Research and development budget of crucial institutions downsized

Budget for the country’s three scientific institutions was cut down by Rs 576 crore for the next fiscal year.

02 Feb 2022

More Congress leaders to leave party ahead of assembly elections: Sources

Exit of former union minister and general secretary RPN Singh has again brought focus on growing list of disgruntled Congress leaders, who feel sidelined in the party and look for better prospects.

27 Jan 2022

More trouble for Congress? A few other big guns mull exit from party ahead of state polls

Exit of former union minister and general secretary RPN Singh has again brought focus on the growing list of disgruntled Congress leaders, who feel sidelined and look for better prospects.

27 Jan 2022

After seven years of Namami Gange, now Centre mulls foreign model for river management

This comes when the National Mission for Clean Ganga has repeatedly said that the foreign river cleaning experiences are not suitable for the Ganga programme.

26 Jan 2022

Congress survey says AAP gaining fast in Punjab

The assessment also showed that the AAP was expected to gain in the Malwa region and that would help in the party balancing the party’s performance in the other two regions of Majha and Doaba.

23 Jan 2022

Star rating for faster green clearance to projects in environment ministry’s directive

This is intended as a mode of recognition and encouragement as well as for promoting improvements where needed,” said the ministry. 

20 Jan 2022

Draft amendments in Wild Life Protection Act face flak from experts

The Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill, 2021, was tabled in the Rajya Sabha recently and sent to the parliamentary standing committee.

19 Jan 2022

Steep rate for infra in sanctuaries

The environment ministry has come up with the upward revision of the NPV rates to be realized in lieu of diversion of forest land.

18 Jan 2022

Punjab Congress infighting before the big fight

Sidhu’s attacks on party-led govt and CM Channi are seen as pressure tactic ahead of ticket distribution in state

15 Jan 2022

Assembly polls 2022: Priyanka Gandhi’s UP foray too little, too late?

With recent defections, the party’s strength of legislators has been reduced to three from seven. Key party leaders like Congress MLAs Masood Akhtar and Naresh Saini recently joined the SP and BJP.

13 Jan 2022

Disgruntled leaders, infighting worry Congress ahead of state polls  

Infighting, leadership issues and disgruntled leaders — these are seemingly the most challenging time for the Congress as it observes the 137th foundation day Tuesday.

28 Dec 2021

Not many takers for desi WhatsApp

Sandes has all features similar to WhatsApp messenger and can be used for all kinds of communications by anyone with a mobile number or an email address.

21 Dec 2021

Global Warming: India among nations to experience the largest labour, economic losses

Global warming will cause labour losses most acutely in the tropical nations and are expected to experience the largest population-weighted labour and economic losses.

14 Dec 2021

Mamata declares ‘match’ against BJP in Goa

Taking a cue from the ‘Khela Hobe’ slogan used in West Bengal elections, Mamata said it will be ‘Khel Jatlo’ in Goa.

14 Dec 2021

TMC splurges on publicity to make its presence felt in poll-bound Goa 

The Congress that is seeing a lot of leaders jumping ship is way behind in even matching the TMC’s massive advertising outreach.

13 Dec 2021