- Jul 06, 2015 16:47 IST
Home minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday there would be no CBI investigation into the Vyapam scam until a court directed the central investigating agency to look into the examination and recruitment scam that is dogging Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's third term.
- Jul 06, 2015 16:06 IST
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Monday it was not fair to link every death in the state with Vyapam scam, hours after a trainee police sub-inspector recruited through the tainted state examination board committed suicide.
- Jul 06, 2015 11:28 IST
The Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Vikramajit Sen recalled the earlier order of a guardianship court and asking it to re-examine the plea by the unwed mother seeking guardianship of the child without issuing notice to the father.
- Jul 06, 2015 15:28 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday began his central Asia trip, which will be interspersed with his visit to Russia to attend the summits of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Ufa.
- Jul 06, 2015 13:07 IST
The Congress intensified its attack on Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday, saying he should be sacked in order to ensure an impartial probe into the Vyapam scam. Chouhan cannot escape responsibility for the "45 deaths" connected to the examination and recruitment scam, the Congress said.
- Jul 06, 2015 14:40 IST
Allegations of the corruption against the chief ministers of BJP-ruled Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh have given the beleaguered opposition party, which suffered its worst electoral defeat in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the handle to attack Modi after he praised his government for a graft-free year in power.
- Jul 06, 2015 14:58 IST
The Vyapam scam has been described as one of the biggest scandals in the history of the country. As many as 2,500 accused have been named so far, and about 2,000 of them have been arrested.
- Jul 06, 2015 15:36 IST
Nuclear-armed rivals Pakistan and India will start the process of joining a security bloc led by China and Russia at a summit in Russia later this week, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Monday, the first time the grouping has expanded since it was set up in 2001.
- Jul 06, 2015 12:02 IST
On Monday, Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee's birth anniversary, the BJP said the coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir will not compromise with his ideology of an integrated state and will never support separatist forces.
- Jul 06, 2015 13:24 IST
At least six people were injured in a sectarian clash between two communities in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district over the issue of offloading bricks in a paddy field, police said on Monday.
- Jul 06, 2015 16:31 IST
Asserting that the recent incidents of ceasefire violations were aimed at facilitating infiltration from across the border, Jammu and Kashmir deputy chief minister Nirmal Singh said on Monday that Pakistan was desperately trying to disrupt the annual Amarnath Yatra.
- Jul 06, 2015 16:18 IST
Heavy rains lashed most parts of North India on Monday, bringing a much needed respite from the unrelenting heat of the past few days. Mountainous regions, including Uttarakhand, issued several warnings, and the transportation infrastructure of cities like Mohali were completely waterlogged.
- Jul 06, 2015 13:20 IST
On having appeared for the accused in an earlier case, Justice UU Lalit recused himself from hearing the petiton of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, who is serving a 10-year jail term in the JBT scam.
- Jul 06, 2015 12:11 IST
The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear a plea seeking the removal of Madhya Pradesh governor Ram Naresh Yadav for his alleged involvement in the multi-layered examination and recruitment scandal, commonly called the Vyapam scam.
- Jul 06, 2015 10:08 IST
Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the frontiers in Jammu and Kashmir, targeting Indian positions along the LoC and international border overnight and killing a Border Security Force (BSF) trooper.