Demanding permanent employment, many contractual guest teachers, today, protested outside the residence of Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who also holds the education portfolio, and blocked his car before police detained them.
Three persons including a government official, were today taken into custody for allegedly taking bribe by the Anti-Corruption-Branch (ACB), the first arrests related to any complaint made on the newly launched anti-graft helpline in Delhi.
As part of honouring Infosys Chief Mentor NR Narayana Murthy, his former colleague Kris Gopalakrishnan today set up a distinguished Chair at IIT, Madras, for undertaking Computation Brain Research by eminent professors there.
The bicentennial celebrations of the prestigious Presidency University - founded in 1817 as Hindu College - will be a national and international event, with seminars in Indian cities, Britain and the US, officials said.
Elections to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation - billed by many as the semi-final ahead of the assembly elections in West Bengal next year - ended today amid reports of sporadic violence, which the Opposition claimed were carried out by Trinamool Congress.
With a host of activities including theme quizzes, walks in the Old Walled City and fort areas and workshops and lectures on restoration, Delhi today marked the World Heritage Day with much enthusiasm.
US Ambassador to India Richard Verma visited Startup Village - the country's first Public Private Partnership technology business incubator jointly promoted by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, Technopark and MobME Wireless.
President Pranab Mukherjee, today, said that elected representatives would have strong desire to go for populism which might affect individual rights and the duty of the judiciary is to show red flag to any infringement of fundamental rights of a citizen.
A dance show by women performers was organised in Patti sub-jail located near the Indo-Pakistan border in Tarn Taran district of Punjab on the occasion of Baisakhi festival in violation of jail norms, a senior official said on Friday.
Written by Maya Sharma | Saturday April 18, 2015, Bengaluru
Authorities in Bengaluru have begun a 10-day demolition drive to recover land allegedly encroached from the bed of the Puttenahalli Lake in the southern part of the city. The drive follows demolition notices that had been issued to a number of homes and apartment complexes in the area a month ago.
The Maharashtra government has decided to link all ration shops in Mumbai and suburban Thane district with a biometric system by November with a view to check irregularities in the public distribution system (PDS).