India

  • Maggi
    Jul 07, 2015 13:50 IST

    Nestle shells out Rs 20cr for destroying Maggi instant noodles packets

    Nestle India has paid Rs 20 crore to Ambuja Cements for destroying Maggi noodles, which have been found to be harmful for human consumption by the food regulators in India.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 07, 2015 13:36 IST

    Request HC to order CBI probe into Vyapam scam: MP CM Chouhan

    Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Tuesday he will ask the high court to order a CBI probe into the Vyapam scam after the state government was rattled by a series of mysterious deaths of people with links to the examination and recruitment scandal.

  • Sadananda Gowda
    Jul 07, 2015 13:07 IST

    Vyapam scam: Gowda says PM Modi need not answer on 'silly issues'

    More than 2,000 people have been arrested and around 40 linked to Madhya Pradesh's Vyapam scam have died mysteriously, but BJP leader and Union minister DV Sadananda Gowda called the examination and recruitment scandal a "silly issue" on Monday , adding Prime Minister Narendra Modi need not respond over it.

  • Drones
    Jul 07, 2015 12:47 IST

    Drone flies close to Bhabha Atomic Centre, sparks concerns

    The police have launched a hunt for three persons who on Monday afternoon flew a remote controlled drone near the gate of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Trombay which has been earmarked as a restricted zone where photography is not allowed.

  • Barabanki woman
    Jul 07, 2015 12:16 IST

    BJP slams UP govt, police after Barabanki woman set afire dies

    The BJP on Tuesday accused the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh of promoting lawlessness in the state following the death of a journalist’s mother, who was allegedly set ablaze at a police station in Barabanki.

  • SC, Supreme Court
    Jul 07, 2015 11:25 IST

    SC to hear plea seeking CBI probe into Vyapam scandal, deaths

    The Supreme Court will hear on Thursday a plea by Congress leader Digvijaya Singh and three whistle-blowers seeking an apex court-monitored CBI probe into the Vyapam scam and the string of mystery deaths related to the examination and recruitment scandal.

  • Vyapam, MPPEB
    Jul 07, 2015 09:48 IST

    Constable questioned in MP Vyapam scam case found hanging at home

    A constable, who was questioned by authorities over alleged fraudulent recruitments made during a test conducted by the tainted MPPEB, was found dead in mysterious circumstances in his official residence in Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Ranjit Sinha
    Jul 07, 2015 09:25 IST

    Former CBI top official to help probe Ranjit Sinha logbook case

    The Supreme Court has asked the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to take former CBI special director MN Sharma’s assistance in its probe against Ranjit Sinha, who is facing charges of scuttling the coal block allocation scam when he was the agency chief.

  • couple
    Jul 07, 2015 01:08 IST

    Govt to check fraud by linking Aadhaar to matrimonial accounts

    With an increase in the number of complaints of men putting up fake profiles on matrimonial websites and duping women, the government has decided to step in and create a technology platform to check such fraudsters.

  •  Uma Bharti
    Jul 07, 2015 08:31 IST

    Vyapam scam: Uma Bharti fears for lives of people connected to her

    Union water resources minister Uma Bharti said on Monday that despite being a minister she feared for the lives of people connected to her in relation to the Vyapam scam.

  • Toddler in Chennai made to drink alcohol
    Jul 07, 2015 10:32 IST

    Video of 4-yr-old forced to drink alcohol surfaces, 2 arrested

    Police have arrested two men who appeared in a video that showed a group of youngsters forcing a four-year-old boy to drink alcohol, officials said on Tuesday.

  • Vyapam scam Congress MP Bhopal
    Jul 07, 2015 01:22 IST

    'We're living in fear': Sleepless nights stalk kin of Vyapam accused

    A spate of recent deaths of people linked to the scam has left witnesses and accused spooked and worried about their safety with several whistleblowers saying they fear for their lives. Many allege the deaths are a systematic attempt to scuttle the investigation that has already singed top bureaucrats and politicians.

  • Mi-35
    Jul 07, 2015 01:15 IST

    Security cooperation: Myanmar's commander-in-chief to visit India

    The commander-in-chief of Myanmar’s Armed Forces, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, will visit New Delhi later this month at the invitation of Army chief Dalbir Singh to discuss coordinated patrolling against insurgents on the India-Myanmar border.

  • Congress protest Vyapam scam Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 07, 2015 01:30 IST

    STF raids Bihar, UP looking for Vyapam suspects

    The special task force (STF) of Madhya Pradesh police is searching for 40 students from Bihar for allegedly helping candidates in medical examinations conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB). The STF has also launched raids in medical colleges of Uttar Pradesh to nab impersonators (officially called solvers).

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 07, 2015 11:05 IST

    Poll: Vyapam scam: Are CM Shivraj's clarifications convincing?

    Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has survived crises such as the “dumper scam” in the past but the buzz in Bhopal’s political circles is that his days in the office he entered almost 10 years ago could be numbered because of the Vyapam scam.