Subramanian Swamy dispute: After director’s opposition, HRD approaches IIT chairman to settle issue

After the IIT-Delhi director opposed the incumbent government’s intervention in the institute’s 45-year-old dispute with former faculty member and now BJP leader Subramanian Swamy over salary dues, the HRD Ministry has approached the institute’s ...

Climate change a ‘man-made problem with a feminist solution’, says UN rights commissioner

Women must be at the heart of climate action if the world is to limit the deadly impact of disasters such as floods, former Irish president and UN rights commissioner Mary Robinson said on Monday. Robinson, also a former UN climate envoy, said women were ...

Godhra Municipality president poll: Protests after councillors ‘shift’ to BJP, party says ‘part of us’

Godhra saw protests on Monday after rumours that seven “Independent” councillors had extended support to the BJP for Tuesday’s polls to the post of local municipality president and that they were “whisked away”. The BJP, while maintaining that ...

Changes at ICICI Bank: Board sends CEO Chanda Kochhar on leave until probe is over, Sandeep Bakhshi named COO

India’s largest private sector bank ICICI Bank Monday said its Managing Director and CEO Chanda Kochhar, who is facing allegations of quid pro quo and non-adherence of code of conduct and conflict of interest, will go on leave till an independent probe ...

Indefinite strike begins today: ‘3.75 lakh’ trucks remain off roads over rise in fuel prices

Around 3.75 lakh trucks stayed off the roads on Monday, the first day of an indefinite strike over the rising price of fuel and other issues, said the Federation of West Bengal Truck Operators Association. The protest is part of an nationwide indefinite ...