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 Assembly elections: Low turnout so far; 16% voting in Maharashtra, 29.6% in Haryana
17 Views, 15-10-2014, Courtsey News Live

Voting was yet to pick up in Maharashtra and Haryana even after five hours, with the turnout low especially in urban areas.   Only 29.6% votes were cast across Haryana till noon, with Gurgaon, Karnal and Kaithal recording  low voting percentages. The voting percentage marginally improved...Read more

26 Views, 22-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

Manipuri activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, who was this week released from a \'jail hospital\' after 14 years in custody, was re-arrested on Friday and forcibly taken away from the protest site after she continued with her hunger strike against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).    ...Read more

19 Views, 02-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will address the board of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) here on August 9 amid expectations that the central bank will complement government actions by reducing rates to boost growth. "The meeting has been scheduled for August 9 where he would be addressing the b...Read more

PM Modi likely to expand Cabinet next month
21 Views, 02-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to expand his Council of Ministers in the middle of next month, reports claimed on Monday. Modi is expected to induct around a dozen new ministers when the expansion happens after the current session of Parliament comes to an end on August 14. Sources said wh...Read more

UPSC CSAT row: protesters meet Rahul Gandhi
20 Views, 02-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

 With their demand for scrapping the Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT), UPSC aspirants on Monday met Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his intervention in the UPSC row. Yadav seeks chang...Read more

Heavy rains hit road, rail traffic in Mumbai
17 Views, 02-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

:30 am to clear water out of the streets and that the civic body plans to install pumps in more areas if the downpour continues. "There was a high tide in the city until noon and water will now start to recede. Another high tide is expected after 5:30 pm, when waves up to 3.96 metres are likel...Read more