Lok Sabha today approved an amendment to the Lokpal Act to allow extension to 50 lakh central government employees and NGOs receiving government funds in the deadline for filing asset declaration beyond July 31.
India today said it is exploring "ways and means for obtaining a satisfactory resolution" to the Kohinoor issue with Britain, a day after the UK government claimed no legal ground exists for New Delhi to take back the famed diamond.
India will appeal against the verdict of the Hague tribunal in Antrix-Devas deal case, in which the international court had declared the annulling of the contract as "unfair" and "inequitable" and asked it to pay huge amount as compensation.
Magistrates cannot ask the police to investigate a private criminal defamation complaint as it is the complainant who needs to prove the case, the Supreme Court today said while prima facie finding fault with a lower court order asking Maharashtra cops to probe the defamation case against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken to Britain's new Prime Minister Theresa May congratulating her on her assumption of office and discussed with her "stronger and closer" bilateral ties, including in trade and defence.
International human rights organisation Amnesty International has appealed to the Manipur government to drop charges against activist Irom Chanu Sharmila before she ends her 16-year-old fast on August 9.
CBI is facing a severe staff crunch with over 20 per cent vacancies in the crucial executive cadre, mostly investigation officers, while nearly 1,300 cases are pending with it, Lok Sabha was informed today.
As many as 22 primary school children today escaped with minor injuries as an alert driver of the van which they were travelling in drove the vehicle into a heap of sand to avoid plunging into a 500-feet deep gorge.
About 60 per cent population of the country will live in cities by 2050 as India's rate of urbanisation is "dramatic", Minister of State for Urban Development Rao Inderjit Singh said in Lok Sabha today.