02 Jan 2015
Guwahati: The Centre has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 declaring the entire 'state of Assam' as a 'Disturbed Area' for another one year beyond November 3 last, a state government release said.
08 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday night announced a financial package for Andhra Pradesh that includes full funding of Pollavaram irrigation project, tax concessions and a special assistance, but stopped short of giving the state a special category status.
22 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court will pronounce on Monday its decision on the issue of legality of appointment of advocate Bhawani Singh as special public prosecutor(SPP) to argue before Karnataka High Court against the appeal filed by AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa challenging her conviction and four-year sentence in the disproportionate assets case.
20 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The trial against some of the accused in the 2G scam would have been "demolished" if CBI Director Ranjit Sinha had his way and his instructions were followed, the Special Public Prosecutor of the case told the Supreme Court on Thursday.
20 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Ticking off the CBI, the Supreme Court on Thursday observed that apparently "all is not well" and seemingly the allegations made by the NGO against CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has "some credibility".
28 Mar 2013
In the wake of the alleged gang-rape of a Swiss woman in Madhya Pradesh's Datia district recently, the State Government has decided to constitute a special police force for the safety and security of foreign tourists.
15 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Laws to prevent food and milk adulteration will be made more stringent and a task force set up to revisit the current legislation has been asked to give its report in 45 days, Health Minister J P Nadda informed Lok Sabha on Monday.
12 Dec 2014
New Delhi: In suggestions with far-reaching implications, the SIT on black money recommended amendment of laws to provide for confiscation of domestic property of those with illicit assets abroad and making tax evasion of over Rs 50 lakh a 'predicate offence' taking it as a serious crime.
10 Dec 2014
New Delhi: JD-U, on Wednesday, questioned the decision to extend the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the Northeast in Rajya Sabha. It raised its concern in the lieu of massive protests in the region.
03 Dec 2014
Imphal: The 'disturbed area status' for Manipur under the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has been extended for another year from December one.