Parliament passes Lokpal amendment bill

New Delhi, July 29 -- A bill to amend the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013, was passed by parliament on Thursday doing away with the time limit for public servants to furnish details of their assets and... Read More

SC seeks tax, penalty implementation orders on bottled water by Jan 20

Pakistan, Jan. 17 -- Supreme Court (SC) has directed all four provinces to implement orders in order to impose tax on bottle water within ten days. The dateline is fixed for January 20, 2019. In a ju... Read More

A mixed legacy

Pakistan, Jan. 17 -- There are around 40,000 cases pending hearings only in the Supreme Court as the 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan leaves office on Thursday (today). The number runs into hundreds of ... Read More

Quota push and a drag

India, Jan. 17 -- Now that the ten per cent quota for the economically backward sections of society, irrespective of caste and class markers, is law, the grandeur of announcement and the idealism of e... Read More

An observer of politics

India, Jan. 17 -- A pair of spectacles dangles at the end of the V-neck of the grey sweater and a blue muffler is casually thrown across Prakash Jha's shoulders. The ensemble is paired with dark trous... Read More

Govt OK's Collegium picks, supersession sparks row

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- Ignoring the huge controversy over supersession of several judges, the Government on Wednesday appointed Delhi High Court judge Sanjiv Khanna to the Supreme Court as recommended ... Read More

Sheila's coronation blighted by Tytler presence

NEW DELHI, Jan. 17 -- Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit took charge as the president of Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) in presence of a large gathering of workers and senior party le... Read More

BJD invincibility: Modi makes frantic trips

India, Jan. 17 -- Congress leaders have demanded immediate removal of Central Vigilance Commissioner KV Chowdary for acting as 'a vigilant slave' of the Government and an 'agent' of Rakesh Asthana, Sp... Read More

Will SP-BSP alliance in UP impact Haridwar poll?

Haridwar, Jan. 17 -- Speculations are now swirling in the aftermath of the seat-sharing formula firmed up by the arch rivals for nearly 25 years-Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samajwadi Party-as to wheth... Read More

BJP gears up for LS polls in C'garh

RAIPUR, Jan. 17 -- Bharatiya Janata Party has handed over the responsibility of Lok Sabha polls to three former ministers in three clusters earmarked in the state. BJP has divided the 11 seats in thr... Read More