India

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    Jul 05, 2015 14:57 IST

    Coast Guard intercepts foreign vessel off Kerala coast

    The Coast Guard on Sunday intercepted a foreign vessel that entered Indian waters near the Alappuzha coast, a police officer said.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 05, 2015 11:17 IST

    Will ask SIT to investigate journo death, CBI probe not needed: Chouhan

    Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Sunday he would write to the high court-appointed Special Investigation Team probing the Vyapam scam to look into the sudden death of a journalist who was working on an investigative report on the case.

  • Arun Sharma
    Jul 05, 2015 11:35 IST

    MP medical college dean with Vyapam link found dead in Delhi hotel

    The dean of a medical college in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh was found dead in a hotel in southwest Delhi on Sunday. Reports said 64-year-old Arun Sharma was investigating irregularities in the medical entrance test conducted by the tainted Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board.

  • Narendra Yadav
    Jul 05, 2015 12:42 IST

    Chasing stories to death: The challenges of being a journalist

    Recent attacks on journalists in mofussil towns are indicative of the dangers they face on the job. A look at the challenges they face and the temptations they fight

  • WhatsApp
    Jul 05, 2015 13:29 IST

    WhatsApp message triggers communal tension in UP's Moradabad

    Moradabad city was tense on Sunday after members of the Muslim community, angered by an objectionable post on WhatsApp, lobbed stones at a police station and reportedly manhandled some policemen.

  • Harmohinder Singh Khosa accused and elder brother of the victim pleads not
    Jul 05, 2015 10:36 IST

    72-year-old woman in Mumbai beaten and robbed, fights for life

    A 72-year-old woman is fighting for her life after she was brutally assaulted by two alleged robbers inside her apartment in Santacruz area of Mumbai, police officials and doctors said on Sunday.

  • Ajmer blast
    Jul 05, 2015 00:49 IST

    Ajmer blast case goes Malegaon way, 13 witnesses turn hostile

    The trial of alleged Hindu extremists in the 2007 Ajmer blast case has received a setback as 13 of 93 witnesses have refused to support the prosecution in their depositions so far. Seven of those 13 are ‘material witnesses’ whose testimonies are crucial to prove the case.

  • Merrut Medical College
    Jul 04, 2015 19:57 IST

    Caught on camera: Meerut hospital staff sells human liver

    The Meerut district administration on Saturday ordered a probe after an employee of the Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial Medical College was caught on camera selling a human liver, suspected to be used widely in the state for black magic rituals.

  • Dawood Ibrahim
    Jul 04, 2015 16:45 IST

    Dawood wanted house arrest instead of being kept in jail: Pawar

    Former Maharashtra chief minister Sharad Pawar said on Saturday Ram Jethmalani’s proposal on allowing 1993 blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim to surrender was rejected in the 90s as a notorious criminal like him could not be put merely under house arrest.

  • Chhattisgarh chief minister, Raman Singh
    Jul 04, 2015 16:25 IST

    Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh accused of Rs 36,000-cr rice scam

    The Congress on Saturday launched a fresh attack on the BJP, demanding Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh’s resignation for alleged involvement in a Rs 36,000-crore scam in a scheme for supplying rice through the public distribution system.

  • Narendra Modi
    Jul 05, 2015 00:56 IST

    Swachh Bharat? Govt buildings at the bottom of cleanliness ranking

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s messages for a Swachh Bharat seem to be falling on deaf ears within his own administration with key government buildings like Shastri Bhawan and Krishi Bhawan languishing at the bottom of a cleanliness ranking prepared by the Central Public Works Department(CPWD).

  • Diarrhoea patients Dasuya
    Jul 05, 2015 00:58 IST

    Most Indians prefer private healthcare services over govt hospitals

    Jasmeet Singh quietly stares at a piece of farm land in Punjab’s Amritsar district he once owned. He was forced to sell the land to pay for his father’s cancer treatment at a private hospital in Delhi after a brief period at a local government hospital.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 05, 2015 13:01 IST

    Poll: Chouhan says no CBI probe into Vyapam scam needed. Agree?

    Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Sunday there was no need for a CBI investigation into the Vyapam scam and the death of a Delhi journalist who was working on an investigative report on the case.

  • Rahul Gandhi
    Jul 05, 2015 00:42 IST

    After farmers, Cong vice prez Rahul Gandhi comes out for business

    Rahul Gandhi turned a brand new leaf on Saturday, meeting leaders from the world of e-commerce and assuring them that he was pro-business and wanted industries to grow. The Congress vice-president’s latest move came a day before the launch of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “digital dialogue”.

  • Harmohinder Singh Khosa accused and elder brother of the victim pleads not
    Jul 04, 2015 09:00 IST

    Ex-Bihar minister stabbed, prime suspect arrested

    Ezaz-ul-Haq, a former Bihar minister, was stabbed in his flat in Patna late on Friday night.