Private member’s bill on uniform civil code introduced in RS

NEW DELHI, 9 Dec: A controversial private member's bill that seeks to provide for a panel to prepare a uniform civil code was introduced...

5G services launched in 50 towns in 14 states, UTs as on Nov 26:...

New Delhi, 9 Dec: The fifth-generation or 5G telecom services have started in 50 towns distributed over 14 states/union territories as of November 26,...

Gehlot welcomes SC’s observation on National Food Security Act

JAIPUR, 9 Dec: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's recent observation that it is the central government's duty to...

Trade in goods, passenger vehicles to figure in India-UK FTA negotiations

New Delhi, 9 Dec: Trade in goods, including passenger vehicles, is one of the areas under the negotiations for a proposed free trade agreement...

Shortage of 1.35 lakh personnel in three defence services: Centre tells Lok Sabha

New Delhi, 9 Dec: The three services are reeling under a shortage of 1.35 lakh personnel with the maximum number of vacancies of 1.18...

COVID-19 burden lessens in Africa, but vigilance crucial as year-end season begins, says...

Johannesburg, 9 Dec: Although the level of COVID-19 infections across the African continent is at its lowest since the start of the pandemic two...

Cong wrests Himachal from BJP

SHIMLA, 8 Dec: The Congress on Thursday wrested Himachal Pradesh from the BJP as it crossed the majority mark of 35 seats in the...

Over 11,000 ‘matters’ pending in SC for over 10 yrs: Govt in RS

NEW DELHI, 8 Dec: Over 11,000 "matters" are pending before the Supreme Court for over 10 years, union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju informed the...

Parliament nod to Wildlife (Protection) Amendment Bill

NEW DELHI, 8 Dec: The Parliament on Thursday passed the Wildlife (Protection) Amendment Bill, which seeks better management of protected areas and provides for...

Congress is democratic party, believes in live and let live: Jairam Ramesh

Kota, 7 Dec: Rajya Sabha member Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday said the Congress is a democratic party and believes in live and let live. Ramesh...

Sensible to get best deal in interest of Indians: Jaishankar on oil imports...

NEW DELHI, 7 Dec: The government does not ask Indian companies to buy oil from Russia but it is a sensible policy to get...

Union housing and urban affairs ministry assures to extend support, says Phassang

NEW DELHI, 7 Dec: Itanagar Municipal Corporation (IMC) mayor Tame Phassang informed that high-ranking officers under the union ministry of housing and urban affairs...

Results of Civil Services (Main) Examination 2022 declared

New Delhi, 6 Dec: The results of the Civil Services (Main) Examination 2022 were declared on Tuesday by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC),...

Winter session of Parliament: Govt plans to introduce 16 bills, Cong to seek...

New Delhi, 6 Dec: The results of the assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh are likely to play out during the Winter session...

Ukraine slams India for buying Russian oil, calls it ‘morally inappropriate’

NEW DELHI, 6 Dec: Ukraine's foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba condemned India's ramping up of Russian oil purchases following Moscow's invasion as "morally inappropriate" in...

Nobody should sleep empty stomach, govt to ensure grains reach last man: SC

New Delhi, 6 Dec: It is our culture to ensure nobody goes to sleep empty stomach, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday and asked...

Cong leaders will find way to resolve Rajasthan infighting: Jairam Ramesh

Jhalawar (Raj), 6 Dec: Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said the party leadership will come up with a way to resolve the...

BJP govt has failed to protect Kashmiri Pandits, says PDP chief Mufti

Srinagar, 6 Dec: Peoples' Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday accused the BJP of "exploiting the pain and suffering" of Kashmiri Pandits and...

Most Asian countries behind biodiversity targets for protected areas: Study

New Delhi, 6 Dec: Most countries in Asia have failed to achieve a global minimum target of protecting at least 17 per cent of...

Gehlot alleges mainstream media has ‘boycotted’ Bharat Jodo Yatra

JHALAWAR, 5 Dec: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday lashed out at the mainstream national media, claiming they have "boycotted" Rahul Gandhi's Bharat...