22 Jul 2015
Zurich: The high-profile person, who will head up the task force established to finetune crucial reforms of football's scandal-hit world governing body FIFA will be named very soon a source close to the organisation's leadership said.
24 Jul 2015
Washington: More Indians are today bullish about the country's economic state than they were a year ago as nearly three-fourth believe the economy is doing well, despite concerns about a worldwide recovery, according to a new study.
17 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Political parties have failed to arrive at an agreement on a Law Commission recommendation making it mandatory to disclose donations less than Rs 20,000 if the total amount exceeds Rs 20 crore.
19 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Amid strong opposition by trade unions against certain proposed amendments to labour laws, the two-day long 46th Indian Labour Conference is likely to witness a stormy session on these issues tomorrow.
20 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Facing resistance to labour reforms from within, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said changes in the laws will be made only after consensus and stressed that "obsolete and unnecessary" laws are being weeded out.
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".
23 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Election Commission on Monday opposed the idea of state funding of elections saying unless "radical reforms" are carried out in electoral campaign and political finance, it should not be allowed.
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.
07 Jun 2015
New Delhi: With assembly elections in Bihar likely to be held later this year, the Election Commission is dispatching four special teams of 'auditors' to the state today for weeding out duplicate entries from electoral rolls.