The “one-rank, one-pension” (OROP) scheme for retired armed forces personnel is expected to be implemented once the finance ministry approves the scheme, defence minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday.
A helicopter carrying Maharashtra governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao was forced to change course, after it was stuck in turbulent weather near Nanded on Friday, sparking a safety scare.
A scare at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport over a leak of radioactive material turned out to be a false alarm on Friday as authorities sounded the all clear.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday that all issues, including that of the Ram Mandir and Article 370 of the Constitution, were important to the central government.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and Union human resource development minister Smriti Irani squared off on Twitter on Friday over the banning of a students group by the IIT-Madras on the charge of spreading “hatred” against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Hindus.
BJP MP from Patna, Saheb Shatrughan Sinha, who is accused of ignoring the needs of people of his constituency, on Friday rubbished the charge saying it was the handiwork of some vested interest in his own party.
It is official that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa would contest in the R K Nagar by-election.
Members of the APSC, banned by the IIT-Madras following an anonymous complaint that it created “hatred” against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Hindus, said on Friday the group was formed to discuss socio-political issues and voice the concerns of oppressed communities. HT spoke to two members of the APSC – Ramesh, a research scholar in physics, and Abhinav Surya, a third-year mechanical engineering student – to know more about the group, its activities and ideology, and what the ban means for them. Both are among the founding members of the group
The IIT-Madras has banned a Dalit students association following an anonymous complaint that it had criticised the policies of the Central government and created “hatred” against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Hindus.
A radioactive leak suspected to be from medical equipment stored in a Turkish Airlines flight was detected at Delhi’s international airport on Friday, sparking panic and prompting authorities to cordon off the cargo area. But the leakage was later plugged, said PTI quoting Union minister Rajnath Singh.
Narendra Modi government on Friday appointed power secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha as the next cabinet secretary. Sinha will take charge in June, when Ajit Kumar Seth completes his extended tenure as the top civil servant.
The government has directed officials to attend a public event to be held at Rajpath next month to mark Yoga Day, during which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform yoga as part of his drive to popularise the ancient discipline around the world.
BJP National President Amit Shah on Friday challenged the Congress to point out at least one scam during the Narendra Modi government's first year in office. "I challenge the Congress to level at least one allegation of corruption or scam against the Union government
Rajnath Singh slammed Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his attack on RSS and said opposition parties were not aware of India's culture and character.
The Delhi High Court today sought response of 16 policemen acquitted of murder charges and other crimes by a trial court in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case. A bench of Justices G S Sistani and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal issued notice to 16 cops on the Uttar Pradesh government's plea against the trial court verdict.