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‘Amit Shah assured us on OROP’

Former Army deputy chief and prominent ex-serviceman Lt. Gen.

Opposition wants caste census released

Eyeing upcoming Bihar Assembly elections, the Opposition is closing ranks to demand release of caste data enumerated through the Socio-Economic and Caste Census 2011.

UN lauds India, China for role in poverty reduction

The UN report on millennium development goals (MDG) on Tuesday lauded China and India for playing major roles in lifting more than a billion people out of extreme poverty since 1990.

Central varsities to roll out choice-based credit system

In a major development, Central universities on Tuesday decided to implement the controversial choice-based credit system at the undergraduate level from the ensuing session notwithstanding the protes

Rice scam row builds, Raman seeks party aid

Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh, often described as the “chalwale baba” due to his “super-efficient” PDS system, is reportedly in constant touch with the top BJP leadership as the Opposition i

‘Cigarettes have become more affordable in India’

Few governments levy appropriate tax on cigarettes and other tobacco producers to discourage people from smoking, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday, recommending that at least 75 per

Supreme Court notices to 6 parties, government and Election Commission on RTI plea

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notices to the Centre, the Election Commission and six national political parties — BJP, Congress, NCP, CPI, CPI(M) and BSP — on a writ petition seeking political p

Supreme Court seeks expert views on collegium revival

In a new development in the NJAC case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday sought suggestions from senior advocates Fali Nariman, Ram Jethmalani, Anil Divan and others as how the collegium system of judicial

Shivraj Singh Chouhan seeks CBI probe into Vyapam case

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan gestures while addressing a press conference in Bhopal (Photo: PTI)

Bowing to pressure and under direction from Delhi, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday said he would request the high court to order a CBI probe into the Vyapam case, includ

NJAC is Centre’s evil ambition for power: Ram Jethmalani

The power to appoint judges to higher judiciary is a basic structure of the Constitution which cannot be altered through the National Judicial Appointments Commission, argued senior advocate Ram Jethm

The latest controversy over Air India reminds me of Singapore Airlines (SIA) dropping out of the bidding in 2001 when the national carrier hoped that partial privatisation would raise enough money to

For rational people, if this breed actually exists other than in the imagination of economists, the most logical way out of the Grexit logjam was for Greece to vote “yes, we can”.