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

Deepak Prakash Bhatta secures victory in Kanchanpur-3, defeats Ramesh Lekhak

KATHMANDU, Dec. 12 -- CPN-UML candidate Deepak Prakash Bhatta has secured victory defeating Nepali Congress prominent leader Ramesh Lekhak by 258 votes in Kanchanpur-3. Bhatta secured 26364 votes whe... Read More

Philippines' Duterte seeks martial law extension for south

MANILA, Dec. 12 -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked Congress on Monday to extend martial law across the southern third of the country until the end of next year to combat Islamist militants ... 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

Street lighting: HC orders Govt-police coordination

NEW DELHI, Dec. 12 -- Concerned with the safety and security of children and women in the national Capital, the Delhi High Court on Monday asked the AAP Government and police to coordinate on street l... Read More

AAP slams BJP for 'supporting' Max

NEW DELHI, Dec. 12 -- The AAP has slammed the BJP for allegedly opposing the cancellation of Max Hospital and has even raised serious question over the type of relationship that BJP allegedly shares w... Read More

Govt raps Pak for sermon on Guj polls

New Delhi, Dec. 12 -- The Government on Monday condemned the "unwarranted" statement by Pakistan on Gujarat elections and asked it to stop giving sermons to India. It said the neighbouring country see... 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