INX media co-founder Indrani Mukerjea, arrested for allegedly murdering her daughter Sheena Bora, had also tried to poison her son Mikhail Bora, sources close to the investigation said on Monday.
The residences of a minister in the Manipur government and two MLAs were set ablaze on Monday evening in Churachandpur district.
Mumbai police have expressed frustration at the alleged lack of cooperation by Indrani, and the reported claims and counter-claims by her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna.
The government on Monday asserted that the decision not to repromulgate the land ordinance was 'no setback' for it and rejected Congress's charge of a 'U-turn' on the issue.
Development, environment and pollution are political issues. They have been at the core of the confrontation between developed and developing countries for more than four decades. And, increasingly, they are going to define political priorities and the distribution of economic and social welfare in India.
The law commission has recommended abolishing the death penalty in all cases except those with charges of terrorism and waging war against the state.
Former media honcho Indrani Mukerjea, arrested in connection with her daughter Sheena Bora's murder, was interrogated for 80-90 hours and not allowed a minute of legal counsel, her lawyers told a court on Monday.
There is something intriguing and infuriating about the constant carping by several people that the media has given extraordinary weightage to the Sheena Bora murder case to the exclusion of other stories.
BJP president Amit Shah on Monday is meeting leaders of his party's allies in Bihar to decide the seat-sharing agreement for the upcoming assembly elections in the state.
Simmering discontent against alleged dubious activities of a self-styled godman – Surendra Mishra alias Sura baba – reached a flashpoint on Sunday night as a mob of hundreds of angry locals ransacked his ashram in a village on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday appointed Rajiv Mehrishi as the home secretary on a two year term after incumbent LC Goyal put in his papers.
Karnataka chief minister announced on Monday a CID probe into the murder of progressive Kannada thinker and scholar MM Kalburgi at his residence at Dharwad, north Karnataka.
The government virtually rejected on Monday a key demand of ex-servicemen asking for parity in pensions that has deadlocked negotiations as hopes faded of a quick resolution to end a relay hunger strike by former soldiers that has embarrassed the Centre.
When asked about his political preferences, a student was wary, and cautiously said: "I compare the past state of development with the present and then decide. There has been some improvement. We have better roads and electricity under the Nitish government. But I have personally not benefited under any government scheme." And how would he vote? Mandal smiled, and said, "Isn't that my private right? What I can say is traditional patterns will not work anymore."
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