DU teachers say new UG curriculum will lead to course dilution, loss of jobs

New Delhi, Jan. 26 -- A section of teachers of Delhi University, some of whom are also members of the academic council (AC) and executive council (EC), have written to vice-chancellor Yogesh Singh on ... Read More

Marital rape hearing: Forced sex in marriage 'abuse' at best, NGO tells HC

New Delhi, Jan. 26 -- Opposing a clutch of pleas that sought to criminalise marital rape in India, the counsel for NGO Hridey, an intervenor, told the Delhi high court on Tuesday that offences concern... Read More

Ensure voter turnout touches 75% in upcoming elections: Modi to citizens, parties

New Delhi, Jan. 25 -- Citizens and political parties must ensure that voter turnout in the country increases for elections at all levels, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday. He exhorted wor... Read More

Steps taken for 'absolutely Covid safe' elections; use democratic right enthusiastically: CEC Sushil Chandra to voters

New Delhi, Jan. 25 -- Weeks before the assembly elections begin in five states, chief election commissioner(CEC) Sushil Chandra on Monday said that all necessary arrangements have been made for "absol... Read More

Punjab elections: BJP to contest on 65 seats, Amarinder's PLC 37

New Delhi, Jan. 24 -- The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will contest 65 seats in the 117- member Punjab assembly, while its two allies, the Punjab Lok Congress and the Shiromani Akali Dal (Sanyukt), wi... Read More

Awards constituted in honour of Netaji given to ex-Japan PM, others

New Delhi, Jan. 24 -- Former Japan prime minister Shinzo Abe, the Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management (GIDM) and Sikkim State Disaster Management Authority's vice-chairman Vinod Sharma were confe... Read More

Sukhpal Khaira's son points out 'chinks' in ED charge sheet against his father

New Delhi, Jan. 22 -- Punjab Congress leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira's son Mehtab Singh on Friday issued a statement saying the Enforcement Directorate's challan (referring to charge sheet) "exposes the ... Read More

Expectation of conjugal relations can't be reason to force wife, Delhi HC told

New Delhi, Jan. 22 -- Continuing her arguments before the Delhi high court on Friday for criminalising marital rape, amicus curiae Rebecca John said expectation of sexual relations by a husband cannot... Read More

Delhi crime: Woman found murdered in Saket, husband hurt

New Delhi, Jan. 22 -- A 50-year-old woman was found murdered and her husband injured at their home in south Delhi's Saket on Friday night, the police said. The man has been admitted to a hospital, whe... Read More

UP elections: Priyanka says she is Congress's face in state, no word on if contesting

New Delhi, Jan. 21 -- Weeks before the Uttar Pradesh assembly election, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra made it clear that she is the face of the party in this state poll but didn't c... Read More