BJP president Amit Shah has written to his senior officials to take steps to steer public debate in favour of party positions, reports said on Thursday.
CPI leader Atul Kumar Anjan has stoked a controversy by saying that a condom advertisement featuring former porn star Sunny Leone will destroy people’s sensibility and lead to more rapes in India.
Peter Mukerjea may be called for questioning again in the Sheena Bora case on Wednesday, a day after police called in the former Star India CEO and searched his home in Worli for evidence.
Four militants and a soldier were killed in a gun battle in northern Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, a day after a jawan died in a skirmish in the militancy-hit state.
The agitating ex-servicemen and the government appeared to have ironed out some major differences over the contentious issue of one rank one pension with the defence veterans saying that they may accept revision of pension once in two years instead of one year as demanded by them.
It would now be possible to respond to requests if a foreign country has obtained the “stolen data” via normal administrative assistance channels or from public sources.
The government is set to hack away a great deal of red tape with a new classification of industries that uses colour codes to denote environmental impact, a move that means 36 industries may need no green clearance at all.
Nepal is reliant on India for supply of petroleum products and Indian Oil Corporation is the sole supplier. Last month, an agreement was signed between the two countries to construct a 41-km petrol pipeline connecting both neighbours so that supply is not affected by such protests and other transportation bottlenecks.
Madhesis and Tharus are people of the plains who share ethnic and kinship ties with people across the border in India. While Madhesis and Tharus want two provinces in the plains, the hill establishment has divided the Tarai into five parts. `
BJP leader and Union minister of state for skill development and entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Wednesday claimed that under the leadership of Lalu Prasad, the grand alliance of RJD, JD (U) and Congress was out to create a division between upper and lower castes to get political mileage in the assembly polls in Bihar.
Aiming to bring in more efficient work practices, railway minister Suresh Prabhu has instructed heads of six production units (PUs) and 42 workshops to draft short, medium and long term production plans to increase productivity and bring transparency.
Industry experts believe that rationalisation of industries under Red, Orange and Green categories and introduction of a new category - White - will end inspector raj in environmental regulation.
Having found the Worli firm from which the Opel Corsa used in the murder of Sheena Bora was rented, the Khar Police are looking into why former Star India CEO Peter Mukerjea hired the car for his wife Indrani despite being in London at the time.
The Sardar Vallabhbhai Post Graduate Institute of Paediatrics in Cuttack, which is in the news over a spate of infant deaths, has always had a high mortality rate, records show.
In a first of its kind interaction after Narendra Modi took over as the Prime Minister, the top brass of RSS and its affiliates, the government and the BJP came together to deliberate on key issues including the contentious 'One Rank One Pension' on which an early resolution was favoured.