July 22, 2017 10:00 AM IST
Senior journalist Ashok Malik has been named as Press Secretary to Kovind.
- July 22, 2017 09:50 AM IST
She announced that her party would hold an "Oust BJP from India" programme from August 9 to August 30 after alleging that the BJP had "failed on all fronts".
- July 22, 2017 09:38 AM IST
The Pentagon has encouraged India and China to engage in a direct dialogue free of any 'coercive aspects'.
- July 22, 2017 09:35 AM IST
India plans to seek an explanation from Philip Morris International Inc about its marketing practices after Reuters reported that the tobacco giant used tactics that government officials say flout the country's law.
- July 22, 2017 09:30 AM IST
The fishermen from Nagapattinam district were arrested for fishing off Neduntheevu near the Sri Lankan coast and have been taken to Kangesanthurai port.
- July 22, 2017 09:27 AM IST
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi further said that there is a "systematic capture of India's democratic institutions. By the PM, bureaucrats and the RSS".
- July 22, 2017 12:02 AM IST
The Janata Dal (United) hit back at a senior Rashtriya Janata Dal leader who ruled out Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav's resignation over a graft case and made light of the party's claim of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's "sacrifice" in forming the anti-BJP coalition in Bihar.
- July 21, 2017 10:30 PM IST
Secretary General of World Customs Organisation (WCO) Kunio Mikuriya on Friday appreciated the reforms undertaken by the government in the taxation system, including implementation of GST.
- July 21, 2017 10:28 PM IST
Former Cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian on Friday said that he regrets having allowed Genetically Modified (GM) cotton in the country over two decades ago.
- July 21, 2017 10:25 PM IST
A parliamentary panel on Friday questioned top officials of the home ministry on various aspects of the national security and the privacy issues related to the Aadhar card, officials said.
- July 21, 2017 10:24 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday announced Rs 42 crore as a dedicated fund for preservation of the state's cultural heritage.
- July 21, 2017 10:21 PM IST
The BJP on Friday criticised Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi over his allegations against the Modi government on its Kashmir policy, saying these are 'absolutely incorrect and utterly irresponsible'.
- July 21, 2017 10:18 PM IST
The Comptroller and Auditor General on Friday termed a request from the Bangalore airport operator to the government to waive more than Rs 9 crore owed by the now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines as 'untenable' and an 'undue favour'.
- July 21, 2017 10:16 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stressed on a roadmap for faster operationalisation of mines post their auction, the PMO said on Friday.
- July 21, 2017 10:07 PM IST
US Chargé d’Affaires in India MaryKay Carlson said the "tremendous drive, enthusiasm, and intellect" for innovation and entrepreneurship (in India) is "particularly exciting".
- July 21, 2017 10:05 PM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said the previous government had left many 'potholes' for the present dispensation to fill.
- July 21, 2017 10:02 PM IST
The road ministry's inefficient planning and monitoring led to the unfruitful expenditure of Rs 1.85 crore on the eight traffic counters procured from Canada in 2008, the CAG said on Friday.
- July 21, 2017 09:58 PM IST
Suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative Mohammed Saleem was on Friday sent to a seven-day custody by a court here after he was produced before it by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad.
- July 21, 2017 09:57 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday passed a slew of directions for effective implementation of provisions of the National Food Security (NFS) Act while observing that its compliance has been "pathetic".
- July 21, 2017 09:53 PM IST
Earlier, the apex court had extended to the entire country the Madras High Court order staying the May 23 notification of the Centre banning sale and purchase of cattle from markets for slaughter.
- July 21, 2017 09:35 PM IST
A CAG report, tabled in Parliament on Friday, pointed out many anomalies in the implementation of schemes like National Agriculture Insurance Scheme (NAIS) and Pradhan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojana (PMFBY)
- July 21, 2017 09:18 PM IST
The Supreme Court has deferred constitution of a committee to supervise the border fencing on the Indo-Bangladesh border till July 31.
- July 21, 2017 09:00 PM IST
The 25-year-old brother-sister duo are twins and lead a large contingent of professionals at Reliance Jio
- July 21, 2017 08:42 PM IST
The security-breach incidents include phishing, website intrusions and defacements as well as ransomware attacks.
- July 21, 2017 08:33 PM IST
Though there was speculations about him returning to BJP, he stated that he is not going back