Modi’s budget for free-market economics faces major test

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s stomach for free-market economics faces a major test on Saturday, in a budget India’s top economic advisor has warned could wreck the leader’s More...

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Modi’s budget for free-market economics faces major test

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s stomach for free-market economics faces a major test on Saturday, in a budget India’s top economic advisor has warned could More...

4,685 defence personnel have died since 1999

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

New Delhi: 4,685 defence personnel have laid down their lives since the 1999 Kargil conflict, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said today.Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Compensation More...

No question of legalising prostitution, says Maneka Gandhi

Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi

New Delhi: There is no proposal to legalise prostitution in the country, Government today informed Parliament.Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi “No, More...

Jugal Kishore Mohapatra was today appointed as Rural Development Secretary.

Five new secretaries appointed; Jugal Kishore gets Rural

New Delhi: Senior IAS officer Jugal Kishore Mohapatra was today made the new Rural Development Secretary in an appointment that came at a time when the controversial land acquisition More...

Ram Niwas Goel elected Speaker of Delhi Assembly

New Delhi, Feb 23 (PTI) AAP MLA Ram Niwas Goel was today unanimously elected Speaker of the Delhi Assembly on the first day of the two-day session of the House.AAP MLA Ram Niwas More...

CBI books four central excise officials in graft case

CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha

New Delhi: The CBI registered a case of corruption against a superintendent and three other Central Excise officials after More...

Corporate espionage: Two more officials held

Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi

New Delhi: The corporate espionage trail deepened today with the Delhi Police arresting two officials of the Environment More...

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra FadnavisPhoto : PTI Maharashtra govt to provide home loans to its employees

Mumbai: Maharashtra government will provide home loans ranging from Rs 20 lakh to Rs 50 lakh...

Sanjay Kothari, Secretary of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Don’t harass pensioners: Govt tells banks

New Delhi: In the backdrop of complaints of pensioners’ harassment, the government has directed banks not...

AIBEA General Secretary C H Venkatachalam Bank unions call off strike, settle wage hike

New Delhi: Employee unions of public sector banks today withdrew their strike call following an agreement...

CBI Joint Directors Prabodh Kumar, Keshav Kumar get extension till March 31

CBI Joint Director Keshav Kumar

New Delhi: The tenures of two CBI Joint Directors, Prabodh Kumar and Keshav Kumar, were today extended till More...

IPS officer Vivek Srivastava gets extension in SPG

New Delhi,: Senior IPS officer Vivek Srivastava’s tenure has been extended till October next year in the post of Inspector General..

IPS officer Peeyush Pandey gets extension in SPG

New Delhi: IPS officer Peeyush Pandey was given nearly two year’s extension as Inspector General in Special Protection Group (SPG). The..

Guj govt accepts resignation of IPS officer Rahul Sharma

File Photo : Gujarat cadre IPS officer Rahul Sharma

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government today accepted the resignation of IPS officer Rahul Sharma, who had taken More...

Pachauri’s resignation from TERI demanded

New Delhi: Prominent lawyers and civil society activists today demanded the resignation of R K Pachauri from TERI and questioned why..

Recruitment scam: Centre asks Governor to resign

New Delhi: A day after registration of FIR against him in a recruitment scam, the Centre has asked Madhya Pradesh Governor..
PMO's website has blocked access to the page on the assets and liabilities of ministers.Photo : PTI

Info on ministers’ assets blocked on PMO website

New Delhi: The PMO’s website has blocked access to the page on the assets and liabilities of union council of ministers...
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh

17 employees of Civil Supplies Corporation suspended

Raipur: Seventeen employees of Chhattisgarh State Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd were suspended today after unaccounted cash running into crores were seized..
Health Minister J P Nadda

Swine flu toll reaches 1000, 40 more succumb

New Delhi: Swine flu deaths have breached the 1,000 mark with 40 more people succumbing to the H1N1 virus while the..