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India rejects US religious freedom report, terms it deeply biased

New Delhi, June 28 -- In a strongly worded response to a US government report on religious freedom, India on Friday described the findings as "deeply biased," claiming they were influenced by "vote ba... Read More


Congress aims for a safe and developed Haryana, says Hooda

Chandigarh, June 28 -- Pointing out the unkept promises of the Bhartiya Janta Party in the state of Haryana, former Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition Bhupinder Singh Hooda said that the Chief Mi... Read More


New criminal laws: Zero FIR, online complaints, videography of all crime scenes set to transform legal procedures

New Delhi, June 26 -- The three new criminal laws set to take effect from July 1 highlight key changes such as Zero FIR, online registration of police complaints, electronic summons, and mandatory vid... Read More


Over 15,000 receive plot cert under Haryana housing plan

Chandigarh, June 26 -- The Haryana government issued plot allotment certificates to 15,250 beneficiaries under the Mukhyamantri Shehri Awas Yojana on Wednesday. At the state-level ceremony held at Ma... Read More


Spectrum auctions end on day 2, Airtel top buyer

New Delhi, June 26 -- Telecom czar Sunil Bharti Mittal's Airtel on Wednesday emerged as the biggest bidder for radio waves used to transmit mobile phone voice and data signals, cornering about 60 per ... Read More


Telecom spectrum auction sees subdued start with Rs 11,000 crore bids on day 1

New Delhi, June 25 -- The auction of mobile service radio waves commenced with subdued activity on Tuesday, as telecom companies bid approximately Rs 11,000 crore in five rounds. The government has p... Read More


Govt's panel on exam reforms to engage with parents, students, address concerns

New Delhi, June 25 -- Amid ongoing controversies over alleged irregularities in competitive exams NEET and NET, officials on Tuesday announced that the Education Ministry's panel on exam reforms will ... Read More


'BJP's rule in Haryana led to rise in crime and fear'

Chandigarh, June 25 -- Former Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition Bhupinder Singh Hooda said, "The BJP has brought the law and order situation in the state to a point where only those people are a... Read More


India records $5.7 bn current account surplus in March quarter

Mumbai, June 24 -- India reported a current account surplus of $5.7 billion, or 0.6 per cent of GDP, for the March quarter, as announced by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday. This is a signifi... Read More


New govt rule grants 6 months maternity leave in cases of surrogacy

New Delhi, June 24 -- Women government employees can now take 180 days of maternity leave if they have children through surrogacy, following amendments to a 50-year-old rule announced by the Centre. ... Read More