Mehrishi, a 1978 batch (retired) Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Rajasthan cadre, completed his two-year fixed term as the home secretary last month.
“I am writing to request you to take advantage of your majority in the Lok Sabha to now get the women’s reservation bill passed in the Lower House as well,” Gandhi said in the letter.
A writ petition was filed asking for quashing of the order against the Gender Sensitisation Against Sexual Harassment (GSCASH), that the University proposes to replace with an Internal Complaints Committee.
A canal wall broke up after being forcefully hit by the Ganga river waters when the pump was switched on for a trial run yesterday at of the dam.
Justice M. Duraiswamy gave the order while hearing a batch of petitions challenging the disqualification of 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs belonging to the T.T.V. Dhinakaran camp.
Flights were diverted with the main runway out of use and inter-city trains cancelled, stalling transport services in the commercial capital
The AAPSU has called the bandh in protest against the union home ministry’s recent decision to grant citizenship to the Chakma and the Hajong refugees in the state.
On the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, the three top diplomats of India, US and Japan also exchanged views on maritime security, connectivity and proliferation issues.
The list based on video evidence provided by the general public, comes after the Haryana police sent a search party to the Nepal border to nab the elusive Honeypreet.
The MLAs were disqualified under schedule 10 of the constitution which speaks about the anti-defection law.
India has identified Azhar as the mastermind of the Pathankot terror attack on January 2, 2016.
The gravity of the normative concepts at stake requires careful deliberation rather than pre-emptive decision making, noted the Indian Representative to UN.
A slew of safety measures have been proposed in the aftermath of the Ryan International School incident.
The internal election process in states is due to be completed this month and this will be followed by elections at the AICC level.
The amount went to a man who lost seven members of his family in a terror attack 18 years ago, with the rights body saying the delay amounted to a glaring “violation of human rights”.
The Yadav faction had approached the Election Commission on August 25, staking its claim over the party’s election symbol and insisting that a majority of its national council members were with it.
The wait was required to guard against a “hurried decision” if there is otherwise a possibility of reconciliation.
The move came following an order of the Supreme Court, which in 2015 had directed the central government to grant citizenship to the Chakma and Hajong refugees, mostly staying in Arunachal Pradesh.
On a petition filed by Kodnani, special SIT judge P. B. Desai summoned Shah to appear before the court on September 18.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said 116 new “high impact” development projects would be implemented jointly in 31 provinces of Afghanistan.
The advertisement was released last Monday by the Meat and Livestock Australia, triggering protests from the Indian community in the country.
Shah’s statement came at a time when messages critical of the ‘Gujarat model of development’ in the poll-bound state were being circulated on social media.
In a close fight, United Left candidate Geeta Kumari won the president’s post by defeating Nidhi Tripathi of ABVP by 464 votes.
A petty dispute between a police constable and a couple late last night led to clashes between the locals and the police, following which the curfew was imposed.
The new rules, which come with punishment commensurate with the nature of the violation, comes months after Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad allegedly beat an Air India staffer with a slipper.
Dera leaders have said they will cooperate with security forces’ efforts.
“It is evident he (Palaniswami) has no majority. Therefore, he should be asked (by the governor) to prove majority.”
Of the five people sentenced today, two got the death sentence, two have been sentenced to life imprisonment and one to ten years in jail
The CBI has alleged that Lalu as railway minister had handed over the maintenance of two Railways hotels to Sujata Hotel after receiving a bribe in the form of three acres of prime plot of land through a benami company.
No injuries were reported in the third such derailment incident in a month.
“The top 1% of earners captured less than 21% of total income in the late 1930s, before dropping to 6% in the early 1980s and rising to 22% today.”
The apex court was hearing a PIL filed by Tushar Gandhi, great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi.
UP CM Yogi Adityanath had jointly inaugurated the maiden run of the Lucknow Metro with Union home minister Rajnath Singh yesterday.
The state government has declared state mourning for two days and chief minister Pema Khandu has expressed shock and grief over Kena’s demise.
The repatriated Indian fishermen were handed over to the Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Sarang’.
The process is “going on in full swing” with most RBI offices working in double shifts and with the help of high-end verification machines, the central bank said.
Former president and military ruler Musharraf is alleged to have been part of a broad conspiracy to have his political rival killed before elections. He has denied the allegation.
Ibobi Singh of the Congress was the chief minister of Manipur from 2002 to March 2017.
The nine new members to be inducted in the Union council of ministers include four former senior bureaucrats and also BJP leaders from the states of Karnataka, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh which go to polls in the near future.
Khan was removed from his post in the state-run BRD Medical College after 30 children died there on August 10 and 11.