Government clears defence purchases worth Rs 80,000 crore
Government clears defence purchases worth Rs 80,000 crore

The government on Saturday cleared defence purchases worth Rs 80,000 in a Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meet presided over by Cabinet Minister Arun Jaitley.

IAF asks personnel to desist from using Xiaomi phones

IAF personnel and their families have been asked not to use Chinese 'Xiaomi Redmi 1s' phones on the ground that data was allegedly transferred to their servers in China and it could be a security risk, a charge denied by the company.

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi should 'speak more': Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday said that Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi should "speak more" and put in action a timetable that would enable the party to play the role of "true opposition" at a time when the morale of party cadres is "pretty low".

Share sense of outrage with Canadian people over Parl attack: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that India, which has experienced a horrific terrorist attack on its Parliament, can share the sense of outrage among Canadian people over the attack on their Parliament and assured that his government was commitment to strengthening bilateral cooperation for combating terrorism.

Swachch Bharat campaign a photo opportunity for VIPs: AAP

Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday slammed the Municipal Corporations of Delhi for "unclean and unhygienic conditions in the national capital" and termed Swachch Bharat exercise as "a photo opportunity for the VIPs".

Committed to stronger relationship with Malaysia: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday reiterated India's commitment to work for strengthening and expanding relations with Malaysia.

IAF reviews its flight safety performance

Highlighting the need for safe and result-oriented operations, top officials of the Indian Air Force on Monday reviewed the flight safety performance of the force with focus on handling airborne emergencies.

CBI arrests Dy Commissioner IT on charges of accepting bribe

CBI on Monday arrested a Deputy Commissioner Income Tax in Hyderabad on the charge of accepting a bribe of Rs 23 lakh through a middleman.

Departmental proceedings can go after retirement of govt employee: Supreme Court

Departmental proceedings against a government employee for grave misconduct and negligence do not come to an end with his retirement and can continue even after that, the Supreme Court has held.

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan asks staff to streamline record keeping

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Monday visited different offices in the Lok Sabha secretariat and called upon the staff to streamline management of records and pay utmost attention to cleanliness.

Dhaula Kuan gangrape: Court rejects plea of poor background

The plea of "poor family background" of the convicts did not cut ice with a Delhi court which awarded life imprisonment to all five of them in the 2010 Dhaula Kuan gangrape case.

Sushma stresses on usuage of Hindi in official communication

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday underlined the need for usages of Hindi in official communications in an "all-round" and holistic manner.

I had to take a position for my organisation: CBI Director

CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has said that he would file a perjury case against lawyer Prashant Bhushan in the wake of an income tax probe finding there was no conversation between him and controversial meat-exporter Moin Qureshi as alleged.

'Spectacular' poll show will set trend for other states: Naidu

The "spectacular performance" by BJP in the Assembly polls in Maharashtra and Haryana would be a trendsetter for elections in other states as the "good days" are on in the country under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday.

2,290 independents lost in Maharashtra, Haryana polls

As many as 2,290 independents have lost in Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections, results of which were declared on Sunday.

80 volunteers to help police maintain law, order this Diwali

In a first, a group of 80 civilian volunteers will help the city police here in maintaining law and order this Diwali in central Delhi's busy Sadar Bazar, the larget market of crackers and other decorative items in the national capital.

Over 1,850 passengers given medical help by Delhi Metro

The Delhi Metro has rendered immediate medical assistance to more than 1,850 passengers since January 2012, an official statement said Sunday.

NDMC to soon launch mobile app to end parking woes

Delhiites visiting busy market areas like Connaught Place and Khan Market will get some respite from the perennial parking woes with New Delhi Municipal Council soon launching a mobile application which will allow people to book their parking spaces in advance.

Roads of Delhi one of most dangerous stretches: Court

Refusing to grant relief to a man guilty of driving in an inebriated state, a Delhi court has upheld his conviction and sentence saying "roads of Delhi are one of the most dangerous stretches" and instances of drunken driving causing fatal accidents are on the rise.

DTC to award 232 drivers for accident-free record

In order to encourage its drivers to ensure accident-free operations in the national capital, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) will felicitate over 200 of them who have a good track record with a 'Road Safety Award'.