NEW DELHI: Amid persisting differences in the cabinet, the tough law against rape and other crimes was on Tuesday referred to a Group of Ministers (GoM) which held its first meeting and reported substantial progress in evolving a consensus.Read More »
NEW DELHI: In a mysterious twist in the gruesome Delhi gang-rape-cum-murder case, prime accused Ram Singh allegedly committed suicide in Tihar jail early Monday morning but his family and lawyers claimed it was a murder.Read More »
CHANDIGARH/PATIALA: Olympian bronze medalist, Vijender Singh will be questioned in connection with the recent recovery of 26 kg of heroin worth Rs 130 crore, Punjab police said on Sunday as his sparring partner, Ram Singh was expelled from the National Institute of Sports (NIS) camp after admitting that he consumed drugs.Read More »
AJMER: The Pakistan Prime Minister, Mr Raja Pervez Ashraf’s trip here on Saturday has hit a sour note with the Ajmer Sharif spiritual head saying he will boycott the visit in protest against the recent brutal killing and beheading of Indian soldiers by the Pakistani Army.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Hitting out at the “western media war” against the Syrian regime, the Syria’s President, Mr Bashar Al-Assad’s special envoy Friday urged India and the other BRICS nations to speak out more forcefully to put an end to the raging violence in her country and for a political dialogue to help the Syrian people decide their own future.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Members of the Rajya Sabha Friday unanimously called for the passing of the women's reservation bill to ensure 33 per cent seats in Parliament and the state assemblies for women. The Rajya Sabha passed the bill March 9, 2010 and it is pending in the Lok Sabha.Read More »
AGARTALA: Five newly-elected women members were sworn-in in the new Tripura assembly on International Women's Day Friday.
The Protem speaker, Ms Niranjan Debbarma administered the oath to them.
NEW DELHI: India is “worried” about the fate of Tamils in Sri Lanka and wants them to live with “dignity and self respect”, the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh said Friday.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The controversial Uttar Pradesh politician Raja Bhaiya was on Thursday booked by the CBI under murder charges in the killing of police officer Zia-Ul-Haq after the probe into the case was handed over to the central investigating agency.Read More »
NEW DELHI: In a bid for greater transparency and accountability in the government’s delivery systems for citizens, the Union cabinet on Thursday approved a bill that will ensure public services like passports,Read More »