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New Haj policy this week, sea route may be revived

Saudi Arabia has increased the Hajj quota for India to 1.70 lakh for the coming Hajj.

02 Oct 2017 2:36 AM

Four crore rural houses yet to get power supply

This seems to be sending a misleading signal and therefore sources privy to developments said that a relook may soon be initiated.

25 Sep 2017 6:50 AM

Graft kills projects for parched areas

Names of dead people found in workers’ rolls, funds given for non-existent water bodies.

25 Sep 2017 4:44 AM

Leaders blunt fight against Red terror

Funds in Odisha diverted to projects that were not high on priority.

25 Sep 2017 4:25 AM

Centre to exit three ITDC hotels, merge presses

The five presses are to be redeveloped and modernised through monetisation of their surplus land.

21 Sep 2017 3:15 AM


SGNP parking lot project waits for civic body’s nod

The chief conservator and director of SGNP has demanded a plot of 0.99 hectares to set up a parking lot near the main gate at Kanheri.

16 Sep 2017 1:53 AM

Supreme Court to govt: What action against MPs over assets?

The Central Board of Direct Taxes had been taking action whenever it found there were unexplained known sources of income.

07 Sep 2017 1:25 AM

AFSPA for Assam wrong

Evidently, the Centre would have given due consideration to the state’s request to prolong AFSPA, and weighed all factors, before rejecting it.

02 Sep 2017 6:24 AM

AFSPA is extended in Assam six months

Security sources said that the Assam govt had extended its term through an executive order and informed all the security agencies operating.

01 Sep 2017 4:44 AM

Aadhaar linking deadline to be December 31: Centre

The CJI said that since the deadline was being extended till Dec 31, the petitions would be listed for final hearing in the first week of November.

31 Aug 2017 1:44 AM


Govt to Supreme Court: No dialogue with J&K separatists

Counsel for the association also said that it couldn’t have the dialogue when the government of India was not agreeing for it.

22 Aug 2017 4:04 AM

Aadhaar must to register deaths

The new regulation will not be applicable to the states of Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya.

05 Aug 2017 1:33 AM

Privacy too vague to be a right: Centre to Supreme Court

Two judgments of the apex court, in 1954 and 1962, have held that privacy is not a fundamental right.  

27 Jul 2017 1:09 AM

Centre to Supreme Court: We don’t back cow vigilantism

The govt told the court that no vigilante group has any space in the country as per the procedures of law.

22 Jul 2017 5:07 AM

MHA seeks report on Darjeeling from West Bengal

The ministry officials also claimed that it was the discretion of the Centre as to which paramilitary needs to be deployed.

04 Jul 2017 1:25 AM


Loan Waiver is no free lunch

The 3 stakeholders here are farmers, governments and banks. Each of them has to look at this scheme from different angles.

02 Jul 2017 6:41 AM

Farmers' protest: Rahul leaves for Mandsaur; SP, collector transferred

The Centre has hit back at Gandhi for publicizing the entire matter through his visit, and branded it as a publicity stunt.

08 Jun 2017 9:18 AM

NCM will visit Saharanpur for first-hand information

The former Maharashtra minister demanded a constitutional status for the commission.

01 Jun 2017 6:43 AM

GST good but nitty gritty remains

Some quixotic aberrations have popped up already like guns attracting lesser tax than hybrid automobiles.

21 May 2017 12:08 AM

Stiffer law for fugitive economic offenders

The finance ministry on Thursday made the draft Bill available for public comments.

19 May 2017 6:56 AM