel and petrol vehicles in Rohtang Pass, saying it would examine Himachal Pradesh government's stand on how it would address the grievances of tourist vehicle operators.
On a tour of Rae Bareli, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday accused the Centre of showing apathetic attitude towards her constituency, days after Rahul Gandhi alleged that the Modi government was pursuing "politics of vendetta" against them.
A blistering heat wave sweeping through India could be another manifestation of an extreme weather event, a green body said on Thursday, warning that more agony was in the offing due to rise in global temperatures.
West Bengal’s criminal investigation department submitted a chargesheet in court on Thursday against Trinamool Congress legislator Tapas Pal in a 2014 hate speech case where the former actor allegedly threatened CPI(M) supporters with rape and murder.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform yoga at a public event next month, part of his international drive to increase participation in the ancient Indian discipline.
Air India has suspended 17 of its cabin crew members for "delaying" several of the international flights citing "inadequate" rest period.
Rights activists and a former top cop on Thursday hailed Tripura’s decision to withdraw the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (Afspa), saying it could serve as a precedent for total repeal of the legislation blamed for excesses by security forces.
Sena's mouthpiece 'Saamna' mocks at how BJP is treating its promises in the manifesto with a practical approach. Sena says, this should not be treated as 'U-turns'.
An Indian website, Minitified's social media campaign that "all men are not rapists" has come in for intense criticism for its "dangerous message".
Top BJP leaders from the northeast, including sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal, slammed union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi’s remark that those who want to eat beef “can go to Pakistan”, even as an audio recording emerged of union minister Kiren Rijiju criticising the statement.