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24 July, 2017 8:31 AM Nagaland CM TR Zeliang expands cabinet with induction of one more minister

Kohima: Newly-appointed Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Monday expanded his ministry as he inducted one more minister to his cabinet. Governor P B Acharya administered the oath of office and secrecy to E E Pangteang from NPF in the presence of Zeliang, Assembly Speaker Imtiwapang Aier, senior bureaucrats and others at the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan 15

19 July, 2017 10:25 AM Ruckus in TN Assembly after DMK MLAs bring gutkha packets

Speaker P. Dhanapal calls it breach of privilege; DMK stages walkout There was ruckus in the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Wednesday after Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam MLAs brought packets of gutkha, a banned substance, into the Legislature. The DMK MLAs waved the packets of gutkha in the Assembly to prove that the banned substance was still available in the market 23

7 July, 2017 2:04 AM View: India can tout a big reform, but not yet reformers

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on Economictimes.com Checking out of a hotel in the southern Indian state of Kerala this week took so long that I almost missed my flight. It wasn’t the hotel staff’s fault; their work, temporarily, had been doubled. As a polite note in my room reminded me when I checked in, they would have to present two invoices 45

5 July, 2017 4:13 AM Fact check: Modi govt decontrolled diesel but credit should go to MMS

India's investment rate is currently at a 14-year low In a Forbes magazine article that caused a happy stir in right-wing social media, Harry G. Broadman argued that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “governing prowess” had “boosted India’s GDP growth” and “produced sizeable increases of inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI)”. He stated that the reforms 30

3 July, 2017 8:13 AM GST does not provide for exemptions, it only provides for refunds: Arun Jaitley

In an exclusive interview with ET Now's Supriya Shrinate, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says for the first three months, the GST council will meet on the first Saturday of every month to assess how it is moving. Big congratulations come your way. You have been receiving bouquets all morning but it took four governments 17 years to get here, to finally 21

27 June, 2017 1:12 AM Delhi Golf Club ousts Khasi woman for wearing traditional attire jainsem

51-year-old Tailin Lyngdoh travelled the world from the UK to UAE wearing mostly her traditional Khasi attire 'jainsem', but this is what happened when is travelled within Delhi. In her career as a professional governess, Tailin Lyngdoh travelled the world from the UK to UAE wearing mostly her traditional Khasi attire 'jainsem'. It, therefore, came as a rude shock 18

20 June, 2017 5:36 PM Moving towards making India self-reliant in Defence: PM Narendra Modi in Lucknow

With India still importing 65 percent of its military requirements, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday strongly favoured making the country self-reliant in the defence sector. Lucknow: With India still importing 65 percent of its military requirements, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday strongly favoured making the country self-reliant in the defence 36

20 June, 2017 1:47 PM From Great Wall to London Eye, yoga enthusiasts perform asanas

Beijing/London, Jun 20 (PTI) From Chinas Great Wall to Britains London Eye, yoga enthusiasts performed asanas at iconic landmarks today as several events were held in various countries to mark the third International Yoga Day. A large number of Chinese yoga enthusiasts participated in a colourful yoga event at Chinas Great Wall on the eve of the International 31

19 June, 2017 12:48 PM Ram Nath Kovind as presidential candidate: How BJP continues to aggressively woo Dalits

By nominating Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as its candidate for the July 17 presidential election, BJP has once again proved that it has been aggressively wooing the Dalits. Kovind, who was president of BJP's Scheduled Caste (SC) Cell from 1998 to 2002, is a Dalit. Fielding Ram Nath Kovind, from Uttar Pradesh, as the presidential candidate is a continuation 51

15 June, 2017 4:51 AM Government announces empanelment of 63 senior IAS officials for appointments as additional secretary

The central government announced empanelment of 63 senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officials belonging to 1987 and 1988 batch for their appointments as additional secretary while 13 other officials were selected for empanelment for additional secretary equivalent postings in the government of India. The Department of Personnel and Training 44