06 Jan 2014
New Delhi: The government has refused to answer queries on the nationality of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan citing a provision of the RTI Act, which exempts information on Cabinet documents to be disclosed.
13 Feb 2014
New Delhi: The "inconsistencies and anomalies" highlighted by CBI in the Lokpal Act may be corrected by the government only after the anti-corruption agency starts functioning and faces difficulties in respect of specific issues, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.
15 Feb 2014
New York: Two days after its huge global recall of Prius hybrids, Toyota recalled another 2,60,000 cars and pickup trucks in the United States on Friday for electrical problems involving the brakes.
28 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Public libraries are set for a major facelift, starting this year, under the National Mission on Libraries (NML) to check the dwindling footfalls and give a boost to reading habits.
14 Feb 2014
Noida: Actor-producer John Abraham on Thursday attended the 15th annual day function of an institution for differently-abled children and said it's "very inspiring to see the children" and that he would like to "spend time" with them in future.
19 Feb 2014
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea seeking directions to the CBI to register a case of cheating and corruption against former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on charges of misleading the people by making "false promises".
20 Feb 2014
Shimla: Traffic snarls on National Highway 22 that connects Shimla and Parwanoo on the Haryana-Himachal border may ease soon as allocation of work for its four-laning is likely to start in October.
14 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Over 50 students from the North East, protesting against the violence on the people from their region in the capital, sought to march towards the Parliament on Friday but were dispersed by the police personnel, an official said.
09 Dec 2013
New Delhi: A Parliamentary panel on Monday slammed nuclear regulator Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) for failing to bring out a comprehensive nuclear radiation safety policy for three decades and batted for giving it statutory status with enhanced legal powers.
14 Feb 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre and all states on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking its direction to them to frame guideline to protect the people from northeastern states in various parts of the country against alleged racial discrimination.