- May 27, 2015 00:55 IST
From personalised messages to the Twitterati and an open letter to the people to a pep talk to his officials, Prime Minister Narendra Modi worked through multiple communication channels to rev up the campaign marking the NDA government’s one year in office.
- May 27, 2015 01:17 IST
Central doles have started making their way into poll-bound Bihar as Union road minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday rolled out a `50,000-crore plan for the state and railway projects worth approximately `10,000 crore were being aggressively pursued.
- May 26, 2015 20:11 IST
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday came down heavily on Narendra Modi government, which is celebrating its first anniversary, saying the government created many records in introducing anti-people polices and the celebration is only for a few corporate houses.
- May 27, 2015 00:12 IST
Indian scientists have confirmed that the April 25 Nepal earthquake can cause propagation of stresses on adjacent segments of the fault and future damaging quakes.
- May 26, 2015 23:58 IST
The annual Kheer Bhawani Mela at Tullamula in Srinagar, considered the biggest congregation of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley, was celebrated with traditional fervour on Tuesday. But for Tikka Lal and his wife Sarla, life has “moved on too much’’ over the past 25 years to even think of “resettlement” now.
- May 27, 2015 00:41 IST
When factory owner Amit Nagpal closed shop and joined a call centre on a fixed salary, he joined a growing trend in urban India where self-employment has become an untenable career option.
- May 27, 2015 00:10 IST
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee does not seem inclined to accompany Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his forthcoming visit to Bangladesh, triggering a fresh round of efforts to get the Trinamool Congress chief on board for the crucial trip.
- May 27, 2015 00:05 IST
The sweltering heat across India, rising demand of electricity and scanty rains this summer (as is widely forecast) are likely to worsen India’s power woes. However, the government officials monitoring the situation, claim that India is prepared to deal with the summer’s onslaught.
- May 26, 2015 23:33 IST
The Centre on Tuesday accused environment NGO Greenpeace India of violating Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) by merging its foreign contributions with domestic donations.
- May 27, 2015 00:40 IST
A delegation of VHP leaders is expected to call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi soon and demand action on the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, according to a resolution passed by the central panel of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) in Haridwar.
- May 26, 2015 23:33 IST
Houses and vehicles belonging to a minority community in Atali village were torched during communal violence in the district late on Monday evening.
- May 26, 2015 23:27 IST
Senior auditor Vitesh Kumar and an assistant accounts officer (AAO) Kashmiri Lal of the principal controller of defence accounts (PCDA), Western Command, were caught red-handed by the Central Bureau of Investigation while accepting a bribe of Rs. 20,000 on Tuesday.
- May 26, 2015 22:21 IST
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has curtailed the health budget despite announcing public health programmes, the reputable medical journal The Lancet has claimed in a recent issue.
- May 26, 2015 23:03 IST
The Malin landslide last July, which killed more than 100 people, was not just a consequence of manmade interventions, but was also the result of a tectonic phenomenon, a new paper revealed.
- May 26, 2015 21:29 IST
Gujjar leaders on Tuesday night begun crucial talks with the state government over a demand for 5% reservation, seeking to end a six-day-long logjam which has resulted in a loss of Rs. two crore per day to the railways.