Nearly 10 months after the top post in two key watchdogs became vacant, the Prime Minister-headed selection committee will meet on Saturday to select the chief information commissioner (CIC) and the central vigilance commissioner (CVC).
The Opposition forced a Rajya Sabha panel on Friday to give in to its demand for fresh consultations with states on the goods and services tax (GST) bill, a move that may delay the government’s push to do away with overlapping state and central levies.
The Law Commission on Friday recommended that divorced parents be given joint custody of minor children, a move aimed at doing away with gender bias in India’s custody laws that favour the father.
With Pakistan remaining noncommittal about a motor vehicles agreement connecting Saarc countries, India is firming up a slew of sub-regional and bilateral pacts on road connectivity.
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Friday said the settlement of the border issue is critical for India-China ties. Speaking at the annual KF Rustamji lecture of the Border Security Force (BSF), Doval, who leads the Indian side at the talks with China, called for a larger plan to resolve all ticklish matters with India’s northern neighbour.
Zeshan Ali Khan, the 22-year-old MBA graduate who was allegedly denied job for being Muslim, has been flooded with job offers now – many directly offering him senior posts.
Members of the pastoralist Gurjar community stopped trains in Rajasthan on Friday, vowing not to clear the tracks till the state government agrees to their demand of a 5% quota in public sector jobs.
A Dalit youth in the temple town of Shirdi in Maharashtra was crushed to death for allegedly having an Ambedkar song as his mobile ringtone.
The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday approached the Delhi high court, challenging the acquittal of 16 members of the state's Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC), in the Hashimpura massacre case of 1987.
Thou who lay trap on Facebook shall be trapped so, learnt a "rapist" from police. Two months ago, a twenty-year-old girl in Dhanbad got a friend request on Facebook from a man. He looked attractive in his profile picture. She accepted the request. And they began chatting and then talking.
An Air India (AI) flight carrying more than 100 passengers from Sharjah to Calicut on Friday had to be stopped at the Mumbai airport, after the crew detected a snag mid-air.
In a significant ruling, the Kerala high court on Friday said that being a Maoist is not a crime and police cannot detain a person merely because he is a Maoist.
Two policemen in uniform in Gujarat were caught on camera dancing with a woman and showering currency notes on her at a wedding function in Vadodara, prompting police authorities to order a probe on Friday.
A blazing sun baked large parts of India on Friday with a searing heat wave claiming dozens of lives this summer in a budding El Nino year, while the weather office predicted worse days ahead.
Working president of the Opposition National Conference, Omar Abdullah on Friday hit out at PDP-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir over the remarks of defence minister Manohar Parrikar on the strategy of eliminating militants in the state.