14 Aug 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi on Thursday said the country should be grateful to those who laid down their lives for its freedom which earned it the distinction of being the world's largest democracy.
09 Aug 2014
Mumbai: Floral tributes were paid to freedom fighters here on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of Quit India movement on Saturday.
20 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The release of Indian rights activist Irom Sharmila is a legal and moral victory following her 13 year-long hunger strike, Amnesty International India said on Tuesday.
17 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Delhi University has decided to challenge a recent judgement of the Delhi High Court allowing the varsity staff to avail of the GPF scheme even if they have not opted for it.
15 Aug 2014
Mumbai: Freedom for women, of expression and of thought that's what a string of small screen actors like Toral Rasputra, Shabbir Ahluwalia and Karanvir Bohra feel can make the country truly ‘independent’.
15 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Patriotic fervour gripped the country on Friday as it celebrated its 68th Independence Day with unfurling of tricolour and tributes to martyrs while Chief Ministers announced a number of schemes to accelerate development and appealed to extremists to shun violence.
16 Aug 2014
Baghdad: Iraqis and foreign powers have voiced relief after Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki agreed to step down, as the UN targeted Islamist militants and the EU backed the arming of their Kurdish rivals.
27 May 2014
Madurai: The Madras High Court has ruled that getting State Freedom Fighters' Pension (SFFP) would not automatically entitle a person to Swatantra Sainik Samman Central Pension (SSSCP).
10 Aug 2014
Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar): Amid tensions over territorial claims in the South China Sea overshadowing the ASEAN and East Asia Summit, India on Sunday said it supports freedom of navigation and access to resources in the area and that the dispute must be resolved as per international law.
12 Aug 2014
New Delhi: In a bid to improve the plight of forgotten national sportstars living in penury, the Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs is set to implement various welfare schemes in the coming months.