The government is set to hack away a great deal of red tape with a new classification of industries that uses colour codes to denote environmental impact, a move that means 36 industries may need no green clearance at all.
Having found the Worli firm from which the Opel Corsa used in the murder of Sheena Bora was rented, the Khar Police are looking into why former Star India CEO Peter Mukerjea hired the car for his wife Indrani despite being in London at the time.
Bankers come in pint size at an urban slum in Ranchi. And they run a bank for the children, by the children and of the children.
Pakistan Cricket Board chief Shaharyar Khan on Wednesday asked the BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur for an update on a proposed series between the arch rivals in December this year.
For global climate answers, India has emerged as a linchpin because of its geographical location
A nationwide strike on Wednesday was an "unprecedented" success, 10 major trade unions said on Wednesday, and asked the government to open fresh talks with them.
Rebekah Brooks, the former editor of the ‘News of the World’ who resigned in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal in 2011 but was acquitted in court, is returning as the head of Rupert Murdoch’s UK operations from September 7.
A day after Siddhartha Das, Indrani Mukerjea’s former live-in partner, found himself thrust into the media glare after he was traced to his home in Kolkata, he spoke to HT about why he decided – reluctantly – to tell his side of the story. “After the news surfaced, I knew that sooner or later I would have to tell my story. The pressure on me was mounting,” he said.
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangha (RSS) on Wednesday advised the NDA government to take a decision on the one-rank, one-pension (OROP) demand of retired soldiers.
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah is in the midst of a controversy in the wake of his recent application for LPG subsidy, which was criticised by his rivals.
One person was injured in a shootout between a group of men travelling in a car and the police in Gurgaon's Sector 10 on Wednesday.
Former Star India CEO Peter Mukerjea's statement was recorded on Wednesday in the Sheena Bora murder case by police officers who are understood to have quizzed his wife Indrani and the other two accused in his presence.
The Rani Durgavati University in Jabalpur has a new mantra for its students sitting for examinations – provide concise replies to questions because no additional answer sheets will be provided.
The government, on Wednesday, extended the last date for filing Income Tax return to September 07, a week more than its initial deadline of August 31.
Ishant Sharma resembles a maniac bully when he lets his anger manifest itself against his rivals. With his long mane flying, face contorted and hands functioning more like a policeman giving traffic directions than a bowler celebrating a dismissal, Ishant makes an ugly sight for the viewers.
Pakistan no longer enjoys global support on the Kashmir issue and cannot get backing for a referendum in the region from the UN Security Council, former Pakistani envoy to the US Husain Haqqani has said.
Television baron Peter Mukerjea recorded on Wednesday his statement at Khar police station in Mumbai on the murder of his step daughter Sheena Bora.
In the first sentencing in the 2010 Commonwealth Games scam, a Delhi court on Wednesday sent five people, including four MCD officials, to prison.
Millions of workers across India went on a 24-hour strike on Wednesday to protest against changes in labour laws and privatisation of PSUs, affecting normal life in many cities.
India will auction 69 small and marginal oil and gas fields surrendered by state explorers offering operators full marketing and pricing freedom, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday.
Jinan, 18, a Yazidi, was captured in early 2014 and held by Islamic State jihadists for three months before she managed to flee, she said on a visit to Paris ahead of the Friday publication of a book about her ordeal.
An anonymous caller who tipped off Mumbai police about the alleged murder of Sheena Bora could hold the key to several answered questions, as investigators dig deeper into an incident which has gripped the nation for more than a week.
The decision to change the name of Aurangzeb Road—located in the heart of Lutyens’ Delhi—after former president APJ Abdul Kalam, is likely to cause an existential crisis for many government establishments, five-star hotels and private addresses.
The Delhi woman who was allegedly raped by an Uber driver in December last year has voluntarily ended her lawsuit against the app based taxi service, according to a US court filing.
One army jawan and a militant were killed on Wednesday in an encounter between militants and security forces in the Ladura area of Rafiabad in north Kashmir.
Government announcing a major relief to foreign investors may have revived Indian market from one-year lows on Wednesday, but the benchmark BSE Sensex plunged heavily by 242.88 points to 25,453.56 on worries over economic slowdown in China and its impact on world growth.
A quarter of the Air India's Boeing 787 co-pilots, trained at a cost of Rs 15 crore, are eyeing jobs as commanders. The state-owned airline operator is surviving on a bailout funded by the taxpayer.
Three police teams have been camped in West Bengal, Guwahati and Jharkhand to comb through Khanna’s financial statements and investment papers to unearth a financial motive behind the gruesome murder.
The defence ministry’s top acquisition body — the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) — gave a go ahead to the negotiation committee on purchasing Rafale jets for the Indian Air Force, signalling an end to the deadlock in talks over the purchase of the 36 fighter jets.
Nearly 150 million workers from 10 central trade unions will go on strike on Wednesday against the government’s proposed labour reforms with the protest likely to shut down banks, factories as well as auto, taxi and flight services in many parts of the country.
Violence flared up in Manipur on Tuesday as three people died allegedly in clashes with police a day after an angry mob torched the houses of a minister and five legislators to protest new state laws that aim to regulate the influx of outsiders.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a blistering attack against the Nitish Kumar-led grand alliance on Tuesday, accusing it of “cheating” people as he pushed development to the forefront of Bihar’s looming poll battle.
If diplomacy is an art, as some have said, handling Pakistan can be high art, as seen in a bunch of former secretary of state Hillary Clinton’s emails released Monday night.
Jat leaders of a village in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district have denied a khap panchayat was ever convened and said no diktat was issued that two Dalit sisters be raped and paraded naked as revenge for their brother's action of eloping with a married woman from their community.
Siddhartha Das, whose identity and location were a matter of great speculation for the past few days, has accepted that he is the biological father of Sheena Bora and is ready to undergo a DNA test to prove it.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed at an election campaign rally at Bhagalpur town on Tuesday, his fourth in the run up to the assembly elections in Bihar.
India pacer Ishant Sharma was handed a one-Test suspension on Tuesday for breaching ICC's code of conduct during the third Test against Sri Lanka in which he got into repeated altercations with opposition players.
India's security environment is complex, defence minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday.
Indrani Mukerjea’s alleged silence and refusal to shed light in the murder of daughter Sheena Bora have prompted police to turn to her accomplices, former husband Sanjeev Khanna and driver Shyam Rai, to crack the gripping crime.
Over a hundred Dalit activists from slums across the city gathered for a seminar on BR Ambedkar at tony hotel.
The Silk city Bhagalpur, the political hub of eastern Bihar, was the target of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, as he attempted to improve the NDA's electoral prospects in a region where it faces its toughest challenge.
Yahoo Inc chief executive Marissa Mayer announced she is pregnant with identical twin girls, likely due in December. Not that it's going to slow her down much.
Palmyra has withstood the last 2,000 years with its immaculate temples and colonnaded streets, but now the ancient Syrian city has fallen to the IS jihadist group that has destroyed two historic temples
More than two dozen men in Uttar Pradesh’s Paschimpara village have been waiting for over seven years to tie the knot and they see no light at the end of the tunnel. That’s because this area on the outskirts of Kanpur city has no electricity.
The ICC has charged Indian pacer Ishant Sharma and Sri Lanka’s Lahiru Thirimanne, Dinesh Chandimal and Dhammika Prasad for breaching its Code of Conduct with their behaviour during the fourth day’s play in the third Test.
Identity and security, education and empowerment and a fair share in decision making are the principal problems confronting India's Muslims and the default in terms of exclusion and discrimination have to be corrected by the state, vice president Hamid Ansari said on Monday at the inauguration of the All India Majlois-e-Mushawarat Golden Jubilee in New Delhi.
Three people were killed and 14 were injured in protests that erupted in Churachandpur district of Manipur on Monday over three bills passed by the state assembly to protect indigenous people. A mob also set on fire the homes of a minister and three legislators.
The United Nations says that a satellite image confirms that the main building of the ancient Temple of Bel in the Syrian town of Palmyra has been destroyed.
Three people were killed and 14 were injured in a protest that broke out in Churachandpur district of Manipur late on Monday. A mob also set the houses of a minister and three legislators on fire.
The Khar police have recovered the hard disk of the computer used to create Sheena Bora’s fake resignation letter and a letter to terminate her tenancy agreement.