31 Aug 2016
New Delhi: According to sources, former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has been indicted for "acting contrary to law" while granting land licences to some companies, in the report submitted by Justice Dhingra Commission. The Dhingra Commission examined 250 licences which were issued by the Hooda government, including one for land in Gurgaon to a company owned by Robert Vadra. Meanwhile, Hooda maintained that no undue favours were given to anyone.
23 Dec 2011
The CPI (M) on Friday termed the Union Cabinet's decision to provide a sub-quota of 4.5 percent for minorities as ‘most inadequate’ and ‘tokenism’, and sought a constitutional amendment to implement 15 percent reservation for minorities.
28 Sep 2016
Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday approached the International Court of Justice over implementation of the Indus Waters Treaty, with senior Pakistani officials taking up the matter with the World Bank.
25 Jul 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday permitted the termination of a 24-week-old pregnancy after medical reports said the foetus has severe abnormalities and the same could gravely endanger the "mental and physical health" of the mother.
20 Apr 2016
Panaji: The Goa Cabinet today recommended the name of Justice PK Mishra, a retired High Court Judge, for the post of State Lokayukta, a position which is lying vacant since 2013.
25 Sep 2016
Lahore: China has assured Pakistan of its support in the event of any foreign "aggression" and also supported the country's stance on the Kashmir dispute, a media report said.
19 Sep 2016
United Nations: Condemning the militant attack on an army camp in North Kashmir's Uri town that killed 17 soldiers, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon hoped the perpetrators of the crime will be brought to justice and re-establishing stability and preventing any further loss of life will be the priority of "all involved".
21 Aug 2016
Shimla: Chief Justice of India Justice TS Thakur on Saturday said that ‘corresponding upgradation’ of judiciary was a must to face the challenges of emerging social and economic scenario and observed that ‘unpolluted and speedy justice still remains a distant dream’.
17 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Saturday greeted by President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice-President Hamid Ansari and other prominent persons on his 66th birthday.
06 Sep 2016
Chandigarh: Assembly elections in Punjab are likely to be held in the last week of January or first week of February next year, state chief electoral officer VK Singh said here on Tuesday.