Union home minister Rajnath Singh has expressed confidence that the contentious Land Acquisition Bill will be passed by the Rajya Sabha in the monsoon session of the Parliament, without specifying how the government will manage to make up the numbers in the upper house.
Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders fanned out across the country on Tuesday to hardsell the Narendra Modi government's achievements in its first year in office, oldest ally Shiv Sena remained silent on the performance of the NDA regime.
Four months after becoming prime minister, Narendra Modi stunned Indians by picking up a crude straw broom and, holding it like a dance partner, gently sweeping at a small pile of green leaves on a New Delhi street. As he passes one year in office, India is as filthy as it ever was with some of the world's most polluted air, rivers stinking with sewage and more than half the 1.2 billion population still defecating in the open.
The city police are racing against time to complete their charge-sheet against Mehdi Masroor Biswas, who was arrested here last December on the charge of operating the pro-Islamic State Twitter handler @shamiwitness.
A torrid heat wave has gripped large parts of the country with southern neighbours Andhra Pradesh and Telangana recording over 750 deaths till Tuesday as the weather office predicted temperatures will continue to soar this week.
Salman Khan can now attend the 'Indo-Arab Bollywood Awards' show in Dubai. Bombay High Court listed out many conditions for the actor's 'professional' trip.
Chief minister makes statement in assembly after constable books youngsters for traffic violation.
A former head of India’s telecom regulator has alleged that ex-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh warned him of “harm” if he did not cooperate with policies that led to the multi-crore 2G scam in the telecom industry.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed unwillingness to hold the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) afresh following alleged irregularities in the May 3 examination and directed the Haryana police to expedite its probe to track the beneficiaries.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday freed the Manali-Rohtang tourist taxi operators from complying with Bharat Stage IV emission standards as it suspended the National Green Tribunal's order in this respect.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal withdraws his plea against the court decision in Gadkari defamation case.
As the Narendra Modi government marks its first year in office on Tuesday, American media has taken a critical view of his accomplishments, saying his flagship 'Make in India' drive is "so far mostly hype", job growth remains sluggish amid "outsize expectations".
President Pranab Mukherjee's statement: Was Bofors scandal just media trial
President Pranab Mukherjee says that the 1980s Bofors scam was more of a "media trial" and that nothing has been decisively proven in a court of law.
Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah on Tuesday highlighted the achievements during the first year of the NDA government, saying it had restored people’s pride and faith in the Prime Minister’s Office.