Over 42% reserved teaching posts vacant in central universities: Govt

New Delhi, Aug. 10 -- Over 42% of teaching posts reserved for candidates from Scheduled Castes (SCs), Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Other Backward Classes (OBCs) across 45 central universities are curren... Read More

Parliament clears bill to set up national agency to fund research work

New Delhi, Aug. 10 -- The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Anusandhan National Research Foundation Bill 2023 that seeks to set up a national body to facilitate funding for research and development ... Read More

Mobile number not needed to verify Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries: Govt on CAG report

New Delhi, Aug. 10 -- Mobile numbers are not required to verify beneficiaries of the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) and the identification process is carried out on the ba... Read More

'People trust Modi govt': Shah targets Opposition over no-confidence motion

New Delhi, Aug. 10 -- Union home minister Amit Shah hit out at the Opposition on Wednesday, saying the no-confidence motion was meant to sow confusion and added that while the Opposition may not have ... Read More

Who does he listen to: Rahul launches sharp attack on PM Modi

New Delhi, Aug. 10 -- In his first speech after reinstatement in the Lok Sabha, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi alleged on Wednesday that the idea of "Mother India", or Bharat Mata, has been destroyed in... Read More

Delhi Jal Board to begin dredging, desilting in Yamuna riverbed

New Delhi, Aug. 9 -- The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) will soon start dredging and desilting on the Yamuna riverbed and the Wazirabad pondage area to increase the water holding capacity of the adjacent barra... Read More

Parliament approves offshore minerals bill

New Delhi, Aug. 4 -- A bill that seeks to provide a fixed 50-year production lease for offshore minerals was cleared by the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, even as the Opposition staged a walkout over their ... Read More

Shah leads govt charge as LS passes Delhi bill

New Delhi, Aug. 3 -- The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill that seeks to give the Union government control of Delhi's bureaucracy after a five-hour debate during which Union home minister Amit Shah ... Read More

TDP likely to support crucial Delhi services bill

New Delhi, Aug. 3 -- The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Wednesday indicated it will back the Delhi services bill, bolstering the support for a legislation that is already likely to sail through Parliamen... Read More

Ask PM to speak on strife in Parl, Oppn urges Prez

New Delhi, Aug. 3 -- A delegation of 31 lawmakers from the newly formed opposition bloc, Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA), on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to President Drou... Read More