Delhi police arrested two government employees on Thursday as the probe widened in the corporate espionage scam involving the sale of classified documents from key ministries to private energy companies and consultancies.
Dr Rajendra K Pachauri has been diagnosed with aortic valve calcification — calcium deposit in the heart’s aortic valve that obstructs the blood flow to the rest the body — and has been advised valve-replacement surgery.
The Prime Minister’s Office is likely take a call soon on the future of RK Pachauri in the prime minister’s council on climate change following the registration of a sexual harassment case against him.
A day after senior leader Kamal Nath said the Congress was falling in confusion between the two power centres of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul, the party on Thursday dismissed any rift between the two, insisting that both were running the party in a “cohesive” manner.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Thursday carried out searches at the premises of meat exporter Moin Qureshi and questioned him and two of his employees as part of its probe into alleged payments made by him abroad using hawala channels.
An engineless railway coach travelled 20 kms from Barmer railway station, a day before Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu announced sweeping reforms including steps to increase safety in trains during the railway budget.
Sonadevi just wanted to highlight a problem faced by working mothers with breastfeeding babies. She ended up making a big statement in Rajasthan’s assembly on Thursday.
It may have been a wedding reception of a young couple, but the personal was entirely subsumed by the political as India's ruling class came together to attend the power wedding which has brought north India's two most powerful Yadav leaders - Mulayam Singh and Lalu Prasad - together.
The Centre has banned terror group ISIS and all its affiliate organisations, responsible for series of savage attacks and killings in Iraq and Syria under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
The government appointed Siraj Hussain as agriculture secretary and shifted fertilisers secretary Jugal Kishore Mohapatra to rural development on Thursday, effecting a bureaucratic reshuffle before the Union budget.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which is probing a money laundering case against YSRCP leader Jaganmohan Reddy and India Cements managing director N Srinivasan, has on Thursday attached properties worth Rs. 232 crore belonging to the companies managed by the two.
Social activist Anna Hazare, who is spearheading agitation against the land acquisition bill, on Thursday said Prime Minister will not accept his suggestions on the issue as Narendra Modi is "allergic" to him.
A woman teacher at a prominent Indian school in Doha was forced to resign after she posted a derogatory caricature of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on her Facebook account, a media report said on Thursday.
The railways was hardwired to Modi’s vision of Digital India as Prabhu pledged WiFi at railway stations and acknowledged his leader’s idea of “cooperative federalism” to work “closely with the states” for expanding the rail network.
Swine flu claimed 39 more lives as the death toll reached closer to the 1000 mark while the number of people affected with the H1N1 virus across the country crossed 17,000 on Thursday.