The aviation ministry may issue directions to Air India (AI) to not hold up flights for VIPs if they are running late.
Political parties, separatists and militant groups in Jammu and Kashmir were united on Friday in rejecting former RAW chief AS Dulat’s assertions on them after he spoke on a TV programme about the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government’s approach towards various outfits in the Muslim-majority state.
With an eye on the numerically significant backwards classes in Bihar, the Bharatiya Janata Party announced on Friday that it would set up a new other backward classes (OBC) front in the party to champion
A handful of Intelligence Bureau men “gheraoed” their station chief, Amarjit Singh Dulat, in Srinagar amid mounting body bags of their colleagues as militants were relentlessly targeting the country’s domestic spy agency in Kashmir Valley in the winter of 1989-90.
India saw a dip of over 14% in the number of malnourished children in the age group of 0 to 6 years -- the sharpest decline in 25 years -- a UNICEF survey has revealed. The country, however, lags behind sub-Saharan Africa where 21% children are malnourished.
A new poverty figure thrown up by the socio-economic and caste census is sure to keep alive the debate over methodologies used in the estimation of just how many rural people are poor.
Central intelligence agencies have found that jailed Indian Mujahideen top operative Yasin Bhatkal was using a cellphone from inside a high-security cell in a Hyderabad jail.
Experts questioned the authenticity and robustness of the new socio-economic census released on Friday, saying the data was neither validated nor discussed at the village level.
More rural households own mobile phones than a landed asset and an overwhelming majority of Indians still reside in the countryside, suggesting that the country isn’t creating enough sustainable cities necessary to lift millions out of poverty, the socio-economic caste census 2011 has shown.
An American woman travelling across India has found a striking way to force auto drivers to go by the meter -- sing Hindi songs out aloud.
Bollywood actress and BJP leader Hema Malini on Friday expressed "deep sorrow" over the death of a child in a road accident involving her car, hours after she was accused of not showing concern.
Indian intelligence agencies regularly pay terrorists, Hurriyat leaders as well as Jammu and Kashmir’s mainstream political parties such as the National Conference and the People’s Democratic Party.
Data from the socio-economic caste census (SECC) released on Friday will help the government better implement subsidy programmes, measure outcomes and plug leakages, officials said.
The long-awaited socio-economic caste census released on Friday has sparked fresh debate between political parties with the BJP expected to use its data, especially poverty figures, to counter the Congress on its development plank over the years.
The Bhartiya Janata Party and Janata Dal (S) in Karnataka on Friday sought state Lokayukta Y Bhaskar Rao's removal during the ongoing session of the state legislature.