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…]

All About Eve—Pamper the woman in you

India finally has a home-grown, customised, interactive platform which curates fashion, beauty, health and fitness, home décor, food tips and more—all for women! Thinking about which cookies to eat in office? Or a quick power lunch to keep you going? Maybe an easy makeup tutorial for an evening soiree or even[Read More…]

Xi to visit India in 2019, takes stock of post-Wuhan developments with Modi

Modi engages China on NSG membership in Tashkent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Tashkent to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit of which India is set to become a full-fledged member along with Pakistan. However, the spotlight is on his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping to seek support for India’s membership at the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).[Read More…]

RSS Iftar party ‘pure hypocrisy’, says Shiv Sena

Latest in the spate of its tirades against its alliance partner in Mahasrashtra, the Shiv Sena lashed out at BJP and RSS’ plan to hold an iftar party, calling it ‘pure hypocrisy’. Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM), a Sangh affiliate, has planned the Muslim outreach programme. MRM has sent out invites to[Read More…]

Centre starts new scheme ‘PMSMY’ for pregnant women

The Union government launched ‘Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritwa Yojana’ for pregnant women in the country.  Under the scheme, the pregnant women will get ante-natal care packages and free check-ups by specialists across the country on 9th of every month. ‘PMSMY’ idea was discussed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a[Read More…]

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