The Biggest Stories of March 25, 2015
Mar 25, 2015
Thursday March 26, 2015
Government's decision to cancel the bid of Jindal Power Ltd (JPL) for two Chhattisgarh coal mines by annulling the tender process and allotting them to Coal India Ltd (CIL) is "prima facie wrong", Delhi High Court said on Thursday .
India News | Reported by Himanshu Shekhar Mishra, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday March 26, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that his government would try to find a solution within the legal framework on reservations for the Jat community,
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 26, 2015
With more trouble brewing in Yemen and the international airport there being closed, the Kerala government has opened two control rooms - in Delhi and here - for the Indians stranded there, said a state minister.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday March 26, 2015
Thousands of students protesting in Bihar today against the Nitish Kumar government's educational policies clashed with the police, who fired in the air to control the crowd.
Delhi News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Toral Varia Deshpande | Thursday March 26, 2015
The Delhi assembly today adopted a resolution seeking restoration of powers of the state's Anti Corruption Bureau or ACB. In July last year, the Union Home Ministry had issued a notification restricting the scope of investigation by the ACB.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 25, 2015
In a first of its kind, Delhi government is set to introduce "paperless registration" of all types of vehicles in the national capital.
Reuters | Wednesday March 25, 2015
Before this, the transport department had asked the firms to cease operations if they want their radio taxi licence applications to be processed.
India News | Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan (with inputs from PTI) | Tuesday March 24, 2015
New Delhi, March 24 (PTI) After the Supreme Court today struck down Section 66 (A) of the Information Technology Act, which allowed arrests for offensive online content, the Congress acknowledged that the law enacted by its government in 2008 was poo...
India News | Reported by Nidhi Razdan, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday March 24, 2015
India and China have emphasised their commitment to arriving at an early resolution of the border disputes between them. The two Asian giants concluded the 18th round of boundary talks in Delhi today. These were the first such talks that are taking p...
Tuesday March 24, 2015
Yesterday the government had allotted Gare Palma IV/2&3 and Tara coal block to Coal India despite JSPL emerging as the top bidder.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Top leaders of the BJP and RSS met today in New Delhi to discuss the political situation, particularly in the wake of row over the new Land Bill and controversies surrounding the coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir.
India News | Written by Sunetra Choudhury | Monday March 23, 2015
They are the ones who first named Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the Vyapam or Exam Scam - a multi-crore scam that involved government officials accepting bribes for offering government jobs to candidates appearing in competitive exams.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
Voicing concern over the issue of disposal of municipal solid waste in the capital, the National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government to complete the waste-to-energy plant at Ghazipur by June this year.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
Delhi Government will install statues of freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru inside the premises of state Assembly and take steps to include the contribution made by the three martyrs in school curriculum.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
57 fishing boats, which were seized by Pakistani authorities, have been returned to India by the maritime agencies of Pakistan. They will reach the Indian coast on Monday evening.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 21, 2015
The areas under the jurisdiction of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) will be able to get water and electricity at subsidised rates from today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 20, 2015
The Centre today announced 33 per cent reservation for women in police forces of union territories, including Delhi, for posts from constables to sub-inspectors, in a move aimed at making police more gender-sensitive.
Delhi News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra | Friday March 20, 2015
A month after taking charge of Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party or AAP government on Thursday announced a 10 per cent hike in water tariff for households that consume more than 20,000 litres per month. The new rates will be effective from April 1.
NDTV Food | Thursday March 19, 2015
The Delhi High Court has demanded a crackdown on junk food that is sold in schools and within 50 meters of them.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 19, 2015
The level of air pollution in Delhi exceeds the limits prescribed by the World Health Organisation (WHO), government said in Rajya Sabha today.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday March 19, 2015
Thousands of farmers from across the country who are protesting the land bill at Jantar Mantar in the capital today, have vowed they won't move unless the government ordinance is withdrawn.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 18, 2015
The AAP government also plans to hold a one-day "Delhi Wi-Fi conference" to involve stakeholders in the execution of the project.
India News | Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Wednesday March 18, 2015
The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday asked Haryana's Chief Secretary and the state's Director General of Police for reports on the attack on a church in Hisar district on March 15.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday March 18, 2015
The Aam Aadmi Party's political affairs committee or PAC met on Tuesday evening at Arvind Kejriwal's residence in Ghaziabad, a suburb of the national capital, amid hectic activity to control damage from the infighting that has hit the party days afte...