Uttar Pradesh lokayukta justice (retd) NK Mehrotra has said that he had not given clean chit to former chief minister Mayawati of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in the Rs. 1,410-crore Dalit memorials scam.
There was no respite from the heat in the country's capital today with the minimum temperature settling four notches above average at 30.3 degrees Celsius, the hottest morning of the season so far. Tuesday was the season's hottest day.
For a quiet, low-profile bureaucrat with a reputation for brutal efficiency, Shashi Kant Sharma sure will not have an easy job when he takes over as comptroller and auditor general (CAG) on Wednesday.
It was a sweat of a Tuesday for the Capital which at 45.1 degrees Celsius recorded the hottest day of the season, pushing up power demand to summer’s high and leaving many parts of the city powerless for hours at end.
Former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala was today granted interim bail for six weeks by the Delhi High Court for undergoing pacemaker implant surgery at a hospital in Delhi.
A seven-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped, raped and murdered by her cousin at a town in the neighbouring Mandsaur district.
A Delhi court today extended by five more days the custody of CBI superintendent of police Vivek Dutt, a key member of the coal scam probe, and three others arrested for their alleged roles in a bribery case.
Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi made his maiden appearance at the BJP parliamentary board, and, without wasting any time, took a full plunge into the nitty-gritty of chalking out the party’s plans for the Lok Sabha polls.
Teacher performance will be rated for promotions, but will not be decisive, the UGC has decided; the move will please teacher unions – but is a step back from promise of quality. Charu Sudan Kasturi reports.
Attending his first meeting of the BJP's parliamentary board after being re-inducted in the central team, Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi today suggested using social media to reach out to the youth.
India and China held very "specific" discussions without "shying away from anything", external affairs minister Salman Khurshid said in New Delhi today.
India has sought access from the US to the 26/11 attack convict David Headley and his accomplice Tahawwur Rana, both of whom were sentenced by a Chicago court after being found guilty of terror charges.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has criticized the appointment of former defence secretary Shashi Kant Sharma as the new Comptroller and Auditor General, accusing the United Progressive Alliance government of accusing of weakening constitutional institutions.