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Eating out in, home food out!

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 18:42

As per the latest household spending data released by the National Sample Survey Office, the proportion of household expenditure on dining out has increased steadily from 19 per cent in 2000 to over 30 per cent in 2012.

‘Yawning gaps in yet to be notified Sexual Harassment at Workplace Act’

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 12:06

As the UPA government rushes to notify the much delayed Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act in wake of the Tarun Tejpal sex assault case, experts point to severe gaps that need to be plugged for the law to be effective.

No clear gainers if Pharma FDI is capped

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 11:55

Moreover, Indian pharma industry is pretty fragmented, so it is difficult for few players to control the whole pharma market.

Growing unemployment amongst Indian youth!

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 11:47

While unemployment rate among illiterate youth is lowest with 3.7 per cent for the age group 15-29 years at all India level in 2012-2013, the unemployment rate in the same category was reported at 1.2 per cent in 2011-2012 report.

BJP claims to cool onion prices in two weeks!

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 21:09

At a time when vegetable prices, especially that of onions have hit the roof, India’s mainstream political parties are busy in a blame-game. The common man has little to choose from in term of solutions from politicos who appeared primarily preoccupied in onion politics.

Need to strike the right balance between subsidies and investments: Jayant Chaudhary

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 12:28

Speaking on Zee Media`s Bharat Bhagya Vidhata, the current MP from Mathura constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Jayant Chaudhary says policy paralysis is responsible for the deterioration of the Indian economy. He has outrightly rejected the Planning Commission report on poverty estimates.

Dalit minor girl gang-raped in Gujarat

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 22:56

A Dalit minor girl was allegedly gang-raped by five people in the Sachin Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) area here.

Sex education must be included in school syllabus: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 19:39

Bharat Bhagya Vidhata’s show - Ek Nari Aisi Bhi - this week discusses the decay in society and the plight of women with Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Kshama Sharma and Sanjoy Sachdev as guests.

Teenager gang-raped in Odisha, two held

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 13:15

Two men were arrested on Wednesday for the gang-rape of a 17-year-old girl in a forested hilly area in Odisha`s Cuttack district, police said.

BJP criticises Mulayam Singh over Muzaffarnagar riots

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 11:28

The BJP on Wednesday criticised Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for giving a clean chit to his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav over the riots in Muzaffarnagar that left 38 dead.

`Delhi as unsafe for women as on December 16`

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 10:02

The only thing constant about change is change itself but this doesn`t seem to be the case when it comes to the national capital.

India gets WHO praise on polio front, no case in 30 months

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 17:57

WHO today lauded India`s efforts in eradicating polio and said the country has not reported a single case of polio in the last 30 months.

Varanasi ascetic held for raping woman

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 16:17

A 32-year-old ascetic was arrested in Varanasi on Friday after a woman alleged that he raped her when she took refuge in his "ashram" after her hutment was ravaged by floods, police said.

Condition of chained patient outside AIIMS raised in Parliament

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 14:15

The Health Ministry must take cognisance of the pathetic state of patients outside the AIIMS waiting for admission, a Rajya Sabha member said in the Upper House of Parliament on Friday.

Air India hikes domestic fares up to 25%

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 10:26

Air India had the third highest domestic market share in July at 19.2 percent.