Ishrat Jahan probe officer gets new secretary job

Senior IAS officer B.K. Prasad, who probed the Ishrat Jahan missing files case and was at the centre of a row, got a new secretary-level posting for a two- year period on Thursday.

House unlocks afforestation fund

The Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the Campa (Compensatory Afforestation Manage-ment and Planning Authority) Bill after the government assured the Opposition members of taking into account concerns ra

Rajya Sabha din over Aadhaar for benefits

The Rajya Sabha on Thursday witnessed repeated adjournments as a vociferous Opposition protested against making Aadhaar card mandatory for availing government benefits like subsidised LPG, PDS supplie

‘Defiant Mann tells panel to call PM’

A defiant Bhagwant Mann on Thursday appeared before the committee probing the Parliament House videograhpy episode and sought to drag the Prime Minister into the controversy by demanding that he too b

Rahul Gandhi sees forward movement in GST?

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who had strong reservation on the NDA government’s GST bill for different reasons, appears to have changed the strategy and sees some forward movement on it.

The United Nations’ adoption in 2014 of an International Yoga Day was remarkable for many reasons.

We will soon usher in the tiranga season and with it the time to flaunt patriotism will also begin.