UPSC exams: Govt rubbishes reports on revision of age criteria, says no such proposal under consideration
The Centre on Tuesday rubbished media reports which suggested that the age criteria for appearing in civil service examinations was being changed. The government insisted that there was no decision on altering the age criteria.
Assembly Election Results 2018: As Congress takes lead in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, a look at key chief ministerial faces
With early trends showing Congress leading in both Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, here are some of the likely candidates for the chief ministerial post, if Congress comes to power
India vs West Indies: Krunal Pandya's coach Jitendra Singh 'satisfied' with all-rounder's performance on debut
Krunal Pandya got his chance to don the national cap two years after younger brother Hardik's ODI debut in October 2016 against the West Indies in the first of three T20 Internationals at Kolkata.
Congress accuses Odisha government of not taking enough measures to tackle Cyclone Titli, subsequent flood
AICC Odisha in-charge Jitendra Singh claimed had the Odisha government taken the IMD warning seriously and organised cautionary operation well in time, the lives of all the deceased could have been saved.
Rafale row: Caught in a chimera of political ambitions, Rahul Gandhi's hosanna on HAL ignores UPA's damning report on PSU
Never one to hold back on rhetoric, the Congress president ranked HAL among “temples of modern India” which he claimed “are being attacked and destroyed”.
Rafale jets controversy: Nirmala Sitharaman is right, UPA had serious doubts about HAL's capabilities
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the poor health of the State-owned HAL was partly responsible for the collapse of the Rafale deal under UPA
GSLV Mk III, the three-stage heavy lift launch vehicle, will be used to launch Gaganyaan.
BJP affiliate Shabir Ahmed Bhat shot dead by terrorists in his home in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district
A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) affiliate, Shabir Ahmed Bhat, was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district in the wee hours of Wednesday.
Over 6,000 private sector specialists applied for 'lateral entry' to 10 joint secretary posts in govt, says official
The Centre is recruiting 10 joint secretaries in a few departments through "lateral entry", allowing private sector talents to join the central administration.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee health: Former prime minister's lungs not in good condition, pneumonia on both sides, say sources
The condition of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee remains critical and he continues to be on advanced life-support system, sources said.
Article 35A: NN Vohra may have to go as Jammu and Kashmir governor over rising differences with state BJP
While Governor NN Vohra’s tenure expired in June this year, he was asked to continue in office till the time Amarnath Yatra had concluded in Kashmir. The Yatra is coming to end on 26 August.
Anna Hazare to launch hunger strike on 2 October, demands independent functioning of CAPC, appointment of Lokpal
In a letter addressed to Minister of State in the PMO Jitendra Singh on 31 July, Anna Hazare said he would start his protest at Ralegan Siddhi village in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district.
Nearly 24,000 second appeals, complaints pending with Central Information Commission, says Union minister Jitendra Singh
Systems at 2,200 public authorities and central government departments have been aligned to receive, process and reply to online RTIs from applicants.
Monsoon Session of Parliament Day 5: Houses discuss lynchings, Bihar shelter home rape; Rajnath Singh rules out special status for AP
The Andhra Pradesh Re-organisation Act was also one of the things discussed in the Rajya Sabha, where TDP and other Opposition parties asked the BJP-led government to honour its assurances in letter and spirit by granting special category status (SCS) to Andhra Pradesh.
CWC meet: Rahul asks party to fight for India's oppressed; Sonia Gandhi says 'committed to make alliances work'
Rahul Gandhi asked Congress workers to rise and fight for India's oppressed while addressing the revamped Congress Working Committee (CWC).
Venkaiah Naidu pulls up Jitendra Singh for using archaic 'I beg' phrase in RS, says MPs stopped using expression in 2017
When the Upper House met for the day, Jitendra Singh laid the papers concerning the Department of Space, saying that "I beg to lay papers listed against my name...". This led Venkaiah Naidu to say "we have given up begging one year back. You are lagging."
'BJP believes truth must be hidden': Rahul Gandhi slams saffron party over proposed changes to RTI Act
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked the BJP government over proposed changes to the Right to Information Act, saying they will render the law useless.
Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said the Centre has released Rs 340 crore to Assam for handling flood-related issues.
Ramzan ceasefire: No decision yet on extension of truce, says home ministry; NSA Ajit Doval insists 'offer only till Eid'
The fate of the Centre's one-month-old policy of suspension of operations against militants in Jammu and Kashmir hangs in the balance, with a few security agencies flagging its disadvantages including regrouping of militants and some within the Home Ministry being in favour of extending it with a rider that intelligence-based operations should be increased.
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's iftar party: 300 Muslim women attend religious feast, minister says BJP for dignity to minorities
Naqvi had announced an iftar party a day after the Congress said it would host a fast-breaking meal on Wednesday.