A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the passage of key bills in the second half of the budget session of Parliament as a tussle between the Opposition and government is set to slow down legislative business.
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen president Asaduddin Owaisi courted fresh controversy when he objected to the Bharat Ratna conferred on former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and the Padma Vibhushan given to BJP patriarch LK Advani.
A senior IPS officer was allegedly caught cheating in LLM final examination in Kochi on Monday. Inspector General of Police (Thrissur range) TJ Jose was asked to leave the examination hall after invigilators noticed he was copying from a text book.
A new front of four Northeast rebel groups, who claim the Northeast is part of Western Southeast Asia (WESA) has claimed responsibility for Sunday’s ambush in Nagaland that killed eight Assam Rifles and Naga Territorial Army personnel.
They fell in love and got married. But the government will get to decide if and when they live together.
Mumbai’s Rs 24,000 crore rail corridor project linking Churchgate and Virar — one of the major public-private projects (PPP) of the railways — has been called off as Maharashtra reportedly failed to firm up a state support agreement with the railways ministry.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi invoked Lord Buddha on Monday to bat for the empowerment of Dalits, women, labourers and other weaker section of the society at an event in Delhi and said he shared the pain of earthquake victims in Nepal.
In what could have a bearing on the autonomy of the higher educational institutions including the IITs, IIMs and central universities, the cabinet secretariat has directed that prior approval of the cabinet is required for any agency to sign any agreement, including MoUs, with a foreign agency/ country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency of Varanasi is getting an ambitious Rs 18,349-crore makeover as the government pours in money to boost the dilapidated infrastructure of the holy city that has fallen into disrepair.
Why did the Centre strip Delhi’s Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) of powers to arrest Delhi Police officers for bribery? The Modi government won’t tell.
The Central government has refused to reveal information on the expenditure it incurred during the visit of US President Barak Obama earlier this year, citing it as a sensitive issue and would affect the bilateral relations of the countries.
In its new housing policy, the state has proposed to take more than 2,200 acres of Mumbai’s salt pan lands out of the coastal regulation zone (CRZ) protection and instead, recommended they be used to rehabilitate slum dwellers.
Across Mumbai, housewives have been churning out snacks, professionals donating money, blankets, tents and medicine, e-entrepreneurs setting up crowdfunding initiatives and businessmen pitching in with funds to help the victims of the devastating earthquake in Nepal.
The state government plans to give special benefits to family members of policemen who lost their life in Maoist incidents in 2005.
Formidable public prosecutor BV Acharya is back in the driver's seat in a graft case against J Jayalalithaa.