Farmer suicides in India being deliberately played down?

Notably, last year, 510 farmers ended their lives. As of 2015, families of 105 farmers who ended their lives, received government assistance, whereas 29 farmers were not eligible.

Farmer suicides in India being deliberately played down? Part-2

Notably, last year, 510 farmers ended their lives. As of 2015, families of 105 farmers who ended their lives, received government assistance, whereas 29 farmers were not eligible.

VK Singh heading to Djibouti to oversee evacuation of Indians from Yemen

Amid intense efforts to evacuate stranded Indians from strife-torn Yemen, the government is sending Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh to Djibouti on Tuesday to supervise the operations.

Sonia Gandhi meets farmers in Kota, Rajasthan

Congress president Sonia Gandhi visited Kota area in Rajasthan to review the losses to farmers due to recent untimely rainfall and hailstorm on Friday.

Pakistani cybersecurity firm stealing Indian data: FireEye

 A Pakistani cyber security firm, which has worked with the authorities in that country, has been found stealing information from the Indian government and defence establishments, a report by a US-based security firm FireEye said today.

DNA: Is the new Land Acquisition Bill against farmers' rights?

DNA: Is the new Land Acquisition Bill against farmers' rights?

India to release Rs 40 crore for river embankment, inundation

The Indian government has decided to release an additional Nepali Rs.700 million (over INR 40 crore) for the remaining embankment extension along Lalbakaiya, Bagmati and Kamala rivers.

How relevant is PM Modi's hype theory for development?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday at Vibrant Gujarat Summit took on his detractors and said hype is good as it helps to expedite the process of decision making. Today on Taal Thok Ke the discussion is about the relevance of PM Modi's hype theory for development in India.

How relevant is PM Modi's hype theory for development? Part-2

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday at Vibrant Gujarat Summit took on his detractors and said hype is good as it helps to expedite the process of decision making. Today on Taal Thok Ke the discussion is about the relevance of PM Modi's hype theory for development in India.

Will have Beant Singh killer Jagtar Singh extradited from Thailand: India

Assuring that the Indian government will bring back the assassin of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh from Thailand, Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday issued a statement that those committing crimes in India will not be spared, regardless of where they stay.

Intel to work with government to digitally skill 5 mn people
Intel to work with government to digitally skill 5 mn people

US-based chipmaker Intel Tuesday said it will work with the Indian government through its 'Digital Skills for India' program to help 5 million people by the end of 2015.

`Vulgar` Comedy Central taken off air in India

Entertainment channel Comedy Central was taken off air in India for six days Wednesday after a court upheld a ruling by government regulators who took offence to simulated sex scenes and "vulgar" language.

Winter Session of Parliament begins today

Winter Session of Parliament beginning Monday is all set to be a contentious affair with several Opposition parties deciding to oppose the Insurance Bill and corner the government on black money issue.

Refusal of deputation to debar babus from foreign jobs: Govt

The refusal of IAS officers to come on central deputation will debar them from foreign postings, the Centre has said.

Government plans action against RJs mimicking MPs

Radio jockeys may have to keep a hard check on who they joke about on air now. The Government of India has reportedly decided to take action against all private FM channels who air jokes about MPs.

Indian government grants USD 1 million for Afghanistan stadium

The Indian government has given approval to a grant of USD 1 million for the construction of a cricket stadium in Afghanistan`s southern province of Kandahar, according to a report.

Sports Ministry felicitates Glasgow Commonwealth Games medal winners

The Indian medals winners in the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games were today felicitated by the government in the presence of cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar for their impressive show in the multi-sport event at a star-studded function here.