The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday slammed the government over the language row and various decisions taken by Union HRD ministry, including the timing of scrapping the FYUP, and termed it as "amateurish tinkering".
Hailing the "good start" between the Narendra Modi government and the Chinese leadership, Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Saturday said that despite difficult situations, efforts should be made through mutual understand to reach agreeable solutions.
A Delhi court on Saturday fixed December 11 for commencement of arguments on framing of charges against former BSP MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Jagriti Singh, who are accused in a case related to murder of their maid.
Describing the brutal life under Islamic State a 'nightmare', a 15-year-old girl, who escaped the militant group's clutches, on Saturday revealed that she and many girls like her were forced to change their religion and marry the militants.
Government's decision to drop German as an alternative to Sanskrit as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas has come under judicial scrutiny with the Supreme Court on Friday issuing notice to it and seeking its explanation.
Voicing concern over incidents of violence and discrimination on the basis of religion, caste, ethnicity and economic status, Vice President M Hamid Ansari on Friday said a system of governance is required where there is a fuller accountability and no "culture of impunity".
Voicing concern over human rights violations by police and security forces, Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday said the situation is acute in Jammu and Kashmir, Northeast and Naxal-belt from where complaints are received about misuse of laws like Armed Forces Special Powers Act.
New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy Friday urged Home Minister Rajnath Singh to issue a directive to the Tamil Nadu government to ban the move to celebrate birth anniversary of slain chief of LTTE V Prabhakaran, who was responsible for killing of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
New Delhi: IAS officer Amandeep Garg has been appointed as Private Secretary to Health and Family Welfare Minister J P Nadda.Garg, a 1999 batch IAS officer, is presently serving in his cadre -- Himachal Pradesh. He has been appointed for a period of five years or on co-terminus basis with the Minister's tenure, said an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT).
The Congress on Thursday welcomed the removal of CBI Director Ranjit Sinha from the 2G case but found "confusing signals" in the Supreme Court directive, wondering how can the officer be left to look after other cases if he was not performing adequately.
Supreme Court judge Justice Dipak Misra on Thursday called for a codified law as well as imparting proper training to law enforcement officers to deal with the issue of cyber crime and match the level of intelligence of the criminals who commit such offences.