NDTV has challenged the constitutional validity of the government order, saying the content control can’t be in the hands of the executive
India has overtaken the US in smartphone connections and is second to China, said Groupe Speciale Mobile Association (GSMA). The country is expected to grow its unique mobile subscriber base to approximately one billion by the end of 2020, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9%.
Strengthening partnership, anti-terror tactics, climate change, trade ties and joint ventures in the defence sector will be topping the agenda of British Prime Minister Theresa May’s visit to India next month.
A special CBI court in Bengaluru on Wednesday acquitted the BJP’s Karnataka president B S Yeddyurappa of charges of corruption, cheating, criminal conspiracy and forgery in an alleged R40-crore mining-related case pertaining to the 2008-2011 period, when he was the state’s chief minister.
Deepening the crisis in the ruling Samajwadi Party in the run-up to the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, state party president Shivpal Yadav, engaged in a bitter power tussle with nephew Akhilesh Yadav, expelled minister Tej Narain aka Pawan Pandey who is considered close to the Chief Minister.
A day after the World Bank said India barely improved its ranking on the ease of doing business, commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said her ministry will engage states even more aggressively to better communicate reforms initiated by the government and to figure out how best they can reach intended beneficiaries.
A former partner of arms dealer Abhishek Verma, in a letter to the Prime Minister, has alleged that BJP MP Varun Gandhi was “honey trapped and compromised” into leaking information about defence matters, and that he was blackmailed with photographs which showed him with “foreign escorts”.
Former Uttar Pradesh Congress president Rita Bahuguna Joshi joined the BJP Thursday and slammed Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for being “unresponsive”.
In a jolt to Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi High Court dismissed his plea to stay a trial court proceeding in a criminal defamation case against him and five other Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders, filed by finance minister Arun Jaitley.
Interpreting the Centre’s stand in the Supreme Court against the practice of triple talaq as a “conspiracy” to implement a Uniform Civil Code (UCC), Muslim organisations, led by the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), on Thursday…
Maintaining that no surgical strikes were conducted in the past and the credit for the September 29 strikes in the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir should go to the Indian Army and citizens of the country, defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday…
Security personnel have been trading gunfire with militants, holed up inside a hostel complex in Pampore which was the scene of an earlier gunbattle in February this year, since Monday morning. At least one…
The Special Forces (SF) operatives, who took part in the surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) to destroy seven terrorist launch pads 11 days ago, used weapons that should have been…
Their accounts corroborate India’s claims that it carried out strikes against terror launch pads — a claim Pakistan has denied, saying, instead, that its military’s forward positions were targeted with small-arms and mortar fire.
Hotting up the Line of Control, Pakistani troops once again violated the ceasefire Tuesday, raining mortar shells and firing at Indian positions at four places in the Naushera and Akhnoor sectors of Rajouri and Jammu districts respectively.
Breaking away from tradition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will fire the arrow at Ravan’s effigy at the Aishbagh Ramlila Ground here in Lucknow instead of the Ramlila Ground in New Delhi this year.
Days after criticising the government’s response to the Uri attack earlier this month, the Congress-led opposition Thursday joined hands to back the army’s “surgical strikes” on terrorist launchpads across the LoC.
Since India’s exports to Pakistan outweigh its imports from the neighbour, some analysts say a withdrawal of MFN status is not necessary.
On Wednesday, member countries Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan joined India in boycotting the 19th South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (Saarc) summit scheduled to be held in November in Islamabad.
India has offered Colombia help in reconstruction following the end of 52 years of civil war, government officials said, as part of a diplomatic drive in South America.
Ruling out cancellation of the Indus Water Treaty with Pakistan, India is planning greater use of three rivers out of the five controlled by the neighbour.
Whistleblowers to Companies Act, depts haven’t worked out rules
The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on Wednesday decided to rename Race Course Road (RCR) as Lok Kalyan Marg, stating that the former does not “match with the Indian ethos and value system”.
Foreign secretary S Jaishankar told Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit that India had recovered several items from the slain terrorists — GPS, grenades with Pakistani markings, communication equipment, food, medicines and clothes made in Pakistan.
In yet another sequel to the unfolding drama in the Samajwadi Party, national president Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday appointed the effervescent Amar Singh as the national general secretary of the party.
The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from RJD leader Mohammed Shahabuddin as to why his bail, granted by the Patna High Court, should not be cancelled.
The simmering drama within the Yadav family took a new twist on Monday with the state president of Samajwadi Party, Shivpal Singh Yadav, expelling seven loyalists of chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on the grounds of indiscipline, anti-party activities and making derogatory remarks against Mulayam Singh Yadav.