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Six Congress MPs suspended for unruly conduct

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday suspended six Congress MPs for five consecutive sittings for improper conduct after they tore up papers and threw them towards her podium. The six MPs - Gaurav Gogoi, Adhir Ranjan…

Veteran Indian space scientist U.R. Rao dead

Bengaluru: Veteran Indian space scientist U.R. Rao passed away here on Monday, an ISRO official confirmed. He was 85. "Rao passed away at his residence in the city's eastern suburb at around 3 a.m., after prolonged illness and age-related…

Don’t forget 1971, Naidu warns Pakistan

New Delhi: Hitting out at Pakistan for "aiding and abetting terror", NDA's Vice Presidential candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday reminded it not to forget what happened in 1971 in a reference to the Bangladesh War in which it faced a…

CAG urges Railways to improve parcel service

New Delhi: Highlighting the lapses in parcel services, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has urged the Railways to improve the quality of services being provided so as to minimise complaints from customers. The CAG in its…