After numerous debates on the origin of Ram Setu – a limestone bridge that runs from south India to the northern coast of Sri Lanka – the Centre is again planning to conduct a study on whether it was natural or a man-made structure.
An Indian IT professional and her six-year-old son were found dead in their home in New Jersey on Thursday evening.
The Air India employee, who was beaten up by Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad 25 times with his slippers, on Friday said his attacker must be punished so that no one took it as their “birthright” to assault a person.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted MPs from Gujarat and Rajasthan to breakfast Friday and discussed preparations for elections in the two states, a day after he had hosted MPs from Uttar Pradesh and discussed the functioning of the party’s new government in Uttar Pradesh. MPs from Goa, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, and Daman & Diu too were invited to Friday’s breakfast. Modi reportedly urged the MPs to be prepared for election at all times. An MP who attended the meeting said they were told to be “in election mode” all the time and continuously work on schemes announced by the state governments as well as the Centre.
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval met United States Defense Secretary Jim Mattis at the Pentagon to discuss the importance of the US – India relationship and the role of both nations in cooperating to uphold international laws and principles.
Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot today claimed there was resentment building up among people as the Vasundhara Raje government had "failed to deliver good governance".
Resident doctors in Maharashtra are yet to resume work despite an appeal by an association representing them to join duty and intervention of the Bombay High Court.
The Supreme Court will go "paperless" within six to seven months, Chief Justice JS Khehar said on Thursday.
The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Finance Bill, completing the budgetary exercise for 2017-18. Since the Finance Bill is a Money Bill, it needs only to be cleared by the Lok Sabha. Starting from April 1, 2017, some income tax laws will change.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said that sports infrastructure would be massively spread in urban and rural areas of the state in the next few years.