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.
The chief executive of Rajasthan Royals (RR), Raghu Iyer said the franchise is ready to cooperate with the investigating agencies if they probe its co-owner Raj Kundra`s alleged role in betting in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
"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.