The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)’s probe into the high-profile fake encounter killings of Sohrabuddin Sheikh-Tulsi Prajapati is set for a quiet burial with the agency dragging its feet on appealing the discharges by the Mumbai trial court.
The Supreme Court asked six national political parties on Tuesday to respond to a plea seeking to bring them under the ambit of the RTI Act, which would allow citizens to access details of their finances and internal processes like how they choose their representatives.
The Sahara group on Tuesday expressed its inability to pay Rs 36,000 crore to its investors within 18 months as ordered by the Supreme Court last month, saying there was “no business house in the world or country” that could pay the amount within the time frame fixed by the court.
When right to information activist Guru Prasad Shukla was beaten to death by fellow villagers last month, he became the 39th person to lay down his life for exercising the transparency law in its first decade. Another 275 people have reportedly been assaulted or harassed for invoking the law to raise uncomfortable questions before those in power.
The government’s decision on demarcating an eco-sensitive zone in the Western Ghats will balance the needs of the environment and development by banning excessive mining and polluting industries in the zone, environment minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday.
Though it’s yet to be seen how the high court takes its stand on chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s request for a CBI inquiry into Vyapam scam he announced on Tuesday, the damage has already been done to his image given his delayed decision on the inquiry, feel many in the ruling party.
Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor and Delhi-based girl Mira Rajput, who met at Radha Soami Satsang Beas (RSSB), a religious group that the two follow, tied in a nuptial knot in Gurgaon on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday underlined the Islamic heritage of both India and Central Asia defined by the highest ideals and said it has always rejected the forces of extremism.
A police team from Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh arrived at AIIMS in the national Capital on Tuesday with the viscera samples of TV journalist Akshay Singh who died under mysterious circumstances while covering the Vyapam scam. Samples were sent to Delhi to rule out any possibility of foul play at AIIMS Bhopal.
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan bowed to public pressure on Tuesday and recommended a CBI probe into a snowballing examination scandal that has bruised his government’s credibility with people connected to the case dying mysteriously.
The video of a teenage girl thrashing a boy inside a police station in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit district for allegedly harassing her has gone viral on social networking sites.
Castigating the BJP government at the Centre, the Opposition Congress on Tuesday said the country may be headed for a "banking crisis" if remedial measures are not taken.
Lalit Modi's lawyer has returned summons in a money laundering case issued to the former IPL boss by the Enforcement Directorate, saying he was not authorised by his client to receive them, the central agency said on Tuesday.
Governor of Rajasthan and chancellor Kalyan Singh on Tuesday once again created a controversy by suggesting that the word ‘adhinayak’ in the national anthem should be removed as it praises the British rulers of pre-Independence era.
After getting a call from the Prime Minister’s Office, ministers, lawmakers and officials are queuing up with promises before the house of Khusbhu, the 17-year-old girl who committed suicide shamed by the lack of toilet, and exposed graft in welfare schemes.