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Protesting Tamil Nadu farmers drink urine

Grabbing eyeballs with their novel way of protest, Tamil Nadu farmers on Saturday drank urine in another desperate bid to draw the government's attention towards their plight.

6,000 people arrested in Rajasthan for cow smuggling from 2009-16

6,000 people arrested in Rajasthan for cow smuggling from 2009-16

Around 6,000 persons have been arrested in over 3,000 registered cases of cow smuggling in the desert state in the last seven years, the Rajasthan government has said.

1984 riots: SC asks govt to give files of 199 "closed" cases

The Supreme Court today asked the Union government to place before it files pertaining to 199 cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots which the special investigation team set up by the Home Ministry has decided to "close".

Is Navjot Singh Sidhu's TV comedy show violation of office of profit?

Is Navjot Singh Sidhu's TV comedy show violation of office of profit?

Should newly-elected Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu continue his weekly appearance on popular comedy show on television?

BPL category senior citizens to get wheel-chairs, hearing aids

The Union government has proposed to come out with a scheme to give assistive devices such as tripod walking sticks, wheel-chairs and hearing aids, to the elderly living below poverty line (BPL) from the coming financial year, a senior official said on Thursday.

We are against job cut: Mamata Banerjee

We are against job cut: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said her government was against any job cut even for loss making state-owned enterprises.

Panama papers probe going on 'very seriously', government tells SC

Panama papers probe going on 'very seriously', government tells SC

Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Amitava Roy that the MAG has already submitted five reports to the court-appointed SIT probing the black money stashed abroad.

President Pranab Mukherjee welcomes demonetisation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes

President Pranab Mukherjee welcomes demonetisation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of demonetisation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes with effect from midnight.

Get your dream home at lower price! Centre asks states to lower stamp duty for affordable housing

Get your dream home at lower price! Centre asks states to lower stamp duty for affordable housing

Union Government has written to the states asking them to reduce stamp duty on registration of houses for poor as it aims to push affordable housing projects across the country.

Centre lifts ban on Jallikattu - bull taming sport of Tamil Nadu

Centre lifts ban on Jallikattu - bull taming sport of Tamil Nadu

Jallikattu is an integral part of Pongal festivities in Tamil Nadu and was banned by the Supreme Court in 2014.

Centre criticised for trying to reorient education policy

All India University Employees' Confederation (AIUEC) on Monday accused the Union Government of trying to reorient education policy which, it claimed, would kill public-funded education and encourage private sector to take over.