Thursday, July 25, 2024
  • Pakistani hindus

    Indian govt proposes to make citizenship for Pakistan Hindus simpler

    World | April 18, 2016 21:15 IST

    New Delhi: The government on Sunday announced that it proposes to simplify procedures for grant of Indian citizenship to minority Hindus from Pakistan. The proposal also envisages allowing “minority communities of Pakistan staying in India

  • PM Modi

    PM Modi announces 24X7 helpline for expats

    World | April 02, 2016 22:44 IST

    Riyadh: Reaching out to expatriates, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tonight announced a 24X7 multi-lingual helpline for them and said a move to regularise migration was in the offing through an online programme. Asserting that the

  • Kulbhushan Jadhav

    Government Sources Say Kulbushan Jadhav Could Have Been Lured to Balochistan

    India | March 26, 2016 22:34 IST

    Kulbushan Jadhav, who has been arrested by Pakistani agencies claiming he was a RAW spy, was a businessman who owns a small ship, government sources claimed here today.

  • india privately against patent overriding drug permits usibc

    India 'privately' against patent-overriding drug permits: USIBC

    March 08, 2016 21:36 IST

    New Delhi: Indian government has "privately reassured" industry lobby group US-India Business Council that the country would not invoke 'compulsory licensing' for commercial purposes that could allow local drugmakers to make cheaper products by overriding

  • chhota rajan has special relationship with indian government

    'Chhota Rajan has special relationship with Indian government'

    India | January 09, 2016 15:49 IST

    New Delhi: Former Delhi police commissioner Neeraj Kumar has claimed that the Indian government has a special relationship with underworld don Chhota Rajan, who was deported from Bali in November last year.Kumar made the assertion

  • bjp hails operation raahat

    BJP hails 'Operation Raahat'

    Politics | April 08, 2015 21:49 IST

    New Delhi: Lauding the government's efforts in bringing back Indians from strife-torn Yemen, BJP today said the safe and speedy evacuation of 4,500 countrymen has not just made the nation proud but also enhanced India's

  • government targets 1 crore consumers to give up lpg subsidy

    Government targets 1 crore consumers to give up LPG subsidy

    March 30, 2015 10:15 IST

    New Delhi: Government expects that about one crore well off consumers will surrender the subsidy on cooking gas after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to people not to take subsidy if they can afford to

  • govt brainstorms on sharing information through media

    Govt brainstorms on sharing information through media

    Politics | February 02, 2015 13:14 IST

    New Delhi: Stressing the importance of government's connect with public through media, Union minister Arun Jaitley today said ministers, even those unfamiliar with the art of dealing with press, have to take lead and along

  • after mangoes eu may lift ban on four more vegetables

    After mangoes, EU may lift ban on four more vegetables

    India | January 23, 2015 9:40 IST

    New Delhi: Soon after lifting the ban on import of mangoes, the Indian government is expecting the European Commission to remove the ban on shipments of four more vegetables – bitter gourd, brinjal, snake gourd

  • govt defends new appointments to censor board says it s a

    Govt defends new appointments to Censor Board, says it's a 'mix of all'

    Politics | January 20, 2015 23:18 IST

    New Delhi: Under attack for naming people with BJP connections to the Censor Board, the government today defended its appointments saying the idea was to have a “mix of all” in the composition of the

  • government can t tinker with right to freedom of religion

    Government can't tinker with right to freedom of religion: Congress

    Politics | December 22, 2014 20:37 IST

    New Delhi: Rejecting government's proposal for a law against conversion, Congress today said freedom to religion is an "essential fabric and character" of the Constitution which cannot be tinkered with.Congress alleged that controversial conversion programmes

  • govt approves appointment of 3 experts as ndma members

    Govt approves appointment of 3 experts as NDMA members

    India | January 08, 2015 10:04 IST

    New Delhi: The government today approved appointment of a scientist, an armyman and a UN expert on disaster reduction as members of the revamped NDMA, which had previously seen mostly politicians and retired bureaucrats with

  • indian government seeks review of sarita s ban

    Indian government seeks review of Sarita's ban

    Other Sports | December 17, 2014 19:25 IST

    New Delhi: The Indian government Wednesday expressed concern at the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) decision to ban boxer L. Sarita Devi for a year and impose a fine of Swiss franc 1,000 for her refusal

  • government equivocal on banning radio taxis opposition

    Government equivocal on banning radio taxis: Opposition

    Politics | December 09, 2014 21:19 IST

    New Delhi: Opposition parties Tuesday alleged that the government was speaking in two voices on banning radio taxis following the rape of a young woman in the capital by a driver linked to international taxi-booking

  • river linking could alter rainfall hit monsoons expert

    River linking could alter rainfall, hit monsoons: Expert

    India | December 06, 2014 9:34 IST

    Kolkata: Criticising the interlinking of rivers (ILR) project of the Indian government, a leading geologist and environmental expert on Friday warned the move could disrupt rainfall pattern which could be a significant issue in the

  • government to name those having prosecutable case fm on

    Government to name those having prosecutable case: FM on black money

    India | October 27, 2014 22:29 IST

    New Delhi: Government will make public names of only those people against whom there is a prosecutable case in connection with tax evasion through offshore accounts, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday, amid the

  • government determined to review mnrega

    Government determined to 'review' MNREGA

    Politics | October 17, 2014 10:03 IST

    New Delhi: Despite objections from various quarters, the government is determined to go ahead with its plan to undertake a "thorough review" of UPA regime's flagship programme MNREGA, arguing that it has been "allowed to

  • govt to cleanse the jungle of laws says pm modi

    Govt to cleanse 'the jungle of laws', says PM Modi

    Politics | September 23, 2014 20:45 IST

    Bangalore:  Declaring that his government has decided to clear “the jungle of laws”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said antiquated laws would be done away with to impart direction and speed to administration.“In our country....there

  • hafiz saeed blames india for flood in pakistan

    Hafiz Saeed blames India for flood in Pakistan

    World | September 09, 2014 10:37 IST

    Islamabad: Mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks Hafiz Saeed has blamed India for flood crisis in Pakistan.He said that the Government of India discharged water in rivers without notification.He further describe Prime Minister Narendra

  • porn on web laws must be faster than technology says sc

    Porn on Web: Laws must be faster than technology, says SC

    India | August 29, 2014 15:16 IST

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today expressed concern as the government informed it that it cannot block 4 crore porn websites operating in India. The government told the apex court that they cannot direct Internet