In a welcome step, the Tamil Nadu government has decided to distribute free socks and shoes to government school students from the next academic year. It is in addition to various welfare schemes announced by the government earlier. As per a statement School Education Minister K A Sengottaiyan, the government will distribute free shoes and […]

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A day after the Parliament cleared the way for the implementation of the law criminalising the prac tice of Triple Talaq, AIMIM chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Wedneday slammed the Opposition parties and sought to corner them on the absence of many MPs from their respective parties who spoke vociferously against the proposed […]

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Rebel Aam Aadmi Party MLA MLA Alka Lamba has accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of deliberately stopping the installation work of CCTV cameras in her assembly constituency. On Saturday, Lamba accompanied by her supporters staged a protest outside CM Kejriwals residence. She demanded that the CM should order to resume work in her Chandni Chowk […]

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The Maharashtra government on Monday night withdrew the prohibitory orders imposed in Kolhapur following widespread criticism from the Opposition. With the city still reeling under flood waters after heavy rains, the government had issued an order prohibiting assembly of people from August 12 to August 24. The prohibitory orders were imposed using the section 37(1) […]

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Sixteen district magistrates will take centre stage Wednesday at The Indian Express Excellence in Governance Awards, a biennial event that celebrates the finest work done by the women and men at the forefront of governance and change across the country. The awards for outstanding work across 16 categories that range from Agriculture to Education and […]

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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has moved the Delhi High Court for quashing of the defamation complaint against him by BJP leader Vijender Gupta and summons issued to him in the matter. When the matter came up for hearing before Justice Manoj Kumar Ohri on Tuesday, the judge observed that there was a high court ruling […]

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday gave directions to remove Maharajganj SDM Satyam Mishra from his post due to poor performance, ANI reported. In a separate development, Bareilly DIG Rajesh Kumar Pandey terminated 25 police personnel by issuing mandatory retirement to them. Gorakhpur: CM Yogi Adityanath gives directions to remove Maharajganj SDM Satyam […]

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In a huge setback for the Congress party in Gujarat, former party MLA Alpesh Thakor and his close aide Dhavlsinh Zala have decided to join the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Both the leaders had cross-voted in the Rajya Sabha bypolls held on July 5 and resigned as Congress MLAs. A meeting of the core […]

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The government Wednesday said it wants normal neighbourly relations with Pakistan and was committed to addressing all outstanding issues bilaterally as it asserted that the onus is on Islamabad for creating a terror-free environment for a meaningful dialogue. In a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs V […]

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The Central Bureau of Investigation has asked Trinamool Congress (TMC) Rajya Sabha MP Derek OBrien to join ongoing investigation in Saradha chit fund case. Derek is a close aide of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. According to reports, the TMC MP has been asked to appear before Moments after the news emerged, Derek put […]

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