The results of economic policies adopted by Narendra Modi government will be reflected on the ground in three years and the country will get "complete economic freedom" in 5-7 years, home minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday.
Fifty-two more people have died due to heatwave conditions in Telangana in last 24 hours,taking the toll to 541 in the state, a senior official said here today.
Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat today ordered an inquiry into alleged inflated and forged bills submitted by state government officials during the relief work of 2013 floods.
India's brutal weeks-long heatwave has killed more than 2,000 people, authorities said on Saturday, as the government launched a mass education campaign to help people cope with scorching temperatures.
Tension gripped a village in Rajasthan’s Nagaur district after an angry mob torched several vehicles and scuffled with police following the posting of photos on WhatsApp purportedly showing carcasses of cows dumped at a local farm.
A case was lodged on Saturday against Nestle India in a local court in Barabanki over safety standards of its Maggi product, while actors Amitabh Bachhan, Madhuri Dixit and Preity Zinta have also been separately dragged to the court for promoting the 'two-minute' noodles brand.
The Centre is planning to bring in a law to check release of industrial effluents into rivers, union minister Uma Bharti said.
Rahul Gandhi on Saturday made a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of being in an "amazing hurry" to "grab" land from poor farmers by deciding to repromulgate the land ordinance for the third time.
Given the current economic scenario, India has the potential to achieve double digit growth and the union government is taking the requisite steps in this direction, union finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday.
Author and activist Arundhati Roy has come out in support of the student group banned by IIT-Madras on the charge of inciting “hatred” against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Hindus, saying it had “touched a nerve” by making the connection between big business and casteism.
Former foreign minister of Singapore, George Yeo has been made the new Chancellor of Nalanda University. He succeeds the first chancellor, Nobel laureate Prof Amartya Sen.
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In a first of its kind initiative, an artificial heart lung machine has been used to cure a child suffering from swine flu at the Apollo Children's Hospital in Chennai.
The Union cabinet on Saturday approved upgradation of 29 cities and towns on the basis of 2011 population census for providing higher house and transportation allowance to central government employees.
Fares for first class and AC class in passenger trains besides freight charges will be increased by 0.5% from June 1 as new service tax will come into effect.