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  • Maliwal writes to Prez Kovind seeking rejection of mercy petition in Nirbhaya case

    New Delhi: Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal on Thursday requested President Ram Nath Kovind to give directions to reject all mercy petitions in the Nirbhaya case and further ensure that the convicts are hanged before December 16. In her letter to the President she said that it was...

  • SC reserves order on holding TN local body polls

    New Delhi, The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order after Tamil Nadu State Election Commission submitted that it is ready to hold local body polls, except in nine districts. A bench, headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde, reserved the order on the issue of necessary formalities...

  • RS adjourned twice over attack on Unnao rape survivor

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Thursday was adjourned twice over attack on Unnao rape survivor. The Upper House was adjourned around 1117 hrs till 1200 hrs shortly after the names of 18 out of 80 MPs with 100 per cent attendance were read out by House Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu as a token of...

  • Naidu condemns attack on Unnao rape survivor

    New Delhi, Rajya Sabha chairman and Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu condemned the incident in which a rape survivor was set ablaze in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao on Thursday. 'The entire House condemns the incident. I got in touch with the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh, who explained to me that the...

  • RBI keep repo rate unchanged

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday kept its repo rate unchanged at 5.15 pc. Announcing the fifth bi-monthly policy, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said 'The MPC recognises that there is monetary policy space for future action. However, given the evolving growth-inflation dynamics, the MPC...

  • Delhi HC upholds election of BJP's Dr Harsh Vardhan

    New Delhi, Justice Navin Chawla of the Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition which had challenged the Lok Sabha election of Union Health and Family Affairs Minister Harsh Vardhan on the grounds that he had not disclosed in his affidavit the real cost of an apartment bought by his...

  • Dr Jaishankar expresses grief on death of Indian workers at a factory in Sudan

    New Delhi, The government of India on Wednesday expressed condolence at the death of 'some Indian workers' at a blast in the Bahri area of capital Khartoum Sudan. 'Have just received the tragic news of a major blast in a ceramic factory 'Saloomi' in the Bahri area of the capital...

  • NCT Regularisation bill a 'political stunt': Opposition

    New Delhi, Congress on Wednesday said the government's move to bring the bill on regularisation of Delhi's unauthorised colonies is a political stunt as elections are due in the national capital early next year. Participating in a debate in the Upper House on the National Capital Territory...

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