New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) secretary, Rakesh Kumar Gupta, to appear before it on Wednesday to explain how a panel of Indian Police ... Read More

SC bans coal transportation in Meghalaya after Jan 31

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up the Meghalaya government for continued illegal mining in the state while refusing to extend a window that allowed the transportation of coa... Read More

UP man held for threat to kidnap Kejri's daughter

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- A 21-year-old student was arrested for allegedly sending three e-mails threatening to kidnap and harm Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's daughter, which the police claimed wa... Read More

'Quotas in all colleges, varsities from this yr'

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Private universities and colleges will have to provide the 10% quota for candidates from so-called economically weaker sections (EWS) as well as for those from the scheduled cast... Read More

'Impatient India keen to break 8% growth barrier'

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday made a poll pitch by projecting Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "decisive" leader who sustained high average growth without stoking inf... Read More

'Prevent black day': Ex-high court judge writes to President

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Former judge of the Delhi High Court justice Kailash Gambhir on Tuesday wrote to the President of India terming the recent decision of the Supreme Court collegium recommending el... Read More

As birthday gift, Mayawati wants alliance victory

Lucknow, Jan. 16 -- Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati, who formed an alliance with the Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh last week, asked her party workers to ensure victory for the combine... Read More

The electoral math behind the upper caste quota

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Union government's move to introduce a 10% quota for the economically weaker sections may not be able to withstand judicial scrutiny but may ... Read More

SC to hear Jafri plea against clean chit to PM Modi

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would hear a plea by Zakia Jafri, challenging the SIT's clean chit to then Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi in connection with the 2002 G... Read More

Doctors use antibiotics to treat KC

ILAM, Jan. 16 -- Medics attending to Dr Govinda KC have started administering antibiotics through injection to control infection in his right lung. Dr Bijendra Krishna Shah, acting medical superinten... Read More