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Cong says Himachal govt 'not in 'danger' now, but CM mum on stability

The Congress government in Himachal Pradesh is "not in danger" and will complete its five-year term, party sources claimed on Monday and indicated that state minister Vikramaditya Singh had spoken......

Farmers give nationwide 'rail roko' call for March 10

Farmer leaders Sarwan Singh Pandher and Jagjit Singh Dallewal on Sunday gave a call to the farmers across the nation to reach Delhi on March 6 for a protest while they also gave a four-hour 'rail......

Spanish tourist gang-raped in Jharkhand, 3 arrested

A tourist from Spain was allegedly gang-raped in Jharkhand's Dumka district, police said on Saturday. Image only for representation. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters Three persons have been......

SC to hear Gyanvapi mosque's plea over temple suits

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal of the Gyanvapi management committee against an Allahabad high court order which held that lawsuits for "restoration" of a temple, which was......

'High time we bring back paper ballots'

'How come the BJP won even in the Muslim belt? I am 100% sure that the BJP would not win in the Muslim belt.' IMAGE: EVMs being distributed on the eve of the Rajasthan assembly elections.......

AyushMin gets rap for underuse of funds despite rising allocation

Given the gap between budgetary allocation and use, a parliamentary standing committee has asked the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (Ayush) to take steps......

Digital Competition Bill Wants Interoperability

It is being suggested that apps like WhatsApp and Telegram should share their APIs with each other to ensure there is interoperability, just as it exists across e-mail services. IMAGE: Silhouettes......

FinMin rejects plea to double minimum EPS pension

The Union finance ministry has rejected a proposal sent by the labour ministry to double the monthly minimum pension amount to Rs 2,000 under the Employee Pension Scheme (EPS). Illustration: Uttam......

EPFO mulls reinvesting 50% of ETF redemption proceeds in equity market

In a bid to enhance its equity exposure and earn higher returns for its nearly 65 million subscribers, the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is considering reinvesting 50 per cent of......

RBI conducts 4-day VRRR auction as overnight rates fall below repo

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday did a four-day variable rate reverse repo (VRRR) auction to reduce liquidity in the banking system as the overnight money market rates fell below the repo......

Ronaldo criticised for appearing to make obscene gesture

IMAGE: Cristiano Ronaldo’s gesture wasn’t captured on television, but videos were doing the rounds on social media. Photograph: Reuters Cristiano Ronaldo faced a flurry of criticism......

Match-fixing in Indian football: AIFF launches probe

IMAGE: Suspicions of match-fixing came to light in a Delhi league match on Monday when Ahbab FC, who were winning 4-0, conceded two dubious-looking own goals late in the match against Rangers FC.......

Hockey: Hiring mental conditioning coach Harberl was key to India's turnaround

IMAGE: Indian skipper Savita Punia believes hiring Peter Harberl was a masterstroke move. Photograph: Hockey India/X Seeking the services of American psychologist and mental conditioning coach......

Newly-elected WFI body cancels all decisions taken by ad-hoc panel

The newly-elected body of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Thursday cancelled all the decisions taken by the Bhupender Singh Bajwa-led ad-hoc panel, that had recently changed the Olympic......

Asian football: Ronaldo scores in his 1,200th game

IMAGE: Al Nassr's Cristiano Ronaldo moved closer to Peter Shilton who leads the list of male players with most official appearances. Photograph: Ahmed Yosri/Reuters Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated......

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