Alok Verma removed as CBI chief, opposition attacks government

A day after he resumed duties, CBI Director Alok Verma was on Thursday unceremoniously removed from the post after a 2-1 decision by the high-level Selection Committee, a decision that came under... Read more »

Parliament passes upper caste quota Bill

) Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the Parliament on Wednesday passed a landmark Constitution amendment bill providing for 10 per cent reservation to upper castes in government jobs and higher educational... Read more »

Strike by central trade unions hits normal life across India

The two-day nationwide strike called by central trade unions in protest against what they have described as the alleged anti-worker policies and unilateral labour reforms evoked a mixed response on Tuesday with... Read more »

Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said he was threatened by Modi, Shah: AICC official

Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane, who featured in a controversial audio clip where he says that files linked to the Rafale deal are in Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s bedroom, has been threatened... Read more »

Supreme Court reinstates Alok Verma as CBI Director – with limited powers

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reinstated Alok Verma as the CBI Director, setting aside the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) and the Centre’s decision to divest him of his powers to function as... Read more »

Former Gujarat BJP leader shot dead in train

A former BJP MLA, Jayanthi Bhanushali, was shot shot dead in a moving train by some unknown persons in Gujarat on Tuesday. According to informed sources, Bhanushali was travelling from Bhuj to... Read more »

BJP allies among NE parties opposing Citizenship Bill

Most northeastern parties including the allies of BJP, opposition Congress and Left parties have strongly opposed the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, saying “the Bill is against the fundamental aspect of the... Read more »

Cabinet approves 10 per cent quota for economically backward upper castes

With an eye on the upper caste vote in the coming Lok Sabha elections, the Union Cabinet on Monday approved 10 per cent reservation for economically backward people in the general category... Read more »

Time to throw out Modi’s dictatorial, undemocratic regime: Arvind Kejriwal

¬†Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced that it was time to throw out the “dictatorial and undemocratic regime” of the Modi government and urged people not to forget what the... Read more »

Prove order given to HAL or resign, Rahul tells Sitharaman

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday demanded that Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman place documents before Parliament to prove her claim that the Modi government has given Rs 1 lakh crore worth of... Read more »