Aadhaar number not mandatory for enrolment to all-India exams: SC

New Delhi, March 7: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the CBSE not to make Aadhaar number mandatory for enrolment of students appearing in NEET 2018 and other all India exams. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by chief justice Dipak…

Economy bottomed out, on the rise again: Niti Aayog

Hyderabad, March 7: The country’s economy, which had witnessed slow growth due to decline in private investment and other factors, is on the rise again, Niti Aayog vice chairman Rajiv Kumar said here today. “The good news is that this…

MPs fixing salaries themselves a moral, ethical issue: SC

New Delhi, March 7: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that parliamentarians determining their salary and perks themselves was a “moral” and “ethical issue” and sought for data on how much amount was spent on pension and other facilities provided…

BJP win in Tripura an  ideological victory: ModiNational

BJP win in Tripura an ideological victory: Modi

New Delhi, March 6: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday dubbed the BJP’s win over the Left in Tripura a “victory of ideology” and said the party needs to work hard to maintain its winning electoral streak, Parliamentary Affairs Minister…

Biplab Deb to be sworn-in as  new Tripura CM on Mar 9National

Biplab Deb to be sworn-in as new Tripura CM on Mar 9

Agartala, March 6: Tripura BJP president and MLA Biplab Deb today said he was invited by Governor Tathagata Roy to form the new government in the state. The swearing-in of the new ministers would take place on March 9, he…

Culture ignored, Ministry least priority for govt: Parl panel

New Delhi, March 6: A parliamentary standing committee has expressed dismay over the government giving “least priority” to the Ministry of Culture by reducing or marginally increasing its fund allocation over the years. A department-related parliamentary standing committee on transport,…

Sitaram Yechury criticises BJP-RSS for pulling down of Lenin’s statue

Kolkata, March 6: CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury today criticised the BJP-RSS for the pulling down of a statue of communist icon Vladimir Lenin in Tripura and urged the democratic and secular forces of the country to come together against…

After Govt.’s red card, Tibetans shift Dalai Lama event from Delhi to Dharamshala

NEW DELHI, MARCH 6: Three days after a note by Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha directing senior political leaders and Government functionaries not to participate in Tibet-related activities became public, the Tibetan Government-in-exile has shifted a high-profile event planned to commemorate…

SC refuses interim relief to Karti in INX Media case

New Delhi, March 6: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to grant Karti Chidambaram, the son of former Union minister P Chidambaram, interim protection from arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case related to INX Media.…

Eminent jurist in panel for selecting Lokpal to be appointed soon: Centre to SC

NEW DELHI, MARCH 6: The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the selection committee for appointing a Lokpal met on March 1 and decided to first fill up the vacancy of an eminent jurist in the panel. Attorney…