08 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Yoga guru Ramdev's Haridwar-based food park has got a full-time security cover of armed CISF commandos, a facility extended by the Centre to only a handful of private entities such as Infosys till now.
18 Apr 2016
Ahmedabad: In view of the violence that erupted in parts of Gujarat yesterday following a massive Patel community rally in Mehsana and today's 'Gujarat Bandh' call given by some Patel organisations, the state government yesterday deployed Rapid Action Force (RAF) in Ahmedabad, Mehsana and Surat and stepped up security in others places.
17 Mar 2016
Coimbatore: In the wake of the brutal murder of a dalit youth at Udumalpet recently, Puthiya Tamizhagam today demanded bringing in a legislation to prevent honour killing, with a special clause allowing confiscating the property of those involved in the crime.
30 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Following protests from several MLAs, the Delhi government has decided to roll back the hike in VAT on low-cost footwear and textiles which was proposed in its Budget 2016-17.
25 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Food Ministry is seeking a 12.52 per cent increase in food subsidy for the next fiscal at about Rs 1.40 lakh crore mainly to implement the food law, which is likely to be rolled out in nearly all the states from April.
13 Apr 2016
The Hague: Amsterdam's Schiphol airport was partially evacuated and one person arrested amid an unspecified security alert, an official has said.
06 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Following the Silicon Valley's recent stare-down with authorities over user data privacy involving Apple's iPhone encryption, social media giant Facebook has announced end-to-end encryption of Whatsapp messages that allows users to protect their conversations from being hacked.
11 Apr 2016
Guwahati: The second and final phase of Assam Assembly elections began at 7 AM today amid tight security to decide the fate of 525 candidates in 61 of the 126 constituencies with ruling Congress, BJP-AGP-BPF alliance and AIUDF locked in a keen contest.
29 Oct 2011
Concerned over high food inflation, Congress President and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Saturday discussed with Food Minister K V Thomas steps required to check price rise besides reviewing progress on the proposed Food Security legislation.
02 Feb 2016
Gandhinagar: A day after Supreme Court rapped it for non-implementation of National Food Security Act, Gujarat government today said it is prepared to implement the Act.