India issues extreme heatwave warning

April 29, 2022

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that the current spell of heatwave may further intensify over the next five days, with temperatures touching 45 degrees Celsius in some parts of the country. | Read more|

Farm unions discuss Govt proposal, to take call on course of agitation

December 8, 2021

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha, which has been spearheading the farmer protests at the borders of Delhi for more than a year now, said Tuesday it had received a written proposal from the government which was discussed at a meeting of 32 farm unions at the Singhu border protest site. Indicating that most demands had been met, | Read more|

'Dismiss Plea Against Central Vista With Fine': Centre To Supreme Court

October 29, 2021

The Supreme Court has asked a petitioner challenging the Central Vista project - on grounds it will impact a "public recreational" zone - to file an affidavit by November 16. This is in response to the government filing its affidavit today, in which it called the plea "misconceived". The government has also urged the c | Read more|

Hurriyat's Srinagar Office Sees Signboard Vanish Amid Talk Of Ban

August 23, 2021

The Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, the extremist Hurriyat Conference faction led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani, on Sunday removed its signboard at the group's head office at its leader's residence in Srinagar's Hyderpora area. The development came amid indications that both the moderate and hard-line blocs of the separatist entity cou | Read more|

Fresh Negotiations Between Assam, Mizoram After Talks With Amit Shah

August 1, 2021

The boundary dispute with Assam will be resolved amicably through dialogue, Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga said today after a telephonic discussion with Home Minister Amit Shah and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. He has appealed to the people of Mizoram to prevent any possible escalation of the situation. | Read more|

50,000 Personnel, Water Cannons: Delhi Braces For Chakka Jam-Not-To-Be

February 6, 2021

The national capital has fortified itself for a protest that it may not officially witness today. Ten days after unprecedented violence during a farmers' tractor rally marred India's Republic Day celebrations in parts of Delhi, the protesters are set to observe a three-hour chakka jam (road block) across the country, e | Read more|

Supreme Court Holds Judge's Confirmation Over Sex Assault Orders: Sources

January 30, 2021

In a rare instance, the Supreme Court Collegium has withdrawn its recommendation to confirm the permanent status of a Bombay High Court judge who had passed two controversial orders on sexual assaults in the past few days. The decision to not grant permanent status has been based on the possible need for "more exposure | Read more|