Current Affairs

Updated:May 26, 2015 12:25 AM

A two-day emergency session of the Delhi assembly will begin on Tuesday amid the AAP government's ongoing tussle with lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung and the Centre over the division of powers.  

Updated:May 26, 2015 12:24 AM

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday said that his predecessor A K Antony’s notings on the Rafale file had virtually paralysed the bureaucracy and claimed that no bureaucrat “worth his salt” would have taken any decision on the Rafale deal.  

Updated:May 26, 2015 12:23 AM

The NDA government has rejuvenated India’s economy, pushed proactive governance and acted to tackle corruption, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said in a letter to the nation marking the completion of his first year in office.

Updated:May 25, 2015 01:38 PM

Two Indian women figure among scores of foreign nationals with Swiss bank accounts, whose names have been made public by Switzerland in its official gazette for being probed in their respective countries

Updated:May 25, 2015 01:36 PM

The Modi government on Monday unveiled a series of multi-media exhibitions showcasing ‘achievements’ of its first year in office with a slight tweaking of the BJP’s election catchphrase “achhe din aane wale hai’’ (good days are coming) to “achhe din ki aur agrasar’’ (en route to good days).

Updated:May 25, 2015 12:14 AM

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his ministers will hold a public meeting here on Monday to mark 100 days of the AAP government amid a row with the central government over a notification giving Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung all powers over transfers and posting of officials. At a meeting of...

Updated:May 21, 2015 08:45 PM

Discretionary bending of rules marked UPA bid to enhance GQ highway project. One of the greatest gifts of the NDA-I government under then prime minister A.B. Vajpayee was the 5,846-km Golden Quadrilateral (GQ), which connects the four big metros—Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Calcutta—via four-lane highways. Even as the mega project was...

Updated:May 21, 2015 08:31 PM

Discretionary bending of rules marked UPA bid to enhance GQ highway project By Shailesh Kumar One of the greatest gifts of the NDA-I government under then PM A.B. Vajpayee was the 5,846-km Golden Quadrilateral (GQ) which connects the four big metros—Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Calcutta—via four-lane highways. Even as the mega project...

Updated:May 21, 2015 08:17 PM

NEW DELHI: India is going in for intelligence-backed "targeted kills" against terrorists in J&K while militarily dominating the Line of Control with Pakistan, forcing a 30% drop in both cross-border ceasefire violations as well as infiltration bids. "The situation is pretty much under control. Our proactive attitude is to identify terrorists...

Updated:May 21, 2015 12:46 PM

In what appears to be a mega celebration for the AIADMK workers and supporters, party supremo Jayalalithaa, fresh from her acquittal, will make her first public appearance in several months in Chennai on Friday. She will chair a meeting of party MLAs early in the morning at its headquarters which is...

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