Kerala, Assam assembly polls litmus test for Rahul Gandhi before Congress elects own president 

The Assembly elections fought under Congress leader Rahul Gandhi would also have an impact on the presidential elections in the party scheduled to be held after these elections.

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Gujarat municipal election results show beleaguered Congress yet to arrest poll slide

The infighting in the Gujarat Congress has eroded its electoral base with several MLAs crossing over to the BJP since 2017.

24 Feb 2021

Centre bats for long-term green clearance to projects

The proposal comes even as the Environment ministry has claimed to have streamlined the green clearance process to cut down the time for according approvals to projects in various sectors. 

23 Feb 2021

Archive of Covid escape variants now in India

This encompassed a total of 146 unique variants spanning spike protein, ORF1ab and ORF3.

21 Feb 2021

Holy cow! NRIs log in for national online bovine test

The purpose of the exam is to spread awareness about the unexplored potential and business opportunities the cow can offer.

19 Feb 2021

Holy cow! NRIs log in for online bovine test

Nearly one lakh NRIs have registered to take the test while at least 15% overseas applicants include foreign nationals.

19 Feb 2021

Threat of major earthquake over 8.0 magnitude looms over Himalayan arc

Following the gentle tremor in northern India on Friday, it has emerged that the entire Himalayan arc is poised to produce a sequence of great earthquakes over 8.0 magnitude.

14 Feb 2021

Mallikarjun Kharge supersedes Anand Sharma to become LoP in Rajya Sabha

With Kharge, the party has brought in a Gandhi loyalist who will toe the party line and avoid embarrassing situations.

13 Feb 2021

Ministry vs ministry over future of 6 hydel projects

Two ministries at the Centre are banging their heads unable to take a call on the way forward. 

09 Feb 2021

INTERVIEW: Development must factor in impact of climate change, says Dr Anjal Prakash

In an interview to TNIE’s Richa Sharma, Prakash said projects in Himalayan region should be evaluated for strict environmental impacts.

08 Feb 2021

Anand Sharma, Mallikarjun Kharge in race to become Rajya Sabha LoP after Azad's retirement

According to Congress insiders, the party has held discussions and Azad’s successor will be named soon.

29 Jan 2021

Development at cost of nature? Worry over Centre's proposal to treat forests as tradable commodity

Formula suggested in a draft note to panel on revising Net Present Value of forest land used for non-forest purposes

25 Jan 2021

Sparks fly in CWC meet over leadership, but party shifts poll calendar to June

Election to the post of party president will now be held in June, said AICC general secretary K C Venugopal. 

23 Jan 2021

One-fourth of Indian population likely infected by coronavirus: CSIR study

The aggregate seropositivity of 10.14 per cent suggested that more than a  hundred million  Indians were infected by September 2020.

17 Jan 2021

2020 ties with 2016 to be 'warmest year on record' globally, Carbon dioxide emissions on rise globally

The largest annual temperature deviation from the 1981-2010 average was concentrated over the Arctic and northern Siberia, reaching to over 6 degree Celsius above average.

08 Jan 2021