India

  • Jagan Mohan Reddy
    Aug 29, 2015 11:32 IST

    Shutdown over special status demand begins in Andhra Pradesh

    The bandh called by the YSR Congress demanding special status to Andhra Pradesh began on Saturday with party workers and leaders staging protests in front of bus depots belonging to the state road transport organisation (APSRTC).

  • Mikhail Bora
    Aug 29, 2015 10:54 IST

    Indrani tried to kill me the same day as Sheena, says son Mikhail

    Indrani Mukerjea's son Mikhail Bora has claimed that the arrested media entrepreneur also tried to kill him the very day Sheena Bora was allegedly murdered in April, 2012, media reports said.

  • Ambulance services
    Aug 28, 2015 21:54 IST

    Ambulance scam: CBI files case against Chidambaram's son, Gehlot

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed a case of fraud against the son of former Union minister P Chidambaram, Karti Chidambaram, and former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot among others over alleged irregularities in allotment of a contract for operating 108-Ambulance service in Rajasthan.

  • Indrani Mukerjea, Sheena Bora
    Aug 29, 2015 10:19 IST

    Unsolved mystery: Why did Sanjeev help Indrani murder Sheena Bora?

    It is a question which has baffled Mumbai police all along: why did Kolkata-based businessman Sanjeev Khanna partnered with his former wife, disgraced media entrepreneur Indrani Mukerjea, to allegedly murder Sheena Bora?

  • Crime
    Aug 29, 2015 08:44 IST

    UP: Boy scalded for asking wages to send Rakhi gift to sister

    A boy suffered serious burns after his employer threw boiling water on him for asking for his wages to send a gift to his sister on Rakshabandhan, police said.

  • Sheena Bora
    Aug 29, 2015 08:21 IST

    Sheena Bora case: 2 more people may be involved in the murder

    The Mumbai police on Friday said they suspected the involvement of two more people in the murder of former Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL) human resources executive Sheena Bora.

  • Indrani Mukerjea
    Aug 29, 2015 01:44 IST

    In Sheena Bora case, old remains are a forensic nightmare

    Forensic examinations are pivotal in solving murder cases, particularly to ascertain a dead person’s identity. But in the Sheena Bora case, it appears a fresh forensic investigation will reveal nothing new.

  • IS
    Aug 29, 2015 01:12 IST

    Hope dims for Indian hostages in Libya

    A month after they were taken hostage by masked Islamic State (IS) gunmen in Libya, the government has no contact with the abductors and have now also lost its connection to the mediators who were helping secure their release.

  • Patels, Gujarat
    Aug 29, 2015 00:55 IST

    Calm returns to Gujarat, HC orders custody death inquiry

    The Gujarat high court ordered a CID inquiry into the death of a 32-year-old man in police custody during the violent Patel stir in the state, where calm returned as the government lifted a curfew clamped in some areas of Ahmedabad on Friday.

  • Pranab Mukherjee
    Aug 29, 2015 01:20 IST

    President Pranab to visit Israel after touring Jordan

    At a time when diplomatic equations are being forged between Tel Aviv and Riyadh over Tehran, President Pranab Mukherjee is expected to visit Israel from October 13-15 after state-level visits to Jordan and Palestine.

  • Modi
    Aug 29, 2015 00:47 IST

    PM Modi starts building budget team, 16 officers reshuffled

    PM Narendra Modi on Friday brought in a new team of civil servants for next year’s Union budget that will be tasked with steering the economy in an uncertain global environment and shepherding second-generation reforms.

  • Sheena Bora
    Aug 28, 2015 22:56 IST

    Sanjeev Khanna confesses complicity in Sheena Bora murder: Police

    Mumbai Police commissioner Rakesh Maria said on Friday that Kolkata-based businessman Sanjeev Khanna, the third accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, confessed to his complicity in the crime during interrogation.

  • Rajnath Singh
    Aug 28, 2015 21:16 IST

    RSS raises national security fears with Rajnath, Parrikar

    The RSS has revealed its fears before the government about a growing threat to national security in frontier areas of states sharing international borders with Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal.

  • Land Bill
    Aug 29, 2015 01:31 IST

    NDA issues executive order on land bill

    Three days before the ordinance on the land bill is set to lapse on August 31, the NDA government on Friday issued an executive order to ensure continuity of higher compensation and rehabilitation benefits for all land-losers, irrespective of the purpose for which their land had been acquired.

  • Modi
    Aug 29, 2015 00:43 IST

    'Olympic-style' welcome planned for PM Modi's UK visit

    Organisers have planned what they called an ‘Olympic-style’ welcome at the Wembley stadium (capacity: 90,000) on November 13 when Narendra Modi visits Britain on the first Indian prime ministerial visit in nearly a decade.