Governors can act as catalysts in states: PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said governors occupy a unique high position and can work as catalytic agents in the states.
Bharat Biotech : Two Vaccines possible for Zica Virus
An Indian Biotech Company with its headquarters at Hyderabad has announced on Wednesday that it was working on two possible vaccines…
Anupam Kher denied Visa by Pakistan
Indian actor Anupam Kher was denied visa to attend the forthcoming Karachi Literature Festival. According to the organising committee of…
RBI holds rates, says waiting for budget to decide further decrease
As was expected by many economists, Today RBI left the key repo rate unchanged at 6.75 percent. RBI said it…
J&K Governor calls PDP, BJP over uncertainty on govt. formation in the state
In a bid to end the deadlock over the government formation in the state, Jammu & Kashmir Governor NN Vohra…
Law & Justice
Set back to PM’s hopes for smooth functioning of Parliament
Before the start of session on Monday morning, Prime Minister has expressed hopes for smooth functioning of Parliament on the lines of the first part of the budget session which saw passage of many important bills.
Overburdenend Judiciary: Chief Justice Thakur gets emotional
While urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to recruit more judges to clear the backlog, Chief Justice of India Tirath Singh Thakur Sunday got emotional and was seen in tears before Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India revokes Vijay Mallya’s Passport
In a tweet, MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup said that after having considered replies by Vijay Mallya, MEA revokes his passport under Section 10 of the Passports Act.
MEA consulting legal experts for Mallya’s deportation
MEA has received a request from Enforcement Directorate of the country that is probing an alleged fraud of Rs. 900 crore on a loan taken from public sector bank IDBI.
Uttarakhand: SC stays HC order, President’s rule back in the state
The Supreme Court’s stay again placed the state under President’s rule. However, the apex court also restrained the centre from revoking the President’s rule till the next hearing.
Uttarakhand: Supreme Court agrees to hear Centre’s plea
Nine rebel Congress MLAs also filed an appeal in the Supreme Court against Uttarakhand High Court’s decision barring them from participating in floor test on the 29th of this month.
Uttarakhand HC sets aside President’s rule in the state
The two judge bench of high court described imposition of President’s rule in the state as violation of constitutional provisions and the criteria laid down by the Apex court of the country.
Navy grants permanent commission to women
Navy is also finalising a policy for women officers to serve on select warships that have appropriate facilities for women.
Brazil President Dilma Rousseff loses impeachment vote in lower house
The motion will now be sent to the upper house, the Senate, which is expected to suspend Ms Rousseff while it carries out a formal trial.
Minimum wages for contract workers to be fixed at Rs 10,000
Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said a gazette notification would be issued within a week in this regard.
Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane to succeed Army Chief General Bipin Rawat
Lt General Manoj Mukund Naravance was also a part of the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) in Sri Lanka during Operation Pawan.