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Iftikhar Gilani

  • Haryana pre-polls show slender win for BJP

    With former chief minister OP Chautala in jail, BJP has gained the upper hand in the poll fray

    Monday, 13 October 2014 - 4:30am
  • Negative perception of Muslims a cause of concern, says an official committee

    Lack of development and insufficient exposure to amenities, the negative perception of minorities particularly Muslims building up over recent past is an added worrisome trend, feels an official committee assigned to evaluate the implementation of the recommendation of Justice Rajinder Sachar...

    Saturday, 11 October 2014 - 11:55am
  • Lul border, Pakistan taught a lesson?

    The day Indian and Pakistan child rights activists won 2014 Nobel Peace Prize jointly a source of pride for people across borders, the guns blazing on the borders on Friday shifted to diplomatic rooms, with both countries exchanging warnings. It was lull along border, which came along with prime...

    Saturday, 11 October 2014 - 5:40am
  • Tweaking MGNREGA to cost 5 crore jobs

    Now only 51% funds meant for the job scheme will be spent on employment, while the rest will be spent on purchasing material

    Thursday, 9 October 2014 - 6:30am
  • Supriya Sule- From agriculturalist to social worker

    Supriya Sule, daughter of Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, has changed her profession. Sule, 44, who had claimed her profession as agriculturist in her affidavits filed before the Election Commission of India twice in 2009 and 2014 while contesting the Lok Sabha elections, has now...

    Thursday, 9 October 2014 - 6:25am
  • Leave note to successors, officers demitting office insists Narendra Modi

    Continuing his initiative to reform officialdom, prime minister's office (PMO) at the instance of the Prime Minister has strictly asked all officers leaving their offices on account of transfers or retirement to leave a detailed note for their successors. In another directive to all the secretaries...

    Sunday, 5 October 2014 - 6:20am
  • Reporter's reply

    It is a matter of fact that the government decontrolled prices of 108 drugs last week. In July 2014, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), the country's nodal drug price determining body, came out with an order capping the price of 108 drugs not included in the National List of...

    Friday, 3 October 2014 - 6:35am
  • dna exclusive: Kashmir floods damage 2000-year-old Buddhist treasures

    Member of National Monument Authority Salim Beg said not just the Gilgit manuscripts but other significant treasures like paintings, shawls, historic textiles, paper machie and wood carvings have also been damaged.

    Friday, 3 October 2014 - 5:40am
  • Narendra Modi's nuclear takeaway from US, which Jawaharlal Nehru, Rajiv Gandhi failed to get

    Even though there were no big announcements in the vision statement released jointly after the dinner meeting between US president Barack Obama and prime minister Narendra Modi, India has succeeded to seek commitments from the US to jointly promote, universal, verifiable and non-discriminatory...

    Thursday, 2 October 2014 - 5:15am
  • Narendra Modi sets open possibility of meeting with Nawaz Sharif in Kathmandu

    With prime minister Narendra Modi setting ground rules for restarting bilateral talks and Pakistani leader Sartaj Aziz admitting "poor timing" of calling Hurriyat leaders for a meeting, interlocutors in both countries now see a possibility of a meeting between Modi and his counterpart Nawaz Sharif...

    Wednesday, 1 October 2014 - 7:00am