NEW DELHI: In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted legal recognition to transgenders or eunuchs as third category of gender and directed the Centre and all states to treat them as socially and educationally backward classes to extend reservation in admission in educational institutions and for public appointments.
NEW DELHI: The price of petrol was on Tuesday cut by 70 paise a litre, excluding local levies, the second reduction in rates this month as appreciation of the rupee against the US dollar made oil imports cheaper.
NEW DELHI: Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday sparred over Rajnath Singh’s meeting with Muslim clerics in Lucknow with the ruling party accusing BJP of “double-speak” and the opposition party hitting back.
AHMEDABAD: Sidestepping the question of apologising for the 2002 Gujarat riots, Narendra Modi on Tuesday night said the Congress should first account for their “sins” before asking him to tender an apology.
The BJP’s prime ministerial candidate was asked during an interview with TV 9 channel that there was a demand that he should apologise for the riots in the state
Bhubaneswar: There was no Maoist threat in the second and last phase of polling in Odisha for 11 Lok Sabha constituencies and 77 Assembly seats on April 17, while stringent security was in place, state election officials said today.
Mathura: BJP here today filed a complaint with Election Commission alleging that the district election office flouted norms in placing names and allotting ballot numbers on the EVM to various candidates contesting the Mathura Lok Sabha seat.
Kolkata: Stretching from the globally famous hill tourist town of Darjeeling in the northern tip, to the world's largest mangrove delta Sunderbans that washes into the Bay of Bengal in the south, the elections in West Bengal have never been