Indian Government
Business  /  Published 24.10.21

New rules to ease power sector woes

The ministry of power on Saturday announced new rules to sustain economic viability of the sector, ease financial stress of various stakeholders and ensure timely recovery of costs involved in electri...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.10.21

Govt: Global funds not NGOs' fundamental right

The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that NGOs had no fundamental right to receive foreign donations. The government defended its 2020 amendments to the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act a...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.10.21

'Made in India' a rhetoric: Cong

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday accused the government of doublespeak over the 'Made in India' slogan, which he dubbed as a mere 'jumla' (rhetoric). His remarks came after Fore...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.10.21

Covid milestone: song, movie launched

As the cumulative vaccine doses administered in India surpassed the 100-crore mark, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday launched a song and a film describing the efforts that went behi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.10.21

Contact with Taliban: India

The Taliban on Wednesday night claimed to have engaged with the Indian official attending the Moscow format meeting on Afghanistan, suggesting the two sides had emphasised the need to expand diplomati...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


India  /  Published 21.10.21

New rules for visitors from abroad

India on Wednesday released new guidelines for international travellers entering the country that require all to show they were Covid-19 negative before boarding flights and impose additional restrict...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.10.21

Plea in India against Covid-19 drug patent

An Indian government entity and a patients’ rights group have independently opposed a patent application in India by the US company Merck for molnupiravir, the first oral antiviral agent shown t...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.10.21

Bangla fake clip, echo in Bengal

Bangladesh home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Tuesday said that a group with “vested interests” was circulating fake videos on social media to create communal tension in the country followi...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.10.21

India's Covid jab rate slows down as dose gap trumps output jump

India's vaccination campaign has slowed despite amassing record stockpiles of vaccine, health ministry data showed on Monday, as authorities maintain a wider-than-usual gap between doses in a stra...
By Reuters in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.10.21

Buddha circuit skips Kalinga belt

Odisha, which is rich in Buddhist culture and history, has been excluded from the Centre’s “Buddhist circuit” to boost tourism, prompting a minister in the Narendra Modi government t...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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