New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) There is uncertainty over the new role of former union ministers, who were dropped from the Modi cabinet earlier this month, in the BJP's organisational set up or some other responsibility.
In the context of the pandemic affecting the world, India being amongst the worst impacted countries, the fundamentals of State-Citizen relationship in a democratic dispensation have come under the focus in terms of defining where the nation's energies and resources would be devoted first. The health emergency caused by Covid-19 has been with us for more than a year -- and still persistent -- leading to enormous loss of lives, destruction of employment and a sharp rise of poverty posing the unprecedented challenge before the ruling dispensation of reviving a derailed economy.
Jammu, July 24 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday lodged protest with the Pakistan Rangers over increased drone activity in the region during a sector commander-level meeting held on the international border in Suchetgarh sector of Jammu district.
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) The expected outflow of IPO monies to foreign venture capitalists will impact rupee's position via-a-vis USD in the coming week.
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) As rains finally took a break, the flood-ravaged districts of Maharashtra presented a grim scenario with over 89,000 people evacuated and only beginning to grapple with the idea of how to rebuild their lives, officials said here on Saturday.
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Power minister R.K. Singh has urged G20 nations which have per capita (green house gas) GHG emissions above the world average to reduce their emissions and bring them down to the world average over the next few years which will vacate the carbon space to some extent and support the developmental aspirations of the developing nations.
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) India's premier nuclear sector research organisation Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in Mumbai has transferred its highly efficient cotton-based biodegradable oil absorbent technology to a private company.
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) Forty children including 16 girls and two adults trafficked from Assam have been rescued in Sikkim and brought back here on Friday, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday emphasised that nobody can be permitted to dilute the right to free and fair election and that any attempt of booth capturing and/or bogus voting should be dealt with an "iron hand".
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flagged-in the Indian Army's skiing expedition -- ARMEX-21 -- which aimed to enhance tourism in the Karakoram Pass in Ladakh to the higher altitude areas of Uttarakhand, here on Friday.
New York, July 23 (IANS) Global warming could limit the spread of dengue fever but could also affect Wolbachia as a biological control agent, according to new research.
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), the apex trade association of the country, as part of its 'Illness to Wellness' campaign, today unveiled India's largest primary healthcare survey report on the rising burden of non-communicable diseases (NCD) in the county followed by a virtual panel discussion.
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Ganga river is polluted with multiple kinds of plastic, with the highest concentration at Varanasi, and micro-plastics samples being found at Haridwar, Kanpur and Varanasi, a new study by Toxics Link has found.
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Subdued demand in China along with new Covid strain are potential threats to global trade said EEPC India.
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) About 90 per cent of global businesses struggle with inclusion and diversity practices within their technology teams, while just 10 per cent implement it, according to a report released on Friday.
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) With West Bengal Director General of Police Virendra scheduled to retire in August, bureaucratic activities are underway to choose his successor, and if there is no surprise development then the state might get its first woman DGP.
London, July 23 (IANS) Supermarkets in the UK have warned that the rising number of retail workers being forced to self-isolate due to Covid-19 has started to threaten the availability of some products.
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Indian Navy and the Royal Navy of United Kingdom carried out a two-day maritime drill in the Bay of Bengal starting Wednesday to augment interoperability and adaptability in the ever-changing security scenarios.
Leh, July 22 (IANS) For a region that remained snowbound for six months and whose children had to travel nearly 400 kms to seek admission in a graduate level college, Thursday's decision to establish a central university comes as a historic development.
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) To boost socio-economic development in Ladakh, the cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday approved the establishment of an integrated multi-purpose infrastructure development corporation for the newly created Union Territory.
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) He pursued a land dispute for over five decades, more than half of his life, but died before he could see the legal battle, which he had fought vigorously, reach its finality in the Supreme Court.
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Income Tax Department has conducted searches at offices of media entity Dainik Bhaskar in several locations across the country over alleged tax evasion.
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that the top court and the high courts cannot be directed to decide a matter within a fixed time-frame. The apex court made this observation while allowing Andhra Pradesh government to withdraw its petition against the stay imposed by the high court in the probe into the Amravati land scam case.
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that it is very unlikely that it will be persuaded on both issues -- cancellation of bail and the interpretation done in the bail order -- in connection with bail granted by the Delhi High Court to student activists, Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal and Asif Iqbal Tanha.
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh) July 22 (IANS) A police officer in Bijnor district of Uttar Pradesh has resigned after being assaulted and injured at a market place.