There has been a sharp decline in the population of vultures in the country which has come down from 40 million to 19,000 in a span of over three decades, the Environment Ministry told the Parliament Friday.

Sonbhadra Clash: NCST Team To Visit UP Monday To Probe Death Of Tribals Jul 19 2019 | 36 mins ago

An investigation team of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) will Monday visit Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district where 10 tribal farmers were killed allegedly over a land dispute.

Over 2.69L Farmers Fail To Get 1st Tranche Under PM-KISAN Jul 19 2019 | 1 hrs ago

Over 2.69 lakh beneficiaries could not get the first tranche under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme and state governments have been asked to correct discrepancies found in their bank details, the Centre informed Rajya Sabha Friday.

Centre Seeks Delhi's Cooperation In Implementing PM-KISAN Scheme Jul 19 2019 | 2 hrs ago

The Delhi government should cooperate in implementing the newly launched central scheme Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) under which Rs 6,000 is paid in three equal instalments annually to each farmer who owns land, Minister of State for Agriculture Parshottam Rupala said in the Rajya Sabha.

LS Begins Discussion On Amendments To Human Rights Act Jul 19 2019 | 3 hrs ago

The Lok Sabha on Friday began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National Human Rights Commission and state human rights commission more representative and powerful.

PM invites suggestions for his Independence Day speech Jul 19 2019 | 4 hrs ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday invited suggestions from people for his Independence Day speech, saying it will allow thoughts of the common man to be heard by the entire nation.

Babri Masjid demolition case: SC asks special judge to give verdict in 9 month Jul 19 2019 | 5 hrs ago

The Supreme Court Friday asked the special judge conducting trial in the politically sensitive 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case, involving BJP veterans such as L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti, to deliver the verdict within nine months from today.

Kumaraswamy will make his farewell speech today: Yeddyurappa Jul 19 2019 | 5 hrs ago

Wth the Karnataka Governor asking Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy to prove majority in the Assembly by Friday afternoon, state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa predicted the end of the coalition government and said his party will decide on the future course of action after consulting the national leadership.

Centre, Assam move SC for extending deadline for finalisation of NRC Jul 19 2019 | 6 hrs ago

The Centre and the Assam government Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking extension of the July 31 deadline for finalisation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC).