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  • Tripura gears up to tackle Monday shutdown
    SourcesTripura gears up to tackle Monday shutdown

    Even as the Tripura government expressed its determination to maintain normalcy during an opposition-called shutdown on Monday, the Congress and Left Front leaders were on Sunday pulling out all stops to ensure its success in the state.

    1 year ago
  • Fight for affordable food in Maharashtra multiplexes - more to come?
    SourcesFight for affordable food in Maharashtra multiplexes - more to come?

    The price of food items in multiplexes in Maharashtra have been brought down by around 30 per cent, but the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) is not happy with this. Talks are still on, says the political party's general secretary Shalini Thackeray.

    1 year ago
  • Modi government violated procedures in Rafale deal: Kapil Sibal
    SourcesModi government violated procedures in Rafale deal: Kapil Sibal

    The Modi government violated procedures in the Rafale deal with the External Affairs Ministry not in the know before it was announced in 2015, alleges senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal, who wants the government to tell the truth to the people, including the price of the fighter jets.

    1 year ago
  • Hardik Patel likely to break his indefinite fast soon
    SourcesHardik Patel likely to break his indefinite fast soon

    Firebrand Patidar agitation spearhead Hardik Patel is likely to break his fast in a day or two following the advice of veteran political leader and former Janata Dal (United) president Sharad Yadav, according to sources close to Patel.

    1 year ago
  • 'Certain individuals' left out in mining scam probe: Ex-Goa CM
    Sources'Certain individuals' left out in mining scam probe: Ex-Goa CM

    Former Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, who faces a Lokayukta probe in connection with the Rs 1.44-lakh crore mining renewal scam, has stated in his affidavit filed before the anti-corruption authority that "certain individuals", who were involved in the process of granting renewals, were "left out" in the complaint filed by an environment foundation.

    1 year ago
  • Amarinder removes anti-drugs STF chief
    SourcesAmarinder removes anti-drugs STF chief

    Brought with much fanfare nearly 17 months back by Amarinder Singh government in Punjab to spearhead his government's anti-drugs campaign, senior Punjab Police officer Harpreet Singh Sidhu was removed from the post of DGP-Special Task Force (STF) on Saturday.

    1 year ago
  • Sterlite plant row: TN rejects Central report on Tuticorin groundwater
    SourcesSterlite plant row: TN rejects Central report on Tuticorin groundwater

    The Tamil Nadu government has rejected a Central government-sponsored report on the groundwater contamination in Tuticorin, saying it "prejudices" the state government cases in various courts against the Sterlite copper smelter plant of Vedanta Ltd.

    1 year ago
  • IITs, IIMs, to help government in accreditation work: Javadekar
    SourcesIITs, IIMs, to help government in accreditation work: Javadekar

    Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said the government is going to expand the number of accreditation agencies and has asked the IITs and IIMs to come together and be a rating agency in itself.

    1 year ago
  • Truckers suffer due to restrictions after Kolkata bridge collapse
    SourcesTruckers suffer due to restrictions after Kolkata bridge collapse

    West Bengal truckers have been facing hardships due to the restrictions imposed on the movement of heavy vehicles following the partial collapse of Majherhat bridge in the city and are staring at huge losses, an official said on Saturday.

    1 year ago
  • Opposition grand alliance an eyewash: Shah (Lead)
    SourcesOpposition grand alliance an eyewash: Shah (Lead)

    With the party deciding to fight the next Lok Sabha elections under his leadership, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday hit out at opposition plans for a grand alliance, saying his party was not in the least bothered about it calling it an "eyewash".

    1 year ago