Even as the opposition to the Land Acquisition Bill continues in different quarters, the NDA government is determined to bring to Parliament its amended Bill through a fresh Ordinance.

The Kerala Cabinet accepted the demands of tribes people on Wednesday, paving the way for the settlement of their ‘stand-up’ agitation in front of the Secretariat.

More than 1.5 lakh evacuated in four districts of Andhra Pradesh

Stating that by 2030 India’s population will be the highest in the world and cross 170 crore in 2060, a public interest writ petition has been filed in the Supreme Court for a direction to the Cent

In a rather unusual move, Railway Minister P.K. Bansal on Wednesday announced an across-the-board hike in passenger fares less than two months before presenting the Railway budget. The hike comes into effect from January 21. As a consolation, however, Mr. Bansal said there would be no further fare hike in the budget.

The increase ranges from two paise a km in the basic fare for second class ordinary (suburban) passengers to 10 paise a km for AC chair car and AC first class.

Delhiites will have to pay more for power from this month, particularly in the areas under the BRPL and the BYPL, and this hike is independent of the new tariff structure that is still being worked out.

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission on Wednesday agreed to a “fuel price adjustment surcharge” for the power distribution companies TPDDL, BRPL and BYPL in the range of 4 to 7 per cent, scrapping the 5 per cent provisional surcharge introduced in February.

They captured national attention during their nerve-wracking stand-off with the police barely a fortnight ago over the Orissa State's forcible acquisition of their land for POSCO.

Concerned over the high maternal and infant mortality rate in the country, the Centre on Wednesday launched an ambitious programme to provide free services to pregnant women for deliveries and neo-natal care, if needed, up to a month after birth.

The facility will be available to all women in government health institutions in both rural and urban settings, and is expected to benefit over one cr

Emphasising the need to increase awareness on benefits of solar energy appliances as they provide recurring relief in electricity bills and recover their cost in a few years, Delhi Chief Minister Shei

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) on Thursday announced a 16.6 per cent rise in the net profit at Rs. 2,815 crore in 2007-08.