26 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Concerned over the high rate of casualties in accidents, the government will soon bring a Road Transport and Safety Bill and launch cashless treatment for mishap victims, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today in his monthly radio programme while avoiding any mention of politics or the logjam in Parliament.
08 Jun 2015
New Delhi: A Supreme Court Bench headed by Justice RK Agrawal today recused itself from hearing the plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy against the order of an Assam Trial Court issuing a non-bailable warrant against him for failing to appear before it in a case of alleged hate speech.
07 May 2015
New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said his government was fully committed to freedom of speech and clarified that the decision to ban telecast of the BBC documentary on the December 16, 2012 gang-rape case was related to questions of law, the judicial process and respecting the victim.
04 Apr 2015
Bengaluru: Marginalised BJP veteran L K Advani did not address the Nation Executive meeting, a permanent feature in such meets, reflecting the current power equation in the ruling party.
20 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said the Central government gave no answer to questions he raised about the land ordinance on Monday.
24 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Two days after a farmer from Rajasthan hanged himself from a tree in full public gaze at an AAP rally in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday apologised for not calling off the event and admitted that his making a speech was a "mistake".
18 Feb 2015
Washington: A brain area, long recognized as the command centre for human speech, actually shuts down when we talk, a new study has found. Broca's area of the brain has been recognized as the command center for human speech, including vocalization.
19 May 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing rile on Twitter and other social networking sites for allegedly insulting India. The micro blogging site has been flooded by hate tweets. #ModiInsultsIndia is trending on social media after the PM while addressing the Indian community in Shanghai said, "Earlier, you felt ashamed of being born Indian. Now you feel proud to represent the country. Indians abroad had all hoped for a change in government last year".
28 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday sat down in between his budget speech in the Lok Sabha and then continued reading out the text.
24 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday quashed Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 holding that it was violative of Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution guaranteeing freedom of speech and expression.