Government (India)

Pressure mounts on U.S. Rep. Conyers after sexual harassment allegations | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative John Conyers faced additional fallout on Wednesday related to sexual harassment accusations made by former …

John Conyers

Election Commission activates departments and agencies to probe angadias

Highlights<p><i>1</i><p>Gujarat chief electoral officer has directed all state departments and agencies to probe angadias.<p><i>2</i><p>India Today's Operation Gujarat Hawala …

India

If Parliament Doesn’t Have the Power to Convene Itself, How Effective Can It Really Be?

Political compulsions and legislative demands have time and again resulted in deviations from the conventional three-session calendar.<p>Amidst growing …

Rajya Sabha

Rahul Gandhi 'more than ready' to take charge as Congress chief, says party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala

<b>Kochi:</b> Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is "more than ready" to take over as the party chief, AICC spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said on …

India

Former U.S. ethics official files complaint against Trump aide Conway | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The former head of a U.S. government ethics watchdog said on Wednesday he had filed a complaint claiming senior White House …

Walter Shaub

U.S. attorney general orders review of gun background check system | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a review of a government database used for background checks on gun …

Gun Control

Karnataka passes diluted law Bill to regulate hospital policies, fees passed

By: Express News Service | Bengaluru |<p>Siddaramaiah<p>VIDEO: Telangana man recreates Sholay-like scene, climbs tower demanding divorce<p>Blood type may …

Health Care

Gujarat elections: Hardik Patel says Congress has agreed to give Patidar community reservation

Patidar leader <b>Hardik Patel</b> said on Wednesday the Congress has accepted the community’s demand to be given quotas in jobs and college admissions if …

India News

Gujarat elections: Congress seals seat-sharing deal with Chhotu Vasava’s party

During the Rajya Sabha elections in August this year, MLA Chhotu Vasava had voted in favour of veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel, helping his …

India

IOA to 'discuss and interpret' eligibility criteria for president, secretary general ahead of elections

<b>New Delhi</b>: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has called a Special General Body Meeting in New Delhi on 29 November to "discuss and interpret" the …

Government

As ICJ Race Heats Up, India Looks to Capture Two-Thirds Majority in UN General Assembly

The UK, on the other hand, is looking to avoid an uncomfortable vote by trying to invoke an arcane process that would have a joint committee choose a …

Government

Gujarat elections: Congress releases first list of 77 candidates

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |<p>The Gujarat assembly elections that will be held in two phases on December 9 and 14 (File)<p>The Congress on Sunday …

New Delhi

Ahead of ICJ election, UK resorting to 'dirty politics' at UN to beat India: Sources

The UK is trying to 'misuse' its UN Security Council membership by pushing for a joint conference mechanism, which was last used 96 years ago, in the …

India News

Trump starts paying his own legal bills on Russia probe - attorneys | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has begun paying his own legal bills related to the Russia investigation and will no longer use …

Government

Indian Government plans to digitally map physical addresses

17 November 2017, India:<p>In its push for digitisation, Indian Government is planning to digitally map physical addresses (residential and professional …

India

Janata Dal United's symbol war ends, Election Commission awards arrow to Nitish Kumar

Ending suspense over who controls the real Janata Dal United, the Election Commission on Friday has recognised the faction led by Bihar Chief …

India

Congress prepares for first vote on tax cut plan | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress approached a major test on Thursday of its ability to enact sweeping tax cuts, as …

U.S. Congress

US Congress passes $700 bn defence budget, seeks advancement in defence cooperation with India

<b>Washington</b>: The US Congress passed a nearly $700 billion American defence budget for 2018, which among other things, seeks advancement in defence …

U.S. Congress

Delhi's L-G more powerful than Governor of state, does not have to act on advice of ministers all the time: Supreme Court

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Supreme Court on Thursday said that Delhi's Lieutenant Governor (L-G) has more power than the Governor of a state as he does not have …

India

Opposition terms TN governors formal informal meeting with bureaucrats unconstitutional

In a surprising gesture, Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, who is in Coimbatore, called for a "formal informal" meeting with senior bureaucrats …

India

What led to Kerala minister Thomas Chandy's resignation? Timeline of events

Thomas Chandy is the third minister to leave the LDF government in Kerala since it came to power in May 2016.

India

U.S. Justice Dept eyes spring to release findings on FBI handling of Clinton email probe | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The internal watchdog at the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday he hopes to complete his review by early spring into …

Government

Apple is going to help India stop its spam text message problem

• <b>Apple has agreed to help the Indian government in the development of an anti-spam app for iOS.</b>• <b><br>The Indian governemnt has previously complained Apple delayed in helping them in the past with this issue.</b>• <b><br>Apple cited privacy concerns with an app that had access to call and text logs.</b>• <b><br>Colleceting call and</b> …

Privacy

Apple will work with Indian government to kill spam

Apple appears to have partially backed down in a clash with the Indian government over whether or not to help develop an anti-spam application for iOS, having previously refused to do so because of privacy concerns.<p>The issue concerned a so-called “Do Not Disturb” app, which the Telecom Regulatory …

India

No ‘Pappu’ in Gujarat election advertisements: Election Commission tells BJP

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |<p>The state BJP’s media wing had submitted the video last month to the EC for approval. (File Photo)<p>A BJP video …

India News

Congress Working Committee to meet on Monday to approve party’s presidential election schedule

The meeting is expected to pave way for the formal election of Rahul Gandhi as the Congress chief.<p>The Congress Working Committee meeting to approve …

India News

Cabinet approves setting up of National Anti-profiteering Authority under GST

The authority will ensure that consumers are protected from arbitrary increases in prices in the name of the Goods and Services Tax.<p>The Union Cabinet …

Goods and Services Tax

Sources: Apple agrees to give limited help to Indian government to develop anti-spam iOS app, after refusing to do so for over a year, citing privacy concerns

iOS Apps

Is Tamil Nadu governor meddling in routine affairs of the state?

A file photo of Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit. Photo: PTI<p><b>Chennai:</b> The newly appointed governor of Tamil Nadu Banwarilal Purohit held …

India

Sessions, Ryan say they believe U.S Senate candidate Moore's accusers | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pressure on U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore to abandon his campaign increased on Tuesday, with two more prominent Republicans …

Roy Moore