02 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju was at the centre of a controversy for delaying an Air India flight from Leh to Delhi for about an hour and for the offloading of three of its passengers, including a child, allegedly to accommodate him and his aide.
03 Jul 2015
Sydney: Australia opening batsman David Warner on Friday insisted that the recent moves by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to crack down on sledging are taking the excitement out of the game.
30 Jun 2015
Patna: Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today had a closed door meeting with former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi over political situation in the state and to draw strategy to win all 24 seats of Legislative Council elections scheduled next week.
02 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Congress today sounded a note of caution to former Union Minister H R Bhardwaj to exercise restraint, in the wake of him questioning party's strategy in Parliament over the Lalit Modi row.
02 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister's Office today sought a report from Civil Aviation Ministry on allegations that Union Minister Kirren Rijiju and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had caused inconvenience to passengers of Air India owing to their VIP status.
21 Jun 2015
Kolkata: Union Ministers Harsh Vardhan and Ravi Shankar Prasad led celebrations to mark the maiden International Yoga Day in West Bengal today.
01 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today asked the Centre and the Election Commission to suggest solutions to a legal impasse arising out of a Patna High Court verdict fixing the tenures of two, four and six years to one-third members each of a total of 24 Bihar Legislative Council members to be elected on July 7.
09 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Kerala, which rejected BJP in the Lok Sabha elections, does not have any representation in the Union Council of Ministers even after its expansion on Sunday.
27 Jun 2015
New Delhi: The number of centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) is likely to be reduced to 30 from 72 with a Chief Ministers' Sub-Group of NITI Aayog reaching a broad consensus on the issue. The panel has also recommended to increase the share of flexi funds to 25 percent from the current 10 percent.
25 Jun 2015
New Delhi: As BJP faces more heat over the controversies surrounding four of its women ministers, the Congress and the AAP today staged protests here and demanded that they be sacked and targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "inaction".