Putting state governments that promised loan waivers for farmers in difficulty, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday ruled out such waivers by the Centre insisting states can utilise their own resources in this regard.
The Congress on Thursday said internal efforts are on in the party to reorganise and strengthen itand former Union Minister S M Krishna could have waited for the results to come out in Karnataka elections later this year as in Punjab.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has exposed a concocted story of an Indian "kidnapped" in the central European nation of Serbia, saying it was a stage-managed act.
Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has said she would be happy to see BJP patriarch LK Advani as the next President of India but would not mind if Union minister Sushma Swaraj or Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan became the country’s first citizen.
In the heart of Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow, at the busy and upscale Hazratganj market, an anti-Romeo squad - a team of about 30 policemen - swings into action at around 4 pm. Five women constables are also part of the squad led by a Deputy Superintendent of Police.
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is on the job to finish five expressway projects, including the Rs 4,428-crore Eastern Peripheral Expressway to decongest Delhi, Parliament was informed today. Giving details, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said proposals have been received for preparing the project report for the 600-km Delhi-Katra Expressway.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath made a surprise visit to the Hazratganj police station in Lucknow on Thursday to inspect operations. The priest-turned-politician reportedly told police officials at the station to take their jobs seriously and spend extra hours in office to serve the people. Adityanath also surprised the Superintendent of Police from West UP, at his office, according to a report .
The Bombay High Court Thursday ordered all doctors on strike to resume work, simultaneously directing the Maharashtra government to provide adequate security at all government hospitals to ensure they can continue working without fear, reported news agency ANI. The Bombay High Court Chief Justice also observed that punitive action should not be taken against doctors who have resumed work. The matter will be heard again in 15 days.
Air India’s Ahmedabad to London flight via Newark suffered a bird hit, forcing the airline to cancel its onward journey from Britain’s capital.
A woman police constable allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her home in North Goa, police said today.