The Government of India acts as the executive, legislative and judicial authority of the Republic of India. Created by the Constitution of India, it is located in New Delhi, India. The main powers are exercised by the Prime Minister, the Supreme Court and the Constitution in Parliament. It consists of two houses in the legislative branch, the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha.
24 Jun 2020
Reduce High Commission staff by 50%: India tells Pakistan
Already at loggerheads with Pakistan for several years, India on Tuesday decided to reduce the presence of the neighboring country's staff at the High Commission in New Delhi.
21 Jun 2020
#NewsBytesExplainer: What are phishing attacks and how to avoid them?
A few hours ago, the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) issued an advisory warning about a massive phishing attack campaign.
21 Jun 2020
'Massive' phishing attack likely against Indian individuals, businesses: Government
As the world celebrates International Yoga Day and Father's Day, the cyber-security agency working for the Government of India is raising alarms over a "massive" phishing attack campaign.
26 Apr 2020
These smartphones will become available in India once lockdown ends
Over the past couple of months, several new smartphones have launched in India but haven't gone on sale due to the ongoing nation-wide lockdown.
22 Apr 2020
No! 'Namaste' is not Indian government's answer to Zoom
A few hours ago, multiple reports suggested that the Indian government has launched a video-conferencing service called 'Namaste' to help people replace Zoom, a virtual meeting app it recently declared 'unsafe'.
19 Apr 2020
#WeeklyRecap: OnePlus 8, iPhone SE launched, Cognizant hacked, and more
This week, despite the evolving COVID-19 crisis, notable developments were made in the world of tech.
05 Apr 2020
#WeeklyRecap: New coronavirus tracking app, affordable ventilator, security scares, more
This week, we saw some major innovations to fight the spread of COVID-19 in India.
05 Apr 2020
Aarogya Setu COVID-19 tracker app crosses 1 crore downloads
The government's recently launched Aarogya Setu COVID-19 tracker app has recorded over 1.1 crore downloads in India.
19 Mar 2020
IPL 2020: Government to issue fresh advisory on April 15
India's Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Thursday cleared the air about the upcoming IPL edition.
16 Feb 2020
These new Hero MotoCorp two-wheelers come with BS6 engines
Hero MotoCorp has updated some of its two-wheelers to comply with the upcoming BS6 norms that will be mandatory from April 1, 2020.
22 Dec 2019
Apparently, India cuts internet more than any other country
In the wake of violent protests against CAA/CAB, the Indian Government has created another concern for people in the country - unexpected internet shutdown.
30 Nov 2019
#HackAlert: 48 Indian government websites hacked this year alone
Thanks to PM Modi's Digital India initiative, more and more people and businesses have come online and are using the web as a tool of availing different services and broadening their reach (among many other things).
29 Nov 2019
After spyware hack, Indian Government plans security audit of WhatsApp
WhatsApp has come under the scanner of the Indian Government.
02 Nov 2019
2019 Hyundai i20 Active launched in India: Details here
South Korean automaker Hyundai has launched the 2019 edition of its popular hatchback, the i20 Active, in India at a starting price of Rs. 7.74 lakh.
18 Aug 2019
Talks with Pakistan only on PoK, not J&K: Rajnath Singh
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday reiterated India's tough stand to Pakistan, asserting that bilateral talks, if any, will now focus only on Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir and not Jammu & Kashmir.
01 Aug 2019
#CareerBytes: Some lesser known perks of being an IRS officer
The Indian Revenue Service (IRS) is one of the most sought-after Civil Services in the country.
10 Jul 2019
#CareerBytes: All about the life of an IRS officer
Joining the Indian Civil Services is a dream for many. While the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most sought-after, the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) is also a coveted Civil Service in the country.
15 May 2019
Why did Saif Ali Khan want to return Padma Shri?
Bollywood chhote nawab, actor Saif Ali Khan recently appeared on the chat show, Pinch, hosted by Arbaaz Khan, where he, like every other guest, was given a glimpse of some mean tweets addressed to him.
24 Apr 2019
#NewsBytesExclusive: Defense expert Abhijit Iyer-Mitra talks about treason-case against Facebook
Facebook has been accused of interfering in elections in several countries and at the time of our Lok Sabha elections, the social media giant is facing a tough time in India.
11 Mar 2019
PCB to take legal action against BCCI for politicizing cricket
Tensions between India and Pakistan are high following a deadly terror attack in Pulwama last month.
03 Mar 2019
ICC turns down BCCI's request of boycotting terrorism harboring 'nations'
As per media reports, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has turned down the BCCI's request to boycott ties with nations which harbor terrorism.
02 Mar 2019
#NewsBytesExclusive: Defense expert Abhijit Iyer-Mitra on the latest India-Pakistan episode
While the India-Pakistan relations have always been strained, a series of latest events triggered by the Pulwama attack escalated tensions between both the countries.
27 Feb 2019
India slams Pakistan over 'vulgar display' of injured IAF pilot
After confirming that a missing Indian Air Force pilot was in Pakistan's custody, the Indian Government has strongly objected to the "vulgar display" of the injured personnel by Pakistan.
27 Feb 2019
Indo-Pak tensions: One IAF pilot missing in action, says government
Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, in a brief press conference, confirmed that Pakistan today retaliated to IAF's airstrikes on a Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camp across the border in Pakistan.
24 Feb 2019
Sporting community needs to ostracize Pakistan: CoA's Vinod Rai
The Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai has stated that Pakistan should be ostracized just like South Africa were earlier banned from international cricket, due to their policy on apartheid.
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.
23 Feb 2019
Pakistan writes to UNSC, accuses India of threatening regional security
Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has written a letter to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) accusing India of threatening regional security, the Foreign Office said yesterday.
20 Jan 2019
Sisters run ill father's barbershop disguising themselves as boys
In rural Uttar Pradesh, where women are mostly confined to their homes, two teenage sisters have been running a male salon in Banwari Tola village, and that too for five long years.
25 Dec 2018
Apple gave customers' data to Indian government: Details here
Apple has released its transparency report, detailing how many customer data requests it got from the Indian government and how many it actually catered to.
20 Dec 2018
Soon, govt could impose Rs. 12,000 fee on petrol/diesel vehicles
In a bid to push for greater usage of electric vehicles (EVs) in India, the government is on the verge of creating disincentives for petrol, diesel car owners.
17 Dec 2018
Beware! These health websites have been declared 'fake' by government
Nowadays, fake websites are becoming an increasingly annoying menace. There are fake websites of almost everything, including banks, universities, job portals, government schemes, etc. While some are harmless, others are used by fraudsters to dupe people.
09 Dec 2018
Vijay Mallya's extradition case edges towards ruling. Details here
Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya is scheduled to return to Westminster Magistrates' Court in London tomorrow when his extradition trial is listed for a judgment hand-down.
04 Dec 2018
Government rejects MSP demand for 1 lakh personnel; Army upset
The Central government has rejected a long-standing demand of the armed forces for higher Military Service Pay (MSP) for around one lakh personnel including Junior Commissioned Officers, said military sources today.
02 Dec 2018
Soon, drones could deliver organs, medical supplies in India
In a country like India, organ delivery can be a major problem, especially due to the mess of traffic.
30 Nov 2018
Where are all the JEE toppers (2009-13) now?
Joint Entrance Examination-Advanced (earlier IIT-JEE), one of the world's toughest exams, is the gateway for admission into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technologies.
28 Nov 2018
Pakistan PM Imran Khan lays foundation stone for Kartarpur Corridor
Pakistan PM Imran Khan has laid the foundation stone for the much-awaited corridor linking Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan's Kartarpur to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India's Gurdaspur district.
25 Nov 2018
Sikhs in America hail India's decision to build Kartarpur corridor
The Sikhs in America have hailed the Indian Government's decision to build a religious corridor linking border district of Gurdaspur with historic Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan, thus, fulfilling a long pending demand of the community.
03 Nov 2018
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu meets Indian community in Zimbabwe
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, on his second leg of three-nation Africa visit, addressed the local Indian community in Zimbabwe today.
31 Oct 2018
RBI vs Modi government: All about the spat, Section 7
The ongoing spat between the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Modi government is public knowledge by now.
26 Oct 2018
Ajit Doval: India needs strong govt for 10yrs; enemies abound
On Thursday, National Security Adviser Ajit Doval that many internal enemies are abound in India, and that the country needs a strong government for the next 10 years if it wants to achieve glory.