Despite the drubbing of the saffron party in the just-concluded bypolls, more than 50% respondents in a HT poll on Tuesday said that the country was still under the spell of the ‘Modi wave’.
With economy and trade high on his agenda, Chinese President Xi Jinping's maiden visit to India on Wednesday will be a historic one as it could set a new paradigm in bilateral ties and help realise Indian and Chinese dreams for development, Chinese officials and analysts said.
The social justice ministry has recommended a CBI probe in a case of alleged misappropriation of grants meant for physically handicapped by an NGO headed by former Union minister Salman Khurshid.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) and CBI are at odds over whether to allow two people, accused in 2G spectrum allocation, to travel abroad.
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into alleged land deals involving Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra, saying the alleged "illegal transactions" have taken place beyond the court’s territorial jurisdiction.
Clearly there is no walking the talk for the newly created Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Ministry. While development of skills may be a buzzword for the Narendra Modi-led NDA government’s policies, very few moves have taken place on the ground to get the new ministry going.
The QS World University Ranking 2014, for the third consecutive year, is led by MIT. At number two is the University of Cambridge, followed by Imperial College, London, Harvard University and University of Oxford.