The appointments were made even after the screening committee was told about the ineligibility of the IPS officers chosen for promotion as DGP.
Besides the jail term, the speaker, K.B. Koliwad, also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on each of them.
The fee waiver will be effective only if it comes along with other measures – investing in government schools and colleges, ensuring quality education and so on.
State transport department officials were put on full-time duty, even working over time, to ensure that participants reached the International Yoga Day celebrations in Lucknow.
Rather than deploying more forces to curb the ongoing crisis in Darjeeling, the state government should initiate dialogue with the protesting parties to find a middle ground.
The pace of construction of houses under the Modi government is actually five times slower than during the Manmohan Singh regime.
The visit to Jain’s house, which AAP has termed a ‘raid’, took place in pursuance of a preliminary enquiry registered by the CBI in April.
If push comes to shove, tourism and allied business interests is what will dictate the BJP’s beef policy – at least in Goa.
The Bill increases reservations in jobs and educational institutions for backward sections of the Muslim community to 12% from the earlier four.
Jammu and Kashmir police recently lost six young men in an ambush. But social media warriors seem to care only for likes and shares.
The notification has created apprehensions in the minds of Goans, who fear that the government wants to turn everyone vegetarian, state agriculture minister Vijai Parsai said.
Though the Centre had first agreed to send four paramilitary companies to Darjeeling, the delay was apparently issued after a meeting with their ally, the GJM.
The elected Congress government has alleged that Bedi interferes in the political functioning of the UT, disrupting daily functioning.
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) claimed that they were being targeted to stop their fight for a separate state, and that weapons are part of their tradition.
Dissatisfied with both the government and separatists, countless young people in Kashmir view local militants as the only ones willing to fight for them.
Activists allege that the government’s actions in the area, including not letting anyone in, are undemocratic and an attempt to hide what happened.
Shankar Sah and his son were forced to carry his wife’s body on a motorcycle to transport it to their village, after the hospital refused to provide a mortuary van.
The students, members of the Samajwadi Party’s student wing, have been charged with serious crimes, including rioting, after they raised black flags at a campus event featuring Adityanath.
The West Bengal government, in a memorandum issued on Sunday, made clear that no leave will be granted till the strike is withdrawn.
The recent passing of the Naga rebel and the patron of insurgency in the Northeast has cast a shadow over what the future holds for the Naga movement against India.
The death of the NSCN (K) leader raises questions about the rebel group’s future strategy vis-à-vis both the Indian and Myanmar governments.
Over 1,300 drought-prone villages of the state, as part of the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup 2017, are creating rainwater-harvesting structures to end their water woes.
After allowing indiscipline among its senior cadre due to electoral necessities, the CPI(M) in Bengal is losing its reputation of integrity.
The repression and rigging of 1987 proved to many Kashmiris that the freedoms promised to them under the Indian constitution would be violated, not defended. Till today, 1987 continues to repeat itself.
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha was protesting against the government’s decision that Bengali will be compulsorily taught in schools.
Chandrashekhar Azad, accused by the police of spearheading the Saharanpur violence, has been arrested by the UP police special task force.
The encounter took place on Tuesday night at Tijit near Lappa of Mon district, nearly 340 km north of the state capital Kohima.
The Maharashtra chief minister has been trying to make farmers forget election promises by shifting focus to his pet irrigation scheme. But after multiple errors, this does not seem to be working.
“I cannot compromise on the sentiments of the Garos,” Bachu Marak said while resigning.
By holding discussions on how to integrate LGBTIQ rights into Kerala’s local self-governance framework, the state government has given new hope to a community struggling for basic rights.
The bus was carrying 41 passengers from Delhi to Gonda in eastern Uttar Pradesh when the accident took place near Bada bypass.
A dozen officers who were approached refused to serve in the Delhi chief minister’s office, afraid that they will be targeted by the CBI.
In a letter written after the UP government denied the CID sanction to prosecute five BJP leaders, the CID has suggested that the case against Adityanath and others be closed.
Sukhatal is already being choked, and residents of Naini Tal fear that the lake that gives the town its name too may not survive for long.
The closure of slaughterhouses in the state has left many jobless and exacerbated the socio-economic scenario.
After the century’s worst drought, Kerala is getting ready to harvest rain in its backyard wells, temple ponds and lush forests. It just needs to rain.
The National People’s Party, the BJP’s ally in the Northeast, has written to Narendra Modi asking that he de-notify the recent directive banning cattle trade for slaughter.
With these arrests, the total number of arrests in Rajnagar lynching incident has gone up to 11, said SP Rakesh Bansal.
Fear and hope were two reasons why Peter Jones stayed silent for so long.
The state education department has stopped publishing textbooks and providing exam papers in Urdu, and no new posts for Urdu teachers are being advertised.