India

  • Indrani Mukerjea, Peter Mukerjea
    Sep 02, 2015 12:09 IST

    TV baron Peter Mukerjea records statement in Sheena Bora case

    Television baron Peter Mukerjea recorded on Wednesday his statement at Khar police station in Mumbai on the murder of his step daughter Sheena Bora.

  • Badni Devi Daga
    Sep 02, 2015 11:51 IST

    Bikaner: Believers flock to Jain woman on santhara fast

    Nearly 50 days into her fast, Devi’s family members have descended from various parts of the country to be with her during her last days at her modest house in Dagon Ki Gali, a locality of the tight-knit Jain community.

  • Indian currency notes
    Sep 02, 2015 11:48 IST

    Black money: Swiss Parliament to take up India pact soon

    Switzerland's parliament will soon take up the issue of inking a crucial Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) agreement with India, a move that could help combat the menace of black money and erect a platform to enable the exchange of information between the two countries.

  • Indrani Mukerjea, Sheena Bora
    Sep 02, 2015 11:18 IST

    Sheena Bora murder: Driver Rai's family now neighbourhood pariah

    Tucked into a corner of a chawl in Vakola is a locked room. At first glance, it does not seem big enough for even one person. But this is where the family of Indrani Mukerjea’s driver Shyamwar Rai lives. A week ago, Rai was a “quiet man”, today he is a pariah.

  • Nation-wide strike called by trade unions
    Sep 02, 2015 10:53 IST

    Trade union strike hits transport, banking services across India

    Millions of workers across India went on a 24-hour strike on Wednesday to protest against changes in labour laws and privatisation of PSUs, affecting normal life in many cities.

  • Rankings
    Sep 02, 2015 11:50 IST

    Strike hits normal life in Karnataka; buses, autorickshaws keep off the roads

    The day-long nationwide strike called by central trade unions affected normal life in this IT city and other parts of Karnataka on Tuesday even as the state government warned against forceful imposition of the strike.

  • Indrani Mukerjea, Sheena Bora
    Sep 02, 2015 09:52 IST

    Police search for mystery caller who blew lid off Sheena Bora case

    An anonymous caller who tipped off Mumbai police about the alleged murder of Sheena Bora could hold the key to several answered questions, as investigators dig deeper into an incident which has gripped the nation for more than a week.

  • army soldier
    Sep 02, 2015 09:39 IST

    J-K: Security forces clash with militants in Sopore gunfight

    Security forces engaged militants in a gun battle in Rafiabad area of northern Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said.

  • Radhe Maa and Dolly Bindra
    Sep 02, 2015 09:12 IST

    FIR filed against Radhe Maa on complaint by Dolly Bindra

    An FIR has been filed against self-styled godwoman Radhe Maa and more than a dozen of her family members as well as associates, based on a complaint filed by TV actress Dolly Bindra, said Mumbai police on Wednesday.

  • fog
    Sep 02, 2015 00:51 IST

    Telangana: Engg student kills self, note says 'due to ragging'

    V Sainath (18), a native of Ramakrishnapuram in Adilabad district of the state, had left his hostel at Medchal in Hyderabad on Monday afternoon and was not seen since then, police said on Tuesday.

  • Bhagalpur rally
    Sep 02, 2015 00:32 IST

    Nitish is cheating people, alleges Modi in Bhagalpur

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a blistering attack against the Nitish Kumar-led grand alliance on Tuesday, accusing it of “cheating” people as he pushed development to the forefront of Bihar’s looming poll battle.

  • Gangrape-N
    Sep 02, 2015 00:31 IST

    Jharkhand HC sacks officer probing Dumaria rape case

    The Jharkhand high court pumped adrenaline into the nine-year-old rape victim’s case by sacking the sub-inspector-rank investigating officer for tardy pace of probe and directing the government to hand over the case to an officer not below the rank of deputy superintendent of police.

  • Capt Amarinder Singh
    Sep 02, 2015 00:32 IST

    Amarinder meets Sonia to discuss Congress shake-up in Punjab

    In a sudden development, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday met former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh to discuss the possible organisational changes in the state unit.

  • udhampur attack
    Sep 02, 2015 00:03 IST

    Third person arrested in Udhampur attack case

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday arrested Showkat Ahmed Bhat, a resident of Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir, in connection with its probe into the Udhampur attack.

  • MMRCA scrapped
    Sep 01, 2015 23:58 IST

    India agrees to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets as deadlock ends

    The defence ministry’s top acquisition body — the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) — gave a go ahead to the negotiation committee on purchasing Rafale jets for the Indian Air Force, signalling an end to the deadlock in talks over the purchase of the 36 fighter jets.