Targeting critics of the new farm laws, the group of former bureaucrats called the farm laws 'far-sighted' and said that Centre has introduced a definite game-changer
Kumar, a retired 1984-batch IAS officer of the Jharkhand cadre, will have a five-year tenure and retire in 2025. He will preside over the next Lok Sabha polls in 2024
Remembering Ajit Jogi: A staunch believer of sons-of-soil concept, JCC chief steered Chhattisgarh into statehood
Chhattisgarh and its capital Raipur will remember Ajit Pramod Jogi, one of the few leaders from the state with high national recall, for steering the two into the 21st century with an independent identity beyond the confines of Madhya Pradesh
Never aspired to become Tamil Nadu CM, says Rajinikanth; claims his plans for politics include 'different heads' for his prospective party
Superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday clarified that he never aspired to become the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and said his plans for politics include different heads for his prospective party and a possible government headed by it
Recent spate of nationwide protests underline impact of citizens' ideological assertion on Indian policy
Against the backdrop of violence in JNU and ideological fault lines running deeper than any other social cleavage, we need to take cognisance of a significant trend that has emerged in the past few years; ie ideological assertion by citizens and its impact on various fields including economy, foreign policy, education, defence
Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Indian envoy to US, appointed foreign secretary; 1984-batch IFS officer to succeed Vijay Gokhale
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Harsh Vardhan Shringla as the new foreign secretary, a government order said, adding he will assume the new role on 29 January after incumbent Vijay Gokhale completes his tenure.
Lieutenant-governors of new Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh take oath; Centre's reorganisation move comes into effect
The two Union Territories — Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir — came into existence on Thursday after the Centre abrogated the special status of the state of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated it on 5 August
J&K reorganised into UTs of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh: Security under Centre's ambit; state constitution, Ranbir Penal Code abolished
The two union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh came into effect on the same day as Sardar Vallabhai Patel’s 144th birth anniversary under the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act.
Over 380 police personnel belonging to Ladakh and working in different places in Kashmir and Jammu regions will soon be transferred to Ladakh.
UPSC exams 2019: Question on ‘secularism’ objectionable, makes exercise to recruit civil servants flawed
If the question on secularism, asked in the UPSC exam, was drafting error then it can be overlooked, but if the tone was deliberate then it raises serious questions on propriety of the one who framed it, especially since the exam paper that is meant to recruit administrators whose conduct are tested on litmus of objectivity
Govt kickstarts process to appoint officials, divide assets between Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh; both UTs to share a common HC
The government has kickstarted a process to appoint officials for the two Union Territories (UTs) of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir and to divide the assets between them
Daily Bulletin: SC to hear Chidambaram's petition; Delhi HC to hear plea against Shah Faesal's 'illegal detention'; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Special court extends P Chidambaram's CBI custody till Tuesday; SC to hear plea today against agency's remand order; Doctors in Assam call for strike for 24 hours today; day's top stories
INX Media case: CBI confronts P Chidambaram with former NITI Aayog CEO Sindhushree Khullar, say officials
The CBI has confronted arrested former finance minister P Chidambaram with former NITI Aayog CEO Sindhushree Khullar in connection with the INX Media case.
High court seeks Delhi govt's response on Om Prakash Chautala's plea for parole extension to complete his wife's post-cremation rites
The Delhi High Court sought a response from Arvind Kejriwal-led government on the writ petition filed by Om Prakash Chautala.
Delhi High Court to hear plea against Shah Faesal's 'illegal detention' on 3 September, asks Centre to file reply by today
The Delhi HC said it will hear on 3 September Shah Faesal's plea alleging he was illegally detained at Delhi airport on 14 August and taken back to Srinagar.
Daily Bulletin: SC to hear P Chidambaram's plea against ED today; Narendra Modi to begin three day visit to UAE, Bahrain from 23 August
Daily Bulletin: INX Media case: SC to hear P Chidambaram's plea on anticipatory bail today even as ex-FM remains in CBI custody; Narendra Modi to visit UAE; day's top stories
Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba will take charge as Cabinet Secretary for a tenure of two years from 30 August
Harvard University students, alumni write to Indian govt seeking release of Shah Faesal, other Jammu and Kashmir leaders
After resigning from the Indian Administrative Service, Faesal had floated the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM) party in March, 2019, to influence policy decisions in a much larger way in the Valley.
'Good people' are welcome in BJP, says Amit Shah at Haryana rally; party chief predicts two-thirds majority in assembly polls
Amit Shah on Friday said: “good people" are welcome into the party-fold, as he addressed a rally here weeks before the assembly elections in the state.
Shah Faesal’s family unaware of his whereabouts; heard about detention on television, says JKNM founder's mother
Former civil servant-turned-politician Shah Faesal's family says that they have no information on the whereabouts of the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM) founder ever since he was detained at the Delhi airport on 14 August