Duggal, a former Union home secretary, was looking after the additional charge of Mizoram Raj Bhavan as well. He submitted resignation letter to President Pranab Mukherjee late in the evening on Thursday. He was appointed Governor in December last year.
The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran’s demand to restrain the CBI from filing a charge sheet against him in the Aircel-Maxis deal arising out of the investigation into the 2G spectrum scam.
More than a year after his resignation from the cabinet, Congress leader and former law minister Ashwani Kumar may make a comeback in the forefront.
Growing air traffic seems to have taken a toll on Delhi airport as it emerged as the most unsafe airport in the country, with maximum incidents of air miss – when two or more aircraft fly dangerously close to each other.
The split between Kuldeep Bishnoi’s Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) and the BJP following an acrimonious innings in the past six months has serious political ramifications for both parties.
Ahead of assembly polls, the Congress in Jharkhand is trying to replenish its depleted political stock by reaching out to leaders who deserted the party after being sidelined during the Lok Sabha polls.
A student of Visva-Bharati university was allegedly gang-raped for days by four youths — three of whom belong to the same department of the university.
To be steered by the human resource development ministry, the mega ‘Vanche Bharat’ project will aim at unleashing a book popularising and reading movement across the country and to inculcate the reading habit in about 400 million school and college students besides reviving dying libraries.
Noting that impotency or frigidity were serious social problems that often broke marriages, the Madras high court has suggested making pre-marital clinical tests mandatory for grooms.
India has informed the US that the Pakistan-based proscribed groups, including Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), were sending recruits to Syria and Iraq via Saudi Arabia and Turkey to join the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant-led ‘jihad’.
The bonhomie between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe is on full display with the two leaders exchanging tweets about Modi’s upcoming visit to Japan and their vision for the relationship between the two countries.
Chandra Mohan Sharma, an RTI activist and Aam Aadmi Party member whose burnt body was recovered from his car three months ago, faked his death with his brother-in-law’s help, police said on Thursday.
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday carried out raids at 21 locations in West Bengal and Assam in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam.
Another former telecom minister A Raja and DMK Rajya Sabha MP Kanomozhi are out on bail in the 2G spectrum case. Karunanidhi’s wife, Dayalu Ammal was given bail in another 2G related case of Kalaignar TV receiving funds from the scam-tainted company.
At least 12 students were injured in a clash between a group of students in the hostel of Swami Parmanand College of Engineering & Technology in Jaulan Kalan village in Mohali district after some students from Jammu and Kashmir allegedly cheered for the Pakistani team while watching a cricket match, police said on Thursday.