14 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Election Commission has held former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan guilty of failing to give his correct poll expenses in the 2009 assembly elections and slapped a show cause notice on him, a decision that could pave the way for his disqualification as MP and bar him from contesting polls for three years.
04 Jul 2014
Mumbai: Maharashtra Congress chief Manikrao Thakre on Thursday criticized alliance partner NCP for going public about its demand regarding the seat-sharing for coming Assembly polls.
08 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Sparing passengers of any further fare hike, Railway Budget for 2014-15 proposes to attract private domestic and FDI in infrastructure projects and pursuing private-public partnership to boost the finances of the cash-strapped railways.
09 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The enactment of Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act will help the Central Vigilance Commission work in an independent and assertive manner, the government said on Wednesday.
12 Jul 2014
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday described the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) as ‘burdened with outdated practices’, urging it to evolve into a smart and dynamic organisation.
13 Jul 2014
Mumbai: In what appears to be a clear division in the UPA over Nripendra Mishra, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday said that his party won’t oppose the Bill to amend TRAI Act seeking to remove a legal hurdle in appointment of former chairman of telecom regulatory body as Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
22 May 2014
Imphal: Activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, on a fast-unto-death since the past 10 years against alleged rights violations by security forces, wants to meet Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi to secure his help in getting AFSPA repealed in Manipur, her lawyer said on Thursday.
09 Jul 2014
New Delhi: An 81-year-old woman was allegedly burnt to death by her 21-year-old servant at her residence in South Delhi's posh Greater Kailash area late on Monday evening.
21 Jun 2014
Lucknow: Facing flak over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government is planning to set up an umbrella organization to deal with the issue of women safety.
11 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Narendra Modi government has sanctioned a budgetary allocation of Rs 8.93 crore for the infrastructure and logistical requirements of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up to combat the menace of blackmoney in the country.