India

New civil aviation policy to be finalised shortly: Minister

New Delhi: Government is likely to finalise the new civil aviation policy shortly, Minister of State for civil aviation Mahesh Sharma said.

Omar Abdullah bats for talks, says gun no solution to resolve Kashmir issue

Omar Abdullah. (Photo: PTI)

Jammu: Asserting that dialogue is the only way to resolve Kashmir issue, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said gun is no solution to solve Kashmir issue and attempts h

Madhya Pradesh governor’s scam-hit son is found dead

Police personnel inspect the residence of MP governor Ram Naresh Yadav after his son Shailesh Yadav committed suicide.

Shailesh Yadav, son of Madhya Pradesh governor Ram Naresh Yadav, was found dead in mysterious circumstances at his father’s official residence in Mall Avenue here on Wednesday.

RSS men, in a fresh row, claim Taj a Shiva temple

At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is keen on avoiding any controversy on religious issues, six advocates with RSS leanings moved the Agra city civil court on Wednesday seeking a declaration

Manmohan Singh, Birla move Supreme Court to quash summons

Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary P.C.

India votes against UN benefits for gay staffers

In a move that shocked many people, particularly at a time when there is a raging debate in India calling for decriminalising of gay sex, the government supported a Russian-drafted resolution that opp

It has now become apparent to the Narendra Modi government that the manner in which it sought to amend the law relating to acquisition of land is not politically feasible.

If a law has not worked well on the ground, do you toss it out or try and improve its implementation?