30 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh and former skipper of the national women's side Saba Anjum were on Monday conferred with the prestigious Padma Shri Award by President Pranab Mukherjee at a glittering ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan here.
30 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Dying a good death is as important as living an accomplished life. "Kashyam maranam muktih" means death in Kashi is liberation. According to Hindu mythology, death in Varanasi helps you attain salvation or moksha (freedom from the cycle of re-birth). It is believed that no one knows the exact way to seek salvation but it seems that hostel manager of Moksha Bhavan Bhairav Nath Shukla is aware of it as he helps numerous people solicit death.
28 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Mizoram Governor Aziz Qureshi, who has had a running feud with the Centre and even approached the Supreme Court against attempts to ease him out, was sacked on Saturday.
25 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Qatar Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, was accorded a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday.
09 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The Labour Ministry will transfer the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) to the Health Ministry from April 1, Parliament was informed on Monday.
18 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Opposition leaders cutting across party lines attacked the government over the controversial Land Bill as they held a protest march from Parliament to Rashtrapati Bhavan and handed over a memorandum to the President against the proposed legislation.
11 Mar 2015
Bengaluru: In an embarrassing gaffe, Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala on Tuesday walked off the podium when the national anthem was being played at an official function at Raj Bhavan, landing him in a controversy.
08 Mar 2015
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said women’s empowerment, their dignity and equality should not be made a “distant goal or fond aspiration” but should be bestowed on them as one of their “sacred” rights.
17 Mar 2015
New Delhi: In the first display of opposition unity against the Modi government, leaders of 14 political parties led by Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday marched from Parliament to Rashtrapati Bhavan against amendments to the land acquisition act and pledged to continue their "do or die" battle.
17 Feb 2015
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan, who has alleged that he was receiving threats because of Governor Ram Naik's statements, refused to join in the high-tea function at the Raj Bhavan here on Tuesday.