Everything you need to know about Shastri Bhawan: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Shastri Bhawan: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Shish Ram Ola, who today took over as the Union Minister of Labour and Employment at the Shram Shakti Bhawan here, said his effort would be to impart skill development with avenues of employment and give thrust to tackle the child labour issues.
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Oscar Fernandes on Tuesday assumed charge as the Road Transport and Highways Minister.
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Parts of north India, including Delhi, received heavy showers Saturday as the southwest monsoon advanced further into central and northern India, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
Raipur, June 12 (IANS) Former union minister and Congress leader V.C. Shukla, who died of wounds he suffered during the May 25 Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh, was cremated with full state honours Wednesday at his farmhouse here.
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Enhance India's prestige and honour in foreign countries through dedicated service, President Pranab Mukherjee told a group of 34 Indian Foreign Service (IFS) probationers who called on him at Rashtrapati Bhawan Wednesday.
Raipur, June 11 (IANS) Congress leader V.C. Shukla, who succumbed to wounds he suffered during the May 25 Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh, had built the place where he will be cremated Wednesday evening.
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) A man and his teenaged daughter died from burn injuries after a cooking gas cylinder exploded in their house, police said Tuesday. His son was injured and is battling for life.
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has said that students of Delhi University are competent enough to grab the best opportunities anywhere. Eminent personalities have been associated with Delhi University.
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of 'Nirbhaya Bhawan', the permanent headquarters of National Commission for Women, at a function here at Vigyan Bhawan.
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): Passengers travelling on a Delhi Metro train were evacuated this morning after a train stopped on the track between the Central Secretariat station and Udyog Bhawan following some technical snag.
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS)) Hundreds of travellers on Delhi Metro's Jahangirpuri-HUDA City Centre line had a harrowing experience after a train got stuck in a tunnel during rush hour Tuesday morning. All the commuters on the train have been safely evacuated, an official said.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) A minor fire on the fourth floor of HUDCO Bhawan, a multi-storeyed building at India Habitat Centre, here Monday afternoon left a man injured, a fire official said.
Panaji, June 7 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Vice President Smriti Irani on Friday said that the Parliamentary Board of the party would take a final decision on whether Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi would head the party's poll panel.
New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully will undertake a one-day visit of India on Tuesday.
New Delhi/Panaji/Lucknow, May 27 (IANS) Former India captain Ravi Shastri and BCCI treasurer Ajay Shirke are expected to be part of the three-member commission set up to investigate Chennai Super Kings chief Gurunath Meiyappan's alleged role in the sensational spot-fixing scandal which unravelled during the Indian Premier League (IPL). Monday saw six bookies being arrested in Goa and eight in Lucknow for running bets on Sunday's IPL final.
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Former India captain Ravi Shastri and board treasurer Ajay Shirke are likely to be among the three-member commission set up by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to investigate Chennai Super Kings chief executive Gurunath Meiyappan's alleged involvement in the spot-fixing scandal in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Kolkata, May 27 (ANI): A verbally aggressive Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N.Srinivasan on Monday directly accused the media of hounding him in connection with his resignation and the Indian Premier League spot fixing scandal.
Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Indian cricket board president N. Srinivasan, facing calls for his ouster in the wake of the arrest of his son-in-law and Chennai Super Kings chief executive officer Gurunath Meiyappan in the spot fixing scandal, was booed by the crowd at the Eden Gardens after the Indian Premier League final Sunday.
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Under-fire Indian cricket board president N. Srinivasan Sunday again ruled out his resignation and announced that a commission will be set up to probe Chennai Super Kings chief executive and his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan's role in the spot fixing scandal, and said he will not have any role to play in its selection or work.
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N. Srinivasan Sunday said an independent commission will be set up to probe Chennai Super Kings chief executive -- and his son-in-law -- Gurunath Meiyappan's role in the spot fixing scandal, and asserted that he will not have any role to play in its selection or work.
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit laid the foundation stone for renovation of DTC Bus Terminal at Mehrauli. Delhi Assembly Speaker Dr. Yoganand Shastri, Transport Minister Ramakant Goswami,
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that a special investigation team (SIT) should be formulated to probe the spot-fixing accusations, currently gripping the money-spinning cricket league.
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): Shashikant Sharma was today sworn-in as the new Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA), , completed the fourth year of its second term in power on Wednesday and the government said that it had ushered in several important decisions, while the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rubbished the former's performance.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): India has assured its full support to Afghanistan in the critical period of transition, development and nation-building.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A 40-year-old Delhi Traffic Police constable was killed by a speeding truck here Tuesday morning, police said. The errant truck driver was arrested.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Stressing on the need for increased people-to-people interaction between India and China, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday declared 2014 as the year of exchanges between the two nations to boost understanding and friendship.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Tibetan organisations are staging protests in different parts of Delhi against the three-day state visit to India of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, who is on a three-day state visit to India, on Monday said that global prosperity would not be possible without the simultaneous development of China and India.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, who is on a three-day state visit to India, was given a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here this morning.
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Agents of all players will now need to be accredited to the Indian cricket board while an anti-corruption official of the board will be assigned to each Indian Premier League (IPL) team, board president N. Srinivasan announced here Sunday.
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) All cricketers' agents will now need to be accredited to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) while an anti-corruption official of the board will be assigned to each Indian Premier League (IPL) team, BCCI president N. Srinivasan announced here Sunday in the wake of the spot-fixing scandal.
Kohima, May 15 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has called upon the youth to eschew violence, saying that peace and security are essential for development.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will inaugurate the first session of national platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) at the Vigyan Bhawan here on May 13.
Bhubaneswar, May 10 (IANS) More than 17,000 retail and wholesale druggist's and chemist's shops remained closed in Odisha Friday in support of the day-long all-India strike called by their colleagues, an official said.
Dubai/London, May 6 (ANI): The International Cricket Council today announced that the annual ICC Cricket Committee meeting will take place in London on May 28 and 29.
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Coming out in defence of embattled Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and Law Minister Ashwani Kumar, the Congress Sunday said no action will be taken against them immediately, even as opposition continued to press for their ouster.
Bangalore, April 29 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi late Sunday challenged Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on why one man (guy) cannot set everything right and offered to show to do it.
New Delhi, Apr. 26 (ANI): A group of 171 officers trainees attending the IAS professional course Phase -I for the 2012 Batch at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie, called on President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Friday.
New Delhi, April 25 (ANI): A single bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday took strong exception to an assistant commissioner of police slapping a young girl during a recent protest against the rape of a minorin the national capital.
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) A Delhi Police constable reportedly shot a 25-year-old man with his service pistol in a residential flat in a police station complex here, an officer said Sunday. The policeman has been arrested.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A 55-year-old CISF sub-inspector was killed and three other personnel were injured here Friday when a speeding DTC bus ran over them, police said.
New Delhi, April 4 (ANI): A group of 34 state civil service offficers promoted to the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and undergoing the 113th induction training programme at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie, called on President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Over a hundred students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Wednesday demonstrated here to protest the death of a student activist in Kolkata.
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Police are probing the death of a 51-year-old hotel employee during treatment at a private hospital here Saturday after the victim's family blamed it on attending doctors' carelessness, an official said.
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday presented a silver trumpet and banner to the President's Bodyguard, the oldest regiment of the Indian Army.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Hunger, genetically modified organism, food security and agrarian crisis were among the issues discussed by experts and activists here in the capital.
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi was given a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here this morning.
New Delhi, Mar. 18 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday stressed on the importance of sustainable, "green" tourism, and called upon host communities to be more conscious and proactive with regard to tourist destinations in their respective areas.
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Actor Siddharth Vasudev has made an entry in a negative role in the ongoing daily soap "Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon" and hopes to attract the audience's hate.
Agra/Mathura March 13 (IANS) The march to secure release of water from Hathinikund in Haryana to flush the Yamuna river appears deadlocked. The central government has categorically told activists this would not be possible.
New Delhi, Mar. 10 (ANI): The Minister of Amiri Dewan Affairs of the State of Kuwait, Shaikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, is paying a three-day visit to India beginning today.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) After announcing India's all women public bank, the central government Friday started an all women post office here on the occasion of the International Women`s Day.
Chennai, Mar. 8 (ANI): Urging the society to put an end to gender specific crimes, thousands of students celebrated International Women's Day here on Friday under the banner of the global One Billion Rising campaign.
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Seventeen people sustained burns and around 150 huts were gutted in a major fire that engulfed a slum near Bandra station here, officials said Thursday.
Mumbai, Mar 7 (ANI): A major fire broke out in a slum area of Shastri Nagar locality adjoining Mumbai's posh suburb Bandra and gutted more than a hundred dwellings on Thursday.
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Eight people sustained burn injuries and around 100 huts were reduced to ashes in a major fire that engulfed a slum near Bandra station in west Mumbai, officials said Thursday.
Sydney, Mar 6 (ANI): Former Indian batsman and renown television commentator Ravi Shastri has branded Australian batsmen as sitting ducks following yet another batting capitulation during the second Test match in Hyderabad.
Sydney, Mar 4 (ANI): Australian media alongside former players have left no stones unturned in blasting team's think tank's high-risk selections and ill-conceived strategies during their ongoing Test series against India.
Sydney, Mar 4 (ANI): Indian Test batting great Rahul Dravid has claimed Australia's decision to drop off spinner Nathan Lyon was a tactical blunder as the touring bowlers struggled against the hosts on the second day of the Hyderabad Test.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Depressed over being accused in his brother's mysterious death, a 40-year-old man committed suicide by hanging himself in a government hospital here, police said Thursday.
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Three fire service officials received burn injuries while attempting to douse a blaze at a shop here Wednesday, an official said.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A batsman who made a name for himself while playing in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, V.V.S. Laxman will be now seen in a new role of a commentator for the upcoming India vs Australia series.
Shimla, Feb 18 (IANS) A phone-tapping case in Himachal Pradesh has set alarms bells ringing for former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, who is being seen as involved in the controversy.
Sydney, Feb 18 (ANI): Former Indian captain Ravi Shastri has said that cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar is set to prove his genius in one last series against Australia, to lead India to win the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande, who is on a two-day state visit to India, was given a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here this morning.
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram will meet state finance ministers Thursday to discuss the rollout plan for the proposed goods and services tax (GST) regime, a finance ministry official said.
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) YRF Television came out with an interesting bouquet of shows on the small screen and "Rishta.com" was one of them. Shruti Seth, who played the female lead in the serial, says that despite being well-conceptualised, it didn't get the kind of TRPs they were hoping for.
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will be meeting governors of all states at a conference here next week, a statement from Rashtrapati Bhawan said Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India is an important ally of Norway on environment and related issues, says the country's Indian-born Deputy Minister for International Development Arvinn E. Gadgil.
Rohtak (Haryana), Jan 30 (IANS) A recently-retired police officer was gunned down in Haryana Wednesday by three unidentified car-borne assailants, an official said.
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) India Saturday showcased its military might and rich cultural diversity in a seamless blend of the ancient and the modern at its annual Republic Day parade with Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk as the chief guest.
Sydney, Jan.20 (ANI): Former England captain Tony Greig who died of a stroke in Sydney, was given a touching farewell with a lot of laughter, few broad-brimmed hats, and a emotional tribute by his wife, at the Sydney Cricket Ground stadium.
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Tuesday got a national award for its achievement in increasing production and productivity of wheat.
New Delhi, Jan. 11 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee today led the nation in paying tribute to late Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 47th death anniversary.
New Delhi, Jan. 9 (ANI): In order to facilitate the general public to witness the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath and Beating Retreat Ceremony at Vijay Chowk, the sale of tickets has commenced.
New Delhi, Jan. 8 (ANI): The Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam, Vu Van Ninh, will arrive on a three-day visit to India on Tuesday evening, during which he will hold discussions will several leaders, including External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, to bolster cooperation between the two sides.
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) A host of former India and Pakistan players, including the legendary Sunil Gavaskar and Intikhab Alam, were Thursday feted by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) during the ODI between the two teams at the Eden Gardens to celebrate the silver jubilee of the ground staging its first ever ODI.
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday marched to Rajghat at the head of "a peace rally" in memory of the woman who was brutally gang-raped and died Dec 29.
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Furious at his offer of marriage being rejected, a man stabbed his 20-year-old former girlfriend to death Monday near a bustling market here, police said. The jilted lover has been arrested.
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) A woman, appearing to be in her late 20s, jumped off a flyover here Thursday evening after failing in the civil services exam and was admitted to hospital in a critical condition, police said.
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) A woman, appearing in her late 20s, jumped off a flyover near Akshardham temple Thursday evening and is in a critical condition, police said.
New Delhi, Dec. 24 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee rejected the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demand to convene an emergency Parliament Session and an all-party meet in the wake of countrywide protests against the Delhi gang rape incident.
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Actor Gaurav Chopraa, who has been very open about his relationships, says he wants his partner to be intelligent.
Aam Aadmi Party member and noted psephologist Yogendra Yadav has said that the latest movement on the India Gate against the Delhi gang rape is enough to indicate that today the youth have been awakens
New Delhi, Dec. 23 (ANI): Delhi Police fired water canons to disperse hundreds of protestors, mostly students, who had gathered on Sunday morning to vent their ire over the Delhi gang rape incident that took place a week ago.
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) With curfew imposed in the heart of Delhi to stop protests near the presidential palace, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal accused the government of waging "war" against the people.
New Delhi, Dec. 22 (ANI): The Delhi Police again resorted to tear gas shelling and baton charge on Saturday afternoon to quell protest by school children, activists and concerned citizens who gathered outside Raisina Hill in thousands, demanding justice for the 23-year-old Delhi gang-rape victim.
New Delhi, Dec. 22 (ANI): The Delhi Police resorted to tear gas shelling and baton charge on Saturday to quell protest by school children, activists and concerned citizens who arrived outside Raisina Hill on the way to Rashtrapati Bhawan, demanding justice for the 23-year-old Delhi gang-rape victim.
New Delhi, Dec. 22 (ANI): Protestors, mostly school children along with teachers, activists and concerned citizens arrived at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Saturday morning, demanding justice for the 23-year-old Delhi gang-rape victim.
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A 25-year-old domestic help was arrested for stealing cash and jewellery worth Rs.67 lakh from his employer's house here, police said Thursday.
Emphasizing food safety as a challenge for the world and India, President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said the globalization of the world economy has given a significant boost to food trade that resulted in a paradigm shift in food consumption patterns, production methods and processing technologies..............
New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said the globalization of the world economy has also given a significant boost to food trade and resulted in a paradigm shift in food consumption patterns, production methods and processing technologies.
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) At least five children - all below the age of 10 - died in the capital after a wall under construction collapsed on them Wednesday, a fire brigade official said.
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was given a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here this morning.
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Journalism graduates specialising in law, literature, political science and history would get an opportunity to work as interns in the press wing of the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) Days after he slammed Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni for demanding a rank turner at the Eden Gardens for the Test against England, veteran curator Prabir Mukherjee was Wednesday basking in the adulation from both current and former cricketing greats for the wicket he has prepared for the game.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Left Front in India is caught in a 19th century view of the world, says historian Ramachandra Guha.
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday told a group of new IAS officers that civil servants are required to shoulder huge responsibilities in view of the rising expectations of the public.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai is set to meet to Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday and explore the prospect of enhancing India's role in training Afghan security forces.....................