Parliament passes Lokpal amendment bill

New Delhi, July 29 -- A bill to amend the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013, was passed by parliament on Thursday doing away with the time limit for public servants to furnish details of their assets and... Read More

SC to examine if state entry tax violates 'freedom of trade'

New Delhi, July 18 -- A nine judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court bench will hear from Tuesday a batch of petitions by some top corporate houses and business associations challenging the impo... Read More

The politics of denial

Pakistan, Dec. 12 -- Of course, not only Nawaz Sharif has a denial problem. If politicians were not widely seen as hard-hearted, ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif wouldn't have billed himself as a co... Read More

Writing books won't suffice, need results: Gadkari to institutions

New Delhi, Dec. 12 -- Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday pulled up the country's research institutions saying they will be "closed" if they do not perform and warning their officials tha... Read More

Cong wants to delay construction of Ram Mandir, says Maharaj

Lucknow, Dec. 12 -- Alleging that Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was changing colours like a chameleon, controversial BJP's member of Parliament Sakshi Maharaj on Monday charged the Congress say... Read More

Muslims to abide by SC verdict on Babri: Azam

Lucknow, Dec. 12 -- Senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said on Monday that Muslims would abide by the Supreme Court verdict on Ram Janam Bhoomi -Babri Masjid dispute. Khan however questioned the... Read More

Rajasthan gory killing: Owaisi slams Modi

Hyderabad, Dec. 12 -- AIMIM President and member of Parliament from Hyderabad Asaduddin Owaisi has lashed out at the Prime Minister Narendar Modi for his silence over the gory killing of a Muslim man ... Read More

Youngest sitting MLA Harsh confident of retaining seat

SURAT, Dec. 12 -- In the 2012 Assembly polls, selection of Harsh Sanghvi as candidate for the high-profile Majura constituency raised many eye-brows within the BJP. However when result came, Sanghvi w... Read More

Nitish begins yatra to hinterland to review vikas

Patna, Dec. 12 -- Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will embark on his new yatra (journey) from Tuesday, his first during the current tenure, and will go to the villages which he had visited some eight year... Read More

'Govt to fully protect public deposits'

NEW DELHI, Dec. 12 -- Seeking to allay concerns of depositors over provisions of a draft law, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the Government will fully protect public deposits in financia... Read More