A.S. Kiran Kumar, ISRO chief, said the mission was unsuccessful because the satellite housed within the heat sink could not be injected.
The Rajasthan government had written to the CBI for a probe into alleged land scams in Bikaner, including those involving a company linked to Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra.
Former finance minister P. Chidambaram also questioned the Narendra Modi government whether its demonetisation decision was designed to convert black money into white.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley asserted that the government over the last two-three years has made tax evasion difficult and that has come as a “rude shock” to many.
Drafted by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, the proposal was part of the agenda at a meeting to discuss issues relating to the implementation of the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013.
The Supreme Court has said that now that the deadline has been extended, it will hear a batch of Aadhaar-related petitions in November.
The city gauged a whopping 298 mm of rainfall on Tuesday, the highest in a day in August since 1997.
Yechury made the comment two days after the Left party skipped RJD’s ‘BJP Bhagao, Desh Bachao’ rally in Patna, attended by several key opposition leaders.
“The question is what evidences the courts will rely upon in such circumstances, as there can be no lasting evidence in case of sexual acts between a man and his own wife.”
The decision is made in the light of the Supreme Court rendering ‘triple talaq’ as unconstitutional in a historic ruling last week
Because of the incessant rains, it was difficult for rescue teams to get to stranded passengers.
The party is planning to hold a general council meeting where it will remove the jailed leader and nullify all appointments made by T.T.V. Dhinakaran.
Justice Misra was part of the bench that confirmed the death sentence of the convicts in the December 16 rape case and passed the order for mandatory singing of the national anthem in cinema halls.
In his monthly radio programme Mann Ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said everybody will have to bow before the law.
Modi also emphasised on cooperation with Nepal in economic relations, energy, water resources and connectivity projects.
Train and bus services have also been suspended.
While Ravi Venkatesan resigned as co-chairman, Vishal Sikka quit the board with immediate effect.
The new denomination has a motif of Sanchi Stupa on the reverse, with bright yellow being the base colour of the note, RBI said in a statement.
President Donald Trump ruled out a hasty withdrawal of troops while announcing his Afghanistan and South Asia policy to a crowd of veterans.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee also asked the people to cooperate with each other on the day of Muharram and not fall prey to provocation leading to communal problems.
The National Accountability Bureau had issued summons to Sharif, his children – sons Hussain and Hasan, daughter Maryam and son-in-law Captain Safdar.
Eight candidates are in the fray in the election, which is being carried out at 379 polling stations. The counting will take place on August 28.
Imphal: Former Manipur chief minister and a member of the first Lok Sabha Rishang Keishing passed away today following brief illness here. The veteran Congress leader was 96. Keishing, a Naga, served as the chief minister of Manipur from 1980 to 1988 and from 1994 to 1997. He passed away […]
The CBI has charged Shahabuddin under sections of the Indian Penal Code related to criminal conspiracy and murder and provisions of Arms Act,
The information and broadcasting ministry had recently postponed a meeting of the previous preview committee, nominated when M. Venkaiah Naidu was its minister.
Trump said the next pillar of his new strategy is a change in US’s approach to Pakistan.
The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by lieutenant governor Anil Baijal and attended by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and other top officials.
The factions led by chief minister K. Palaniswami and O. Panneerselvam have come together about six months after splitting.
Palaniswami and Panneerselvam are likely to arrive at the party headquarters in Chennai by noon and formalise the merger deal, party sources indicated.
Eight officers, including a secretary-level Railway Board official, have faced action over the derailment that left 22 people dead and 156 injured.
“The toll due to floods triggered by rains in Nepal and northern parts of the state stood at 119 on Thursday and 98 lakh people in 16 districts were hit.”
IIT Kharagpur had suspended Kumar for “misconduct” in May 2011, the same year the Supreme Court had praised him as an “unsung hero” for his efforts to reform the IIT JEE.
The injured passengers have been admitted in various hospitals in Meerut and Muzaffarnagar.
The West Bengal chief minister blamed the Centre for threatening the opposition and hampering the country’s economy by introducing demonetisation and alleged that education was being saffronised in the country.
With today’s deaths, the toll in the latest wave of floods in the state rose to 49. The overall death figure in this year’s flood in Assam is 133.
Since August 10, seven rhinos, 122 swamp deer, two elephants, three wild boars, two hog deer, three sambhar deer, one buffalo and one porcupine have died,
The platform for unity was called the ‘Sanjhi Virasat Bachao’ (save our composite culture) meeting and was hosted by JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav, who appeared to emerge as a rallying point for the Opposition.
Irom Sharmila’s marriage to her partner Desmond Coutinho, a British national, was registered under the Special Marriage Act as an inter-religious union.
The Trinamool Congress today was ahead of its rivals in all seven urban local bodies, where elections were held on August 13.
With this, India, the world’s third-largest oil importer, joins Asian countries like South Korea, Japan and China in buying American crude