- Jul 31, 2015 18:51 IST
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis announced on Friday that an officer of additional director general rank has been appointed to probe the Jalna rape case in which the victim was used as a "bait" to nab the culprits and was allegedly raped again as a consequence.
- Jul 31, 2015 18:43 IST
Some business was conducted on Friday in the Lok Sabha which has been witnessing disruptions ever since the Monsoon session began on July 21 as the opposition has been relentlessly and vociferously raising the issue of Lalit Modi controversy and Vyapam scam.
- Jul 31, 2015 18:49 IST
A women's panchayat in a Bihar village has ordered women to punish with brooms people found consuming and selling liquor, while imposing a ban on liquor consumption, an official said on Friday.
- Jul 31, 2015 18:41 IST
Two of the four Indians detained in the Libyan city of Sirte, an area under the control of the Islamic State, were freed on Friday evening. Three of those abducted are faculty members at the Sirte university and the fourth person works at a university branch in Jufra.
- Jul 31, 2015 18:37 IST
In his reply to a question in Lok Sabha, minister of state for water resources Sanwar Lal Jat on Friday said that consulting firm 'Everything About Water' (EA Water) has concluded that India's demand for water is expected to exceed all current sources of supply and the country is set to become water scarce by the year 2025.
- Jul 31, 2015 17:10 IST
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) seized a huge cache of explosives from a Bihar village on Friday, just nine days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Gaya.
- Jul 31, 2015 16:59 IST
Lakshmikanth, one of the four men abducted late on Wednesday by suspected IS operatives in Libya, held a Phd in electronics from the Gulbarga university, official sources said.
- Jul 31, 2015 16:38 IST
In a controversial move, gram panchayat presidents in a Kerala district have adopted a resolution proposing that the canines be "exported" to South Korea, China and the northeast, to counter the rising menace of stray dogs.
- Jul 31, 2015 16:23 IST
An Air India flight made an emergency landing at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Friday. The 150 passengers and crew on board were reported safe.
- Jul 31, 2015 14:36 IST
Tripura governor Tathagata Roy on Friday said all those who attended the last rites of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon were potential terrorists who must now be keenly watched by the intelligence agencies.
- Jul 31, 2015 14:24 IST
The term “Hindu terrorists” coined by then UPA government weakened India’s stand on terrorism because they have no religion or caste, home minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday, days after an attack by suspected Pakistani infiltrators in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district.
- Jul 31, 2015 10:54 IST
Four Indian nationals have been abducted in Libya. The Indians- two from Hyderabad, one from Raichur and one from Bengaluru- were reportedly kidnapped from Sirte town near Tripoli.
- Jul 31, 2015 13:06 IST
The country's best education institutes are being tampered with by a government which believes that there is only one idea of India, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi told students of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), who are protesting against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the head of the Pune-based institute.
- Jul 31, 2015 12:59 IST
Lucknow-Agra Expressway is the longest greenfield expressway coming up in India and expected to cost Rs 13,000 crore. It will pass through Firozabad, Shikohabad, Mainpuri, Etawah, Kannauj and Mohanlalganj. The IAF will also bear the cost of the road runway project.
- Jul 31, 2015 12:42 IST
Standing on the threshold of history, every one of the 4,000 odd residents of Mashaldanga enclave in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal is thrilled, excited and full of hope. In less than 12 hours - at the stroke of midnight on Friday - they are going to have a homeland after a 'stateless’ existence of 68 years.