14th Finance Commission - A Paradigm Shift

25/2/2015 | Economic Affairs | Fiscal system |Read more

The government has accepted the recommendation of the 14th Finance Commission for a record 10% increase in the share of states in Central taxes. The m ...

Juveniles as Adults In Heinous Cases

25/2/2015 | Social Issues | Status of Children |Read more

The government’s plan to treat juveniles of 16 to 18 years of age accused of heinous offences as adults suffered a huge setback with the parliam ...

Lankan President In India

18/2/2015 | India and the world | Indo Srilanka |Read more

Newly elected Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena arrived for a four-day visit as part of his administration’s attempts to rebuild bridges ...

Land Bill Introduced In Lok Sabha

18/2/2015 | Indian Polity | bill |Read more

On a day when social activist Anna Hazare upped the ante on the land ordinance and the Opposition toughened its stand on the issue, the government sai ...

Minsk Summit

12/2/2015 | International Affairs | Summits |Read more

Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed to a deal that offers a "glimmer of hope" for an end to fighting in eastern Ukraine. The deal env ...