10 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Prominent persons from various walks of life have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring about police reforms to end "executive stranglehold" over it and enable its transformation from a "ruler's police" into "people's police".
14 Sep 2014
Chennai: AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday said her party's repeated electoral triumphs since 2011 was an "endorsement" by the people of her government's performance even as she took potshots at rival DMK.
12 Sep 2014
Jaipur: The stage is set for by-polls to four Assembly constituencies in Rajasthan on Saturday in which 8.95 lakh voters will decide the fate of 23 candidates in the fray.
09 Sep 2014
United Nations: UN General Assembly has decided to carry forward talks on Security Council reforms to the next session, with India expressing dismay that the draft decision was no different from the one adopted a year ago and hoping that there will be a ‘clear roadmap’ on the issue in the upcoming session.
11 Sep 2014
Agartala: Over 38,000 voters are eligible to cast their votes in the Manu assembly by-poll in Tripura on Saturday, an official said here on Thursday.
06 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The national economy which is languishing way behind the standard growth rate has slowly started showing signs of recovery and manufacturing sector, which is considered the accelerator of growth is being seen by the government as a major precursor to boost the ailing economy.
06 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Healthy buying by foreign investors, coupled with an overall expectation of further reforms propelled the Indian equities market to record highs in the week which ended on September 5.
02 Jan 2014
Port Louis: Mauritian Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam has virtually rejected the electoral system recommended by the UN, and said "reforms must unite, not divide" the people.
28 Jan 2014
New Delhi: The Law Commission on Tuesday has lamented over the ‘lukewarm’ response of political parties to its consultation paper, which was floated last year seeking stakeholders' views to enable it recommend reforms in the present electoral laws.
16 Feb 2014
Ranchi: Candidates for the Lok Sabha elections would be able to e-file their nominations and affidavits, in a move aimed to bring about faster dissemination of information about the candidates, Election Commissioner HS Brahma said on Saturday.