Richa Sharma

Who cut Sonia Gandhi out of President’s speech?

Interestingly, the booklet of Mukherjee’s speech circulated to MPs in the Central Hall of Parliament nowhere mentions the Congress president name.

25 Jul 2017

Shivraj-Uma link fails before river interlinking

The water resources ministry, which was set to launch of the country’s first river interlinking project Ken-Betwa by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the last week of June, was

23 Jul 2017

Girl child’s fate lingers in Centre vs Delhi battle

Lack of clarity on the NDA government’s flagship scheme Beti Bachao Beti Padhao to save the girl child have led to a battle between the Centre and the Delhi government.

23 Jul 2017

Centre pushes for male sterilisation

For the first time since Adam bit into Eve’s apple, men will have to share the burden of family planning in India.

16 Jul 2017

Centre wakes to overhaul green laws after three years

Sources explained that the environment ministry has been under the scanner for its inability to bring changes in the environmental policies even after three years since the government came in.

16 Jul 2017

Women health cards to ensure free cancer screenings

Once cleared, the health ministry will have to prepare an implementing strategy to roll out aadhar linked health cards for women.

13 Jul 2017

Centre assures help to Sikkim as Gorkhaland protest continues

There have also been reports of Sikkim-bound taxis, buses and private vehicles being targeted by anti-social elements in Siliguri.

09 Jul 2017

Desh ki mitti may get dearer now

PMO & Niti Aayog to decide on levying access fee for use of natural resources in the next few months

09 Jul 2017

Minority schools face rights hurdle

New NCPCR report recommends a rThe country’s top child rights body has recommended to the Centre that there is a need to assess and review special exemptions provided to minority educational instituti

03 Jul 2017

Off track: Railways derails its own safety bogie

An internal analysis has exposed the Indian Railways’ claims of focus on passenger safety and accident reduction.

02 Jul 2017

Minority schools face rights hurdle

National body wants the Centre to assess special exemptions provided to such institutions under RTE

02 Jul 2017

67 tigers die in six months in India, government does not know why

The data for the first six months shows that 58 bodies were recovered but in nine cases only body parts were seized by the authorities.

26 Jun 2017

Scientists’ exodus hits Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

As many as 85 scientists have left the country’s top nuclear research facility in the last five years, according to an RTI reply.

25 Jun 2017

Space drain

300 young scientists fled ISRO in less than 5 years

25 Jun 2017

Dam Safety bill in Cabinet soon

Water ministry is set to move the bill to control and manage over 5000 dams in the country even as issues raised by TN government remain unresolved.

22 Jun 2017