NEW DELHI: Amid India-China standoff in Ladakh, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has decided to take up an audit of the Border Road Organisation in its current year plan. The BRO was tasked to complete 61 road projects along the strategically important India-China border at a cost of...
NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday urged the government to listen to defence veterans and allow an independent fact-finding mission to "identify incursion, intrusion and encroachment" by China. He also asked the government to inform the country of the steps taken "to ensure no more Indian territory...
NEW DELHI: Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Friday briefed his American counterpart Mark Esper on the latest developments in the over two-month troop confrontation with China, which has seen India deploy US-origin weapon systems like Apache attack helicopters and M-777 howitzers in eastern Ladakh. Though there was no official...
NEW DELHI: India and China on Friday held a fresh round of diplomatic talks on the border row in eastern Ladakh and reaffirmed to ensure "complete disengagement" of the troops in the region for "full restoration" of peace and tranquility along Line of Actual Control. The ministry of external...
KOHIMA: The Nagaland government has instructed all its employees to self-declare by August 7 whether they have family members or relatives with links to any Naga underground organisation. The queries to the employees were made through an office memorandum issued by Principal Secretary (Home) Abhijit Sinha on July 7....
HYDERABAD: The killing of gangster Vikas Dubey and some of his henchmen in a series of alleged encounters in Uttar Pradesh is reminiscent of a similar incident here in which four people, accused of rape and murder of a veterinary doctor, had met a similar fate in December 2019....
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday sought responses from the Centre and the Assam government on a plea which has questioned the exercise of delimitation of assembly and parliamentary constituencies in the state, saying it is proposed to be conducted on the basis of "stale figures" of Census...
SRINAGAR: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the authorities in Jammu and Kashmir to file an action taken report on alleged dumping of solid municipal waste in the Wullar Lake. Hearing an petition filed by social activist Raja Muzaffar Bhat, the NGT on Wednesday directed the collector of...
MUMBAI: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday said there was no need to shed tears over the killing of gangster Vikas Dubey in an encounter and wondered why the police action was being questioned. Dubey was shot dead by the Uttar Pradesh police on the outskirts of Kanpur...
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre, Kerala government, and 12 other states on a petition seeking directions to ban the use of explosives, etc to ward off wild animals. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Sharad Arvind Bobde, issued...