24 Oct 2014
Hong Kong: Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong say they will hold a straw poll on government proposals they had rejected earlier in the week as the campaign in the Chinese-controlled city entered the fifth week on Friday. With crowds likely to swell at the weekend, student leaders late on Thursday announced a plan for an electronic poll of protesters on reform proposals tabled by senior city government officials in talks on Tuesday that failed to break the deadlock.
17 Oct 2014
Hyderabad: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said the central bank and the government are in discussion to formulate a new monetary policy framework which will be more expressive and in line with international standards.
19 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The Centre has asked all states to see to it that women make up 33 percent of their police forces.
21 Oct 2014
Mohali: In a big setback for North Zone ahead of the Duleep Trophy semi-final against Central Zone, captain Harbhajan Singh has been forced to sit out due to viral fever as Gautam Gambhir will step in as the leader, here on Tuesday.
18 Oct 2014
New Delhi: All central trade unions will hold a nationwide stir on December 5 to protest against the labour reforms initiated by the Narendra Modi government.
23 Oct 2014
Jerusalem: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is set to visit Israel next month, amid a flurry of bilateral engagements signalling deepening of ties. Singh is expected to meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on November 6 while other relevant meetings were being worked out for the high-level four-day trip, senior diplomatic sources said.
09 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The government's Aadhaar-based Biometric Attendance System (BAS) for Central government employees will be fully operational by the end of this month.
23 Oct 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala High Court's recent order in the ISRO espionage case has prompted family members of former chief minister and late Congress stalwart K Karunakaran to revive their demand for action against the three police officials who had conducted the probe into the scandal.
22 Oct 2014
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said that the government had proof that jihadi groups were active in the state.
22 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Government ordered merger of scam-ridden National Spot Exchange Ltd with its parent firm FTIL to help investors, hit by a Rs 5,600-crore "fraud" at the bourse, get back their money using resources of entire group.