India

  • OROP
    Sep 05, 2015 00:29 IST

    Govt's decision on OROP expected any time soon

    The government is expected to announce by early next week its decision to remove disparities in pensions of veterans by effecting a revision every five years, a move that will likely set it on a collision course with ex-servicemen who said they wouldn’t accept a unilateral decision.

  • Hardik Patel
    Sep 05, 2015 00:09 IST

    Hardik asks Patel leaders to clarify stand on reservation

    Hardik Patel, leader of the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), is bringing the Gujarat community’s agitation to the doors of Patel ministers, asking them to clarify their stand on the contentious issue of quota benefits.

  • RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat
    Sep 04, 2015 23:53 IST

    Pak is our ‘brother’, government must work to improve ties: RSS

    The RSS on Friday favoured engagement with Pakistan and other neigbours, saying they were “formed out of the same body (India)”, and endorsed the Narendra Modi government’s “direction, intent and commitment” in the past 14 months.

  • Indrani Mukerjea, Sheena Bora
    Sep 04, 2015 22:38 IST

    Sheena murder: 'Wasn’t paid for murder but got Rs 1 lakh leaving bonus'

    Shyamwar Rai, the driver and alleged accomplice of Indrani Mukerjea, has told the police that he was not paid for his role in the murder of Sheena Bora, but did receive a Rs 1 lakh “bonus” –from Indrani when he told her he wanted to work elsewhere soon after Sheena’s murder, according to a police source.

  • Vidhie
    Sep 04, 2015 22:51 IST

    Indrani-Sanjeev's daughter Vidhie questioned on ‘fake’ Sheena emails

    Police record statement of 18-year-old daughter of Indrani Mukerjea and Sanjeev Khanna to complete probe into emails sent to her, Peter and Mikhail from someone pretending to be Sheena Bora

  • Astrology
    Sep 04, 2015 22:21 IST

    'Achhe din' for astrologers in poll-bound Bihar

    Vernacular newspapers are full of advertisements by palmists, astrologers and tantriks offering anything from hypnotism to rituals that can defeat rivals in politics, at the workplace and in love.

  • Kalam
    Sep 04, 2015 22:15 IST

    Odisha's Wheeler Island to be renamed after APJ Abdul Kalam

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday renamed Bhadrak district's Wheeler Island after India's recently-deceased former president APJ Abdul Kalam.

  • Reducing emissions in power generation, transport and buildings
    Sep 04, 2015 20:30 IST

    India can’t compete with China on INDCs

    As the world eagerly awaits India’s climate action, there is absolute clarity that the country’s intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs) will not be similar to that of China.

  • OROP
    Sep 04, 2015 20:20 IST

    Ex-servicemen say OROP stir will continue if demands not met

    The government may soon unilaterally declare the implementation of OROP. If it is as per our terms and conditions then we will welcome it and thank the government. If not, then the unilateral declaration is unacceptable to us. We will intensify our protests

  • surgery
    Sep 04, 2015 20:12 IST

    Indian doctors over-prescribe tests to meet revenue goals: Study

    Many doctors working in India's 'profit driven' private hospitals are under pressure to carry out unnecessary and 'risky' tests and procedures to meet revenue targets, a report published in The BMJ journal has claimed.

  • App based taxi aggregator Olacabs.
    Sep 04, 2015 19:57 IST

    Jaipur: Ola cabbie arrested for molesting Finnish woman

    Suryaveer Poddar, a 28-year-old resident of Bihar, was heldfor allegedly molesting a 26-year-old Finnish woman in Shastri Nagar area of Jaipur at 1am when the woman was returning to her rented accommodation.

  • Indian navy
    Sep 04, 2015 19:50 IST

    Delhi HC allows permanent commission for women in Navy

    In a major relief for women naval officers, Delhi High Court on Friday allowed a bunch of please seeking permanent commission for them in the force, saying "sexist bias and service bias" would not be allowed to block progress of women.

  • Sitaram Yechury
    Sep 04, 2015 19:34 IST

    Joint meeting shows RSS directly controls Modi govt: CPI-M

    The CPI(M) attacked Union Ministers for presenting their report cards at the ongoing joint meeting of RSS-BJP saying their act is an affront to democracy and the exercise 'clearly' shows the Sangh Parivar was in 'direct control' of the government.

  • Modi
    Sep 04, 2015 19:20 IST

    Rural India not mentioned in Modi's Teachers' Day speech

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address on the eve of Teachers' Day left many government school students disappointed as there was no mention of them in the speech.

  • Janata Parivar
    Sep 04, 2015 18:28 IST

    Lalu, Sharad try to placate Mulayam, says he is 'guardian'

    On Thursday, the SP announced to break-up from the 'Mahagathbandhan' over being offered only five seats in the 243-member Bihar Assembly. SP national general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav said the party felt "humiliated" as it was not consulted while deciding seats and would contest the Assembly election in the state on its own.