Public interest litigation (PIL) cannot be used as a "weapon to challenge financial or economic decisions", the RBI has told the Delhi High Court opposing a plea against the surcharge on credit and debit card transactions.
It took nearly two decades for a final outcome in a case of murder over plucking of tamarind in Karnataka with the Supreme Court awarding life imprisonment to two men.
Families of two brothers had been quarreling "every now and then" over property and plucking of tamarind that led to the murder of the elder sibling's son in 1998.
Distribution of solar charkhas and looms and training of women were among the initiatives taken by the Khadi commission to create job opportunities in the Prime Minister's adopted villages in Varanasi.
The Bundi district medical department has contradicted the data provided by the Rajasthan mining department on deaths from silicosis and claimed that 20 persons died from the disease in the district in the last three years.
The Centre should immediately talk to US President Donald Trump to stop growing number of alleged hate crime incidents against the Indian community in that country, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said today.
A class tenth student from Tamil Nadu has developed a new technique that can non-invasively detect the risk of a 'silent heart attack', an advance that may save many lives in rural areas.
Akash Manoj is staying in Rashtrapati Bhavan as a guest of President Pranab Mukherjee under "Innovation Scholars In-Residence Programme".
BJP UP chief Keshav Prasad Maurya today attacked Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, saying that if he cannot get his "favourite" minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati arrested in the rape case, he should at least sack him.
Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik today shot off a letter to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, seeking clarification on whether he "justifies" retaining the tainted minister Gayatri Prajapati in his cabinet.
A group of citizens today staged a demonstration here demanding that government come out with an alternative plan to decongest the road that connects the city with its international airport and surrounding areas, following its decision to scrap a steel flyover project
Rich tributes were paid to Biju Patnaik on his birth anniversary today, while the ruling BJD in Odisha used the day to slam the Centre for halting welfare schemes ignoring the interests of tribals and poor.
Railways will preserve a portion of the 19th century-era Jubilee Bridge over the Hooghly river in a specially-designed open air museum, in what is billed as a first-of-its-kind conservation exercise in the country.
Casting her vote after 24 years, the Iron Lady of Manipur and PRAJA (Peoples` Resurgence and Justice Alliance) chief, Irom Chanu Sharmila, on Saturday, expressed confidence about winning the Manipur assembly election.
In a bid to check pilferage in the public distribution system, Koraput district administration has installed Aadhaar cards-linked electronic point of sale (e-POS) machines in five urban areas. These are slated to start functioning from Monday, Officials said.