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Government proposes 'Higher Education Commission of India' to replace University Grants Commission

University Grants Commission is the principal funding body for universities. 

Jun 27, 2018, 18:13 PM IST

Rahul baba, we don't need to give you any account: Amit Shah attacks Congress chief in Chhattisgarh

The Raman Singh government will retain power in Chhattisgarh and the BJP will win 65 of the 90 seats in the state, Amit Shah said on Sunday.

Jun 10, 2018, 18:34 PM IST

Ex-NIA chief Sharad Kumar appointed vigilance commissioner in CVC

Sharad Kumar, a 1979-batch IPS officer of the Haryana cadre, retired in September 2017 after heading the National Investigation Agency for over four years.

Jun 10, 2018, 18:10 PM IST

Former presidents to get Rs 1 lakh as office expenses every year, ex-VPs to get Rs 90000

The salaries of the president and the vice president was increased to Rs 5 lakh and Rs 4 lakh per month respectively four months ago.

May 29, 2018, 18:32 PM IST

Nitish cries special category status again, says Finance Commission should look at Bihar's 'differentiated needs'

Nitish Kumar on Tuesday once again made a pitch for special category status and said that backward states like Bihar must be supported so that they can catch up with the developed states.

May 29, 2018, 18:09 PM IST

Photos: PM Modi inaugurates Eastern Peripheral Expressway, holds roadshow

PM Modi on May 27, 2018, inaugurated the Rs 11,000-crore Eastern Peripheral Expressway.

May 27, 2018, 20:30 PM IST

SC collegium defers reiteration of Justice Joseph's elevation to top court

The Supreme Court collegium on Wednesday once again deferred its decision to reiterate its recommendation for the elevation of KM Joseph to the top court.

May 17, 2018, 01:01 AM IST

Senior lawyer Mukul Rohatgi appointed as eminent jurist in Lokpal panel: Govt

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi has been appointed as an eminent jurist in the selection committee for appointment of anti-graft ombudsman Lokpal.

May 15, 2018, 15:46 PM IST

We have achieved a lot in past four years, Narendra Modi will be elected PM in 2019: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that on the infrastructure front, the speed of road construction has gone up from just 2 kilometres a day to 28 kilometres.

May 14, 2018, 18:15 PM IST

Key principle of Modinomics - fool as many people as you can: Rahul Gandhi on fuel price hike

After a 19-day pre-Karnataka poll hiatus, petrol price was on Monday hiked by 17 paise a litre and diesel by 21 paise.

May 14, 2018, 16:58 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi may announce Ayushman Bharat scheme on August 15

Ayushman Bharat is National Health Protection Scheme, which will cover over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families providing coverage up to 5 lakh rupees per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation. 

May 09, 2018, 18:57 PM IST

CJI's 'impeachment': Five-judge Constitution Bench to hear plea of Congress MPs on Tuesday

Two Congress MPs on Monday moved the SC to challenge the rejection of the 'impeachment' notice against CJI by the Rajya Sabha chairman.

May 07, 2018, 21:56 PM IST

Centre reverses cap on education concession to defence personnel's children

The Central government has acceded to Punjab CM's request not to cap the educational concession provided to children of armed forces' personnel.

May 03, 2018, 00:04 AM IST

Every single village of India now has access to electricity: PM Modi

As per official data, there were 18,452 villages without electricity in the country at the time of PM Modi`s taking office in May 2014. 

Apr 30, 2018, 00:46 AM IST

Senior advocate Indu Malhotra set to be Supreme Court judge

The government is learnt to have cleared the appointment of senior advocate Indu Malhotra as a judge of the Supreme Court.

Apr 26, 2018, 00:44 AM IST

'Impeachment' motion was filed to intimidate CJI and other judges, says Arun Jaitley

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu had on Monday had rejected the notice by seven Opposition parties to impeach CJI Dipak Misra.

Apr 24, 2018, 17:26 PM IST

Clear stand on permanent commission to women SSC officers, SC tells Centre

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Central government to clear its stand on the issue of giving permanent commission to women serving as SSC officers in defence services.

Apr 24, 2018, 00:59 AM IST

Vice President starts consultation process on 'impeachment' notice against CJI

Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday set in motion the process of consultation on the 'impeachment' notice against CJI Dipak Misra.

Apr 23, 2018, 00:02 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi keeps questioning Modi government, but what has Congress done for masses, asks Amit Shah

Amit Shah on Sunday said that the top priority of the government was to ensure security on borders and handling terrorism strictly by adopting a zero-tolerance policy. 

Apr 22, 2018, 22:41 PM IST

Currency crunch: Ghost of demonetisation haunts government, RBI, says Chidambaram

ATMs in some parts of the country continued to remain out of cash on Wednesday as the government scrambled to rush currency to meet an "unusual spurt in demand".

Apr 18, 2018, 21:07 PM IST