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.
The government on Wednesday set September 30 deadline for declaring undisclosed foreign income and assets to avoid hefty fines and a jail term under the new black money law.
A leaked email revealing that Lalit Modi offered Sushma Swaraj’s husband Swaraj Kaushal a post in the board of his family-run company months after the external affairs minister helped him secure travel documents in the UK has failed to earn the Congress any new support in its bid to force the minister to resign.
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 Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered compensation up to `2 crore for a family whose daughter lost her eyesight at birth because of negligence by a government hospital in Chennai.
Astounding as it may sound for an emerging telecom and IT superpower, all connectivity to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands from the Indian mainland until now was through satellites.
Vyapam scam: PMO said giving info not possible as ‘compiling it would lead to disproportionate diversion of resources of the PMO’.
Families of two men linked to a Madhya Pradesh examination scam who died under suspicious circumstances last week demanded a CBI probe on Wednesday, alleging they were murdered at the behest of government officials to cover up the high-profile scandal.
Vyapam scam: The first whistleblower says govt trying to cover up past frauds.
Measures like setting up of a hotline between the two militaries would contribute to enhancing mutual trust between India and China, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has said, adding that focus should be on maintaining stability along the disputed border.
Smita Sabharwal, additional secretary to the Telangana chief minister, told TV channels that she found the remarks against her in a recent post in the magazine "sexist" and "demoralising."
The centre on Wednesday rushed two teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) to Darjeeling to help in relief and rescue operations in the wake of landslides.
The centre has asked all the hospitals it runs in Delhi to gear up for an outbreak of dengue during the monsoon season and prepare an action plan within a week to combat the vector-borne disease.
Apart from launching an e-Hospital system to streamline important healthcare services, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched various frameworks to digitise and manage identification procedures making citizens's interaction with the government much simpler.
UK's food regulator Food Standards Agency (FSA) on Wednesday gave a clean chit to Nestle for Maggi manufactured in India saying levels of lead in the product are well within the EU permissible levels.