Indian activist selected to take part in UN’s Youth Climate Summit

A young climate activist from India is among 100 outstanding climate champions selected from around the world for a special ‘Green Ticket’ that will help them travel to the UN headquarters next month to participate in the first-ever Youth Climate Summit, a platform for young leaders to showcase their solutions for climate change on a global stage. Continue Reading

Triple Talaq: SC issues notice to Centre on plea against new law

The Supreme Court today agreed to examine the validity of a newly enacted law which makes the practice of instant divorce through triple talaq among Muslims a punishable offense entailing imprisonment of up to three years. Continue Reading

CBI questions Chidambaram based on Indrani’s confession

CBI officials continued to question former Union Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram for the third consecutive day today. Continue Reading

India appeals against WTO, challenges dispute panel on solar case with US

Though India has won this case against the US as most of the ruling is in favour of India, New Delhi has challenged certain issues of law and legal interpretation covered in the panel’s report or ruling. Continue Reading

Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises Minister raises issue on auto job crisis

Union Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Minister Arvind Sawant on Thursday exhorted healthy public sector undertakings (PSUs) to hand-hold those state-run firms which are ‘on ventilator’ or facing hard times in order to salvage them. Continue Reading

Minister Dharmendra Pradhan aims for higher crude oil production

The Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, on Thursday held discussions with the officials of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) to increase the production of crude oil from its Mehsana asset, near Ahmedabad. Continue Reading

Twin Star Tech out of RCom assets bid race

Billionaire metal tycoon Anil Agarwal-promoted Twin Star Technologies is learnt to have pulled out as a bidder for telecom assets of debt-ridden Reliance Communications due to unknown reason, a source privy to the development said on Thursday. Continue Reading