The Left alliance’s Party Unification Coordination Committee is likely to form two joint task forces on January 9, to work on the unified party’s structure and political ideology, according to The Himalayan Times.
Amid growing criticism against the Central Government and authorities of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on its move to file FIR against The Tribune journalist, Union Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said the Government is committed to freedom of press.
Calling the registration of a cheating case against The Tribune, its Jalandhar-based reporter Rachna Khaira, and others as a direct attack on the freedom of the press, members of the Chandigarh Press Club and others from the media fraternity carried out a protest in the city on Monday.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on January 7, said that no body could stop legal business of beef.
A Special CBI court on January 6, awarded three and a half years of imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs five lakh on former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad in a case related to the fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.4 crore from the Deoghar treasury.The court of special CBI judge Shivpal Singh announced the punishment to Yadav under Sections 120B (criminal conspiracy) 420 (cheating, dishonestly),
The United States and South Korea completed the first round of talks on reviewing a bilateral trade deal on January 5, with Washington saying there was "much work to do" to reach a new agreement.
The publication of the first draft of National Register of Citizens in Assam figured prominently in the Lok Sabha on January 14, with Trinamool Congress members alleging that the entire exercise was being carried out as part of a "conspiracy" to drive out Bengalis from the state.
In an effort to strengthen Navy and Indian Air Force (IAF), Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on January 2, cleared two procurement proposals worth of Rs 1714 crore.
The Opposition attacked the BJP governments both in the state and at the Centre, saying that they had failed to control the situation in Maharashtra.
The Triple Talaq Bill introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 28, proposes a law that renders 'void and illegal' any pronouncement of instantaneous talaq by a person either by ‘’spoken words or in electronic form’’, which includes phone call, SMS and e-mail.
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) today successfully test fired indigenously developed an Advanced Area Defence (AAD) interceptor missile from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast.
The first trilateral China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Minister’s dialogue is being held in the Capital of China which will discuss development, connectivity, security and counter-terrorism.