NEW DELHI: Giving in to the demands from almost all political parties, the government on Thursday decided to hold caste census next year under an exercise to be carried out separately from the enumeration of population.Read More »
SRINAGAR: The entire Kashmir Valley remained curfew-free after restrictions in a few places including Srinagar were lifted on Thursday ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr and the situation was calm after a fresh bout of unrest.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Israel has said it was 100 per cent behind India, which has been a victim of terrorism from Pakistan, and strongly pitched for “concerted and unified” international approach to deal with “Islamist” terrorism, maintaining that there cannot be any “ifs” or “buts” while dealing with the menace.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The key Wagah border may get another international check point to ease the increasing traffic between India and Pakistan.
As trade between India and Pakistan is growing, the Ministry of Home Affairs has noted that there has been an increasing need to construct and open a second gate on the Attari-Wagah border with adequate infrastructure for transit and trade.
NEW DELHI: There has been a significant improvement in maternal and child health indicators in the country with rise in institutional delivery and increase in immunisation, a Unicef survey released on Thursday said.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday boycotted the swearing-in ceremony of Mr P J Thomas who has been sworn-in as the new Central Vigilance Commissioner.Read More »
RANCHI: Over three months after it parted ways with the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday again came together with Mr Shibu Soren’s party and staked claim to form a new government in Jharkhand which has been under President’s Rule since June 1.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought an explanation from the Mayawati government for allegedly constructing unauthorised structures at the old jail premises in Lucknow in violation of its order.Read More »
BANGALORE: Reserving 25 per cent of seats for children of poor families in private schools would be mandatory and its violation would be punishable, the Human Resource Development Minister, Mr Kapil Sibal has said.Read More »
CHANDIGARH: Twenty-nine legislators of the main opposition Indian National Lok Dal and one from the Shiromani Akali Dal were on Tuesday suspended from the Haryana assembly following a ruckus they created demanding resignation of Minister of State for Home, Mr Gopal Kanda.Read More »