The Union road ministry is finalising a blueprint to auction public-funded road projects, which have been completed, to domestic and international players for operation and maintenance for a period of 15-20 years, in an attempt to finance its ambitious highway expansion plans.
Radar specialist S Christopher has emerged as the frontrunner to take over as the next chief of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
Union minister of state for home, Kiren Rijiju will head for Nagaland on Tuesday to take stock of operations against the hostile-again National Socialist Council of Nagaland faction headed by the Myanmar-based SS Khaplang (NSCN-K).
A deadly heat wave sweeping across large parts of the country, which has killed more than 500 people so far, will continue until May 29, official forecasters said on Monday. This could hurtle some pockets in states such as Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra towards drought-like conditions.
In what could be an embarrassment for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), a Sangh Parivar-affiliated trade union, the Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh, on Monday agreed to join an all-India strike against a host of issues including the contentious land bill and foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail.
An Air India flight, from Delhi to Surat, turned into a nightmare for Arjuna awardee para-athlete Deepa Malik on Sunday, as the airline allegedly struggled to provide her a with a decent wheelchair despite her reporting at the airport two hours in advance.
Centre, Delhi govt to reply why the green panel should not pass an appropriate order for non-compliance of its order
Plans to formalise a merger of splinter units of the ‘Janata Parivar’ ahead of the Bihar elections appear to have been abandoned. The failure of old socialists to announce a merger after several rounds of deliberations during the past year has also raised question marks on the possibility of an alliance.
Sources said that at around 9am, a few RPF officers allegedly caught a hawker for violating rules at the station and beat him up.
He cannot see the world around him but that did not deter 18-year-old Tapas Bhardwaj from chasing his dreams as he aced CBSE Class 12 exams scoring 91.4% and topping his school.
The Modi government’s plan to clean the Ganga faces its toughest challenge yet in Kanpur, a heavily industrialised north Indian riverside town which could make or mar the mission since it is crucial to plugging pollution elsewhere, experts say.
Gujjar protesters in Rajasthan demanding a 5% quota in public sectors jobs toughened their stance on Monday, as they rejected a government invite for talks in Jaipur while demanding the state administration send a team to Bayana town near the site of the demonstration.
A West Bengal minister was caught on camera letting a police bodyguard tie his shoelace on the sidelines of a public function in Kolkata on Monday.
Sticking to its stand that McMahon Line on India-China boundary is "illegal", China Monday said it is ready to work with India to resolve the vexed border issue at an early date through "friendly consultations" to create more favourable conditions for bilateral ties.
Former finance minister P Chidambaram downplayed the year-old Narendra Modi government’s publicly stated achievements on Monday, saying the new administration cleverly repackaged its predecessor’s policies and benefited from a sharp dip in global crude prices.