Bengal, Sonia Gandhi, Mamata Bannerjee, Bengal Congress leaders, West Bengal CM, CPM, Rajya Sabha, TMC
Bengal Congress miffed as Sonia, Mamata edge closer

‘Bengal Congress leaders won’t compromise with Mamata Banerjee in the state’.Read More...

Congress, second generation leaders, dynastic politics, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, veteran Congress leader Santosh Mohan Dev, Haryana, Samajwadi Party, Shiv Sena, Lok Sabha
Congress’ ‘second generation’ leaders are all from dynasties

Press conference organised to showcase the ‘second generation’ leaders fails to break impression that the Congress promotes dynastic politics.Read More...

K. Chandrasekhar Rao, BJP, Presidential elections, Telangana Rashtra Samithi, NDA, Centre, YSR Congress
KCR will back bjp in prez election

The TRS chief had not entertained an invitation from Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s office for ‘consultations’. Read More...

Andhra Pradesh, TDP, N. Chandrababu Naidu, Trinamool Congress, Mamata Banerjee, Amit Shah, NDA nominee, Venkaiah Naidu
Naidu will ask Mamata to back BJP’s choice for President

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP president N. Chandrababu Naidu will soon be calling on West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee to wean her away from the opposition camp on the issue of elections for the President of India. Naidu, who enjoys a good rapport with Banerjee, will meet her on behalf of the ruling NDA. Read More...

BJP, Andhra Pradesh, Jagan Mohan Reddy, NDA, Centre, YSR Congress, Chandrababu Naidu
Jagan woos BJP for poll alliance in AP

He is understood to have offered 15 to 18 out of AP’s 25 Lok Sabha seats to BJP to fight from. Read More...

Prashant Kishor Pandey, Congress’ election campaign, Uttar Pradesh, Assembly elections, I-PAC, Amaridner Singh, Punjab, Rahul Gandhi
PK wants to work with 3rd and 4th fronts

Campaign manager Prashant Kishor Pandey, who unsuccessfully handled the Congress’ election campaign in Uttar Pradesh, is looking for similar opportunities with smaller regional parties, most of which are part of the “third front’ or the “fourth front”. Read More...

Jal Board, Delhi, defame AAP, City’s water Minister, Junior DJB staff, Rajendra Pal Gautam, water distribution system
Jal Board creating crisis in Delhi to defame AAP, says City’s water Minister

‘Junior DJB staff and officers, within the system for many years, can hamper the water distribution system.’ Read More...

security cover, Y+ security,  Z+ security,  VIP Security Unit, MHA, security personnel, state governments, union territories, ITBP, Indo-Tibetan Border Police
299 persons have got central security cover

145 have got Y+ security, while 59 have got Z+ security. Read More...

Saharanpur, new Muzaffarnagar, UP, Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav, Yogi Adityanath, western Uttar Pradesh, BJP,  UP CM
Saharanpur is the new Muzaffarnagar in UP

The district in western Uttar Pradesh is to Yogi Adityanath what Muzaffarnagar was to Akhilesh Yadav.Read More...

Bureaucrats, coal convictions, K.S. Kropha, K.C. Samria, NDA government, UPA government, KSSPL, colonial-Congress
Bureaucrats unhappy with coal convictions, say honest punished

‘Bureaucrats will have to get out of the colonial-Congress promoted hangover that they are above law.' Read More...

Ministry of Health, Central advisory, government-owned pharmacies, Generic medicines, pharmacist, Malviya Nagar, Jan Aushadhi Stores, PM Modi
Delhi doctors defy Central advisory on generic drugs

Unbranded generic medicines are sold only in public health centres and government-owned pharmacies.Read More...

Narendra Modi, Dr Jayaprakash, Dr Mira Shiva, drug promotion, pharmaceutical company, UNICEF, drug policy
‘Rational drug policy needed to curb doctor-pharma nexus’

Experts want a drug policy that will enforce quality assessment, permanent licensing, availability of generic medicines and banning of irrational drugs. Read More...

J&K, ASI,  Tourism Ministry, Jammu & Kashmir government, river Chenab, Buddhist circuit, Zahoor Ahmed, archaeologists
Jammu’s Buddhist sites suffer from ASI’s apathy, villagers’ ire

Most archeologists in J&K believe that a hitherto unknown civilisation is buried under the Ambran site. Read More...

Sabzar Bhat, Burhan’s successor, security forces, Pulwama, Anantnag, Rashtriya Rifles, Srinagar, Hizbul commander, Mehbooba Mufti, J&K
Burhan’s successor Sabzar Bhat killed, Kashmir on the boil

Bhat carried a bounty of Rs 10 lakh on his head and was on top of the security forces’ most wanted list.Read More...

Social entrepreneurs,  websites, fake news, North India, Muzaffarnagar, Bangalore
‘Social entrepreneurs’ launch websites to bust fake news

In November last year, ‘news’ about shortage of salt in North India spread and claimed a woman’s life. Read More...

general elections of 2019, BJP, Mission 11, Kerala,  2016 Assembly elections, Lok Sabha elections, Bharatiya Jana Sangh
BJP’s Mission 11 about to start in Kerala

The most important aspect during Amit Shah’s visit will be introduction of an entirely new style of functioning at different levels in the party. Read More...

Supreme Court, Delhi government, public school, vacant posts, MCD schools, Delhi government schools, vacancies, Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board, Director of Education
Delhi government is reluctant to fill vacant posts in public schools

There are 27,142 vacancies in Delhi government schools, and 6,639 vacancies in MCD schools. Read More...

DU teachers, contract employment, examinations, Executive Council, Post-Graduate courses, DU admission
DU teachers oppose contract employment

‘Even if examinations are conducted online, DU should do so itself rather than outsourcing it to a private firm.’Read More...

Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Mauritius, India, comprehensive economic cooperation pact, Nitish Kumar, Narendra Modi, MoUs
PM hosts lunch for Jugnauth, Nitish attends

Mauritius’ Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth to India, the two countries signed five Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) in the fields of education, maritime security and research, infrastructure and renewable energy on Saturday. Read More...

Real estate, supply-demand realities, changing policy framework, Markets, Residential apartments, greater transparency, Goods and Services Tax, GST
Real estate sector gets realistic

Markets are maturing due to the emerging supply-demand realities, as well as changing policy framework.Read More...

Microsoft, EasemyGST, small scale industries, Internet connection, Microsoft India, ties up, EasemyGST software, GSTN
Microsoft India ties up with EasemyGST

EasemyGST software will help traders in the small scale industries to become GST compliant. Read More...

Maitreyi Tripathyi , Kashmir , Hizbul Mujahideen, Zakir Musa, Hurriyat leaders, Manishankar Aiyar, Indian Kashmiri
Talking to Hurriyat is not a remedy

People like Manishankar Aiyar are adding fuel to the fire by making irresponsible statements on Kashmir. Read More...

Manchester, Lybian refugees, Salman Abedi, ISIS, Muammar Gaddafi, British government
Manchester witnessed the massacre of the innocent

It is time for UK to empower the moderate Muslim community. Read More...

Madhav Nalapat, New York, St Petersburg, UP, cyber interference, United States, USS Donald Cook
‘Sukhoi likely downed by cyber weapons’

Given the range of cyber interference, the source of the attack could have been from thousands of kilometres or from only a few hundred metres away. Read More...

IAS officers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, IPRs, AGMUT, DoPT, IPR, PRISM
IAS officers reluctant to make public information on property

Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers are reluctant to provide information related to their immovable properties, though Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been pushing for transparency in government. Read More...

APSDMS, lightning strikes, Andhra Pradesh, Earth Networks, ISRO, Disaster Mitigation Society, Byreddypalle
Andhra develops system to forecast lightning strikes

Of around a dozen forewarnings issued by APSDMS in the last few days, 90% were proven right. Read More...

ISI, Narendra Damodardas Modi, GHQ Rawalpindi, Kuala Lumpur, Zero Tolerance policy, PMO, Madhav Das Nalapat
PM Modi cleansing system of hawala-narcotics influence

Modi has examined the records of officials under suspicion of having links to the hawala-narcotics industry. Read More...

Azhar Hajini, North Kashmir, TV show, Aapke khat, aapke geet, Wahab Dramatic Club, J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages,  Grees sund Ghar
Kashmir’s TV heart-throb inspires youth to dream big and never give up

‘We can’t change someone’s destiny, but together we can sail through,’ Azhar Hajini tells Anando Bhakto, as he narrates his own struggle in building a media career in strife-torn Kashmir, where no training was available and opportunities were scarce. Read More...

BSP, Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati, political firewall, Naseemuddin Siddiqui, Abdul Mannan, Bahujan Volunteer Force
In panic mode, Maya destroys party firewall

‘Mayawati had never imagined that her conversations on landline phones would be recorded by Siddiqui’. Read More...

Bitcoin, Online exchanges, cryptocurrencies, BTCXIndia, Unocoin, Zebpay, SearchTrade, CoinSecure
Online exchanges where you can buy & sell Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a digital asset and payment system, with some $9.1 billion worth in global circulation as of August 2016. It is considered by many to be the most successful and game-changing cryptocurrency ever created. Read More...

Sunaina Bhatnagar, Global Media and Communication, Dear Maya, Manisha Koirala, Bollywood, filmmakers, directorial debut
‘It takes extra effort for women to survive in this industry’

Filmmaker Sunaina Bhatnagar speaks to Preeti Singh about making her directorial debut in Bollywood, and about the challenges of being a woman in a decidedly male-dominated industry.  Read More...