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  • UPSC CSAT row: Arvind Verma committee submits report to Centre 5 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Even as protests over the UPSC Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) continue, the Arvind Verma committee, which was setup to study if changes are required report in the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination pattern, has submitted its report to the government. The Narendra Modi government is likely to apprise...
  • Opposition demands judicial probe, PM statement on bugging issue 9 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Opposition led by Congress on Thursday upped the ante against the Government on the bugging issue demanding a judicial probe and a statement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the matter which, they said, has put NDA's credibility at stake. There were sharp exchanges in the Rajya Sabha between...
  • UPSC CSAT row: Aspirants firm, police shift those fasting to hospital Yesterday

    New Delhi: Even as August 24, the date of 2014 Union Public Service Commission Civil Services Preliminary Examination, approaches so is the protest by several aspirants at Mukherjee Nagar in New Delhi against the Civil Service Aptitude Test on Wednesday which is allegedly biased against those from rural and regional...
  • Bugging row: BJP slams Congress for raising 'non-issue' Yesterday

    New Delhi Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday attacked Congress for raking up the matter of alleged bugging of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's residence, terming it as a "non-issue". "Here is a case where Home Minister Rajnath Singh has categorically said that the bugging issue is baseless. I think there...
  • Rajnath meets protesting UPSC civil services aspirants, exam may be postponed 3 days ago

    New Delhi The Narendra Modi government seems to have bowed down to the pressure built up by the protesting Union Public Service Commission Civil Services aspirants as Home Minister Rajanth Singh on Monday said that the Centre will do as much as it can do to resolve the issue. Singh told...
  • Rahul Gandhi promises to look into problems of UPSC aspirants 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi on Monday assured a delegation of Civil Services aspirants that no injustice will be done to them and he will raise their concerns at all appropriate fora. The 21-member delegation of aspirants led by NSUI National President Rohit Chaudhary rpt Chaudhary and General Secretary Mohit Sharma and...
  • Will resolve UPSC exam row in a week: Rajnath Singh 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the UPSC civil services exam issue will be resolved within a week. "UPSC issue will be resolved within a week," he told reporters in New Delhi. Rajnath Singh apprised Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday of the measures being taken to address the...
  • Rajnath Singh briefs Narendra Modi on UPSC row 4 days ago

    New Delhi: In order to resolve the row over Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Home Minister Rajnath Singh met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday in Delhi and briefed him about latest development in the matter. The meeting was also attended by officials from the Prime Minister's Cabinet and UPSC...
  • Force-feeding row: Government says it will respond by tomorrow 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday said it will respond on the issue of Shiv Sena MPs force-feeding a fasting Muslim after ascertaining full facts by Friday. The Congress, Samajwadi Party and Left members raised the issue when Rajya Sabha met for the day saying 24 hours have passed since the...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 16, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Dry weather results in price rise of potatoes July 16, 2014

    Inflation is showing no sign of letting up as tomato prices have shot up in the metros. Deficient rains across the country have led to a fall in production which has squeezed supplies to cities. Tomato prices have touched a high of Rs 60 in many parts of Delhi, hurting...
  • Kanimozhi welcomes Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's statement on the dhoti issue July 16, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Kanimozhi member of the Parliament said that she welcomed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's statement on the dhoti issue. Kanimozhi moved on to say how dhoti was the national dress and such archaic British laws could not be welcomed. ...
  • Snooping row: US promises to deal with it professionally July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The US on Thursday promised to deal "professionally" with India's "concerns" over reported snooping of BJP by American spy agency NSA. "We understand the concerns which has been raised, we will deal with them professionally," US Deputy Secretary of State William J Burns told reporters after meeting Finance Minister...
  • CD row: Kumaraswamy turns emotional in Assembly July 9, 2014

    Bangalore: Turning emotional in Karnataka Assembly over an audio CD on the cash-for-MLC seat controversy involving him, JDS leader and former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy on Wednesday offered to face any probe into the issue and said he was ready to go to jail if he was guilty. Raising the...
  • Watch: Sachin Tendulkar gets a rousing reception while coming out to bat at Lord's July 9, 2014

    Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar got a touching reception while walking out to bat for probably the last time at Lord's as captain of the MCC XI. It was the Lord's bicentenary celebration match between the MCC and Rest of the World XI, and Tendulkar hardly looked rusty before being dismissed by...
  • Former England captain Strauss in Pietersen swearing storm July 6, 2014

    London: Former England captain Andrew Strauss found himself involved in a fresh row regarding Kevin Pietersen after making highly offensive comments about his former Test colleague while broadcasting on Saturday. Sky Sports commentator Strauss, believing he was off the air in a break in play during the Lord's bicentenary match between...
  • Finch's blistering knock takes Tendulkar-led MCC XI to victory July 6, 2014

    Australia's Aaron Finch made a dashing 181 not out as MCC beat the Rest of the World by seven wickets in a one-day match celebrating the bicentenary of Lord's Cricket Ground on Saturday. Set 294 to win, MCC finished on 296 for three with 25 balls to spare. Australia one-day specialist Finch...
  • Live Score: Warne's RoW opt to bat against Sachin's MCC July 5, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The Sachin Tendulkar-led Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) XI are playing the Shane Warne-led Rest of the World XI in a 50-over one-day game to celebrate the bi-centenary of the Home of Cricket - Lord's. Exactly six months and 18 days...
  • Shane Warne lauds 'match-winner' Kevin Pietersen July 4, 2014

    Shane Warne believes Kevin Pietersen will seize the chance to shine when they line up in a star-studded Rest of the World side in the Lord's bicentenary match on Saturday. Warne, widely regarded as cricket's greatest leg-spinner, will captain former Hampshire colleague Pietersen against an equally star-studded MCC team led by...
  • Sachin Tendulkar set to return to the cricket field at Lord's July 4, 2014

    London: Exactly six months and 18 days after he had called time on his illustrious career, Sachin Tendulkar will once again step out in white flannels on the hallowed Lord's turf leading the MCC XI against Shane Warne-led World XI in a bi-centenary celebrations match on Saturday. On his admission, world's...
  • Hindi row: Government issues clarification after uproar by political parties June 20, 2014

    The Ministry of Home Affairs' directive that Hindi be used in all official social media posts has sparked a row. BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's comment showed a dislike towards the English speaking classes. Thus, leading many to believe the focus was somewhere else. There were extensive protests from the...
  • Cauvery row: Karnataka all-party delegation to meet Narendra Modi June 14, 2014

    Bangalore: An all-party delegation from Karnataka would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday to convey the state's opposition to the setting up of Cauvery Management Board as demanded by Tamil Nadu to ensure implementation of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal award. "An all-party delegation will meet the Prime Minister. We have...
  • Anti-Modi Facebook post: Accused responds to Goa Police summons June 14, 2014

    Panaji: Young shipping professional Devu Chodankar who faces arrest for posting a message against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parekar on social networking site Facebook has responded to the summons sent by Goa Police on Monday. The 31-year-old was accompanied by his lawyer, who accused the...
  • Was upset over 'stupid' criticism in Devyani Khobragade case: Preet Bharara June 1, 2014

    New York: The Devyani Khobragade case came up for a discussion at Harvard Law School with India-born US prosecutor Preet Bharara telling the graduating class that the "intense" criticism and accusation hurled at him for charging the Indian diplomat with visa fraud had upset him. Bharara was invited to address students...
  • Qualification row: Madhu Kishwar calls Smriti Irani 'nalayak' May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The allocation of the Human Resources Development Ministry to BJP leader Smriti Irani has not gone down too well with some leaders and activists. A day after the Congress questioned the educational qualifications of Irani, popular activist and BJP sympathiser Madhu Kishwar flayed the young leader for being...
  • Twitter account @PMOIndia to be handed over to new dispensation: PMO May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office which is under severe criticism on Wednesday clarified that the twitter account @PMOIndia has been "secured" by the microblogging company and will be handed over to the new dispensation which will take over next week. It said all internet-based platforms and communications will continue to...
  • DD row: Prasar Bharati should be given more autonomy, says BJP May 3, 2014

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday hit back at the BJP saying that the ministry keeps at an arm's length from Prasar Bharati. The BJP clearly doesn't agree. ...
  • Gujarat: Court orders police to file report over Modi's marital status April 16, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A local court ordered the city police on Thursday to submit a report explaining the status of an application against BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on the charge of hiding facts under oath. "Submit a report before the court within three weeks on the status of the investigation of...
  • What Sanjaya Baru told CNN-IBN about his book 'The Accidental Prime Minister' April 14, 2014

    Live Blog: Sanjaya Baru on books row ...