06 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Former Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar is all set to promote the cause of road safety by joining 5,000 children in a pledge for commitment to safer roads here tomorrow.
25 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Amid uproar and Congress walkout, Lok Sabha on Tuesday took up a bill under which absence of any of the three members of the selection committee to choose CBI chief will not hinder the exercise, with the government saying there was no deliberate design in this.
18 Mar 2015
Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Wednesday noted that the final decision on the continuation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the state would be taken by the Central government.
22 Nov 2014
New Delhi: With the government set to reintroduce the marriage laws amendment bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the Hindu Marriage Act and the Special Marriage Act to make irretrievable breakdown of marriage a ground for divorce, the Supreme Court has urged a rethink if it was an expedient ground for untying the matrimonial knot.
22 Sep 2014
New Delhi: In a setback to CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider a plea for hearing allegations levelled against him without knowing the name of the whistleblower in a case relating to controversial entries in the visitors' diary at his residence.
31 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Government is considering changes in the Motor Vehicles Act to bring in global best practices in areas like road safety.
18 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today visited several hospitals across the city to take stock of their preparedness in dealing with the rising number of chikungunya and dengue cases in the national capital, and stressed on "special attention" to the elderly.
31 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Investments in Sukanya Samriddhi Account, the special deposit scheme for girl child, will earn higher interest rate of 9.2 percent, while the rate on popular tax saving Public Provident Fund has been retained at 8.7 percent for 2015-16.
18 Sep 2016
Kanpur: India's Test captain Virat Kohli on Saturday cut a specially customized cake kept by the hotel authorities as a part of celebration of India's upcoming historic '500th Test' against New Zealand starting at the Green Park on September 22.
16 Apr 2015
Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh will ask the Centre to review and reconsider the decision to extend Armed Forces Special Powers' Act (AFSPA) to all districts of the state bordering with Assam.