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More vigilance teams to check power thefts

To crack a whip on power thefts in the national capital, the city’s power department is planning to constitute more surveillance teams to assist power distribution utilities to further intensify their

Wait for SDMC HQ to get longer

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has been looking for new land measuring six to eight acres for construction of its own headquarters. Four sites have been identified for the purpose.

Protesting UPSC aspirants get NSUI support

National Students’ Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of the Congress, staged a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi against the issuing of admit cards to students appearing in this year’s exa

Princess Park to be war memorial site?

Defence minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the government will soon finalise the site for construction of a grand National War Memorial in the national capital.

Court acquits man of woman’s rape

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A sessions court has acquitted a man of the charges of raping a woman on the pretext of marriage saying the physical relation between them were consensual, the woman was married and she cannot say that she was cheated by the accused

Government hospital patients may get free drugs, diagnostics

In a bid to reduce “out-of-pocket” expenses on healthcare, the government is considering rolling out a National Health Assurance Mission that will give entitlement to free drugs and free diagnostics t

CBI may seek UK help in HAL probe

The CBI is likely to seek assistance of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) of the UK in its investigations into the alleged payoffs to middleman by the London-based Rolls-Royce company to secure defence c

No place for politics of hatred, says Rahul Gandhi

Appealing to end the “politics of hatred” in the country as communal tension flared up in Uttar Pradesh, AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said he was “deeply saddened” to see divisiveness

Narendra Modi to visit civic centre in August

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the newly-created museum at Rashtra-pati Bhavan on Friday.  	— ASIAN AGE

The Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Civic Centre will be receiving its most high-profile guest as Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the venue for the BJP national council meeting in August.

Supreme Court to appoint special judge in Coalgate

The trial in the coal block allocation scam case will now be held on a daily basis with the Supreme Court on Friday appointing a special judge and public prosecutor to facilitate a speedy trial in the

The collective moral might and high-mindedness of the Communist parties of India miserably failed the country in the critical battle of 2014. Their numbers in Parliament dropped drastically and their presence as an ideological force is dwindling day by day.

Here is something for Dinanath Batra to chew on. While he leads the charge against cakes and candles on birthdays, all things Western, including English language education, millions of Chinese college students take the country’s many standardised English tests every year, hoping to embellish their resumes with language certificates.