31 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said his Ministry would finalise modalities for the much delayed 'One Rank, One Pension' (OROP) scheme by next week and the file would be sent to Finance Ministry for further action.
27 Jan 2015
New Delhi: BJP on Tuesday said that it would be "wrong" to interpret that US President Barack Obama talked of religious tolerance and freedom in the context of the government led by it as India has been giving lessons to the world on the issue.
26 Jan 2015
Davos: Concerned over freedom of expression being hurt while acting against those violating such rights, Amnesty International has called for doing away with use of vaguely-defined provisions in the anti-terror laws and other such legislations.
23 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tribute to freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 118th birth anniversary here on Friday.
17 Jan 2015
Paris: President Francois Hollande stressed on Saturday that France was committed to "freedom of expression" after fresh violence broke out in Niger at a rally against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
15 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Going against the advice of his own babus, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has decided not to pursue nearly 4,000 disability pension cases pending against his ministry in courts, a move which will benefit thousands of soldiers waging a long legal battle.
18 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Labour Ministry plans to issue a single smartcard for formal sector workers to help them avail of a host of benefits under different social security schemes such as pension, provident fund and health insurance.
19 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday permitted armed forces, Delhi Police, ambulances, fire and other emergency services to have red beacon lights on their vehicles besides other colours depending on their operational requirements.
06 Nov 2014
Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday called Kashmiri separatists "freedom fighters", a day after Defence Minister Arun Jaitley asked the country to draw a red line and decide whether it wants to talk to Government or those who want to break India.
19 Jan 2015
Hyderabad: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday mooted the idea of foreign pension funds being invested in initiatives to raise financial resources for the Railways.