BSF’s Tej Bahadur Yadav who voiced complaints about food on social media

Half the food served to forces unsafe

The CAG report says poor supply chain of rations led to low level of troop satisfaction regarding the quantity, quality and the taste.

Not a single good air day in two years

Environment ministry data shows that the capital did not witness even one good air quality day in the last two years.

Anaida Parvaneh

When Persian Panacea takes over

In a pop-up at SodaBottleOpenerWala, dishes infused with authentic ingredients from Iran have been passionately integrated.

Modern moves set mood

Eyes shut but mind awakens. Breathing slows down but heart throbs. Music leaves a mystical, magical, almost mysterious blueprint on Dr Goel’s conscience.

Musing over an old musical order 

Nobody rocked and rolled it quite as well as Led Zeppelin in the 60’s, erasing old rules and writing new ones audaciously.

(From left) M Venkaiah Naidu, Nitin Gadkari and Rajnath Singh

Dropped BJP councillors rebel, plan new party  

Upset over being denied tickets, 80 sitting councillors meet senior leaders and apprise them of their concern.

The plant set up outside chemistry lab at Dayal Singh College

DU college turns eco-friendly with effluent treatment unit

In a first, Delhi University-affiliated Dayal Singh College has set up an effluent treatment plant model at its chemistry laboratory.

An evolved sports culture will prompt rural youth to participate in popular sports. This in turn will encourage them to achieve excellence and adopt a healthy life style. Vijay Goel, Union Sports Minister

Delhi government in no mood for games

Centre’s plan to promote sports on city outskirts fails to take off as AAP denies permission to use their stadiums.

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee (File|PTI)

Didi on back foot after High court stings her on Narada

Scandal after scandal is tarnishing Mamata Banerjee’s image in West Bengal as BJP gains ground.

PM Modi gives cashless charge to party MPs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to pass on the baton of promoting digital money from bureaucrats to party MPs.

BJP may take middle path on loan waiver to pacify Sena

The Maha government may announce a complete crop loan waiver just ahead of the sowing season if it decides to go in for a mid-term poll.

Image for representational purpose (Albin Mathew | EPS)

India 'water-stressed' country, PMO told that water wars are nigh

With demand outstripping supply of water, the PM’s Office is waking up to the possibility of water scarcity triggering social unrest.

Firing UP meat of the matter

Never in the past a promise made in a poll manifesto had such a wide ramification within hours of elections results.

Nitish Kumar and Lalu Yadav | (File/PTI)

JD(U) tries tit-for-tat taming tact with RJD

The love-hate relationship between RJD and JD(U), Bihar’s two main ruling allies, maybe heading for a decisive phase.

Unfair train fares push passengers skyward

An analysis by Railways has found that basic facilities provided to passengers travelling by premium trains are below par.

CRPF ties up with Oyo to de-stress soldiers 

CRPF has tied up with Oyo hotels for providing lodging facilities to jawans and officers for vacations and official assignments.

Chhattisgarh sits on plan to counter sickle cell disorder

It took Chhattisgarh 13 years to declare a dedicated institute as effective measures against the sickle cell anaemia.

Farmers’ real income fails to sprout

According to a finding, 53 per cent farmers would be below poverty line if they are only dependent on farm income.

Illegal phone exchanges in 15 states aiding Pak spying in India

Fifteen states could be aiding Pakistan’s ISI in funding its spying operations in India, investigations by the MP police ATS have revealed.

Health ministry rolls out daily dose campaign to tackle TB

Facing an increasing spread of drug-resistant TB, the Ministry is replacing current TB control programme with a Daily Dose campaign.

YSRC President YS Jaganmohan Reddy with his mother Vijaya Lakshmi

Left to lament a lost paradise

Party’s failure to protect 40-year-old home turf in MLC polls is a sign of things to come for Jaganmohan Reddy.

A do or die act for warring factions

While AIADMK’s breakaway groups scramble for a by-poll win, opponents are leaving no stone unturned to take advantage of the situation.

Children of a lesser block

Discussion about the digital manifestation of rape is minimal while number of rape and child pornographic videos shared online is rising.

CBI to hold further probe against DIMTS

A joint venture of Delhi govt and a private firm, DIMTS had got the contract to operate 94 parking lots of the NDMC in 2013.

Sikh Women in UK face violence: survey

British Sikh Report-2017 tabled in the UK Parliament states that violence against Sikh women are rampant in the country.

Bullet-proof buses for CRPF troops in Kashmir valley

The Central Reserve Police Force will get bullet-proof buses for troops in terror-hit Jammu and Kashmir.

Shekhar yadav

Let there be light behind PMO

Lutyens’ Delhi, home to ministers and bureaucrats, has 74 streets lacking proper light and South West Delhi has topped the list with 804 such spots in the area.

Centre gets tough with  states on court spendings

The Ministry of Law and Justice has asked all 24 HCs to produce fund utilisation certificates for sanctioned work before seeking more funds for future projects.

Reviving a script and trying to decode manuscripts

Over a thousand languages are teetering on the brink of extinction, and we may lose more than just words if we allow them to die.

Anti-graft cops wait for Godot to book babus

Delay in prosecution sanction against IAS and IPS officers holds up 98 cases; Tainted officials set to go scot-free unless state, Central governments act.

Dying art gets fresh lease of life

For centuries, mankind has saved art, books, and other medium of expression from war, invasion and natural disasters.

Toilets made in houses encouraging people to quit open defecation and helping the village to work on PM's 'Swatchch Bharat Abhiyan'. | EPS

Delhi gets dirtier as politics get dirty

Celebrations over the 100 open-defecation districts in the country aren't over yet, but areas under North Delhi MC do not have even one clean public toilet.

With trees vanishing, birds are forced to nest in Metro stations

Birds find home at Bengaluru metro stations

With vanishing tree cover and wetlands, birds in Bengaluru have started adapting to survive in the elevated sections of the Metro rail network.

File Image of Delhi University.

Delhi University canteens lack licences

The canteens serving food to students and faculties at the prestigious Delhi University colleges and departments run without licence.

Pornography is one of the most lucrative business in the country. ENS

Regulate pornography, don’t obliterate it

A child is a human being below the age of majority; pornography depicts sex for sexual arousal, the depiction can be cruel, perverse and inhuman.