The Chipko movement can essentially be called a women's movement. Women, being solely in charge of cultivation, livestock and children, lost all they had because of floods and landslides, caused due to rise in deforestation in the face of urbanisation.
The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill also notifies the period of maternity leave as part of continuous service and proposes to empower the central government to notify the gratuity ceiling from time to time without amending the law.
While the main agenda of the yatra is to administer a pledge to the people for construction of the Ram temple on the disputed land in Ayodhya, it also seeks to re-establish ‘Ram Rajya’, include Ramayana in school syllabus, declare Thursday as the official weekly off in the place of Sunday and observe ‘National Hindu Day’.
Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan on Friday revealed that he has been suffering from ‘neuroendocrine tumour’.
The Ides of March is prominently known for being the day when Julius Caesar was assassinated – an event which many see as a turning point for the Roman Empire.
A Special CBI court on Wednesday discharged former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanithi Maran in the ‘illegal’ telephone exchange case. Here's what the case is all about.
The International Solar Alliance is the first international treaty-based organisation that enables co-operation among sun-rich countries lying fully or partially between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.
Disease X is a mystery pathogen, that has been added to the WHO's Blueprint priority diseases for the first time this year. Here's what it is.
The Supreme Court, in a landmark judgement on Friday, decided that passive euthanasia will be legally allowed henceforth in India.
For special category status category states, the Centre pays 90 per cent of the funds required in a centrally-sponsored scheme as against 60 per cent in case of normal category states, while the remaining funds are provided by the state governments.
In a state of emergency, a government has the authority to execute certain actions that it's not normally permitted to perform.
The Commission had suggested the use of totaliser first to the UPA government in 2008 and several subsequent demands including a PIL in the Supreme Court in 2014 sought mixing up of votes from different booths.
SSC paper leak: Following the allegations, the Paper I conducted on February 21 was cancelled by the Commission on account of technical issues, to enquire into the leakage of paper.
In the recent assembly election, the BJP tactically grasped the changing political scenario in the state making an alliance with Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT). After decades of left rule, the state, for the first time, will have a BJP government
"Since 2013, we have successfully scripted a unique Karnataka Model of Development based on Inclusion, Innovation & Enterprise. While we have come a long way, we know there is a lot more to do. Our journey now continues towards #NavaKarnataka2025," CM Siddaramaiah said
The body of the iconic actress, who died Saturday evening, was found in a bathtub of room no 2201 in the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel in Dubai.
India's Defence Research and Development Organisation successfully completed the test flight of its Rustom 2 drone at the Aeronautical Test Range. Rustom 2 is part of the Rustom line of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) that includes Rustom-I, Rustom-H and Rustom-C.
The Elephant Parade India, which will be exhibited on the streets of Mumbai, is if As part of a campaign to raise awareness and draw attention to the plight of the endangered Asian elephant whose numbers have fallen by 90 per cent in the last 100 years.
The Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources Dhan (GOBAR-DHAN) scheme was first announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during his budget speech on February 1.
In the 2016 Assembly election in Assam, AIUDF bagged 13 out of 126 seats with a 13 per cent vote share. The party currently holds three seats in Lok Sabha and has no representatives in Rajya Sabha.