"Sometimes even an ant can trouble an elephant," Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said today, targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah, hours after appearing before the CBI in the sting CD case involving him.
China's opposition to India's membership in the elite NSG and its action blocking the UN move to ban JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist are expected to figure prominently during President Pranab Mukherjee's talks with the top Chinese leadership, including President Xi Jinping on Thursday.
In a stern warning to the discoms, Delhi government today said it will not hesitate to consider "cancelling" their licenses if they fail to improve the power situation in the city which has been hit by a spate of outages of late.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has given the charge of Science and Technology Department to separatist-turned-mainstream politician Sajjad Lone, in addition to the other departments that he holds, ending suspense over his resignation submitted on April 5.
A special court today sent a Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) official to jail till June 6 for allegedly issuing FCRA notices arbitrarily to several NGOs for financial gains after CBI submitted that his further custodial interrogation was not required in the case.
The government is in favour of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) as it wants to put an end to "unhealthy" practices of private medical colleges, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said today.
The BJP is furious over what they say is a no-entry rule for the student's body ABVP in colleges in Jammu since March. The party's ministers raised the alleged ban strongly with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, in a meeting of the Jammu and Kashmir cabinet last week.
Jawharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar, who is out on bail in a sedition case in connection with an event on campus, today said finishing his PhD is now more of a "political responsibility" for him rather than an academic one.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will hit the streets of the national capital on May 28 against the AAP dispensation in Delhi and BJP government at the Centre over power cuts and water shortage in the city, Delhi Congress said today.
President Pranab Mukherjee arrived in Guangzhou today on a four-day visit to China that will see significant political and economic push to bilateral ties while irritants like Beijing's opposition to India's membership of NSG and the blocking of UN bid to blacklist JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist will also figure.