- May 23, 2015 10:58 IST
AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa returned as Tamil Nadu’s chief minister for the fifth time on Saturday, making a comeback nearly eight months after she resigned following her conviction in a corruption case.
- May 24, 2015 00:27 IST
In an unprecedented order, the Supreme Court has asked the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to make arrangements for the accommodation of an accused and pay him a monthly allowance of Rs 6,000 till the pendency of his trial.
- May 23, 2015 23:20 IST
Ahead of the Bihar assembly elections, a disagreement over the chief ministerial face post the merger of 'Janata Parivar' constituents is believed one of the main stumbling blocks in the JD(U)-RJD coalition.
- May 23, 2015 14:13 IST
Hailing the Modi government for its achievements in the first year of its rule, finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the BJP-led coalition had been able to restore the stature, dignity and credibility of the Prime Minister’s Office that was missing in the UPA era.
- May 24, 2015 00:47 IST
An increasing number of urban Indian professionals are signing up for courses and training in paranormal sciences from a host of institutes that have mushroomed across India. And the cost of these courses — which can touch Rs 75,000 — is no deterrent.
- May 23, 2015 23:36 IST
Trade unions, including the RSS affiliated Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), have opposed the government's move to deduct tax at source (TDS) on pre-mature provident fund (PF) withdrawals and called it 'anti-worker'.
- May 23, 2015 23:40 IST
The third most wanted men in India after Hafeez Saeed and Dawood Ibrahim, Major Abdul Rehman alias Pasha, had visited Nepal in 2005. Pasha, intelligence agencies say, trained terrorists behind the 26\11 attacks. He, apparently, stayed in Nepal for a week to co-ordinate terror activities as part of the Karachi Project.
- May 23, 2015 23:25 IST
The Siddaramaiah-led Congress government in Karnataka has been sitting for a week on a letter sent by the Advocate General recommending an appeal against the acquittal of Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa.
- May 23, 2015 20:52 IST
A Kuwait national helped Areeb Majeed, the Kalyan youth who joined the outlawed Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), with 1,000 US dollars while he was in Baghdad.
- May 23, 2015 21:14 IST
Dalit residents of Ghatwani village in Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh -- some 400 km from Bhopal -- have alleged that they are not allowed to use a public borewell and have to drink dirty water of a disused well.
- May 23, 2015 23:13 IST
After deciding to ally with only the Left-democratic forces, the recently revamped CPI(M) has roped in CPI and CPI(Marxist-Leninist) for a poll-pact in the forthcoming Legislative Council election in Bihar.
- May 23, 2015 23:17 IST
The Kerala government will move an appeal against the High Court observation that being a Maoist is not a crime. It has asked state home secretary Nalini Netto to submit a report after examining the verdict delivered on Friday.
- May 23, 2015 20:04 IST
Two police personnel who were allegedly found dancing with a woman and showering notes while on duty have been suspended on Saturday, a senior official said.
- May 23, 2015 19:43 IST
Haryana health minister Anil Vij on Saturday donned the hat of Sholay film's iconic character Gabbar, while taking a dig at former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda over his comments terming him a "junior minister". Vij had earlier also resorted to another dialogue from the movie to drive home a point.
- May 23, 2015 18:12 IST
Attacking the government over non-implementation of 'one rank one pension' scheme, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said he will "pressurise" the Centre to act on the issue at the earliest.