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BJP `fact-finding` team visits Saharanpur, slams UP govt

BJP `fact-finding` team visits Saharanpur, slams UP govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 16:29

A five-member delegation of state BJP leaders visited violence-hit Saharanpur on Wednesday.

2002 riots: Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani granted bail by HC

2002 riots: Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani granted bail by HC

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 17:13

Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, convicted in the 2002 Naroda Patia riot case, was granted regular bail by the High Court on Wednesday.

Those aware of child labour law continue to hire children: CRY

Those aware of child labour law continue to hire children: CRY

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 16:06

Almost half of the total 300 employers, who hire children in the age group of 5 to 14 years, are aware of the child labour law but still continue to employ children, according to a recent survey by CRY.

Tamils issue an internal matter of Sri Lanka: Chari

Tamils issue an internal matter of Sri Lanka: Chari

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 16:03

Seshadri Chari, the National Convener of BJP`s Foreign Policy Cell, denied a report quoting him as saying that India has told Sri Lanka that the Tamils issue should be resolved for making progress on bilateral trade and commerce.

DMK writes to Vice President, seeks Katju`s removal as PCI chairman

DMK writes to Vice President, seeks Katju`s removal as PCI chairman

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 16:01

The DMK shot off a letter to the Vice President and Supreme Court Chief Justice, seeking removal of Press Council chairman Markandeya Katju, saying a person with continuous outbursts and temperamental behaviour is not fit for holding office.

Central, state govt departments owe over Rs 79 crore to DD

Central, state govt departments owe over Rs 79 crore to DD

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 15:45

Various central and state government departments, including Public Sector Undertakings, owe Rs 79.66 crore to national broadcaster Doordarshan, the government said.

Govt declines to give time frame to resolve UPSC exam row

Govt declines to give time frame to resolve UPSC exam row

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 15:36

The government Wednesday declined to give a time frame in Rajya Sabha for resolving the row over UPSC examination pattern but promised to solve it soon even as the Opposition targeted BJP ministers for coming out with different statements on the issue.

Former UPA ministers served notices for `unauthorised` stay in govt bungalows

Former UPA ministers served notices for `unauthorised` stay in govt bungalows

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 15:34

Acting tough, the Urban Development Ministry under Venkaiah Naidu, Wednesday, served eviction notices to 16 former ministers of the UPA government for not vacating their allotted government bungalows.

Rajya Sabha members complain of stale food

Rajya Sabha members complain of stale food

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 15:22

Members of the Rajya Sabha Wednesday complained that "stale food" is being served to them in the Parliament canteen.

New Rashtrapati Bhavan museum to open Friday

New Rashtrapati Bhavan museum to open Friday

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 15:20

President Pranab Mukherjee will Friday inaugurate a museum at Rashtrapati Bhavan, an official statement said Wednesday.