443 died cleaning sewers, tanks in over 5 years: Govt

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- More than 400 people have died while cleaning septic tanks and sewers in the country since 2018, the ministry of social justice and empowerment said on Tuesday. In a written resp... Read More

35,950 students died by suicide in 2019-21, govt tells Parliament

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- As many as 35,950 students died by suicide in 2019, 2020, and 2021 in the country, the ministry of social justice and empowerment informed Parliament on Tuesday. Responding to a ... Read More

INDIA leaders' meet deferred as unrest grows among allies

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- The Congress's plan to hurriedly call a meeting of the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) collapsed on Tuesday after at least three non-Congress chief minist... Read More

Centre backs 370 movegains in Kashmir debate

New Delhi, Dec. 5 -- There should only be one flag, one prime minister and one Constitution in India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had made this possible, Union home minister Amit Shah said on ... Read More

Scindia: Safety, security of airpassengers top priority of govt

New Delhi, Dec. 5 -- The safety and security of air passengers is a top priority of the Union government, and airports or airlines are subjected to penalties in the event of any norm violations, civil... Read More

Ready for structured debate: Govt to Oppn

New Delhi, Dec. 2 -- The winter session of Parliament is set to start with a fresh face-off between the Opposition and the government with the former demanding a debate on the ethics committee's repor... Read More

From HT Archives: VP Singh sworn in as PM, decade-long Congress rule ends

New Delhi, Dec. 2 -- Vishwanath Pratap Singh, leader of the National Front parliamentary party, was sworn in as the seventh Prime Minister of India by President R Venkataraman at Rashtrapati Bhavan on... Read More