26 May 2020
Lapses on part of Center, state governments: SC on #MigrantCrisis
The Supreme Court on Tuesday took suo motu cognizance of the plight of migrant laborers stranded across India due to the nationwide COVID-19 induced lockdown.
20 Apr 2020
#LockdownRelaxation: Industries which will be operational from April 20
India entered the second phase of the coronavirus-enforced lockdown on April 15, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the extension of the nationwide lockdown till May 3 to contain the spread of the deadly COVID-19.
18 Apr 2020
Targeting China, India revises FDI Policy to curb 'opportunistic acquisitions'
The Center on Saturday revised the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy to prevent "opportunistic acquisitions" of vulnerable, coronavirus pandemic-hit Indian companies.
02 Apr 2020
#CoronavirusCrisis: How you can help the underprivileged during ongoing crisis
The coronavirus pandemic has created a situation of concern and worry, wreaking havoc in India and the world.
04 Jan 2020
Soleimani killing: How poor Iran-US ties could affect India
India is caught in a crossfire after the United States killed one of Iran's topmost commanders, Qasem Soleimani yesterday.
04 Aug 2019
Pakistan refuses to accept bodies of intruders killed by #IndianArmy
Following the Indian Army's offer to Pakistan to take back the bodies of five intruders, including one Pakistani commando and four terrorists, shot dead in Jammu & Kashmir's Keran sector, Islamabad refused to accept their bodies.
04 Aug 2019
Amit Shah meets NSA Ajit Doval to discuss Kashmir security-crisis
Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday held a high-level meeting with National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and several other top security officials at the Parliament to discuss the Kashmir security crisis.
27 Jul 2019
Center rushes 10,000 troops to J&K to strengthen counter-insurgency operations
In a bid to strengthen counter-insurgency operations and law and order duties in Jammu & Kashmir, the Center is rushing an additional 10,000 central forces troops amid speculations about the scrapping of Article 35A.
22 Jul 2019
Right to Information (Amendment) Bill passed in Lok Sabha
The Lok Sabha has passed the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which seeks to amend the RTI Act, 2005 amid criticism from the Opposition on Monday.
04 May 2019
#RafaleDeal: Center files fresh affidavit in Rafale review case
The Center has filed a fresh affidavit in the Supreme Court on Saturday against the petitions seeking review of the top court's Rafale deal verdict in December 2018.
18 Apr 2019
LoC trade with PoK suspended; routes being used by terror-elements
The Center on Thursday suspended the LoC (Line of Control) trade between Jammu & Kashmir and Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).
30 Mar 2019
NewsBytesExclusive: Indore Mayor talks about city's impressive cleanliness rank
In a Central government's cleanliness survey, Indore recently won the title of the cleanest city third time in a row.
22 Mar 2019
J&K: Separatist leader Yasin Malik's JKLF banned under anti-terror law
The Center has banned Jammu & Kashmir separatist leader Yasin Malik-led outfit, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), under the anti-terror law.
24 Feb 2019
What is Indus Waters Treaty? Here's everything you should know
In the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack, the Center has decided to block water supply to Pakistan from the rivers flowing from India.
19 Feb 2019
What is Article 370? Here's all you need to know
Following the deadly terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama on 14 February in which 40 CRPF personnel were martyred, demands for scrapping Article 370 of the Indian Constitution have intensified.
18 Feb 2019
Why did Pulwama attack happen before elections, questions Mamata Banerjee
While addressing a press conference in Kolkata on Monday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee courted controversy by raising questions about the Pulwama attack.
04 Feb 2019
Mamata-Modi showdown: Didi pulls all nighter in dharna against Center
Following the face-off between the Kolkata Police and the CBI, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee started a dharna on Sunday night, and spent the whole night on a makeshift dias in a mark of protest against what she perceives as a constitutional coup against her government by the Center.
30 Jan 2019
SC refuses to stay SC/ST Act amendments again
For the second time in seven days, the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, refused to stay amendments to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, that rules out all provisions for anticipatory bail for the accused.
29 Jan 2019
Worried Flipkart wants six-month delay in implementing new e-commerce rules
American retail giant Walmart-owned Flipkart has written to the government that it faces "the risk of significant customer disruption" if the deadline for implementing the new e-commerce curbs, which could cause huge disruption in the space, isn't extended by six months.
26 Jan 2019
#CareerBytes: 5 scholarships every engineering student should know about
Engineering is one of the most preferred professional courses but as education is becoming expensive, many are unable to afford to pursue engineering.
22 Jan 2019
MJ Akbar defamation: Court reserves order on summoning Priya Ramani
On Tuesday, a Delhi court reserved its verdict on whether to summon journalist Priya Ramani as an accused in a defamation case filed by former Union minister MJ Akbar, who the journalist had accused of sexual misconduct.
21 Jan 2019
Madras HC issues notice to Center on 10% EWS quota
Just days after Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) organizing secretary RS Bharathi filed a writ petition challenging the recently-approved 10% economically weak section (EWS) quota for the general category, the Madras High Court, on Monday, issued a notice to the Center about the same.
08 Jan 2019
Andhra's Polavaram Dam just broke world record for weirdest reason
The concrete work of the much-awaited Polavaram dam in Andhra Pradesh began at 8am on January 6, and concluded at 8am on January 7.
25 Dec 2018
Center renames three Andaman-&-Nicobar islands to mark first-ever Tricolor hoisting
To mark the 75th anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose hoisting the Indian Tricolor at Port Blair for the first time, the Center has decided to rename three Andaman & Nicobar islands.
16 Dec 2018
PM Narendra Modi slams Congress in Sonia's stronghold Raebareli
Taking on the Congress in Sonia Gandhi's home turf, Raebareli, PM Narendra Modi accused previous governments of neglecting the constituency.
10 Dec 2018
Urjit Patel resigns as Governor of Reserve Bank of India
Reserve Bank of India Governor, Urjit Patel, has stepped down from the position with immediate effect amid rift with the government on various issues.
29 Nov 2018
Need GST Council like federal institution in healthcare, farm-sector: Jaitley
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today made a case for developing a federal institution like GST Council in the healthcare and farm sector.
16 Nov 2018
Calcutta HC orders appointment of counselors in all schools
In a step towards raising awareness of child sexual abuse, the Calcutta High Court today directed authorities to appoint counselors in about 1 lakh educational institutions in West Bengal to help safeguard students against sexual violation.
13 Nov 2018
Rafale deal: PM admitted to theft before SC, alleges RaGa
Congress President Rahul Gandhi today alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has admitted to "theft" in the Rafale deal before the Supreme Court and changes in the contract without asking the Indian Air Force.
10 Nov 2018
#CareerBytes: MBA scholarships offered by top B-schools in India
Management education in India has transformed hugely in recent years, but MBA and other management programmes have become expensive.
07 Nov 2018
Framing guidelines for keeping foreigners in detention-centers: Government tells SC
The Center has informed the Supreme Court that the process of framing guidelines for keeping foreign nationals in detention centers across the country was "under preparation".
04 Nov 2018
Tripura government laying stress on international connectivity: Transport Minister
The Tripura government has laid stress on international connectivity through roads, railways, and waterways for development of the state, its Transport Minister Pranajit Singha Roy said.
03 Nov 2018
Allahabad HC stays admission through NEET in Ayurveda, Unani colleges
The Allahabad High Court, today, stayed admissions till November 12 in Ayurveda and Unani colleges through NEET on the basis of lowered percentage marks.
29 Oct 2018
Nepal's PM KP Oli hospitalized due to lung infection
Nepal's Prime Minister KP Oli was hospitalized today after developing a lung infection, the Kathmandu Post reported.
28 Oct 2018
West Bengal to seek Center's intervention in HSCL case
The West Bengal government will seek Center's intervention in some recent actions regarding Kolkata-based PSU, Hindustan Steelworks Construction Ltd (HSCL), by its parent NBCC India.
26 Oct 2018
#CBIvsCBI: Kejriwal welcomes SC-order, hopes CBI's integrity will be upheld
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal today welcomed the "intervention" by the Supreme Court in the CBI turmoil and hoped the CBI's institutional integrity will be upheld.
26 Oct 2018
Fed up of Center's apathetic-attitude, farmers plan march to Delhi
An umbrella body of 260 farmers organizations will hold a 'Kisan March' to Delhi next month to protest against the central government's "apathetic attitude" in solving problems of their community, leaders of a farmers' committee said yesterday.
18 Oct 2018
Delhi: Get 10% discount on using Metro-card in DTC buses
To encourage the use of public transport among commuters amid rising air pollution levels in Delhi, the Delhi Cabinet today approved a proposal by which one can avail 10% discount on using the Metro card in DTC cluster buses.
13 Oct 2018
BJP, Sena may merge for LS-polls, not for Maharashtra: Pawar
NCP chief Sharad Pawar has predicted that the BJP and the Shiv Sena may merge for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, but not for the Maharashtra Assembly polls.
12 Oct 2018
Center 'scaled down' Sonipat rail coach unit project: Congress's Hooda
Congress leader Deepender Singh Hooda today alleged that the NDA government has "scaled down" a rail coach manufacturing unit approved by the UPA dispensation in Haryana's Sonipat district to a refurbishing and rehabilitation factory.