Current Affairs

Ordinance to clear path for holding jallikattu in TN

Sat 21 Jan 2017

Centre gives nod for draft of proposal submitted by State; ordinancelikely to be promulgated soon


Centre allows teenage girl access to life-saving TB drug

Sat 21 Jan 2017

She will get a full course of Bedaquiline from KEM Hospital in Mumbai


Legal experts divided on SC holding order

Sat 21 Jan 2017

In solidarity:Delhi University Tamil Students Forum stages a protest in support of jallikattu, in New Delhi on Friday— Photo: Sushil Kumar VermaSushil Kumar Verma  


‘Not all information can be disclosed under RTI Act’

Sat 21 Jan 2017

Pinarayi Vijayan  


India steps up submarine induction as Chinese presence grows in region

Sat 21 Jan 2017

The Indian Navy expects to induct two Scorpene diesel-electric submarines into service this year and launch a third submarine into water even as officials acknowledged the growing Chinese maritime pre


New partnership to protect ocean resources

Sat 21 Jan 2017

The World Economic Forum and the the Marine Science Institute of University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), have announced a partnership to improve the health of the world’s oceans and maritime r


Why public land for places of worship, asks SC

Sat 21 Jan 2017

Is it justified for a secular government to part with acres of public land for construction of religious places of worship?


Delhi Police chief Verma named new CBI Director

Fri 20 Jan 2017

The Centre on Thursday appointed Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma as the new Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation, a decision that was immediately criticised by the leader of the


Posting details of child victims on Facebook an offence: HC

Fri 20 Jan 2017

Holding that the details of the child victims should not be exposed, the Kerala High Court has observed that the publication of the details of child victims even on Facebook would attract the offence


EC seeks more details on budget presentation

Fri 20 Jan 2017

Opposition has demanded that Budget be postponed in view of Assembly elections in five States