As the controversy erupted, Bhushan tried to control damage by tweeting that his remarks had been distorted and he had no intention of hurting religious sentiments.
The Mukesh Ambani-led telecom company recently announced plans that came bundled with another three months of free data and voice
The Gujarat Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill was passed in the absence of Congress MLAs, who were suspended for a day for creating ruckus in the house.
“Mutual co-existence, mutual understanding is our strength,” said Mukherjee at the Namami Brahmaputra festival.
Tawang is of immense strategic importance to India as it is located on the Sino-India border and China has been laying claim to it.
The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Olushola Enikanolaiye, sought action from the Indian government during his meeting with B.N. Reddy in Abuja.
Biometric attendance machines will also be installed for daily attendance at all the hostels in Kota which will be made accessible to parents, hostel wardens and officials of the association through mobile message.
The outbreak is the latest crisis for Burundi, which has been wrecked by deadly political violence since 2015.
Houston’s Indian-American community raised $100,000 to help Ian Grillot buy a house in his hometown, Kansas.
Speaking at a national maritime conference yesterday, Lt Gen (retd) Nasser Khan Janjua underscored the importance of maritime security.
The RBI had warned that any user, holder, investor and trader dealing with virtual currencies would be doing so at his or her own risk.
The extradition request has been certified by Britain’s secretary of state and will not be sent to a district judge for consideration.
UP officials and police officers insist that the squads are for protecting women from harassment and not to impose moral policing.
A penalty of equal amount would be levied in case of any violation of the provision, revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia tweeted after the amendment was moved.
Officials said Reddy and two associates were arrested yesterday under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
“We urge the Indian side to clearly see the anti-China splittist nature of the Dalai group and honour its commitment on Tibet and related questions,” a foreign ministry spokesperson said.
Syed Asif Nizami and Nazim Ali Nizami had gone to Lahore on March 8 but went missing in the middle of last week.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj today spoke to one of the two clerics of Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah.
State BJP chief Keshav Prasad Maurya and Lucknow mayor Dinesh Sharma will be deputy chief ministers.
Alleging that Mridula Sinha’s consultation with Arun Jaitley constituted a breach of constitutional norms, the opposition forced Rajya Sabha to adjourn.
Sources said the new policy will strengthen primary healthcare centres.
His victory remarks also clearly show the prime minister setting his sights on the 2019 election and beyond.
The party, whose vote share has risen dramatically, will elect its legislative leader on Monday.
Mayawati rejected the results and asked the Election Commission to hold fresh elections in the state.
They said the BJP’s parliamentary board and state party legislature will decide on the next chief minister for UP soon.
Chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar is trailing Congress’s Dayanand Sopte in Mandrem constituency.
Post demonetisation, the government has been focusing on increasing digital payments and even incentivising people to move away from cash payments.
The re-monetisation exercise should be completed in two to three months, RBI deputy governor Viral V. Acharya said on Monday.
Nineteen aborted female foetuses were found dumped in a stream at a village in Sangli, bordering Karnataka on Sunday, March 5.
The court is also considering a joint trial of cases arising out of the two FIRs lodged in the wake of the demolition of the disputed structure.
India’s ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna reached out to the state department to convey his “deep concerns” to the government about recent tragic incidents.
Staffan de Mistura said that the parties had agreed to return later in March to discuss four key issues – governance, a draft constitution, elections and counter-terrorism.
His comments come in the backdrop of the ongoing tussle between RSS-affiliate ABVP and left-backed AISA supporters in the Delhi University and a raging debate over free speech and nationalism.
19% of the winners of the recent BMC polls face criminal charges, as per an analysis of affidavits done by the Association for Democratic Reforms and Maharashtra Election Watch.
The victim’s community has refused to accept his body until all the accused are arrested.
The forum, which has RSS ideologue Indresh Kumar as its patron, confirmed the sequence of events even as Jamia Millia Islamia authorities rubbished the allegations.
Liezietsu succeeds T.R. Zeliang who stepped down on Sunday amidst protests by various tribal organisations against the state government’s decision to reserve 33% seats for women in urban local body elections.
The bandh was called on January 31 to demand scrapping of 33% reservation for women in urban local body polls, suspension of policemen involved in the firing that left two persons dead and the resignation of the chief minister.
Security forces killed three suicide attackers outside the court in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Charsadda district, police said.
The state has been rocked by protests after the government announced that there would be 33% reservations for women in urban local bodies.