Pushed by the Supreme Court to come out with measures to give greater independence to CBI, the centre is mulling options to bring a balance between the probe agency's autonomy and accountability. HT reports.
The US-based outsourcing firm iGate is being investigated by a law firm to ascertain whether the company and its employees violated federal securities laws.
Suck pulpy Aish, sweet Sonia, yummy Akhilesh and now enjoy a quickly fructifying mango variety which Uttar Pradesh’s ‘Dr Mango’ P Kaleemullah Khan has named after the 23-year-old gang rape victim ‘Nirbhaya’.
Uttar Pradesh government gave home secretary RN Upadhyay marching orders on Wednesday when he made an insensitive “a-person-born-has-to-die” remark in reply to a media query on Tuesday’s Sonbhadra mass suicide case.
The UPA government would have been on its high horse by now had not food inflation and leakages in its public delivery system deflated the gains.
With general elections barely a year away, the UPA government shows signals to address long-pending issues of the workers. At a meeting with all central trade unions on Wednesday.
CPI(M) on Thursday asked West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee to respond to allegations made by a senior IPS officer from the state about "wrong practices" in the railway ministry while she was in its in-charge.
The iGate employee who was in a relationship with sacked CEO Phaneesh Murthy is suing him for sexual harassment, her lawyers said Wednesday, adding she is pregnant with his child. HT reports.
The BSE Sensex on Thursday plummeted 388 points, or 1.9%, to 19,674 on Thursday in line with nervous global markets after concerns that the US may scale down its bond-buying stimulus to inject money supply for growth. HT reports. Dollar-induced doldrums
Noted Malayalam poet and musician Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri, who roped in S Sreesanth to do a guest role in debut directorial 'Mazhavillinattam vare', has decided to remove the portion acted by the cricketer in the film.
BJP on Wednesday expressed reservations over appointment of Shashi Kant Sharma as CAG, saying there could be a "conflict of interest" as he will be auditing defence deals in which he had a role as defence secretary.
Confusion over the nomenclature of disputed sites in eastern Ladakh may have delayed the resolution of the three-week standoff between India and China in April. Rahul Singh reports.
The Vyas Samman, honouring the outstanding Hindi literary works, is conferred on noted writers - professor Ramdarash Mishra and Dr Narendra Kohli for 2011 and 2012 respectively, on Thursday. HT reports.
Finance minister P Chidambaram on Thursday sought to assuage the stock market, after it declined by over 350 points, by asserting that there was no need for any "nervousness" and the participants should read the situation correctly rather than be influenced by external developments.
The Rajasthan police arrested a bookie in Ajmer around 12.45am today and seized sheets of paper on which he had allegedly accepted bets worth Rs. 5 lakh on a T20 league eliminator match. Zakir Hussain reports.