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Drought has hit 207 districts in nine states: Agriculture Minister

The government on Friday told Parliament that 207 districts in nine states have been affected by drought, and that all farmers in the country...

Rajya Sabha stalled over National Herald case

The National Herald case stalled the Rajya Sabha for the second day on Wednesday, with Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad blaming the government...

100 more flood forecasting stations to be set up: Govt

The government on Wednesday said it will set up 100 more flood forecasting stations across the country. "The Central Water Commission (CWC) under the ministry...

Term of Parliament land bill joint panel extended till Dec 23

The Lok Sabha on Monday gave another extension to a joint committee looking into the land bill as Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu...

France’s far-right party to win regional election: Poll

France's far-right National Front (FN) is set to dominate the country's regional assemblies in the upcoming elections as a result of persistent public discontent...

Maoists release all 6 TRS leaders in Telangana with warning

Maoists in Telangana on Saturday released six leaders of the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) with a warning that party leaders will be killed...

Kejriwal government wants BCCI to suspend DDCA

A three-member committee, appointed by the Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party government to probe a variety of allegations against DDCA and its officials, recommended...

‘Health screening for Indians seeking jobs in Kuwait transparent’

Health screening for Indians flying to Kuwait for job is transparent and foolproof, said Khadamat Integrated Solutions Pvt. Ltd., which was authorised by the...

Modi government patronising divisive forces: Yechury

The Narendra Modi government refuses to act against those indulging in hate politics because it patronises them, CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury has said. "That...

PIL in Delhi HC for ban on cow slaughter, beef sale

A petition was filed in the Delhi High Court on Thursday to direct the city government, headed by Arvind Kejriwal, to enact a law...

China targets ‘black banks’ in latest anti-graft crackdown

The Chinese government is stepping up its latest anti-graft crackdown on illegal lending and money-laundering operations in a bid to prevent the outbound flow...

Delhi Metro’s Ghaziabad link faces financial crunch

The extension of Delhi Metro to Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad town is in doubt due to financial crunch, a senior official said on Monday. Uttar Pradesh's...

Delhi secretariat to become first to run on renewable and green...

Delhi Government on Monday said that it was planning to make the secretariat the first in the country to run completely on 'renewable and...

Government raises import duty on ghee, butter, butter oil

In a move to protect the domestic industry, the government on Monday raised the import duty on three related products - ghee, butter and...

AAP government to launch online Manifesto Tracker

AAP government is planning to launch an online manifesto tracker to get people’s feedback on the poll promises, the party had made. The platform...

Delhi government to form separate ‘North East Cell’

The Delhi government will be forming a separate North East cell to handle issues related to people from North-East states living in Delhi. A delegation of...

Govt should withdraw vague order on porn sites, say Internet Service...

Even as the Indian government now says Internet Service Providers are free to unblock the list of 857 'porn' sites it gave to them unless...

Government agrees to partially lift porn ban, only child porn websites...

Following widespread criticism and outrage on social networking websites over the Department of Telecom's order blocking 857 'porn' sites, it appears that the government...

Khirki raid: L-G Najeeb Jung gives nod to open up prosecution...

The standoff between Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and the Delhi government took a new turn on Tuesday when Jung cleared AAP MLA Somnath Bharti's prosecution...

Government ready to retract all controversial amendments made to 2013 Land...

The government on Monday said it is ready to retract all the major amendments made to the controversial Land Bill of 2013 and has...