Urging people to become participatory citizens in the changing India under Narendra Modi's leadership, social activist Kiran Bedi on Thursday said she had noticed tightening of bureaucracy and shifting of foreign policy during the 100-day rule of NDA government.
The central government is in the process of finalising the Universal Health Assurance (UHA) programme and it will be presented to the nation within the current financial year, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Wednesday.
Pakistan`s civil society members on Thursday slammed the Council of Islamic Ideology as "barbaric, medieval and cruel" after the constitutional body issued a controversial ruling saying a man does not need his wife`s consent for a second marriage.
"We will face great trouble in the next five to seven years if we do not address the issue. Scarcity of water is the main challenge facing the city and we will have to seriously address the issue," Dikshit said.
New CII president B Muthuraman
on Wednesday said an amnesty scheme for unearthing black money is
feasible provided the government gives a strong message that
those not declaring this type of funds will go to jail.