07 Aug 2012
With Union Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh critically ill, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi has been given additional charge of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Ministry.
04 Sep 2015
Mumbai: Doctors treating music composer Aadesh Shrivastava, who has been fighting cancer, have stopped giving him chemotherapy. Aadesh, 48, has been in the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri for the last 44 days for treatment.
03 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The Congress on Friday re-nominated former Union Minister Vayalar Ravi as its candidate for biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha from Kerala.
21 Aug 2012
Vayalar Ravi on Tuesday became the fifth person to assume charge as Minister for Science and Technology in three years since UPA returned to power in 2009.
20 Apr 2015
Thiruvananthapuram: On expected lines, two UDF candidates, including former Union minister Vayalar Ravi and an Opposition LDF nominee were elected to the Rajya Sabha from Kerala in the polls held on Monday.
02 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Aadhaar is generated after a number of quality checks and biometric de-duplication and its uniqueness ensures that a person cannot get two numbers, government said today.
02 Jan 2014
Jerusalem: Former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon, who has been in a coma since 2006, is in a critical condition after serious deterioration in his health with vital organs failing over the past few days, his doctor said on Thursday.
27 Jun 2014
Mumbai: NCP leader Bhaskar Jadhav who was sworn in as minister in the Prithviraj Chavan cabinet has been allotted the Labour and Special Assistance portfolio.
23 Apr 2015
New Delhi: In a rare gesture, Rajya Sabha on Thursday bade farewell to three of its retired members including CPI(M)'s P Rajeeve in absentia, with leaders cutting across party lines wanting his party or the government to get him back to the House.
03 Apr 2016
Lucknow: A National Investigation Agency (NIA) inspector was shot dead by unidentified assailants while returning from a wedding in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district, police said on today.