US Northwestern university environmental engineering graduate Anoop Jain, who started a project for greater toilet access to the residents of a Bihar village, is one of two Indians among the four finalists for a $1,00,000 global citizen award.
Hindu right-wing organisation SriRam Sene on Friday lashed out at Union home minister Rajnath Singh for his controversial comments on the love-jihad issue and demanded that a special panel be set up to probe all such cases.
Public Works Department’s (PWD) transplantation exercise in the city has been ‘brazen’ and almost cruel. Almost 86% of the transplanted trees have been left to die a slow, agonizing death, the forest department has informed the National Green Tribunal.
The National Commission for Minorities has sought a probe into the “vitriolic” remarks by BJP leaders against the country’s Muslims, which violate the spirit of the Constitution.
Clearing the decks for land acquisition under the UPA-enacted land acquisition law, the NDA government has notified the rules for its implementation.
India’s summer foodgrain output may to fall 7%, a five-year low, after a patchy start to this year’s June-September monsoon period, as per the government’s first of the four annual projections.
Bangladesh foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali learnt to have taken up issue of Saradha scam money making its way to fund to Jamaat-e-Islami in the neighbouring country during his meeting with national security adviser Ajit Doval on Friday.
To check rising public expenditure, the government’s two biggest money-spender schemes — subsidised ration for poor and job guarantee in rural areas — will soon be on the Aadhaar-enabled Direct Benefit Transfer platform.
The Supreme Court Friday asked the Centre for its stand on NGO Common Cause’s application to remove CBI director Ranjit Sinha from supervising the coal scam probe, while restraining the agency from filing charge sheets or closure reports in the case until the plea wasn’t decided.
More than a dozen kidney patients in Mumbai have reported severe infections and related complications, possibly from the use of contaminated dialysis solution made by a multinational drug firm.
The ambassador-designate served as a lawyer in the US navy, worked as national security advisor to senator Harry Reid, did a stint in the democracy promoting National Democratic Institute before serving in the state department.
Aam Aadmi Party MPs have started a signature campaign to initiate impeachment proceedings against Karnataka high court judge K L Manjunath, accusing him of corruption amounting and “misbehaviour”.
The 25-year-old woman, who is from Karnataka, has registered an FIR against the inspector at Karawal Nagar police station in northeast Delhi, where he earlier served as station house officer.
AAP on Friday accused LieutenantGovernor Najeeb Jung of preventing its MLAs from sending relief package to Jammu and Kashmir by "raising an objection" to the transfer of Rs. 20 lakh from the funds of each of its 27 legislators to Jammu and Kashmir CM fund.
India will play hardball at the United Nations climate summit in New York next week asking rich nations to deliver on their promise to capitalise Green Climate Fund to buy copy rights of clean technologies and have a new climate treaty on the cardinal principles enshrined in Kyoto Protocol and Rio plus 20 outcome document.