India

  • Document leak case
    Feb 27, 2015 00:14 IST

    Corporate espionage: 7 more to be arrested soon, says Delhi Police

    Delhi police arrested two government employees on Thursday as the probe widened in the corporate espionage scam involving the sale of classified documents from key ministries to private energy companies and consultancies.

  • RK Pachauri
    Feb 27, 2015 00:20 IST

    Sexual harassment case: Pachauri’s heart troubles worsen

    Dr Rajendra K Pachauri has been diagnosed with aortic valve calcification — calcium deposit in the heart’s aortic valve that obstructs the blood flow to the rest the body — and has been advised valve-replacement surgery.

  • RK Pachauri
    Feb 27, 2015 00:27 IST

    PMO to take a call on RK Pachauri’s future in climate change council

    The Prime Minister’s Office is likely take a call soon on the future of RK Pachauri in the prime minister’s council on climate change following the registration of a sexual harassment case against him.

  • Sonia Gandhi
    Feb 27, 2015 00:36 IST

    Congress insists no rift between Sonia, Rahul

    A day after senior leader Kamal Nath said the Congress was falling in confusion between the two power centres of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul, the party on Thursday dismissed any rift between the two, insisting that both were running the party in a “cohesive” manner.

  • Income tax
    Feb 27, 2015 00:58 IST

    ED turns up the hawala heat on Moin Qureshi

    The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Thursday carried out searches at the premises of meat exporter Moin Qureshi and questioned him and two of his employees as part of its probe into alleged payments made by him abroad using hawala channels.

  • train
    Feb 26, 2015 21:05 IST

    Hey Prabhu! Engineless railway coach travels 20 km in Barmer

    An engineless railway coach travelled 20 kms from Barmer railway station, a day before Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu announced sweeping reforms including steps to increase safety in trains during the railway budget.

  • Rajasthan MLA
    Feb 26, 2015 21:41 IST

    Rajasthan MLA seeks crèche in assembly to breastfeed newborn daughter

    Sonadevi just wanted to highlight a problem faced by working mothers with breastfeeding babies. She ended up making a big statement in Rajasthan’s assembly on Thursday.

  • Wedding
    Feb 26, 2015 22:28 IST

    At the grand Yadav wedding, Delhi's political elite congregate

    It may have been a wedding reception of a young couple, but the personal was entirely subsumed by the political as India's ruling class came together to attend the power wedding which has brought north India's two most powerful Yadav leaders - Mulayam Singh and Lalu Prasad - together.

  • ISIS
    Feb 26, 2015 22:50 IST

    Centre bans IS, all affiliates for ‘terrorist actions’

    The Centre has banned terror group ISIS and all its affiliate organisations, responsible for series of savage attacks and killings in Iraq and Syria under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

  • Building blocks of British empire
    Feb 26, 2015 23:15 IST

    Reshuffle in bureaucracy before budget

    The government appointed Siraj Hussain as agriculture secretary and shifted fertilisers secretary Jugal Kishore Mohapatra to rural development on Thursday, effecting a bureaucratic reshuffle before the Union budget.

  • N Srinivasan
    Feb 26, 2015 23:39 IST

    Jagan, Srinivasan properties worth Rs. 232 cr attached by ED

    The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which is probing a money laundering case against YSRCP leader Jaganmohan Reddy and India Cements managing director N Srinivasan, has on Thursday attached properties worth Rs. 232 crore belonging to the companies managed by the two.

  • Hazare
    Feb 26, 2015 21:08 IST

    PM will not take suggestions as he is allergic to me: Hazare

    Social activist Anna Hazare, who is spearheading agitation against the land acquisition bill, on Thursday said Prime Minister will not accept his suggestions on the issue as Narendra Modi is "allergic" to him.

  • I strongly condemn violence against any religion: PM Modi
    Feb 26, 2015 20:45 IST

    Indian teacher in Doha forced to quit over Modi caricature

    A woman teacher at a prominent Indian school in Doha was forced to resign after she posted a derogatory caricature of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on her Facebook account, a media report said on Thursday.

  • Passengers
    Feb 26, 2015 19:40 IST

    Narendra Modi's imprint on Suresh Prabhu’s Railway Budget speech

    The railways was hardwired to Modi’s vision of Digital India as Prabhu pledged WiFi at railway stations and acknowledged his leader’s idea of “cooperative federalism” to work “closely with the states” for expanding the rail network.

  • respiratory masks
    Feb 26, 2015 20:32 IST

    39 more swine flu deaths, toll nears 1000 mark

    Swine flu claimed 39 more lives as the death toll reached closer to the 1000 mark while the number of people affected with the H1N1 virus across the country crossed 17,000 on Thursday.