- Jul 07, 2015 09:48 IST
A constable, who was questioned by authorities over alleged fraudulent recruitments made during a test conducted by the tainted MPPEB, was found dead in mysterious circumstances in his official residence in Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh.
- Jul 07, 2015 09:25 IST
The Supreme Court has asked the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to take former CBI special director MN Sharma’s assistance in its probe against Ranjit Sinha, who is facing charges of scuttling the coal block allocation scam when he was the agency chief.
- Jul 07, 2015 08:31 IST
Union water resources minister Uma Bharti said on Monday that despite being a minister she feared for the lives of people connected to her in relation to the Vyapam scam.
- Jul 07, 2015 01:30 IST
The special task force (STF) of Madhya Pradesh police is searching for 40 students from Bihar for allegedly helping candidates in medical examinations conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB). The STF has also launched raids in medical colleges of Uttar Pradesh to nab impersonators (officially called solvers).
- Jul 07, 2015 01:22 IST
A spate of recent deaths of people linked to the scam has left witnesses and accused spooked and worried about their safety with several whistleblowers saying they fear for their lives. Many allege the deaths are a systematic attempt to scuttle the investigation that has already singed top bureaucrats and politicians.
- Jul 07, 2015 01:23 IST
Stepping up its hardline Hindutva stand, the Shiv Sena on Monday targeted the Muslim community, saying it needed to take up family planning as its increasing population would cause geographical, linguistic and sentimental problems and affect the unity of the country.
- Jul 07, 2015 01:15 IST
The commander-in-chief of Myanmar’s Armed Forces, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, will visit New Delhi later this month at the invitation of Army chief Dalbir Singh to discuss coordinated patrolling against insurgents on the India-Myanmar border.
- Jul 07, 2015 01:08 IST
With an increase in the number of complaints of men putting up fake profiles on matrimonial websites and duping women, the government has decided to step in and create a technology platform to check such fraudsters.
- Jul 07, 2015 00:55 IST
The NDA government is looking to recalibrate social security programmes, including subsidies, with a series of steps that now cover the National Food Security Act, sparking off criticisms of spending cuts in food handouts in a country that still has one of the poorest malnutrition records globally.
- Jul 07, 2015 00:53 IST
Passengers on board Air India’s (AI) June 28 Bengaluru-Hyderabad flight (513) had a narrow escape as the pilot did a “touch and go” after bouncing on the runway during landing and seriously jeopardising flight safety, a retired Indian Air Force flight test engineer has said in a complaint to the airline.
- Jul 07, 2015 00:42 IST
Expressing concern over the issue of terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India is looking forward to combating the menace along with Uzbekistan, besides enhancing bilateral ties with the country.
- Jul 07, 2015 00:00 IST
A deadly cocktail of whisky and antidepressants may have claimed the life of a Madhya Pradesh medical college dean whose body was found in a Delhi hotel room, officials said on Monday, marking another death of a person with links to a multi-layered examination scam.
- Jul 06, 2015 23:36 IST
At the headquarters of the Madhya Pradesh special task force (STF), the team probing the state’s biggest examination scam is itself under siege, facing a potential credibility crisis with allegations of a goof up on the investigation flying from all sides.
- Jul 06, 2015 22:47 IST
Madhya Pradesh police on Monday despatched the viscera and tissues of television journalist Akshay Singh to the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in Delhi for further examination to determine the cause of his death.
- Jul 06, 2015 23:09 IST
The Indian Army’s rare strike on foreign soil on June 9 will make it to the force's elite schools specialising in counter insurgency, jungle warfare and special operations as a case study, a senior army officer told HT.