Attributing power shortages to faulty coal block allocation policies of the United Progressive Alliance or UPA government, Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said the Modi government will pursue a three-pronged strategy to enhance generation to ensure 24x7 supply.
Four militants were killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in Keran sector near the Line of Control in Kashmir as they were trying to cross over to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), a defence spokesman said today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wife Jashodaben visited a temple in Vadgam taluka of Banaskantha district today and said that she prayed for her husband's long life as well as success.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, today, sought early execution of four-laning of the Parwanoo-Shimla and Ner Chowk-Manali highways being constructed by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) in the state.
Malin, just a 140-kilometre drive from Pune, is a village in grief with very few left to mourn. Two days ago, several houses were buried after torrential rains were followed by a mega landslide. 60 people have died, many others are injured.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pushed for shifting to self-certification of documents and pitched for minimum use of affidavits.
The BJP and the Congress have both issued three-line whips for their members to be present in the Rajya Sabha on Monday, when the Narendra Modi government plans to introduce its first big reform, the Insurance Bill.
With neighbourhood being the priority of his foreign policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Nepal on Sunday on a two-day visit during which the two countries are expected to sign agreements in sectors like power and India may announce economic aid.
The Bihar Legislative Assembly was today adjourned sine die after over a month-long stormy budget session which was marred by frequent confrontations between the ruling JD(U) and the opposition BJP lawmakers over a host of issues.
Chief Justice of India (CJI) RM Lodha today expressed concern over the direction taken by the criminal justice system in the country and asked the central government to create additional fast track courts so that pending trials could be carried out faster.
Sri Lanka has offered an unqualified apology to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa over a controversial article and depiction of the two leaders on an official website.
The National Human Rights Commission today issued notice to the Delhi government over reports of medical negligence leading to a child's birth outside a government hospital.
Maharashtra's 36th district Palghar was carved out of India's most populous district Thane today.
A double-decker train will ply between the state capital of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow and New Delhi from September this year after trial runs are held in August, an official said today.
India's tough diplomacy blocked a landmark world trade treaty late on Thursday, despite last-ditch talks to rescue what would have been the first global trade reform since the creation of the World Trade Organization 19 years ago.