​India joins Missile Technology Control Regime

Three days after a failed bid to join NSG, India has officially joined the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) as a full member on Monday. India became the 35th member of the organisation, that aims to check the proliferation of missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) capable of carrying weapons of mass destruction[Read More…]

Raghuram Rajan no less patriotic: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today disapproved of the recent attacks on RBI governor Raghuram Rajan and other top finance ministry officials and called them “inappropriate.” He also added that he was sure Rajan would continue to serve India irrespective of his position and made it clear that “no one is[Read More…]

1984 riots: SIT likely to reopen 186 cases

The home ministry-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) is likely to re-open around 186 cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Delhi and other states like states like Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. These cases include ones which were not investigated or simply closed due lack of evidence.[Read More…]

Like Sister Nivedita, youth should strike balance between science, faith: Smriti Irani

After IIT, Centre hikes NIT fees to ₹1.25 lakh

The human resources department ministry has approved a proposal to hike the fees in National Institutes of Technology (NITs) from ₹70,000 to ₹1.25 lakh per annum. This will be levied for new entrants. Similarly, the fees for the Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) have been increased from[Read More…]

Kejriwal should approach PM for full statehood: Sheila Dikshit

Water tanker scam: BJP seeks Kejriwal’s arrest

Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Friday sought the arrest of chief minister Arvind Kejriwal over the water tanker scam. He alleged that Kejriwal for 11 months suppressed the report of a probe that looked into the alleged irregularities in hiring water tankers by the Delhi Jal Board in 2012, when Shiela Dikshit was the chief[Read More…]

India’s NSG bid hits the China wall

The plenary meeting of the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) ended in Seoul on Friday with no decision on India’s membership bid as divisions persisted over admitting non- Nuclear Non- Proliferation Treaty (NPT) members with China leading the opposition to it. China maintained the stand that India’s candidature cannot be[Read More…]

Swamy issues veiled threat of a bloodbath to Jaitley

Taking his attack to those in the Finance Ministry to a new level, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Friday,June 24 issued veiled threat to those asking him to follow restraint saying if he “disregarded discipline there will be a bloodbath.” “People giving me unasked for advice of discipline and restraint[Read More…]

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