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E-auction of coal blocks to benefit eastern states

The government on Monday decided to recommend the promulgation of an ordinance to facilitate e-auction of coal blocks for private firms for captive use and to allot mines directly to state and Central

Bar all who face serious charges in polls: V.S. Sampath

Bar all who face serious charges in polls: V.S. Sampath

The Election Commission has proposed that candidates against whom charges are framed in henious crimes be barred from contesting elections, albeit with safeguards to prevent misuse.

MHA warns of communal flareup ahead of festivals

The Centre has warned against communal unrest during the festive season asking all states to ensure proper security arrangements are made at places of worship especially in communally hyper sensitive

Australia Indians to host PM Modi at Madison-type Sydney show

Australia Indians to host PM Modi at Madison-type Sydney show

A Madison Square Garden-like event is being planned for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Australia by the Indian diaspora there in mid-November when Mr Modi is in that country for the G-20 summit, gove

Risk is inherent factor in policing, says B.S. Bassi

Breaking his silence on the recent spate in attacks on police personnel, the Delhi police commissioner, Mr B.S.

Day after rout: Congress faces factionalism, blame game

After the rout, resentment against the party leadership as well as factionalism has surfaced in the Congress.

Government to set up cleanliness control room

A cleanliness control room will be set up in the Delhi Secretariat to ensure there is no complacency in the government machinery or by the local bodies with respect to the Swachchh Bharat Abhiyaan.

Cabinet clears ordinance on coal blocks’ e-auction

Arun Jaitley

In a bid to settle issues arising out of the Supreme Court decision to cancel 214 coal blocks allocated since 1993, the government on Monday decided to recommend the promulgation of an ordinance to fa

PM Modi urges SAARC nations to work together

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj with Nepal foreign minister Mahendra  Bahadur Pandey at a meeting in New Delhi. PTI

South Asian countries should identify specific areas of common heritage, challenges and opportunities to foster region-wide cooperation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday, while committing I

RSS wants BJP to patch up with Shiv Sena, reject NCP offer

Transport minister Nitin Gadkari and BJP president Amit Shah after their meeting in New Delhi on Monday.  	— PTI

BJP MLAs in Haryana may pick new leader on Tuesday

WikiLeaks found-er Julian Assange will get into trouble, potentially a 35-year sentence in the United States, if he leaves the Ecuadorian embassy in London, which he says he would to mend his health a

Five Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commanders including the militant group’s spokesperson Shahidullah Shahid have announced their oath of allegiance to Abu Bakar al-Baghdadi, self-proclaimed caliph