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7th Pay Commission: Minimum pay hike proposal not withdrawn!

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Central government employees have had already waited much for the hike in their minimum pay under the 7th Pay Commission recommendation and it seems to get stretched a bit more as the BJP-led Narendra Modi…

Karnataka CM to contest from second assembly seat

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will contest also from Badami assembly constituency in the state's Vijayapura district in addition to Chamudeshwari in Mysuru, a Congres official said on Saturday. "Siddaramaiah will…

No parole for mafia don Abu Salem to get married

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Saturday rejected an application by incarcertated mafia don Abu Salem seeking 45 days parole for getting married, official sources said here. Among the grounds cited by the authorities are that…

Surat Rape & Murder: 3 including main perpetrator arrested

Gandhinagar: Three persons, including the main perpetrator, involved in the rape and murder of a nine-year-old girl in Surat have been arrested, the Gujarat government said on Friday. Minister of State for Home Pradipsinh Jadeja told the…

Centre proposes death penalty for children’s rapists

New Delhi: The Central government on Friday told the Supreme Court that it is proposing the death penalty for those convicted of raping children below the age of 12. The proposal has come in the backdrop of nationwide outrage over the…