India

  • Congress protest Vyapam scam Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 07, 2015 23:51 IST

    Vyapam scam: Delayed decision on CBI probe dents CM's image

    Though it’s yet to be seen how the high court takes its stand on chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s request for a CBI inquiry into Vyapam scam he announced on Tuesday, the damage has already been done to his image given his delayed decision on the inquiry, feel many in the ruling party.

  • Shahid Kapoor
    Jul 07, 2015 22:30 IST

    Shahid, wife Mira likely to visit Dera Radha Soami Beas

    Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor and Delhi-based girl Mira Rajput, who met at Radha Soami Satsang Beas (RSSB), a religious group that the two follow, tied in a nuptial knot in Gurgaon on Tuesday.

  • Uzbekistan India PM Modi Terrorism
    Jul 07, 2015 20:29 IST

    Extremism not part of Islamic heritage of India, C Asia: PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday underlined the Islamic heritage of both India and Central Asia defined by the highest ideals and said it has always rejected the forces of extremism.

  • Akshay Singh
    Jul 07, 2015 20:25 IST

    MP Police reach AIIMS Delhi with journalist's viscera samples

    A police team from Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh arrived at AIIMS in the national Capital on Tuesday with the viscera samples of TV journalist Akshay Singh who died under mysterious circumstances while covering the Vyapam scam. Samples were sent to Delhi to rule out any possibility of foul play at AIIMS Bhopal.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 07, 2015 18:51 IST

    Vyapam scam: CM Chouhan buckles under pressure, seeks CBI probe

    Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan bowed to public pressure on Tuesday and recommended a CBI probe into a snowballing examination scandal that has bruised his government’s credibility with people connected to the case dying mysteriously.

  • Teenage girl beats harasser Pilibhit Uttar Pradesh
    Jul 07, 2015 19:15 IST

    Girl thrashes harasser inside UP police station: Viral video

    The video of a teenage girl thrashing a boy inside a police station in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit district for allegedly harassing her has gone viral on social networking sites.

  • Prithviraj Chavan
    Jul 07, 2015 20:10 IST

    India staring at banking crisis, remedial steps needed: Congress

    Castigating the BJP government at the Centre, the Opposition Congress on Tuesday said the country may be headed for a "banking crisis" if remedial measures are not taken.

  • Lalit Modi
    Jul 07, 2015 18:30 IST

    Lalit Modi's lawyer: Not authorised to accept ED summons

    Lalit Modi's lawyer has returned summons in a money laundering case issued to the former IPL boss by the Enforcement Directorate, saying he was not authorised by his client to receive them, the central agency said on Tuesday.

  • Kalyan
    Jul 07, 2015 20:05 IST

    Adhinayak in national anthem sings praise to Britishers: Governor

    Governor of Rajasthan and chancellor Kalyan Singh on Tuesday once again created a controversy by suggesting that the word ‘adhinayak’ in the national anthem should be removed as it praises the British rulers of pre-Independence era.

  • Open defecation
    Jul 07, 2015 18:06 IST

    PMO prods, ministers visit kin of girl who killed self over toilet

    After getting a call from the Prime Minister’s Office, ministers, lawmakers and officials are queuing up with promises before the house of Khusbhu, the 17-year-old girl who committed suicide shamed by the lack of toilet, and exposed graft in welfare schemes.

  • Afghan men ride
    Jul 07, 2015 17:57 IST

    Another crackdown in Kashmir -- on two-wheelers

    In an effort to restore sanity on Srinagar's roads, police have cracked down heavily on two-wheelers, seizing more than 3,000 of them.In the special drive launched last week, riders have been challaned for traffic violations including triple riding and not wearing helmets, police said.

  • Barabanki woman
    Jul 07, 2015 17:36 IST

    Woman set ablaze at UP police station: Son seeks CBI probe

    The UP journalist who has accused police officials in Barabanki district of setting his mother ablaze after she refused to pay a bribe for freeing her husband on Tuesday demanded a CBI probe into the case.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 07, 2015 13:36 IST

    Will request HC to order CBI probe into Vyapam scam: CM Chouhan

    Embattled Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday said he was ready for a CBI inquiry into the multi-layered scam in the state professional examination board (PEB), or Vyapam, which has become the biggest challenge for his third term in power.

  • Turkish Airlines
    Jul 07, 2015 14:36 IST

    No bomb found on Turkish Airlines jet, to take off soon from Delhi

    A Turkish plane made an emergency landing at the Delhi airport on Tuesday after a bomb threat was reported on the aircraft. National Security Guard commandos were rushed to the Indira Gandhi International airport after 148 passengers travelling in the aircraft, headed to Bangkok, were evacuated.

  • Maggi
    Jul 07, 2015 13:50 IST

    Nestle shells out Rs 20cr for destroying Maggi instant noodles packets

    Nestle India has paid Rs 20 crore to Ambuja Cements for destroying Maggi noodles, which have been found to be harmful for human consumption by the food regulators in India.