The Supreme Court Friday asked the government to fast-track the criminal justice system in India for ensuring good governance and gave it four weeks time to come out with a comprehensive framework on how the task could be achieved.
The Centre’s move on controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen has, for the first time, evoked applause from Muslim religious leaders across Bengal. The Modi government on Thursday cancelled the author’s resident permit and instead issued her a temporary tourist visa for two months.
Continuing with its neighbours-first foreign policy approach, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Nepal on Sunday for a two-day visit with a strong political message of friendship.
Kashmir remained tense on Friday following separatists’ call for post-Friday prayers protests against the Kausar Yatra, which the state government halted on Thursday from the Aharbal route in the valley.
The Narendra Modi government will face its first acid test on Rajya Sabha floor management on Monday when the insurance Act amendment bill comes up in the House.
The government may have a tough time in the Rajya Sabha this session as the Opposition may join hands on some key legislations it plans to introduce.
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has indicted a number of Delhi government departments for wasteful expenditure, stuck infrastructure and social security projects, besides ignoring key environmental issues.
There will be no correction manoeuvre on Mangalyaan in August and the spacecraft is on track, Indian Space Research Organisation has said.
A red-faced Congress had to revise its screening committee for the Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections after being informed about the recent death of one of the five leaders tasked with the onerous responsibility of selecting candidates.
The Delhi high court on Friday asked BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for his response on petitions filed by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, party vice-president Rahul Gandhi and other party leaders, challenging a summon order issued by a lower court in connection with Swamy’s complaint in the National Herald acquisition case.
A senior police official probing the murder of a young woman, daughter-in-law of a leading businessman of Uttar Pradesh, was on Friday taken off the investigation after he hugged the main accused and the victim's husband inside a police station in Kanpur.
In an audacious act caught on CCTV, a woman has stolen a newborn baby after entering the labour room at a well known hospital in Belgaum.
Former Congress Working Committee member Jagmit Singh Brar on Monday created a flutter with his remarks that there was "no harm" if Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi take a two-year break in the wake of Lok Sabha poll debacle.
Manmohan Singh's reign as PrimeMinister has been severely criticised by his former ministerial colleague Natwar Singh, who says he leaves no legacy after being in power for 10 years.
India is willing to sign a global trade deal, which it has torpedoed, if other WTO members can agree to its parallel demand for concessions on stockpiling food, senior officials in New Delhi said on Friday. Why India stood firm at WTO trade talks