The government will likely disclose to the Supreme Court next week names of people against whom strong evidence exists of stashing away black money in Swiss banks.
The tribunal directed the United India Insurance Company, insurer of the offending vehicle, to pay over Rs.
19 lakh to the wife, mother and eight minor children of the victim Nijamuddin.
The government on Tuesday announced the highest-ever hike in fellowships for research scholars across the country. The hike will make fellowship amounts go up by at least 50%. More than 70,000 scholars will directly benefit from this hike.
India has installed thermal scanners at international airports to “secretly” screen passengers for fever to avoid panic in view of the raging Ebola epidemic in West Africa and other areas, a senior health ministry official said on Tuesday.
With the IAF operating close to 200 twin-engine Su-30s, the grounded planes represent almost a third of the country’s fighter fleet. India is due to get 72 more of these planes, each worth over Rs.
Government sources said the prosecuted traders would have to pay fines ranging between Rs.
25,000 and Rs.
1 lakh. Repeat offenders may face imprisonment up to a maximum of one year.
According to teachers and parents, anti-cracker campaigns in schools have resulted in a massive change in children’s attitudes. Some NGOs put the decline in the sale of crackers at 25% because of these campaigns.
Reaching out to people in flood-ravaged Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to spend Diwali in Srinagar in his second visit to the state since the Jhelum burst its banks last month leading to the state’s worst floods in a century.
According to the Council website, the General Assembly takes into account the candidate states' contribution to the promotion and protection of human rights, as well as their voluntary pledges and commitments in this regard.
A special court has rejected a plea of Unitech Limited managing director Sanjay Chandra, facing trial in 2G spectrum allocation case, to go abroad saying it "smacks of casual attitude" as no proper documents support it.
A 12-year-old Indian girl has diedunder mysterious circumstances in the UAE after she fell from a building in Sharjah, a media report said on Tuesday.
The BJP’s defeat in three out of four assembly seats in recently held by-elections was good for the party because it was “flying high” after a thumping victory in state elections last year, according to Jagat Singh, the party’s MLA from Kaman in Bharatpur.
The previous Congress government helped Ziqitza healthcare, a private firm, to get contracts to operate ambulances and turned a blind eye to several instances of irregularities in billing and purchase of medical items, a Rajasthan police investigation had concluded.
A massive fire broke out in a cracker market at the Dusshera Grounds in Faridabad on Tuesday evening. No one was hurt. The incident triggered protests in the area. Initial estimates suggest the fire caused a loss of over over Rs.
JMM, a political party that associates itself largely with poor, illiterate and ignorant tribespeople, on Tuesday drafted in a Harvard educated, upper caste non-Jharkhandi to boost its profile ahead of the state assembly elections.