- Apr 02, 2015 00:18 IST
Fearing an Iraq-like crisis when a group of Indian nurses was taken captive briefly by gun-toting militants, the Narendra Modi government has accelerated evacuation of 4,000 Indians from strife-torn Yemen.
- Apr 01, 2015 20:07 IST
The Enforcement Directorate attached on Wednesday assets worth Rs 742 crore in the name of Maran brothers in the Aircel-Maxis case, the Press Trust of India reported.
- Apr 01, 2015 21:33 IST
The Modi government is confident of getting the support of the BJP’s biggest ally, the Shiv Sena, when it plans to introduce a new land bill in Parliament in the second half of the budget session that starts on April 20, a senior minister said on Wednesday.
- Apr 01, 2015 20:54 IST
The Andhra Pradesh government has on Wednesday approved the name Amaravati for its brand new capital to be constructed in the Guntur district.
- Apr 01, 2015 18:40 IST
Union minister of state Giriraj Singh faced flak on Wednesday for targeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi in racist remarks, which he later described as 'informal'. The Congress also demanded Singh's resignation, as a massive row broke out over Singh's slip -- the latest chapter in the faux pas list of foot-in-mouth Indian politicians. HT brings to you a complete guide on the controversy.
- Apr 02, 2015 01:07 IST
The Indian evacuation efforts of its stranded nationals in strife-torn Yemen was in full swing on Wednesday, as two Indian Air Force flights took off from Djibouti, on the Horn of Africa, carrying over 350 Indian nationals back home even as a naval ship went back to a Yemeni port to ferry more Indians to safety.
- Apr 02, 2015 00:53 IST
The indelible ink mark on your forefinger signifying participation in democracy will now be ‘bigger and bolder’, helping you show it prominently in a selfie.
- Apr 01, 2015 21:52 IST
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has observed several "deficiencies" in the much-hyped Gujarat model saying the state suffered in agriculture, industry and the social sectors.
- Apr 01, 2015 22:17 IST
The elections to three Rajya Sabha seats from Kerala on April 20 have turned interesting with many Congress leaders vying for a berth in the upper house of Parliament. The Congress and the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) – both partners in the ruling United Democratic Front (UDF) – are certain to win a seat each, the third one will go to the CPM, the major constituent of the opposition Left Democratic Front (LDF).
- Apr 01, 2015 23:32 IST
The condition of former Union minister Jaswant Singh, 76, who was admitted to Army Research & Referral Hospital on Tuesday, is stable.
- Apr 02, 2015 01:00 IST
From a powerful political family in Tamil Nadu, the Marans a leveraged its clout to build a profitable business empire that ranged from television stations to airlines. The Maran brothers’ business fortunes rose in direct proportion to the political power they enjoyed -- both at the Centre and in Tamil Nadu.
- Apr 02, 2015 00:12 IST
The Centre has decided that companies which got the 214 cancelled coal blocks in the recently concluded auctions will not have to take fresh environment clearance, thereby paving the way for quicker extraction of the mineral.
- Apr 02, 2015 00:17 IST
Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Wednesday categorically announced to debar Biharis and people from UP from Group C and D government jobs in the state where a major chunk of the population are migrants form the two states and have traditionally been BJP supporters.
- Apr 02, 2015 00:21 IST
The West Bengal government on Wednesday announced that it had issued a prohibitory order banning the entry of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP)’s international working president, Praveen Togadia, from entering the state.
- Apr 02, 2015 00:23 IST
In the wake of a committee constituted to review working of the University Grants Commission (UGC) reportedly suggesting that the body be scrapped, the government on Wednesday said that the UGC was formed by an Act of Parliament and could not be scrapped unilaterally.