27 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday held that a person can be accorded Scheduled Caste (SC) status on his re-conversion to Hinduism if he is accepted by fellow caste men and proves that either he or his forefathers previously belonged to that caste before embracing another religion.
17 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Breaking his silence on the recent church attacks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said his government will not allow any religious group to incite hatred and will strongly act against any religious violence.
07 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was among the high-profile people who turned up early to vote for the Delhi Assembly elections in which his party is facing a herculean task as the contest is seen confined largely between AAP and BJP.
14 Feb 2015
Patna: Going ahead with his efforts to shower largesse, Bihar Cabinet on Saturday approved a politically sensitive proposal of including the Paswan caste in the 'Mahadalit' category.
05 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Against the backdrop of attacks on some churches in Delhi recently, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday assured Christians that security at their religious places will be stepped up as he asserted that any discrimination on the basis of religion will not be tolerated.
16 Jan 2015
New Delhi: In a bid to encourage budding and existing entrepreneurs from Scheduled Castes, the government on Friday launched a scheme under which members of the reserved community will be offered concessional finance to start new business ventures.
28 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Retirement fund body EPFO has launched pilot projects that will eventually lead to a nationwide facility for pensioners to submit digital life certificates through mobile phones.
10 Jan 2015
Pilibhit (UP): The principal of a school in Shahjahanpur district has been arrested for issuing a fake age certificate for the minor girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted by self-styled godman Asaram, police said on Saturday.
15 Jan 2015
New Delhi: With an aim of encouraging innovation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday presented Certificates of Excellence to eight young Army officers for doing innovative work in the areas like reconnaissance and better facilities for soldiers in combat conditions.
10 Dec 2014
Mumbai: After announcing her separation from her husband Manish Makhija, actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt says the success of a relationship doesn't depend on any license.