UNESCO has reprimanded the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) and warned of revoking the heritage tag to the 140-year-old hill railway in West Bengal over poor upkeep, DHR officials said Monday.
A plea was filed in the Delhi High Court on Monday seeking direction to the Election Commission (EC) to link Voter ID with Aadhaar numbers to curtail bogus and duplicate voting in polls.
Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that fuel conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms has been introduced in the national capital to reduce air pollution.
GST collection of states and union territories (UTs) increased to Rs 5.18 lakh crore in the full financial year 2018-19, up from Rs 2.91 lakh crore collected in nine months of 2017-18, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Monday.
Seeking to give more teeth to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill to allow it to probe terrorist acts against Indians and Indian interests abroad.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday suggested that all-party meetings under the chairmanship of the prime minister be convened to evolve a consensus and formulate a national strategy to tackle water crisis in the country.
A bill aimed at improving institutional arbitration by providing for settlement of commercial disputes within six months and other measures was introduced in Rajya Sabha on Monday by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
Bangladesh's border force on Monday described smuggling of cattle, drugs, narcotics and arms at the Indo-Bangla frontier as a "major challenge" and sought greater cooperation from their Indian counterpart to crackdown on smugglers.
In a bid to fast-track highway projects, industry body Ficci on Monday urged the government to help the BOT and EPC concessionaires in the road sector by paying directly to banks for the interest accrued on loans by them in the delayed projects.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and took stock of the flood situation in the state, where the deluge has claimed 11 lives this year while millions are affected, officials said.
Online travel firm MakeMyTrip on Monday said it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for online bookings for 116 historical monuments and sites across India.
The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) will not allow new conventional disciplines with low employment potential from the academic year 2020-21 and will permit only emerging fields like Artificial Intelligence and Block chain, Lok Sabha was informed.
The Budget proposal of relaxing foreign investment limit in insurance intermediaries will strengthen distribution capabilities and increase international involvement, particularly from developed markets, Fitch Ratings said.
Nearly 86 per cent beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), under which free LPG connection is provided, have returned to buy the second cylinder, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said in Lok Sabha on Monday.
India has told a tribunal the local auditing affiliate of international accounting group Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is misreading a key law as the firm seeks to avoid a five-year ban on new business, according to legal documents reviewed by Reuters.