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Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

BJP terms bugging row a “non-issue”

The issue of alleged bugging at Mr. Gadkari’s residence rocked Parliament on Wednesday »
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan addresses the Lok Sabha in New Delhi on Wednesday.

Decision on LoP in four days: Speaker

"I will see all the rules and also the letter of Attorney General. Speaker cannot do anything... I have to go by the rules". »
TV grab of the landslide at Malin village in Pune district.

Many suspected trapped in Pune landslide

Rescue operations are on and a team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been rushed from the neighbouring Talegaon camp to the village »
New Delhi, July 30, 2014

Protests in Lok Sabha over ‘police action’ in Belgaum

Shiv Sena members on Wednesday created uproar in Lok Sabha over alleged police action against Marathi-speaking people in Belgaum district, Karnataka, leading to disruption of the Question Hour.»
New Delhi, July 30, 2014

Batra’s panel to ‘Indianise’ education

In a move parallel to the new government’s reported decision to set up a commission on educational reforms, the controversial teacher-turned-activist Dinanath Batra has said that he has formed a “... »
Justice A.P. Shah
NEW DELHI, July 30, 2014

Law Commission recommends fixed tenure for CJI

Same retirement age of 65 for Supreme Court and High Court judges, a “cooling-off period” for judges after retirement and a fixed tenure for Chief Justice of India.These are the three chang... »
NEW DELHI, July 30, 2014

Money-laundering case against iron ore exporter

Based on the Justice M.B. Shah Commission of Inquiry report on illegal mining in Jharkhand, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money-laundering case against an iron ore exporter, P.K... »
Melbourne, July 30, 2014

Deny India access to detainees: senator

An Australian senator has criticised the government’s decision to allow the Indian Consular officials to assess the identity of 157 asylum seekers currently being held in a detention centre in the... »
Raipur, July 29, 2014

Maoists’ memorial destroyed in Bastar

Violence marred the first two days of Maoists’  'martyr week' in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh in which one suspected Maoist was killed and three policemen were injured.Police also arrested... »
Patna, July 29, 2014

By-polls: Left parties form grand alliance in Bihar

Describing JD (U), RJD and Congress tie-up as “opportunistic”, the three major Left parties in Bihar on Tuesday formed a grand alliance to contest Assembly by-polls on 10 seats in the state.»
Chandigarh, July 29, 2014

Ajay Yadav quits Hooda Ministry

The Bhupinder Singh Hooda government in Haryana suffered a jolt on Tuesday, when Power minister and six time MLA from Rewari, Capt Ajay Yadav resigned from the cabinet alleging regional bias in j... »
Chennai, July 29, 2014

61 Indians arrive from Iraq

Sixty-one Indian nationals hailing from Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh arrived here on Tuesday from Iraq following their evacuation from the strife-torn Gulf country. The returnees, who were employ... »
MASAIPET (Telangana), July 29, 2014

Toll in Medak bus-train collision rises to 18

The toll in the bus-train collision near Masaipet village in Medak district rose to 18 on Tuesday. Eleven-year-old Vaishnavi, resident of Islampur, Toopran, who received grievous injurie... »

Praying for humanity

No memorandum from states on impact of deficient monsoon: Centre

Stray cows to be housed in cattle centres

‘Desi’ diplomats don’t have it easy

Members to 18 panels appointed unanimously

Chinese withdrew after flag meeting, says Home Minister

Dinanath Batra’s books receive support in some quarters

Indians in Libya told to leave country

Venkaiah Naidu cracks the whip against latecomers

New Delhi, July 30, 2014

Congress raises snooping row in Lok Sabha

The Congress on Wednesday raised the issue of “snooping devices” bein... »
Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Arun Jaitley and Union Minister of Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad with eminent jurists Shanti Bhushan, Soli Sorabjee and Fali S. Nariman in New Delhi on Monday. Photo: R.V. Moorthy
NEW DELHI, July 30, 2014

No executive takeover of judicial appointments: govt.

Former Chief Justice of India V.N. Khare on Tuesday said Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, at a consultation held between the Law Ministry and eminent jurists on setting up a Judicial Appointme... »
NEW DELHI, July 30, 2014

Rejection of petition in Nithari case questioned

Senior advocate Anand Grover has questioned the Supreme Court’s rejection of the review petition of Surendra Koli, convicted and sentenced to death for the Nithari killings during 2005-06, without... »
Ahmedabad, July 30, 2014

Gujarat textbooks never far from controversy

Gujarat, where inclusion of Dinanath Batra’s books as supplementary reading in schools has attracted much criticism, is not new to controversy over textbooks. The State has a long history of treat... »
Akhilesh Kumar
LUCKNOW, July 29, 2014

U.S. report slams Akhilesh govt. for U.P. clashes

A United States report stating that Uttar Pradesh saw the highe... »
US Secretary of State John Kerry
New Delhi, July 29, 2014

Kerry visit: fully loaded agenda, high expectations

Nuclear and trade issues are likely to dominate talks as US Secretary of State John Kerry lands in Delhi on Wednesday night for the Indo-US Strategic dialogue. But Mr. Kerry’s bigger mis... »
Mehsana, July 29, 2014

2 killed in Idgah wall collapse in Gujarat

Two persons, including an eight-year-boy, were killed and more than 35 injured when a portion of the compound wall of an Idgah collapsed on them after they had offered prayers on the occasion of E... »
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the 86th foundation day of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research in New Delhi on Tuesday.
New Delhi, July 29, 2014

Farmers deserve a standing ovation: Narendra Modi

Underscoring the capacity and capability of Indian farmers to enhance farm production for domestic as well as global markets, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked the scientific community... »
Allahabad, July 29, 2014

Allahabad University V-C resigns

Against the backdrop of protests on the Allahabad University campus, Vice-Chancellor A. K. Singh has tendered his resignation, a top varsity official said on Tuesday. “Prof Singh sent his resignat... »
New Delhi, July 29, 2014

Modi greets people on the occasion of Eid

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and hoped that the festival strengthens the bond of peace, unity and brotherhood in the country. “Gr... »

Lawyers in lower courts to dress down for summer

Ex-Minister’s property worth 100 cr. attached

U.S., Israeli brands face boycott over Gaza

Rajnath promises to solve IAS aspirants’ issues in a week

‘Collegium system should go’

Amit Shah seeks report on poor show

Gujarat school books turn the clock back on racism

DBT guidelines questioned on toxicity studies for Bt brinjal

India’s youth educated but increasingly jobless?

The Hindu presents the all-new Young World

In the 16th Lok Sabha Election 2014, West Bengal has witnessed some interesting trends. Apart from the debacle of the Left and the ascendance of the Trinamool Congress (AITC), the other somewhat s... »

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