India

  • Rajyavardhan Rathore
    Aug 03, 2015 15:24 IST

    Rathore accuses Rahul Gandhi of politicising FTII strike

    As FTII students contine to demand the removal of Gajendra Chauhan via protests in the national capital, Union minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore accused Congree vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday of politicising the whole affair.

  • Nitin Gadkari
    Aug 03, 2015 15:23 IST

    Congress seems to have lost faith in democracy: Gadkari

    Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday accused the Congress of stalling parliamentary proceedings as the party "seems to have lost faith in democracy".

  • Sushma Swaraj
    Aug 03, 2015 11:54 IST

    Sushma Swaraj says didn't request UK govt to help Lalit Modi

    External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday told Parliament that she did not make any request to UK government on behalf of Lalit Modi.

  • white peacock
    Aug 03, 2015 11:29 IST

    Champion of 'Mann ki Baat' retreats to 'maun-vrat': Sonia on Modi

    Hours ahead of the all-party meet called by the government in a last-ditch attempt to break the Parliament logjam, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Monday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence, saying that the champion of 'mann ki baat' retreats to 'maun vrat' whenever there is a scandal involving his colleagues.

  • Pune bomb blast
    Aug 03, 2015 13:46 IST

    6-year-old critically injured as crude bomb explodes in Kolkata

    A locally made bomb went off at Tala in Kolkata on Monday, critically injuring a six-year-old boy, police said.

  • Internet pornography
    Aug 03, 2015 13:13 IST

    Porn ban sparks social media debate: 4 things you must know

    Users of social media platforms too have lashed out against the government’s move to ban more than 850 porn websites, using wit and humour to defend an individual’s right to watch pornography in the privacy of his home.

  • Charminar
    Aug 03, 2015 08:43 IST

    Charminar 'will be razed' if it is weak: Telangana deputy CM

    Telangana deputy chief minister Mahmood Ali cause a stir on Sunday after remarking that the historic "Charminar" would be razed if it became dilapidated. Ali made the remarks while defending his government's decision to rebuild the 90-year-old Osmania General Hospital (OGH) in Hyderabad.

  • Geeta, a hearing and speech impaired Indian woman who has been stranded in  Pakistan for past 15 years.
    Aug 03, 2015 10:40 IST

    Real life Bajrangi Bhaijaan: Indian envoy to meet woman stuck in Pak

    External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has directed the Indian envoy in Pakistan to look into the case of a hearing and speech impaired Indian woman who has been stranded in the neighbouring country for at least 15 years.

  • Railway accidents
    Aug 03, 2015 12:27 IST

    27,581 Indians died in railway accidents in 2014

    A total of 27,581 Indians died in 2014 in railway related accidents, the latest data by the National Crime Records Bureau shows.

  • Justice Markandey Katju
    Aug 03, 2015 14:02 IST

    Supreme Court clears Katju over Mahatma Gandhi, Netaji remarks

    Supreme Court on Monday said that prima facie comdemnation of justice Markandey Katju by Parliament for describing Mahatma Gandhi as a British agent and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose as a Japanese agent did not violate his right to free speech and expression or in any way dent his reputation.

  • Lok Sabha
    Aug 03, 2015 10:18 IST

    Parliament logjam: Sushma says didn't help Lalit Modi; Sonia targets PM

    External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday rejected the opposition’s allegations that she helped tainted former IPL chief Lalit Modi’s efforts to obtain British travel documents even as the Congress said there would be no compromise on its demand for her resignation.

  • Air India
    Aug 03, 2015 10:06 IST

    Air India's Delhi-Chicago flight delayed by 15 hours

    Air India’s Delhi-Chicago flight was delayed by more than 15 hours on July 30 as a member of the cabin crew did not report for duty.

  • Parliament
    Aug 03, 2015 12:52 IST

    Poll | Do you think Parliament deadlock will hurt the economy?

    The monsoon session has already witnessed four all-party meetings but the impasse continues. With just nine working days to go before the session ends on August 13, the key bills, especially the Goods and Services Bill are stuck in the logjam.

  • BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur
    Aug 03, 2015 10:17 IST

    Dhumal, son Anurag cost Himachal exchequer Rs 100 cr: Cong

    The opposition Congress has accused former Himachal Pradesh chief minister PK Dhumal and his son Anurag Thakur of causing a loss of Rs 100 crore to the state exchequer through the allotment of land to the state cricket association, the latest in a string of attacks on the BJP.

  • Mamata Banerjee at Martyr's Day rally in Kolkata
    Aug 03, 2015 08:29 IST

    Bengal flood situation grim, Mamata monitors situation

    West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee spent Sunday night in office to monitor the flood situation in the state in the wake of Cyclone Komen. The chief minister also called in the army for rescue operations in worst flood-hit areas, as heavy rain continued to lash the state.