Indian shares fall as virus cases surge; banks slip

BENGALURU (Reuters) – Indian shares fell on Monday, led by a decline in banking stocks, as the number of domestic coronavirus cases leapt by a record over the weekend and More...

India’s June crude oil imports lowest in over five years; exports dip

(Reuters) – India’s crude oil imports fell in June to their lowest level since February 2015, while year-on-year refined product exports declined for the first time in More...

India posts record fiscal deficit as coronavirus hits economy

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s fiscal deficit touched a record $88.5 billion in the April-June quarter, 83.2% of the target for the whole of the current fiscal year, reflecting More...

Delhi Cong leaders march to CM’s residence, demand payment of pending salaries to govt employees

New Delhi, Aug 7 (PTI) Delhi Congress leaders and workers took out a ‘Nyay March’ to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence in Civil Lines on Friday, demanding More...

Punjab to provide health insurance to all state govt employees, pensioners

Chandigarh, Aug 5 (PTI) Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Punjab government on Wednesday decided to provide health insurance cover to all state government employees and pensioners More...

Conduct inquiry against corrupt officers via video conferencing: Centre to all depts

New Delhi, Aug 5 (PTI) The Centre on Wednesday asked all its departments to conduct disciplinary proceedings through video More...

Rajasthan ACB arrests police officer in bribery case

Bikaner: The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Rajasthan has arrested the additional superintendent of police of More...

India hits 2 million cases as health volunteers strike

NEW DELHI (AP) — As India hit another grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic on Friday,...

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre on plea seeking directions to define freedom of press

New Delhi [India], Aug 7 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Central...

Modi govt sleeping while India’s COVID-19 tally crosses 20 lakh-mark: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi [India], Aug 7 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday slammed the Central government...

Pradeep Kumar Joshi appointed as UPSC chairman

New Delhi, Aug 7 (PTI) Educationist Professor Pradeep Kumar Joshi was on Friday appointed as the chairman of More...

Manoj Sinha takes oath as new LG of Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, Aug 7 (PTI) Former Union minister Manoj Sinha was on Friday was sworn in as the new lieutenant governor of..

G C Murmu appointed new CAG

New Delhi: The government on Thursday appointed former Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Girish Chandra Murmu as the new Comptroller..

Central employees retiring during pandemic will get ‘provisional pension’

New Delhi, July 26 (PTI) Central government employees retiring during the COVID-19 pandemic will get provisional More...

Bihar govt to retire inefficient employees above 50, for first time amid coronavirus impact

Patna: Following the norms for central government employees, for the first time, the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar has decided that..

Odisha enhances doctors retirement age to 65

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to boost the morale of doctors working to combat coronavirus, the Odisha government on Tuesday announced that..

Haryana boy Pradeep Singh tops UPSC Civil Service Exam

Sonipat (Haryana) [India], Aug 4 (ANI): Pradeep Singh, who belongs to Sonipat district in Haryana and has topped the Union Public..

20 IAS officers promoted to Additional Chief Secretary rank in UP

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government has promoted 20 senior IAS officers to the rank of Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), official sources said..

Sr accountant of sub-treasury suspended for illegal withdrawal of Rs 2 cr from Collector’s account

Thiruvananthapuram: A senior accountant of the sub-treasury here has been suspended, pending enquiry, for allegedly illegally withdrawing around Rs two crore..