Former SC judge justice Ruma Pal had put her objections in writing on getting to know that a 'tainted' Madras HC judge was given an extension overlooking the reservations of the collegium she was part of.
An Indian pharmacist swiftly pulls white boxes of powerful antibiotics from neatly stacked shelves behind him, and hands them over the counter without asking for a doctor's prescription
Home minister Rajnath Singh is “looking into” BJP leader Subramanian Swamy’s demand for a CBI investigation into the mysterious death of senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar.
With the Congress willing to play ball, JD (U) leader Nitish Kumar's initiative of cobbling together a "secular formation", in the lead-in to the August 21 by-elections to 10 assembly seats, as a strategy to stop the BJP-led NDA juggernaut in Bihar appeared to gain ground Wednesday.
There is growing concern about the fate of the 39 Indian workers in Iraq as the latest reports received from various foreign interlocutors paint a confusing picture for the authorities in New Delhi.
Investigators looking into the causes of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 last week said they have found no evidence the airliner's black box voice recorder had been tampered with. A kiss, a prayer: The last hours
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the country's largest software services exporter, on Wednesday attained a market valuation of over Rs 5 lakh crore, becoming the first company in Indian markets to achieve this milestone.
Recent outbreaks of encephalitis in India have killed around 550 people this year and the toll is likely to rise with health experts saying 70 million children nationwide are at risk. The disease causes brain inflammation and can result in brain damage.
To gain further from a fractured Opposition camp, the government is keen to distribute plum posts in the parliamentary forums among different parties and thereby denying Congress a monopoly in Opposition space.
The Bharatiya Janata Party leader K Laxman's objection to tennis player Sania Mirza being named the brand ambassador of Telangana is not entirely because of her connection with Pakistan.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s goodwill gesture of returning 57 boats of Indian fishermen at PM Narendra Modi’s request has raised hopes that Colombo too may soon be persuaded.
A private tutor at Lake Town in the northern fringes of Kolkata was caught torturing a three-and-half-year-old on CCTV. She was seen kicking the child in the chest at least twice, hurling him head first on the bed and punching him on the face.
"Is Prime Minister a God that he should give us darshan" once in a while, leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge remarked sending the members into peals of laughter on Wednesday.
India on Wednesday voted in support of a United Nations Human Rights Council UNHRC) resolution to launch a probe into Israel’s offensive on Gaza.
The Reserve Bank on Wednesday said the FII limit for investment in government securities has been increased by USD 5 billion within the total cap of USD 30 billion.
Opposition parties demanded action as television channels showed footage of the Shiv Sena MP apparently upset over the poor quality of food, thrusting a chapati into the Maharashtra Sadan catering supervisor’s mouth.
A 62-year-old Delhi man has accused a private hospital of botching up a surgery that left him urinating from rectum. He has filed a case of medical negligence and sought Rs 98 lakh in damages.
Union sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Wednesday that he was 'shocked and outraged' after learning Sikh members of the national basketball team were not allowed to wear turbans on court at the recent Asia Cup.
Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to create the “right conditions” to harness the true potential of ties with India after Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed the need to respect each other’s ‘interests and concerns’, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
An Israeli air strike on the northern Gaza Strip killed five people on Wednesday evening, medics said, as Israel's army announced two more soldiers had died in fighting.
DMK MP Kanimozhi has filed apetition in the the Supreme Court for an urgent hearing on her plea to quash the charges framed against her in the 2G case.
Soon, every pint of alcohol that you down will, likely, chip in towards making the Capital a superior city – one with cheaper public transport, smoother vehicular movement and cleaner air.
Passengers of the Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani, which was 10 minutes behind, had an escape when the driver of the derailed pilot engine spread information that saved immense casualties.
Is the NDA government getting closer to Israel and leaving aside the traditional, vocal formulations on supporting the Palestine cause? The question that has been doing the rounds of the power corridors has some facts to fall back on.
An environment ministry committee has approved three adjacent hydel projects on a small river in Arunachal Pradesh even as cumulative impact assessment of these projects on the state’s river management system is yet to be finalised.
India will not support the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO’s) 'trade facilitation agreement' (TFA) if the deal doesn’t come bundled with a permanent solution that will allow unhindered roll-out of welfare schemes such as the food security programme.
The anomalies in the postmortem findings of the Mohanlalganj rape and murder victim, whose corpse was found naked in a school compound in Balsinghkheda village on July 17, could end up helping the accused during a trial, feel legal and police experts.
Following the death of rural development minister Gopinath Munde in a road accident, Union home ministry has asked all stakeholders to look for more secure vehicles, skilled drivers and assertive personal security officers (PSOs) for government protected persons, sources told HT.
Former Supreme Court judge and Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju on Wednesday hit back at DMK chief M Karunanidhi by asking him to disclose how much his family's wealth has grown after joining politics.
The Uttarakhand government is mulling to continue Char Dham (pilgrimage to four shrines) in winters too. As of now shrines are open thrown for pilgrims six months in a year. Chief Minister Harish Rawat has asked officials to check out possibilities for running pilgrimage in winters too.
The ineligible candidates who cracked the pre-medical test (PMT) with the help of the racket that was functioning in the professional examination board (PEB), were not just brought to the doors of the medical college but were also helped later in the MBBS exam.
Foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan will meet on August 25 in Islamabad to discuss the way forward in bilateral ties, which have made no headway since the interruption of dialogue process nearly two years ago.
Muslim leaders have said they have been outraged by the attempt of a Shiv Sena MP to put food inside the mouth of a Muslim employee on Ramadan fast, calling it an attack of “secularism”.
Rustam Kerwalla, founder-chairperson of Vibgyor High, was arrested on Wednesday on charges of negligence in handling the case of a six-year-old girl's alleged rape in a Bangalore school three weeks ago.
Washington's top diplomat flew into Tel Aviv on Wednesday, defying a US flight ban, to try to broker an end to violence in Gaza, which has killed hundreds and hobbled Israel's main airport. Airlines cancel flights to Israel
CBI has made only nine arrests in the 268 anti-corruption cases registered this year while 87 arrests were made in 2013 in 649 such cases, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.
Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal Wednesday has asked the the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to take up the issue of Indian basketball players being barred from 'patkas', a head covering in place of a turban, at the 5th FIBA Asia Cup held in China.
A 25-year-old woman was allegedly abducted and gangraped by three persons at Budhana town in the Muzaffarnagar district, police said on Wednesday.
A day after informing Parliamentthat the PMO under Manmohan Singh had pushed for extension to a judge facing corruption charges, the government today demanded that the former Prime Minister should make a "categorical" statement on the controversial matter.
Maoists blasted a portion of a railway track between Ismailpur and Rafiganj section in Bihar, leading to derailment of a pilot engine running ahead of the Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express.
An Arab national, arrested in Saudi Arabia for begging, has turned out to be a millionaire having a fortune of over USD 300,000.
Whistleblowers or people exposing corruption can get security from the government, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.
No wonder Prime Minister Narendra Modi was harping before the Lok Sabha polls on the problem on infiltration from Bangladesh into India through West Bengal.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has shown its disinclination to fight the upcoming Haryana assembly polls as it plans to focus its energy for the Delhi assembly polls.
Wary of infighting, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is unlikely to name chief ministerial candidates in three states heading for assembly elections and will instead seek votes in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has added another item to the list of ‘unaccounted duties’ that the city police must perform for Delhiites: assist in controlling spiralling vegetable prices across wholesale markets.
Attorney general of India Mukul Rohatgi has given a legal opinion to the CBI, saying there was enough evidence to prosecute ex-telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and brother Kalanidhi Maran.